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Entertainment

Nashville calls on NY schools – Big Apple twang

NEW YORK, Oct 12, (AP): As the Bronx middle schoolers harmonized in their auditorium and plucked out basic chords on ukuleles and guitars, in walked …

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‘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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