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Candid Kanye film premieres at Sundance amid editing row

LOS ANGELES - A new Kanye West documentary featuring candid moments from his early life premiered at the Sundance film festival Sunday, just days after the rapper demanded that Netflix allow him to re-edit the final cut.

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Candid Kanye film premieres at Sundance amid editing row
22 Jan 2022

Rare Botticelli under the hammer in New York, one year after record sale price

NEW YORK: A rare Botticelli painting depicting Jesus Christ will go up for auction on Thursday at Sotheby's in New York, a year after a record $92 million was paid for a work by the Italian Renaissance master.

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Rare Botticelli under the hammer in New York, one year after record sale price
21 Jan 2022

Rock icon Meat Loaf dies at 74

The American singer and actor Meat Loaf, famous for his rock anthem Bat Out of Hell, part of one of the best-selling albums of all time, has died at age 74.

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Rock icon Meat Loaf dies at 74
21 Jan 2022

Tearful Adele pulls plug on Las Vegas show

LOS ANGELES: A tearful Adele postponed her Las Vegas residency Thursday, a day before it was due to begin.

21 Jan 2022
Tearful Adele pulls plug on Las Vegas show
21 Jan 2022

Piecing together a lost night

Gender inequality, sexual abuse and societal attitudes towards women are common issues in Southeast Asia, yet not many dare to bring such a topic into a story especially those from conservative countries. So to see Indonesian filmmaker Wregas Bhanuteja explore and highlight this in his directorial debut, Photocopier is absolutely a bold move and quite admirable. Although without much information on the film and whether this is based on a real event or not, Photocopier is a gritty, riveting dramatic crime mystery that feels realistic and honest.

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Piecing together a lost night
21 Jan 2022

Putting the humanity into history

Graphic novel The King Of Bangkok captures a generation of Thai politics.

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Putting the humanity into history
21 Jan 2022

Defeating the odds

Thai-American director Pailin Wedel has raised the bar for local cinema with the Emmy success of Hope Frozen.

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Defeating the odds
21 Jan 2022

A new take on an old teen drama

With Latin vibes and swag, Rebelde -- Netflix's latest Mexican teen drama to kick off 2022 -- has the winning combo of a simple yet interesting storyline and a cast that shares chemistry to keep viewers hooked.

21 Jan 2022
A new take on an old  teen drama
20 Jan 2022

Elton John says hello again with resumed goodbye tour

NEW ORLEANS: Flamboyant British rocker Elton John has resumed his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour, returning to the stage in New Orleans after a nearly two-year hiatus.

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Elton John says hello again with resumed goodbye tour
20 Jan 2022

Beatles producer signed Fab Four because they were 'good people'

LONDON: The Beatles producer George Martin signed the legendary rock band in its early days more for its four members' endearing personalities than for their music, he once revealed in a video posted on Twitter Wednesday by his son.

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Beatles producer signed Fab Four because they were 'good people'