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7 Must-Watch Netflix Drama In September | Non-Stop Watching Netflix Drama

It's time for drama again! After working so hard all day, of course, you want to relax when you get home! In September, Netflix has many wonderful movies and dramas that worth watching, including fantasy thrillers, youthful inspirations, adventures, and others.1. "Young Wallander" - September 3Adapted from the work of the same name by the Swedish best-selling novelist Henning Mankell. The background of the story is set in Sweden in 2020. It describes the deeds of iconic detective Kurt Wallander investigating his first criminal case. The story focuses on the formative experiences – professional and personal – faced by Kurt as a recently graduated police officer in his early twenties.2. "Record of Youth" - September 7The plot is based on the story of young people who advance toward their dreams in their own ways. Sa Hye-Jun (Park Bo-Gum), who has a frank and cheerful personality, dropped out of college because of his poor family. He became a model to make money to take care of his mother but was deceived by his representative. Fortunately, he met the make-up artist An Jeong-Ha (Park So-Dam), and the actor Won Hae-Hyo (Byeon Woo-Seok) who accompanied him to work hard for his dream of becoming an actor.3. "ALIVE" - September 8The story is adapted from the script of Hollywood screenwriter Matt Naylor. It is described that an unknown virus infected all the Seoul people and make them become cannibalistic zombies. One day, Oh Joon-woo (Yoo Ah-in) discovered that the scene outside the room was very different, and everyone became zombies. He tried his best to resist the invasion of zombies. After fighting alone for many days, his will to survive became weak. He decided to kill himself. At this time, he found that the survivor of the apartment opposite Kim Yoo-bin (Pak Shin-Hye). Two of them helped each other out of danger with the belief of surviving.4. "The Duchess" - September 11Written and acted by Katherine Ryan who is the producer too. She challenged the script for the first time to create a subversive London single mother. In addition to working hard to take care of her 10-year-old daughter, while maintaining a new relationship, she also met different life incidents. Can she successfully overcome this life difficulty?5. "The Devil All the Time" - September 16Adapted from the award-winning novel by Donald Ray Pollock and directed by Antonio Campos. The story began in Knockemstiff spanning the time between World War II and the Vietnam War. The young resident Arvin Russell  (Tom Holland) struggles to counter threats to him and his family, including the insidious pastor played by Robert Pattinson, the couple with twisted personality (Riley Keough & Jason Clarke), and the cunning sheriff played by Sebastian Stan. The story of the film is tense and suspenseful, and the plot is complex.6. "Enola Holmes" - September 23This story is adapted from Nancy Springer’s mystery novel "Enola Holmes Mysteries", which is loved by readers around the world. It is starred by Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, and Sam Claflin. It developed from the female perspective and it begins with the Sherlock Holmes family background where they fight with wits and strengths while pursuing the truth about the disappearance of their mother.7. "The School Nurse Files" - September 25The story is adapted from a best-selling novel. A school nurse, Ahn Eun-young (Jung Yu-mi) can see the creatures that other people can't see. She is a little weird in the eyes of other people, but she has the magical power of exorcism to kill these creatures. #Cover Photo: IMDb | BTDYBA | IMDb
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Editor‘s Pick | TOP 8 NETFLIX Show to watch during Low Brain Power time

For sure that shows like Money Heist, Dark, Itaewon Class, etc are nice to watch, with their brain squeezing hidden points and plots. But let's be real for a sec, sometimes, you just don't feel like using your brain at all, especially when watching movies and series. Here to solve your thirst, we have handpicked 8 best shows from Netflix that needed minimal amount of brain power. #1  |  Jane the VirginWhen life is too real, watch how a virgin got pregnant. Ha Ha~ Jane, a young Catholic lady, discovered that she was artificially inseminated by accident, which now makes her a pregnant virgin.    #2 |  GLOWTaking time back a little to the late 80's. GLOW - "Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling" showcases a series of female friendship dynamics, super-cool characters, and amazing soundtracks to sing along, like Queen, Tears For Fears and Belinda Carlisle.    #3 |  The Baby-Sitters ClubA reboot of the 1990 HBO series, this comedy-drama is absolutely best for all, girls boys, old young, anyone. The story is actually based on a blockbuster children's novel series of the same name by author Ann M. Martin. Watch 5 mid-schoolers managing their babysitting business and stories of their friendships.    #4 |  Brooklyn Nine-NineRated 93% on Rotten Tomatoes, this show is definitely ready to make you laugh your pants off. You might get scarred off a bit because it is a cop series, but worry less, this one really doesn't need that much intelligence.   #5 |  The Umbrella AcademyThe show started with an eccentric billionaire, a robot mother and a chimpanzee butler adopted 7 orphans with superpower. This might sound a little bit boring, as there were so many superhero films and series out there already, but this is definitely not your usual Superhero film, rather an odd one. It has slightly less action than the usual superhero films, but more dark-comedy element in it.    #6 |  New GirlFeel bad about your own life? Meet your besties, Jess - a sweet, innocent 20+ girl,  and 3 other guys that Jess shared a loft with. Watch how they hilariously mismanage their lives and sorry to say, feel good about your own's a little more.     #7 |  LOVEAnother highly ranked series on the Rotten Tomatoes, Love features a cool but screwed up radio station employee and her relationships with Paul Rust, a nerdy on-set teacher to spoilt child actors.    #8 |  AggretsukoThis is no 3-years-old cartoon, no no. This is cartoon for grown-ups. Watch a standard-issue salaryman got bullied by her boss and colleagues. Although life is not easy for Retsuko, she found her solace in channeling her anger into heavy metal karaoke.    
