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The votes were tallied and today the nominations have been released. But voters of the Academy Awards have made some major oversights in the past.

Back to the Future Part II was set in 2015 – but how accurate was its vision? Nicholas Barber takes a look at how filmmakers tackle tomorrow’s world.

The HBO series Looking is one of the most revolutionary depictions of gay life ever on TV – that’s because it makes it totally ordinary, writes Keith Uhlich.

From pre-historic times to the present day, music has been constantly developing. BBC Culture picks eight moments that changed the course of its history.

Selma looks behind the iconic image to show Martin Luther King Jr as a canny political strategist. Critic Owen Gleiberman gives his verdict.

Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf falls out of copyright in Germany at the end of 2015. What will happen when authorities can no longer control its publication?

More than 60 years ago Marlon Brando epitomized cool with his motorcycle get-up in The Wild One. It’s a look that’s never gone out of style, writes Dylan Jones.

When the fourth series of the TV show begins, social media will light up with comments. Why does everyone seem to have an opinion? Lisa Schwarzbaum explains.

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