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    Paris Opera names Venezuela’s Dudamel as next music chief

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    Popular Tamil actor Vivekh admitted to hospital after heart attack

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    Malaysian folktales have similar elements as Disney classics, says Penangpac’s Fa Abdul

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    London Grammar’s Hannah Reid on burnout, misogyny in music biz

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    JLo, A-Rod split, saying ‘we are better as friends’

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    Film Coven of Sisters gets a lot right about the terrible 1609 Basque witch-hunt

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    Producer A. Aida is the first Malaysian celebrity to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

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    Malaysian comic Ronny Chieng uses sepak takraw to mock American Republicans on TV (VIDEO)

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ actor Kristian Nairn looks back on playing Hodor, the nicest guy in a twisted world (VIDEO)

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    ‘Game of Thrones’ actor Kristian Nairn looks back on playing Hodor, the nicest guy in a twisted world (VIDEO)

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    Jumpin' Jab Flash: Jagger riffs on lockdown lifting

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    ‘Parasite’ director Bong Joon-Ho encourages filmmakers to speak up against anti-Asian violence

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    Oscars set to flop in China as Hollywood, politics collide

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  • Road movie 'Nomadland' sweeps Baftas as women film-makers triumph

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  • Award-dominating ‘Nomadland’ wins top Hollywood director prize

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  • Jazz drama ‘Ma Rainey’ wins two prizes at BAFTAs opening night

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    Jazz drama ‘Ma Rainey’ wins two prizes at BAFTAs opening night

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    Who will prevail? BAFTAs pushes diversity at film awards

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    Rapper, actor DMX, five-time Billboard chart topper, dead at 50

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  • Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli serenades ancient Saudi city

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    Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli serenades ancient Saudi city

    AL-ULA, April 9 — Against the backdrop of rock-cut tombs and sand-swept ruins, Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli regaled revellers yesterday in an ancient Saudi desert city...

  • India abolishes film certification appeals body without warning, experts say move will lead to more censorship

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    India abolishes film certification appeals body without warning, experts say move will lead to more censorship

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — Indian filmmakers will now have to appeal certification decisions to the High Court after the federal government quietly scrapped the country’s...