Is there room for two Mowglis in Hollywood?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAndy Serkis on Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle Andy Serkis hopes his retelling of The Jungle Book will still find an audience – despite Disney’s 2016 adaptation effectively driving it on to the small screen. It could have been a very different rumble in the jungle. Until […]

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Watership Down: Critics welcome ‘toned-down’ version of Richard Adams novel

Image copyright BBC/NetflixImage caption The new version uses computer animation to render Adams’s rabbit characters Critics have welcomed a “toned-down” new version of Watership Down, though are less impressed by its animation. The BBC’s new adaptation of Richard Adams’s novel, to be aired in two parts this Christmas, follows the famously traumatising film version from […]

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Grammys 2019: Snubs and surprises

More than 21,000 recordings were submitted, and 13,000 people voted. Now the Recording Academy has revealed the nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards. It’s a year of upheaval, with several major artists overlooked in favour of fresh, new, agenda-setting talent. Holy heck, why are there so many nominees? Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Lorde was […]

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