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What’s New on DVD in April: ‘Barb & Star,’ ‘Spaceballs,’ ‘Queer Japan’ and More

New Indie When I’m once again free to move about the cabin and see movies in theaters again, I hope I get the chance to give the hilarious “Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar” (Lionsgate) a second look with a rowdy and engaged audience. In the meantime, this new Blu-ray offers this comic…

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‘The Suicide Squad’ April Fools Trailer Doesn’t Care How Many People Have to Die for Peace (Video)

“The Suicide Squad” had a trick up its sleeve on April Fools Days as Warner Bros released a new PG-13 friendly trailer. But don’t worry, the actual release is still gonna have plenty of R-rated swears in it. Watch the trailer above. There’s plenty to love in this one. Just like last week’s delightful red…

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BTS Could Win Its First Brit Award Before Taking Home a Grammy

Let’s take a look at the five nominees for best international group — including their nomination history at the Brit Awards and how they have fared on the U.K. charts since the current eligibility year began on Dec. 13, 2019. (The eligibility year ended on March 11, 2021.)Unless otherwise specified, all chart numbers refer to…

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Watch Seventeen Perform ‘Hit’ on ‘Ellen’ & Take Fans Behind the Scenes

Seventeen continued their blockbuster 2021 on U.S. TV with a performance Thursday (April 1) on Ellen.The 13-member K-pop group brought back their 2019 song “HIT” for a high-energy set that allowed each performer to shine. And in a special treat for the group’s CARAT fandom, the Ellen page posted a six-minute-plus video later Thursday that…

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Sony Music Acquires Top Brazilian Indie Label Som Livre For $255 Million

Som Livre will continue to function independently, they said, and will still sign, develop and promote its own roster of artists as well as provide services to Brazil’s musical community. Marcelo Soares will stay on as CEO of Som Livre, which he has run since 2007.Founded in 1969 by music producer João Araújo, Som Livre…

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Australian gov’t to hold talks with Zuckerberg over Facebook’s content block

Facebook has barred Australians from finding or sharing news on its platform in retaliation against the government’s proposed legislation.

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Rainfall has dropped by 20 per cent since 1970 in this part of WA. So what are the locals doing about it?

The people of south-west Western Australia have no choice but to adapt to one of the world’s greatest declines in rainfall. This is what they’re doing about it.

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Mining skills shortage worsens with sustained closures of international borders

As Australia’s multi-billion-dollar metal mining industry aims to capitalise on strong prices, companies have become locked in a battle to attract professionals.

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‘We’ve had a gutful’: Traditional owners threaten to shut Kakadu as park falls into disrepair

Kakadu is supposed to be a jewel in Australia’s tourism crown, yet our biggest national park is falling into disrepair amid accusations of mismanagement and neglect.  

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Rashford helps Man Utd back to second with win against struggling Newcastle

Marcus Rashford plays a key role in a win over struggling Newcastle as Manchester United returned to second in the Premier League table.