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Cinema and TRAILER: Keaton brings the common touch to the Heath in tale of London life

As Diane Keaton returns to the big screen in Hampstead, she talks to Kate Whiting about playing a fish out of water, and why she never married any of her famous beaus

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Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis in The Mummy.

Cinema and TRAILER: Launching the brand new Dark Universe with a twist on a classic

For the first time, The Mummy will be played by a woman. Co-stars Sofia Boutella and Annabelle Wallis talk to Susan Griffin about breaking down stereotypes and working with Tom Cruise

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Rachel Weisz as Rachel and Sam Claflin as Philip in My Cousin Rachel.

Cinema and TRAILER: Less talking and more doing is the Weisz way of working in film

The growing movement of women in Hollywood is top on Rachel Weisz’s agenda and the actress is taking matters into her own hands. She tells Gemma Dunn why it’s important to lead by example

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The villainous Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem) faces Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush).

Cinema and TRAILER: Mucking about on the high seas is nothing to complain about

Despite early-morning call times and lengthy make-up stints, you’re unlikely to catch actor Javier Bardem moaning on set. He tells Gemma Dunn that being grounded is all about surrounding yourself with the right people

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Nicholas Brendon

News that will slay all true Buffy fans

Buffy fans are in for a huge treat later this year when US actor Nicholas Brendon is the star attraction at the annual Preston Comic Con at the Guild Hall.

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Charlie Hunnam IS King Arthur.

Cinema AND TRAILER: An old legend gets a new spin but it’s all about the ‘rhythm’...

After much hype, Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur is set for release. The director, and leading man Charlie Hunnam, talk to Susan Griffin about rules, rebelling and finding one’s rhythm
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Julian Barratt (left)

Mindhorn: A potty-mouthed escape from dreary reality

Seeing the truth is easy when you have robotic vision in director Sean Foley's loopy lark based around a fictitious 1980s TV detective show - catchphrase "It's truth time!" - best described as The Six Million Dollar Man meets Bergerac on the Isle of Man.

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Star-Lord/Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) and Drax (Dave Bautista)

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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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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