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COUNTY NEWS: Dad takes on TV challenge in memory of brave soldier son

A father whose son was killed in Afghanistan has told how his time on a Special Forces TV show has been a positive way of coming to terms with his loss.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Film review: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (4 out of 5)

These days you can pretty much guarantee what you’ll get when you see the name Tom Cruise in the cast list of a movie.

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Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Film review: Hunt for the Wilderpeople (5 out of 5)

When we look back at the movies for 2016, the massive blockbusters will probably be foremost in our minds, thanks to all the massive publicity and excitement with their release.

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Beck with his boss and new sidekick

DVD review: Beck – The Series Volume 2 (3 out of 5)

My first encounter with Beck, the Swedish TV detective, involved a rather preposterous storyline suggesting a detective single-handedly fought off a gang of tooled-up bikers.

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Marathon swim

Mariam Saleh Binladen completes assisted Channel swim for Syrian refugees

Mariam Saleh Binladen has become the first person from Saudi Arabia to make a solo assisted crossing of the English Channel, the world’s most celebrated open water swim.

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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Film review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (4 out of 5)

One thing you can be certain of with a Tim Burton movie and that is the unexpected.

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Sisters with murder on their mind

DVD review: The Out-Laws (4 out of 5)

Your sister marries the most obnoxious man ever and you and your siblings each have reasons to want to see him off.

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Boots and Luna from Bognor Regis star in a television advert

Starring role for Bognor dogs

Two dogs from Bognor Regis star in a television advert featured before primetime ITV show Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs.

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Bridget Jones's Baby

Film review: Bridget Jones’s Baby (4 out of 5)

There is a train of thought that says there are movies just for women and ones just for men.

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Women On the Verge Of A Nervous breakdown

DVD review: The Almodovar Collection (5 out of 5)

Asked to name our favourite film directors, many of us would plump for the likes of Spielberg, JJ Abrams, Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan.

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Film review: Ben-Hur (3 out of 5)

It takes some courage to tackle what is widely regarded as one of the all-time classics.

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The Border

DVD review: The Border

With migration such a topical issue, it’s a brave move to release a series based on a border patrol unit working on a key human trafficking area connecting Poland and Ukraine.

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Sausage Party

Film review: Sausage Party (2 out of 5)

If ever there was a movie that will split an audience then this is certainly it.

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Golden Years

DVD review: Golden years (3 out of 5)

There’s nothing quite like a gentle British comedy.

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Film review: Cell (3 out of 5)

Most of us have a mobile phone. We use it every day to keep in touch with work, friends and family and find out what’s going on in the world.

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Swallows and Amazons

Film review: Swallows and Amazons (3 out of 5)

Swallows and Amazons was one of those children’s books that always seemed to me to be of its time.

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GBBO's 2016 contestants gather in the baking tent (Picture: BBC)

Great British Bake Off contestants revealed

The latest batch of amateur bakers have been revealed who will be aiming to take the coveted prize of 2016 The Great British Bake Off winner.

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5 real-life uses for the Jedi mind trick. Photo: Shutterstock

Star Wars trailer and 5 real-life uses for the Jedi mind trick

When the first Star Wars movie, Episode IV - A New Hope, hit cinema screens in 1977 audiences were blown away by the space opera’s visual effects and the rich, vibrant universe.

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The Beatles. Photo: Shutterstock

How well do you know your Beatles lyrics?

Next month sees the release of a new Beatles documentary, directed by Oscar winner Ron Howard.

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Eddie the Eagle

DVD review: Eddie the Eagle (3 out of 5)

The story of Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards is remarkable and one that was just crying out for a movie.

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