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APPOINTMENTS Sweden-based Embracer Group, the new owners of Middle Earth Enterprises – the holding company that owns “The Lord of the Rings” among other J.R.R. Tolkien titles – has appointed Careen Yapp to the newly created position of chief strategic partnerships officer. Yapp will serve as part of the group…

“I walk about 80 city blocks,” the 89-year-old said. Read on for the reason why she reportedly started the routine.

The Torino Film Festival, under the direction of Steve Della Casa, launched its 40th edition on Friday evening at the sumptuous Teatro Regio, not with a film screening, but with music. For this jubilee edition, the first one completely in person since the COVID crisis, Della Casa had bet on…

“The big question we always had was, ‘What is it that makes someone look guilty?’ What does a murderer look like? How does a murderer act?'”

The host city for next year’s Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in the U.K., is one step closer to being announced. Last month the shortlist was unveiled, with Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield all in the mix. Cardiff was also in the running to host…