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Film review: Split (15)

Three’s company, 23’s an intimidating crowd in writer-director M Night Shyamalan’s intriguing thriller about a trio of teenagers who are abducted in broad daylight and held hostage by a thirty-something oddball exhibiting multiple-personality disorder.

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Live By Night: Ben Affleck talks bullseyes and brickbats

His career’s seen highs and lows, but that comes with the territory - as does hard work, if you’re directing, doing the screenplay and starring in the movie. As Prohibition gangster flick Live By Night hits cinemas, Ben Affleck tells Susan Griffin there were a ‘lot of sleepless nights’

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JOURNEYMAN:  Ben Affleck as Joe Coughlin in Live By Night. PICTURE: PA Photo/Warner Bros.

Review: Live By Night (15)

Ben Affleck’s journey as a filmmaker has been intrinsically linked to Boston, where he grew up and caught the acting bug.

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Film review: La La Land

The frenzied expectation surrounding writer-director Damien Chazelle’s musical love story was deafening before La La Land won a record seven Golden Globe awards earlier this week.

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Kate Beckinsale attending the UK Premiere of Love and Friendship at Curzon Mayfair, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 24, 2016. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

Underworld - Kate Beckinsale goes deep for

As she steps back into Selene’s vampire ‘death dealer’ leathers, Kate Beckinsale and director Anna J Foerster tell Jeananne Craig why they couldn’t wait to sink their teeth into Underworld: Blood Wars, a movie with ‘kick-ass’ women at the helm

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Review: Passengers (12A)

Mankind searches for new planets to inhabit and the Starship Avalon launches, loaded with 258 crew and 5,000 passengers in deep sleep, bound for the distant colony of Homestead II.

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Claire Foy with the award for best actress in a TV series drama for "The Crown"

Royal flush as Britain sweeps boards at Golden Globes

IT IS a drama that cuts to the heart of the British establishment, yet relatively few people here have seen, or even heard of it.

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FAIRYTALE ROMANCE: Emma Watson and Dan Stevens star in Beauty and the Beast which will be in cinemas in March.  Picture: PA Photo/2016 Disney Enterprises Inc.

On the big screen

As another film year begins, Damon Smith looks at some of the blockbusters, dramas, comedies and potential Oscar winners.

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Reclusive schoolboy Conor OMalley (Lewis MacDougall) in A Monster Calls.

Film review: A Monster Calls (12A)

Adapted by Patrick Ness from his award-winning novel, A Monster Calls is a tender coming of age story that will strike a chord with anyone who has lost a loved one to terminal illness.

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Manchester By The Sea: Casey Affleck talks about the film, which is already tipped for an Oscar

Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester By The Sea proves it’s quality, not quantity, that counts. Gemma Dunn talks to the stars of the heart-wrenching movie

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Debbie Reynolds, who has died barely a day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher. (Photo: PA)

'I want to be with Carrie': The final words of Debbie Reynolds

Actor and singer Debbie Reynolds has died, barely a day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher.

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Zoey Deutch as Stephanie Fleming and James Franco as Laird Mayhew.

Film review: Why Him?

There are moments of bad taste tomfoolery in John Hamburg’s comedy, which suggest the titular question alluding to a level-headed daughter’s inappropriate choice of boyfriend should be Why Bother? or Why Should We Care?

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Assassin’s Creed: Marion Cotillard talks about taking on the iconic console game

Marion Cotillard isn’t someone who believes in New Year’s resolutions.

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Helen Mirren as Brigitte and Will Smith as Howard.

Film review: Collateral Beauty (12A)

In J M Barrie’s timeless fable Peter Pan, the lead character - who refuses to grow old - describes death as “an awfully big adventure”.

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A Monster Calls - Sigourney Weaver talks about her new film

She may be forever known as the woman who did hand-battle with aliens. Susan Griffin talks to Sigourney Weaver about A Monster Calls

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Dick Van Dyke in the original Mary Poppins film (Photo: YouTube)

Dick Van Dyke to star in Mary Poppins sequel at 91

Dick Van Dyke will dust off his sweeping brush after confirming he will appear in the upcoming Mary Poppins sequel.

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VIDEO REVIEW: Rogue One is out of this world say Star Wars fans at Cineworld Sheffield

The Force is strong with new blockbuster Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - an action packed epic tale, said fans who stayed up into the early hours to be amongst the first in the galaxy to see it.

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Passengers: Jennifer Lawrence and Christ Pratt talk about being naked in space...

Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence have teamed up for new sci-fi thriller Passengers. The Hollywood duo talk to Susan Griffin

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Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) and K-2SO (Alan Tudyk).

Film review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12A)

The harsh realities of war - for the warriors on the battleground and those waiting nervously back home - are brought into sharp focus in the first spin-off anthology film from the Star Wars saga, which enriches the history of the universe created by George Lucas, before the arrival of Star Wars Episode VIII next December.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, 12A, is the first of a thrilling new series of stand-alone spin-off films

WIN: Rogue One A Star Wars Story Cineworld Sheffield tickets

Get your lightsaber at the ready - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits the big screen this week and we have tickets for you to win to be amongst the first in the galaxy to see it.

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