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March 11, 2015 1:09 PM Actor Wang Xuebing's Drug Offense Dims Film Prospect

An upcoming film has become the unexpected victim of controversy after one of its actors was detained for drug use, stirring debate on whether movies or TV series should bear consequences if its actors break the law. Award-winning film "A Fool" was slated to open in theaters in May, but may be forced to change its opening day after Wang Xuebing, who played 6

March 11, 2015 12:48 PM Government reaction to ‘India’s Daughter’ compounds the subject of rape

India’s new government has started a war it cannot win over India’s Daughter, a documentary by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin about the horrific gang rape of a student in New Delhi in December 2012. Last week, the film was banned in India. But it has also created a huge sensation — partly from the very act of being banned, partly because it contains 7

March 11, 2015 9:58 AM Farhan Akhtar Performs at UN Concert on Womens Empowerment

Indian actor-producer Farhan Akhtar performed at a star-studded event here organised by the UN body on women's empowerment where leaders made a clarion call to end gender inequality by the year 2030. The event 'Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality' was a UN-hosted celebration for the 20th anniversary of the historic Fourth World Conference 23

March 11, 2015 9:24 AM ‘FreeTown’ movie to debut internationally

Award-winning filmmakers Garrett Batty (The Saratov Approach) and Adam Abel (Saints and Soldiers) return to Ghana next week to debut their upcoming film, FREETOWN, filmed outside Accra, Ghana. The premiere on March 12, 2015, will spotlight the local Ghanaian cast and crew, as well as the film’s story of unwavering faith and courage during Liberia’s 1990 civil 6

March 11, 2015 8:37 AM Film airs without sex in Vietnam

Moviegoers in Singapore have been left feeling short-changed after paying to see the film — and finding that all the sex scenes have been edited out. In the lead up to the release, the movie was banned in Indonesia, India, Cambodia and Malaysia — with censors declaring it was “more pornography than a movie”. While Vietnam decided to allow it — the country’s 9

March 11, 2015 8:05 AM No arrests yet in SABC mugging

Johannesburg - No arrests have been made yet following the mugging of SABC journalists outside Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg, Gauteng police said on Wednesday morning. "The armed robbers accosted the crew and robbed them of their valuables, including laptops and cellular phones, outside the Milpark Hospital. The robbery was recorded on camera and no injuries 22

March 11, 2015 1:46 AM Documentary about New Delhi gang rape deserves to be shown in India

A searing new documentary about a gang rape in New Delhi has been banned by India’s government. But even though efforts to suppress the film are obviously misguided, it’s much too simplistic to conclude that India is unable to have a frank discussion about gender-based violence. Indeed, the furious debate in India about the imperfect film proves the opposite 4

March 11, 2015 12:54 AM 4 years after tsunami, Japanese town near nuclear plant remains deserted

The word for the number four sounds much like the word for death in Japanese. Now, four years after a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Japan, causing a mega tsunami that devastated a large stretch of the Japanese seaside and triggered the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, death is a fitting word to describe the fate of many coastal 4

March 10, 2015 9:49 PM Kim Cattrall Doesn't Fancy Jamie Dornan: He Doesn't Look Like a Man to Me

Samantha Jones has always been one of a kind, although we have to say this geniuinely surprised us. Sex and the City star Kim Cattrall, whose onscreen character was known for her insatiable sexual appetite, will officially shock her fans when they read this next statement: She doesn't find Jamie Dornan attractive. That's right, Samantha Jones doesn't 4

March 10, 2015 5:29 PM Court told Berlusconi had 'dragon's passion' for young girls

Berlusconi, 78, was convicted in 2013 of paying for sex with an under-age dancer known as "Ruby the heart stealer" and then abusing his power as premier to cover it up. The conviction, a seven-year prison term and a lifetime ban from public office were overturned on appeal last year, triggering a counter-appeal by prosecutors to the Court of Cassation 6