Pakistan PM views Oscar-nominated film on honor killings
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Pakistan PM views Oscar-nominated film on honor killings

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed Monday to act against the “despicable” practice known as honor killing after viewing an Oscar-nominated documentary about the issue. “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness,” by Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, was screened at the premier’s office. The 2015 film is about a girl … Continue reading

DA opposes Cosby’s fast-track appeal bid in Pennsylvan
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DA opposes Cosby’s fast-track appeal bid in Pennsylvan

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A prosecutor pursuing criminal charges against Bill Cosby in a Pennsylvania sexual-assault case is opposing Cosby’s latest efforts to have the case dismissed before trial. Cosby’s defense has appealed a judge’s decision that upholds the charges until a March 8 preliminary hearing. Cosby argues he had an agreement from authorities that he … Continue reading

Review: ‘Pride & Prejudice & Zombies’ is a silly muddleReview: ‘Pride & Prejudice & Zombies’ is a silly muddle
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Review: ‘Pride & Prejudice & Zombies’ is a silly muddleReview: ‘Pride & Prejudice & Zombies’ is a silly muddle

“Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” is as silly as it sounds, and not nearly as fun as it should be. In this adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s bestselling genre mashup of Jane Austen’s classic and, well, zombies, the Bennet sisters don’t just have marriage and love and class obstacles to fret about, there’s also the imminent … Continue reading

Review: Fox shows it can do musicals with ambitious ‘Grease’
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Review: Fox shows it can do musicals with ambitious ‘Grease’

NEW YORK (AP) — The chills were indeed multiplyin’ during the “Grease: Live!” telecast on Sunday, a show that survived early rain, some tricky costume changes, a mortifying loss of audio and a cast member’s heartbreak. With this hectic, ambitious and hormonal “Grease,” Fox proved it could up the ante in the new mini-industry of … Continue reading