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(Reuters) – Netflix Inc crushed Wall Street forecasts by adding 5.2 million new streaming customers in the second quarter and predicted continued momentum as foreign subscriptions topped those in the United States, lifting its stock 10.4 percent on Monday. Shares of the streaming-television pioneer jumped $16.82 to $178.55 in after-hours trading, beating their all-time intraday
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DI REDAZIONE – E’ morto il noto regista George Romero, padre dell’horror, autore della trilogia cult sui ‘morti viventi’ lanciata con la pellicola del 1968 ‘La notte dei morti viventi’ e diventato un classico del genere che ha ispirato diversi remake ma soprattutto ha dettato lo standard nel mondo dell’horror. Il regista è morto a
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LONDON (Reuters) – The lead role in British sci-fi television series “Doctor Who” will be played by a woman for the first time in its more than 50-year history, the BBC said on Sunday. After much speculation over the role, Britain’s public broadcaster said 35-year-old British actress Jodie Whittaker, who starred in the award-winning television
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(Reuters) – Martin Landau, a talented and prolific character actor who achieved TV stardom in “Mission: Impossible” and won an Oscar for his portrayal of a washed-up Bela Lugosi in the sweetly bizarre 1994 film “Ed Wood,” has died at age 89. Landau died at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles on Saturday from unexpected
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Avengers, Mary Poppins and Luke Skywalker brought star power to Walt Disney Co’s annual D23 fan convention on Saturday, as the studio drummed up excitement for upcoming films including a live-action “Lion King,” “Aladdin” and “Dumbo.” From Iron Man to Spider-Man, the cast of the upcoming ensemble “Avengers: Infinity War” gathered
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Forget playing “the girlfriend” or “the mom.” Television is proving an embarrassment of riches for women thanks to complex, original characters and female-centric plots that are attracting Oscar-caliber movie stars to the small screen. Once regarded as the step child to Hollywood movies, A-list actors like Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and
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By Frank Phiri | BLANTYRE, Malawi BLANTYRE, Malawi Madonna was hailed as a “symbol of a motherly spirit” by Malawi President Peter Mutharika after the American singer opened a children’s hospital named after her adopted daughter Mercy James. The Mercy James Institute for Paediatric Surgery and Intensive Care located in Blantyre, Malawi’s second-largest city, is
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