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You Will Always Be Our King | Marvel Pays Tribute to Chadwick Boseman in Heartfelt Video

On Sunday (30 August), Marvel Studios released a short film in tribute to Chadwick Boseman who passed away on Friday (28 August). Almost five minutes long, the video featured some clips from the Marvel film "Black Panther" and also clips from behind-the-scenes. The film also featured some words and praises said by the producers and actors from the studio in remembrance of Boseman.    Photo source: YouTube"It was Chadwick Boseman's performance in '42' that really made us take a second look," says producer Nate Moore. "Chadwick is an amazing actor who we thought would fit perfectly with the MCU," Kevin Feige added. "He's regal and grounded, and he brings a gravitas to it," says Lupita Nyong'O. "And I think he wore the crown with dignity." "He did the work, obviously," Michael B. Jordan praised. "I just think he did an incredible job being true to the character."    Photo source: YouTube As the Black Panther also appeared in other Marvel films, Boseman had a chance to work with the other superheroes as well. The film of tribute also showed the praises of those superheroes that he had worked with, including Captain America (Chris Evans), Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) and the Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson). "We must find a way to look after one another as if we were one single tribe." - King T'Challa. The short film ended with the headline "You will always be our king" indicating that Chadwick Boseman will forever be a king in our hearts. 
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A Tribute to Chadwick Boseman | Top Scenes in Black Panther

Devastating news shook the Internet when actor Chadwick Boseman's passing was announced on Friday (28 August) on his various social accounts. The actor, beloved by people for his character King T'Challa in the movie "Black Panther", passed away at 43 years old after losing his four-year battle with colon cancer. As a tribute to Chadwick Boseman, here are the 10 scenes that are both action-packed and memorable in "Black Panther".   1. Taking Nakia home. In this scene, T'Challa was still a prince and on a mission to bring his lover, Nakia back to Wakanda for his coronation. At the same time, they have rescued women and a boy who were kidnapped as well. This scene is mostly action-packed and we have the chance to see Boseman in action. 2. Wakanda. After arriving in Wakanda, T'Challa is welcomed by his Queen Mother, Queen Ramonda, and little sister, Princess Shuri. This heartwarming scene shows how much T'Challa is loved by his family. 3. Ritual combat.  During the coronation, T'Challa is challenged by M'Baku, the leader of the Jabari tribe, for the throne as king. Ritual combat is held and T'Challa defeated M'Baku despite having difficulties. This scene shows the strength of the Black Panther in combat.   4. New suit. This is by far the most memorable and funny moment of the film. In this scene, Princess Shuri is so excited to show King T'Challa her newly designed suit for him. During a test, the king was caught off-guard by the repelling forces in his second strike and was thrown off his feet. This left Princess Shuri laughing out loud as a result. The scene shows the love between siblings despite their royal titles. 5. Mission to take down Klaue. During his mission to bring Ulysses Klaue, a long term threat to the Wakandans, in South Korea, King T'Challa chases the man across Busan with the help of his sister and his female warriors. In this action-packed scene, we get to watch the Black Panther in action for the second time in the movie.   6. Challenge for the throne. Killmonger, King T'Challa's cousin, comes back for revenge after killing Klaue. He challenges for the throne and goes into ritual combat with King T'Challa. The heartbreaking moment is when T'Challa was thrown down the waterfall into the river below, and the people are forced to accept the new king. The fight truly kept the audiences at the edge of their seats. 7. Wrongdoings of the past. After consuming the heart-shaped herb, T'Challa went to a sort of spirit realm where he sees his deceased father and other ancestors. His father asked for him to be reunited with the family and stay but instead of accepting the offer, T'Challa cried out that what his father and his other ancestors did was wrong. "We let the fear of our discovery stop us from doing what is right." - King T'Challa. This scene brings out the courage and responsibility of a king that T'Challa has. And he deserves the respect from his elders to right those wrongs.    8. The final battle. T'Challa decides to continue the challenge for the throne by stopping Killmonger from giving away the resources of Wakanda to the outside world. With the help of his team, they managed to take down the aircraft that are trying to ship out the weapons. T'Challa had his final battle with his cousin at the train tracks. Killmonger was filled with hatred and vengeance that T'Challa had no choice but to impale him and end the fight. This action-packed scene shows the love of T'Challa for his family even when their actions are hurting others. 