Kobe Bryant autograph on last game court piece hits auction block

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant’s autograph, on a hardwood section of the court where he played his last game, is on the auction block online and expected to fetch at least $500,000 next week. The four-panel floor piece, measuring 4 feet

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Singer Sandra Dianne dies

KUALA LUMPUR: Singer, Sandra Dianne who fell unconscious after being involved in an accident last Saturday died at the Putrajaya Hospital this morning. Selangor Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department director Supt Azman Shariat said the contestant of the Big Stage 2020 reality show died at about 1

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Finas wants to bring classic films to the younger generation

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (Finas) wishes to air old films to highlight Malaysia’s history up to about 60 years ago, in conjunction with our independence day next month. Finas chairman Zakaria Abdul Hamid said the corporation might

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California says film and TV production can resume as early as June 12

 Film and TV cameras can start rolling in California as soon as June 12, state officials said on Friday as they approved new guidelines to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus on sets. Producers will need approval from local

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Cannes Film Festival to not go virtual, will team up with other movie galas to show selected films

The organisers of the Cannes Film Festival have ruled out the possibility of a physical movie gala, while hinting that they will join hands with other festivals slated to be held later this year. The 73rd edition of the premier

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Japan’s coronavirus lockdown strips exotic dancer of her savings

TOKYO: Exotic dancer Aya Yumiko has been living off her savings since March waiting for the bars and clubs in Tokyo where she performs in burlesque shows to reopen. But a decision by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week to

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Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan dies at 54

Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan died in a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday, losing his battle with a rare form of cancer, a statement from his representative said. He was 54. The “Maqbool” actor, who was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour in 2018,

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London bus stop turns art gallery to cheer up people during lockdown

A London bus stop has been transformed into a children’s art gallery by a local resident who wanted to brighten the drudgery of lockdown life, creating a colourful community hub amid the anxiety and isolation of the Covid-19 pandemic. A

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Bored of lockdown? Hungarian couple recreates scenes from Game Of Thrones, Harry Potter and Star Trek

A couple in Hungary has been recreating scenes from famous movies and shows such as Game Of Thrones, Harry Potter and Star Trek during the lockdown. Bored by the weeks-long novel coronavirus lockdown? Not Hungarian film buffs Fanni and Norbert

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Hollywood supports Project Angel Food to help vulnerable people during COVID-19 Pandemic

Hollywood has come together to support the Los Angeles based charity, Project Angel Food. The organization “provides free meals to members of the community impacted by life-threatening illnesses.” Along with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and its $100,000 donation,

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