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Wednesday , March 27 2019

Entertainment

DFI to finance ‘Miss Camel’ – Doha Film Institute announces grant recipients

LOS ANGELES, Dec 21, (RTRS): Haifaa Al Mansour, considered the fi rst female director to come from cloistered Saudi Arabia and known for groundbreaking female …

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‘Star Wars’ blasts opening weekend record with $238m – ‘It feels historic. It’s unbelievable’

LOS ANGELES, Dec 21, (AP): To say that the force is strong with this one is an understatement. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” brought in …

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Just expose people: 2 stars – No one wants opera?

NEW YORK, Dec 20, (AFP): How can opera thrive in the modern era of instant and free entertainment? The solution, say two leading US artists, …

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Hollywood loved ‘Star Wars’, but Lucas didn’t love it – Director remains the ultimate Hollywood insider/outsider

LOS ANGELES, Dec 20  (RTRS): At the Dec 14 world premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in Hollywood, the audience gave a standing ovation …

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Musical maestro Masur dies at 88 – A great conductor from Iron Curtain to 9/11

NEW YORK, Dec 20, (Agencies): Kurt Masur, the conductor who seized on music’s power to ease Germany’s reunification and comfort New York after September 11, …

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Damon talks positivity of ‘Martian’ – Actor lets time inform ‘Bourne’

On a break, finally, from shooting the latest installment of the “Bourne” franchise, actor Matt Damon made it to Los Angeles earlier this month to …

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WH awakens to force of Star Wars – ‘Force Awakens’ soaring to $225 million-plus in US

LOS ANGELES, Dec 19, (Agencies): The year’s most anticipated movie release will screen at one of the most coveted venues: The White House Family Theater. …

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‘Sparrows’, ‘Gang’ rule Les Arcs – Berlin fest reveals first films in Generation section

LOS ANGELES, Dec 19, (RTRS): Runar Runarsson’s Icelandic coming-of-age drama “Sparrows” has won the Crystal Arrow and two more awards at the 7th edition of …

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AP’s top songs, albums of 2015 – Lamar & Adele

NEW YORK, Dec 19, (AP):  More than hit singles, albums are works of art that move you to think, reflect, dance and smile. Here are …

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‘Sound of Redemption’ affectionate portrait of Frank Morgan – 2012 tribute concert to jazz great to captivate audiences

An all-too-familiar story of a charismatic yet self-destructive artist is presented with sympathetic tact — and, better still, a relatively happy ending — in “Sound …

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