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‘On a very slow roller-coaster ride’: director of Netflix Malaysian comedy Spilt Gravy on Rice on the film’s years-long battle with the country’s censors

‘On a very slow roller-coaster ride’: director of Netflix...

‘On a very slow roller-coaster ride’ is how the director of Malaysian dark comedy...

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Oscar-winning Chinese composer Tan Dun on why ‘Hong Kong is home’, his new role as city’s cultural ambassador and upcoming ‘immersive opera’

Oscar-winning Chinese composer Tan Dun on why ‘Hong Kong...

Oscar-winning Chinese-American composer Tan Dun opens up about his new role as Hong...

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Netflix historical K-drama Under the Queen’s Umbrella mixes tiger mothers, court intrigue and parasol politics

Netflix historical K-drama Under the Queen’s Umbrella mixes...

Netflix period K-drama Under the Queen’s Umbrella charms us with political intrigue,...

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The 13 best new Hollywood movies this winter, from Creed and John Wick sequels to The Fabelmans and Babylon

The 13 best new Hollywood movies this winter, from Creed...

Creed III, John Wick: Chapter 4 and Scream 6 are just some of the film sequels making...

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Disney says Asia-Pacific a ‘key pillar’ for next 100 years, as Disney+ trails more K-dramas, including Big Bet starring Choi Min-sik

Disney says Asia-Pacific a ‘key pillar’ for next 100 years,...

Disney pledges to increase its content creation and distribution in the Asia-Pacific,...

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Filipino actress Dolly De Leon on her role in Triangle of Sadness, 2022 Cannes Film Festival winner, and why she’s ‘up for any challenge’

Filipino actress Dolly De Leon on her role in Triangle...

At 53, Dolly De Leon has her breakout role in Cannes Palme d’Or winner Triangle...

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Netflix K-drama review: Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area Part 2, action-thriller starring Park Hae-soo begins to ring hollow

Netflix K-drama review: Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic...

Netflix K-drama set in the national mint in a unified Korea has lost some of the...

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Robert Downey Jnr on Netflix portrait of his filmmaker father, and the relationship between two ‘pretty flawed dudes’

Robert Downey Jnr on Netflix portrait of his filmmaker...

Streaming now on Netflix, Sr. is Robert Downey Jnr’s depiction of his auteur father’s...

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Netflix movie review: Troll – Tomb Raider director’s Norway-set monster film is competently made but frustrating

Netflix movie review: Troll – Tomb Raider director’s Norway-set...

Troll, directed and co-written by Tomb Raider director Roar Uthaug and set in his...

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How Hong Kong sex symbol Chingmy Yau, star of Naked Killer, became an adult-film sensation

How Hong Kong sex symbol Chingmy Yau, star of Naked Killer,...

Chingmy Yau’s transition from respectable actress to star of Category III adult...

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‘Our world is in a mess right now’: Jane Goodall on how ‘every one of us’ can help save planet Earth

‘Our world is in a mess right now’: Jane Goodall on how...

Jane Goodall praises China’s conservation of giant pandas and its environmental...

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Disney+ series Women in Taipei criticised for portraying southern Taiwanese women as ‘slow’ and other stereotypes

Disney+ series Women in Taipei criticised for portraying...

Women in Taipei puts Disney+ in the spotlight for denigrating ‘southern’ girls,...

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Why this dragon didn’t roar: starring Sam Neill, first Chinese-Australian film co-production The Dragon Pearl was a flop

Why this dragon didn’t roar: starring Sam Neill, first...

Why this dragon didn’t roar: despite a cast that included Jurassic Park’s Sam Neill,...

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‘I thought I was a loser’: how a career coach’s book showed this Hong Kong woman it’s OK to have many interests. Now she’s CEO of her own start-up

‘I thought I was a loser’: how a career coach’s book showed...

Olivia Chan had a variety of interests but no career path. Reading life coach Margaret...

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Tori and Lokita movie review: Dardenne brothers return to form with punchy drama about migrant workers and their exploitation

Tori and Lokita movie review: Dardenne brothers return...

Children from West Africa, the titular characters must dodge their traffickers while...

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Zombies in Hong Kong, dreams of Hollywood and acting in a Jackie Chan movie - Japanese action star Rina Takeda on what’s next, and her goals

Zombies in Hong Kong, dreams of Hollywood and acting in...

She dreams of working with Jackie Chan and going to Hollywood, but next up for versatile...