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    Bill & Ted Face the Music Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Bill & Ted Face the Music Movie Review
    Thirty years later and Bill & Ted are back to save the world with rock, although long term franchise fans will need some hardcore rose-tinted specs to view this as any kind of future-classic-in-the-making.  
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  • Movies & TV News

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    Chadwick Boseman, Marvel's Black Panther, dies aged 43

    by Andy Bassett
    Chadwick Boseman, Marvel's Black Panther, dies aged 43
    Chadwick Boseman, the 43 year old actor, who so memorably played Marvel’s King T’Challa in Black Panther, has died after a four year battle with colon cancer.  
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    Tenet Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Tenet Movie Review
    The jury's out on whether this will reignite the fire for cinemas, with Nolan's latest suitably epic and tremendously Bond in moments, but also painfully convoluted, and frustratingly obtuse, robbing viewers of a completely immersive, engaged ride, and sapping tension as a result.  
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  • Movies & TV Article

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    Tenet and the Return to Cinema

    by Cas Harlow
    Tenet and the Return to Cinema
    As Tenet makes its UK bow, Cas Harlow reflects on the long road that's brought us here, and the tough return to the Big Screen  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Tron 3 lands star and director for Disney

    by Andy Bassett
    Tron 3 lands star and director for Disney
    With Garth Davis recently announced as director, Jared Leto has now confirmed he will star in the next Tron movie as things appear to be gathering apace for the Disney project.  
  • Movies & TV Review

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    The Vigil Movie Review

    by Tom Davies
    The Vigil Movie Review
    Blumhouse rolls the dice with another first time writer/director in one of its more daring indie offerings, but doesn't quite roll a six. It rolls a 7. Out of 10. It's a D10.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Saint Frances Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Saint Frances Movie Review
    Gifted a last minute PVOD reprieve, this year's answer to The Florida Project now gets a full theatrical window, an impressive slice of honest drama, tackling weighty issues with a breezy attitude that belies its depth of understanding.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Proxima Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Proxima Movie Review
    Always intended to be one of the very first movies to welcome audiences back to the cinema, Proxima is a superb character study driven by a career high performance from Casino Royale's Eva Green.  
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  • Movies & TV News

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    Universal and AMC agree earlier VOD debut in US

    by Andy Bassett
    Universal and AMC agree earlier VOD debut in US
    Universal and AMC have entered into what could be a game changing agreement which will see the studio’s films make their way to video on demand services just 17 days after a theatrical bow.  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Tenet UK release confirmed as 26th August

    by Andy Bassett
    Tenet UK release confirmed as 26th August
    Christopher Nolan's Tenet now has a UK and international release date of 26th August but the US will have to wait until 3rd September.  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Tenet release pushed back again

    by Andy Bassett
    Tenet release pushed back again
    Having pushed back its seemingly inviolate initial release date to August 12th, this too has now fallen by the wayside as Tenet disappears from Warner Bros. release schedules.  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Movies preferred to TV shows during lockdown in UK

    by Andy Bassett
    Movies preferred to TV shows during lockdown in UK
    A wide ranging survey has revealed certain UK viewer’s habits during lockdown and it’s good news for Disney+ and movies in general, with some surprises topping the 'most anticipated' lists going forward.  
  • Movies & TV Review

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    Black Water: Abyss Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Black Water: Abyss Movie Review
    Even without Tenet, the cinemas are open, but if Black Water: Abyss is the measure of what we can expect, there's little reason to venture out.  
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  • Movies & TV News

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    Ennio Morricone: Legendary film composer dies aged 91

    by Andy Bassett
    Ennio Morricone: Legendary film composer dies aged 91
    Ennio Morricone, one of the film world’s most well known and respected composers, has died in Rome at the age of 91.  
  • Movies & TV Thread

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    What is the best and worst facial hair in movies?

    by Andy Bassett
    What is the best and worst facial hair in movies?
    From the Chin Curtain to the Soul Patch via the French Fork and the Coptash Standard, a dizzying array of character enhancing moustache, beard and sideburn combos have graced the screen and disgraced the wearers. What are some of the most memorable... and most egregious?  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Cineworld Cinemas to reopen by 10th July

    by Andy Bassett
    Cineworld Cinemas to reopen by 10th July
    After closing its doors on March 20th, UK based exhibitor Cineworld has announced its theatre chain in England will re-open on July 10th.  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Oscars and BAFTAs 2021 re-scheduled for April

    by Andy Bassett
    Oscars and BAFTAs 2021 re-scheduled for April
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has confirmed that the 93rd Academy Awards will move from the originally planned date of 28th February 2021 and will now take place on 25th April 2021.  
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    The Personal History of David Copperfield Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    The Personal History of David Copperfield Movie Review
    Armando Iannucci delivers another acquired taste of a production, turning his hand to the near-autobiographical Charles Dickens work and putting his own inimitable spin on it.  
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  • Movies & TV News

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    AMC Cinemas in UK and US set to re-open in July

    by Andy Bassett
    AMC Cinemas in UK and US set to re-open in July
    Following huge losses from the closure of its theatres due to the coronavirus pandemic, AMC Cinemas are set to re-open the majority of its cinemas across the globe in July.  
  • Movies & TV Review

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    Underwater Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Underwater Movie Review
    The increasingly impressive Kristen Stewart turns in a perfectly entertaining little B-movie riff on Pitch Black meets The Abyss.  
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  • Movies & TV News

