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Jeffrey Wright off to Gotham

It has been an exciting few years for fans of DC Comics’ Batman. And even though we’re only a few days into 2020, it’s shaping up to be yet another whirlwind. Because according to The Batman star Jeffrey …

Radiohead’s entire diiscography added to YouTube

English rock band Radiohead‘s entire discography has been added to YouTube. From their 1993 debut album ‘Pablo Honey’ through to 2016’s ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’, you can listen to Radiohead’s …

Critics pick worst films of 2019

The worst films of 2019 have become known. So, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the first place in the anti-rating was taken by ‘Arctic Dogs’ cartoon directed by Aaron Woodley. The screen adaptation of the Cats musical is ranked …

Three Russian films to seek Oscars

‘Beanpole,’ a film by Russian director Kantemir Balagov, is among the ten films competing for the Best International Feature Film category of the 92nd Academy Awards. Other entries on the shortlist are The Painted Bird …

Maestro Mariss Jansons dies, 76

Latvian maestro Mariss Jansons, who dazzled audiences at orchestras across the world, has died at his home in Saint Petersburg where he lived after longstanding heart problems. He was 76. Jansons had been chief conductor of the Bavarian …

UAE Tycoon buys Roberto Cavalli fashion brand

Chairman of Dubai based Damac Properties Hussain Sajwani bought Italian fashion group Roberto Cavalli SpA through his private investment firm. Sajwani’s Vision Investments completed the acquisition of the Florentine …

Francophonie Weeks Festival to be held in Baku

Baku will host the next edition of Francophonie Weeks, the event uniting people speaking French, from March 30 to April 15. The embassies of France, Belgium, Costa Rica, Greece, Hungary, Morocco, Moldova, Romania, Switzerland, …

Depardieu and Kusturica plan to visit Crimea

Actor Gerard Depardieu and director Emir Kusturica plan to visit the Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF), the co-chairman of the public organization ‘Business Russia’ and the organizing committee of the YIEF. Andrei Nazarov, …