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Entertainment

‘Romeo & Juliet’ takes on local twist – Gaza performance brings rare taste of foreign culture

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip, May 5, (AP): Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” has opened to audiences in the Gaza Strip, albeit with a distinctly Palestinian twist. …

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Foster gets star on Walk of Fame – Actress celebrates her honor ‘as a director’

LOS ANGELES, May 5, (Agencies): Two-time Oscar winner Jodie Foster was awarded a star on Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk of Fame on Wednesday — and revealed …

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‘Neighbors 2’ remains a character comedy at heart – Millennial-generation feminism freshens its outlook

LOS ANGELES, May 5, (RTRS): Considering it’s another trouble-in-suburbia comedy of modest proportions, boasting no innovations in form or technique, it may seem odd to …

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De Niro back in Cannes ‘boxing film’ – Schwarzenegger joins ‘Why We’re Killing Gunther’

PARIS, May 4, (Agencies): Robert De Niro goes back into the ring in a new boxing movie to be shown at the Cannes Film Festival …

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‘Acting remains mysterious habit’ – Tilda Swinton convention-bursting actress

NEW YORK, May 4, (Agencies): In a sleek, luxurious Manhattan hotel room, Tilda Swinton stands and announces that she’s bound to break something. “If not …

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Submissions open for DFC, Enjaaz at Dubai Film Fest – France’s Diaphana takes Iran’s ‘Inversion’

DUBAI, May 4, (Agencies): The 13th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) will run from Dec 7–14, 2016 and submissions are now open for the Dubai …

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Legends to rock at mega concert – Tyler plays benefit for abuse victims

LOS ANGELES, May 4, (Agencies): The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters and The Who — the most celebrated acts in …

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Avengers split in revitalizing Civil War – Hollywood film to revisit Chappaquiddick events

Conventional movie wisdom would suggest that there can only be diminishing returns with long-running franchises. There must be a breaking point, right? Especially at movie …

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‘Hamilton’ sets record with 16 nods – National Endowment, Wilkin win special Tony Awards

NEW YORK, May 3, (Agencies): The megahit musical “Hamilton” has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another …

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‘Magnificent 7’ revives forgotten story of black cowboys – Compounding ignorance

LOS ANGELES, May 3, (AFP): From the chiseled, insouciant Robert Mitchum and the rugged, laconic Clint Eastwood to John Wayne, the most celebrated cowboy of …

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