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Film review: Maudie (5 out of 5)

If I had access to the film awards for this year I’d hand over all the best actress ones to Sally Hawkins right now.

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Sir John

Memories of the late, great John Hurt

Don Boyd is specific: it is a very personal view of the late John Hurt he will be offering at this year’s Chichester International Film Festival.

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Pooch Hall as Muhammed Ali and Liev Schreiber in The Bleeder

DVD review: The Bleeder (3 out of 5)

There have been a couple of good boxing movies out so far this year, providing a fascinating insight to real-life characters.

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Spice Girls

Spice Girls comeback comes to Brighton - so try our Spice Quiz

A big screen showing of Spice World The Movie comes to the Odeon Brighton for two special showings next month.

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Film review: The Ghoul (3 out of 5)

A film that looks at the frailty of the human mind can be fraught with dangers, such as simplifying a highly complex concept.

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DVD review: Spaceship (3 out of 5)

Do you enjoy films that have clear plots, a definite beginning and a conclusive end? Well, this may not be for you.

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Kerry Brown. Armie Hammer as Ord, Brie Larson as Justine, Cillian Murphy as Chris, Sam Riley as Stevo and Michael Smiley as Frank in Free Fire

DVD review: Free Fire (5 out of 5)

Director Ben Wheatley has become one of the most exciting directors over a remarkably short time - just eight years.

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Roger

Chichester International Film Festival gets ready to open

Last summer, the Chichester International Film Festival marked its first 25 years in style – the perfect platform on which to continue to build this year.

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Film review: Dunkirk (5 out of 5)

Film review: Dunkirk (5 out of 5)

I saw a comment earlier in the week along the lines that Christopher Nolan has reinvented the war movie - and that sums up Dunkirk for me.

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Do you know someone whose home needs a makeover?

Do you know someone whose home needs a makeover?

A daytime interior design show is looking for new people to take part in the next season.

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Public Enemy is out on DVD

DVD review: Public Enemy (4 out of 5)

A dangerous child murderer is released on parole to the custody of monks at an abbey in Belgium – and guess what?

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Fran�ois Cluzet in Scribe

Film review: Scribe (4 out of 5)

The French do seem to have a knack of coming up with excellent tense thrillers that rely on characters and dialogue rather than special effects.

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Origin Wars

DVD review: Origin Wars (3 out of 5)

Surprisingly, there haven’t been that many movies that stake a claim from the outset for a franchise.

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Would you like to take part in the next MasterChef?

Contestants wanted for BBC’s amateur MasterChef

The BBC is on the lookout for the next amateur MasterChef champion.

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Michael Caine in The Italian Job

Revealed: the best British film of all time

The Italian Job has been named the greatest British film ever made.

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Luis Gnecco as Pablo Neruda

DVD review: Neruda (4 out of 5)

It’s three years after the Second World War and Chile has joined the anti-communist sentiment that pervaded large parts of the world at the time.

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Spider-Man: Homecoming

Film review: Spider-Man: Homecoming (4 out of 5)

The big question was always would this Spider-Man be third time lucky?

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Despicable Me 3

Film review: Despicable Me 3 (4 out of 5)

The Despicable Me franchise has been a well planned trio of animated films.

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Brian Cox as Churchill

Film review: Churchill (3 out of 5)

There have been several dramas attempting to get under the skin of the man who became the figurehead for Britain’s survival during World War II.

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Josh Helman and Michael Bisping in My Name is Lenny. Photo: Rob Youngson

DVD review: My Name is Lenny (4 out of 5)

Everyone loves a character and Lenny McLean was certainly larger than life.

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