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'Downton Abbey' Review: Series 5 Episode 1 - Thoroughly Modern Mary, And Midnight Capers To Kick Off New Series

(3) Comments | Posted 21 September 2014 | (16:53)

One of the great, modern consolations of a British autumn is upon us. The nights may be drawing in but, fortunately, that no longer means just wet leaves and grey skies, but, ring that bell, ‘Downton Abbey’s return.

And here we are, with Series 5 of the...

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Sophia Loren Still Stunning At 80 - We Say Happy Birthday With These Rare, Vintage Pictures

(15) Comments | Posted 20 September 2014 | (07:53)

Sophia Loren turns 80 today, still celebrated as one of the screen's great, great beauties.

The Italian icon's big day is being marked with a photography exhibition in her native Rome, where she started her career at the age of 14 after entering a beauty contest.

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Why Michael Winterbottom's 'The Face Of An Angel', Based On Amanda Knox Trial, Won't Be What You Expect

(2) Comments | Posted 18 September 2014 | (17:26)

Everyone in the world knows of the tragic fate, or what they believe of it, of British exchange student Meredith Kercher, who met her untimely end in the beautiful Italian town of Perugia in 2007.

Just in case there was any chance of...

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Scotland Decides. Twitter Responds With #ScottishFilms - Our Faves So Far...

(1) Comments | Posted 18 September 2014 | (15:27)

As the hours tick by and we wait for Scotland to decide its fate, Twitter does what it does best... whiles away the hours doing something worthwhile to help elevate the debate, and keep the politics at the front of our consciousness.

Which is why #ScottishFilms is...

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'Downton Abbey's Laura Carmichael Reveals George Clooney's Visit Had Dame Maggie Smith Falling On The Floor

(0) Comments | Posted 18 September 2014 | (13:42)

'Downton Abbey' viewers, if they're not excited enough already about the return of the period drama this weekend, will be champing at the bit to see the scenes between Dame Maggie Smith aka the Countess Dowager, and one Mr George Clooney.

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Scotland Decides - Andy Murray Says 'Yes' Finally, What Are Russell Brand And Other Celebs Saying Today?

(3) Comments | Posted 18 September 2014 | (12:42)

Come the hour, come every man, woman and canine participants' opinion on whether Scotland and her residents should be going it alone, or stay with the Union.

Andy Murray is the latest, and arguably most influential, luminary to cast his vote (metaphorically, seeing as he...

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Nitin Sawhney To Debut New Material At Royal Albert Hall On Sunday - 'A Response To My Dark Year, Politically And Personally'

(0) Comments | Posted 18 September 2014 | (11:24)

Nitin Sawhney is sucking on lozenges and trying to rescue his voice when I speak to him, in time for his gig on Sunday at the Royal Albert Hall. He’s getting over a recent bout of pneumonia, but is convinced all will be well by the time he...

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'Great British Bake Off' Review - Pastry Panics In Week 7 Meant Kate Went Home, Despite Martha's Tears

(0) Comments | Posted 18 September 2014 | (07:40)

Do you know another TV show where rival contestants shout out for help from each other half-way through and, even more surprisingly, get it?

'Great British Bake Off' this week reminded us what marks it out from every other programme, as Richard and Chetna both dashed to...

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'Ghostbusters 3 Will Happen Within Next Two Years,' Says Dan Aykroyd, Who Wants Jason Statham For Film

(2) Comments | Posted 17 September 2014 | (16:35)

Dan Aykroyd is convinced the third 'Ghostbusters' film will be on screen within the next two years.

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Ghostbusters is celebrating its 30th birthday this year

The star and writer of the first film, celebrating its 30th anniversary year,...

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Edward Snowden Film 'Citizenfour' By Laura Poitras To Premiere At London Film Festival

(0) Comments | Posted 17 September 2014 | (14:50)

An intimate series of encounters with whistleblower Edward Snowden forms the documentary 'CitizenFour', set to make its debut at London Film Festival next month.

In January 2013, filmmaker Laura Poitras was several years into the making of a film about abuses of national security in...

