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LONDON (Reuters) – Singers Dua Lipa and Stormzy were the biggest winners at this year’s BRIT awards, Britain’s most high-profile pop music awards, taking two trophies each at an event that saw performances from some of music’s biggest acts. Lipa was named best female solo artist and breakthrough act at the British Record Industry Trust
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Director Steven Soderbergh said on Wednesday he so enjoyed making his psychological thriller “Unsane” on an iPhone, he would find it hard to go back to conventional filmmaking. “Unsane”, which premieres at the Berlin film festival, was shot over just two weeks – way shorter than the months a movie usually takes.
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(Reuters) – A federal judge on Tuesday declared unconstitutional a California law requiring IMDb, the movie and television information website, to remove actors’ ages at their request. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria said the law violated the First Amendment rights of IMDb, a unit of Amazon.com Inc that challenged the law, by singling out age
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LONDON (Reuters) – Dark comedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was the biggest winner at the BAFTA Film Awards, held in London on Sunday, an event which saw the campaign for women’s rights in the entertainment industry take center stage. “Three Billboards” won five awards, including best film, best actress for its lead performer Frances
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BERLIN (Reuters) – British actor Rupert Everett said his Berlinale entry about the exile of Irish playwright Oscar Wilde in the 1890s was an expression of homosexuals’ tragedy which is still present in some parts of the world today. “The Happy Prince”, written and directed by Everett, is a biography of Wilde’s exile in Paris
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LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” is heading for a super-heroic $218 million debut over the four-day President’s Day weekend at 4,020 North American locations, estimates showed Sunday. That number means that “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Ryan Coogler, has doubled its original tracking in less than a month. The film,
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Migration, an issue that has vexed Germany since its 2015 refugee crisis, proved fertile ground for filmmakers at this year’s Berlin Film Festival where they showcased movies looking at refugees’ stories of escape, arrival and integration. This year’s Berlinale – the 68th edition of the festival set up in 1951 to showcase
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