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How one of Yorkshire’s oldest and biggest cinemas made a big screen comeback

Recent years have not been kind to the Abbeydale Picture House, but has a lifeline finally be found to save what was once Sheffield’s biggest cinema? Daniel Dylan Wray reports.

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FINE WORK: Sam Claflin as Tom Buckley and Gemma Arterton as Catrin Cole from Their Finest.

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Review: Their Finest (12(A)

Based on Lissa Evans’ novel Their Finest Hour And A Half, Lone Scherfig’s wartime comedy combines frothy drama with heart-tugging romance, assisted by a starry and largely British cast.

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BAD DAY AT WORK: A scene from The Belko Experiment: PA Photo/Vertigo.

Review: The Belko Experiment (18)

Staff cuts and corporate headhunting are embraced with bloodthirsty and literal glee in The Belko Experiment.

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ASPRING ACTRESS: Lily collins as Marla Mabrey in Rules Don't Apply.

Review: Rules Don’t Apply (12A)

Warren Beatty’s unintentionally memorable appearance at this year’s Oscars notwithstanding, it’s been a long time since the Hollywood legend has generated much interest as a performer. His last role was in 2001’s Town & Country, which lost upwards of $100m at the box-office.

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WOMAN'S ROLE: Gemma Arterton as Catrin Cole in Their Finest: PA Photo/Lionsgate.

One of her finest moments

Gemma Arterton’s character in Their Finest finds her voice in a male-dominated environment. She spoke to Susan Griffin.

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WATCH: How a Star Wars Land is not so far (far) away

WATCH: How a Star Wars Land is not so far (far) away

It may legendarily exist in a galaxy far far away, but it could be that fans of Star Wars could soon visit the Unknown Regions.

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REVIEW:The Handmaiden (18)

REVIEW:The Handmaiden (18)

Old Boy director Park Chan-wook might not seem like an obvious choice to bring Sarah Waters’ Man Booker-nominated bestseller Fingersmith to the big screen, but that’s a big part of the success of The Handmaiden.

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Undated Film Still Handout from Boss Baby. See PA Feature FILM Baldwin. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Fox UK. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Baldwin.

Family dynamics

As his new film The Boss Baby opens, Alec Baldwin talks sibling rivalry and Trump impersonations with Jeananne Craig.

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Hugh Grant and Jim Broadbent 'spotted filming in Harrogate'

Hugh Grant and Jim Broadbent 'spotted filming in Harrogate'

Actor Hugh Grant has been spotted in Harrogate this week as he films scenes for an upcoming movie.

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Oh baby! Win a London family break to celebrate arrival of The Boss Baby.

WIN: London family break to celebrate arrival of The Boss Baby

Oh baby! We have a fantastic London family break to be won to celebrate the arrival of a new DreamWorks Animation comedy, The Boss Baby.
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ACTION HEROINE: Scarlett Johansson plays a character who has been cyber-enhanced following a horrific crash.Picture: PA Photo/Paramount Pictures.

Combat ready

In her new film Ghost in the Shell Scarlett Johansson plays the perfect soldier. She tells Susan Griffin why it was a tough role.

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Daniel Kaluuya as Chris and Allison Williams as Rose in Get Out.

Nick Ahad: Why films like Get Out can prevent cinema being a white wash

Recently I had one of the most powerful experiences I have ever had in a cinema.

Things didn’t get off to the best of starts.

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VIDEO: Welcome To Yorkshire tourism film is new star of the big screen - watch it here first

Yorkshire is the latest star of the big screen in a new tourism film which will be shown in cinemas.
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The Downton Abbey cast at Alnwick Castle.

Mystery of the Downton movie script that just ‘disappeared’

DOWNTON Abbey star Jeremy Swift says that filming for a movie version of the TV series should be happening this year, and that the cast had been sent a script that has since “disappeared”.

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Sir Patrick Stewart at the Empire awards. Picture: Matt Crossick/PA Wire

Yorkshire actor Sir Patrick Stewart recognised as legend at Empire awards

Sir Patrick Stewart has said that seeing Huddersfield Town reach the Premier League is all he needs to make his year perfect after receiving the Empire legend award.

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Collectarma at Doncaster Dome on Sunday, March 26.

PREVIEW: Collectarama TV, film, video game and toy fair to launch in Yorkshire

Thousands of television, film, retro video game and toy fans are expected at a new collector event in Yorkshire.
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A Wee Day Out on show as part of the Young Adventurers Films at ShAFF 2017. Photo: Dave Mackison.

PREVIEW: Sheffield Adventure Film Festival returns with jaw-dropping programme at Showroom Cinema

Extreme sports, adventure and travel will be celebrated with three days of jaw-dropping films from around the world this weekend at the annual Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.
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The Downton Abbey cast at Alnwick Castle.

Before Downton: TV shows that flopped on the big screen

IT HAS been in the works since even before the last shot went into the can for its TV finale. Last night it looked as if they were ready to finally reload the cameras.

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ROAD TRIP: Joan Collins and Pauline Collins hit the road. PICTURE: PA Photo/Organic Publicity.

Film review: The Time of Their Lives (12A)

Writer-director Roger Goldby’s gently effervescent road movie reimagines Thelma & Louise 30 years later with dodgy hips and nagging regrets.

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DISTURBING: Isabelle Huppert in Paul Verhoeven's Elle.

Film review: Elle (18)

Elle starts as it means to go on: unpredictably. We see Isabelle Huppert being attacked and raped by a man in a ski mask. It’s brutal and relentless, the camera observing the crime as matter-of-factly as her pet cat watching from the sidelines.

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