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MOVIES: Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega interview

As Star Wars: The Last Jedi finally arrives in cinemas, Carrie Fisher's last performance in her iconic role of Princess Leia is unveiled. The film's stars Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega discuss life without her, dealing with fame and taking the franchise forward.

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Mitchell Kezin with veteran film director John Waters. Picture: Jeff Henschel

Film interview – Mitchell Kezin on his film Jingle Bell Rocks! which screens in Leeds

Canadian film maker Mitchell Kezin first began collecting Christmas records back in the 1990s but, he says, the idea for a documentary on the subject didn’t occur to him until much more recently.

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What films are out this Christmas? What's on at the Cinema this December? 5 biggest films out this Winter.

Do you need ideas on what to do over the Christmas holiday?

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Leeds attractions say thanks to lotto players

Leeds attractions say thanks to lotto players

Two Leeds attractions that have been supported by the National Lottery are holding a big giveaway this month to say thank-you to lotto players.

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Dave Franco as Greg Sestero and James Franco as Tommy Wiseau in The Disaster Artist.

MOVIES: James Franco talks The Disaster Artist

James and Dave Franco have finally starred in a film together after years of resistance from the younger brother. The duo talk to Laura Harding about why the time was right

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Owen Wilson as Nate Pullman, Jacob Tremblay as Auggie Pullman and Julia Roberts as Isabel Pullman in Wonder.

MOVIES: Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson talk new film Wonder

Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson play the parents of a child with a rare facial deformity in Wonder. Laura Harding meets the duo to talk about their own experiences as parents...

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John Lithgow and Will Ferrell get festive in Daddys Home 2.

Cinema: Daddy’s coming home again for Christmas with an all star cast... you better watch out

Don’t mess with Mark Wahlberg in the run-up to Christmas. Misbehave and coal in your stocking will be the least of your problems.

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War story: Benedict Cumberbatch as Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing in the film The Imitation Game. (PA/Studio Canal).

The Leeds warship that helped break the Enigma code

It’s 75 years this week since Bletchley Park received the codebooks that helped break the Enigma code. Hugh Sebag-Montefiore looks at the role played by HMS Aubretia.

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Enid Blyton.

Enid Blyton classic The Magic Faraway Tree heads to big screen

Enid Blyton’s children’s novel The Magic Faraway Tree is being adapted for the big screen.

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Armando Iannucci, who will be at the Kings Hall, Ilkley, on Tuesday.

Armando Iannucci: The music behind the satire

Armando Iannucci is one of the country’s leading satirists but next week he’s in Yorkshire to talk about something different – his passion for classical music. Chris Bond spoke to him.

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(Back to camera) Garrett Hedlund as Jamie McAllan. (Front of cart) Mary J. Blige as Florence Jackson (also inset)  and Rob Morgan as Hap Jackson.

Movies And TRAILER: Mary J Blige talks Mudbound

As Mary J Blige took on the acting role of a lifetime in new Netflix movie Mudbound, her personal life was falling apart. She talks to Laura Harding about channelling all that pain into her performance

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Tthe Snowman Reanimated , Ramond Briggs, exhibition at Leeds Arts University. 

Picture: Ian Hinchliffe.

Never-before-seen images from much-loved Christmas film on display in Leeds

Classic images from the much-loved animation The Snowman are now on display at Leeds Arts University.

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Sir Kenneth Branagh directs and stars in Murder On The Orient Express.

Cinema AND TRAILER: Murder On The Orient Express cast interview

Sir Kenneth Branagh has recruited an A-list cast for the retelling of Agatha Christie’s classic mystery Murder On The Orient Express. The stars talk to Laura Harding about the adaptation...

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Leeds International Film Festival - the Welshman who says it’s a ‘game changer’ for indie filmmakers

Leeds International Film Festival - the Welshman who says it’s a ‘game changer’ for indie filmmakers

Actor and producer Craig Russell tells Neil Hudson why Leeds Film Festival is so important for indie filmmakers

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Armie Hammer and Timothee Chalamet in Call Me By Your Name.

Cinema AND TRAILER: Call Me By Your Name - Armie Hammer interview

Armie Hammer and Timothee Chalamet tell a touching story of gay romance in Call Me By Your Name. The Oscar-tipped actors tell Laura Harding about facing their fears and striking the perfect balance.

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UNITED: Claire Foy and Andrew Cavendish.Picture:  PA Photo/STX Entertainment/Imaginarium/Laurie Sparham

Against the odds

Lord Of The Rings actor Andy Serkis’s directorial debut Breathe is a touching true love story. He talks to Laura Harding.

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Gerard Butler in Geostorm

Cinema AND TRAILER: Gerard Butler on Geostorm

Gerard Butler is used to being an action man but a motorbike accident has left him temporarily out of commission. He chats to Laura Harding about bumps in the road and his new film Geostorm

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The LEGO Ninjago Movie in UK cinemas now. Copyright 2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved Copyright  2017 The LEGO Group

WIN: The LEGO Ninjago Movie film merchandise goody pack

To celebrate the release of The LEGO Ninjago Movie, now in UK cinemas, Warner Bros Pictures have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win a film merchandise goody pack.

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Steve Buscemi as Nikita Khrushchev, Jeffrey Tambor as Georgy Malenkov, Adrian McLoughlin as Joseph Stalin, Dermot Crowley as Lazat Kaganovich, Paul Chahidi as Nikolai Bulganin, Paul Whitehouse as Anastas Mikoyan and Simon Russell Beale as Lavrentiy Beria.

Cinema and TRAILER: The Death Of Stalin - cast and director interview

Soviet Russia in the 1950s isn’t the first topic that springs to mind when you think of comedy. The cast and director of The Death of Stalin tell us about treading the line between funny and tragic

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The 2018 series of "Thomas and Friends: Big World! Big Adventures!" Formerly six boys and one girl, the new team will have three girls and four boys. Picture: Mattel, Inc. via AP

Thomas the Tank Engine set for politically-correct overhaul

The new series of Thomas the Tank Engine will see a significant overhaul as two male engines make way for female trains.

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