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Horror Rediscovered On BFI Player

In 2010 the BFI published their Most Wanted list, a tantalising countdown of 75 British films classified as ‘missing, believed lost’. Of all these forgotten gems (which ranged from silent Hitchcock to ’60s pop), nothing e...
 
 
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Thunderbirds & Lost Laurel & Hardy At Southend Film Festival

Films from France, Brazil, Turkey and Japan reflect the eclectic nature of the festivals slate, while much-loved Hollywood and Ealing classics make welcome returns to the big screen.  However, rather than screening a big budget...

 
 
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Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Toys

One of the best things about a big summer tentpole movie is the opportunity to spend your hard earned cash buying miniature toy versions of your favourite characters. Guardians of The Galaxy Volume 2 is out on 28th April and Di...
 
 
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Five Stage To Screen Adaptations

Whether it’s a classic musical or a ground-breaking play, works written for the stage don’t always successfully translate to the big screen. Those that do, however, shine. To celebrate the release of one the most be...

 
 
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Fast & Furious Featurette

Fast on the heels of 2015’s Fast & Furious 7 – one of the fastest movies to make a worldwide box-office $1 billion – comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all...
 
 
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Going In Style Featurette

Oscar winners Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby), Michael Caine (The Cider House Rules) and Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine) team up as lifelong buddies Willie, Joe and Al, who decide to buck retirement and step off the stra...

 
 
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Dennis Quaid Talks Fortitude

What convinced you to join Fortitude for season two? Season one. It was a very easy yes to begin with. I wanted to be a part of this cast and a part of this world. It’s the kind of show that I like to watch. What aspect of the ...
 
 
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Viceroy’s House Featurette

Viceroy’s House in Delhi was the home of the British rulers of India. After 300 years, that rule was coming to an end.  For six months in 1947, Lord Mountbatten, great grandson of Queen Victoria, assumed the post of the last Vi...

 
 
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Kong Goes Ape In Epic Clips

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ Kong: Skull Island reimagines the origin of the mythic giant ape, King Kong, in a compelling, original adventure from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts.  In the film, a diverse team of e...
 
 
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La La Land Featurettes

Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Damien Chazelle, LA LA LAND tells the story of Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, and Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet i...