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Fantastic Fest 2016: cannibals, floating heads and Dolph Lundgren

The raucous alternative during festival season boasted world premieres of new Tim Burton and M Night Shyamalan films but the oddities made it unique Moments after the world premiere of A Dark Song, a touching Irish film about loss and forgiveness, I was on a school bus headed to a boxing gym where two men fought about the virtues of …

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Who is the best Oscar triumphing lead actor of all time?

Stewart? Poitier? Scofield? De Niro? Day-Lewis? Our leader critic hand-pickeds a win from his nominees and exposes who you chose as your people champion The best performer Academy award has always had a totemic fascination. Peter O’Toole was tortured throughout his career by going selected eight eras without winning, and actually considered turning down a lifetime achievement Oscar in 2003 …

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Rose Marie obituary

All-round entertainer whose best-known persona was as Sally Rogers in the American video sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show As Sally Rogers in The Dick Van Dyke Show, Rose Marie, who has died aged 94, was known and cherished by the myriad television viewers who tuned in every week from 1961 to 1966 to watch the landmark sitcom. Rose Marie, …

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Margot Robbie to play disgraced Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding

Australian actor will too make movie about Hardings 1994 battle with competitor Nancy Kerrigan, which attracted some of very high US TV deeming representations in Winter Olympics history The Wolf of Wall Streets Margot Robbie ogles set to play the shamed American digit skater Tonya Harding in a drama about the incident in which Hardings challenger Nancy Kerrigan was assaulted …

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So you cried your eyes out at a weepie. Bravo! | Catherine Shoard

It wasnt a vulgar outpouring, and you dont have a weak linchpin. You exactly faced up to a films primal horrors Iwent to the bathroom after a movie screening the other week. It was bloodbath: the noise, the rends, the tissues. Everyone present in the queue, in the stops was sobbing, and had been doing so for some time. Wed …

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Throwing JonBenet director on our infatuation with the assassinations of a child parade mistres

Twenty times after the merciless murder of a six-year-old, Kitty Greens inventive film examines the floor from a brand-new angle 1996 was the year the Spice Girls burst, the Unabomber was detained, 35 people were massacred at Port Arthur in Tasmania, Lance Armstrong went cancer and John Howard demolished Paul Keating to become Australias 25 th Prime Minister. It was …

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Hollywood basks in diversification praise but Latinos ask: are we invisible?

The Oscar nominations for black and female film-makers has Hollywood lighting but a new hashtag has also been born: #LatinosLeftOut Hollywood savors in diversity accolade but Latinos ask: are we invisible? Oscars The Observer Hollywood lies in diversification accolade but Latinos ask: are we invisible? The Oscar nominations for pitch-black and female film-makers has Hollywood beaming- but a new hashtag …

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Jake Gyllenhaal: ‘I would love to not talk about my personal life’

The workaholic actor is one of the finest of his generation and his new sci-fi horror Life the latest example of his skilful character-building. But perhaps its best not to ask him about Taylor Swift … Jake Gyllenhaal arrives at todays interview carrying his own chair. Specifically, the chair he dragged across the fancy hotel suite so that he could …

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‘I did a whole lot of crying’: the breathtaking tumble and rise of Ronda Rousey

The ex-UFC champion opens up about her tumble from the upper part of the boasting landscape, her eclectic second number and how to prepare for the apocalypse Ronda Rousey was once again situated on the dais to promote an event she’s prominently included within, but this time the other participants weren’t fighters. They weren’t even fellow WWE wrestlers, though she …

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