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Biggest Announcements From E3

Each June, E3, or The Electronic Entertainment Expo, hosts game developers showing off their latest products. Here are this year’s most exciting announcements:

‘Star Wars’ Turns 40

When George Lucas’ Star Wars premiered in 1977, the movie quickly became a phenomenon. On its 40th anniversary, The Onion looks back on the franchise’s defining moments:

Ringo Starr Announces 26th Beatles Album With New Backing Band

‘Moonbeam Sunday’ Slated For Release On June 16

LONDON—Excitedly informing fans that the iconic pop group was back with more original music, Ringo Starr announced Tuesday that on June 16 he would be releasing a 26th Beatles album titled ‘Moonbeam Sunday’ with an all-new backing band.
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'Les Misérables' Takes Home Oscar For Most Sound

LOS ANGELES—Delivering on a season’s worth of awards buzz, the critically acclaimed musical Les Misérables was a big winner at the 85th annual Academy Awards last night after it took home the Oscar for Most Sound. “It’s incredibly humbling to accept this award for Most Sound on behalf of our cast and crew,” said director Tom Hooper of the film that also took home the Academy Awards for Best Sound Making and Biggest Sounds. “We are all very proud of the sounds in this film, and in a year filled with so many terrifically loud movies, we feel incredibly fortunate to be recognized.” In an additional coup for the film, Anne Hathaway’s portrayal of Fantine earned her awards for both Best Supporting Actress and Loudest Actress.

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