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  • Japan’s ‘Shoplifters’ steals the show to win Cannes Palme d’Or

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    Japan’s ‘Shoplifters’ steals the show to win Cannes Palme d’Or

    CANNES, May 20 — Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda won the Palme d’Or at Cannes yesterday for Shoplifters, a critically acclaimed family drama with unguessable plot twists....

  • Childish Gambino: America’s new favourite Donald?

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    Childish Gambino: America’s new favourite Donald?

    LOS ANGELES, May 20 — Hollywood’s latest sensation Donald Glover, eyebrow arched with the detached insouciance of a rockstar but the poise of a chess grandmaster, is trying to...

  • Weinstein accuser Argento warns others at Cannes: ‘we know who you are’

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    Weinstein accuser Argento warns others at Cannes: ‘we know who you are’

  • Celebrities Oprah, Clooney and Beckham grace Harry and Meghan’s wedding

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    Celebrities Oprah, Clooney and Beckham grace Harry and Meghan’s wedding

  • Teenage cellist thrust to global fame at royal wedding

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    Teenage cellist thrust to global fame at royal wedding

  • A ‘November Rain’ to remember as Guns N’ Roses announces long-awaited KL show

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    A ‘November Rain’ to remember as Guns N’ Roses announces long-awaited KL show

  • Crown The Empire rules in first KL show

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    Crown The Empire rules in first KL show

  • Margaret Cho rocks the boat in KL

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    Margaret Cho rocks the boat in KL

  • For Ramadan, here’s how some celebrities are spending time

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    For Ramadan, here’s how some celebrities are spending time

  • French court authorises release of ‘cursed’ Gilliam film

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    French court authorises release of ‘cursed’ Gilliam film

  • Four-legged cast of ‘Dogman’ win the Palm Dog at Cannes

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    Four-legged cast of ‘Dogman’ win the Palm Dog at Cannes

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    Stars line up for Cannes AIDS gala

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    ‘Ironbark’ snapped up at Cannes

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    Whitney Houston abused as child

  • Vin Diesel to head up ‘Muscle’

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    Vin Diesel to head up ‘Muscle’

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  • Allan Carr: The rise and fall of a Hollywood hedonist

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    Allan Carr: The rise and fall of a Hollywood hedonist

    LOS ANGELES, May 18 — Armed with a bulging contacts book and a luxury pad with its own disco overlooking Beverly Hills, bombastic impresario Allan Carr threw the Hollywood...

  • Shawn Mendes drops latest single, ‘Where Were You In the Morning’

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    Shawn Mendes drops latest single, ‘Where Were You In the Morning’

    NEW YORK, May 18 — After teasing his latest single earlier in the week, Canadian singer Shawn Mendes has unleashed the romantic R&B track Where Were You In the Morning. The...

  • Pharrell Williams and Camila Cabello drop ‘Sangria Wine’ (VIDEO)

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    Pharrell Williams and Camila Cabello drop ‘Sangria Wine’ (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, May 18 — Pharrell Williams and Camila Cabello share the mix on their brand-new track Sangria Wine, which is tinged with salsa and reggae inspiration. Cabello sings...

  • Man’s best friend gets an upgrade in first trailer for ‘AXL’ (VIDEO)

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    Man’s best friend gets an upgrade in first trailer for ‘AXL’ (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, May 18 — Global Road Entertainment has released a new trailer for family sci-fi adventure A.X.L. The film stars Alex Neustaedter, BeckyG and Alex MacNicoll....

  • John Cho is worried about his missing daughter in ‘Searching’ (VIDEO)

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    John Cho is worried about his missing daughter in ‘Searching’ (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, May 18 — Sony Pictures has released a new international trailer for upcoming thriller Searching that stars John Cho and Debra Messing. Cho plays single father David...