9. Sunset. After mentioning the beauty of Wakanda, T'Challa brings his cousin to watch the sunset. T'Challa suggests to heal his cousin in hopes of making it up to him. But the offer got denied and Killmonger took his last breath. This scene gives a sense of peace to both royals as the hatred and vengeance is now over.   10. Making Wakanda known. To help make the world a better place, King T'Challa formed the Wakandan International Outreach Centre at Oakland, where his father killed his uncle. He also attended a press conference at the United Nations to introduce Wakanda to the world. This meaningful moment shows us that King T'Challa kept his word about righting the wrongs of his ancestors and giving a helping hand to the world beyond Wakanda's borders.   May Chadwick Boseman rest in power. His contribution to the lives of people will be remembered. 
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All About the Black Panther | Get to Know Chadwick Boseman

On Friday, it is announced on his Twitter and Facebook accounts that actor Chadwick Boseman had passed away at 43 years old after bravely fighting colon cancer for four years. From the statement, it is revealed that the actor passed away in his home with his wife and family by his side. For those who do not know who is Chadwick Boseman, he is well-known for his character as T'Challa in the Marvel blockbuster movie "Black Panther". Here are 10 interesting facts about the actor that little know about. #1 He is of West African descent. Although Boseman was born in South Carolina, he learnt about his ancestry when he decided to take a DNA test. The test not only showed he has West African ancestry but also revealed that he belonged to specific ethnic groups. According to sources, his ancestors were from the Limba and Mende people of Sierra Leone, the Yoruba people of Nigeria, and the Jola people from Guinea-Bissau. #2 He likes his privacy. Despite being an actor since the early 2000s, little is known about Chadwick Boseman. This is because he is a reserved man who does not like to reveal his personal life to the public. And we all respect him for that. According to TheThings, "It's no one's business, really," says Boseman. "When you talk about that, you become a whole different type of celebrity. Your personal life bleeds into your professional life. I'm an actor, and you know me from who I play. You get a sense of who I am, but you don't know everything."   Photo source: Sky News#3 He has a big family. In an interview, the actor mentioned that he is from a very big family. "When my grandmother died, she left 115 grandkids and great-grandkids. That was just one side,' he says.   Photo source: borg #4 He was athletic in school. Even though he keeps his personal life in private, Chadwick Boseman still shares some bits now and then. According to Vanity Fair and MensVaritey, Boseman, like many high school boys his age, was an athlete who played baseball and basketball. "I played Little League baseball, but I also played basketball," the actor shared during an interview with Vanity Fair. "Basketball was my primary sport. When you play basketball seriously, a lot of times, through the summer season, you continue playing. So that replaced me playing baseball. But I’ve always been an athlete and continued to do additional athletic activities."   Photo source: CNBC#5 He has a Bachelors in Directing. Before proceeding an acting career, Boseman initially wanted to be a writer and director instead. He decided to take acting courses only to better understand the actors. “I really only started acting because I wanted to know what the actors were doing, how to communicate with the actors," he said according to The Washington Post.    Photo source: TheIndianExpress#6 He actually studied in two universities. According to resources, Chadwick Boseman attended Howard University in Washington D.C. and the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England. It is also confirmed by the actor himself in an interview. "And then I realized I’m supposed to do all of it. I studied. I studied at Howard. I studied at Oxford," Boseman said as reported by The Washington Post.   Photo source: CoS#7 He was not a fan of comics. Growing up, Chadwick Boseman was unlike other kids who loved to read comic books. Thus it may seem funny that a comic book character is now his most well-known role. But in reality, although he is not a big fan of comics, he claimed that he prayed to be Black Panther before he was cast as the character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It is reported that after being cast in Captain America: Civil War as the Black Panther, the actor read as many comics as possible to learn more about his character role and backstory, according to BoomsBeat. #8 He did not have to audition for Black Panther. Before accepting the role as the Black Panther, Boseman's acting career was relatively successful. Looking at his previous performances in "Get On Up" and "42", the actor was offered the role over the phone by Marvel Universe President Kevin Feige. “I think it was 24 hours between saying his name in a creative story meeting and talking to his agent and getting on a phone with him and offering him the role of Black Panther, which he accepted,” Feige shared to Variety, according to International Business Times.   