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May 19, 2017 3:16 PM Okja: A Super-Cute Super-Pig Made to Suffer Supremely

Day 3 of the 70th Cannes Film Festival began with a technical snafu: The morning screening of Bong Joon Ho's Okja was derailed by improper masking, which means a portion of the image gets sliced off. The audience booed and clapped aggressively to alert the authorities without having to leave their seats. (It had taken forever to get into them in the first 87

May 18, 2017 7:30 PM On opening night, a Cannes auteur falls apart Add to ..

“Why isn’t anybody booing?” worried my friend as we filed out from the Cannes festival’s first press screening, of its opening-night film, Arnaud Desplechin’s Ismael’s Ghosts. I assured her there was no point, given how the French auteur’s full-on farrago stood as its own best criticism. Or perhaps everyone was simply left catatonically speechless by the film’s 42

May 18, 2017 8:10 AM Will Smith sparks row at Cannes as he says there is nothing wrong with Netflix

CANNES: The Cannes film festival kicked off with its traditional lashings of glamour on Wednesday, despite a row over US streaming giant Netflix overshadowing the 70th birthday of the world's biggest cinema gathering. Will Smith and Jessica Chastain -- who are both on the jury charged with awarding the coveted Palme d'Or top prize -- were among the A-listers 93

May 16, 2017 11:05 PM Cannes Film Festival 2017: Eight things to look out for

Stars from around the world are heading to Cannes for the prestigious film festival, celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. Julianne Moore, Robert Pattinson, Jake Gyllenhaal and Emma Thompson are among those set to be walking the red carpet. The festival opens with Ismael's Ghosts - a French film starring Marion Cotillard - on Wednesday. As the French 32

May 15, 2017 3:11 PM Ebola: FG steps up passenger screening at airports

Additional personnel, thermal scanners and sanitisers have been deployed in Nigeria’s two major international airports by the Federal Government as part of measures to forestall another round of Ebola outbreak in Nigeria. It was learnt that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, and the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, were the two major 66

May 15, 2017 3:11 PM Zambia readies to fend off Ebola

Ministry of Health spokesperson Kennedy Malama said in an interview yesterday that 11 cases of Ebola have so far been reported in the DRC, with three deaths. “We have tightened all the 10 provinces, including those that do not border with the DRC, with Ebola preparedness and surveillance interventions to ensure alertness as a country,” he said. Dr Malama 40

May 3, 2017 6:11 PM Let down by automation, Facebook will hire more human filters

As a business, Facebook is more successful than ever. On Wednesday afternoon (Thursday AEST), it reported another quarter of huge growth, with nearly 2 billion people actively using the service and revenue up 49 per cent in the first quarter compared with a year ago. But with the company's vast reach has come another kind of problem: Facebook is becoming 22

May 1, 2017 8:42 PM SpaceX launches classified spy satellite for US Department of Defense

Marking the first time the commercial space company has sent this kind of payload into orbit, SpaceX breaks a 10-year monopoly on US military satellite launches formerly held by Lockheed-Martin and Boeing. May 1, 2017 —On Monday morning, the private space company SpaceX launched their latest Falcon 9 rocket into orbit. But while the company has launched 43

April 28, 2017 3:45 PM 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2': How a Favorite Childhood Song Inspired James Gunn

Before Sean Gunn blasts into theaters next week, he surprised fans at an early screening of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 that included a launch party for its anticipated soundtrack, Awesome Mix Vol. 2. Gunn, who plays the Ravager character Kraglin (and also does mo-cap work for Rocket Racoon), introduced the film at Downtown Disney’s AMC theaters in Anaheim 53

April 26, 2017 8:57 AM Johor boy whose legs were amputated after alleged beating at school dies

JOHOR BAHRU: Mohamad Thaqif Amin, the 11-year-old boy who had both his legs amputated last week due to alleged abuse by an assistant warden at a Johor religious school, died on Wednesday (Apr 26). "I hope everyone prays for my son," said his father Mohamad Gaddafi Mat Karim, adding that Thaqif's remains will be buried after the post-mortem is completed 20