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Entertainment

‘Saul’ delivers lasting impact  – Nemes refuses to turn away from Holocaust horrors

‘Son of Saul,’ first-time director Laszlo Nemes depicts one of the most morally ambiguous aspects of World War II, immersing audiences alongside a Sonderkommando at …

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French, Hungarian films shortlisted for foreign Oscar  – Nine movies advance in foreign-language film race

LOS ANGELES, Dec 18, (Agencies): France’s “Mustang” and Hungary’s “Son of Saul” are among nine films that have made it onto a shortlist in the …

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Brown multi-dimensional on ‘Royalty’ – Kygo breaks Spotify record for quick rise

Chris Brown, “Royalty” (RCA) Chris Brown knows his strengths, and on his seventh studio album, “Royalty,” the singer plays to them with solid success. It’s …

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‘Star Wars’, ‘Robot’ among AFI honorees – Fans, critics praise ‘Force Awakens’

LOS ANGELES, Dec 17, (Agencies): “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” was among the 20 film and TV works saluted in the 16th annual AFI Awards, …

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Golden Globes back to Gervais – Awards season

LOS ANGELES, Dec 17, (RTRS): When it came to finding a new host for the Golden Globes, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn went back to …

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N.W.A. win Rock and Roll Hall nod – Cheap Trick, Deep Purple among inductees

NEW YORK, Dec 17, (AFP): Gangsta rap pioneers N.W.A., who shocked white America with their no-holds-barred denunciations of police brutality, won recognition Thursday for their …

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Family ties tested in ‘Sisters’ – Chemistry of Fey, Poehler unquestionable

In “Sisters,” Tina Fey and Amy Poehler attempt to bring the most teenage of comedy genres — that of keg stands — into middle age. …

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‘Force’ reinvigorates ‘Star Wars’ – Film tilts toward nostalgia over novelty

If the first “Star Wars” (1977) hadn’t already been rebranded “A New Hope,” that optimistic title might have applied just as well to “Star Wars: …

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Common joins Mara in Iraq War drama ‘Leavey’ – Romantic drama ‘Hepta’ set to shoot in Cairo

LOS ANGELES, Dec 16, (RTRS): Common has signed on to co-star with Kate Mara in the Iraq War pic “Leavey,” sources tell Variety. Edie Falco, …

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Soliman wins big at DIFF – Shalabi, Abdelli take best actor awards

DUBAI, Dec 16: The 12th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival 2015 (DIFF) has come to a close after a spectacular eight-day event that …

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