Social realism

10 historic games for Assassin’s Creed fans

The Assassins Creed Games are masters in the art of incorporating real life story into their games while keeping them fun to play. They take a lot of liberties and add more fantastic elements, but that’s what makes it fun. RELATED: 10 Games You Didn’t Realize Were Spiritual Successors Of …

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Odipe takes the stage in Berlin

BERLIN – “The city stinks of death in its streets,” laments the chorus in Sophocles’s “Oedipus Rex”. Thebes is in the grip of a deadly plague. The king summons a prophet to guess the will of the gods, who accuses the monarch, “You are the damned polluter of this earth. …

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Gagarin is an ingenious and artisanal show

Newsletter: FT Weekend Get weekend inspiration with the best of life, arts and culture. Delivered every Saturday morning. In Gagarin’s opening moments, the view through a cheap telescope is Earthbound – of the scattered inhabitants of Cité Gagarine, a modernist slab of social housing in Ivry-sur-Seine, southeast of Paris. But …

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How “7 Prisoners” star Rodrigo Santoro “completely transforms” for human trafficking drama (video)

For his upcoming Netflix human trafficking drama, director Alexandre Moratto turned to Brazilian star Rodrigo Santoro to play the film’s menacing villain, Luca. But although Santoro does stand out in “Love, Actually,” “300,” “Westworld” and “Lost,” Moratto maintains that he is almost unrecognizable in this film. “Some people don’t even …

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This anime girl derby mobile game is invading Japan

Pretty Derby Uma Musume, which translates to “Horse Girl Pretty Derby, ” is a racing game inspired by real racehorses played by anime-style girls (yes, that’s… one thing). Sure, the concept may raise a few eyebrows, but the overwhelming popularity of this game is not to be mocked. Since its …

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