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International Emmys to honor J.J. Abrams

November 25, 2013 9:14 AM0 comments
International Emmys to honor J.J. Abrams

NEW YORK — J.J. Abrams may be immersed in a galaxy far, far away these days, but he’s taking a break from preproduction work on the new “Star Wars” film to accept a special honor at the 41st International Emmy Awards Gala. Zachary Quinto, who recently reprised his role of […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports 007 ‘submarine car’ sells for $865,000

September 10, 2013 6:41 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports 007 ‘submarine car’ sells for $865,000

LONDON — A car that transformed into a submarine in the James Bond movie “The Spy Who Loved Me” has been sold at a London auction for 550,000 pounds ($865,000). The distinctively-shaped white Lotus Esprit, designed for an underwater scene in the 1977 film starring Roger Moore, was sold at […]

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eMediaWorld.com: Restrained mourning for Dutch prince Friso

August 13, 2013 4:25 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com: Restrained mourning for Dutch prince Friso

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — The Dutch are mourning the death of Prince Friso with reserve and restraint — fitting to a man who avoided publicity and surrendered his place in the line of succession to marry his wife. Friso died Monday at age 44, of complications from a skiing accident in […]

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eMediaWorld.com Swiss apologize for encounter Oprah calls racist

August 9, 2013 6:48 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Swiss apologize for encounter Oprah calls racist

GENEVA — Switzerland is a glamorous playground of the rich and famous, filled with glitterati from princes to movie stars. It’s also a land with a sometimes uneasy relationship with foreigners — especially when they aren’t white. Billionaire media mogul Oprah Winfrey says she ran into Swiss racism when a […]

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eMediaWorld.com ‘Kick-Ass 2′ director responds to Jim Carrey

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eMediaWorld.com ‘Kick-Ass 2′ director responds to Jim Carrey

LONDON — “Kick-Ass 2″ director Jeff Wadlow is defending his film after star Jim Carrey chose not to promote the action comedy because of its violence. Carrey, who plays vigilante Colonel Stars and Stripes in the sequel to the 2010 hit, has distanced himself from the film, saying the shooting […]

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‘The Wolverine’ claws way to top of box office

July 28, 2013 8:27 AM0 comments
‘The Wolverine’ claws way to top of box office

LOS ANGELES — “The Wolverine” slashed monsters and minions to debut atop the weekend box office. According to studio estimates Sunday, the Fox film featuring Hugh Jackman’s sixth turn as the claw-wielding superhero opened with $55 million. Last weekend’s top movie, Warner Bros.’ low-budget horror “The Conjuring,” slipped to second […]

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Elton John cancels London show due to appendicitis

July 9, 2013 8:38 AM0 comments
Elton John cancels London show due to appendicitis

LONDON — Elton John has canceled a show in London’s Hyde Park due to appendicitis that will require surgery. A statement issued Tuesday by the musician’s publicist said John was suffering from an inflamed appendix and surrounding abscess. He has been advised by doctors to cancel his concerts while he […]

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Prince Philip leaves hospital after surgery

June 17, 2013 11:55 AM0 comments
Prince Philip leaves hospital after surgery

LONDON — Britain’s Prince Philip was discharged from a London hospital on Monday, 10 days after undergoing exploratory surgery on his abdomen. Philip, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, smiled and shook hands with medical staff as he walked steadily from the London Clinic, clutching a thick hardback book. […]

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