Netflix’s new Western, The Harder They Fall, opens with an intriguing disclaimer: “While the events in this film are fictionalised… These. People. Existed.” Without it, viewers might assume the movie is an imaginary tale, one of several cases of Hollywood re-casting historical periods and events with more ethnic minority charactersContinue Reading

Washington has revoked the US licence of one of China’s biggest telecoms companies citing “national security” concerns. China Telecom must stop providing services in America within 60 days. Officials said the Chinese government’s control of the company gave it the opportunity “to access, store, disrupt, and/or misroute US communications”. ThisContinue Reading