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George Clooney to receive AFI Lifetime Achievement Award
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George Clooney to receive AFI Lifetime Achievement Award

Hollywood veteran George Clooney will be the 46th celebrity to receive the prestigious American Film Institute's (AFI) Lifetime achievement award. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the honour will be presented during a gala tribute on June 7 in Los ... catchnews.com, 1 week ago
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Actor Tom Alter passes away at 67

Mumbai:Veteran theatre, film and television actor Tom Alter has passed away. He was 67. According to the family sources, Alter, who was battling skin cancer, passed away last night at his residence here. "It is with sadness we announce the death of Tom Alter, ...
 Mathrubhumi2 weeks ago Veteran actor Tom Alter dies at 67  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Noted actor Tom Alter dead at 67  Business Standard2 weeks ago Tom Alter diagnosed with skin cancer  Rediff.com1 month ago

George Romero’s zombies will make Americans reflect on racial violence long after his death

“What’s your zombie apocalypse survival plan?” The question invites the liveliest discussions of the semester. I teach a course on social movements in fiction and film at West Virginia University, where I also conduct research on race and ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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Variety honours Priyanka Chopra, Michelle Pfeiffer

More power to these wonderful women! Priyanka Chopra is making us proud each day in every possible way. The desi girl was honoured by Variety at the annual Power Of Women luncheon for her work as a UNICEF ambassador. Other celebrity women who have brought significant changes through the cause and charity they are associated with were also honoured.   A look at the pictures from the event: Photograph: Kind courtesy, Priyanka Chopra/Instagram 'Today I shared the stage with ...
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Camerimage to honour documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman

Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman will be presented with the Camerimage Award for Outstanding Achievements in Documentary Filmmaking during the 25th Camerimage Festival.The festival will happen from November 11 to 18 in Bydgoszcz, Poland, according to ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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How Rajkummar Rao became a dreaded terrorist

'You can't imagine what it feels like to hate someone to the extent that you are ready to kill someone... for me, it was important to get into the mental space of a man like Omar.' Rajkummar Rao gets into the skin of terrorist Omar Sheikh, in Hansal Mehta's hard-hitting film Omerta. IMAGE: Rajkummar Rao's British-Pakistani accent may be a little inconsistent, but he brings a tremendous intensity to the role of Omar Sheikh in Omerta and is unsparing in his portrayal of a cold-blooded ...
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How Modi can solve India's Poverty Problem

'Just as the BJP has been harnessing the power of religion for political purposes, Modi needs to harness the power of religious and corporate institutions for poverty alleviation,' says T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com When light passes near a massive object like, say, Jupiter, it bends a little instead of travelling in a straight line. The heavier the object, the more is the bend. This sort of change in the presence of a huge object happens to humans also.   ...
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‘Sound of a dog barking’: history reveals the significance of this North Korean insult to Trump

Since the early 1990s, the North Koreans have been gaining increasing attention for their use of sharp language. In the latest such episode, Ri Yong-ho, the North Korean foreign minister, ridiculed US president Donald Trump, comparing his bombastic threats to ...
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'I want to be a Priyanka Chopra in reverse'

'I want to go back to India after my success here.' Siddharth Dhananjay wants an O-1 visa. The 24-year-old Thiruvanathapuram-born, Jakarta-raised, Iowa-educated, actor has a major indie film coming up in the US. Fox Searchlight's Patty Cake$ has already been the darling of the Sundance, SXSW and Cannes film festivals. The film -- a coming of age story about an unlikely groups of three friends -- Patti (Australian actress Danielle Macdonald), an overweight New Jersey waitress who dreams of ...
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Did Mossad kill Zia?

29 years ago this fortnight, Pakistan's dictator -- the general who made jihad an integral part of Pakistani State policy -- died in a mysterious air crash.Did the KGB, the then USSR's dreaded espionage agency, assassinate Zia-ul Haq?Was India's RA&W responsible for blowing Zia's military aircraft out of the skies?Was it Zia's many enemies in Pakistan's military?Was it a case of exploding mangoes as Mohammad Hanif speculated in his fascinating novel about Zia's death?Or was the assassin ...
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