Showbizzers rejecting awards? Is it a sign of the apocalypse? Some 100 members of the Indonesian Film Society last week returned their Citras to protest the fest's politics and take a stand against…
"Eskul," directed by Nayato Fio Nuala, won the Piala Citra award for best film at the 2006 Indonesian Film Festival, which ended Thursday night.
"WWE Smackdown" has been pulled here following the deaths of three children who had been "smackdowned" by other children.
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$29.9M Sony / Screen Gems -11.16%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$557,622 Cumulative:$308.5M Disney -4.92%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$459,663 Cumulative:$18.1M Warner Brothers -9.19%
Three raids in 10 days (July 23 and 28 and Aug. 26) resulted in the seizure of more than 1.3 million pirated VCDs and DVDs at the Ratu Plaza outlets in Jakarta.
Israeli-Swiss TV group Dori Media Int'l launched its first telenovela channel in Asia with the bow last week of Vision 2 in Indonesia.
Malaysian satcaster Astro went live Monday with Astro Nusantara, a multi-channel satellite pay TV service in Indonesia.
Police have raided an optical disc factory in the Jakarta suburb of Tangerang, seizing 54,000 pirate discs and seven VCD/CD replicating lines that were producing 100,000 optical discs per day.
Indonesian company, PT Graha Layar Prima is to build three megaplexes, with more than 25 screens, in Jakarta, Bandung (West Java) and Surabaya (East Java).
Indonesian company PT Graha Layar Prima is to build three new Blitz megaplexes, with more than 25 screens, in Jakarta, Bandung (West Java) and Surabaya (East Java).
The Indonesian government will enforce a law banning TV and radio stations from broadcasting live news stories from foreign sources such as the BBC, VOA and Deutsche Welle, from Feb. 5, Minister of…