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Film review: Pirates Of The Carribean: Salazar’s Revenge (3 out of 5)

I watched this latest movie in the ‘Pirates...’ franchise under the impression that it would be the final one - it seems I was probably wrong.

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Roger Moore pictured in September 1984 during the filming of A View To A Kill

Sir Roger Moore’s memorable James Bond lines

Former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore has died in Switzerland at the age of 89 after a short battle with cancer, his family has announced.

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Charlie Hunnam in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Film review - King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (4 out of 5)

I like Guy Ritchie’s direction. His, comparatively, short list of films tend to have similar techniques that set him aside.

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IN PICTURES: DIY SOS the Big Reveal

The hero volunteers who have transformed a home in just nine days got to see what their hard work will mean to the family who live there at the DIY SOS ‘Big Reveal’.

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Glenys Jacques, Rebecca Marshall and son Omeros try out the new seats at the Electric Palace Cinema SUS-170905-114600001

Hastings cinema’s electrifying new seats

The Electric Palace Cinema in Hastings Old Town has been transformed thanks to a local initiative that resulted in the installation of 48 stunning 1930s gold chairs.

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Salvage Hunters

Salvage Hunters comes to Sussex – and its producers need your help

Producers behind the popular TV show Salvage Hunters are on the hunt for quirky finds ahead of the show coming to Sussex.

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Alien: Covenant

Film review: Alien: Covenant (3 out of 5)

It seems to me that since the first Alien movie hit the big screen back in 1979, the franchise has been frantically searching for the magic formula that made the first film such an amazing success.

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DIY SOS VIDEO: Nick Knowles determined to ‘make a mum a mum again’

The transformation of a disabled mum’s home is now well underway.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Film review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (5 out of 5)

It’s safe to say there were a few confused faces when, after several successful superhero movies, Marvel announced they were turning to one of their more obscure comic series.

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Their Finest

Film review: Their Finest (4 out of 5)

It’s always good to see a movie that has a real feel for the period, not only with props etc but the attitudes and general way of life.

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COUNTY NEWS: Traders answer DIY SOS for Sussex family

Hit TV show DIY SOS has been ‘absolutely inundated’ with offers from trades people across Sussex to help transform a family’s home.

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Swiss Army Man

DVD review: Swiss Army Man (4 out of 5)

Confession time. I’m not a great fan of Daniel Radcliffe.

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Anne Heche and Sandra Oh on Catfight

DVD review: Catfight (4 out of 5)

Perhaps one of the best aspects of this very dark comedy is that women are central to the movie.

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The Lost City of Z

FILM REVIEW: The Lost City of Z (3 out of 5)

If you come to this film thinking it’s going to be all action and Indiana Jones-type excitement you’ll be in for a surprise.

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Rosencrantz and Gildenstern Are Dead - NT Live SUS-171104-153114001

The best of British theatre brought right to our door

Billie Piper won an Olivier Award for Best Actress for Yerma just as the De La Warr Pavilion announced that local audiences will be able to see her performance in a live broadcast on Thursday September 14.

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Shaun the Sheep: Spoilsport

DVD review: Shaun the Sheep: Spoilsport (4 out of 5)

For fans of Shaun the Sheep this compilation of ten stories from series 5 will be very welcome news.

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Realm of the Damned

DVD review: Realm of the Dead (3 out of 5)

The amount of comic book characters that have been portrayed by actors on screen has grown enormously in recent years.

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Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo

DVD review: Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo (5 out of 5)

There have been plenty of documentaries and films about the 1960s and 70s American Apollo space programme.

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Another Mother's Son

FILM REVIEW: Another Mother’s Son (3 out of 5)

The Channel Islands were the only British territories to be occupied by the Germans in the Second World War.

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The Battle of Somme. Image courtesy of the Imperial War Museum SUS-170331-153134001

The horror of the Somme on film and set to music

The First World War is coming to St Mary in the Castle in Hastings.

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