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Entertainment

12 top movies to mark Indian independence – Chief censor’s exit hailed

Seventy years ago India got its independence from the Brits, but that freedom didn’t come without pain, as the country was severed in two and …

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In weak summer, bright spots abound – Scary forecasts at the box office

NEW YORK, Aug 14, (AP): On their face, the numbers are grim. Movie ticket sales in North America are running roughly half a billion dollars …

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Bonnie & Clyde a revolutionary film – ‘Disruptive & exciting’

Fifty years ago today, American movies were born again. That was the day “Bonnie and Clyde,” the lethally disruptive and exciting gangster saga that brought …

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TCA winners touch on politics – Miley Cyrus awarded show’s highest honor

LOS ANGELES, Aug 14, (Agencies): The Teen Choice Awards, always a bubble of teenage celebration, took time out during Sunday night’s ceremony to consider the …

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40 yrs since The King’s death – When rock lost its first superstar

MEMPHIS, Aug 13, (AFP): Elvis Presley, American icon and King of rock ‘n’ roll, transformed popular culture, sold over a billion records and is idolized …

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Unblinkered docu focuses on woman’s battle with Alz’s – ‘Mrs. Fang’ wins Golden Leopard

LOS ANGELES, Aug 13, (RTRS): A jury that included high profile directors Olivier Assayas and Miguel Gomes has awarded Wang Bing’s unblinkered documentary “Mrs. Fang” …

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‘Grain’ contemplative sci-fi drama – Turkish filmmaker Kaplanoglu on his latest film

Turkish filmmaker Semih Kaplanoglu, who won the Golden Bear in Berlin for his 2010 film “Honey,” opens the Sarajevo Film Festival with the world premiere …

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‘Bye-Bye London’ actor dies in hospital – Heavy hearts in Kuwait at half-mast

AMIR MOURNS LOSS OF ABDULREDHA KUWAIT CITY, Aug 12, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has expressed deep distress and grief …

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Pattinson in role of his life in ‘Good’ – Actor goes undercover in NYC for ‘Good Time’

The fraternal directing duo of Josh and Benny Safdie make urban odysseys that flow with the quicksilver currents of New York City. You can feel …

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‘Last’ true portrait of Dalai Lama – B’desh film star turns Islamic preacher

The thing you want from a documentary about his holiness the 14th Dalai Lama is the chance to get right up close to him, in …

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