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Glass’s operatic ‘The Trial’ brings Kafka up to date

LONDON (Reuters) – American minimalist composer Philip Glass’s new opera “The Trial”, based on the Franz Kafka novel, begins with a waltz that is really the start of a “dance of death” for the main character, Josef K. Reuters: Entertainment … Continue reading

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‘The Overnighters’ shows dark side of North Dakota oil boom

WILLISTON N.D. (Reuters) – Desperate for a fresh start, unemployed workers from all over the world have converged on North Dakota’s burgeoning oil patch, seeking six-figure salaries and the rewards of living in the fastest-growing economy in the nation. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman’s reading of ‘The Graveyard Book’ makes me squeal like a schoolgirl

"Neil Gaiman, best known for being a low-rent version of Terry Pratchett in a leather jacket," quips one of my colleagues — name withheld to protect the heathen — amid a discussion of my beloved author's reading of The Graveyard Book. … Continue reading

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Downey Jr. sheds superhero armor to face Duvall in ‘The Judge’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – At the beginning of his latest film “The Judge,” Robert Downey Jr. could be mistaken for playing the arrogant yet charming Tony Stark, the billionaire alter-ego of superhero Iron Man. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Alan Henning’s wife on Isil beheading: ‘The news we hoped we would never hear’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Daily Mail Alan Henning's wife on Isil beheading: 'The news we hoped we would never hear'Telegraph.co.uk… • Briton Alan Henning murdered by Isil • Peter Kassig's parents in video plea for release • Isil threatens US aid worker and former … Continue reading

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‘Jersey Shore’ star ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino indicted on tax charges

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino, star of reality TV show “Jersey Shore,” and his brother have been charged with not properly paying taxes on $ 8.9 million in income, according to an indictment handed down on Wednesday. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Reese Witherspoon finds lessons in ‘The Good Lie’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon chose a subdued role in her latest film “The Good Lie,” a drama about Sudanese refugee children who end up in America, but there is nothing small in what she hopes to convey. … Continue reading

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‘The Imitation Game’ takes top prize at Toronto film fest

TORONTO (Reuters) – “The Imitation Game,” a biopic about British mathematician and World War Two code-breaker Alan Turing, won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Springfield comes alive as ‘The Simpsons’ take over Hollywood Bowl

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Under the starry skies of Hollywood on Friday, the animated world of America’s longest-running television series “The Simpsons” came alive through music and lively performances from the cast on stage at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Springfield comes alive as ‘The Simpsons’ take over Hollywood Bowl

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Under the starry skies of Hollywood on Friday, the animated world of America’s longest-running television series “The Simpsons” came alive through music and lively performances from the cast on stage at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl. Reuters: … Continue reading

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