Saturday , January 19 2019

Entertainment

‘Orchestra’ takes top prize at ‘Carthage’ – Tibetan tale ‘Tharlo’ wins Tokyo Filmex Grand prize

TUNIS, Nov 29, (Agencies): Moroccan director Mohammed Mouftakir’s “L’Orchestre des Aveugles” (The Blind Orchestra) took the Tanit d’Or Saturday at the Carthage Film Festival, blighted …

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DIFF to honor legendary actor Shah – Festival to pay tribute to Spielberg’s Jaws

DUBAI, Nov 29: The 12th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival is honored to present the legendary actor Naseeruddin Shah with its prestigious Lifetime …

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‘Joy’ salute to women who are unsung heroes: Lawrence – Hamill offers new ‘Force Awakens’ hints

LOS ANGELES, Nov 29, (RTRS): Jennifer Lawrence on Saturday said her film “Joy” is a tribute to “women who are the unsung heroes of their …

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‘Poverty’ delivers tough-to-accept message – ‘Marguerite’, ‘Golden Years’ among Louis Delluc noms

LOS ANGELES, Nov 29, (RTRS): As if poverty weren’t a challenging enough phenomenon unto itself, time has revealed that good intentions by outsiders can in …

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Are filmmakers ready to tackle terror? – Can Nov 13 attacks prove gamechanger for popular culture?

LOS ANGELES, Nov 28, (RTRS): Two weeks after suffering the most devastating attack since WWII, France is slowly getting back on its feet. The recent …

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Whistler may’ve gotten a shade cooler – Canadian content meets Kudos contenders

LOS ANGELES, Nov 28, (RTRS): The Whistler Film Festival, which dubs itself as Canada’s “coolest” film fest, may have just gotten a shade cooler. In …

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Expo ‘traces’ birth of Alice – Still ‘fascinates’

LONDON, Nov 28, (AFP): A century and a half after first being published, the surreal classic “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” still fascinates readers and inspires …

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Adele’s ‘25’ becomes UK best-selling album

LONDON, Nov 28, (RTRS): British singer Adele’s “25” notched up the most sales in its opening week of any UK album, beating a record set …

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Fans live and breathe Star Wars – ‘Creed’, ‘Rocky’ reboot threaten to dethrone ‘Mockingjay 2’

LOS ANGELES, Nov 27, (Agencies): Michael Bender was hooked by age two. Jennifer Landa got the bug when she was nearly six. Steve Sansweet was …

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Canadian soprano rewrites rules – Hannigan shatters classical music’s glass ceiling

PARIS, Nov 27, (AFP): With looks often described as straight out of a Bond film, Barbara Hannigan strides on to lead the orchestra dressed in …

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