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Entertainment

‘He named me Malala’: portrait of girls’ education icon – Stars humbled by teen & her aspirations

LONDON, Oct 11, (AFP): Malala was the name on everyone’s lips this week at the London Film Festival where a documentary about the youngest-ever Nobel …

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Female stars say ‘no more’ – Gender gap

LOS ANGELES, Oct 11, (Agencies): Hollywood actresses bemoan pay disparity with their male counterparts, as well as the despised “casting couch” — where film executives …

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‘Miles’ focuses on Davis’ turbulent life – Cheadle’s Davis has attitude to spare

LOS ANGELES, Oct 11, (RTRS): Don Cheadle flails about trying to channel the spirit of late jazz-trumpeting legend Miles Davis in “Miles Ahead,” a biopic …

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‘Gift’ reflects US ‘winners & losers’ obsession – Film captures unfairness of power distribution

Neal Gabler is the author of “An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood” and “Life: The Movie: How Entertainment Conquered Reality.” He …

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Elvis teams with royal orchestra – New album mixes hits with lesser known tracks

LONDON, Oct 11, (AFP): Priscilla Presley closes her eyes and bites her lip as she listens to a new album of Elvis songs, with the …

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Iranian, Kazakh films top at BIFF – Asian filmmakers hail ‘globalisation’ of cinema

BUSAN, South Korea, Oct 10, (AFP): Two productions which paint vastly different portraits of modern existence have taken home the major award at Asia’s most …

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Del Toro infuses haunted house film with gothic style – ‘Lusher movie with sentimental heart’

PARIS, Oct 10, (AFP): Haunted house movies are a Hollywood trope. But the latest about to hit our screens, by director Guillermo del Toro, promises …

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Avicii feels ‘flat’ on new album Stories – Keith gets playful on ‘35’

Avicii, “Stories” (Island) Avicii, the Swedish DJ, producer and mega-hit maker, is out with his second major studio album “Stories,” which arrives feeling like a …

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Scarface honored at BET Awards – Diddy performs his new single ‘Workin’

ATLANTA, Oct 10, (AP): Scarface was a man of few words after accepting his “I Am Hip Hop” award, directing the attention away from himself …

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Past flickers faintly on Polish screens – ‘Poland has changed hands many times’

Like many cities in the former Soviet Union, the adjacent towns of Gdynia and Gdansk, on Poland’s beautiful Baltic coast, each have two faces. One …

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