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A dark and twisted classic horror with live soundtrack

Tomorrow evening sees a wonderfully atmospheric event at Kino Teatr in St Leonards with the screening of a vintage German silent horror classic accompanied by an original live soundrack performed by Non-Blank.

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Operation Avalanche

DVD review: Operation Avalanche (4 out of 5)

One of the biggest conspiracy theories down the years has been that we never actually got to the Moon - it was all a big show put on so the USA could beat the Russians in the space race.

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Filming history of darkest hours

The 1916 film The Battle of the Somme is a compelling record of one of the key battles of WW1 and the first feature-length documentary about combat.

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Films to look out for

14 films to look forward to in 2017

From thrillers to comedies and superheroes, we have already been treated to some big releases this year.

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Beauty and the Beast

Film review: Beauty and the Beast (4 out of 5)

It seemed a strange idea of Disney’s to rummage through their treasured and much-loved back catalogue of animations and turn them in real-life versions.

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Pet

DVD review: Pet (3 out of 5)

Seth is a lonely man who works in an animal shelter, living a regimented boring life that has little going for it.

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Customers enjoying Bridget Jones's Baby at drive-in cinema at Tesco Extra SUS-170703-130152001

Free drive-in movie night at Hastings supermarket

A Hastings supermarket is offering people the chance to watch a film from their car for free in an American-style drive-in movie night.

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Viceroy's House

Film review: Viceroy’s House (4 out of 5)

Britain’s link with India lasted 300 years and ended in hundreds of thousands of deaths of men, women and children as long simmering resentment surfaced among rival factions.

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John Travolta (left) in Life on the Line

DVD review: Life on the Line (3 out of 5)

The work of the lineman is a very American phenomenon.

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Hidden Figures

Film review: Hidden Figures (4 out of 5)

It seems there have been quite a few movies ‘based on true events’ recently. Some have told a good tale, some have highlighted interesting events.

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Denial

Film review: Denial (4 out of 5)

It’s a tough act to create a movie out of a libel case that went on for weeks and the result of which is widely known.

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T2 Trainspotting

Film review: T2 Trainspotting (3 out of 5)

Back in 1996 Trainspotting hit the big screen with a vengeance.

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Dev Patel in Lion

FILM REVIEW: Lion (5 out of 5)

Saroo Brierley is a very lucky man. As this remarkable movie based on real events reveals, he could easily have been just another statistic, a vulnerable young child lost in a massive country that struggles to cope with poverty.

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USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

DVD REVIEW - USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (3 out of 5)

No doubt there are plenty of amazing second world war stories still to be given over to a movie.

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A Monster Calls

FILM REVIEW: A Monster Calls (4 out of 5)

The wealth of young acting talent in this country and elsewhere always amazes me.

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Collateral Beauty

Film review: Collateral Beauty (3 out of 5)

Reaction to this movie seems to have been quite extreme.

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Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood and the Great British Bake Off contestants

The BBC wins 2016

The Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board (Barb) has released the list of the top 40 highest-rated TV programmes of 2016 so far.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Film review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (5 out of 5)

As a spin-off from the original Star Wars series, you may think Rogue One might just be a pleasant distraction from the ongoing franchise.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Five things you need to know about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

There’s just days to go until the new Star Wars film hits UK cinemas - and the excitement among fans is palpable.

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Tom Hanks and Aaron Eckhart in Sully

Film review: Sully: Miracle on the Hudson (4 out of 5)

It’s always a tough ask - take a real-life incident that everyone knows about and try to keep up the tension for 90 or more minutes.

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