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New film highlights struggles of gay Palestinians in Israel

Posted by on 31/07/2015
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Oculus debuts virtual reality film ‘Henry’

Posted by on 30/07/2015
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Oculus debuts virtual reality film ‘Henry’

Oculus debuts virtual reality film ‘Henry’

Oculus is hedging its bets that an adorable critter named Henry can help convince consumers – and Hollywood – about the viability of virtual reality as a storytelling medium. The VR company, which Facebook acquired for nearly $2 billion last year, debuted a 10-minute narrative experience starring the lonely hedgehog Henry during an invite-only event […]

35 Cosby accusers on NY mag cover – Victims speak out

Posted by on 28/07/2015
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35 Cosby accusers on NY mag cover – Victims speak out

35 Cosby accusers on NY mag cover – Victims speak out

NEW YORK: Thirty-five women who allege they were sexually assaulted by US comedy legend Bill Cosby were united yesterday on a magazine cover to tell startlingly similar stories of abuse. They include models, waitresses, Playboy bunnies and women who used to work in show business. One says he raped her while she was grief stricken […]

Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina dead at 22

Posted by on 28/07/2015
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Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina dead at 22

Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina dead at 22

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of pop legend Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, died Sunday aged 22, six months after she was found unconscious in a bathtub in her home. “She is finally at peace in the arms of God. We want to again thank everyone for their tremendous amount of love and […]

Nearly 30 years on since debut album, Gipsy Kings keep crowds dancing

Posted by on 28/07/2015
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Nearly 30 years on since debut album, Gipsy Kings keep crowds dancing

Nearly 30 years on since debut album, Gipsy Kings keep crowds dancing

Nearly 30 years after launching their “Rumba Flamenca” music style, the Gypsy Kings are still keeping crowds around the world dancing to hits such as “Bamboleo”, “Djobi Djoba” and “Bem Bem Maria”. The group, whose music mixes flamenco with pop and Latin rhythms, is now on a tour that has taken it to Australia, the […]

Bollywood star, judge urge clemency for riot bomber

Posted by on 27/07/2015
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Minaj shows black women’s challenges

Posted by on 27/07/2015
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Minaj shows black women’s challenges

Minaj shows black women’s challenges

Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” video opens in a jungle and the camera goes straight to the heart, or rather bottom, of the matter-the rapper’s derriere, which she gyrates with sensual delight. The video is a five-minute celebration of a black woman’s body and has been watched nearly half a billion times on YouTube, breaking what at […]

50 years later, Dylan’s guitar returns to Newport

Posted by on 26/07/2015
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50 years later, Dylan’s guitar returns to Newport

50 years later, Dylan’s guitar returns to Newport

The guitar that Bob Dylan used to go electric at the Newport Folk Festival 50 years ago is back in Newport. “Dylan’s guitar is home,” festival producer Jay Sweet said through a spokeswoman Friday, the opening day of this year’s three-day outdoor festival. Dylan used the Fender Stratocaster in his performance on July 25, 1965, […]

50 Cent to pay $7m over sex tape

Posted by on 26/07/2015
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50 Cent to pay $7m over sex tape

50 Cent to pay $7m over sex tape

Rapper 50 Cent was ordered Friday to pay another $2 million to a woman over a sex tape, despite his pleas that he was short of cash. A jury announced that it was imposing the amount in punitive damages against 50 Cent, bringing to $7 million the total amount he has to pay over the […]

Johnny Depp-starrer ‘Black Mass’ to world premiere at Venice Film Festival

Posted by on 25/07/2015
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Johnny Depp-starrer ‘Black Mass’ to world premiere at Venice Film Festival

Johnny Depp-starrer ‘Black Mass’ to world premiere at Venice Film Festival

As anticipated by Variety, US director Scott Cooper’s “Black Mass” toplining Johnny Depp, will world premiere at the 72nd Venice Film Festival, out-of-competition, the fest has announced. “Black Mass” will screen on Friday September 4th in the Sala Grande venue in the Lido’s Palazzo del Cinema. “Black Mass,” which Warner Bros. will release in the […]

Jolie to direct Cambodia war film for Netflix

Posted by on 25/07/2015
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Jolie to direct Cambodia war film for Netflix

Jolie to direct Cambodia war film for Netflix

Actress-turned-director Angelina Jolie is to make a film about Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime seen through the eyes of a war-scarred child for Netflix, the streaming giant said Thursday. The Oscar-winning Hollywood A-lister will adapt “First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers,” a harrowing memoir by Cambodian human rights activist Loung Ung about […]

Cosby loses latest legal bid to block sexual abuse lawsuit

Posted by on 24/07/2015
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Cosby loses latest legal bid to block sexual abuse lawsuit

Cosby loses latest legal bid to block sexual abuse lawsuit

Bill Cosby lost his latest bid to fend off a lawsuit accusing him of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles in 1974, as the California Supreme Court on Wednesday denied the comedian’s petition to review the case. The accuser’s attorney, Gloria Allred, said the decision cleared the way for […]