Thursday , January 24 2019

Entertainment

Romero, father of zombie film, dies – ‘He was incredibly gentle’

NEW YORK, July 17, (AP): George Romero, whose classic “Night of the Living Dead” and other horror films turned zombie movies into social commentaries and …

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Atsuko Chiba reinvents prog rock – Jay-Z extends record for No. 1 albums

QUEBEC CITY, July 17, (AFP): If the progressive rockers who briefly dominated the cultural landscape in the 1970s were just getting started today, how would …

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True story thriller ‘Neerja’ tops IIFA – B’wood stars dazzle at India film awards

EAST RUTHERFORD, United States, July 16, (AFP): India’s biggest Bollywood stars led a triumphant celebration of dance, music and fashion at the International Indian Film …

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Quebec marks festival model – Top stars, low cost

QUEBEC CITY, July 16, (Agencies): The top names in music playing some of their careers’ largest shows, with tickets selling for a sliver of the …

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‘Valerian’, thinking kid’s superheroes – Besson banking on passion project

PARIS, July 16, (AFP): It may as yet be obscure in the English-speaking world, but the comic book series on which the new mega-budget film …

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‘To the Bone’ depicts eating disorder – Noxon’s film deeply moving

Writer and director Marti Noxon struggled with anorexia and bulimia for 10 years. It’s her story, albeit a fictionalized version, that she tells in “To …

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Can comedy survive the ‘superhero’ era? – Laughs drying up

NEW YORK, July 13, (AP): Days before the opening of the Will Ferrell-Amy Poehler comedy “The House,” producer Adam McKay could see the writing on …

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FB brings live video broadcasting to VR – Gates to address moguls

LOS ANGELES, July 13, (RTRS): Facebook under its CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is more closely integrating its social VR efforts with Facebook proper, starting with video …

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Wife’s bloody rebellion in ‘Macbeth’ – Zellweger, Common join Parker’s ‘Best Day’

‘Unsex me here’ was Lady Macbeth’s plea to the spirits for manly ferocity in Shakespeare’s tragedy, but the protagonist of “Lady Macbeth” has no such …

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Bollywood spotlights India’s sanitation crisis in new film – ‘Served Like a Girl’ explores complexity of female vets’ lives

NEW DELHI, July 12, (RTRS): Bollywood is bucking the trend of its usual lavish landscaped song-and-dance romantic comedies to take on the more serious issue …

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