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Moonlight wins best-picture Oscar

<i>Moonlight</i> wins best-picture Oscar

In an upset made all the more shocking by its announcement, Moonlight won the Oscar for best picture, a crowning achievement for African American filmmakers after two years of controversy over institutional

La La Land leads Oscars race

<i>La La Land</i> leads Oscars race

La La Land, Lions Gate Entertainment’s film about star-crossed lovers trying to make it in the entertainment industry, was nominated for 14 Academy Awards, including best picture, tying for the most ever. Amazon.com’s Manchester By The Sea

The best games of 2016

The best games of 2016

The gaming year in 2016 was dominated by massive shooters and the eventual release of titles that have spent ages in development, including Final Fantasy XV, The Witness, The Last Guardian and Owlboy. It was the best year for

The best films of 2016

The best films of 2016

Billion-dollar juggernauts like Captain America: Civil War and Batman versus Superman: Dawn of Justice ruled the box-office this year. But amid the noise and spectacle, there were also some good films tailored to audiences

The Last Guardian: Sony’s unicorn is finally here

The Last Guardian: Sony’s unicorn is finally here

One of the most striking things about The Last Guardian – finally released after nine years in development hell – is how little it has changed since we saw the first trailer for the game in 2009. Most games that spend so long in gestation

Arrival is best sci-fi film of 2016

Arrival is best sci-fi film of 2016

Quebecois director Denis Villeneuve directed one of the best films of 2015 with Sicario, a bleak look at the moral toll the US government’s war on the Mexican drug cartels takes on its frontline warriors. With Arrival, he shifts genres to

Doctor Strange: across the Marvel universe

<i>Doctor Strange</i>: across the Marvel universe

With Robert Downey Jr likely to throw his Iron Man suit on the scrapheap within the next two years, there will soon be a gap in the Marvel Cinematic Universe for an obnoxious but brilliant playboy turned world saviour. Enter Benedict

Quentin Tarantino to call it quits

Quentin Tarantino to call it quits

Quentin Tarantino has doubled-down on his pledge never to make another film past his tenth — meaning his next two films will be his last. “Drop the mic. Boom. Tell everybody, ‘Match that shit,'” he said to much applause Thursday

How will Game of Thrones end?

How will Game of Thrones end?

The hugely popular television show Game of Thrones has two seasons to go; already the showrunners, David Benioff and Daniel Weiss, are speeding towards the endgame. But providing a satisfactory conclusion

Snowden is a picture of the cybersecurity state

<i>Snowden</i> is a picture of the cybersecurity state

With the release of a new film about Edward Snowden, the man who revealed secret documents detailing a massive US government spying programme, the debate about his character continues. That includes a renewed

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