A gripping drama on immigration starring the lead of Pixar’s ‘Coco’ could be the sleeper Oscar contender of the fall

Gracie Films “Icebox” is the feature debut for director Daniel Sawka and is based on his award-winning short film that looks at the US immigration policy from the perspective of a migrant young boy trying to get to the US. The short film caught the attention of legendary director/producer James L. Brooks (“The Simpsons,” “Terms […]

Monster Hunter World review: Game of the Year contender hits PS4, Xbox One

Monster Hunter World may have been out for a while on PS4 and Xbox One, but it’s such a beast of a game that players are only just scratching the surface. Capcom delivered its first post-release monster update earlier this week, adding the mighty Deviljho alongside a brand new mission and items. There’s also the imminent […]

Finnis: ‘We plan to be a contender’

Video Finnis: ‘We plan to be a contender’1:15 AFL: The St Kilda Saints have a new sponsor and a new facility and CEO Matt Finnis believes the team is ready to take the next step. March 20th 2018 2 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/AFL/ AFL McLachlan on Tassie crisis1:55 March 20th 2018 3 hours […]

‘Hereditary’ Review: An Early Contender for the Best Horror Film of 2018 [Sundance]

Much like The Witch, another film distributed by indie powerhouse A24, the feature debut from writer/director Ari Aster (probably best known for his darkly comedic 2011 short The Strange Thing About the Johnsons) leaves open the possibility that you are not watching a horror movie but that you’re, instead, watching a horrific drama. While the […]

2018 Mazda 3 2.5L Automatic Sedan Tested: Still a Contender

– What It Is: Mazda’s aging, yet still excellent, compact 3 sedan. Also available as a hatchback, the attractive, fun-to-drive 3 earned a spot on our 10Best Cars list for several years after its most recent redesign. Although the 3 eventually ceded its position to newer models, Mazda’s incremental updates have helped the car defy […]

How a kid from Scranton became Senator, VP, and now a possible 2020 presidential contender

Mark Makela/Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden said on Monday that he is “not closing the door” on running for the Democratic ticket in the 2020 presidential election. He certainly has reason to be optimistic — throughout his eventful life and political career, Biden has overcome enormous obstacles to get to where he is […]

2018 Hyundai Accent Driven: A Pleasing Refinement of an Entry-Level Contender

– Since 1994 when it arrived, more than 1.2 million copies of the Hyundai Accent have been sold here in the United States, with the company gradually refining and improving its entry-level subcompact through four generations. While its exterior dimensions and price point pit it against the Toyota Yaris iA, the fifth-generation 2018 Accent’s 104 […]

Christmas Number One 2017: Guess which former talent show winner is a surprise contender?

Michelle McManus, who has maintained a strong career in Scotland since winning Pop Idol in 2003, has recorded a cover of We All Stand Together. She teams up with Britain’s Got Talent stars Choirs With Purpose on the track, which is out on November 24. “Well I’m delighted and honoured to announce that I am […]