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    Malaysian Novels That Should Be Adapted to Film!

    After "The Garden of Evening Mists", here are other novels that we would like to see on screen!

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    Khalil Fong returns for first concert in Malaysia since 2012

    It's been almost a decade since the singer last performed live in Malaysia

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    JoshNella get fans excited with messages for each other

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    Baron Geisler welcomes first baby

    The actor shares a photo of his newborn daughter Talitha on social media

  • Meet The Famous Humans Playing Animals in "Dolittle!
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    Meet The Famous Humans Playing Animals in "Dolittle!

    There are lots of voices behind the animals in "Dolittle" but who is voicing who?

  • Directors Guild Awards 2020: Sam Mendes Wins Top Prize for ‘1917’
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    Directors Guild Awards 2020: Sam Mendes Wins Top Prize for ‘1917’

    Sam Mendes has been named the best feature-film director of 2019 by the Directors Guild of America, which handed out its annual awards on Saturday at the Ritz-Carlton in Los Angeles.The win makes the “1917” director a commanding front-runner in the Oscar race for Best Directors — and coupled with his film’s victory at the Producers Guild Awards last week, makes the World War I drama the favorite to win Best Picture winner as well.Mendes beat his fellow Oscar nominees Bong Joon Ho (“Parasite”), Quentin Tarantino (“Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”) and Martin Scorsese (“The Irishman”), as well as “Jojo Rabbit” director Taika Waititi.The DGA Award is one of the most reliable Oscar predictors, with the winner going on to win the Academy Award for Best Director for the last six years in a row, 15 times in the last 16 years and 62 times in 71 years.In addition, the film whose director wins the DGA historically has a greater than 75 percent chance of winning the Best Picture Oscar, but that figure has been slipping lately. The two awards have coincided only twice in the last six years, with “The Shape of Water” two years ago and “Birdman” in 2014. The other three years, Alfonso Cuarón won the DGA and the Best Director awards for “Gravity,” Alejandro G. Iñárritu for “The Revenant,” Damien Chazelle for “La La Land” and Cuarón again for “Roma,” while the Best Picture Oscars went to “12 Years a Slave,” “Spotlight,” “Moonlight” and “Green Book,” respectively.Also Read: 'American Factory' Named Top Documentary at Cinema Eye HonorsAlma Har’el, one of three female directors in the first-time feature directing category, won for her work on “Honey Boy,” while Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert won the documentary award for “American Factory.”Bill Hader won the comedy-series award for the “ronny/lily” episode of his TV series “Barry.” The drama-series award went to Nicole Kassell, one of two directors nominated for different episodes of “Watchmen.” The television movie or limited series award went to Johan Renck for “Chernobyl.”Don Roy King won an award for directing an episode of “Saturday Night Live” for the fourth consecutive year, while James Burrows and Andy Fisher won for “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’.”Also Read: Norman Lear Becomes Oldest Emmy Winner at 97The DGA is the third of the four major Hollywood guilds to announce its awards. The Screen Actors Guild gave its ensemble-acting award to “Parasite,” while the Producers Guild chose “1917” as the best-produced film of 2019.The last of the major guilds, the Writers Guild, will announce its awards on Feb. 1.Also Read: '1917' Named Top Film at Producers Guild AwardsHere is the complete list of Directors Guild Award nominees. Winners are indicated by **WINNER.Feature Film Bong Joon Ho, “Parasite” Sam Mendes, “1917” **WINNER Martin Scorsese, “The Irishman” Quentin Tarantino, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” Taika Waititi, “Jojo Rabbit”First-Time Feature Film Mati Diop, “Atlantics” Alma Har’el, “Honey Boy” **WINNER Melina Matsoukas, “Queen & Slim” Tyler Nilson & Michael Schwartz, “The Peanut Butter Falcon” Joe Talbot, “The Last Black Man in San Francisco”Documentary Feature Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert, “American Factory” **WINNER Feras Fayyad, “The Cave” Alex Holmes, “Maiden” Ljubomir Stefanov & Tamara Kotevska, “Honeyland” Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang, “One Child Nation”Dramatic Series Nicole Kassell, “Watchmen,” “It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice” **WINNER Mark Mulod, “Succession,” “This Is Not For Tears” David Nutter, “Game of Thrones,” “The Last of the Starks” Miguel Sapochnik, “Game of Thrones,” “The Long Night” Stephen Williams, “Watchmen,” “This Extraordinary Being”Comedy Series Dan Attias, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “It’s the Sixties, Man!” Bill Hader, “Barry,” “ronny/lily” **WINNER David Mandel, “Veep,” “Veep” Amy Sherman Palladino, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “It’s Comedy or Cabbage” Dan Palladino, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “Marvelous Radio”Movies for Television and Limited Series Ava DuVernay, “When They See Us” Vince Gilligan, “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” Thomas Kail, “Fosse/Verdon,” “Nowadays” Johan Renck, “Chernobyl” **WINNER Minkie Spiro, “Fosse/Verdon,” “All I Care About Is Love” Jessica Yu, “Fosse/Verdon, “”Glory”Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Regular Scheduled Programming Paul G. Casey, “Real Time With Bill Maher,” “1730” Nora S. Gerard, “CBS Sunday Morning,” “40th Anniversary” Jim Hoskinson, “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “A. Ocasio-Cortez; Incubus” Don Roy King, “Saturday Night Live,” “E. Murphy; Lizzo” **WINNER Paul Pennolino, Christopher Werner, “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” “SLAPP Suits”Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Specials James Burrows, Andy Fisher, “Live in Front of a Studio Audience Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons'” **WINNER Spike Jonze, “Aziz Ansari: Right Now” Stan Lathan, “Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones” Linda Mendoza, “Wanda Sykes: Not Normal” Glenn Weiss, “The 91st Annual Academy AwardsReality Programs Hisham Abed, “Queer Eye,” “Black Girl Magic” Jason Cohen, “Encore!,” “Annie” **WINNER Jon Favreau, “The Chef Show,” “Hog Island” Ashley S. Gorman, “First Responders Live,” “103” Patrick McManus, “American Ninja Warrior,” “1116 Las Vegas National Finals Night 4”Children’s Programs Dean Israelite, “Are You Afraid of the Dark?,” “Part One: Submitted for Your Approval” Jack Jameson, “Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary Special” Luke Matheny, “Ghostwriter,” “Ghost in Wonderland, Part 1” Amy Schatz, “Song of Parkland” **WINNER Barry Sonnenfeld, “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” “Penultimate Peril: Part 1”Commercials Fredrik Bond (MJZ) “Lighter Than Air,” HP Elite Dragonfly – Media Monks “Take it Lightly,” Coca-Cola Light – Ingo “Nap,” iPhone – Apple Spike Jonze (MJZ) **WINNER “Dream It,” Squarespace – Squarespace “The New Normal,” Medmen – Mekanism Mark Molloy (Smuggler) “Underdogs,” Apple – Apple Ridley Scott (RSA Films) “The Seven Worlds,” Hennessy X.O. – DDB Paris Dougal Wilson (Furlined) “Train,” AT&T – BBDO NYRead original story Directors Guild Awards 2020: Sam Mendes Wins Top Prize for ‘1917’ At TheWrap

