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Aardman Animations, home of Wallace and Gromit, names new boss

Image copyright Aardman Animations Image caption Sean Clarke has worked for Aardman for over 20 years Aardman Animations, famous for making the Wallace and Gromit films, has announced the successor to its long-standing managing director. Sean Clarke will replace David Sproxton who is standing down after 43 years. Mr Clarke has headed the Bristol-based studio’s […]

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Nick Carter gets restraining order against brother Aaron

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nick Carter (left) with brother Aaron in 2006 Backstreet Boy Nick Carter has been granted a temporary restraining order against younger brother Aaron after alleging he threatened to kill Nick’s pregnant wife. The singer, 39, said the legal move came “in light of Aaron’s increasingly alarming behaviour”. Aaron, 31, […]

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Criminal on Netflix: The restrictions of film and TV confined to one location

Image copyright Netflix Image caption David Tennant guest stars in the opening episode of Netflix’s Criminal Unusually for a crime drama, there are no car chases, shoot-outs, explosions, kidnappings or violent attacks in Netflix’s Criminal. Well, not on screen anyway. The series is set almost entirely in a police interview room, where suspects (played by […]

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Amazon launches HD music streaming

Image copyright AFP Image caption Taylor Swift’s music will be available in “Ultra HD” on the service from Tuesday Amazon Music has become the first of the “big three” streaming services to offer music in CD-quality audio. The service, which costs £5 more than a standard Amazon subscription, will also offer some albums in “Ultra […]