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Film review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (5 out of 5)

The question was always going to be, can this latest Star Wars movie maintain the impetus and enthusiasm that the Force Awakens built up?

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Video: Queen Mary 2 premiere for The Greatest Showman

Luxury cruise line Cunard and 20th Century Fox Film partnered to host the world premiere of “The Greatest Showman” on the greatest ocean liner, Queen Mary 2, while the ship was docked in New York today. This was the first time a Hollywood movie premiere took place on a passenger ship.

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Deborah Parker, CEO of Cinema for All; David Saitch, award-winner and chairman of Hurst Village Cinema; and Danny Leigh, film journalist and BBC Film 2011/2/3/4/5/6 presenter

Hurst Village Cinema stalwart wins prestigious award

David Saitch, of Hurstpierpoint’s not-for-profit community cinema Hurst Village Cinema, has been awarded the Roebuck Cup at this year’s Cinema for All National Conference and Film Society of the Year Awards.

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Brakes

Film review: Brakes (3 out of 5)

Brakes has the interesting sub-title of ‘If you knew where it would end, would you ever begin?’

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Revealed: Britain’s favourite sitcom

Revealed: Britain’s favourite sitcom

Only Fools and Horses has been voted Britain’s best loved sitcom taking a staggering third of the votes, a survey has revealed.

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Lost in Paris

Film review: Lost in Paris (4 out of 5)

This relatively short (83 minutes), low budget, quirky movie is one of the funniest films I’ve had the pleasure of seeing this year.

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Eve Best and Anne Reid

Oscar Wilde classic play live on the big screen

Oscar Wilde’s classic play A Woman of No Importance is being screened live from London to Cineworld Crawley on Tuesday November 28.

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Concern over casting

Harry Potter fans split over new movie casting

The title and cast of the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them has officially been revealed by Warner Bros but fans of the wizarding franchise remain split over the casting of the new movie.

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Paddington 2

Film review: Paddington 2 (5 out of 5)

How do you improve on being the highest grossing independent family film of all time?

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Mary Berry alongside the Duchess of Richmond and Gordon and her son the Duke, who both feature in the programme

VIDEO: Mary Berry films her new show at Goodwood

Baking idol Mary Berry explored the rich culinary history of the Goodwood Estate for her new BBC One programme.

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Among the films

Festival of films made by or featuring people with learning disabilities

Oska Bright Film Festival, the leading international festival of films made by or featuring people with learning disabilities, runs at The Old Market, Hove from Wednesday-Friday, November 15-17.

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Sir Michael Parkinson

REVIEW: An Evening With Sir Michael Parkinson, Chichester Festival Theatre

Just like his famous and much-loved TV chat show, An Evening With Michael Parkinson was not about the man himself.
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Murder on the Orient Express

Film review: Murder on the Orient Express (3 out of 5)

Having watched the 1974 film of Murder on the Orient Express at the cinema and in 2010 seen David Suchet as Hercule Poirot on the small screen, the question inevitably was always going to be - how will Kenneth Branagh’s version be different?

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Thor: Ragnarok

Film review: Thor: Ragnarok (4 out of 5)

The team behind the Marvel franchise are clearly learning and adapting after each film.

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Tim Peake visiting the exhibition about him at the Novium Museum in Chichester earlier this year. Peter Langdown picture

COUNTY NEWS: Watch Amanda Holden’s gaffe asking Tim Peake about visiting the moon

TV presenter Amanda Holden was left red faced when she asked Sussex astronaut Tim Peake about visiting the moon.

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Stranger Things

Stranger Things quiz – refresh your knowledge before the show returns

The second season of Stranger Things is upon us (Friday October 27), and the heart, mystery and coming-of-age charm has been perfectly recaptured.

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Evil under the Sun

Christie’s classic whodunits released as a DVD box-set

As the latest version of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express is set to hit the big screen, four top film versions of the author’s work have been released as a box-set.

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DVD review: Getting Any? (3 out of 5)

DVD review: Getting Any? (3 out of 5)

A bizarre and over the top comedy by acclaimed director Takeshi Kitano from 1994 has been released on Bluray for the first time.

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Geostorm

Film review: Geostorm (3 out of 5)

Sometimes at the end of a tough week all you want to do is sit down and watch a film that demands little of you, apart from just watching it.

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Video: Paddington’s Pop-Up London uneiled ahead of latest movie

Paddington’s Pop-Up London was unveiled at London Bridge City by London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Paddington 2 filmmakers and cast members Hugh Bonneville, Simon Farnaby, Rosie Allison, Alexandra Ferguson-Derbyshire, Michael Bond’s daughter Karen Jankel and local school children.

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