  • 'The Eternals' will be Marvel’s most ‘epic’ movie yet
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    'The Eternals' will be Marvel’s most ‘epic’ movie yet

    The Eternals star Kumail Nanjiani has promised that it is going to be Marvel's most epic movie yet. 

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    Bradley Cooper played a key role editing 'Joker'

    Joker editor Jeff Groth has opened up about Bradley Cooper's integral role during the post-production on the film.

  • George R.R. Martin suggests 'Game Of Thrones' book will have a different ending to TV show
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    George R.R. Martin suggests 'Game Of Thrones' book will have a different ending to TV show

    George R.R. Martin has teased that the upcoming Game Of Thrones book will have a different ending to the TV show. 

  • Denis Villeneuve wants to do a 'Blade Runner' spin-off
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    Denis Villeneuve wants to do a 'Blade Runner' spin-off

    Denis Villeneuve has revealed his interest in overseeing a new Blade Runner movie.

  • Dingdong Dantes, Rocco Nacino help out at evacuation centres
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    Dingdong Dantes, Rocco Nacino help out at evacuation centres

    The "Descendants of the Sun" stars distribute goods to victims of Taal eruption

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    Feel the L.O.V.E. at The Wynners' Genting concert

    Take a trip down nostalgia lane with the Hong Kong band in Malaysia this February

  • Bela Padilla: Not posting does not mean not helping!
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    Bela Padilla: Not posting does not mean not helping!

    The actress expresses sadness over celeb pals slammed for supposedly not helping Taal victims

  • Gerald Anderson drowns backlash by focusing on work
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    Gerald Anderson drowns backlash by focusing on work

    The actor gave his all to new series, "A Soldier's Heart" following the backlash over his breakup

  • CNY films delayed due to Coronavirus outbreak in China!
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    CNY films delayed due to Coronavirus outbreak in China!

    Among the affected films are "Vanguard" and "The Rescue".

  • Birds Of Prey: And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn - Tv Spot 1
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    Birds Of Prey: And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn - Tv Spot 1

    Following Batman's disappearance, Gotham City is left unprotected and Harley Quinn now has to protect a young girl from a crime lord.

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    Black Widow - Featurette: Legacy

    Natasha Romanoff a.k.a. Black Widow is forced to confront her past as a spy when an unstoppable force begins pursuing her.

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    Fantasy Island - Tv Spot: Mirage Love Island

    Mr. Roarke makes his island guests' secret dreams come true but when fantasies turn into nightmares, the guests have to find a way to escape alive.

  • Dev Patel 'so proud' of 'Skins' co-stars and their Hollywood success
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    Dev Patel 'so proud' of 'Skins' co-stars and their Hollywood success

    Dev Patel has come a long way since he portrayed Anwar in 'Skins' as a teenager.

