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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: Marginally better than its supremely entertaining predecessor

Prodigal sons with tortured family histories repeatedly emerge from the panels of comic books with superhero destinies.

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Larry Lamb as Brian Reader, Phil Daniels as Danny Jones and David Calder as Terry Perkins.

Cinema: Diamond geezers bring strange but true heist story to the big screen

Two years after the Hatton Garden robbery and its OAP instigators captured the public’s imagination, the story has been brought to the big screen. Jeananne Craig meets the movie’s stars and director

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Undated Film Still Handout from The Belko Experiment

The Belko Experiment -Revels in the torture and suffering of a poorly served cast

Staff cuts and corporate headhunting are embraced with bloodthirsty and literal glee in The Belko Experiment.

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Gemma Arterton as Catrin Cole and Bill Nighy as Ambrose Hilliard

Their Finest - An exceedingly fine affair

It's tally ho and chocks away to a tumultuous period when upper lips were jolly stiff and women on the home front actively served the bomb-ravaged nation.

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Lily Collins as Marla Mabrey

Rules Don't Apply - If exhaustion doesn't grip audiences, boredom will

The madness that ensued at the culmination of the 89th Academy Awards, when Warren Beatty was handed the wrong envelope, is nothing compared to the haphazard plotting and direction of his first feature behind the camera since Bulworth in 1998.

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Charlotte Rampling as Veronica Ford and Jim Broadbent as Anthony 'Tony' Webster

The Sense of an Ending - Laced with gentle humour

We are all unreliable narrators of the past.

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Watch the first trailer of Stephen King's IT

Watch the first trailer of Stephen King's IT

The first trailer of the highly anticipated Stephen King cult horror classic IT has got everyone talking.
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Peter Kay and Sian Gibson star in Peter Kays Car Share

Share a few laughs at Vue Cleveleys cinema

Fans of Peter Kay’s Car Share who didn’t get tickets for the series two premiere event at the Blackpool Opera House rejoice.

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A screenshot from the adaptation of Wuthering Heights featuring Anchorsholme  actor Paul Eryk Atlas as Heathcliff

Paul’s reaching new Heights as an actor

Early last year, The Gazette interviewed an Anchorsholme actor, who had just been cast as Heathcliff in a new, independent movie of classic novel Wuthering Heights.

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Some of the students behind the Fylde Film Showcase at The Regent Cinema. They are (from left) Marina Farag, 22, from Blackpool, Jake MacRae, 22, from Bispham, Sam Mason, 23, from South Shore and Christian Roberts

Students launch film festival to showcase talent

Blackpool and The Fylde College students are planning a film festival to help showcase new talent.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

14 films to look forward to in 2017

We have already been treated to some big releases this year - but there's plenty more to come!
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Adam Mitchell

Child actor Adam enjoys day in the sun

A Baines’ School pupil has been given the life-changing opportunity to sing on a Disney film soundtrack.

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Tom Hiddleston stars in Kong: Skull Island.

Cinema: Tom’s creature feature is much more than just a monster movie

Tom Hiddleston is proving difficult to pin down. He’s just been asked whether he believes creatures such as the Loch Ness Monster really exist.
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Harris Museum in Preston. Photo: Donna Clifford

After the collapse of the Tithebarn project, Preston has got its mojo back!

Proud Preston has got its mojo back . . . and that’s official.

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Winter Gardens Film Festival

A unique experience of cinema at Opera House

Winter Gardens Film Festival, Opera House

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Director Peter Chelsom and wife Lyndsay McCracken

Blackpool director’s down to Earth with new movie

A Blackpool born film director who has worked on major Hollywood movies is set to return to our screens next month.

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Calamity Jane (1953) with Doris Day

Golden age of silver screen

The Winter Gardens will host its third annual film festival, this weekend, with a packed programme between tomorrow and Sunday.

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Undated Film Still Handout from Sing. Photo: PA Photo/Universal.

Sing: Achingly predictable

Creatures great and small pursue glittering dreams of musical stardom in Garth Jennings and Christophe Lourdelet's colour-saturated comedy.

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Ewen Bremner as Daniel 'Spud' Murphy, Ewan McGregor as Mark 'Rent Boy' Renton, Jonny Lee Miller as Simon 'Sick Boy' Williamson and Robert Carlyle as Francis 'Franco' Begbie

T2 Trainspotting: Choose T2 Trainspotting, with reservation

Choose life with nae regrets.

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Andrew Garfield as Desmond T. Doss

Hacksaw Ridge: A brutal, uncompromising assault on the senses

Director Mel Gibson returns, all guns blazing, with a riveting wartime drama based on the true story of Desmond Doss, who served with valour during the Second World War without having to fire a single bullet.

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