  • Nuri Bilge Ceylan: Melancholy poet of his ‘lonely Turkey’

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    Nuri Bilge Ceylan: Melancholy poet of his ‘lonely Turkey’

    ISTANBUL, May 18 — Wary of the limelight but one of the most prodigiously successful directors ever at Cannes, Nuri Bilge Ceylan has emerged as Turkey’s top modern filmmaker,...

  • Arab cinema back with a bang, lepers, lust and class conflict

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    Arab cinema back with a bang, lepers, lust and class conflict

    CANNES, May 18 — A boy who takes his parents to court for having him is one of a wave of Arab films making people sit up and take notice at the Cannes film festival. Not since...

  • Farid Kamil blacklisted, payment blocked

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    Farid Kamil blacklisted, payment blocked

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — Actor and director Datuk Farid Kamil revealed that he had been blacklisted by producers, which includes his payment being blocked due to his political...

  • OneRepublic and Logic debut their track from ‘13 Reasons Why’

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    OneRepublic and Logic debut their track from ‘13 Reasons Why’

    LOS ANGELES, May 18 — One Republic and Logic have teamed up on the joint track Start Again, to be included on the season two soundtrack for the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why....

  • King of pop Michael Jackson to get street name in Detroit

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    King of pop Michael Jackson to get street name in Detroit

    CHICAGO, May 18 — The king of pop will be honoured in Motown with a street named Michael Jackson Avenue, officials announced yesterday in Detroit.   The city, which...

  • Vin Diesel to head up ‘Muscle’

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    Vin Diesel to head up ‘Muscle’

    LOS ANGELES, May 18 — Distributor STXfilms says this could be the “next big, signature franchise” for the Fast & Furious star. What do we know about Muscle? Not much...

  • ‘Arrested Development’ to split season five in two

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    ‘Arrested Development’ to split season five in two

    LOS ANGELES, May 18 — The fifth season of sitcom Arrested Development is still on track to be made available May 29, though not all at once. After five years’ absence,...

  • ‘It: Chapter 2’ adds two more names

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    ‘It: Chapter 2’ adds two more names

    LOS ANGELES, May 18 — James Ransone of the Sinister movies and Andy Bean from TV series Power have been cast in the second part of Stephen King adaptation It: Chapter 2....

  • Cannes' swankiest party pushes ahead without 'driving force' Weinstein

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    Cannes' swankiest party pushes ahead without 'driving force' Weinstein

    CAP D’ANTIBES, May 18 — Stars, models and the super-rich gathered near Cannes yesterday for a charity dinner considered the most glamourous night of the film festival, but...

  • Madonna to release new track titled 'Beautiful Game'

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    Madonna to release new track titled 'Beautiful Game'

    LOS ANGELES, May 18 — The queen of pop announces a new song. The singer posted an image that seems to be accompanying artwork for the song on her social media platforms. The...

  • Hear new Jennifer Lopez track 'Dinero' (VIDEO)

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    Hear new Jennifer Lopez track 'Dinero' (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, May 18 — Cardi B and DJ Khaled assist on the new bilingual single Dinero from Jennifer Lopez. The it-rapper Cardi B lends a verse to the track, in which she calls...

  • Stars line up for post-Weinstein Cannes AIDS gala

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    Stars line up for post-Weinstein Cannes AIDS gala

    CANNES, May 18 — A galaxy of stars, including Kristen Stewart, Adrien Brody, Benicio Del Toro and Sting were expected at an AIDS benefit gala near Cannes yesterday, one of the...

  • Cumberbatch Cold War thriller ‘Ironbark’ is snapped up at Cannes

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    Cumberbatch Cold War thriller ‘Ironbark’ is snapped up at Cannes

    CANNES, May 17 — A Cold War spy thriller starring Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has been one of the big sellers at the Cannes film festival, reports said today. Ironbark is...

  • Tragic star Whitney Houston abused as child, says documentary

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    Tragic star Whitney Houston abused as child, says documentary

    CANNES, May 17 — A new documentary about the life of Whitney Houston claims that the tragic singer was sexually abused as a child by her cousin, soul musician Dee Dee Warwick....