Photo source: E!News#9 He trained in martial arts. Nobody suddenly looks like a superhero overnight, and Chadwick Boseman was no exception. To get into shape for the role of Black Panther, the actor had to train hard. He reportedly trained fives days per week with each training lasting about an hour, as reported by TheThings.  He also studied various martial arts including Muay Thai, Capoeira and Filipino martial arts. The trainer working with the actor decided that is was necessary to teach Boseman to fight in different ways because T'Challa was supposed to be a master of many, who could adapt to practically any kind of fight, reported the Men's Journal. #10 He is proud to play T'Challa, King of Wakanda. As the very first stand-alone black superhero of Marvel Cinematic Universe, Chadwick Boseman was extremely proud to portray the Black Panther, according to TheThings. Growing up in South Carolina, the actor is no stranger to seeing discrimination. After overcoming those obstacles and landing the role of the T'Challa, Boseman realises the importance of this character to the community. He was also glad to be a part of the first superhero movie with a predominantly black cast. 
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Another MUST WATCH 【Netflix : Goedam】Horror Anthology from South Korea | Review : Wickedly Satisfying!!!!

To all who loves horror films, this is definitely gonna be your favourite “snack plate"!Netflix has produced yet another amazing series, GOEDAM, an horror anthology from South Korea. There's only 8 episodes in the entire series, and the runtime of each episode is only around 5 to 10 minutes. But don't you dare look down on this 5 minutes, they might be small, but they are certainly mouth full!   GOEDAM, means "urban ghost story" in Korea. Each episode of this bite-sized horror series features 8 different urban ghost stories from South Korea. All episodes are so entertaining and intense, which I couldn't help but to finished all of them in one shot. It's only few minutes one episode anyway.Fair warning : There will be a lot of blood and body horror and gore scenes in this series. So, walkaway if you are not up for the challenge.    The series was directed by Hong Won-ki, and features plenty of famous Korean artists, such as SEOLA, Song Chae-yun, Lee Hyun-joo, Han Ga-rim and Shim So-young. The follows are a quick brief on the plot of each episode. Spoiler-free. #Ep 1 : CrackWho wouldn't like some school ghost story? And to make it even better, a female student ghost. Woohoo!#Ep 2 : DestinationA classic taxi driver at night ghost story. #Ep 3 : Special GuestA  more indifferent and forgettable episodes, with story of Ghost x Digital world.#Ep 4 : Curiosity If you feel, school ghost story is nice? Great! Let's double it. But this time, curiosity killed the cat, they said. So, you sure you want to stay curious? This episode also features the K-Pop star, Seola.    #Ep 5 : Red ShoesIf you want to amp up a school ghost story, what would you do? Teacher, is the answer. You might wanna watch Ep 1 first before this one. #Ep 6 : DimensionMy favourite of all! Why? Because is Elevator x Dimension x Ghost. Trouble-trio. This episode is exceptionally rich, not only on the visual, with the body horror, blood, gore, but also the story itself, impressive! You might wanna consider the stairs after this episode, it's a healthier option anyway. #Ep 7 : ThresholdSomething to do with the Talisman, and hair, and death. Simpler but... yourself. #Ep 8 : Birth This episode explores more on the ritualistic magic theme, and baby. The worth highlighting point of this episode is the acting skill of the main character, damn! Salute!   Trailer : Although some may argue that, it lacks of introduction, especially for those from Western countries, but for Malaysians viewers, I think it is quite fine for us.Anyway how, you can watch Goedam Season 1 on Netflix now! It will probably take less than an hour to finish everything. Tell us what you think in the comment section. Cover Photo Source : Left | Right
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TOP 9 Must Watch Hong Kong's Chinese Vampire Movies | Featuring the famous - Lam Ching Ying

