At the movies: Recently reviewed flicks
Director Stephen Frears has made such rewarding and remarkably dissimilar films as “My Beautiful Laundrette,” “Dangerous Liaisons,” “The Grifters,” “Dirty Pretty Things” and “The Queen.”
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She’s got the whole world in her hands
The power of Oprah? Sidney Poitier knows of it; so, too, Barack Obama. Poitier’s ”spiritual autobiography”, The Measure of a Man, had sold just 476 copies in the US in the three months to the end of January 2007.
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North-south divide threatens euro bloc
The euro once meant flush banks and easy credit, but these days it has laid bare a cold reality: Portugal shares the high wages and prices of richer northern European neighbours, but not their competitiveness.
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Ginny Jones seeks her star on Hollywood stages
Actresses Jessica Alba, left, and Ginny Jones appear at an awards ceremony.
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