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Asif Kapadia on Diego Maradona, and how it's different from his previous two documentaries Senna and Amy
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Asif Kapadia on Diego Maradona, and how it's different from his previous two documentaries Senna and Amy

Academy Award-winning British Indian filmmaker Asif Kapadia opens up on interacting with Diego Maradona, who was the only alive subject of the three documentaries he has directed so far.

Jiri Menzel, Oscar-winning Czech film director of Closely Watched Trains, passes away
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Jiri Menzel, Oscar-winning Czech film director of Closely Watched Trains, passes away

Oscar-winning Czech director Jiri Menzel died aged 82 after battling serious health issues, his wife says.

FIFA plans new rule to help players switch their nationalities more easily
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FIFA plans new rule to help players switch their nationalities more easily

The new rule will take effect next month if 211 national federations approve it at the congress on 18 September that FIFA is hosting online from Zurich.

Resul Pookutty says he had difficulty finding work in Hindi cinema after Oscar win
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Resul Pookutty says he had difficulty finding work in Hindi cinema after Oscar win

Resul Pookutty, who won Oscar for 2009 film Slumdog Millionaire, says he nearly had "a breakdown" because nobody offered him any work in Bollywood post his win

George Clooney to direct, produce and star in adaptation of J R Moehringer’s The Tender Bar for Amazon Studios
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George Clooney to direct, produce and star in adaptation of J R Moehringer’s The Tender Bar for Amazon Studios

George Clooney’s directorial credits include movies such as Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Leatherheads, Ides of March and Suburbicon.

Hilary Swank's Netflix space drama Away to release on 4 September; see teaser
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Hilary Swank's Netflix space drama Away to release on 4 September; see teaser

In Away, Hilary Swank plays an American astronaut Emma Green who is preparing to lead an international crew on the first mission to Mars.

Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone passes away at 91 in Rome; funeral will be a private affair, says lawyer
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Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone passes away at 91 in Rome; funeral will be a private affair, says lawyer

Ennio Morricone is survived by his wife Maria, his three sons Andrea, a composer and conductor, Giovanni and Marco and his daughter Alessandra.

Viola Davis addressing Hollywood’s wage gap in 2018 video surfaces online
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Viola Davis addressing Hollywood’s wage gap in 2018 video surfaces online

Viola Davis spoke about the inequality in wages during an interaction with journalist Tina Brown at the 2018 Women in the World summit.

Johnny Mandel, Oscar-winning musician, passes away aged 94 after cardiac ailment
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Johnny Mandel, Oscar-winning musician, passes away aged 94 after cardiac ailment

Johnny Mandel was among the last of the great songwriters to emerge in the pre-rock ‘n’ roll era, his career dating back to the 1940s

Hollywood giants express solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement, but there's lack of systemic change, say experts
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Hollywood giants express solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement, but there's lack of systemic change, say experts

Hollywood’s record in diversity and inclusion has improved in recent years, but it still lags behind the population — particularly in its executive ranks.

Lady Gaga drops new single Stupid Love: Listing the pop star's best songs, from 'Poker Face' to 'Shallow'
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Lady Gaga drops new single Stupid Love: Listing the pop star's best songs, from 'Poker Face' to 'Shallow'

After surprising fans with her first single in three years, 'Stupid Love,' Lady Gaga has also announced her next album Chromatica will release in April.

Bombshell's narratives depicts a confused feminism, Hollywood's lukewarm attempt to represent #MeToo movement
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Bombshell's narratives depicts a confused feminism, Hollywood's lukewarm attempt to represent #MeToo movement

Bombshell has been described as the “first” #MeToo film, and the “definitive” film about the #MeToo movement – and there is much to admire about a group of women who take on a workplace riddled with sexual harassment, and win. Yet the film appears to view the women’s political ideologies and their fight against sexism as separate issues.

Elton John cancels remaining New Zealand tour performances due to pneumonia diagnosis; shows postponed to 2021
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Elton John cancels remaining New Zealand tour performances due to pneumonia diagnosis; shows postponed to 2021

Elton John said in a statement Tuesday he was ‘incredibly disappointed’ and sent his sincerest apologies to his fans.

Bong Joon-ho's Parasite witnesses rise in worldwide box office earnings after historic Oscar win
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Bong Joon-ho's Parasite witnesses rise in worldwide box office earnings after historic Oscar win

Parasite became the first South Korean film to win the Best Picture Academy Award.

Oscars 2020: Laura Dern wins maiden Academy Award for supporting role in Marriage Story
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Oscars 2020: Laura Dern wins maiden Academy Award for supporting role in Marriage Story

Laura Dern’s win at Oscars 2020 came nearly three decades after her first Academy Award nomination, a lead actress bid in 1992 for Rambling Rose.

The rise and rise of Parasite: Bong Joon-ho's success illustrates how Korean New Wave is taking over award shows
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The rise and rise of Parasite: Bong Joon-ho's success illustrates how Korean New Wave is taking over award shows

The Korean New Wave, the international fascination with Korean entertainment and film industry, began in the 1990s, and if the international success of Parasite, the black comedy thriller by Bong Joon-ho, is anything to go by, this wave is only becoming bigger.

Oscars 2020 slammed for lack of diversity again; presenter Issa Rae takes a dig at 'all those men' in best director noms
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Oscars 2020 slammed for lack of diversity again; presenter Issa Rae takes a dig at 'all those men' in best director noms

There were there no female nominees in directing for the 87th time in Oscars history — a direct snub to Little Women maker Greta Gerwig, as well as several other worthy candidates

Parasite director Bong Joon-Ho to present black and white version of his film at Rotterdam
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Parasite director Bong Joon-Ho to present black and white version of his film at Rotterdam

Parasite is South Korea's official entry for the best international feature film category at the 92nd Academy Awards.

Director Todd Phillips is reportedly working on a screenplay for the sequel of Joaquin Phoenix-starrer
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Director Todd Phillips is reportedly working on a screenplay for the sequel of Joaquin Phoenix-starrer

Joker is the first R-rated film to cross the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office.