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Entertainment

‘Camino’ simple and brutal survival melodrama – ‘Competent but unmemorable B-movie’

LOS ANGELES, March 7, (RTRS): As if her first teaming with director Josh C. Waller on his 2013 debut feature, “Raze” — involving a sort …

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Harnoncourt dies at age 86 – Pope of Baroque

VIENNA, March 7, (Agencies): Celebrated Austrian conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt, considered to be the “pope” of the Baroque music revival, died Saturday aged 86, three months …

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‘Allegiant’ juvenile sci-fi action – ‘Exciting revelations’

LOS ANGELES, March 6, (RTRS): Gazing out over the wall that encircles Chicago at the end of “The Divergent Series: Allegiant”, Tris Prior longs for …

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Oscars jab reveals deeper diversity woes – Asian-American skit sparks outcry

LOS ANGELES, March 6, (AP): TV’s “Fresh Off the Boat” creator Nahnatchka Khan was reveling in Oscar host Chris Rock’s deft comedic assault on white-fixated …

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Boston Marathon movie won’t be filmed at UMass-Dartmouth – Gordon-Levitt drops out of ‘The Sandman’

DARTMOUTH, Mass, March 6, (Agencies): A university attended by one of the Boston Marathon bombers says it won’t allow filmmakers to shoot on campus scenes …

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Kesha chokes up at ‘awards’ – Ono delays trip

NASHVILLE, Tenn, March 6, (Agencies): Pop star Kesha, who says her producer sexually and psychologically abused her, choked up after accepting an award for her …

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‘Landscapes’ a potent political film – Metafiction, drama and magical realism in ‘Time’

LOS ANGELES, March 5, (RTRS): More than 2.2 million people are incarcerated in the United States, up from 300,000 people 40 years ago, but not …

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‘Prince of Tides’ author Conroy dies – ‘I write … to explain my life to myself’

Pat Conroy, the beloved author of “The Great Santini” and “The Prince of Tides” and other best-sellers who drew upon his bruising childhood and the …

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Bale almost quit ‘Knight of Cups’ and every movie – ‘I learned to see that LA is a wonderful place’

LOS ANGELES, March 5, (AP): Christian Bale plays a screenwriter who has lost his own narrative in Terrence Malick’s “Knight of Cups” (out Friday in …

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Tenor Alagna saves ‘Opera’ – Risks his voice

NEW YORK, March 5, (AFP): When Jonas Kaufmann suddenly bowed out of the Metropolitan Opera’s production of “Manon Lescaut”, Roberto Alagna pulled off the herculean …

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