Talking about classic ghost/horror movies, the first impression everyone's gonna have is the Chinese Hopping Vampire movies. Long braided hair, pale face, sharp teeth, and they move around by jumping with their hands up in the front. Different from the Western kind of ghost movies, Hong Kong took the theme in a very different direction - spooky but hilarious!Here are the Top 9 of Hong Kong's Chinese Ghost movies that you must watch! Especially during the Chinese's Hungry Ghost Month.Starting off the count with a series of . It was so successful that they made 6 sequels after the first one. (Harry Potter huh?)#1  Mr. Vampire (1985)Rating : 8.2 / 10Why this : If you are afraid of watching ghost movies, this might be a good place to start. The film was produced in the 80's, with a very limited technology and resources available to them. Therefore, many times you might see flaws in the film. But the story was well planned out, with loads of funny scenes lined up, which is why it is very well recommended to any first timers. Also, the film features the famous Hong Kong late actor, Lam Ching-ying. It is said that he represents the entire Hong Kong ghost movies industry, and everyone will think of him when they brought up this topic. #2 Mr. Vampire (1992)Rating : 7.6 / 10Why this : Featuring the same casts from the first Mr. Vampire, and added another talented female comedy actress, Sandra Ng, you are sure to laugh all the way throughout the film. Not as scary, but it definitely has some goosebumps scene, as the movie was focusing on exorcising a baby/child ghost, and we all know how scary this topic is gonna be. #3 Mr. Vampire II (1986)Rating : 7.1 / 10Why this : Out of all the Mr. Vampire series, this is by far the most heart-warming ones. The Vampire Family has no intention of harming human in the beginning, and you can even see the son of the Vampire family playing with human child. But due to some adult's greed, the family was separated and thus they attacked in order to get back together. If you are watching with a children, this is definitely a better option.#4 Mr. Vampire III (1986)Rating : 7.6 / 10Why this : The theme of this movie is more on ghost and possession. But still, it's a good Lam Ching-ying's production. The movie uses a simple and funny way to indirectly bring out the social issue that we all faced now a days, which increases the moral depth of the film. Unlike many other ghost movies out there, Lam Ching-ying's ghost movie always has a good moral value in it, and not just trying to scare you, which is why people loves his movies. #5 Mr. Vampire III (1988)Rating : 7.8 / 10Why this : The best sequel by far - it was said that the sequel of Mr. Vampire were not as good as the first one, but this sequel is definitely considered a runner up. Although Lam Ching-ying is not featured in this one, but all the cast members were also very good actors/actresses and they successfully bring this sequel on to a different level. The film included more cultural aspects which is good if you are interested to find out more about the culture, and they have added in a lot of new elements. There's plenty of fight scenes in this sequel and many agrees that it is the funniest sequel. #6 Vampire VS Vampire (1989)Rating : 7.6 / 10Why this : Although they have changed the name of the film, but it is still considered as a part of the Mr. Vampire sequel. Now this is definitely an un-ordinary Lam Ching-ying's ghost movie, featuring not only the Chinese Hopping Vampire, but also, the Vampire from Western culture. It is the pioneer in including a Western element in Chinese ghost film industry and with this movie, it has opened up huge possibilities to the entire industry. #7 Magic Cop (1990)Rating : 7.6 / 10Why this : Also a part of the Mr. Vampire sequel, this time they feature not only the usual Taoist Exorcist, but also a Japanese Exorcist and also a police. The fighting scene between Lam Ching-ying and Michiko Nishiwaki was awesome, flawlessly smooth and exciting! Although in terms of popularity, this film was definitely on the down point, as there were too many movies at that time with similar theme. But still it is a very good one, and is highly recommended. #8 The Haunted Cop Shop (1987)Rating : 7.0 / 10Why this : Personally, I think the name of this film should be "The Haunted Police Station" but anyway, you get the gist. Featuring the young Hong Kong famous singer, Jacky Cheung, and the famous comedy actor, Ricky Hui, these 2 leading actors is super hilarious! The story happens in Hong Kong Police Station, which you can witness the social culture in Hong Kong. The film has a lot of goosey point, but it is not as scary, which suits those who like a light-scare-tease but a lot of laughter. #9 Spooky Encounters (1980)Rating : 7.4 / 10Why this : The oldest among the nine films listed here. Featuring the famous Sammo Hung, who is very well known for his martial arts roots. Naturally, you gonna witnessed plenty of fighting scenes in this one, not a serious kind, but a hilarious kind of fighting. This film was said to be one of the earliest comedy-ghost film in Hong Kong, and it has inspired many following films. And Sammo Hung also went on to produce Mr. Vampire after this film. This film has definitely set a new trend to Hong Kong's ghost movie industry, which has now became an all time classic. 
