Monthly Archives: August 2019

Almodovar gets lifetime achievement award at Venice Film Festival

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Spanish director Pedro Almodovar added a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement to his list of accolades on Thursday, when the Venice Film Festival presented him with the prize for a long and illustrious career.

The 69-year old Oscar winner, known for acclaimed films such as “Talk to Her”, “Volver” and


Hollywood actor Tim Roth says rise of populism hurt British politics

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Hollywood star Tim Roth, who launched his acting career playing a racist skinhead in 1980s Britain, said on Wednesday that the “odium of populism” had led to a deterioration in British politics and beyond.