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Ridley Scott: A Retrospective

This October, Thames & Hudson will be releasing The Christmas Coffee-Table Book for Film Lovers. Running to 240 pages, with over 200 full-colour photographs, Ridley Scott: A Retrospective is a fittingly epic volume to mark ...
 
 
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Coogan’s Bluff

With a back catalogue that includes seminal Spaghetti Westerns such as A Fistful Of Dollars and gritty dramas like Play Misty For Me, it’s perhaps no surprise that Coogan’s Bluff tends to get lost amongst Clint Eastwood’s large...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Time To Act Celebrates Stars of Screen & Stage

In these uncertain times, many of us are missing the ‘live’ experience… and whether those thrills come in the form of a stage show, a convention, or just visiting the cinema with friends for that midnight premiere… Simon Annand...
 
 
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Waterworld

In a future where Earth is covered with water, the human race struggles to survive on dilapidated boats and makeshift floating cities. Seeking clues to the whereabouts of the mythical Dryland, Deacon (Dennis Hopper) attacks the...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Twins

Think about Arnie and the films that spring to mind are probably the big action blockbusters such as Predator, Terminator, and Commando. Yet, Arnie made more money from Twins than he did from any other film.  Grossing $216 mill...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Junior

Mystery Science Theater 3000 host Michael J. Nelson called Junior “the second-worst comedy ever made”. Famed film reviewer Roger Ebert disagreed, saying “I know this sounds odd, but Schwarzenegger is perfect for the...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Monkey: The Complete Series

“In the worlds before Monkey, primal chaos reigned. Heaven sought order. But the Phoenix can fly only when it’s feathers are grown. The four worlds formed again and yet again, as endless aeons wheeled and passed. Time and the p...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life

The Meaning of Life was the last full-length Monty Python film before the untimely death of Graham Chapman in 1989. And, in may ways, it’s a return to their roots. Unlike The Holy Grail and The Life of Brian, which both had fai...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Raindance Goes Online

Gritty, edgy, downbeat and gloomy? No thanks, not in 2020!  This year, Raindance celebrates the power of cinema to transform our emotions, to help us escape and to take us on an emotional journey far away from the here and now....
 
 
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Maroc 7

Maroc 7 is a curious beast. Cyd Charisse doesn’t dance. Comedy icon Leslie Phillips plays a psychopathic ex-con. And Denholm Elliott puts in a deliciously nuianced performance which proves that all those directors who hired him...