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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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T2 Trainspotting is set in the present day with the main characters

Choose mildly positive reviews: Trainspotting sequel wins over critics

Trainspotting's long-awaited sequel has won over most critics - although all agree it can never leave the same legacy as the original.
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Florence Griswold Museum

Explore art through film with Blackpool Odeon screenings

Exhibition On Screen will be bringing event cinema to Blackpool with two brand new films.

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Casey Affleck as Lee Chandler

Film review: Manchester By The Sea

Anguished silences between members of a fractured Massachusetts family speak volumes about the loss of a son in writer-director Kenneth Lonergan’s elegiac drama.

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Ryan Gosling as Sebastian Wilder and Emma Stone as Mia Dolan

Film review: La La Land

The frenzied expectation surrounding writer-director Damien Chazelle’s musical love story was deafening before La La Land won a record seven Golden Globe awards earlier this week.

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Sherlock:  Mycroft Holmes (MARK GATISS), Sherlock Holmes (BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH), Dr John Watson (MARTIN FREEMAN) - (C) Hartswood Films - Photographer: Todd Antony

Sherlock finale at Vue Cleveleys

The anticipated series four finale of BBC’s Sherlock will be broadcast live on the big screen at Vue Cleveleys.

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Vue to offer cheaper Monday tickets

Vue to offer cheaper Monday tickets

Vue cinema in Cleveleys will be offering £3.99 tickets, every Monday, starting next week.

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A scene from the new Wonder Woman

Pick of the flicks for new year

As the popcorn goes stale on another cinema-going year, film critic Damon Smith looks forward to the action-packed blockbusters, heartbreaking dramas, uproarious comedies and potential Oscar winners that will be lighting up the big screen over the next 12 months ...

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The big showbiz quiz

Big showbiz quiz 2016

From dancing politicians to showbiz bust-ups, 2016 has been a busy one in the world of celebrity.

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Carrie Fisher with author Alan Jenkins

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies days after heart attack aged 60

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher has died in hospital, days after suffering a heart attack on a transatlantic flight.
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