‘John Wick 3’: Excellent fighting scenes with dash of Indonesian culture

Keanu Reeves reprises his role as the legendary hitman in John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum. Directed by Chad Stahelski, the third John Wick movie...

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won’t bow ‘to suit someone’s political agenda’

Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always...

Keanu Reeves sinks hands, feet at Hollywood’s Chinese Theatre

Actor Keanu Reeves signed his name and sunk his hands and feet in fresh cement Tuesday in front of the TCL Chinese Theatre in...

Disney assumes full control of Hulu under deal with Comcast

Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday it had reached an agreement to take "full operational control" of the streaming television service Hulu, effective immediately, under...

Russia seizes ‘Iron Throne’ ahead of ‘Game of Thrones’ finale

Stand down Jon Snow, Daenerys and Sansa. As the hit series "Game of Thrones" draws to a close, Russian authorities say they have seized...

Punk band Zigi Zaga just wants to have fun

Glam punk group Zigi Zaga may be new, but they don't lack experience. Though it is unfair to the rest of the band, there is...

Sculpting faith: One craftman’s dedication to religious diversity

Indonesia is home to people of many different religions, each with their own fears about the causes of spiritual corruption. However, craftsman Purboyo thinks such...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets ‘best fight’ MTV Movie award nod

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg scored nominations on Tuesday for the 2019 MTV Movie and TV awards, where she will compete for top...

Curtains for ‘The Big Bang Theory’, unlikely ratings giant

Peopled by sometimes-awkward geeks making physics references, The Big Bang Theory, whose finale episode airs Thursday, seemed destined at first to appeal to a niche...

Cannes jury head Inarritu hails cinema experience in Netflix age

Cannes jury president Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu lauded the "communal experience" of watching movies in cinemas as the French film festival, locked in a row...

Ubud fest spices up the world with Indonesian cuisines

American cook James Beard once said, “Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” This saying was true when the artsy village of Ubud in...

Louis Vuitton premieres ‘Canvas of the Future’, featuring Royole AMOLED displays

French fashion house Louis Vuitton’s recent Cruise 2020 fashion show revealed how the brand was following the trend of flexible displays. Taking place at TWA...

George Clooney misfires among LGBT+ activists over ‘warning shot’ to Brunei neighbors

Oscar-winning actor George Clooney was criticized by LGBT+ activists on Tuesday after he called a boycott of luxury hotels owned by Brunei a "warning...

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack

Facebook's WhatsApp on Tuesday urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its popular messaging app following a report that users could be vulnerable to...

South Korean court denies arrest warrant for K-pop star Seungri

A South Korean court on Tuesday refused to issue an arrest warrant against K-pop star Seungri over charges including prostitution in a snowballing sex...

Smell of durian prompts evacuation of Australian university 

There's a reason why durian is forbidden in hotels and on the MRT, even in countries where the fruit is loved by many.  Its pungent...

Jarmusch’s star-studded zombie parable kicks off Cannes

With a glamorous cast of flesh-eating undead including Iggy Pop, US filmmaker Jim Jarmusch kicked off Cannes' cinema showcase on Tuesday with an acerbic swipe...

How ‘Avengers: Endgame’ makes science fun through pop culture

Editor's note: The following may contain spoilers. With the record-breaking success of Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame still dominating most of the pop-cultural discourse three weeks...

‘Star Wars’ movie in 2022 will come from ‘Game of Thrones’ creators

After the Skywalker saga concludes in December, Walt Disney Co's next venture into the Star Wars galaxy will come from the creators of HBO's global...

Big Brother-style surveillance gives new insight into Amazon’s hidden wildlife

Scientists are deploying ultra-sensitive sensors in the Amazon to collect images and sounds of the rainforest's rich biodiversity in real time, in an effort...

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