Friday , February 22 2019

Entertainment

Scottish ‘Ferrymania’ hits H’wood – Author seals movie deal for teen novel series

LESMAHAGOW, United Kingdom, Jan 30, (AFP): A small-town Scottish schoolteacher has become an international literary sensation with more than a million sales in China and …

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Grammys: Plenty of ‘fire and fury’ – Powerful acts

Just as the Hollywood award shows this year have been dominated by the Time’s Up movement, the 60th annual Grammy Awards became a platform for …

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‘Cameron Post’ wins big at Sundance – ‘Kailash’ bags best US docu award

LOS ANGELES, Jan 28, (Agencies): “The Miseducation of Cameron Post,” a powerful drama about the real-life controversial practice of gay conversion therapy, came away with …

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Music industry hails Jay-Z at annual gala – Fleetwood Mac honored

NEW YORK, Jan 28, (AP): Jay-Z said though he boycotted the Grammys almost two decades ago, he’s better served helping the Recording Academy grow instead …

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From refugee to chef, Berlinale to showcase Syrian cook – ‘Dunkirk’, ‘Tonya’, ‘Black-ish’ win ACE editing awards

BERLIN, Jan 27, (RTRS): A Syrian refugee will be cooking dishes from Damascus and Aleppo for VIP guests at the opening of the Berlinale International …

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‘Maze Runner’s’ forward motion stalls – ‘Death Cure’ to outpace ‘Jumanji’

Moviegoers who come late to the “Maze Runner” franchise, which now numbers three, will doubtless have one very reasonable question: Where, pray tell, are all …

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Middle Eastern filmmakers celebrate historic Oscar nom – A provocative drama in ‘Insult’

In the provocative Lebanese film “The Insult,” a minor conflict over a gutter between two ordinary men in Beirut spirals and escalates to the level …

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‘Upcoming tour will be my last’ – John to ‘go out with a bang’

NEW YORK, Jan 25, (Agencies): Elton John announced Wednesday that he is retiring from touring, with the consummate showman saying he wants to devote himself …

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Austrian band Concilium Musicum Wien thrills Kuwait audience

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24: An Austrian musical group called “Concilium Musicum Wien” entertained a huge crowd at Abdul Hussein Abdul Redha Theater in the presence …

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‘Shape of Water’ leads Oscar noms – ‘Lady Bird’s’ Gerwig becomes 5th woman nominated for best director

NEW YORK, Jan 23, (Agencies): Guillermo del Toro’s lavish monster romance “The Shape of Water” fished out a leading 13 nominations, Greta Gerwig became just …

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