Satire on local foibles outshines Star Wars at Italy box office

ROME (Reuters) - While most of the world's moviegoers flock to see the new Star Wars film, Italian box office records are being smashed by the far less fanciful story of a public sector worker who will go to the ends of the earth to hold on to his generou.....»»

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(Reuters) - A U.S. congressman from Arizona said on Thursday he would introduce a bill to strip Bill Cosby of his Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest U.S. civilian honor, citing the sexual assault allegations against the entertainer......»»

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People"s Choice disruption laughed off as DeGeneres and Depp win big

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New "Star Wars" film shatters North American box office record

(Reuters) - Blockbuster movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has become the highest grossing film of all time in the United States and Canada, Walt Disney Co said, and crossed the $800 million mark at overseas box offices on Tuesday......»»

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Steve Carell gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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French composer Pierre Boulez dies aged 90

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(Reuters) - Blockbuster movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will pass "Avatar" on Wednesday to become the top-selling film of all time in the United States and Canada, Walt Disney Co said......»»

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