Cinema

Will Smith's 'Focus' opens with $19.1 million to win US box office

Cast members Will Smith and Margot Robbie pose at the premiere of "Focus" at the TCL Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California.
02 Mar 2015
Will Smith's new action drama "Focus" booted the kinky sex tale "Fifty Shades of Grey" for its perch atop US and Canadian weekend box office charts, racking up $19.1 million in ticket sales. Smith, in his first...
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A Minute With: Margot Robbie on feisty females and 'Focus'

Cast member Margot Robbie poses at the premiere of ''Focus'' at the TCL Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California February 24, 2015.
26 Feb 2015
After making her film breakout as the no-holds-barred wife of Leonardo DiCaprio's Jordan Belfort in 2013's "The Wolf of Wall Street," Margot Robbie is taking on Will Smith for a tango of twists and turns in the...
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Killer of 'American Sniper' Kyle sentenced to life in prison

Eddie Ray Routh enters the court during his capital murder trial at the Erath County, Donald R. Jones Justice Center in Stephenville, Texas, February. 20, 2015.
25 Feb 2015
Eddie Ray Routh was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Tuesday after a Texas jury found him guilty of murdering Chris Kyle, the former U.S. Navy SEAL whose autobiography was turned into the hit movie "...
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Kirk Cameron, Cameron Diaz win worst actors in Razzies

23 Feb 2015
The Razzies is the other side of the Oscars that awards a cheap copper statue to the worst actors. The ceremony, which is held the night before the Oscars, is normally attended by only a few artists.    Founder of the event, John...
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Twenty-nine Egyptian movies failed to compete for Oscar award

23 Feb 2015
Egyptian movie makers have been trying to reach the Oscar finals for over 57 years, but their endeavors have always gone unheeded from 1958 to 2014. Egyptian movie makers nominated 34 movies for the international award though the Oscar...
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'Birdman' soars to Oscar heights on best picture win

Chiwetel Ejlofar (L) and Nicole Kidman present Pawel Pawlikowski (R) with the Oscar for foreign language film at the 87th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 22, 2015.
23 Feb 2015
The dark comedy "Birdman" held up a mirror to Hollywood and its struggling actors and in return received the film industry's highest recognition on Sunday, the Academy Award for best picture. Director Alejandro G. Inarritu...
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'Modern Times' by Charlie Chaplin to be screened in Gudran Art

Charile Chaplin in 'Modern Times'
23 Feb 2015
Gurdan Association for Art and Development  will screen ‘Modern Times’ film starred by Charlie Chaplin on Wednesday, 25 February in Alexandria at 7 pm.   ‘Mordern Times’ is a 1936 comedy film in which...
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Full list of Oscar winners

Oscars
23 Feb 2015
The 87th Academy Awards ceremony took place on Monday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles.   Here’s a list of the winners:   Achievement in Cinematography Birdman — Emannuel Lubezki   Best Director...
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German documentary film: Putin beat his wife

Russia's President Vladimir Putin gives his annual televised question-and-answer session in Moscow
 
23 Feb 2015
The German ZDF television station recently broadcast a documentary film entitled “Putin the Man”. The film focuses on Russian President Vladimir Putin's life during his time as a Russian intelligence officer, as well as...
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Civil rights groups to protest Oscars over lack of diversity

Oscars statuette
22 Feb 2015
Civil rights groups are calling for a boycott of Sunday's Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles to demand more diversity among Academy Awards voters after no actors from ethnic minority groups earned nominations this year...
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