Television

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New series starring Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden and Tandie Newton is based on Michael Crichton’s 1973 film

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There is an increasingly disturbing predilection in television for intense violence, with directors swapping old-fashioned scares for the kind of gut-churning gore once confined to R-rated movies

Movies

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Following Halloween costume row, Pacific islanders say that they will not let their culture bing cheapened for profit

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Film about one of the largest environmental disasters in US history goes against the grain of what Hollywood is doing right now

Other news

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Nihal Raj of KichaTube fame on YouTube is invited to the top-rated American show

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Dance interpretation of music icon’s 1991 classic ‘Black or White’ was shot around the world

Gaming

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Sometimes upscaled graphics are just not enough

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Publishers CCP say servers are expected to cope with demand spike when free play launches in November

Gadgets

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Feature-length flick made for the platform criticised for ‘dire’ acting and ‘awful’ direction

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Local developers leverage latest tech to make educational apps more interesting