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Oscars 2020: South Korea’s Parasite makes history by winning best picture

Oscars 2020: South Korea’s Parasite makes history by winning best picture

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Media playback is unsupported on your device South Korean film Parasite has been named best picture at this year's Oscars, becoming the first non-English language film to take the top prize.Renee Zellweger won best actress for playing Judy Garland in Judy. Joaquin Phoenix was named best actor for Joker.Brad Pitt and Laura Dern scooped the supporting acting awards for their roles in Once Upon A Time in Hollywood and Marriage Story respectively.Parasite won four awards in total, while Sir Sam Mendes's 1917 took three.The World War One epic had been the favourite to win best picture, but its awards all came in the technical categories.Parasite in paradise Parasite's Bong Joon-ho beat Sir Sam to the p...
Oscars 2020: Parasite makes history as it wins best picture

Oscars 2020: Parasite makes history as it wins best picture

Entertainment
South Korean film Parasite has made history by becoming the first foreign language film to take the top prize at the Oscars.Bong Joon-ho's subtitled black comedy was the most successful film of the night, taking home four Oscars in total. Image: Bong Joon-ho's Parasite has topped the winners list at this year's Oscars It is a watershed moment for the Academy Awards, which has never seen a non-English language film win best picture.It is also the first ever Korean film to take home an Oscar.While many expected Sam Mendes' wartime epic 1917 would nab the prize, it was the word-of-mouth box office smash that took home the statuette on the night. Advertisement ...
The best space images of 2019

The best space images of 2019

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With some blockbuster space missions underway, 2019 saw some amazing images beamed back to Earth from around the Solar System. Meanwhile, some of our most powerful telescopes were trained on the Universe's most fascinating targets. Here are a few of the best.Up in the clouds Nasa's Juno spacecraft has been sending back stunning images of Jupiter's clouds since it arrived in orbit around the giant planet in 2016. This amazing, colour-enhanced view shows patterns that look like they were created by paper marbling. The picture was compiled from four separate images taken by the spacecraft on 29 May. At the time, Juno was making a close pass of the fifth world from the Sun, approaching to between 18,600km (11,600 miles) and 8,600km (5,400 miles) of the swirlin...
The best science long reads of 2019

The best science long reads of 2019

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From the search for new dinosaur skeletons in the "Badlands" of Wyoming, to the push to return humans to the Moon for the first time since 1972, here's a festive selection of the best science and environment long reads published by the BBC this year.Mission Jurassic: Searching for dinosaur bones By Jonathan Amos This year, a team of scientists began an audacious dinosaur hunt.They have started to excavate a square mile (260 hectares) of land at a secret location in the "Badlands" of Wyoming - and have already discovered a treasure trove of bones. The researchers hope it will give them an unprecedented understanding of the dinosaurs that lived 150m years ago, and could help to solve the mystery of how these Jurassic beasts grew so huge. Read the feature ...
Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade, including stunning Arsenal, Aston Villa and Leicester strips

Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade, including stunning Arsenal, Aston Villa and Leicester strips

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As the second decade of the second Millennium draws to a close, the Premier League remains the most watched division of football in the world. The action in the English top flight draws the highest global audience and has the most live coverage of all European leagues. Naturally, teams want to ensure they are kitted out in the best strips possible to look the part for the cameras. Nike Chelsea have had some sharp looks in the past decade Since the Premier League’s inception in 1992, fans have witnessed some truly abominable strips over the years. Whether it’s Liverpool’s away strip from 2014 or Chelsea’s Coors light grey and orange catastrophe, there have been some shockers over the years. However, every now and then a football kit is just so nice th