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K-Drama | Heart-fluttering quotes in The King: Eternal Monarch

This article may contain spoilers, so proceed only if you have watched the finale of the drama! (or don't mind to be spoiled!)With the airing of the last episode of The King: Eternal Monarch on June 12, viewers were satisfied with the closure of the drama albeit it being a bittersweet one. Though the highly-anticipated drama had first gone through a bumpy intro and faced some criticism, with increasing suspense and several plot twists, they managed to save the ratings moving towards the end of the drama. We know that since the drama is officially over, some of you may be facing withdrawal symptoms, so let's take a look back at some of the most heart-fluttering quotes by Lee Gon (Lee Min-Ho) throughout the drama!#1 “I want to pat your head but both my hands are busy. ”    Photo source: Hellokpop#2 “I thought it was a name that wasn’t meant to be said, but it was meant to only be said by you.”   Photo source: Hellokpop#3 “Time stopped for a bit just now. Thanks to it, I saw a beautiful scene.”   Photo source: Hellokpop#4 “I realized that I never even gave you a single flower. That’s why I crossed the universe for you.”   Photo source: SBS#5 “There will come a moment when it seems I’ve disappeared. I don’t want you to worry too much when that happens. It just means I’m walking through the frozen moments of time.”    Photo source: SBS#6 “I’m asking for someone’s permission for the first time in my life. If you stop me, I can’t leave.”   Photo source: SBS#7 “No matter what kind of door opens before us in life…and even if the moments we share make us sad at times, I wish to be able to love tirelessly. Just like that, we decided to love the fate that chose us. Just for today and only today and forever.   Photo source: HellokpopDid these lines make your heart flutter and squeal in front of your screens? I'm sure most of you did! Though the drama has come to an end, let's anticipate for more upcoming works from all these wonderful actors!Cover Photo: INASIANSPACES || SOOMPI
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“Tenet” And “Wonder Woman 1984” To Delay Release

Cinemas remain close even though many other sectors have been allowed to reopen in most countries due to the coronavirus pandemic. This has, unfortunately, affected the release date of some highly-anticipated Hollywood films.Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet”, for one, has postponed its theatrical debut by two weeks. Initially planned to be aired on July 17, the thriller has been rescheduled to debut in cinema on July 31 in America.  Photo source: Ars TechnicaAlso being postponed release by Warner Bros. is “Wonder Woman 1984”. This is the second time the superhero sequel’s release date has to be rescheduled. Originally scheduled for June 5, the film was first postponed to August 14 and now, to an additional two months and a half to October 2.  Photo source: Yahoo News MalaysiaAnyway, rescheduled or not, fans will still look forward to watching these blockbusters on big screen, right?Source: Sin Chew DailyCover photo: GameSpot || Forbes
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Chibi Maruko-chan Anime Delays New Episodes Due to COVID-19

The Japanese animation industry has been affected by COVID-19 pandemic.According to a report from China Central Television (CCTV), employees from a local animation production company started working from home since officials declared an emergency for the Tokyo metropolitan area.  Photo Source: BloombergHowever, the efficiency of the employees who draw animations by hands were reported to be 30% lower than before because the drawings are submitted and revised back and forth.In addition, animation dubbing has also been challenged. All animation dubbing work has been suspended since April because it needs to be carried out in an enclosed environment and a number of Japanese voice actors and actresses tested positive for COVID-19. On June 1, some of the recording studios reopened after a nearly two-month closure. Photo Source: NipponAs of June 1, there are 45 Japanese animated films or TV shows that have been postponed or stopped broadcasting, including "Chibi Maruko-chan," which has been airing for the past 30 years.Cover Photo: Nippon || CGTN
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