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Film review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (5 out of 5)

The question was always going to be, can this latest Star Wars movie maintain the impetus and enthusiasm that the Force Awakens built up?

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The cast belting out a number

Review: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the Hawth

When do I start getting that Christmas feeling? Normally it's after I have seen the Hawth panto.
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Deborah Parker, CEO of Cinema for All; David Saitch, award-winner and chairman of Hurst Village Cinema; and Danny Leigh, film journalist and BBC Film 2011/2/3/4/5/6 presenter

Hurst Village Cinema stalwart wins prestigious award

David Saitch, of Hurstpierpoint’s not-for-profit community cinema Hurst Village Cinema, has been awarded the Roebuck Cup at this year’s Cinema for All National Conference and Film Society of the Year Awards.

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GAPA pupils with the Vienna Festival Ballet Company

GAPA pupils perform with Vienna Festival Ballet at Chequer Mead

Pupils from the Gielgud Academy of Performing Arts (GAPA) performed with the Vienna Festival Ballet Company at the Chequer Mead Theatre, East Grinstead, during the 5pm and 8pm performances of Sleeping Beauty.

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Brakes

Film review: Brakes (3 out of 5)

Brakes has the interesting sub-title of ‘If you knew where it would end, would you ever begin?’

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Revealed: Britain’s favourite sitcom

Revealed: Britain’s favourite sitcom

Only Fools and Horses has been voted Britain’s best loved sitcom taking a staggering third of the votes, a survey has revealed.

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Lost in Paris

Film review: Lost in Paris (4 out of 5)

This relatively short (83 minutes), low budget, quirky movie is one of the funniest films I’ve had the pleasure of seeing this year.

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Concern over casting

Harry Potter fans split over new movie casting

The title and cast of the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them has officially been revealed by Warner Bros but fans of the wizarding franchise remain split over the casting of the new movie.

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Paddington 2

Film review: Paddington 2 (5 out of 5)

How do you improve on being the highest grossing independent family film of all time?

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Murder on the Orient Express

Film review: Murder on the Orient Express (3 out of 5)

Having watched the 1974 film of Murder on the Orient Express at the cinema and in 2010 seen David Suchet as Hercule Poirot on the small screen, the question inevitably was always going to be - how will Kenneth Branagh’s version be different?

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Thor: Ragnarok

Film review: Thor: Ragnarok (4 out of 5)

The team behind the Marvel franchise are clearly learning and adapting after each film.

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Tim Peake visiting the exhibition about him at the Novium Museum in Chichester earlier this year. Peter Langdown picture

COUNTY NEWS: Watch Amanda Holden’s gaffe asking Tim Peake about visiting the moon

TV presenter Amanda Holden was left red faced when she asked Sussex astronaut Tim Peake about visiting the moon.

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Stranger Things

Stranger Things quiz – refresh your knowledge before the show returns

The second season of Stranger Things is upon us (Friday October 27), and the heart, mystery and coming-of-age charm has been perfectly recaptured.

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Evil under the Sun

Christie’s classic whodunits released as a DVD box-set

As the latest version of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express is set to hit the big screen, four top film versions of the author’s work have been released as a box-set.

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DVD review: Getting Any? (3 out of 5)

DVD review: Getting Any? (3 out of 5)

A bizarre and over the top comedy by acclaimed director Takeshi Kitano from 1994 has been released on Bluray for the first time.

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Geostorm

Film review: Geostorm (3 out of 5)

Sometimes at the end of a tough week all you want to do is sit down and watch a film that demands little of you, apart from just watching it.

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Video: Paddington’s Pop-Up London uneiled ahead of latest movie

Paddington’s Pop-Up London was unveiled at London Bridge City by London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Paddington 2 filmmakers and cast members Hugh Bonneville, Simon Farnaby, Rosie Allison, Alexandra Ferguson-Derbyshire, Michael Bond’s daughter Karen Jankel and local school children.

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Belle de Jour

DVD review: Belle de Jour (3 out of 5)

One of the iconic movies from France in the 1960s has been given a facelift for its 50th birthday and is now out on DVD and BD.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi official trailer is released

Star Wars: The Last Jedi official trailer is released

The official trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been released - sending fans into a frenzy on social media.

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Netflix set to raise prices for UK users

Netflix set to raise prices for UK users

For the first time in two years online streaming giant, Netflix, has raised its monthly subscription prices for UK customers.

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