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Animal rights group honors ‘Noah’ director avoiding animal use in film

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Director Darren Aronofsky will be honored by the Humane Society of the United States for using computer-generated images instead of animals in this year’s biblical flood epic “Noah,” the animal-protection organization said on Tuesday. Known for … Continue reading

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Investors take Paramount to trial over U.S. movie losses

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors who lost money on mid-2000s movies such as “The Manchurian Candidate” took Paramount Pictures to trial on Tuesday in a lawsuit that claims the studio concealed a risky business strategy when it obtained $40 million … Continue reading

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Madonna memorabilia takes center stage in celebrity auction

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Costumes, gowns and jewelry worn by Madonna in films such as “Evita” and “A League of Their Own” and in the “Material Girl” music video will be the highlights of a celebrity auction next month in … Continue reading

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‘Django Unchained’ actress charged with lewd conduct

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – An actress, who accused Los Angeles police of violating her civil rights when they handcuffed her after responding to reports of indecent exposure, has been charged with lewd conduct, along with her boyfriend, prosecutors said on … Continue reading

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Singer Kesha denied drug, sex claims against producer three years ago

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Pop singer Kesha said in a deposition three years ago, unsealed on Tuesday, that music producer Dr. Luke never had sex with her nor gave her drugs in the latest salvo in the legal battle between … Continue reading

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Oscar de la Renta remembered for his elegant designs, generosity

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oscar de la Renta, the legendary fashion designer who dressed first ladies and Hollywood stars during a career that spanned five decades, was remembered on Tuesday for his exquisite style, generous heart and tireless philanthropy. Tributes … Continue reading

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Protesters decry Met Opera’s ‘Death of Klinghoffer’ as anti-Semitic

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rudy Giuliani, a former New York City mayor, led a rally outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday to protest the company’s production of “The Death of Klinghoffer,” which some have called anti-Semitic and sympathetic to terrorism. … Continue reading

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Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead at 82

(Reuters) – Oscar de la Renta, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century, dressing American first ladies and Hollywood stars in his classic silhouettes, died on Monday at the age of 82. An individual taking … Continue reading

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Fukushima film shows reality sinking in for ‘nuclear refugees’

TOKYO (Reuters) – Before the Fukushima nuclear crisis forced them from their homes, residents of Futaba had praised the Daiichi power plant as a “godsend” that brought jobs and money to the Japanese coastal town. Now, more than three years … Continue reading

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At 22, success has taken time for Britain’s ‘Charli’ Aitchison

LONDON (Reuters) – Not everyone who is on top of the fast-moving pop music scene has heard of Charlotte Aitchison, even by her stage name Charli XCX, but lots of people have heard her or her songs. At 22, the … Continue reading

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