Censorship

After ‘Thor’ and ‘Lightyear,’ Malaysia Government Commits to Banning More LGBT Films

The Malaysian government has confirmed that Marvel film “Thor: Love and Thunder” was prevented from releasing in local theaters due to its LGBT elements. A minister said on…

Prince Andrew Interrogator Emily Maitlis to Deliver Edinburgh TV Festival MacTaggart Lecture

Veteran interviewer Emily Maitlis is set to deliver this year’s James MacTaggart Memorial Lecture at the Edinburgh TV Festival in Scotland. As a senior member of the BBC’s…

‘Game of Thrones’ star Sean Bean: Intimacy coordinators ‘spoil’ sex scenes

“Game of Thrones” star Sean Bean claims intimacy coordinators on set “spoil the spontaneity” of a sex scene.

‘Games of Thrones’ Star Sean Bean Says Intimacy Coordinators ‘Spoil the Spontaneity,’ Decries Censorship

“Game of Thrones” actor Sean Bean says intimacy coordinators “spoil the spontaneity” of shooting a sex scene. “It would inhibit me more because it’s drawing attention to things,”…

Sundance Prize Winner ‘President’ Banned in Zimbabwe for ‘Potential to Incite Violence’ (EXCLUSIVE)

The government of Zimbabwe has banned “President,” Danish filmmaker Camilla Nielsson’s Oscar-shortlisted documentary about the African nation’s corrupt 2018 presidential election, Variety can exclusively reveal. In a letter…

‘DC League of Super-Pets’ tops the box office, beating ‘Nope’ and Thor

On its opening night, “DC League of Super-Pets” took in $9.3 million according to IMDB’s Box Office Mojo.

Malaysia Confirms Cancellation of ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Release

Malaysian theater operator Golden Screen Cinemas has announced that “Thor: Love and Thunder” will not get a theatrical release in the country. This follows on from announcements two…

Disney Changes Hulu Policies to Accept Political Issues Ads, After Democratic-Fueled Backlash Over Rejection of Abortion and Gun Spots

Hulu will now start accepting ads for political issues, according to Disney — a move that comes after Democrats lambasted Hulu for rejecting ads calling out the GOP…

Dems Slam Hulu for Rejecting Issues Ads on Abortion, Guns

Hulu and its corporate parent Disney are facing a backlash kicked off by Democratic leaders who expressed fury over Hulu’s rejection of ads attacking the GOP’s track record…

‘Infernal Affairs’ Marathon Set for Hong Kong Film Festival

A marathon screening of all three “Infernal Affairs” films has been announced for the much delayed 46th edition of the Hong Kong International Film Festival. The three films,…

‘La Piedad,’ A Terrifying Take On Attachment, Heads To Fantasia

Off the heels of a world premiere at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, where he scooped the Proxima Special Jury Prize, writer-director Eduardo Casanova arrives in Montreal to…

Tibet’s Pema Tseden Wraps ‘Snow Leopard’ High Altitude Drama Film

Pema Tseden, whose last three films have all appeared at the Venice Film Festival, has finished lensing his latest effort “Snow Leopard.” The film is a drama about…