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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – From Lebanese street children to love behind the Iron Curtain and the daily life of a Mexican housekeeper, this year’s Oscar-nominated foreign language films draw from real life and, in some cases, deeply personal experiences. Director Alfonso Cuaron attends the 91st Oscars Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. February 4,
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76th Golden Globe Awards – Arrivals – Beverly Hills, California, U.S., January 6, 2019 – Brian May and Roger Taylor. REUTERS/Mike Blake LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – British rock band Queen will open this weekend’s Oscars show, a representative for the band said on Tuesday, ending the mystery over how the telecast would begin without a
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FILE PHOTO: Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, arrives at the Natural History Museum in London, Britain February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Meghan Markle, who is expecting her first child with Britain’s Prince Harry in the spring, was in New York City on Tuesday for a baby shower, according to Harper’s
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters slammed an upcoming “Live Aid”-style concert to raise funds for humanitarian aid for Venezuela, calling the event a U.S.-backed effort to tarnish the socialist government in a video circulating on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Musician Roger Waters performs at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 20,
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An Oscar statue is seen during a media preview of this year’s Academy’s Governors Ball in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – British rock band Queen will perform live at Sunday’s Oscars ceremony, organizers said on Monday, following the blockbuster success of best picture nominee “Bohemian Rhapsody.” “Is
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FILE PHOTO: Cast member Rosa Salazar poses at the premiere for the movie “Alita: Battle Angel” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 5, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Fox’s sci-fi adventure “Alita: Battle Angel” dominated in North America, but its opening weekend win isn’t leaving the box office with much to celebrate.
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Actors Yong Mei and Wang Jingchun recieve Silver Bear for Best Actor and Actress, during the awards ceremony at the 69th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, February 16, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke BERLIN (Reuters) – Wang Jingchun and Yong Mei won Silver Bears for best actor and best actress respectively for their joint lead
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FILE PHOTO: Yalitza Aparicio accepts the New Hollywood Award at the 22nd Hollywood Film Awards in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., Nov. 4, 2018 REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo (Attention to strong language in third paragraph) MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Oscar-nominated Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio, who stars in the critically acclaimed film “Roma,” said on Saturday that she
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(Reuters) – Suspects arrested in connection with an alleged racist and homophobic assault on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago were released on Friday, police said. FILE PHOTO: Jussie Smollett performs a tribute to President’s Award recipient John Legend at the 47th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California February 5, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni “Due to
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(Reuters) – Chicago police contested media reports on Thursday that officers were investigating whether “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett staged being physically assaulted because he was being written out of the television show. FILE PHOTO: Jussie Smollett performs a tribute to President’s Award recipient John Legend at the 47th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California February
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FILE PHOTO: Jussie Smollett performs a tribute to President’s Award recipient John Legend at the 47th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California February 5, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo (Reuters) – Chicago police are questioning two persons of interest who were in the area when “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett said he suffered a racist and homophobic
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FILE PHOTO: Jussie Smollett performs a tribute to President’s Award recipient John Legend at the 47th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California February 5, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo (Reuters) – Actor Jussie Smollett said he was angry that some people doubted his statement that he was attacked outside his Chicago apartment in January. Smollett, 36,
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Director and screenwriter Chiwetel Ejiofor and actors William Kamkwamba, Maxwell Simba, Aissa Maiga pose during a photocall to promote the movie “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” at the 69th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch BERLIN (Reuters) – A movie premiering in Berlin tells the true story of
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Tolerance and non-judgemental understanding may be the best way to try to save radicalized young Europeans who want to go and join militant Islamists in Middle Eastern conflicts, veteran French actress Catherine Deneuve said on Tuesday. Director and screenwriter Andre Techine, screenwriter Lea Mysius and actors Catherine Deneuve, Stephane Bak, Kacey Mottet
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