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Jack Nicholson's Joker costume to go up for auction

The hammer wielded by Chris Hemsworth's Thor and Jack Nicholson's Joker costume from Batman are among the pieces of movie memorabilia set to be sold at auction.

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Talitha Bateman as Janice.

Cinema: Annabelle: Creation - 'horror is a great example of why we all love to go to the movies...’

It’s been three years since horror fans were first introduced to Annabelle, and with a reputation to uphold, the demonic doll is now back to wreak devastation on more unsuspecting victims.

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Spice World is 20 years old

Girl Power: Take our Spice World quiz

As Spice World the film turns 20, we celebrate with a look back at the band that started it all.

Music
Bradley James (seated, centre) hopes to set up a film community on the Fylde coast.

Film director’s big hope for Fylde coast set stars

Film director Brad James wants to turn the Fylde coast into a new little Hollywood.

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Morecambe's past will be showin on the big screen.

Morecambe’s past shown on big screen

There will be three opportunities to take a wander down Morecambe’s Memory Lane soon, courtesy of The Dukes.

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The new leather recliner seats at Vue cineam at the Capitol Centre in Walton-le-Dale

PROJECT UPDATE: Refurbishment at Vue cinema Preston set to finish this month

Sit back and enjoy plush new leather seats at Vue cinema in Walton le Dale.

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Ethan Hawke, as Everett Lewis, and Sally Hawkins, as Maud Lewis.

Cinema: Oscar beckons once again for Sally Hawkins as she portrays artist in Maudie

You would expect someone of Sally Hawkins’s stature to be up-to-date with awards season gossip - but my news of her being tipped for Oscar success next year has come as quite a surprise.

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Robert Hardy (centre), star of All Creatures Great and Small and the Harry Potter films, who has died at the age of 91

Actor Robert Hardy dies aged 91

Harry Potter actor Robert Hardy has died at the age of 91, his family has said.

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Photo: David Hurst
Longridge Cinema owner Dorothy Williamson

Independent cinema up for sale as Dorothy, 81, decided to retire

One of Lancashire’s quirkiest cinemas is up for sale, as its 81-year-old owner has decided to retire.

Longridge
Preston outdoor cinema event to take place during August bank holiday weekend

Preston outdoor cinema event to take place during August bank holiday weekend

It sounds like the perfect way to spend a lazy bank holiday weekend – sitting in your favourite comfy bean-bag in front of a giant cinema screen in the middle of one our city’s parks.

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Zoe Kazan in The Big Sick.

Cinema AND Trailer: The Big Sick - Zoe Kazan Interview

While her writing and acting roles to date have far from gone unnoticed, it’s Zoe Kazan’s starring role in upcoming hit The Big Sick that’s really set to put her on the map. She chats to Gemma Dunn
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Daniel Craig as James Bond

James Bond creators announce plans for new film in 2019

James Bond will return to the big screen for a fresh instalment in 2019, creators have said.

Offbeat
Filming for the movie will star actress Maxine Peake

Wanted: ‘Miserable’ Northerners for massacre movie

It was one of the darkest days in Manchester’s history, when government troops armed with sabres and truncheons charged at a crowd of 60,000 peaceful protesters demanding reform of the parliamentary system.

Offbeat
Cars 3 is out now.

Cinema AND TRAILER - Cars 3: Even a cartoon car can face a mid-life crisis, discovers Owen

Owen Wilson is back in the driving seat for Cars 3, but both he and Lightning McQueen are feeling their age. The actor explains why getting older isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, but he’s still a big kid at heart.

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A scene from Jailhouse Rock. Picture by Ronald Grant Archive.

Elvis film screened at Lancaster theatre

There will be a rock and roll theme to the next Dukes film screening for people with dementia, their friends and family.

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Andy Serkis stars as Caesarin War For The Planet Of The Apes.

Cinema: Playing leader of the apes is tough in gripping story of winner takes all

Playing a young ape nearly killed him. Well, from a physical point of view, at least.
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The Chicago Blues Brothers

‘World’s favourite’ tribute show

An award-winning tribute to the Blues Brothers - hailed as the world’s favourite - comes to the Grand Theatre in the autumn.

Whats on
Tom Holland is on top of the world to be playing Spidey.

Cinema AND TRAILER: Spider-Man: Homecoming - New webslinger Tom is thrilled to be playing his childhood hero

It’s been a life-changing few years for British actor Tom Holland, but his star is set to reach new heights thanks to his casting as the new face of Marvel’s Spider-Man franchise. He talks to Gemma Dunn.
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Jacob Tremblay as Peter Carpenter, Jaeden Lieberher as Henry Carpenter and Naomi Watts as Susan Carpenter in The Book Of Henr.

Cinema AND TRAILER: The Book Of Henry - Director knows all too well the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune

Colin Trevorrow is a man in demand, but somewhere between Jurassic World and Star Wars: Episode IX, he’s managed to helm The Book Of Henry. The director chats to Susan Griffin.
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Kenny Baker with R2-D2

What would Kenny have made of this R2-D2?

A complete R2-D2 made from pieces salvaged from the Star Wars films by a British enthusiast has been sold for £1.8million.

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