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Saturday , March 23 2019


Iranian, Korean dramas share top prize at Busan film fest – AFI adds galas for ‘Call’, ‘Disaster’, ‘Hostiles’

BUSAN, South Korea, Oct 21, (Agencies): A Korean drama about desperate teens and a movie that exposes the hardships of daily life in the Iranian …

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Granny beauty queens mark ‘age of elegance’ – Ms Senior America

ATLANTIC CITY, United States, Oct 21, (Agencies): Beauty pageants may conjure up images of young women in bikinis, but in Atlantic City a roomful of …

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Echoes of war as SKorea grannies on protest front lines – ‘Soseongri’ focuses on elderly residents’ daily lives

BUSAN, South Korea, Oct 18, (AFP): A powerful US missile system installed in South Korea to defend it from the nuclear-armed North made international headlines …

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Lovato reveals a lot in new docu – Swank to star in sci-fi thriller ‘I Am Mother’

You might expect a lot of glamorous footage of Demi Lovato in the new YouTube-exclusive documentary that she co-produced — and you won’t be disappointed. …

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Saunders’ ‘Lincoln’ wins Booker prize – Sequel launched to Mandela’s ‘Long Walk’ autobiography

LONDON, Oct 18, (Agencies): American author George Saunders won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday for “Lincoln in the Bardo,” a polyphonic symphony …

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Tsujii plays it by ears – Japan’s blind maestro inspires

TOKYO, Oct 17, (Agencies): Blind since birth, virtuoso Japanese pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii puts his global success down to a wide range of experiences outside music …

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Boyz back with their ‘finger-snapping’ CD – Horan walks on folkier side

Boyz II Men, “Under the Streetlight” (Sony Masterworks) The guys who gave us “Motownphilly” in 1991 are making fun of themselves these days in a …

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Sadat’s ‘Letter’ resonates across the globe – Afghan first female director’s film portrays female oppression

Whether intentionally or otherwise, it’s apt that “A Letter to the President” — the second feature by Afghan filmmaker Roya Sadat — shares a title …

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As Hollywood struggles, female-led story ends London fest – Hirokazu Kore-eda boards ‘Ten Years’ spin-off project

LONDON, Oct 16, (RTRS): The London Film Festival closed on Sunday with a violent and dark comedy featuring Frances McDormand, as a small-town mother seeking …

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Captivating cinema in Muhr Feature – Regional storytelling takes centre stage at DIFF

DUBAI, Oct 16: The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) has revealed the first films that will feature in the highly anticipated Muhr Feature category. Held …

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