The Revenant – review: DiCaprio endures hell on earth but will be rewarded with awards

After a nasty brush with Native Americans and, later, a bear, he is left for dead by the man ( Tom Hardy ) picked to nurse him, prompting the badly scarred victim to embark on a thousand-mile journey to find safety and revenge.

You Are What You Wear review: Rylan’s makeover show revival lacks the wow factor

The real problem for Rylan and his team of stylists – Lucie Clifford, Kat Farmer, Nana Acheampong, Joey Bevan and Darren Kennedy – is that this woke new policy severely undermines the fundamental selling point of a makeover programme. Namely, the wow factor of the final reveal.

India 2nd biggest driver of global energy consumption in 2019: BP Statistical Review

New Delhi: India was second biggest growth driver of primary energy consumption in the world, behind China, in 2019 even though it witnessed fall in demand in oil and coal, according to BP Statistical Review released on Wednesday. Global primary energy consumption growth slowed to 1.3 per cent last year, less than half the rate […]

‘Moonlight’ Review: Story of African-American Boy Growing Up Is a Gamechanger

It’s impossible to pinpoint exactly how Barry Jenkins’s Moonlight gets inside your head and makes you see the world with new eyes. But it does – and then it owns you. This is a game-changer, the kind of movie that defies glib categorization. Reduced to tweet size, it’s about the experience of growing up black, […]

An 8-year-old was handcuffed for carrying a stick. The case is one of dozens of NYPD complaints, review board finds

The CCRB investigation found by a preponderance of the evidence that the officer lacked sufficient justification to stop and frisk the boy. The board recommended command discipline B, which is used for misconduct that is more problematic than poor training but does not rise to the level of charges.

Facebook needs to review its privacy policy, says HC

Advocate Pavan Duggal, who was appointed as amicus curiae in the case to assist the court, also submitted that there are certain inherent technological as well as legal issues due to which it is often difficult to remove offending content from the web completely.

Vivint Doorbell Camera Pro review: Purging pesky porch pirates

In my testing, this feature worked very well. Whenever deter mode was turned on, and a person approached, there was no doubt they were being recorded. Vivint’s Chief Technical Officer, JT Hwang, said that many people use deter mode at night, not just for package protection, but just to keep people away from the house. […]

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart review – lithe, revelatory debut

Agnes is drawn with extraordinary sympathy: she simply leaps from the page as she juggles motherhood, a violent and philandering husband and her own demons, drink foremost among them. She is troubled, lovable, vulnerable and resilient, with ambitions for her children and a vivid, painful memory of what it was to be young, to dance, […]

Gymnastics abuse: Former Wada boss David Howman appointed to lead independent review

Howman, the former director general of the world anti-doping agency (WADA) and a leading voice on sports integrity issues, will examine “concerning themes” to emerge from information submitted to GNZ and Sport New Zealand’s interim complaints mechanism (ICM).

Review: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra with tenor Simon O’Neill and conductor Hamish McKeich

The second half gave us Prokofiev’s 1944 ‘Fifth Symphony’. While the ‘Sixth Symphony; is probably the finest of the seven he wrote, the ‘Fifth’ has always been the most popular. Given the turning of the tide for the Russian armies, and the general feeling of optimism, the buoyant nature of the work was greeted with […]