Malaysian censors say gay character spoiled family friendly tale of female abduction

KUALA LUMPUR:  Today Malaysian censors defended their decision to indefinitely postpone the new Disney live action remake of Beauty and the Beast, a heartwarming  tale involving female abduction, slavery and dancing with a buffalo, on account of one gay character ruining the entire family friendly movie. “There’s nothing wrong about More...

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By Editor On Monday, February 27th, 2017

Jho Low Wins Oscar For Role In ‘Hidden Figures’

HOLLYWOOD:   Malaysian-born Jho Low has won an Oscar for best supporting role in the lavish Malaysian taxpayer-financed, international production of 1MDB’s ‘Hidden Figures’ today.   The playboy More...

By Editor On Friday, January 6th, 2017

20 Typically Malaysian News Stories You Will Read In 2017

Submitted by senior field correspondent EJ; 1. A foreign worker will slash another foreign worker because of a love triangle involving a third foreign worker.All three foreign workers will be from different countries. 2. More...

By Editor On Friday, August 5th, 2016

Festival Filem Judges Call For Bahasa And Non-Bahasa Olympic Competitions

PETALING JAYA:  Today National Film Development Cor­poration Malaysia (Finas) judges suggested our Sports Ministry speak with International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials in Rio about some last minute changes. “The More...

By Editor On Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Red Granite Pictures Acquire Movie Rights To Own Lawsuit

HOLLYWOOD:   Red Granite Pictures, film producers behind such hits as Daddy’s Home, Dumb and Dumber Too and Wolf of Wall St., had show-business tongues wagging this week after shrewdly acquiring the movie rights More...

By Editor On Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Director Announces Congkak Movie Trilogy

PENANG:  Today local film director, Jamil Mohd Alias admitted his attempt to adapt Malaysian traditional kampung game, congkak into a full length action film had run into difficulties. “The problem is like More...

By Editor On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Nazir: I cried more watching Deadpool than Ola Bola!

GARDENS MID VALLEY:  Only days after local movie Ola Bola had brought him to tears, Datuk Seri Nazir Razak was seen emerging teary-eyed out of a late night Deadpool screening. “Is this what passes for entertainment More...

By Editor On Monday, January 4th, 2016

Monkey King 2 Malaysian edition replaces Pigsy with new character ‘Cowsy’

HONG KONG:   Today Malaysian audiences learned the sequel to 3D fantasy blockbuster, ‘Journey to the West’ or ‘The Monkey King” will be reshot with a special Malaysia-only Director’s More...

By Editor On Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Too many Malaysians ‘livin on a prayer’ to hear it played live, Bon Jovi told

KUALA LUMPUR:  Just days before his concert at Merdeka stadium, local entertainment authorities have told Bon Jovi’s tour manager to consider local sensitivities and not perform ‘livin on a prayer’ in More...

By Editor On Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Jakim Entertainment Guidelines Expected To Attract More Silent Mimes To Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR:  Today fans of quiet performance theater rejoiced at the news that new Jakim guidelines will mean silent mime artists are to be the only performers allowed to entertain the nation. “Performers More...