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MOVIES: James Franco talks The Disaster Artist

James and Dave Franco have finally starred in a film together after years of resistance from the younger brother. The duo talk to Laura Harding about why the time was right

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An ad campaign sent 21 miles above planet earth to promote the scenic locations where parts of the latest Star Wars film were shot

Star Wars is up, up and away as promotion billboard floats in space

Tourism chiefs in Ireland have launched a stratospheric ad campaign to highlight the island's key role in the latest Star Wars film.
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Owen Wilson as Nate Pullman, Jacob Tremblay as Auggie Pullman and Julia Roberts as Isabel Pullman in Wonder.

MOVIES: Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson talk new film Wonder

Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson play the parents of a child with a rare facial deformity in Wonder. Laura Harding meets the duo to talk about their own experiences as parents...

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Lancashire actress and Hollywood star Belle Chrystall

Lancashire's forgotten film star

Belle Chrystall was destined for stardom from the moment her parents blessed her with a name which sounded pure Hollywood. Local historian Keith Johnson looks back at the life of Lancashire's forgotten film star
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John Lithgow and Will Ferrell get festive in Daddys Home 2.

Cinema: Daddy’s coming home again for Christmas with an all star cast... you better watch out

Don’t mess with Mark Wahlberg in the run-up to Christmas. Misbehave and coal in your stocking will be the least of your problems.

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Balcony in the ABC Cinema, in Preston

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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