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Entertainment

West’s ‘Swish’ out next month – Prisoners ‘score’

NEW YORK, Jan 9, (Agencies): Rap superstar Kanye West has hinted that his long-awaited next album “Swish” will come out next month. “Swish February 11 16,” …

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Awards season opens with Globes – Wide-open race to keep viewers in suspense

LOS ANGELES, Jan 8, (Agencies): Hollywood’s biggest stars turn out on Sunday for the Golden Globes, which kick off the industry’s awards season this year …

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‘Spies’, ‘Carol’ lead BAFTA race – ‘Revenant’ bags 8 nominations

LONDON, Jan 8, (Agencies): Cold War drama “Bridge of Spies” and lush lesbian romance “Carol” lead the race for the British Academy Film Awards, the …

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Opera takes new look at trafficking – ‘Angel’s Bone’ explores complexities of culprits

NEW YORK, Jan 8, (Agencies): Victims of human trafficking so often are forced into silence, yet a new opera is exploring the complexities of a …

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Lee’s docu to explore early Michael Jackson

NEW YORK, Jan 8, (AFP): Spike Lee, the acclaimed director who explores African American life, will release a documentary on the rise to stardom of …

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‘Revenant’, ‘Compton’ win PGA noms – ‘Star Wars’, ‘Martian’ nominated for Art Directors Guild Awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan 6, (RTRS): “Ex Machina” and “Straight Outta Compton” were among the nominees for the Producers Guild of America’s annual PGA Awards, joining …

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Foley documentary to make world premiere in US – Sanders endorses ‘Big Short’

NEW YORK, Jan 6, (AFP): A documentary about the US journalist James Foley, who was beheaded by the Islamic State extremist group in 2014, will …

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‘Creed’ Stallone’s toughest role – A surprise awards-season contender

LOS ANGELES, Jan 6, (RTRS): Nearly 40 years after Sylvester Stallone introduced audiences to Rocky Balboa, the actor’s return for his seventh shot at the …

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Avant-garde jazz pianist Bley dies – Blues guitarist Hunter dead at 84

NEW YORK, Jan 6, (Agencies): Visionary Canadian-born pianist Paul Bley, a pivotal figure in the avant-garde jazz movement known for his innovative trio and solo …

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‘Star Wars’, ‘Saul’ among ACE nominees – ‘Anomalisa’, ‘Inside Out’ take animation nods

LOS ANGELES, Jan 5, (RTRS): The American Cinema Editors nominated “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” for best film editing of a dramatic feature Monday. It …

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