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Exhibition unwraps drama of Tutankhamun’s discovery

OXFORD England (Reuters) – Egypt’s “boy king” Tutankhamun has gripped the imagination since his tomb was discovered in 1922, and a new exhibition tells the enthralling tale of how archaeologists unearthed and recorded the contents of his 3,000-year-old resting place. … Continue reading

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‘Pawn Sacrifice’ film captures chess drama of Fischer-Spassky face-off

TORONTO (Reuters) – There might have been something more nerve-wracking than being an opponent to world chess champion Bobby Fischer, and that was being the mercurial man’s minder. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Whiff of humor permeates Jon Stewart debut drama ‘Rosewater’

TORONTO (Reuters) – The true story of a journalist accused by Iran of being a Western spy, thrown into solitary confinement and tortured for months would not seem to invite humor, or dancing for that matter. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s apocalypse novel ‘Good Omens’ is being adapted into a BBC Radio drama

The BBC announced today that it has begun production on an audio drama adaptation of Good Omens, the hit 1990 comedic fantasy novel about the apocalypse from celebrated authors Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. Both authors are onboard to help … Continue reading

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Drama of mother starving baby grips Venice fest

VENICE (Reuters) – A film portraying New York City mother who starves her baby because she thinks he is saint-like and food contains impurities has caused a stir at the Venice Film Festival for its switch from light romance to … Continue reading

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HBO renews supernatural drama ‘The Leftovers’ for second season

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – HBO’s supernatural drama “The Leftovers” has been renewed for a second season, the U.S. premium cable network said on Wednesday, setting up the series to be a future anchor of HBO’s summer season. Reuters: Entertainment News

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James Brown biopic ‘Get On Up’ revels in drama and dance moves

NEW YORK (Reuters) – At first Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer thought she was seeing early concert footage of James Brown but then was told it was a screen test by Chadwick Boseman to play the “Godfather of Soul” in the … Continue reading

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USA 2-2 Portugal: Massive drama for USA just seconds away from the Round of 16

USA 2-2 Portugal: Massive drama for USA just seconds away from the Round of 16 – originally posted on Soccerlens.com Coming into this World Cup, no-one would have knocked the USA for failing to make it through this ‘Group of Death’. … Continue reading

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China cutbacks strike at drama troupes

Performers of Beijing opera and traditional Chinese lion dance have been caught in the dragnet of President Xi Jinping’s mainland austerity campaign Asia homepage

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Amazon lines up a drama from writers behind Braveheart and Lost

Amazon clearly doesn't think that one politically charged show is enough to counter Netflix efforts like House of Cards. The online retailer turned media producer has ordered a pilot for Point of Honor, a drama set on the cusp … … Continue reading

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