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‘The Rain’ and the politics of black and white

Posted by on 02/12/2018
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‘The Rain’ and the politics of black and white

‘The Rain’ and the politics of black and white

KANA Kuwait presents its third drama based on Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’   It came with a flash of lightning and a clap of thunder. ‘The Rain’, the latest theatrical production by Kerala Arts and Nataka Academy, presented at Kuwait Boy Scouts Association Hall on Thursday and Friday, created a sensation among drama-lovers. Dramatizing the tragic tale […]

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie reach child custody agreement

Posted by on 01/12/2018
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Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie reach child custody agreement

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie reach child custody agreement

Hollywood superstars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have reached an amicable agreement on the custody of their six children, avoiding a potentially messy public trial, US media reported on Friday. Pitt and Jolie announced their separation in September 2016 after two years of marriage and 11 years together. Three of their children are their biological […]

Egyptian film star charged with ‘inciting immorality’ for wearing see-through dress

Posted by on 01/12/2018
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Egyptian film star charged with ‘inciting immorality’ for wearing see-through dress

Egyptian film star charged with ‘inciting immorality’ for wearing see-through dress

An Egyptian film star faces trial next month promoting immorality after attending the Cairo Film Festival in a see-through dress, state-owned online newspaper Al-Ahram Gate reported yesterday. Rania Youssef will face a trial in January in Cairo after receiving a number of complaints about her attire, accusing her of inciting immorality and promoting vice. The […]

Chopra, Jonas marry in Indian royal palace -People magazine

Posted by on 01/12/2018
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Chopra, Jonas marry in Indian royal palace -People magazine

Chopra, Jonas marry in Indian royal palace -People magazine

“Quantico” actor and Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra married U.S singer Nick Jonas yesterday in a Christian ceremony attended by close family and friends at one of India’s most opulent royal palaces, People magazine reported. The couple are due to have a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony on Sunday and host a reception in New Delhi next […]

Stallone says hanging up his Rocky gloves

Posted by on 29/11/2018
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Stallone says hanging up his Rocky gloves

Stallone says hanging up his Rocky gloves

After more than four decades and eight movies, actor Sylvester Stallone says he is finally hanging up his Rocky gloves. In a video he shared on Instagram Wednesday, the 72-year-old actor said he was ready to walk away from playing the iconic character, referring to his latest appearance in the recently released “Creed II” as […]

French film star Depardieu questioned in rape probe

Posted by on 29/11/2018
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French film star Depardieu questioned in rape probe

French film star Depardieu questioned in rape probe

French police have questioned film star Gerard Depardieu over allegations that he raped a young actress, which he strongly denies, a police source said Wednesday. The source said the 69-year-old actor attended a police interview on Tuesday and is not being kept in custody. He was free to terminate the questioning at any time. “Gerard […]

Five more women accuse film mogul Besson of sex assaults

Posted by on 29/11/2018
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Five more women accuse film mogul Besson of sex assaults

Five more women accuse film mogul Besson of sex assaults

Five more women have accused French movie mogul Luc Besson of sexual assault and harassment, according to reports Wednesday, six months after a young actress claimed he had raped her. The new allegations from students at his Paris film school, an ex-model and former employees bring to nine the number of women who have made […]

Rita Moreno, 86, set for ‘West Side Story’ remake

Posted by on 28/11/2018
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Rita Moreno, 86, set for ‘West Side Story’ remake

Rita Moreno, 86, set for ‘West Side Story’ remake

The 86-year-old American actress Rita Moreno, who won an Oscar in the original film version of “West Side Story,” is being cast in Steven Spielberg’s hotly anticipated remake. Her publicist announced that Moreno, who played Anita the first time around, will this time play the role of Valentina-a reconceived version of a corner store owner. […]

Top Russian rappers unite for protest gig over star’s jailing

Posted by on 27/11/2018
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Top Russian rappers unite for protest gig over star’s jailing

Top Russian rappers unite for protest gig over star’s jailing

Three of Russia’s top rappers on Monday gave a concert protesting against the jailing of a fellow star and calling for an end to intimidation by authorities and curbs on their artistic freedom. The packed concert in a Moscow club was organized by rapper Oxxxymiron, who told the audience that the sold-out gig was about […]

‘Last Tango In Paris’ director Bertolucci dies

Posted by on 26/11/2018
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‘Last Tango In Paris’ director Bertolucci dies

‘Last Tango In Paris’ director Bertolucci dies

Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci, whose films include “Last Tango In Paris” and “1900”, died yesterday aged 77. Considered one of the giants of world cinema, Bertolucci was the only Italian ever to win the Oscar for best film, snapping up the award in 1988 for “The Last Emperor.” He had gained notoriety for his […]

Nigeria’s Davido wins AFRIMA artist of the year

Posted by on 25/11/2018
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Nigeria’s Davido wins AFRIMA artist of the year

Nigeria’s Davido wins AFRIMA artist of the year

Nigeria’s Davido took home the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) trophy for artist of the year, leading a strong showing for the West African powerhouse famous for its roster of Afrobeats stars. Musicians from across the continent came to the Accra International Conference Centre in Ghana’s capital on Saturday to walk the red carpet and […]

‘Africa’s Grammys’ celebrate the hits of the continent

Posted by on 24/11/2018
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‘Africa’s Grammys’ celebrate the hits of the continent

‘Africa’s Grammys’ celebrate the hits of the continent

After a 15-year career in banking and marketing, Nigerian Mike Dada was looking for a platform to “communicate the strength of Africa to the rest of the world”. He decided to set up Afrima-the All Africa Music Awards-Africa’s equivalent of the Grammys, whose fourth edition takes place this weekend in Ghana’s capital, Accra. In 2014, […]