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US train attack heroes return to Paris as Eastwood film opens

Posted by on 07/02/2018
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US train attack heroes return to Paris as Eastwood film opens

US train attack heroes return to Paris as Eastwood film opens

The three Americans who foiled the Thalys train terror attack in France in 2015 have returned to Paris where the Clint Eastwood film about their heroics opened yesterday. Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler, who play themselves in “The 15:17 to Paris”, were reunited in a cinema in the French capital where emergency services […]

Bollywood’s ‘menstrual man’ movie targets Indian taboo

Posted by on 07/02/2018
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Bollywood’s ‘menstrual man’ movie targets Indian taboo

Bollywood’s ‘menstrual man’ movie targets Indian taboo

 ‘Menstruation is still a taboo subject in India and a tough subject for a film’ A Bollywood movie about an inventor who created a revolutionary machine that makes cheap sanitary pads hits screens this week, challenging taboos surrounding menstruation in socially conservative India. Arunachalam Muruganantham is nicknamed India’s “menstrual man” for transforming the lives of […]

Sony’s “Jumanji” in rare return to top box office in N. America

Posted by on 06/02/2018
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Sony’s “Jumanji” in rare return to top box office in N. America

Sony’s “Jumanji” in rare return to top box office in N. America

Sony’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” managed the rare feat this weekend of regaining the No. 1 spot in North American box offices on its seventh week out, industry figures showed on Monday. Taking in $10.9 million for the three-day weekend-as competition with football’s Super Bowl depressed ticket sales-“Jumanji” became the first film since “Titanic,” […]

High Fives and a black eye: Scenes from Oscar Nominees Lunch

Posted by on 06/02/2018
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High Fives and a black eye: Scenes from Oscar Nominees Lunch

High Fives and a black eye: Scenes from Oscar Nominees Lunch

The Oscar nominees luncheon brings together A-listers and rising stars – artists from every aspect of filmmaking – for an afternoon of celebration and mutual fandom. With little on the agenda other than posing for a group photo, Monday’s gathering was a chance for nominees to bask together in their exalted status together before the […]

Justin Timberlake salutes Prince in Super Bowl halftime dance party

Posted by on 05/02/2018
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Justin Timberlake salutes Prince in Super Bowl halftime dance party

Justin Timberlake salutes Prince in Super Bowl halftime dance party

Justin Timberlake danced his way through a club-inspired Super Bowl halftime show Sunday as he paid tribute to Prince in the late singer’s hometown with a towering yet tasteful projection. After fevered speculation on whether or how Timberlake would salute the icon as the Super Bowl came to Minneapolis, the pop star obliged midway through […]

Kylie Jenner breaks silence and the internet with birth announcement

Posted by on 05/02/2018
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Kylie Jenner breaks silence and the internet with birth announcement

Kylie Jenner breaks silence and the internet with birth announcement

It wasn’t exactly the best kept secret but Kylie Jenner still managed to break the internet on Sunday when she finally confirmed she had given birth to a baby girl with her beau, rapper Travis Scott. The announcement had been predicted for weeks in the celebrity pages partly because the 20-year-old reality TV star had […]

Thurman details Weinstein attack

Posted by on 04/02/2018
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Thurman details Weinstein attack

Thurman details Weinstein attack

LOS ANGELES: Actress Uma Thurman, who is indelibly linked to Harvey Weinstein’s Miramax studio thanks to her iconic roles in “Pulp Fiction” and “Kill Bill”, has broken her silence about the disgraced Hollywood mogul, accusing him of attacking her and threatening her career. Dozens of Hollywood women – including Ashley Judd, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Beckinsale […]

Morocco’s Hamza Lebyed and Iraqi superstar Kadim Al-Sahir win The Voice Kids

Posted by on 04/02/2018
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Morocco’s Hamza Lebyed and Iraqi superstar Kadim Al-Sahir win The Voice Kids

Morocco’s Hamza Lebyed and Iraqi superstar Kadim Al-Sahir win The Voice Kids

There were smiles and tears (and tears of joy) on Saturday night as The Voice Kids wrapped up its second season in front of a live audience in Beirut. Broadcast on MBC, the junior talent quest saw Morocco’s Hamza Lebyed triumph to gain the title, beating out five other finalists (all aged between 7 and […]

Del Toro wins top DGA prize for ‘The Shape of Water’

Posted by on 04/02/2018
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Del Toro wins top DGA prize for ‘The Shape of Water’

Del Toro wins top DGA prize for ‘The Shape of Water’

Guillermo del Toro’s bid for Oscars glory was boosted Saturday as he took top prize at the Directors Guild of America honors-a key predictor for the Academy Awards. The Mexican filmmaker was crowned best director for his Cold War-era fantasy romance “The Shape of Water,” a month ahead of the glittering culmination of Hollywood’s annual […]

‘Winchester’ star Jason Clarke on gun control and ghosts

Posted by on 03/02/2018
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‘Winchester’ star Jason Clarke on gun control and ghosts

‘Winchester’ star Jason Clarke on gun control and ghosts

On a once-isolated stretch of land in the Californian city of San Jose stands a bizarre-looking Victorian mansion that, according to legend, is the most haunted house in the world. Commissioned by Sarah Winchester, the heiress to the Winchester Repeating Arms Company, the 160-room manor was constructed piecemeal, with no overall masterplan, by crews toiling […]

Super Mario ready for leap into anime film

Posted by on 01/02/2018
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Super Mario ready for leap into anime film

Super Mario ready for leap into anime film

Japan’s Nintendo yesterday said it was working on an anime movie starring its iconic video game character Super Mario in collaboration with the US studio behind the “Despicable Me” series. Shigeru Miyamoto, the renowned game creator of “Super Mario Bros” and “Donkey Kong” at the Kyoto-based video game giant, has been working with Chris Meledandri […]

Chadwick Boseman: why ‘Black Panther’ needed African accent

Posted by on 31/01/2018
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Chadwick Boseman: why ‘Black Panther’ needed African accent

Chadwick Boseman: why ‘Black Panther’ needed African accent

“Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman revealed Tuesday doubters had tried to convince him not to give the superhero an African accent-and how proud he was to prove them wrong. The 41-year-old American stars in the titular role in the 18th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe-the first black superhero to get his own standalone movie. […]