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Confronting new footage shows dance music superstar Avicii desperately unwell in an Australian hospital after the release of a documentary on the trailblazer's quick ascent to fame

Snippet from AVICII: TRUE STORIES, shows him hospital-ridden in AustraliaHe kept up phone interviews and his concert which was just two days later  The doco serves to act as a 'cautionary' tale and to prove fame takes its tollBy Brooke Rolfe For Daily Mail AustraliaPublished: 01:11 EST, 14 November 2017 | Updated: 03:15 EST, 14 November 2017 The devastating toll of Tim Bergling's rapid accent to become one of the world's highest grossing live musicians as Avicii has been...

‘Voyeur’ review: Gripping story of motel snooper

Issues of journalistic ethics intertwine with a compellingly strange story of a man who spent years watching strangers secretlyClad in Mars Blackmon sunglasses and a manicured beard befitting a third-string Bond villain, Gerald Foos is one magnificent creep. Even setting aside his unsettlingly conspiratorial manner of speaking, he looks like the sort of guy who’d purchase a rundown suburban motel for the express purpose of watching its visitors have sex. Which he did.Over the years, Foos...

The world through the eyes of filmmaker Agnès Varda

The remarkable documentary “Faces Places” comes to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend. It is filmmaker Agnès Varda’s latest work, made in collaboration with the French photographer and installation artist JR.The 89-year-old Varda is considered one of the foremost documentary filmmakers alive. Although she was born in Belgium, she has produced her work in France, and began her career there in 1955 with “La Pointe Courte.” It is a film that helped launch the French New Wave. For...