Isabelle Huppert wins Best Actress at France’s Cesar Awards

PARIS — Oscar nominee Isabelle Huppert won best actress at the 42nd Cesar Awards, the country’s top film prize. Out of 16th Cesar nominations, Huppert had only won once for her performance in Claude Chabrol’s “La Ceremonie.” Huppert has been on a laureled path since “Elle” competed at Cannes: she notably won the Golden Globe

Mahershala Ali Welcomes Daughter Bari Najma

Mahershala Ali is a dad! The Moonlight star and his wife Amatus Sami-Karim have welcomed their first child, a daughter, he announced on Instagram Friday. Baby Bari Najma Ali came into the world on Wednesday, Feb. 24. The newborn’s name is pronounced Bar-ee. Ali, 43, is expected to attend the Academy Awards Sunday, where he is nominated for Best Supporting Actor.

Oscars 2017 by the Numbers

The 89th Academy Awards take place this Sunday, a day expected to be dominated by awards darling “La La Land,” which has earned a record-tying 14 nominations. The Oscars have a long history of upsets and shocking moments though, so this weekend could have its share of surprises. Coming on the heels of the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, perhaps the most heartening aspect of 2017’s “Oscar numbers”

Patrick Stewart says he’s retiring from the ‘X-Men’ franchise

Patrick Stewart is retiring from the X-Men franchise. The actor says the new superhero film Logan (out March 3) will be the last time he plays the mutant leader, Professor Charles Xavier. Stewart made the announcement at a SiriusXM Town Hall where he appeared alongside Logan director and co-writer James Mangold and Stewart’s costar Hugh Jackman, who reconfirmed that the film will be his last appearance as Wolverine. “A week ago, Friday night …

First Unity-built cartoon proves the engine isn’t just for games

As the NBA's eSports league proves, video games are quickly becoming mainstream. Games are having a moment, and so are the tools used to make them. Case in point, the Unity game engine recently reached a big milestone. French animated show Mr. Carton…

Facebook’s mobile prodigy launches video charades game

show-tell Michael Sayman was just 17 when Facebook hired him, but he’d already built 5 apps. Now 7 years after his first launch, the Facebook product manager has just released Show & Tell, which turns selfies and visual communication into a game. You’re given an emotion to act out, you send the video to friends, and they try to guess what you’re feeling. “I made 4 Snaps about… Read More

POLL: Can You Predict Which of These 7 Moments Will Happen at the 2017 Oscars?

We’ve witnessed a lot go down at the Oscars overs the years, but can you predict what will happen this year?

‘RollerCoaster Tycoon’ finally goes 3D on mobile

With RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch, the beloved amusement park building series is moving beyond dated 2D graphics and into the modern world. It's strange to say this in 2017, but it's the first mobile version of the game to take advantage of 3D graphics…