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The best films of 2016 ... that you probably didn't see

Guardian staff compile a list of overlooked films of the past year, including Isabelle Huppert’s overshadowed hit, the scariest horror film and a farting corpse<p>How to Be Single<p>The post-Sex and the City surge in films and TV shows based around the dating habits of singletons was largely a conveyor …

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China's aircraft carrier conducts first live-fire drill amid US tensions

China has staged the first live-fire drills involving its Soviet-built aircraft carrier, a military show of strength amid simmering tensions over Taiwan and its island-building in the South China Sea.<p>“Dozens of ships and aircraft” led by the Liaoning aircraft carrier were involved in the “massive …