Beijing court accepts case requiring China’s censor to justify ban of gay content

A court said it will hear a Shanghai man’s legal challenge to a 2017 rule banning Chinese streaming-video services from carrying content that depicts gay relationships. A Beijing court on Wednesday said that it will hear a case requiring China’s media regulator to justify a recent classification of homosexuality as “abnormal.” Fan Chunlin, a More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, January 5th, 2018
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‘Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds’: Film Review

Korean heavyweights Ha Jung-woo, Cha Tae-hyun and Lee Jung-jae lead a starry cast in writer-director Kim Yong-hwa’s karmic holiday blockbuster. Taking a page from Buddhist dogma involving karma, judgment and rebirth More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, January 5th, 2018
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Art Directors Guild Awards: ‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Blade Runner 2049’ among nominees

Scifi fantasy Blade Runner 2049, WWII drama Dunkirk and cold war fairy tale The Shape of Water are among the nominees for the Art Directors Guild’s Excellence in Production Design Awards, which will be handed More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Dexter Fletcher to replace Bryan Singer as director of Bohemian Rhapsody

In yet another unexpected plot twist for the potentially doomed Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, actor, director and Guy Ritchie favourite Dexter Fletcher has jumped on board to take over from beleaguered director More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Record-breaking painting of Jesus sold for $450million to be moved to Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum

Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of Jesus sold for a whopping $450 million last month will go on display at the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the museum announced on Twitter. A painting of Jesus believed to be by Leonardo da More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga Duet in a New ‘A Star Is Born’ Photo

Although the Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga remake of A Star Is Born is months away, slated for a May 18, 2018 release, fans are slowly getting more clues of what to expect from the power duo’s film. This new still More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Actress Roundtable: Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone other top stars on harassment in Hollywood and Ideas for industry change

Jennifer Lawrence had some advice for recent New York transplant Mary J. Blige on acclimating to life in Los Angeles. “Just make friends with your neighbors, like I did,” Lawrence, 27, said to Blige, 46, before More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Mexico, Greece, 24 other countries for 2017 Calabar Carnival

No fewer than 26 countries are participating in the 2017 Calabar carnival, Mr Ikobi Ikobi, a Commissioner in the Carnival Commission in charge of Media and Publicity has said. Ikobi, who spoke in an interview with More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Ranking the All-Time Thanksgiving Movie Classics

From White Christmas to It’s a Wonderful Life, there’s no shortage of Christmas movies, Halloween movies, and even New Year’s Eve movies. But Thanksgiving movies? That’s something you rarely see playing More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Russian ‘Death of Stalin’ distributor plans January release

Volga is currently working on dubbing, after which it will apply for an exhibition license despite earlier calls for banning the movie in Russia. Volga, the Russian distributor of Armando Iannucci’s The Death More...