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U.S. Team Wins National Geographic World Championship

Three geography whizzes put their craniums together to take home the gold.<p><b>Do you know from which country the Fang people come? Here's a hint: This country's capital city is located on an island off Africa's west coast, and the national flag includes six small stars representing the mainland and</b> …

Fusion Energy Quest Faces Boundaries of Budget, Science

The idea of firing fusion power with lasers has hit major scientific and funding roadblocks. What does it mean for the effort to bring the energy of the stars to Earth?<p><i>Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer.</i><p><b>A large banner hangs from the front of the stadium-size building</b> …

Where in the world?

NOW CLOSED: Identify the location of this photograph for the chance to win a Briggs & Riley suitcase, worth £260.<p><b>NOW CLOSED:</b> This 65 metre-high temple dates back to around 741AD. It is part of an archaeological site found in a country that borders Belize, Honduras and El Salvador. <b>Name the …

GuardianWitness challenge: Make a one-minute short film

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>Have you ever wanted to make a film, but didn't know how to get started?<p>Today the Guardian launches a new challenge that we hope will appeal to anyone who has harbored ambitions to make their own film, but has been put off by the scope of the task.<p>The challenge</b> …

The Big Chill returns 30 years later to TIFF

The college friends reunion movie with the groovy 1960s soundtrack and had glimpses of Kevin Costner (<b>Dances with Wolves</b>) playing a dead body in a …

Venice film festival 2013: the full line-up

The 70th Venice film festival runs from 28 August until 7 September<p>Opening night film<p>Gravity, Dir: Alfonso Cuaron<p>Closing night film<p>Amazonia, Dir: Thierry Ragobert<p>Competition<p>Ana Arabia, Dir: Amos Gitai<p>Child of God, Dir: James Franco<p>Die Frau des Polizisten (The Police Officer's Wife), Dir: Philip …

Stephen Merchant says, “Hello, Ladies”, Alec Baldwin is Seduced and Abandoned, and Steven Soderbergh and Clive Owen Knick HBO

After winning Golden Globes for his work as writer-executive producer of <b>The Office</b> (UK) and HBO’s <b>Extras</b>, Stephen Merchant is now expanding his resume …

Joss Whedon describes Black Widow as a 'huge part' of Avengers 2

<b>Joss Whedon has been steadily drip-feeding information about what we can expect from Avengers: Age Of Ultron , with the latest update concerning the</b> …

New images arrive online for The Counselor

<i>The Counselor</i> <b>, Ridley Scott’s forthcoming crime saga, has released a new batch of images online featuring a look at the starry cast, including a</b> …

Joss Whedon expanding Hawkeye and Black Widow's roles in Avengers: Age of Ultron

Since he officially unveiled the title of <b>The Avengers 2</b> – sorry, <b>Avengers: Age of Ultron</b> – last Saturday, Joss Whedon has been doing plenty of talking …

Amanda Seyfried to star in Lovelace?

<b>Amanda Seyfried looks set to shed her clean-cut girl-next-door image in upcoming biopic Lovelace , for which she is in talks to play renowned porn</b> …

Ben Foster is John Gotti Jr.

<b>When John Travolta was recently cast as John Gotti in upcoming gangster flick, Gotti: In The Shadow Of My Father , the question on everybody’s lips</b> …

Williams confirmed for Star Wars: Episode VII

<i>Star Wars</i> <b>fans can breathe a sigh of relief, as Lucasfilm has confirmed that composer John Williams will be back on board for Episode VII , and the</b> …

DVD Review - A Late Quartet (2012)

<b>A Late Quartet</b>, 2012.<p>Directed by Yaron Zilberman.<br>Starring Christopher Walken, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Mark Ivanir, Imogen Poots, …

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★★★★☆<p>Steven Soderbergh has made something of a habit over the past few years of threatening his departure from the cinematic arena. A fiercely …

See the future

Microsoft released their brand new Xbox Live Vision camera to retail stores just this last Wednesday along with some updates to four different games …

Only God Forgives this level of tedium

Well, I thought, after Only God Forgives, that makes two movies in a row Nicolas Winding Refn has got through without disembowelling a single person. Well done. Such restraint. And yet … Elsewhere, two men have a total of three arms subtracted by sword. A raped and murdered Thai prostitute is …

Update from The Newsroom: HBO series releases August 2013 episode list

So if you are wondering what the next four weeks are going to be like in <b>The</b> <b>Newsroom</b>, HBO has unveiled the episode summaries for the month of</b> …

Green Light: Nathan Fillion talks about The Flashpoint Paradox

<i>When time travel llows a past wrong to be righted for Flash and his family, the event’s temporal ripples prove disastrous, creating a fractured,</i> …

EA Replay - first look

Younger gamers may find it hard to believe, but there was a time when corporate giant Electronic Arts didn't focus mainly on sports games, yearly …

Disney and Harvey Weinstein team up for Artemis Fowl movie

Walt Disney Studios have announced that in partnership with Harvey Weinstein they will making a film adaptation of <b>Artemis Fowl</b>.<p>Based on the first and …

New red band trailer for 2 Guns starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg

Universal Pictures has released a new red band trailer for <b>2 Guns</b>, the upcoming action comedy from director Baltasar Kormákur (<b>The Deep</b>), which stars …

Movie Review - The Lottery of Birth (2013)

<b>The Lottery of Birth</b>, 2013.<p>Directed by Raoul Martinez and Joshua van Praag.<p><b>SYNOPSIS:</b><p>A documentary exploring the social, cultural and psychological …

Midnight Madness, Restored Classics, Athens, Arthouse films & Documentaries all take centre stage at TIFF 2013

Midnight Madness has been going on for 25 years at the Toronto International Film Festival and has hosted such directors as Quentin Tarantino, George …

Weinsteins to work with Disney on Artemis Fowl film

In Hollywood there are no closed doors, only revolving ones. The Weinstein brothers, Bob and Harvey, are to work with Disney for the first time since the two sides rushed through an acrimonious divorce almost a decade ago.<p>The siblings' production unit The Weinstein Company is teaming with the …

A batch of new images from Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Ahead of its premiere next month, ABC has released a batch of images from the Joss Whedon-directed pilot episode of <b>Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.</b>, …

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. casts David Conrad in recurring role

With cameras rolling on the first season of <b>Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.</b> as it edges closer towards its September premiere, we should probably …

The Digital Photography Book, Part 2

• <b>Author:</b> Scott Kelby<p>Scott Kelby, author of the groundbreaking bestseller “The Digital Photography Book, Vol. 1” is back with an entirely new book that picks up right where Vol. 1 left off. It’s more of that “Ah ha—so that’s how they do it,” straight-to-the-point, skip the techno jargon; packed with …

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• <b>Author:</b> Robert McKee<p>Robert McKee's screenwriting workshops have earned him an international reputation for inspiring novices, refining works in progress and putting major screenwriting careers back on track. Quincy Jones, Diane Keaton, Gloria Steinem, Julia Roberts, John Cleese and David Bowie are …