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‘Birdman’ wins PGA best film ahead of Oscars

Posted by on 26/01/2015
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‘Birdman’ wins PGA best film ahead of Oscars

‘Birdman’ wins PGA best film ahead of Oscars

Dark comedy “Birdman” took home best movie at the Producers Guild Awards Saturday, boosting its status ahead of the much-anticipated Oscars next month. The film, directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, beat industry favorites and leading Academy Awards contenders including coming-of-age tale “Boyhood”, stylish crime caper “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and World War II code-breaking thriller […]

Dior chic, updated for modern man

Posted by on 26/01/2015
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Dior chic, updated for modern man

Dior chic, updated for modern man

A night at the opera: what’s a modern man to wear? If he’s dressed in Dior’s latest, unveiled at the Paris fashion week, it’ll be a chic evening suit-rejuvenated with snazzy sneakers, flashes of techno-color and stylish doses of denim. That was the autumn-winter collection rolled out late Saturday by Dior’s men’s artistic director Kriss […]

Digital Tracking: ‘The Boy Next Door’ flirts with the Box Office

Posted by on 24/01/2015
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Digital Tracking: ‘The Boy Next Door’ flirts with the Box Office

Digital Tracking: ‘The Boy Next Door’ flirts with the Box Office

Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilotwhich studies social data and box office trends-analyzes this weekend’s new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the methodology behind the numbers is laid out in the appendix below) over […]

Animated film brings van Gogh’s art to life

Posted by on 24/01/2015
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Animated film brings van Gogh’s art to life

Animated film brings van Gogh’s art to life

Danuta Roman is channeling her inner Vincent van Gogh. She applies short brushstrokes of azure, turquoise and Payne’s grey to mimic water reflections on an oil painting by the Dutch master. “I’m trying to figure out how he created this landscape,” says the 42-year-old painter as she studies an 1887 canvas with the Seine river […]

Rihanna wins battle with Topshop over use of her image

Posted by on 22/01/2015
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Rihanna wins battle with Topshop over use of her image

Rihanna wins battle with Topshop over use of her image

Pop singer Rihanna yesterday won her legal battle with British high street giant Topshop after it sold a T-shirt bearing her image without first requesting permission. Three judges at London’s Appeal Court upheld a ban on selling the garment after ruling that the clothing retailer had been “passing off”-using a personal image for marketing purposes […]

Japan’s chrysanthemums – More than symbol of autumn ‘Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden’

Posted by on 22/01/2015
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Japan’s chrysanthemums – More than symbol of autumn ‘Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden’

Japan’s chrysanthemums – More than symbol of autumn ‘Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden’

When Americans think of flowers and Japan, we think of cherry blossoms. But to the Japanese, there’s a flower for every time of year, and right now, it’s the chrysanthemum, celebrated in festivals, shows and home displays. Like the cherry blossom, the chrysanthemum, called “kiku” in Japanese, symbolizes the season, but more than that, it’s […]

‘Mortdecai’

Posted by on 22/01/2015
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‘Mortdecai’

‘Mortdecai’

Should the recent surge in male facial hair as a fashion accessory stall in 2015, barbers would be within their rights to blame “Mortdecai,” a perky but obstinately unfunny heist caper with a hero irksome enough to make any happily mustachioed man reconsider his life choices. Directed (but, unusually, not written) by an offform David […]

New Kids on the Block: New boy bands can learn from us

Posted by on 22/01/2015
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New Kids on the Block: New boy bands can learn from us

New Kids on the Block: New boy bands can learn from us

New Kids on the Block are ready to take new boy bands on the block to school. The Boston-based veteran group, which announced a summer tour with TLC and Nelly this week, said contemporary boy bands should check out their live concerts to learn from the experts. “As far as boy bands, you know, we […]

Dubai Shopping Festival turns 20 – ’20th Anniversary – A Journey of Celebrations’ runs from Jan 1 till Feb 1

Posted by on 21/01/2015
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Dubai Shopping Festival turns 20 – ’20th Anniversary – A Journey of Celebrations’ runs from Jan 1 till Feb 1

Dubai Shopping Festival turns 20 – ’20th Anniversary – A Journey of Celebrations’ runs from Jan 1 till Feb 1

Dubai Shopping Festival turns 20, as it sets off on a 32-day “Journey of Celebrations” that promises to offer sheer excitement, world-class entertainment and unique shopping experiences aimed at showcasing Dubai as one of the best family tourism destinations in the world. With this spectacular start to the New Year in Dubai, residents and visitors […]

Marriage is more than just a ‘piece of paper’ – ‘Even if the marriage is arranged, the woman should always have the last word’

Posted by on 21/01/2015
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Marriage is more than just a ‘piece of paper’ – ‘Even if the marriage is arranged, the woman should always have the last word’

Marriage is more than just a ‘piece of paper’ – ‘Even if the marriage is arranged, the woman should always have the last word’

Marriage is the legal and formal union of a man and a woman, however there is way more to that paper than just the verification of that union. Along with piece of paper comes a life-long commitment to a person who you are going to spend the rest of your life with (hopefully). Being a […]

Pacino bristles with comic energy in ‘The Humbling’

Posted by on 21/01/2015
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Pacino bristles with comic energy in ‘The Humbling’

Pacino bristles with comic energy in ‘The Humbling’

Al Pacino delivers his best performance in years in “The Humbling,” a tragicomic look at a veteran stage and film actor on the edge of a nervous breakdown. That description might seem like an unwelcome invitation for another ham-fisted late-era Pacino bit, but, from the opening shot, it’s clear that the infamously over the top […]

Saudi single women challenge tradition in love and marriage

Posted by on 21/01/2015
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Saudi single women challenge tradition in love and marriage

Saudi single women challenge tradition in love and marriage

Amna Fatani knows she wants a brilliant career and a life different from that of Saudi women of her mother’s generation who married early, usually to a husband not of their own choosing. The 27-year-old, studying for her master’s degree at Georgetown University in Washington and hoping to someday become Saudi Arabia’s first female labor […]

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