ALEC BALDWIN BREAKS DOWN IN TEARS AFTER INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER CASE DISMISSED

Sat 13 July 2024: New Mexico Judge Dismisses Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Against Alec Baldwin A New Mexico judge dismissed involuntary manslaughter charges against Alec Baldwin on Friday, agreeing with his lawyers that prosecutors and police withheld evidence regarding the live round that killed “Rust” cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in 2021. A New Mexico judge dismissed involuntary […]

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CANADA MANDATES STREAMING PLATFORMS TO FUND LOCAL CONTENT

Sun 09 June 2024: Starting in September, streaming platforms like Netflix and Disney will be required to allocate five percent of their Canadian revenues to support local content, as mandated by Canada’s broadcasting regulator. The Online Streaming Act, enacted in 2023, sets a legal framework to regulate digital platforms, compelling them to financially support the […]

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CELEBRITIES AT CANNES SHOW SOLIDARITY WITH PALESTINE THROUGH FASHION

Sun 26 May 2024: Celebrities at the 77th Cannes Film Festival in France expressed solidarity with Palestine on Saturday with the use of the Palestinian flag and watermelon motifs on their attire. World-renowned personalities attending the film festival from May 14 to 25 silently conveyed support for Palestine through outfits and accessories as they walked […]

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NETFLIX’S AD-SUPPORTED PLAN REACH 40 MILLION USERS, UP FROM 5 MILLION LAST YEAR

Fri 17 May 2024: Netflix’s ad-supported plan, which is cheaper and shows commercials between television shows and movies, reached 40 million global monthly active users, up from 5 million a year ago. “Over 40% of all signups in the ads countries now come from the ads plan,” the online streaming platform said Wednesday. Netflix said […]

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CANNES FILM FESTIVAL HOPES FOR ‘NO CONTROVERSIES’ AS WARS, SCANDALS RAGE

Wed 15 May 2024: Cannes, France – The world’s most popular film festival opens on Tuesday with a French comedy, The Second Act, by prolific film director and musician Quentin Dupieux. It is among 58 films of the official selection in the next 12 days which are likely to set the agenda of the global cinema […]

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DOCUMENTARY “THE SHAMIMA BEGUM STORY” ABOUT A BRITISH TEENAGER WHO JOINED ISIS WINS A BAFTA

Mon 13 May 2024: The team member involved in creating the documentary about Shamima Begum, the London-born woman who joined ISIS at the age of 15, expressed profound surprise at winning at the 2024 Bafta TV awards. Titled “The Shamima Begum Story,” the documentary delves into the controversial and much-debated journey of Begum, and it […]

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KEVIN SPACEY OVERTURNS UK RULING IN SEX ASSAULT CASE OVER LAWYERS’ MISTAKE

Tue 07 May 2024: On Tuesday, Kevin Spacey, the Oscar-winning American actor, overturned a court ruling in London that had effectively found him liable for an alleged sexual assault on a British man. This reversal came about due to an error by his legal team, who inadvertently failed to serve a defence to a civil […]

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