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    Film festivals move online: We Are One starts 29th May

    by Andy Bassett
    Film festivals move online: We Are One starts 29th May
    Replacing a brace of cancelled film events, the We Are One: A Global Film Festival kicks off on the 29th May for a 10-day online experience.  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Oscars 2021 could be postponed

    by Andy Bassett
    Oscars 2021 could be postponed
    The first hints that the 2021 Oscars could be seriously impacted by a ravaged film release schedule have come out of Tinseltown, with reports that a delay is ‘likely’.  
  • Movies & TV Review

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    Amazon Prime's My Spy Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Amazon Prime's My Spy Movie Review
    A surprise last-minute 4K entry to the "Amazon Original" banner, Dave Bautista's My Spy proves a light but surprisingly fun and funny ode to Arnie's Kindergarten Cop that enjoys plenty of hilarious film references.  
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  • Movies & TV Thread

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    What's your favourite public bathroom scene in movie?

    by Andy Bassett
    What's your favourite public bathroom scene in movie?
    Gleaming white tiles to show off blood smears, rows of cubicles within which lurk unknown menaces, washbasin mirrors to reflect your haunted gaze… no wonder the latrine is a popular location for a significant scene. So, including facilities in hotels, airports, shopping malls, office blocks and the like, what’s your favourite scene set in a public bathroom?  
  • Movies & TV Review

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    The Assistant Movie Review

    by Kumari Tilakawardane
    The Assistant Movie Review
    A subtle drama that gets under the skin of the #MeToo movement.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Sea Fever Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Sea Fever Movie Review
    Irish Independent Cinema takes a shot at The Thing meets The Abyss in a surprisingly effective small scale horror that, remarkably, resonates rather strikingly during the current pandemic.  
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  • Movies & TV Thread

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    What's your favourite bridge scene in movie?

    by Andy Bassett
    What's your favourite bridge scene in movie?
    Building bridges... or burning them? What's your favourite bridge based movie or scene? Join in the conversation to see what others are suggesting and whether you agree with them  
  • Movies & TV News

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    Odeon cinemas ban Universal's movies

    by Andy Bassett
    Odeon cinemas ban Universal's movies
    UPDATED: In a war of words that is likely to escalate, AMC, the owners of Odeon cinemas around the world, has announced that it will no longer show Universal Studios’ movie releases. Now Cineworld joins the fray.  
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    Oscars 2021 grants streaming movies eligibility

    by Andy Bassett
    Oscars 2021 grants streaming movies eligibility
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced it will allow a film to premiere on a streaming service and still remain eligible for consideration for an Oscar.  
  • Movies & TV Review

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    Jojo Rabbit Movie Review

    by Kumari Tilakawardane
    Jojo Rabbit Movie Review
    Available now on Digital, Jojo Rabbit is easy to watch, light-hearted and whimsically enjoyable – perhaps a first for films about genocidal regimes.  
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  • Movies & TV Thread

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    What's your favourite elevator/lift movie or scene?

    by Andy Bassett
    What's your favourite elevator/lift movie or scene?
    A lift is the last place any of us want to be right now with social distancing in place. However, movies get plenty of mileage out of the space restrictions, windowless environment and creeping claustrophobia. So, what's the movie or scene that takes place in, on, above or below a lift/elevator that made an impression on you?  
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    Misbehaviour Movie Review

    by Tom Davies
    Misbehaviour Movie Review
    Keira Knightly, Jessie Buckley and Gugu Mbatha-Raw deliver a trio of powerful performances in this surprisingly intersectional exploration of both typical and atypical feminine aspirations.  
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    Sonic the Hedgehog Film Review

    by Tom Davies
    Sonic the Hedgehog Film Review
    Finally, you can catch that blasted hedgehog on streaming. But should you? Do you really want to? Surprisingly, those are probably questions with two different answers.  
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    The Rhythm Section Film Review

    by Cas Harlow
    The Rhythm Section Film Review
    Cursed with delays much like The Hunt, and production woes like The Professor and the Madman, this 2017 potential franchise starter flopped at the cinemas, but can it get its second wind on digital?  
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  • Movies & TV Article

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    Self-Isolation Top 10 Movie Franchises Part 2

    by Tom Davies
    Self-Isolation Top 10 Movie Franchises Part 2
    We're all still stuck inside until further notice, so let's continue our dive down the rabbit hole of genre franchises together.  
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    Vivarium Movie Review

    by Kumari Tilakawardane
    Vivarium Movie Review
    Being trapped at home? Not very relatable… Vivarium lands on a variety of streaming platforms to buy or rent and provides some excellent - and topical - Friday night lock-in entertainment.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Military Wives Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Military Wives Movie Review
    The true-life tale of the Military Wives band gets the Pitch Perfect treatment in this feel good drama that hits Early Access Premium Rental this week.  
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    Self-Isolation Top 10 Movie Franchises Part 1

    by Tom Davies
    Self-Isolation Top 10 Movie Franchises Part 1
    These post-apocalyptic times may be the perfect opportunity for a genre movie franchise party. Marathon these movies to bust those isolation blues.  
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    Emma Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Emma Movie Review
    Another Early Access Premium Rental, Emma lands on streaming, delivering a sharply satirical and whimsically witty reworking with The Witch's Anya Taylor-Joy on fabulous form.  
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    The Hunt Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    The Hunt Movie Review
    Released on Early Access Premium Rental, GLOW's Betty Gilpin has a mad blast channelling Jodie Comer in Killing Eve in this satirical action comedy horror Trump-trumping reworking of Hard Target / The Most Dangerous Game.  
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