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    Tech making ‘our brains explode’ says Penelope Cruz

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on September 03, 2019

    Hollywood star Penelope Cruz warned Sunday that technology was driving high anxiety that would one day make ‘all our brains explode’. The Spanish mother-of-two said...

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    Phoenix’s gritty ‘Joker’ drives critics crazy

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2019

    Joaquin Phoenix’s visceral performance as the downtrodden street clown who transforms into the ‘Joker’ was hailed by critics as ‘sensational’ and ‘unnerving’ on Saturday, as...

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    Polanski’s new film divides critics at Venice

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2019

    Roman Polanski’s ‘An Officer and a Spy’ drew mixed reactions from critics Friday at its Venice premiere, hailed as ‘handsome and involving’ by one but...

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    Made in Bangladesh to participate in London fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2019

    Rubaiyat Hossain directed local film Made in Bangladesh will participate in the upcoming BFI London Film Festival 2019 in the UK. The festival is scheduled...

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    Almodovar recognised with Venice film festival lifetime award

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    Legendary Spanish director Pedro Almodovar won the Golden Lion lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival Thursday, calling the recognition an ‘act of poetic...

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    Brad Pitt says space epic ‘Ad Astra’ his ‘most challenging film’

    Reuters . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    Brad Pitt has fought in wars, pulled off robbery heists and confronted rivals in the boxing ring during his career, but the Hollywood star says...

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    Netflix gives Scorsese’s ‘Irishman’ brief theatre run

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on August 29, 2019

    Netflix’s star-studded gangster movie ‘The Irishman’ will receive only a limited release in theatres, it said Tuesday, as debate rages in Hollywood over the disruption...

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    Venice film festival pulls the stars but gender disparity casts shadow

    Reuters . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on August 29, 2019

    The world’s oldest film festival kicked off in Venice on Wednesday with plenty of Hollywood stars and top filmmakers expected but a lack of female...

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    Gondi gets title sponsor

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 29, 2019

    Freedom Sanitary Napkin has become the title sponsor of Gondi, a Gorai Film production, directed by filmmaker Fakhrul Arefin Khan, who previously directed Bhubon Majhi....

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    Leonardo DiCaprio urges government action

    Reuters. Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on August 28, 2019

    A crisis over burning forest in the Amazon is ‘incredibly tragic’, actor Leonardo DiCaprio said on Monday, urging governments to do more, amid growing international...

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