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Entertainment

Tupac reigns 20 years after death – Macy Gray returns to jazz

NEW YORK, Sept 9, (Agencies): Two of the most awaited hip-hop albums since last year came from Kendrick Lamar and Frank Ocean. On the final …

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Cannibals terrorise Venice with ‘Bad’ – ‘Action-adventure fairytale a love letter to America’

VENICE, Sept 7, (Agencies): Ana Lily Amirpour brought a cannibal love story starring Jim Carrey and Keanu Reeves to the Venice Film Festival Tuesday with …

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Last lightkeeper marks milestone – Boston Light turns 300 on Sept 14

LITTLE BREWSTER ISLAND, Mass, Sept 7, (AP): A singular lighthouse and its unique keeper are celebrating a milestone. Boston Light, the nation’s first and oldest lighthouse …

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Friendship, death in powerful Syrian film ‘War Show’ – Documentary explores evolution of conflict

VENICE, Sept 6, (AFP): As a documentary on the Syrian conflict, “The War Show” is highly personal, capturing the lives of a group of youngsters …

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Fans bid adieu to idol Gabriel – ‘Eternal Love’

MEXICO CITY, Sept 6, (AFP): Fans of Mexico’s late Latin music legend Juan Gabriel sang and wiped away tears on Monday as they filed past …

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Bridget back with unexpected pregnancy – Zellweger gives appealingly warm performance

LONDON, Sept 6, (RTRS): Oscar winner Renee Zellweger puts on her British accent again to play bumbling Londoner Bridget Jones in the third instalment of …

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‘Ridge’ brutally effective combat saga – War film could bring Gibson back

Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge, which premiered today at the 73rd International Venice Film Festival, is a brutally effective, bristlingly idiosyncratic combat saga — the true …

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Journo recounts years as Syrian prisoner – Documentary retraces Padnos’ journey

BOSTON, Sept 5, (Agencies): In 2012, freelance journalist Theo Padnos slipped into Syria to cover its unfolding civil war and was promptly kidnapped by members …

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Koolhoven’s ‘Brimstone’ survival epic – ‘Wild West from a female perspective’

The Dutch director Martin Koolhoven had a major hit in the Netherlands with his 2008 WWII drama “Winter in Wartime” (released in the US in …

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Messinis brought migrant crisis home – AFP photographer’s work provides extraordinary record of human tragedy

PERPIGNAN, France, Sept 4, (AFP): Greek AFP photographer Aris Messinis has covered conflicts in Libya and Syria, but it was for his dramatic images of …

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