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‘We will not bend to fear,’ Madonna says of Paris attacks

Posted by on 10/12/2015
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‘We will not bend to fear,’ Madonna says of Paris attacks

‘We will not bend to fear,’ Madonna says of Paris attacks

Singer Madonna made an emotional appeal following attacks in Paris a month ago that killed 130, shouting “We will not bend down to fear!” during a concert in the French capital on Wednesday. “I think of what happened almost four weeks ago now,” the visibly emotional artist said. “The heart of Paris and the heart […]

Mark David Chapman used legal handgun to kill Lennon

Posted by on 09/12/2015
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Mark David Chapman used legal handgun to kill Lennon

Mark David Chapman used legal handgun to kill Lennon

On a cold night 35 years ago, Mark David Chapman waited for John Lennon outside the New York City apartment building where the former Beatle lived with his wife Yoko Ono and his son. When the singer appeared shortly before 11 pm, Chapman opened fire with a Charter Arms .38-caliber pistol striking Lennon four times. […]

John Lennon was shot 35 years ago

Posted by on 09/12/2015
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‘Moment of Silence’ feels like an eternity in music

Posted by on 09/12/2015
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Eagles of Death Metal members revisit Paris attack site

Posted by on 08/12/2015
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Alex Garland’s ‘Ex Machina’ wins Best – Film at British Independent Film Awards

Posted by on 07/12/2015
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Alex Garland’s ‘Ex Machina’ wins Best – Film at British Independent Film Awards

Alex Garland’s ‘Ex Machina’ wins Best – Film at British Independent Film Awards

Alex Garland’s “Ex Machina” won best film at the British Independent Film Awards, and Garland took the director prize for the film. The awards took place at London’s Old Billingsgate Market. Tom Hardy won best actor for his dual role as Ronnie and Reggie Kray in “Legend,” and Saoirse Ronan picked up the best actress […]

Turks accuse Adele of ‘stealing’ Kurdish song

Posted by on 07/12/2015
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Turks accuse Adele of ‘stealing’ Kurdish song

Turks accuse Adele of ‘stealing’ Kurdish song

British pop star Adele has been accused of plagiarism by Turkish music lovers, who say one of the tracks on her latest album is a rip-off of a song by an iconic Kurdish musician. Adele’s Turkish critics say “Million Years Ago”, track number nine on her album “25”, bears an unmistakable resemblance to a tune […]

Bono Joined by Patti Smith at U2’s Paris Concert: ‘We Are All Parisians’

Posted by on 07/12/2015
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U2’s Bono writes Paris attacks song ahead of French gigs

Posted by on 06/12/2015
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U2’s Bono writes Paris attacks song ahead of French gigs

U2’s Bono writes Paris attacks song ahead of French gigs

U2 frontman Bono has written a song about the Paris attacks ahead of a defiant return to the French capital yesterday that may also feature the Eagles of Death Metal whose show was targeted by the jihadists. The Irish rock band cancelled their shows in Paris earlier this month in the wake of the attacks […]

Francis Ford Coppola leads talk at Marrakech Jury’s Presser

Posted by on 06/12/2015
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Francis Ford Coppola leads talk at Marrakech Jury’s Presser

Francis Ford Coppola leads talk at Marrakech Jury’s Presser

Marrakech- Marrakech Film Festival kicked off on a political note as Francis Ford Coppola and fellow jury members addressed the recent Paris attacks, their presence in Morocco and the role of filmmakers in tumultuous times during the opening press conference. Coppola, who attended the press conference with Anton Corbijn (“Life”), Jean-Pierre Jeunet (“The Young and […]

Adele’s ’25’ breaks new record

Posted by on 05/12/2015
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Adele’s ’25’ breaks new record

Adele’s ’25’ breaks new record

Adele’s “25” has sold more than one million copies in its second week of release, making it the first album of the SoundScan era to sell one million copies in two separate weeks. Adele’s ’25’ Tops US Album Chart, ’21’ Jumps Back Into Top 10. “25” shattered the record for fastest-selling album in a single […]

Marrakech: ‘Sand and Blood’ Flies To Morocco

Posted by on 05/12/2015
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Marrakech: ‘Sand and Blood’ Flies To Morocco

Marrakech: ‘Sand and Blood’ Flies To Morocco

Saul Dibb’s “Sand and Blood,” starring Russell Crowe will be one of the main shoots in Morocco next year. Produced by The Independent Film Company, it is line produced by leading Moroccan outfit Zak Alaoui’s Zak Productions. During 2015, twenty-one long features and sixteen TV skeins were shot in Morocco through Nov 30, per Ouarzazate […]