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Bollywood’s Khan dodges limelight in jail appeal hearing

Posted by on 07/05/2018
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Bollywood’s Khan dodges limelight in jail appeal hearing

Bollywood’s Khan dodges limelight in jail appeal hearing

Indian movie star Salman Khan managed to avoid the spotlight when he returned to court yesterday over his five-year jail sentence for killing endangered wildlife. Khan, one of the world’s highest-paid actors, was convicted last month of shooting dead two rare antelopes known as black bucks on a 1998 hunting trip. He spent two days […]

Cate Blanchett’s feminist wake-up call to Cannes

Posted by on 06/05/2018
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Cate Blanchett’s feminist wake-up call to Cannes

Cate Blanchett’s feminist wake-up call to Cannes

Cate Blanchett knew there was something seriously awry with the Cannes film festival when the winners of its top prize, the Palme d’Or, were gathered together to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2014. Among the sea of grey heads on the stage there was only one woman, Jane Campion, who had won for “The Piano” […]

Bollywood greats Bachchan, Kapoor reunite after 27 years

Posted by on 03/05/2018
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Bollywood greats Bachchan, Kapoor reunite after 27 years

Bollywood greats Bachchan, Kapoor reunite after 27 years

Two of Bollywood’s greatest stars, Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor, will share a screen together for the first time in almost three decades when comedy “102 Not Out” is released today. The movie, directed by Umesh Shukla, sees Bachchan play a 102-year-old who dreams of becoming the world’s longest-living man by making it to 118. […]

Wife: Cosby convicted by ‘mob justice, not real justice’

Posted by on 03/05/2018
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Wife: Cosby convicted by ‘mob justice, not real justice’

Wife: Cosby convicted by ‘mob justice, not real justice’

Bill Cosby’s wife called yesterday for a criminal investigation into the suburban Philadelphia prosecutor behind his sexual assault conviction, saying the case that could put the 80-year-old comedian in prison for the rest of his life was “mob justice, not real justice” and a “tragedy.” Camille Cosby made her first comments on the verdict in […]

Avengers: Infinity War – Marvel raises the bar yet again – Film Review

Posted by on 03/05/2018
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Avengers: Infinity War – Marvel raises the bar yet again – Film Review

Avengers: Infinity War – Marvel raises the bar yet again – Film Review

Feeling like a review is futile is never the best place to start. It’s futile because if you liked ‘Infinity War’, nothing I can say here would possibly change your mind. On the other hand, there are those who don’t watch Marvel or comic book movies in general so they have little to no reason […]

‘Simpsons’ breaks TV record but faces controversy

Posted by on 02/05/2018
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‘Simpsons’ breaks TV record but faces controversy

‘Simpsons’ breaks TV record but faces controversy

“The Simpsons” has broken the record for the most episodes in a primetime scripted series on American TV, but the milestone came as the popular show finds itself accused of racism. Fox’s 636th episode about the Simpson family, which aired Sunday night, pushed it past Western drama “Gunsmoke” which stopped at 635 episodes in 1975 […]

Judd sues disgraced Weinstein over ‘smear’

Posted by on 02/05/2018
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Judd sues disgraced Weinstein over ‘smear’

Judd sues disgraced Weinstein over ‘smear’

Actress Ashley Judd, one of the first women to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, sued the disgraced mogul Monday, alleging he defamed her after she rejected him. The complaint filed in Los Angeles Superior Court in Santa Monica, accuses Weinstein of ruining her chance to be cast in the “Lord of the Rings” […]

DJ Avicii death a suicide

Posted by on 02/05/2018
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DJ Avicii death a suicide

DJ Avicii death a suicide

Dance music superstar Avicii’s death last month in Oman was a suicide, the celebrity gossip site TMZ reported Tuesday. A representative for the Swedish DJ did not reply to requests for comment. But his family earlier insinuated that Avicii had killed himself. “He really struggled with thoughts about Meaning, Life, Happiness,” his family said in […]

Screaming fans flood Hollywood as NSYNC gets Walk of Fame honor

Posted by on 01/05/2018
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Screaming fans flood Hollywood as NSYNC gets Walk of Fame honor

Screaming fans flood Hollywood as NSYNC gets Walk of Fame honor

Thousands of fans shut down Hollywood’s Walk of Fame Monday as 1990s boy band NSYNC were recognized for a glittering chart run that catapulted Justin Timberlake to pop superstardom. The heartthrob was joined by bandmates Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick to receive their star on the iconic thoroughfare, watched by talk […]

‘Avengers’ opens with $630 mn, smashing global record

Posted by on 30/04/2018
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‘Avengers’ opens with $630 mn, smashing global record

‘Avengers’ opens with $630 mn, smashing global record

“Avengers: Infinity War” took in $630 million in its first weekend, the highest global opening of all time, industry estimates showed on Sunday. “The latest Marvel juggernaut… opened with $630M worldwide, making it the largest global weekend tally in the history of film, and this was done without China,” which has a later opening, industry […]

Kuwaiti documentary wins prize in Arab media Festival

Posted by on 30/04/2018
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Kuwaiti documentary wins prize in Arab media Festival

Kuwaiti documentary wins prize in Arab media Festival

The Kuwaiti documentary film “Threads of Gold” won first rank on Sunday night in the 19th Arab Radio and TV Festival held in Tunisia, as part of documentaries on Palestinian cause competition. This came during the closing ceremony of the festival organized under the theme “In Support of Arab Jerusalem.” Official at Kuwait Television Talal […]

Actress ‘sex-for-rent’ claim sparks debate

Posted by on 29/04/2018
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Actress ‘sex-for-rent’ claim sparks debate

Actress ‘sex-for-rent’ claim sparks debate

ACCRA: An actress who said women needed men to take care of them has sparked fierce debate in Ghana and widened the focus about sexual harassment in the country. Moesha Boduong said the economy was so bad in Ghana that she was forced to have a relationship with a married man in order to pay […]