Demon Slayer becomes Japan’s top-grossing movie

Animated tale of a boy fighting human-eating demons that murdered his family takes in $313.7m over two months. Demon Slayer, the animated tale of a boy fighting human-eating demons that murdered his family, has shattered a nearly 20-year record to become Japan’s top-grossing movie, its distributor said on Monday. The film, based on a popular […]

Bangladesh director arrested after film shows police in bad light

Anonno Mamun arrested along with actor Shaheen Mridha for their portrayal of police attitudes towards rape victims. A Bangladeshi film director has been arrested and charged after a scene depicting police harshly interrogating a rape victim and highlighting attitudes towards violence against women sparked the ire of the force. The first half of Nabab LLB, […]

Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse dies aged 85

British actor who played arch-villain Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy passed away after a short illness. Dave Prowse, the British weightlifter-turned-actor who was the body, though not the voice, of arch-villain Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died. He was 85. Prowse died on Saturday after a short illness, […]