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Keaton on form in Venice festival opener ‘Birdman’

VENICE (Reuters) – Former “Batman” star Michael Keaton gave a soaring start to the 71st Venice Film Festival on Wednesday as a crestfallen superhero in “Birdman”, a film its Mexican director Alexandro Inarritu called an experiment that could have failed … Continue reading

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Emmys TV audience drops to 15.6 million with Monday switch

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – After moving up a month and switching to a weekday evening, Monday’s Primetime Emmy awards drew 15.6 million viewers, a drop from last year’s Sunday night show despite a new host, a passionate kiss and a … Continue reading

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‘Deep Throat’ production company loses ‘Lovelace’ copyright case

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The owners of the rights to the famed pornographic film “Deep Throat” have lost a lawsuit accusing the producers of the 2013 biopicture “Lovelace” of copyright infringement. U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa in the federal court … Continue reading

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After a 35-year interlude, Kate Bush wows fans with comeback gig

LONDON (Reuters) – Kate Bush mixed note-perfect renditions of her biggest hits with two visually stunning interpretations of her longer conceptual works on Tuesday to delight fans who had waited 35 years for the British singer and songwriter to return … Continue reading

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Miley Cyrus’ MTV awards date wanted on probation violation

PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) – The young homeless man who accepted Miley Cyrus’ MTV Music Video Award has a warrant for his arrest in Oregon on a probation violation, his probation officer said on Tuesday. Lee Warren, the Polk County probation … Continue reading

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Big screen stars bring new shine to Emmys, TV’s top night

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Three television upstarts could shake up the annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday in a validation of the television industry’s move toward sophisticated, long-form storytelling. In what is widely seen as the start of the Hollywood … Continue reading

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Big screen stars bring new shine to Emmys, TV’s top night

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Three television upstarts could shake up the annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday in a validation of the television industry’s move toward sophisticated, long-form storytelling. In what is widely seen as the start of the Hollywood … Continue reading

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In cosmic tribute, Emmys bid adieu to Robin Williams

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – With a lump in his throat and a somber tremble in his voice, actor Billy Crystal paid a cosmic tribute to Robin Williams at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, two weeks after the comedian died … Continue reading

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In cosmic tribute, Emmys bid adieu to Robin Williams

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – With a lump in his throat and a somber tremble in his voice, actor Billy Crystal paid a cosmic tribute to Robin Williams at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, two weeks after the comedian died … Continue reading

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Red is the new black at Emmys, a night of sleek silhouettes

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Emmy awards saw a sea of red and white gowns with sleek silhouettes on Monday, as television’s top talent channeled golden age glamour for Hollywood’s first red carpet of the major awards season. Red, often … Continue reading

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