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TOKYO (Reuters) – Rock met kimonos as Tokyo kicked off its fashion week with a dazzling runway show that put a modern twist on the traditional Japanese garment. Models hit the runway in kimono-inspired outfits ranging from colorful shoulderless minidresses with tall boots to full-length animation-print kimonos with traditional “geta” clogs, as rock star-turned-designer Yoshiki
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HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam has pulled DreamWorks’ animated film “Abominable” from cinemas over a scene featuring a map which shows China’s unilaterally declared “nine-dash line” in the South China Sea, state media reported on Monday. The U-shaped line is a feature used on Chinese maps to illustrate its claims over vast expanses of the resource-rich
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FILE PHOTO: Joaquin Phoenix attends the premiere for the film “Joker” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 28, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – Joaquin Phoenix is king of the North American box office once again as “Joker” scores an easy victory in its second weekend with $55 million at 4,374 sites. “Joker” dominated
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FILE PHOTO: Kevin O’Leary Chairman, O’Shares ETFs; Television Personality, “Shark Tank” speaks during the Milken Institute’s 22nd annual Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake TORONTO (Reuters) – The wife of Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary is now facing a fine and no jail time after she was charged with careless
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LONDON (Reuters) – Portraying a single mother whose teenage daughter suddenly disappears in “American Woman” was a “grueling” role for Sienna Miller that forced the British-American actress to imagine her worst nightmare. Miller plays Debra, a 32-year old supermarket cashier whose daughter Bridget, a mother herself, fails to return home after a night out. Set
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LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – Warner Bros.’ “Joker” laughed its way to a new record at the domestic box office. FILE PHOTO: Joaquin Phoenix attends the premiere for the film “Joker” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 28, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Despite mounting controversy and security concerns, the R-rated comic-book movie scored $93.5 million over the
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LONDON (Reuters) – A new documentary seeks to move away from “rumors and tabloid headlines” to paint an intimate portrait of late INXS frontman Michael Hutchence, charting his rise to global stardom and personal troubles. “Mystify: Michael Hutchence” features interviews with family members, colleagues and former partners – including singer Kylie Minogue and model Helena
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(Reuters) – Actor Timothee Chalamet plays an unwilling heir who inherits the throne in “The King”, a mediaeval coming-of-age tale loosely based on William Shakespeare’s plays about Prince Hal and his transformation into England’s King Henry V. The 23-year-old “Call Me by Your Name” and “Beautiful Boy” actor stars alongside Joel Edgerton, who plays Hal’s
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LONDON (Reuters) – British satirist Armando Iannucci swaps political comedies for Charles Dickens in “The Personal History of David Copperfield,” a comedy-drama adaptation of the literary classic in which Dev Patel leads a racially diverse cast in the Victorian-era movie. The “Lion” and “Slumdog Millionaire” actor, born in London to Indian parents, plays the lead,
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Three men who prosecutors say supplied Mac Miller with the counterfeit oxycodone laced with fentanyl blamed in the rapper’s 2018 death were indicted on federal drug distribution charges on Wednesday. Cameron James Pettit, 28, Stephen Andrew Walter, 46, and Ryan Michael Reavis, 36, were each charged with conspiring to distribute controlled
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