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Wednesday , November 14 2018


‘Wildlife’ shows a family in crisis

Elba joins Swift in ‘Cats’ movie adaptation It’s fall of 1960 in Montana when we meet the Brinson family in “Wildlife”, a carefully considered and deeply moving adaptation of a Richard Ford novel about a fracturing marriage and the teenage son witnessing it all. Things don’t start out bad, or …

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New cultural season kicks off in Jaber Cultural Center

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17: The new cultural season kicked off at Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center on Monday. During the weekly Monday gathering, the center hosted the renowned actor Saad Al-Faraj at the round hall of the center in the huge presence of actors, media men and the elite, reports …

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‘Cinema contributes to building cultural bridges among people’

NCCAL recognizes Abdullah Al-Muhailan KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16, (KUNA): Cinema is one of the most important means that contribute effectively and forcefully to building cultural bridges among people, the Secretary-General of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL), Ali Al-Youha said. The remarks were made on his behalf …

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Al-Kuwaitiyya to release her new song this winter

Music composed by her husband KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: Artiste Shaimaa Al-Kuwaitiyya said she will soon complete her new song, ‘Osloboh’ (His Style), which will be launched by the beginning of winter, reports Al- Rai daily. Speaking to the daily, Al-Kuwaitiyya revealed Ali Bughaith wrote the lyrics while the music …

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Kuwaiti actress ‘expresses’ optimism over her projects

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: Kuwaiti actress Zahra Al- Kharji has expressed optimism over her drama projects lined up for the next period, reports Al-Qabas daily. She disclosed the producer decided to start preparing for the dramas early – whether those related to Ramadan or the ordinary programs throughout the year. …

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Qatari artiste Abdulaziz Jassem, 61, passes away

Many artistes offer condolences KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: Qatari artiste Abdulaziz Jassem has passed away at age of 61, following years of diabetes and other health complications. He spent his last days in a hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, reports Al-Rai daily. For 41 years, he had been involved in several …

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Taylor Swift wins big at AMAs

Cabello gives a heartful, touching performance LOS ANGELES, Oct 10, (AP): Taylor Swift kicked off her week with a rare political post on social media, and at the American Music Awards she continued the conversation by encouraging fans to vote in the upcoming midterm elections. Swift won four honors including …

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Motel’s mysteries in ‘Bad Times’

Johnson to star in ‘John Henry and the Statesmen’ Drew Goddard, the screenwriter-turned-director whose feature debut was the meta-horror film “A Cabin in the Woods”, has laid another movie trap. This time, in the pulpy but artificial thriller “Bad Times at the El Royale”, it’s a motel. And as anyone …

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‘Panama Papers’ a lively and level-headed expose

Documentary highlights increasing dangers of lone-wolf journalism Shell companies. Off-shore accounts. Hidden tax shelters. All in shady countries with lots of palm trees but not much in the way of legal inspection or surveyance. Over the years, many of us have become familiar, at least in theory, with the nuts …

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Late Kuwaiti Al-Muhailan chosen as Personality of 2nd Kuwait Cinema Festival

Festival to focus on national production KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10, (KUNA): The late Kuwaiti media personnel, Abdullah Al-Muhailan, is chosen Personality of the Second Kuwait Cinema Festival due on Oct 15-19 His honoring depicts faithfulness to a generation of Kuwaiti media and artistic figures who have given a lot for …

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