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Pattinson elevates western ‘Damsel’

Jordan attempts to rewrite history in ‘Creed II’ trailer Pitiful men pin their hopes on delusions of romance in David and Nathan Zellner’s clever and melancholy western “Damsel,” an offbeat odyssey about the foolhardiness of believing in the “damsel in distress.” The Zellner brothers’ last film, “Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter,” …

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Archaeologists scour Woodstock ’69 concert field

Experts to map out ‘historic stage’ BETHEL, NY, June 21, (Agencies): Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace, love, protest and good vibes. Perhaps they would find an old peace symbol? Or a strand …

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‘Yellowstone’ boasts Costner, strong Native American star

Wiig departs Apple comedy LOS ANGELES, June 20, (Agencies): “Yellowstone” has everything a worthwhile Western should, including breathtaking vistas, battles over land and Kevin Costner in the lead role. There’s also something rare in the contemporary Paramount Network series to debut Wednesday: prominent Native American story lines and parts, including …

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‘King’ guilty of Elvis crime-excess

Robbins to be feted at Karlovy festival It’s usually a bad sign when critics start questioning your film before it’s even finished. But director Eugene Jarecki had to endure worse. While making the documentary “The King,” he actually got gruff from a member of his own film crew. After a …

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Trumped-up Moliere shines in UK

Bilingual play makes history in London LONDON, June 20, (Agencies): For the first time in the history of London’s West End theatre district, a play is being staged in English and French — Moliere’s classic “Tartuffe”, transposed into Donald Trump’s United States. The comedy at the Theatre Royal Haymarket stars …

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Kuwaiti singer Shuail takes part in Jeddah concert

KUWAIT CITY, June 19: Kuwaiti singer Nabeel Shuail and his Iraqi counterpart Majid Al-Mohandas participated in the first Eid Al-Fitr concert in the closed hall “Al-Jowhara” of King Abdullah City in Jeddah area, reports Aljarida daily. Two other singers Hussain Al-Jasmi and Waleed Al-Shami participated in a concert that was …

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‘Panther’, ‘Stranger Things’ win big

Boseman honors real-life hero at MTV Awards SANTA MONICA, Calif, June 19, (Agencies): The MTV Movie & TV Awards gave “Black Panther” its first taste of awards glory, with Marvel’s blockbuster taking home four honors including two awards for its star, Chadwick Boseman. Boseman quickly handed off his best hero …

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Rock trio back but not much changed

McCartney turns 76, teases ‘Egypt Station’ NEW YORK, June 19, (Agencies): Nowhere is there a better sign of how far the rock trio The Record Company has come than in the difference between where the group recorded its first and second albums. The trio made its debut in the bassist’s …

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‘Everything’ completes marriage trilogy, tales

Carters happy ending With “Everything Is Love,” the three-season musical miniseries about Beyonce and Jay-Z — a.k.a. the Carters — reaches a happy ending. It’s both a completion — of the marriage trilogy that began with Beyonce’s 2016 album “Lemonade” and her widely discussed accounts of Jay’s infidelity — and …

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Kuwait achieves big leap among Arabian channels

Actor Abdullah suffers knee injury KUWAIT CITY, June 18: Assistant Undersecretary for Television Sector in the Information Ministry Majeed Al-Jazzaf said Kuwait has achieved a big leap among local and Arabian channels in the first week of Ramadan; owing to the directives of Information Minister Mohammad Al-Jabri, follow up by …

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