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Entertainment

‘Grant’ explores Cary’s personal life – Cruise crash lands in ‘American Made’

 ‘Becoming Cary Grant’ is a catchy title for an inside Hollywood documentary. It suggests that the person who ultimately evolved into Cary Grant — he was born in 1904 and started off as Archie Leach, a dirt-poor kid from Bristol in the south of England — really did need to …

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Simons wins both top fashion honors at CFDA awards

Designer Raf Simons of Calvin Klein scored a rare double win at fashion’s glittery awards ceremony on Monday, winning both womenswear and menswear honors at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards. The ceremony, hosted by Seth Meyers, had an activist bent this year, reaching outside the industry …

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‘Adios’ full of emotions – Album nearly Fleetwood Mac

Glen Campbell, “Adios” (Universal Music Enterprises) There’s no way to hear Glen Campbell’s farewell album, “Adios,” except through the prism of his rapid descent into Alzheimer’s. It’s syrupy, laced with over-the-top emotion and full of can’t-miss references to the challenges posed by Campbell’s long, slow decline. And yet there is …

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Jenkins saves DC Extended Universe – ‘Exception’ elegant, well-acted

Ten months before “Wonder Woman” was released, an open letter made headlines for claiming the movie was a “mess.” Director Patty Jenkins responded. “Real lasso of truth, time, will reveal that letter to be false soon enough,” she wrote. “But lame something so transparent in its agenda gets traction.” Ten …

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Music stars unite in Manchester – Fans face down fears

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, June 5, (Agencies): Cheers drowned out tears in Manchester on Sunday as Ariana Grande was joined by fellow music stars for a charity concert where fans vowed to face down fears of terrorism after two deadly attacks in Britain. “Let the world hear your resilience,” Pharrell Williams …

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Phoenix brings new dimension to fest – Radiohead shares unreleased song from ‘OK Computer’

NEW YORK, June 4, (Agencies): Rocking out under an imposing mirror, Phoenix took its music into a second dimension Saturday as the band headlined New York’s Governors Ball festival. A week ahead of the release of its disco-infused, Italian-inspired sixth album, Phoenix invested in an innovative yet elegantly simple stage …

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‘Woman’ gets movie spotlight, with high expectations – Latest Pokemon feature film to premiere at Japan expo

LOS ANGELES, June 3, (Agencies): More than 70 years after she first burst upon the scene in her red bustier and blue shorts, Wonder Woman is finally getting her turn in the movie spotlight, and expectations could hardly be higher. “Wonder Woman,” with the title role played by former Israeli …

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Comedian Griffin not laying down for Trump – ‘Career over’

LOS ANGELES, June 3, (Agencies): Embattled comedian Kathy Griffin says she’s not afraid of Donald Trump and plans to keep making fun of him but maintained that she’s sorry for a video that depicted her holding a likeness of the president’s severed, bloody head. At a rambling press conference Friday, …

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Russell ‘gets’ a Hollywood star

LOS ANGELES, May 31, (RTRS): Keri Russell, a former Mouseketeer who later starred in the coming of age TV drama “Felicity” and currently plays a Russian spy in “The Americans”, has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Russell, 41, first appeared on television in the 1990s on …

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Youth musicians escape violence – Concert for pope

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 31, (Agencies): Just rehearsing could get them shot. But for the youth musicians of one of Rio de Janeiro’s most violent slums, their bravery will pay off Saturday with a concert in front of the pope. Twenty-six amateur musicians aged between 14 and 19 will perform …

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