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Odette

This year, StudioCanal continues their run of British war film re-releases with a spectacular, 4k 16-bit restoration of the true-life tale of French-born war heroine, Odette Sansom.  Leaving behind her three young daughters and...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Kind Hearts & Coronets

Kind Hearts & Coronets is often cited as the perfect Ealing Comedy but it’s also the most atypical. Director Robert Hamer, who co-wrote much of the script, expressed his intention to make a film “not noticeably similar to a...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Game Of Thrones Goes Back To Source

Now that the series has ended, fans can revisit the world of Game Of Thrones, where it all began—in book form. And thanks to The Folio Society, they can enjoy it all in the sort of fine style that Tyrion would have loved. Folio...
 
 
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I Was Monty’s Double

Arguably no-one made better war films than the British in that golden era, in the 50s and 60s, when the UK still had vibrant movie industry who were willing tell stories about more than posh folk or East End gangsters. Neither ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a film that surprises and delights in equal measure. Although, on paper, a crime-caper of sorts, this true-life tale of literary forgery is actually much, much more. It’s a film about friendship, and...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

The Lego Movie managed that rare feat of being funny enough to keep the kids entertained and subversive enough to make the adults chuckle. Any sequel was always going to have its work cut out, and The Lego Movie 2 doesn’t quite...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Manga Madness At The British Museum

The CITI Manga exhibition is held in the Sainsbury Exhibition Galleries from 23 May to 26 August 2018 and links contemporary examples of manga and digital forms of anime to their historical roots. Incorporating both domestic Ja...
 
 
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LEGO Movie 2 Cameos

The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part included appearances from some pretty famous faces, but did you spot them all? Well don’t worry because we’ve got you covered! To celebrate the release of The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part on D...

 
 
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The Secret Life of Pets 2

The problem with any sequel is that it’s rarely as good as the film that it’s trying to ape. Film-makers have to decide from the get-go, whether they want to give audiences something new or more of the same—only louder, showier...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Hit Series Gets The Folio Treatment

If you’re a fan of Epix’s dark-comedy Get Shorty—which has just been renewed for a third season—then the Folio Society’s new edition of Elmore Leonard’s crime-aper is sure to hit the spot. While the 1995 film, staring John Trav...