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Late Oscar-winning composer James Horner honored in 8-bit tribute

CineFix puts together a touching tribute to James Horner, the late composer behind such blockbuster films as "Titanic," "Aliens" and "Avatar," in its customary retro gaming style.

By July 1, 2015

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How many bricks does it take to make a Lego Oscar statuette?

Artist Nathan Sawaya chats with Crave about the Lego Oscar statuettes that stole the spotlight at this year's Academy Awards show.

By February 23, 2015

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Steve Wozniak stars in Cadillac's Oscars ad

Technically Incorrect: Apple co-founder, alongside "Boyhood" director Richard Linklater and others, is one of the heroes of Cadillac's latest attempt to make you think differently about it.

By February 22, 2015

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Apple's Oscars iPad ad is set to the tune of Martin Scorsese

Technically Incorrect: A new ad for the iPad -- and shot with an iPad -- features high schoolers making movies and the sound of a speech by movie director Martin Scorsese.

By February 22, 2015

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Backstage at the Oscars: Transforming the Dolby Theatre for the show

On a normal day, the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood is a movie theater, with the surrounding shopping complex overrun by tourists. It's hard to believe this is the home of the Oscars -- which makes the transformation even more impressive.

By February 21, 2015

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The tech it takes to put on the Oscars

Each year, the Oscars get a tech upgrade, especially in the area of sound. It's held at the Dolby Theatre, after all. What does it take to produce Hollywood's grandest awards show, watched by viewers around the world? CNET''s Kara Tsuboi takes you backstage.

By February 20, 2015

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'Lego Movie' snubbed for an Oscar, so director builds his own

Phil Lord has the best response to being left out of the running for best animated film, but "The Lego Movie" could still take home a statue for the super-catchy song "Everything is Awesome".

By January 15, 2015

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New 'Steve Jobs' trailer shows the three faces of Apple's co-founder

Michael Fassbender is in belligerent form in the new extended trailer for the keynote-focused biopic.

By July 1, 2015

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See the boy who lived, live in new play 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

The boy wizard takes centre stage next summer in a play from author J.K. Rowling, musician Imogen Heap and the people behind the stage adaptation of "Let the Right One In".

By June 26, 2015

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The eerie robots of 'Humans' hold a black mirror to our darkest fears

AMC and Channel 4's new TV show sees smiling, servile "synths" in every home... but is it them or us who should be feared?

By June 13, 2015