Actor-comedian S. Ganapragasam has waited two years to serve ‘Curry Mee’ to Malaysian audiences, and it will finally arrive in local cinemas on Feb 15. The ‘Appalam’ actor said local films are gaining acceptance and believes his movie, with dialogue in Tamil, Mandarin, and Bahasa Melayu, will be well-received locally and abroad.
Malaysia must create an environment in which its local stars can explore their true potential, says former National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (Finas) director-general, Datuk Kamil Othman.
When Top Gun came out in 1986, it was the best thing since sliced bread, despite some ‘inaccuracies’. Now, 36 years later, Top Gun: Maverick pays homage to, and complements the first movie beautifully. But not without some gripes…
Filmmakers shooting in Malaysia now get to enjoy up to 35 per cent in rebates. The additional five per cent will be given for movies that feature local culture, food, and for portraying Malaysia in a positive light.
Communication and Multimedia Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah says special meeting to be held among stakeholders in film industry to help members face challenges post Covid-19.