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Kanye West announces he's running for US president on Twitter; Elon Musk tweets in support
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Kanye West announces he's running for US president on Twitter; Elon Musk tweets in support

It was not immediately clear if Kanye West was serious about vying for the presidency four months before the 3 November election or if he had filed any official paperwork to appear on state election ballots

Ajay Devgn to bankroll film on India-China Galwan Valley clash; actor's Maidaan pushed to 13 August, 2021
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Ajay Devgn to bankroll film on India-China Galwan Valley clash; actor's Maidaan pushed to 13 August, 2021

Ajay Devgn FFilms will produce a yet-untitled film on the Galwan Valley clash, in which 20 Indian Army personnel were killed.

How Robert Wise's 1949 boxing film The Set-Up underscores the impossibility of the Great American Dream
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How Robert Wise's 1949 boxing film The Set-Up underscores the impossibility of the Great American Dream

The Set-Up (1949) centres on Stoker, a 35-year-old boxer riding on a string of failures, getting ready for what may be his last shot at success.

Family Romance, LLC movie review: Werner Herzog explores the complex popularity of Japan's Rent-a-Family industry
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Family Romance, LLC movie review: Werner Herzog explores the complex popularity of Japan's Rent-a-Family industry

Family Romance, LLC, now streaming on MUBI India, benefits from director Werner Herzog’s masterful execution.

The Lord of the Rings, Cowboy Bebop series granted permission to resume production in New Zealand
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The Lord of the Rings, Cowboy Bebop series granted permission to resume production in New Zealand

Although shooting has not yet resumed on The Lord of the Rings, the New Zealand Film Commission said that they have begun pre-production.

Netflix to adapt horror comedy graphic novels DeadEndia as animated series; show will premiere in 2021
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Netflix to adapt horror comedy graphic novels DeadEndia as animated series; show will premiere in 2021

DeadEndia follows the adventures of protagonists Barney and Norma as they balance their summer jobs at a local theme park's haunted house while battling real supernatural forces that dwell within it

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tamil filmmaker opens grocery store; Tokyo performance group puts up drive-in horror shows
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tamil filmmaker opens grocery store; Tokyo performance group puts up drive-in horror shows

Meanwhile, Disney has cancelled Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 4K version re-release in the UK in light of increasing coronavirus cases.

Vishal Bhardwaj confesses he's often undervalued as a composer: I want to make music for films that aren't mine
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Vishal Bhardwaj confesses he's often undervalued as a composer: I want to make music for films that aren't mine

In this exclusive interview with Firstpost, Vishal Bhardwaj talks about how he thinks of himself as a music composer first, and a filmmaker later.

Brie Larson launches YouTube channel, reveals Captain Marvel helped her deal with social anxiety
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Brie Larson launches YouTube channel, reveals Captain Marvel helped her deal with social anxiety

Brie Larson explains she intended to launch a YouTube channel since she's learnt a lot from the platform, like 'how to use my printer, or be a considerate activist.'

Bulbbul and the 21st century global Gothic: How the Netflix Original imbibes the genre's characteristic tropes
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Bulbbul and the 21st century global Gothic: How the Netflix Original imbibes the genre's characteristic tropes

Throughout its 90-minute runtime, Bulbbul engages with many different tropes of the Gothic genre.

Sufiyum Sujatayum movie review: Jayasurya is more effective in his supporting role than the leads of this listless film
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Sufiyum Sujatayum movie review: Jayasurya is more effective in his supporting role than the leads of this listless film

Deceptive marketing might have been partly forgiven if Sufiyum Sujatayum had something worthwhile to offer.

Saroj Khan passes away: A masterful choreographer, who spruced up traditional dance forms with 'a dazzle of Bollywood'
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Saroj Khan passes away: A masterful choreographer, who spruced up traditional dance forms with 'a dazzle of Bollywood'

“I was in a man’s job, trying to get a foothold. And I didn’t give up," Saroj Khan had said in her 2019 TEDx Talk.

On Becoming a God in Central Florida review: Kirsten Dunst raucously dismantles sandcastle of the American Dream
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On Becoming a God in Central Florida review: Kirsten Dunst raucously dismantles sandcastle of the American Dream

In the show On Becoming a God in Central Florida revolves, a single mother resolves to take down a marketing company responsible for her family's downfall.

Saroj Khan, ace choreographer, was captured in a documentary. Saroj Khan, the person, reached far beyond
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Saroj Khan, ace choreographer, was captured in a documentary. Saroj Khan, the person, reached far beyond

“It has been a long struggle with many ups and downs in my personal life,” Saroj Khan told Nidhi Tuli. “The dances I compose and direct do not show the tears and the heartbreaks in my life.”

Saroj Khan paved the way for choreographers in Bollywood: Farah Khan, Vaibhavi Merchant, Ahmed Khan weigh in
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Saroj Khan paved the way for choreographers in Bollywood: Farah Khan, Vaibhavi Merchant, Ahmed Khan weigh in

Choreographer Bosco Martis points out Saroj Khan got the first Filmfare Award for choreography for 'Ek Do Teen' in 1989.

Vishal Bhardwaj, Rekha launch label VB Music, promise to produce one new song every month
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Vishal Bhardwaj, Rekha launch label VB Music, promise to produce one new song every month

In a video shared on VB Music's new Twitter handle, the director-music composer explained why he chose to start the label.

Hamilton movie review: Film adaptation of the iconic Broadway on Disney+ boasts of rich archival value
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Hamilton movie review: Film adaptation of the iconic Broadway on Disney+ boasts of rich archival value

The audience on Disney+ Hotstar get beyond "the best seat in the house" through the agile cinematography that documents Hamilton.

Following JK Rowling's essay, Harry Potter fan sites distance from author, reject transphobic beliefs
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Following JK Rowling's essay, Harry Potter fan sites distance from author, reject transphobic beliefs

Harry Potter fan websites The Leaky Cauldron and Mugglenet distance from author JK Rowling, using their platforms to 'counteract the harm she has caused'

Coronavirus Outbreak: Union warns members against working in Michael Bay's Songbird over safety protocol
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Union warns members against working in Michael Bay's Songbird over safety protocol

The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Actors issued a do-not-work order to its members, saying the makers of Songbird have not signed proper safety agreements for the shoot.