  • Ai-Ai delas Alas is no longer in communication with Jiro Manio
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    Ai-Ai delas Alas is no longer in communication with Jiro Manio

    The actress says she had cut ties with the former child actor

  • Julia Barretto removes all photos of Joshua Garcia from social media
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    Julia Barretto removes all photos of Joshua Garcia from social media

    The actress deleted photos of JoshLia, as well as Gerald Anderson

  • "Darna" is finally filming after five years of delay
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    "Darna" is finally filming after five years of delay

    Jerrold Tarog shares the good news on social media with a photo of a Darna Funko Pop figurine

  • Luis Manzano warn fans of mum Vilma Santos' fake Twitter account
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    Luis Manzano warn fans of mum Vilma Santos' fake Twitter account

    The actor and his actress-politician mum stressed that she does not have an account

  • Ludi Lin on filming Netflix's "The Ghost Bride" in Malaysia
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    Ludi Lin on filming Netflix's "The Ghost Bride" in Malaysia

    We interviewed the Hollywood actor with co-stars Angeline Tan and Kuang Tian

  • In Opening Statements, Attorneys Tell a Tale of Two Harvey Weinsteins
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    In Opening Statements, Attorneys Tell a Tale of Two Harvey Weinsteins

    More than a year after the New York district attorney’s office arrested and charged Harvey Weinstein for sex crimes, lawyers for the defense and prosecution appeared in court on Wednesday to paint their own picture of Harvey Weinstein.Wednesday’s proceedings marked the beginning of what has been — and will likely continue to be — a contentious trial lasting several months. After the jury of 12 people and three alternates was sworn in, the prosecution launched into detailed retellings of how Annabella Sciorra, Mimi Haleyi, Jessica Mann, Dawn Dunning, Tarale Wulff, and Lauren Young — the six women expected to testify in the trial — say Weinstein assaulted them. While the prosecution’s charges hinge on the accounts of Haleyi and Mann (who was previously unnamed before Wednesday’s proceedings) the testimonies from the other four women could help the state make the case that Weinstein was a predator.“During this trial, you are going to learn that the defendant is a savvy New York City businessman, that he was a famous and powerful Hollywood producer, living a lavish lifestyle that most of us will never know and will come to learn, most of us will not want to know,” Assistant District Attorney Meghan Hast said. “But the evidence both from the witness stand and from exhibits admitted during the trial will also show that that man was a sexual predator and a rapist.”Also Read: Actress Jessica Mann Named as Second Witness in Harvey Weinstein TrialAs Hast began sharing graphic details of the alleged assaults, she projected photographs onto a large TV screen in the courtroom of Weinstein in his heyday, standing before hundreds of reporters on a red carpet and posing with former President Bill Clinton, contrasted with photos of the women who will be testifying in the coming weeks. Included in Hast’s retellings were details about violent behavior and a pervasive sense of fear that the women felt.“Ladies and gentlemen, ultimately this trial is about the defendant’s desire for conquest. And it is for his complete lack of empathy that he must be held accountable,” Hast said near the end of her opening.But roughly two hours later, when Weinstein’s attorney Damon Cheronis stood to give his side’s opening, Cheronis quickly criticized the prosecution for calling his client a “predator” and “rapist.”“What we just heard from Ms. Hast was truly a narrative that was spun to explain things that are inexplicable,” he said. “Everything that Ms. Hast just told you is not evidence. None of it. She wasn’t there, she doesn’t know. She’s relying on what [the women] told her.”Also Read: Lance Maerov, Former Weinstein Co. Board Member, Called as First Witness in Harvey Weinstein TrialCheronis then began to retell the accounts of the women from a different angle, one which depicted Weinstein as a man having consensual relationships with his accusers and not a “master manipulator.”To do so, Cheronis also used a PowerPoint and quoted from seemingly friendly emails sent by some of the witnesses against Weinstein, suggesting that the messages indicated the encounters did not amount to sexual assault. He also brought up the timelines of each woman’s account and questioned the sequence of events that occurred after the alleged assaults, including instances where the witnesses reached out to Weinstein for further contact.“At some point during the course of this trial,” Cheronis said to the jury, “you’re going to say, ‘Oh my God, Harvey Weinstein is innocent.'”A black-suited Weinstein entered the packed courtroom around 9:17 a.m. ET without the aid of a walker. He was propped up by his publicist and headed straight for the defense’s table in the front of the courtroom. Observing his movements were over 70 members of the press and rows of attorneys, including Gloria Allred and Douglas Wigdor, who are representing some of the witnesses in the case, and Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance.Also Read: Actress and Activist Jessica Barth Urges 'Kindness in the Press' for Harvey Weinstein Trial WitnessesBut when the jury entered, the filled courtroom quieted down, marking the start of a day of proceedings that would be a confluence of spectacle and solemnity.Weinstein faces five felony counts for predatory sexual assault and first- and third-degree rape; if found guilty of the former charge, he faces a life sentence. He has pleaded not guilty.Read original story In Opening Statements, Attorneys Tell a Tale of Two Harvey Weinsteins At TheWrap