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Maybe a few movies more? Clint Eastwood turns 90

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  Movie legend Clint Eastwood turns 90 on Sunday, but don’t count on the famously stoic and hard-working star of “A Fistful of Dollars” and “Dirty Harry” hanging up his cowboy boots just yet. The multiple Oscar-winning actor-turned-director, who churned out nine films in his …

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Can foreign-language films ever win over Hollywood?

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | When South Korea’s Bong Joon-ho accepted the Golden Globe for best foreign language film for his widely hailed “Parasite,” he urged moviegoers to “overcome the one-inch-tall barrier of subtitles.” “You will be introduced to so many more amazing films,” he promised, reopening a debate …

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Hollywood stars enter Confederate symbols row

Venice, Italy | AFP |Hollywood stars George Clooney and Julianne Moore on Saturday weighed in on the debate raging in the United States over statues and other symbols of the pro-slavery side in the American Civil War. The pair spoke out on the issue at the Venice film festival, where …

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Stars honor Jackie Chan but Trump very much on their minds

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Action movie star Jackie Chan accepted an honorary Oscar on Saturday as Hollywood A-listers sounded a cautionary note over President-elect Donald Trump’s victory in the polls. Left-leaning Tinseltown overwhelmingly backed Democrat Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, and stars at …

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Man who defaced Trump’s Hollywood star arrested

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  A man who admitted to defacing Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in protest at the Republican presidential candidate’s treatment of women was arrested on Thursday, police said. James Otis had planned to hold a news conference in the early …

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