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Day a Hollywood star put Preston on the silver screen

Jessica Hay looks back at the star-studded day when Preston threw open its doors to the what was heralded the most technically advanced cinema in the country
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(Back to camera) Garrett Hedlund as Jamie McAllan. (Front of cart) Mary J. Blige as Florence Jackson (also inset)  and Rob Morgan as Hap Jackson.

Movies And TRAILER: Mary J Blige talks Mudbound

As Mary J Blige took on the acting role of a lifetime in new Netflix movie Mudbound, her personal life was falling apart. She talks to Laura Harding about channelling all that pain into her performance

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Sir Kenneth Branagh directs and stars in Murder On The Orient Express.

Cinema AND TRAILER: Murder On The Orient Express cast interview

Sir Kenneth Branagh has recruited an A-list cast for the retelling of Agatha Christie’s classic mystery Murder On The Orient Express. The stars talk to Laura Harding about the adaptation...

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Armie Hammer and Timothee Chalamet in Call Me By Your Name.

Cinema AND TRAILER: Call Me By Your Name - Armie Hammer interview

Armie Hammer and Timothee Chalamet tell a touching story of gay romance in Call Me By Your Name. The Oscar-tipped actors tell Laura Harding about facing their fears and striking the perfect balance.

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Capturing the magic in A Night Of Dirty Dancing

Film fans set for the time of their lives with tribute night

The ‘passion, romance and joy’ of one of the classic cult films of the 80s will come to Blackpool in a one-night special next month.

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Gerard Butler in Geostorm

Cinema AND TRAILER: Gerard Butler on Geostorm

Gerard Butler is used to being an action man but a motorbike accident has left him temporarily out of commission. He chats to Laura Harding about bumps in the road and his new film Geostorm

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Steve Buscemi as Nikita Khrushchev, Jeffrey Tambor as Georgy Malenkov, Adrian McLoughlin as Joseph Stalin, Dermot Crowley as Lazat Kaganovich, Paul Chahidi as Nikolai Bulganin, Paul Whitehouse as Anastas Mikoyan and Simon Russell Beale as Lavrentiy Beria.

Cinema and TRAILER: The Death Of Stalin - cast and director interview

Soviet Russia in the 1950s isn’t the first topic that springs to mind when you think of comedy. The cast and director of The Death of Stalin tell us about treading the line between funny and tragic

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Some slogans are as famous as the films

What is the best ever film slogan?

To mark the release of the Radio Times Guide to Films 2018, the magazine has launched a poll to find the nation's favourite film slogan.

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Rebecca Ferguson and Michael Fassbender star in The Snowman.

Cinema AND TRAILER: The Snowman - Rebecca Ferguson interview

Rebecca Ferguson takes a break from the Mission Impossible world to star opposite Michael Fassbender in crime thriller The Snowman, based on the Jo Nesbo book. She talks to Laura Harding...

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WATCH: Star Wars: The Last Jedi - latest trailer in the saga is released

The trailer for latest episode in the Star Wars saga was released in the early hours of Tuesday morning in the UK and fans could hardly contain their excitement.

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Ryan Gosling, as Agent K, and Harrison Ford, as Rick Deckard.

Cinema: Harrison Ford makes his long-awaited Blade Runner return with unlikely partner Ryan Gosling

If you were to accidentally end up on the receiving end of a punch from Harrison Ford, you might get a glass of Scotch in compensation. Not a bottle, just a glass. It was probably your own fault anyway.

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A son is left with no choice but to embark on a journey with his father to Varanasi in Hotel Salvation.

Season of Indian cinema

October sees an Indian indie film season at Lancaster’s Dukes cinema.
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Domhnall Gleeson, as Alan Milne, and Margot Robbie, as Daphne Milne

CINEMA AND TRAILER: Goodbye Christopher Robin - Margot Robbie interview

Margot Robbie and Domhnall Gleeson play the parents of real-life Christopher Robin in a new film about the origins of AA Milne’s books about Winnie The Pooh. They chat to Laura Harding...
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Taron Egerton as Eggsy, Colin Firth as Harry Hart and Pedro Pascal as Jack Daniels.

Cinema AND TRAILER: Kingsman - The Golden Circle, Colin Firth interview

In Kingsman: The Secret Service, Colin Firth’s spy Harry Hart was left for dead, but somehow the actor is alive and kicking and back for a sequel. He talks to Laura Harding about ageing and being an unlikely action hero

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Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman in The Railway Man

You'll never guess the most common word in British film titles

Man is the most common word in British film titles, new research has revealed.

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What the old Odeon cinema looks like today

Inside Preston’s old Odeon cinema

Abandoned farm houses, tractor graveyards, and derelict cinema houses...these are just three of the locations a Lancashire urban explorer is giving the public an insight in to through his expeditions.

Preston City Centre
Michael Keaton in American Assassin.

Cinema AND TRAILER: American Assassin - Michael Keaton and Dylan O'Brien interviews

American Assassin follows super-agent Mitch Rapp – and his trainer Stan Hurley – as he joins the most deeply concealed network within the CIA. Stars Michael Keaton and Dylan O’Brien talk to Georgia Humphreys

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Josh OConnor as Johnny Saxby and Alec Secareanu as Gheorghe Ionescu.

Cinema AND TRAILER: God's Own Country Josh O'Connor interview

Josh O’Connor stars in God’s Own Country, a small, indie film with big themes. He talks to Georgia Humphreys about its comparisons with Brokeback Mountain and how it’s a world away from his role in The Durrells

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Bill Skarsgard Pennywise in It

Preston cinemas to screen 'It' at midnight on Friday

Almost 30 years on from the TV series that terrified audiences, the long awaited big-screen adaptation of Stephen King's It is set to terrify audiences in Preston.
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R2-D2, Chewbacca, and C-3PO are among those that will appear on the collection.

Star Wars stamps released to mark latest movie

A special edition set of Star Wars stamps will be released to mark the latest movie in the sci-fi series.

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