Wednesday , December 13 2017

Entertainment

‘Honey’, ‘Moonlight’ top Spirit noms – Newcomer Lane nominated for best female lead

LOS ANGELES, Nov 23, (Agencies): Two distinctly American odysseys, Andrea Arnold’s teens-on-the-road film “American Honey” and Barry Jenkins’ coming-of-age tale “Moonlight” led the Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations Tuesday with six nods each, including best feature and best director. Other best-feature candidates are “Manchester by the Sea”, “Jackie” and “Chronic”. …

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Beatty inspires stars – ‘Apply’ actors share unique experience

LOS ANGELES, Nov 23, (AP): At the heart of Warren Beatty’s long-in-the-making “Rules Don’t Apply” is a burgeoning but forbidden romance between a pair of wide-eyed young adults, freshly plucked from their traditional upbringings and thrust into the capricious world of Howard Hughes and 1958 Hollywood. Serving as distant proxies …

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Get in holiday mood with new, all classics – Brooks, Kelly and more

Just after you throw away your Halloween costume and start marinating your signature dishes for Thanksgiving, you’ll usually do one more thing: pull out that dusty Christmas CD or cue up a playlist on Spotify. Instead of new holiday music, we tend to go to the classics — from “White …

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Set sail with spirited ‘Moana’ – Some catchy songs from ‘Hamilton’ maestro Miranda

Stop me if this sounds familiar: A Disney animation film about a bright and spirited young woman who feels stifled by outmoded expectations and dreams of exploring beyond the confines of her home. It’s the premise of “Moana ,” but it’s also that of “The Little Mermaid,” “Beauty and the …

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Beatty plays eccentric billionaire in ‘Rules’ – Film undeniably entertaining, mesmerizing

Warren Beatty doesn’t want us to regard “Rules Don’t Apply”, in which he stars as Howard Hughes, as a Howard Hughes film. It’s actually a movie about late ’50s Hollywood, he says, and the sexual puritanism of the era. Indeed, Beatty doesn’t appear for a long while in this much-awaited …

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‘Allied’ high-style espionage thriller – Pitt plays Canadian intelligence officer

Robert Zemeckis has a vastly diverse slate of motion pictures to his credit, but it’s not unfair to associate him with a certain technological fixation on stunt-gizmo cinema. In nearly 40 years of directing, he has implanted cartoons in the real world (“Who Framed Roger Rabbit”), inserted actors into newsreels …

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Drake, Bieber win big, Gomez gets emotional – Green Day chants against Trump at AMAs

The 2016 American Music Awards featured a number of pop stars strumming their guitars, Drake making a rare awards show appearance, an emotional speech from Selena Gomez and political moments about President-elect Donald Trump. Drake, who has skipped his fair share of awards shows in recent years, was the big …

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‘Rocky’ still a lovable underdog – 40 years later Sly’s character resonates

PHILADELPHIA, Nov 21, (AP): On Nov 21, 1976, audiences met Rocky Balboa, the southpaw boxer from south Philadelphia. Four decades later, Sylvester Stallone’s lovable character resonates with fans drawn to his underdog tale of determination, grit and sleepy-eyed charm. The reach of “Rocky” is international, and the film serves as …

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At 11, composer set to debut first opera – ‘More interested to be Alma’

VIENNA, Nov 19, (AP): Alma Deutscher is a composer, virtuoso pianist and concert violinist who wrote her first sonata five years ago and whose first full opera will have its world premiere next month — and she’s only 11. Time-worn associations with Mozart, who wrote his first symphony at age …

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ expand to 5 films – Redmayne not worried

LOS ANGELES, Nov 19, (RTRS): At the recent world premiere of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” there were no sightings of Harry Potter. But Eddie Redmayne, the star of the new Warner Bros. blockbuster, wore a plastic Bowtruckle — a green twig-like creature — on his tuxedoed shoulder. …

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