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Underrated Movies And Their Lessons

As popular and prolific as the film industry is today, it’s only natural that there are some movies that would slip beneath notice and avoid the success which they deserve. In this case, we want to look at those films whi...
 
 
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Roy Budd’s Phantom Returns

· Roy Budd’s score to Rupert Julian’s 1925 silent film version of The Phantom at the Opera for one-night only at the Barbican 18 March 2019. · Only the second ever performance of one of the late all-time great British musicians...

 
 
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Best Vigilante Films

Fighting crime and taking the law into their own hands… vigilantes are some of the most kick-ass characters in film. To celebrate the release of action-packed Robin Hood, arriving in cinemas November 21st, we’re taking a ...
 
 
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Back To The Beginning: Harley Quinn

DC Comics Novels – Harley Quinn: Mad Love takes it back to where it all began.  Inspired by the 1994 graphic novel, Mad Love, and featuring Harley as she first appeared in 1992’s Batman: The Animated Series, the novel exp...

 
 
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Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N

Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. will open at ExCeL London on 29th November 2018, following a hugely successful run in New York, Seoul, Paris, Singapore, Beijing, Taipei and Las Vegas, where it has set up a permanent exhibition...
 
 
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Planet Of The Apes Hits 50

This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most ground-breaking film franchises in sci-fi history. Based on the novel Monkey Planet by Pierre Boulle, on its release in 1968, the film was hailed as one of the best of the...

 
 
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Most Memorable Movie Scores

In any action movie, a powerful music score is essential to set pulses racing and crank up the intensity. A movie moment can be transformed with the use of one simple chord when struck at the right moment – and can turn a movie...
 
 
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Film Big Hitters Hit The Bookshelves

This Autumn The Folio Society welcomes in the new season with a batch of books which celebrate the very best big screen stories… from Black Beauty, to Sherlock Holmes, from James Bond, to iconic science-fiction.   Included in t...

 
 
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Surreal & Dream-Like Films

The luxurious and surrealist LAST YEAR IN MARIENBAD (1961) follows an unnamed sophisticate (Giorgio Albertazzi) who attempts to persuade a married woman (Delphine Seyrig) that just last year they were romantically involved and ...
 
 
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Harryhausen: The Movie Posters

From Mighty Joe Young to Clash of the Titans, Harryhausen: The Movie Posters by Richard Holliss, is a fascinating look at the posters that helped sell the magic. At a special screening of First Men In The Moon, at London’s Rege...