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Oscar finalists cover wide spectrum – Half of docu short contenders focus on plight of women

LOS ANGELES, Nov 21, (RTRS): This year’s crop of best documentary short subject Oscar finalists covers a wide spectrum, charting the globe from Ebola-stricken Liberia …

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Trier’s ‘Louder’ wins Stockholm Film Fest’s Bronze Horse – ‘Ode’ takes ten trophies at Grand Bell Awards

LOS ANGELES, Nov 21, (RTRS): Joachim Trier won his second Bronze Horse with his Cannes entry “Louder Than Bombs,” starring Jesse Eisenberg, on Friday night …

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Can ‘Force’ become biggest film ever? – ‘Mockingjay 2’ flying to $110m weekend in US

LOS ANGELES, Nov 21, (Agencies): Riding galaxy-sized expectations, the new “Star Wars” movie is already setting records for pre-opening ticket sales, with still a month …

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Adele’s return a sentimental look back – Streaming or not, ‘25’ expected to be monster hit

NEW YORK, Nov 21, (Agencies): Adele has had nearly five years to savor the massive success of her last album but, on a release that …

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‘Made in France’ stoking paranoia – Thriller a thoughtful ‘what if’ scenario of home-grown terrorism

LOS ANGELES, Nov 20, (RTRS): Even without the Nov 13 terrorist attacks, “Made in France” would be a tough film for most Parisians to sit …

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Paris attacks in spotlight on IDFA night – Docu fest and market has global hustle, intimate vibe 

LOS ANGELES, Nov 20, (RTRS): Both a forum for politically conscious cinema and a platform for the open discussion of potentially world-changing ideas, the Intl. …

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Lafourcade wins 4 Latin Grammys, Guerra takes 3

Natalia Lafourcade was the big winner Thursday at the Latin Grammy Awards, making good on four of her five nominations for her album “Hasta la …

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Nat Geo movie tells gritty pilgrims’ tale – ‘Lot of palace intrigue’ 

NEW YORK, Nov 20, (AP): With its political infighting, tip-of-the-arrow diplomacy and climactic decapitation scene, the National Geographic Channel’s film “Saints & Strangers” is the …

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H’wood lends star power to climate fight – Cate Blanchett honored at Museum of Modern Art

LOS ANGELES, Nov 18, (AFP): Climate change may be the challenge of our time, but when it comes to rallying the global public to the …

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Jihadist thriller pulled from cinemas after Paris attacks – ‘History has caught up with the film’

PARIS, Nov 18, (AFP): A film about a wave of jihadist attacks on Paris due out Wednesday has been pulled from cinemas, with the release …

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