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Beyonce dominates MTV video nominations, Taylor Swift shut out

Beyonce performs ”Freedom” at the 2016 BET Awards in Los Angeles, California U.S. June 26, 2016. Reuters/Danny Moloshok Beyonce’s critically-praised visual album “Lemonade” on Tuesday earned the R&B singer a career-best 11 nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards, in … Continue reading

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Verdict over Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway to Heaven' is appealed

FILE PHOTO — Lead singer Robert Plant (L) and guitarist Jimmy Page of British rock band Led Zeppelin are seen October 9, 2012 and July 21, 2015 in New York and Toronto in this combination file photo. Reuters/Carlo Allegri, Hans … Continue reading

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'Magnificent Seven' remake to be featured at Toronto film fest

Presenter Denzel Washington speaks before presenting director Spike Lee with an Honorary Award at the 7th Annual Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood, California November 14, 2015. Reuters/Mario Anzuoni Director … Continue reading

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UK producers guilty over Harrison Ford's broken leg on Star Wars set

A production company involved in making “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has pleaded guilty in a British court to failing to protect actors and workers after an incident in which Harrison Ford’s leg was broken, officials said on Tuesday. The … Continue reading

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Panama Papers scandal to get Hollywood movie treatment

The Panama Papers financial scandal is going to Hollywood. Streaming service Netflix said on Tuesday it had acquired the rights to a book written by two German investigative journalists and was turning it into a feature movie to be produced … Continue reading

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EU antitrust regulators accept Paramount geoblocking concessions

The water tower at Paramount Pictures Studios, a division of Viacom, Inc. is pictured in Los Angeles, California July 29, 2008. Reuters/Fred Prouser/File Photo EU antitrust regulators accepted on Tuesday Paramount Pictures’ concessions to end anti-competitive movie-licensing deals with British … Continue reading

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Security concerns fail to quell cheers at German Wagner fest

Security concerns after killings in Germany, coupled with Islamic elements in a new production of Richard Wagner’s opera “Parsifal”, created a nervous opening for the annual Wagner festival in Bayreuth on Monday. But at the end, the capacity audience cheered. … Continue reading

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Secret 'Blair Witch' sequel unveiled at Comic-Con

Participants at Comic-Con that went into a screening for upcoming horror movie “The Woods,” last week were surprised to come out from the movie having watched the sequel to the 1999 found-footage horror film hit, “The Blair Witch Project.” The … Continue reading

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Streaming activity helps keep Drake's 'Views' atop Billboard 200

Strong streaming activity helped keep Canadian R&B artist Drake at the top of the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Monday for an 11th non-consecutive week. Drake’s “Views” sold 16,000 albums, 156,000 songs and was streamed 85 million times … Continue reading

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Harry Potter's 'Cursed Child' story already a U.S. best-seller

British author JK Rowling, creator of the Harry Potter series of books, poses during the launch of new online website Pottermore in London June 23, 2011. Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett/File Photo Harry Potter is casting a spell, again, over the publishing industry … Continue reading

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