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7 Oscars 2021 lessons: Minari is the real winner, women directors rule, diversity isn’t quite there yet and more

7 Oscars 2021 lessons: Minari is the real winner, women...

There can be no doubt this has been the strangest awards season in the history of...

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Britney Spears film triggers Jessica Simpson, Paris Hilton and other women celebrities of the ’90s, when body shaming and questions about sex were seen as normal

Britney Spears film triggers Jessica Simpson, Paris Hilton...

Jessica Simpson can’t watch it. Jennifer Love Hewitt said it “hurt my heart”, and...

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Netflix K-drama Love Alarm returns for season two, ramping up the romance

Netflix K-drama Love Alarm returns for season two, ramping...

Alarm bells – well, apps – are ringing in near-future Seoul, with love in the air...

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Gu Long’s martial arts stories on the big screen: how Chor Yuen adapted 17 of his magical novels, and our pick of the movies

Gu Long’s martial arts stories on the big screen: how Chor...

Film director Chor Yuen adapted 17 works by the New Wave martial arts novelist Gu...

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DMX, rap’s dark, tortured star, dies at 50

DMX, rap’s dark, tortured star, dies at 50

DMX, the hardcore hip-hop star whose ominous, snarling raps chronicled the violence...

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K-drama review – in Netflix’s Sisyphus: The Myth, disappointing and illogical end to time-travel shenanigans

K-drama review – in Netflix’s Sisyphus: The Myth, disappointing...

This article contains spoilers.1.5/5 starsTime-travel stories are a double-edged...

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Mortal Kombat movie review: gleefully violent video game adaptation a treat for fans of game franchise

Mortal Kombat movie review: gleefully violent video game...

3.5/5 starsFans of the long-running Mortal Kombat video game franchise finally have...

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On the wonders of Bach, transcribing Liszt and his return to Hong Kong: classical pianist Chiyan Wong

On the wonders of Bach, transcribing Liszt and his return...

Hong Kong-born classical pianist Chiyan Wong might have just moved to Berlin in...

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Can’t wait for Mortal Kombat? The 10 best fighting tournament movies you must see

Can’t wait for Mortal Kombat? The 10 best fighting tournament...

Mortal Kombat, a long-awaited reboot of the film franchise based on the hugely successful...

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Political storm raises stakes for Hong Kong museum M+ and its lofty ambition to be among world’s best

Political storm raises stakes for Hong Kong museum M+ and...

This is the second of a two-part special examining the debate around the flagship...

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Chinese TV series grow in popularity overseas but movies are another story

Chinese TV series grow in popularity overseas but movies...

China is fast becoming a global entertainment powerhouse, churning out high-quality...

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The Father movie review: Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman star in masterful dementia drama

The Father movie review: Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman...

4/5 starsThe Father achieves the near-impossible. Adapted by Florian Zeller from...

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Art Dubai 2021: return of art fair reflects emirate’s new normal – and how ‘we are becoming humans again’

Art Dubai 2021: return of art fair reflects emirate’s new...

It was a scene reminiscent of pre-pandemic Dubai in the United Arab Emirates: art...

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The first Jackie Chan movies: how martial arts superstar shaped his fighting style in Shaolin Wooden Men, The Young Master, and more

The first Jackie Chan movies: how martial arts superstar...

Jackie Chan’s first shot at fame during the mid-1970s saw Lo Wei, who had directed...

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Candice Lin, Chinese-American artist, on her first solo show in China and its focus on the migrant experience

Candice Lin, Chinese-American artist, on her first solo...

A life-size model of a medieval wooden trebuchet (a medieval catapult) projects...

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Netflix show Vincenzo: what happens when K-drama meets The Godfather

Netflix show Vincenzo: what happens when K-drama meets...

Opposites usually attract when it comes to on-screen, odd-couple combos: Starsky...