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Glossy surfaces fascinate in 'Ghost in the Shell'

He repeats scenes and even shots from the 1995 film , but his embellishment exudes a gleeful, slightly teenage fervour for glittering shards and urban decay, sweeping camera moves and punchy comic bo...

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Scarlett Johansson Addresses the 'Ghost in the Shell' Casting Controversy

The only characters of any effect to remain Asian are Han (Chin Han), a colleague of the Major's in the elite police division Section 9, and their commanding officer, the stern Aramaki - played by "Be...

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Houston man duct-taped to street sign after losing bet

Houston man duct-taped to street sign after losing bet

That's when they told cops Miguel Chavez lost a bet on the Rockets/Warriors game Tuesday night. A video of the prank that was posted on social media went viral with more than 6,100 shares and receiv...

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Netflix HERMES translation test completed by thousands globally

Netflix HERMES translation test completed by thousands globally

We expect strong adoption in Europe, Canada and expansion in Latin America, along with reduced marketing costs and higher operating leverage in the worldwide segment, to help Netflix achieve this goal...

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IS propaganda team killed in Iraq air strike: coalition

The current operation to recapture Mosul carried out by the Iraqi troops backed by the US-led worldwide coalition began in October 2016 and resulted in the liberation of the eastern part of the ci...

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Takeshi Kitano's Aramaki in Ghost in the Shell

Her portrayal of the cyborg security agent is disconnected yet vulnerable, which is spot-on for someone perched on the precipice of humanity. I wonder if we might have erred when many of us made ...

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Lucas Perez expects Arsene Wenger to stay

Wenger's current deal expires at the end of this season. Points are all that matters during the final weeks of the season, especially given how tight it is in the race for a top four finish with two b...

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Filibuster threat over Gorsuch nomination doesn't sit well with Nebraska senator (AUDIO)

McConnell, however, is known to be against changing the Senate rules. "After careful deliberation, I have concluded that I can not support Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court", S...

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Shinsuke Nakamura Explains Why He Prefers SmackDown Live Over RAW

Sami Zayn , it does offer a few matches that look very promising on paper. In addition to his old-school technique and layered in-ring psychology, another compelling aspect of Roode's matches, espec...

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Body of Kim Jong-nam in Beijing along with N. Korean suspects

Hyon Kwang-song, the second secretary of the North Korean Embassy in Kuala Lumpur , and Air Koryo staff Kim Wook-il arrived at the Beijing Capital International Airport at around 2 a.m. The statement...

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Scarlett Johansson stars in Ghost in the Shell. Photo: Paramount Pictures

Paramount is looking at dollars over common sense. 106 minutes. PG-13 (intense sequences of sci-fi violence, suggestive content, and some disturbing images). And if this is your first encounter with t...

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Mama June Reveals the Real Reason She Wants to Lose Weight

Mama June Reveals the Real Reason She Wants to Lose Weight

Friday's episode of " Mama June: From Not To Hot " will see the reality mom reveal her new size 4 figure. Mama June has significantly progressed in her weight loss, coming from 352 pounds ...

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Ghost in the Shell

As she prepares to face a new enemy, she realizes her life wasn't saved - it was stolen. But when the entire industry is rightfully being hammered about its lack of diversity, the blindness of a...

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Portugal airport honors Cristiano Ronaldo with ugly bust

Portugal airport honors Cristiano Ronaldo with ugly bust

Madeira Airport has been renamed Cristiano Ronaldo Airport in a move initially announced previous year. The replica outside of the airport is not only kind of creepy, but it also looks nothing like R...

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Christopher Nolan wanted to tell Dunkirk in most visceral way

There are two young soldiers attempting to get an injured soldier across a bridge crowded with soldiers while, in the sky, Hardy's character, a fighter pilot, is in battle. Meanwhile, an "intense tick...

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WWE WrestleMania 33: Wrestling star Nikki Bella reveals BANNED shorts

WWE WrestleMania 33: Wrestling star Nikki Bella reveals BANNED shorts

But when you're Nikki Bella, what you're wearing says a lot about you. The WWE Universe has seen her address the criticisms and insults that many people have had against her for years. If the WWE wa...

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'Beauty and the Beast' May Break Records With $170 Million Opening

The main problem I had with the flick was with the director (Bill Condon) and how he fails to capture the best performances possible from its incredible cast and his lack of attention to detail. The ...

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Dazzling 'Ghost in the Shell' is lost in translation

Running time: 107 minutes. The Major and her big, burly, wise-cracking partner Batou (Danish actor Pilou Asbaek) find themselves facing a ghostly masked terrorist calling himself Kuze (Michael Carmen...

