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From La Traviata to Turandot,
Spike Lee talks about the travails of getting his epic
Taking showbiz to Perth, Scotland’s media wide-boy Cosgrove is Talking Loud.
At 29, former wild man Cage is settling down. starring in
State of the
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a beginner’s guide.
biopic of the 60s black leader on to screen.
old—fashioned comedy Honeymoon In Vegas.
Arts, part 2
hundred shaping contemporary Scottish culture.
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