‘La La Land,’ politics to share spotlight at Oscars

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Los Angeles – The Oscars will take the stage Sunday for an awards ceremony whose outcome feels like a foregone conclusion – a win, or 10, for “La La Land.” The old-school movie musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone has already taken virtually every top award in Hollywood, and is going into the Academy Awards celebration More...

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Angelina Jolie’s Khmer Rouge drama premieres in Cambodia’s Angkor Wat

Siem Reap, Cambodia – Angelina Jolie’s production of “First They Killed My Father” premiered Saturday evening in Cambodia at the Angkor Wat temple complex. The film is the first Hollywood-backed More...

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‘La La Land’ set to sweep BAFTAs after record Golden Globes haul

London – The romantic musical “La La Land” is expected to win big at Sunday’s British film and television awards, the BAFTAs, following its seven-award success at the Golden Globes. Director More...

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Global stars line up at Berlin Film Festival to take aim at Trump

Berlin – The Berlin Film Festival opened this week with a string of the world’s top stars expected to walk its famed red carpet over the next 11 days of the movie showcase. But one international celebrity More...

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Chazelle wins Directors Guild top award for ‘La La Land’

Los Angeles  – Damien Chazelle took the top prize at the 69th annual Directors Guild of America awards Saturday for his musical romance “La La Land,” solidifying its front-runner status for the Oscars. The More...

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‘Star Wars’ creator to build 1 billion-dollar museum in Los Angeles

Los Angeles  – Los Angeles will be the site of a new museum housing the collection of “Star Wars” creator George Lucas, the museum’s board of directors announced Tuesday. The Lucas Museum More...

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“La La Land” dances off with seven Golden Globes

Los Angeles  – “La La Land” swept the 74th Golden Globes awards off its feet Sunday in Los Angeles, winning seven trophies including best film in the musical or comedy category for its bittersweet More...

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Hollywood goes for Gold at Sunday’s Globes

Los Angeles – Hollywood’s 74th Golden Globes step into the spotlight Sunday in US cinema’s first major awards event of the year, with coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” and musical romance More...

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Indian actor Om Puri dies aged 66

New Delhi  – Indian actor Om Puri who starred in acclaimed Indian and foreign productions, died early Friday aged 66. Puri suffered a heart attack at his residence in Mumbai, his estranged wife, Nandita, More...

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From Hollywood to Legoland: In theme parks, Dubai has them all

Forget Florida – Dubai is vying to take the crown from the United States as the world’s top destination for theme parks. The city in the United Arab Emirates has become home to even more themed attractions in More...