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Review: John Wick: Chapter 2 (15)

On general release.

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TOP OF THE CLASS: Janelle Mon�e as Mary Jackson.  Picture: PA Photo/Fox.

Review: Hidden Figures (PG)

On General release.

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Fashion: Gown and out in La La Land for the Oscars 2017

The Oscars – the greatest catwalk show on earth – take place next weekend. Stephanie Smith previews the event by selecting the standout red carpet looks of the year so far.

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GOOD SALESMAN: Michael Keaton as McDonalds entrepreneur Ray Kroc in the Founder. 
Picture: PA Photo/StudioCanal.

Fast food giant

Michael Keaton plays McDonald’s mogul Ray Kroc in his latest movie The Founder. He spoke to Jeananne Craig.

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BIG BUSINESS: Michael Keaton as Ray Kroc in The Founder. PICTURE:  PA Photo/StudioCanal.

Review: The Founder (12A)

Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton) is a salesman, who neglects his wife Ethel (Laura Dern) to travel around the country selling milkshake machines to cash-strapped diner owners.

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Susan Sarandon has described her sexual orientation as 'open'

Susan Sarandon is open dating men and women but isn’t getting many offers

Susan Sarandon has described her sexual orientation as “open” and “up for grabs”.

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'Wife of Brian': Michael Palin plays role in Monty Python superfans' engagement

A Monty Python superfan who met his girlfriend through his own Python-fan dating site proposed - in front of two of their idols.

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Emma Stone with her BAFTA award for best actress for La La Land

La La Land hits all the right notes at the Baftas

HOLLYWOOD musical La La Land didn’t quite sweep the board at last night’s EE British Academy Film Awards – but it did manage to win five of the 11 categories it was nominated in.

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Georgie Cox places "heads on sticks" to check for camera blocking for the BAFTA Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall

As stars gather for Baftas, fight is on to save Britain’s La La Land

FOR the best part of a century, it has been the heart and soul of the British film industry.

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FREE SPIRIT: Annette Bening, above, in 20th Century Women and, inset, with husband Warren Beatty.  Picture:  PA Photo/eOne/Merrick Morton

Annette Benning: One of Hollywood’s real women of substance

Annette Bening puts in another stellar performance in new drama 20th Century Women. She spoke to Susan Griffin.

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Cary Grant in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest.

Review: Silver Screen, Faifax House, York

With the world fast unravelling (by the time you read this, the Labour Party will no doubt have eaten itself and Trump, well, God knows...), thank the lord for Fairfax House in York.

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NOSTALGIA: Scene from 20th Century Women withAnnette Bening as Dorothea Fields.  Picture: PA Photo/eOne/Merrick Morton.

Review: 20th Century Women (15)

A mother thinks she knows best but is blissfully deluded in writer-director Mike Mills’ autobiographical drama set in the warm glow of late 1970s California.

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TOGETHER: Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in Fences.  Picture: PA Photo/Paramount.

Review: Fences (12A)

It would be easy to critique Denzel Washington’s multi-Oscar-nominated Fences for being “stagey” simply because it’s a relatively faithful adaptation of a Pulitzer prize-winning play by the late August Wilson.

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SAVIOUR: Scene  from The Lego Batman Movie Picture: PA Photo/Warner Bros.

Review: The Lego Batman Movie (U)

The 2014 computer-animated comedy The LEGO Movie cleverly brought together DC Comics superheroes in a world of coloured building bricks. Humour was pitched perfectly between the young and the young-at-heart, and a knowing script mined humour from the physical limitations of LEGO without dinting the brand’s enduring appeal.

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Oscar nominated Hidden Figures gets a preview screening at Vue Cinema - we have tickets to be won.

WIN: Hidden Figures film preview tickets at Vue Sheffield Meadowhall

Oscar nominated real life space story Hidden Figures will blast off with a special preview screening at Vue Sheffield and we have tickets to be won.

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Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown. PA Photo/Alex Bailey/Netflix.

The Crown creator Peter Morgan on why it’s the Queen’s flaws which make her human

From Tony Blair to Brian Clough and the Queen, screenwriter Peter Morgan tells Sarah Freeman how he has turned the lives of a succession of famous faces into award-winning drama.

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LOVE TRIUMPHS: Ruth Negga as Mildred Loving and Joel Edgerton as Richard Loving.Picture: PA Photo/Universal

Film review: Loving (12A)

As a filmmaker Jeff Nichols (Take Shelter, Midnight Special) has spent his career making Southern gothic stories with a mythological or supernatural edge.

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FIESTY HEROINE: Milla Jovovich, above, in Resident Evil: The Final Chapter and, inset, with husband Paul W S Anderson, inset.Pictures: PA Photo/Sony and Ian West

The dark side

Everyone keeps talking about how nice Milla Jovovich is. And not your typical, fake Hollywood nice, complete with stiff smile and rehearsed answers, but nice in a genuine, girl-next-door way. Someone you’d want to talk to for hours – about anything and everything.

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Alec Secareanu as Gheorghe Ionescu and Josh O'Connor as Johnny Saxby in God's Own Country.

How Yorkshire’s answer to Brokeback Mountain became the toast of the Sundance Film Festival

A love affair on a Yorkshire sheep farm could be one of this year’s most unlikely box office hits. Sarah Freeman speaks to God’s Own Country director Francis Lee.

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ANTICIPATION:  Cast members Ewen Bremner, Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle for T2 Trainspotting.  Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Review: T2 Trainspotting

“You’re a tourist in your own youth,” scowls Jonny Lee Miller’s Sick Boy at one point in Danny Boyle’s nostalgia courting T2 Trainspotting.

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