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Our Final Oscar Predictions, Plus Who Should Actually Win At Sunday's Awards

Will the Academy put the spotlight on "The Revenant"?<p>With days to go until the 88th annual Academy Awards celebrate the skills of a lot of glitzy white folks, it's time to lock in your ballot in the office pool. It's been a wild awards season -- some categories still don't have clear front-runners. …

March 2016 free games for PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold consoles revealed

Roughly a day after Microsoft had officially announced their list of free games on their Games with Gold program for Xbox Live Gold members, Sony …

10. Special 'Vision Modes'

On the face of things, the video game industry is powering on - thundering forward even, with an unprecedented level of mainstream success. Graphics …

First Click: What's Apple's next move now that everyone’s making metal and glass phones?

In among all the official news of this month’s Consumer Electronics Show, a series of concordant leaks and reports revealed Apple’s plans to omit the headphone jack from its next iPhone. It was pretty much a press release by leak — with Apple presumably happy to get the bad news out ahead of time …

Mobile Technology

Future iPhones could feature Li-Fi, a technology 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

iOS source code has revealed Apple may be planning to incorporate superfast Li-Fi technology into future iPhones<p>The next iPhones could feature Li-Fi technology, a method of transmitting data through light which is around 100 times faster than Wi-Fi.<p>Codebreaker Chase Fromm spotted mention of …

Telecoms

THE A-LIST: The 30 coolest, most famous people in Hollywood right now

The entertainment industry is driven by a constant game of one-upmanship: Who has star power and who doesn't are questions that drive decisions about what gets made and how many people pay attention.<p>This year, Jennifer Lawrence established herself as the most-liked human in Hollywood, equally adept …

Celebrities gave their reactions to the new 'Star Wars' — here's what they thought

A number of celebrities joined a few lucky fans to catch the first public showing, and took to Twitter to express their pleasure.<p>Rainn Wilson, who dressed as a Jedi Knight, wrote on Twitter, "1st Star Wars review: it was epic, awesome & perfect. The cast was stellar. JJ killed it!"<p>Check out some …

Harrison Ford Talks to PEOPLE: Why I Returned to Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Han Solo

Like Han Solo, Harrison Ford himself has finally awakened to the force of <i>Star Wars</i>. He’s come a long way from wanting to kill off the popular …

Star Wars

J.J. Abrams Says Showing ‘The Force Awakens’ to Disney Execs was ‘Horrifying’

On a recent visit to “The Howard Stern Show,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” director J.J. Abrams recalled his experience of screening the first cut …

The 10 Most Valuable Actors in Hollywood

More than just a reflection on the actors that make it, Vulture’s list of Hollywood’s 100 Most Valuable Stars offers a glimpse of the industry as a …

Movies

George Lucas explains why he doesn't like making Hollywood movies

George Lucas hasn’t directed a film since 2005’s <i>Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith</i>, but there’s a reason he’s been reluctant to step back …

Breakdown: all 20 new shots from the Star Wars: The Force Awakens international trailer

<i>Oli Davis breaks down the latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens international trailer, with 20 all-new shots from the movie.</i><p>J.J. Abrams: “Nope. That’s …

'Spectre' producer expects Daniel Craig to return for another Bond movie

"I think we've got Daniel Craig," Wilson tells The Hollywood Reporter in an interview, waving aside the actor's recent protestations that he was through with the role. Wilson makes a comparison to director Sam Mendes, who said he was done with Bond after 2012's "Skyfall," only to return for …

Box Office

New X-Files Trailer: 'It Has a Monster In It'

Watch a new X-Files trailer and catch the premiere Sunday, January 24, 2016 on FOX!<p>FOX has just released a new <b>X-Files</b> trailer and, to quote a line …

Is Glenn dead? 'Walking Dead' show runner assures us all 'questions will be answered'

Scott M. Gimple is a busy man. Yet as production wraps up on the latest season of "The Walking Dead," the series' show runner (its third in six seasons) took time to answer questions about Sunday's episode, during which a main character may, or may not, have been killed.<p>Near the conclusion of …

The Walking Dead

Microsoft Confident Rise of the Tomb Raider Can Stand Against Fallout 4

One of the biggest Xbox One exclusives this year outside of Halo 5: Guardians is Rise of the Tomb Raider. It launches on November 10, the same date that Bethesda's hugely anticipated multiplatform game Fallout 4 arrives. Now, Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg has said both games can find success on that …

Tomb Raider

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Director on the Missing Luke Skywalker

There has been one big absence from all the trailers, posters, and merchandise released in advance of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens--</i>Luke Skywalker. Mark Hamill is definitely in the movie, but so far there has been virtually no sign of the original trilogy's main character. According to director JJ …

Star Wars

Abrams on the lack of Luke Skywalker in the final Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer!

15 movie sequels that are even better than the originals

If a movie does well, or if it is based off an existing property, the likelihood that it will get a sequel is very high. Some sequels are simply pale imitations of their predecessors.<p>Then, there are some sequels that take their source material and bring it to another level entirely. They expand the …

Movies

Did the CIA Boss Bring In the Head of the CIA’s Castro Assassination Team to Kill JFK? | Washington's Blog

Well-known journalist David Talbot – founder and lead editor for Salon – said in an interview today that the CIA may well have played a role in the …

The full trailer for the new 'Star Wars' is here, and it's glorious

It has a whole lot to offer running at over two minutes, as it highlights many of the main characters we will follow in this chapter of the saga. From new ones like Poe (Oscar Isaac) and Finn (John Boyega) to favorites like Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew).<p>Watch it here:<p>Tickets …

Bradley Cooper backs Jennifer Lawrence's attack on Hollywood pay gap

American Hustle actor applauds his co-star over Hollywood's gender pay gap<p>Actor Bradley Cooper applauded his frequent co-star Jennifer Lawrence on Wednesday for speaking out about Hollywood's gender pay gap and said it was high time to start fixing the problem.<p>Cooper, speaking to Reuters at a …

Sony Pictures

Did CIA Director Allen Dulles Order the Hit on JFK?

In a blistering but painstaking profile of the Cold War CIA chief, David Talbot’s damning accusations include the allegation that Dulles was behind …

History

The Walking Dead Cast Tells Us What to Expect From the Most Intense Season Yet

The cast and crew celebrate the premiere in New York City and recall their strangest fan encounters.<p><i>The Walking Dead</i> creator <b>Robert Kirkman</b> has promised that “the most intense season yet” will kick off with tonight’s premiere, and the cast actually has numbers to back it up. Outside of a premiere …

The Walking Dead

Coffee drinkers warned over looming shortage

There's extra reason to savour a morning coffee from now on - an Italian roaster has warned that there could be global shortage of the stuff as …

Coffee

CIA finalizes biggest shake-up in decades

The CIA this week completed a restructuring unlike anything it has experienced since the height of the Cold War.<p>On Thursday, a new CIA directorate …

‘Steve Jobs’ Squeezes The Life Of The Apple Visionary Into Three Concentrated Doses

The more I think about <i>Steve Jobs</i>, the more I realize it’s a really oddball movie. As I write this, it’s been more than a week since I saw the film (the New York Film Festival’s centerpiece presentation on Saturday), and I think about it a lot more than I thought I would when it ended. (I will try …

Matt Damon: 'You're a better actor the less people know about you'

He is Hollywood’s ultimate everyman. Matt Damon talks about The Martian, missing Robin Williams – and the theory that he and Ben Affleck were gay<p>I am sitting opposite Matt Damon and he is saying he’s sorry for being a bad movie star. He can’t help it, he says. He’s simply too dull.<p>“I think people …

Robin Williams