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Zach Braff Brings 'Wish I Was Here' To Screen After Surprisingly Successful Kickstarter Campaign

(0) Comments | Posted 17 September 2014 | (13:08)

“No one’s making movies any more. It’s very sad. It’s all my friends talk about,” is Zach Braff’s gloomy perspective of the industry today. “Filmmakers are trying each and every way to get films made.”

Zach, despite being an established ‘name’ after ‘Garden State’ and

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Roger Moore Reveals Frank Sinatra's Mafia Links Were Misrepresented, In Memoir 'Last Man Standing'

(1) Comments | Posted 16 September 2014 | (14:52)

Frank Sinatra’s supposed links with the Mafia have been very much exaggerated and misrepresented, according to his good friend Sir Roger Moore.

The former Bond star reveals in his latest memoir that, although Sinatra secretly enjoyed the idea that he had these connections...

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'The Riot Club's Douglas Booth On Real-Life Bullingdon Club Members: 'They Kill With Charm'

(0) Comments | Posted 16 September 2014 | (11:52)

Douglas Booth is a member of an elite club himself. One of Britain’s most in-demand young actors, plus his three-year turn as a model for Burberry, not known for its embrace of the man in the street, and this Bright Young Thing could be forgiven for forgetting how...

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'Cilla' Review - Sheridan Smith Reveals Grit, Charm And A Hell Of A Voice In Title Role

(39) Comments | Posted 15 September 2014 | (21:09)

SO much to enjoy in this vintage drama, with Jeff Pope's able pen bringing to life the formative years of Cilla Black, enjoying love, laughs and music in 1960s Liverpool.

Few critics will argue with Sheridan Smith's complete ownership of the title role. From...

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Scottish Independence: Alex Salmond Under Fire By Scottish Residents In Donald Trump Documentary 'A Dangerous Game'

(19) Comments | Posted 15 September 2014 | (11:30)

Alex Salmond may be taking on the might of the Union as he enters the final week of his historic campaign to separate Scotland from the rest of the British Isles but, for a group of his constituents, his treatment of them over the last eight years has...

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EXCLUSIVE: The Real People Behind 'Pride' - The Inspiring Alliance Of Miners And Lesbian And Gay Supporters Now On Film

(1) Comments | Posted 12 September 2014 | (16:22)

As cinema-goers laugh, cry and cheer in equal measure while they're watching 'Pride', in UK cinemas from today, they might think the story too far-fetched to be true.

But it is.

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Dominic West hits the dance floor as actor-activist Jonathan Blake

With...

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Julien Temple, Subject Of First Doc'n'Roll Festival, Remembers Joe Strummer And The Film He Made In Grief

(0) Comments | Posted 12 September 2014 | (15:00)

Filmmaker Julien Temple made his name with his extraordinary, intimate depictions of the Sex Pistols at work, but he admits that his documentary on his close friend Joe Strummer was the hardest thing he’s ever done.

Julien, whose work will be celebrated in...

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Is Gideon Raff's 'Tyrant' The Next 'Homeland'? Its British Lead Adam Rayner Is Hoping...

(0) Comments | Posted 12 September 2014 | (12:28)

Adam Rayner is the latest British actor to hope to walk in the footsteps of Damian Lewis - with the lead role in a US-funded primetime drama, from the pen of the same award-winning writer who brought us 'Homeland'.

Israeli writer Gideon Raff's...

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Richard Kiel Dead: The Distinctive James Bond Villain Told Us How He Got His Own Bond Girl For Jaws In 'Moonraker'

(2) Comments | Posted 11 September 2014 | (15:37)

It's strange to remember that Richard Kiel, who has died aged 74, actually only played Jaws in just two James Bond films - 'The Spy Who Loved Me' and 'Moonraker'.

That with just this pair of big screen outings, Jaws and his metal keyboard dental work made...

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'Sherlock' Star Andrew Scott On New Film 'Pride': 'It's Not A Gay Film, I Don't Act Gay'

(17) Comments | Posted 11 September 2014 | (14:44)

Andrew Scott seems to have cornered the market in dark-eyed intensity on the small screen, whether it’s as a brooding, bruised cop opposite Christopher Eccleston ('Blackout'), a son dealing with the sudden death of his parents (‘The Town’) or his slitheringly sexual Moriarty, matching...

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