Leonardo DiCaprio urged to cut support for India river project
27 September 2019 | 11:32 am
A coalition of Indian environmental groups has urged Hollywood superstar Leonardo DiCaprio to withdraw his support for a contentious river rejuvenation program being launched by a globe-trotting mystic.
13 Mar 2020
With flights grounded and some cities under lockdown, COVID-19 is affecting every aspect of daily life, including arts and culture. Major events like the Coachella music festival and South by Southwest have been cancelled in the United States and film releases and scheduled shoots have been postponed. We also take a look at the consequences of the virus here in France, where insurance companies estimate that it could cost up to $1 billion for the theatre industry, with some smaller venues even risking cl
4 May 2020
The online concert was organized to raise funds for people affected by the coronavirus pandemic in India. The South Asian country has registered over 42,000 COVID-19 cases and is looking to ease lockdown measures.
29 May 2020
Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week's film news, including coronavirus-safe red carpets, how to get the real cinema experience in your own home and the online retrospective of American independent filmmaker Mark Rappaport from the Munich Film Museum. She also gives us the week's film picks, including Romanian director Anca Damian's "Marona's Fantastic Tale" and Irish director Lorcan Finnegan's dystopian oddity "Vivarium."
27 Jun 2020
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2 Jul 2020
Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week’s film news including "Capital in the 21st Century," the La Rochelle Film festival, a tribute to Gone With the Wind actress Olivia de Havilland for her 104th birthday and the re-release of ten 1930s movies from Hollywood’s racy days.
7 Jul 2020
China's two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan, arguably the greatest badminton player of all time, announces his retirement at the age of 36.
27 Jul 2020
Golden age Hollywood star Olivia de Havilland dies at 104, her agent said. She starred in "Gone with the Wind" and was a two-time Oscar winner.
7 Jan 2021
Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week's film news, including a look ahead at filmmaking in 2021 and a review of the new Pixar movie "Soul". She also reveals her "virtual" pick of the week: a one-minute-long film, shot with a cell phone and entitled "Women's Empowerment".
13 Feb 2021
Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney completed one of football's most unlikely takeovers when they finalised their purchase of non-league minnows Wrexham on Tuesday.
1 Mar 2021
Golden Globes hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on Sunday (February 28) called on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) to include Black members, following a furor over diversity. The usual cozy gathering of A-listers at a gala dinner in Beverly Hills has been overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic and controversy over the lack of Black members in the 87-member HFPA, whose members choose the Golden Globe winners.
14 Mar 2021
Al Pacino’s suit from Scarface, Batman's mask and other props from Hollywood films are set to go on auction in Los Angeles next month. "Daniel Radcliffe's wand, what a great item to own," says Julien’s Auctions executive director Martin Nolan. The item is estimated at $10 000.
23 Mar 2021
The coronavirus pandemic brought the global film industry to a virtual halt, and it's not just Hollywood that has been badly hit. The Atlas Film Studios in Ouarzazate, Morocco, where blockbusters like "Game of Thrones" and "Gladiator" were filmed, are grappling with the fallout as filming cancellations has affected the tourism sector. But first - the Turkish lira has tumbled after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan again sacked the country's central bank chief, after the latter raised interest rates.
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NBA referees have admitted to making a "gut-wrenching" error in the LA Lakers recent game against the Boston Celtics. LeBron James drove in for a layup and was hit on the arm by Jason Taylor but referees didn't call a foul, leading to overtime and a 125-121 defeat.
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More bodies were recovered overnight, and rescue operations are still ongoing. Most of the victims were police officers.
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Ukraine expects Russia to launch a military offensive on or around the anniversary of its invasion on February 24. Olaf Scholz defends his tank delivery decision.
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Afghanistan is seeing its coldest winter in 15 years, with temperatures as low as -33 degrees Celsius. The country is also dealing with a major hunger crisis.
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The Haitian government is under mounting pressure amid violent protests by police who accuse interim Prime Minister Ariel Henry of inaction. The UN is considering sending troops to stabilize the nation in crisis.