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Tuesday , December 11 2018

Entertainment

Kuwaiti female artists partake in cultural week

Kuwaiti artists Manal Al-Shuraian pose respectively with one of her paintings at the exhibition in Italy – KUNA photo Riham Al-Rughaib pose respectively with one of her paintings at the exhibition in Italy – KUNA photo Kuwaiti female artists expressed their happiness on participating in the Kuwaiti cultural week in …

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‘Mowgli’ shines with virtual stars

‘A confused rehash of a beloved story’ Let’s pretend for a moment that Disney didn’t just release a “live-action” remake of its 1967 “The Jungle Book” two years ago (technically, the new version was computer animated, but photoreal enough not to be classified among the cartoons). In a world without …

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LA Film Critics name Cuaron’s ‘Roma’ best film of year

Ivanhoe Pictures boards Chopra’s ‘Sky is Pink’ NEW YORK, Dec 10, (Agencies): The Los Angeles Film Critics Association on Sunday named Alfonso Cuaron’s deeply personal drama “Roma” best film of the year, adding to the acclaimed film’s steadily mounting honors.Cuaron’s black-and-white film, a Netflix release, has been cleaning up many …

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Language links and legionaries

NABATAEANS … BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE Dr Laila Nehmé, senior research fellow at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris, in her lecture, ‘The Nabataean and Roman city of Hegra (Madain Salih)’ detailed the ongoing excavations and surveys in Madain Salih, one of the major …

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AWF honors Kuwaiti actress Suad Abdullah in London

Kuwaiti actress Suad Abdullah with other winners of Arab women’s awards HH the Amir congratulates actress Suad Abdullah LONDON, Dec 8, (KUNA): Arab Women Foundation (AWF) honored Kuwait’s veteran stage and TV actress Suad Abdullah for her significant contributions to enriching Arab arts and drama through her long colorful and …

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Female voices take center stage

Grammys shaping up to be the year of women NEW YORK, Dec 8, (Agencies): After being nearly muted at this year’s ceremony, the 2019 Grammys are shaping up to be the year of the woman, with powerful female voices representing the majority in two of the top categories.Kacey Musgraves, H.E.R. …

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‘Attila’ speaks to today’s global turmoil

Chailly’s opera seduces La Scala audience MILAN, Dec 8, (Agencies): La Scala’s season premiere Friday of a new production of Verdi’s “Attila” took on contemporary themes of male leaders selling out to self-interest while the final act of heroism falls to a woman – and won over an audience that …

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Roberts’ roles get better with age

This image released by Roadside Attractions shows Lucas Hedges (right), and Julia Roberts in a scene from ‘Ben is Back’. (AP) Motherly instincts play big part in ‘Ben is Back’Julia Roberts is sitting on a couch in a Soho hotel when Lucas Hedges bursts in and begins frantically searching for …

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‘Beale’, ‘First Man’, ‘Poppins’ shine in artisan Oscar races

‘Black Panther’ a stand-out across the board As 2018 draws to a close and various critics groups and deliberating bodies measure the year in movie superlatives, a look below the line at the Academy’s crafts races reveals an art form invigorated by many of today’s most brilliant cinematic minds. Perhaps …

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‘Vice’ leads Golden Globes noms

‘A Star is Born’, ‘The Favourite’ win 5 noms each LOS ANGELES, Dec 6, (RTRS): Golden Globes voters were in a political frame of mind on Thursday morning, as the awards organization handed “Vice”, a scathing look at former vice-president Dick Cheney’s career in government, a leading six nominations.On the …

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