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Kim Jong-nam's body arrived in Pyongyang: China

The body of the assassinated half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un arrived in Pyongyang Friday, apparently accompanied by three men initially named by Malaysian police as suspects in his mur...

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Kansas Governor Sam Brownback vetoes Republican bill to expand Medicaid

After legislation to replace and repeal the act championed by former President Barack Obama was pulled in the U.S. House last week, President Donald Trump warned Obamacare would collapse. Kansas is o...

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Samsung Unveils S8 Smartphones With Virtual Assistant Bixby

As more users pickup Samsung new phone they'll need cases, chargers, new USB Type-C cords and other accessories. For starters, the phones will only be sold at Microsoft Stores in the USA starting ...

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Prince Harry in a hurry to move Meghan into his new home

Prince Harry in a hurry to move Meghan into his new home

Did she pick out a special candle for Harry that she felt was so him?! "She is incredibly cool and down to earth", the source told People of Markle. Meghan, 35, was maid of honour at Lindsay's...

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Police say Kim Jong Un slain man's next of kin

Hours after the news emerged in South Korea, Malaysian police confirmed that a North Korean man had died at the airport, without disclosing his identity. "North Korea has been performing despicable de...

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Ghost In The Shell review: Not enough Ghost

Anyway. Since the Major's " shell " is totally fabricated, the only human part of her being her brain (which was RoboCopped in, we're told , after her body was damaged beyond repair), i...

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Indian MP hits air steward with slipper

Indian media reports said Gaikwad claimed he had a business class ticket but that Air India put him in an economy seat for the Thursday morning flight to India's capital. The aircraft, it was reported...

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EU Parliament Gives Citizens Rights First Priority in Brexit Talks

EU Parliament Gives Citizens Rights First Priority in Brexit Talks

In a document the leaders of the remaining 27 nation bloc said there will be no talks on the U.K.'s future relationship with the European Union until "progress" had been made on the exit. With Brexi...

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Verhofstadt Hits Out at Security 'Blackmail' Threat in Brexit Letter From May

The fate of three million European Union citizens living in Britain and one million British people within the bloc's nations is at the top of leaders' agenda. "Brexit itself is already punitive enough...

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Kanye West Joins Mary J. Blige on New Song

Kanye West Joins Mary J. Blige on New Song "Love Yourself"

You can listen to " Love Yourself " below, featuring some interesting Kanye boasts. All fired up, Kanye comes through with a powerful verse. The two stars are persevering and linked for a song call...

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UK fight looms over gov't plan for 'great repeal' of EU laws

He opened his brief statement by saying: "There is no reason to pretend that this is a happy day, neither in Brussels, nor in London ". He added "probably in the autumn, at least I hope so". The ...

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Watch USA Vs. Dominican Republic Live Stream

Puerto Rico clinched first place in the pool with a 6-5 victory against the United States on Friday night and will play the Netherlands in the semifinals Monday night at Dodger Stadium. Gonzalez,...

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Check pics: Iulia Vantur holidays with Salman Khan and Khaandaan in Maldives!

Check pics: Iulia Vantur holidays with Salman Khan and Khaandaan in Maldives!

Earlier, Arpita had shared pictures from Ahil's birthday party, in which her toddler cut his birthday cake surrounded by his loved ones minus his beloved mamu Salman Khan. Be it any family gathering...

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Deepak Tijori finds out the woman he married is NOT his wife?

Deepak Tijori finds out the woman he married is NOT his wife?

The actor's marriage has hit rock bottom and even more so, his wife has now thrown him out of the house. When Deepak Tijori met his counsellor, he reportedly told him that Shivani had not divorced her...

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Scott looking to hone his game ahead of the Masters

He tied for 14th that year before finishing in a share of 18th place at Augusta National one week later. A player at the other end of his career who might be a better pick this week is Cameron Smith...

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Ex of Brad Pitt Allegedly Meeting 'Mummy' Star in Secret

Ex of Brad Pitt Allegedly Meeting 'Mummy' Star in Secret

If mother-of-six Angelina makes the decision to purchase the Beaux Arts mansion, which was built in 1913, her clan will have more than enough space for their needs. In fact, the actor has even taken u...

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South African Finance Minister Sacked, Cabinet Reshuffle Underway

South African Finance Minister Sacked, Cabinet Reshuffle Underway

Gordhan is supported by several senior ministers and many global investors, as well as being widely admired by ordinary South Africans and veterans of the anti-apartheid struggle. "It is a brazen att...

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