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The other 'Oscars' – in Oscar week

The 14th Oscar Wilde Awards – also known as the “Irish Oscars” – brought Hollywood A-listers to the red carpet ahead of Sunday’s main event. They recognise the contributions of Irish people, or people with a connection to Ireland, in film, television and music. Melissa McCarthy and Glenn Close were …

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Pop quiz! Which actor has the most Oscars ever?

None Who has the most acting Oscars? It’s a popular question for Google and crossword puzzles. A number of performers have two awards. In alphabetical order: Cate Blanchett (with Jude Law) won her first best-supporting actress Oscar playing another Oscar winner, Katharine Hepburn, in “The Aviator.” She also won best …

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New Dawn Is What I’ve Always Wanted From Far Cry

Far Cry 5 launched last year to divisive reactions. Count me among those who flat-out did not care for the game. The series’ strong gunplay and sturdy progression system remained, but years of chasing after Vaas’ brand of villainy and edgy storytelling made Far Cry 5’s narrative nearly unbearable.  The attempts to …

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Is Africa going backwards on democracy?

Image copyright AFP Image caption The recent election in DR Congo was widely condemned More and more elections are being held in Africa however analysts dismiss many as being “lawful but illegitimate”. Although studies show that a majority of Africans still want to live in democracies, an increasing number are …

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