Tuesday 17th January 2017,

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The Legacy of Academy Award Winner Haing Ngor

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Haing Ngor

Haing Ngor in The Killing Fields

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Haing Ngor, the first Asian male actor ever to win an Academy Award for a supporting performance and debut performance.
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Ngor portrayed journalist Dith Pran in the 1984 movie, The Killing Fields. The movie detailed the roles … Read more

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Entertainment Weekly: Ken Watanabe Undergoes Surgery for Stomach Cancer

posted by Randall
Ken Watanabe. Photo by Paul Kolnik

Ken Watanabe.
Photo by Paul Kolnik

Tony-nominated screen and stage actor Ken Watanabe is battling stomach cancer.

Entertainment Weekly reports the man who portrayed the King in the Broadway revival of the King & I  recently underwent surgery after an early diagnosis.

Watanabe had been scheduled to revive his 2015 role March 1 – April … Read more

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Inquirer: Frozen Duo Produce New Number for Oscars

posted by Randall

Robert & Kristen Anderson LopezAcademy Award winners Robert Lopez and his wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez will be watching Neil Patrick Harris perform a new number they composed for the Oscars tonight in their pajamas and from the comfort of their New York home, reports the Inquirer

It’ll be quite different from last year when they sat in the audience and … Read more

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WAMC: Fil-Am’s Frozen elevates into stratosphere

posted by Randall

FrozenThe soundtrack to the popular Disney movie Frozen has entered into rarefied territory, reports WAMC.

The box office hit surprised no one when 3.2 million copies of the home video were purchased shortly after its released.

What has caught industry experts off guard is that 2.6 million copies of the sound track have also … Read more

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