Friday , February 22 2019

Entertainment

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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Piaf celebrated on 100th ’versary – ‘She lived her songs’

NEW YORK, Dec 16, (AP):  Edith Piaf would have turned 100 this month and never has she been more vital. The cabaret singer who once …

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‘Star Wars’ back on big screen –  ‘Force Awakens’ carpet includes Stormtroopers, droids, stars

LOS ANGELES, Dec 15, (Agencies): The next generation of “Star Wars” films kicked off with an elaborate debut for “The Force Awakens” Monday that served …

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‘Mad Max’, ‘Fargo’ lead noms – Critics’ Choice Awards to be hosted by Miller

LOS ANGELES, Dec 15, (RTRS): The 21st Annual Critics’ Choice Awards announced nominations for the combined 2016 ceremony on Monday and Warner Bros’ “Mad Max: …

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Prince again offers streaming exclusive – Singer puts out new album on Tidal

NEW YORK, Dec 15, (AFP): Prince, the prolific and often unpredictable pop icon, has put out another album with no prior warning as he rejoices …

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‘Egypt’ renews concern about inaccurate film casting – Director, Lionsgate apologize

LOS ANGELES, Dec 15, (AP): An unusual thing happened in Hollywood on a recent weekend: Director Alex Proyas and Lionsgate apologized for ethnically inaccurate casting …

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