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The Top Eight Chanukah Moments From Film and TV

The Top Eight Chanukah Moments From Film and TV

As tonight is the first night of Chanukah, we thought we'd take a look at some films and TV shows that recognise the Jewish Festival of Lights. And there's one for every night of the festival, so instead of playing dreidal game after dreidal game you could watch one of these... Chag Chanukkah...

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Top Ten B Movies

Top Ten B Movies

This Friday sees the release of Machete, an action film starring stars Robert De Niro, Lindsay Lohan, Jessica Alba, Don Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez and Steven Seagal - to name but a few! Directed by Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis, Machete features the low-budget B movie and exploitation style of...

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The 10 most memorable Harry Potter moments

The 10 most memorable Harry Potter moments

Tomorrow the first part of the final instalment of the Harry Potter films is released, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1. Even those who haven't read the books, get excited about the films and you can see why. We've watched as the characters have grown older, been through good times and bad, grown...

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Top Ten films about ‘Young Love’

Top Ten films about ‘Young Love’

This Friday sees the release of Flipped, the story of a couple who meet in second grade and go on to find first love as they reach their teenage years. With this in mind, we thought we'd take a look back at some classic 'young love' films. From the sickly sweet to the heart-wrenchingly sad, here are our...

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Top 10 Up and Coming Child Stars

Top 10 Up and Coming Child Stars

This week sees the release of Let Me In, starring 13-year-old Chloë Moretz. But Moretz is no newcomer Hollywood - in fact the child star has been appearing in films since 2005, and she's already attached to no fewer than eight movies which are yet to be released. With that in mind, we thought we'd take a...

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O Adaptation, Where Art Thou: 10 Unlikely Literary Inspirations

O Adaptation, Where Art Thou: 10 Unlikely Literary Inspirations

Film adaptations are frequently ridiculed for not being true to the original - it's also much more fun to make a film which is simply 'inspired by' a old-school classic. We look at ten films said to be inspired by classic works of literature. Being 'loosely based on', allows film-makers to hand-pick the best...

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10 reasons why Michael Douglas is great

10 reasons why Michael Douglas is great

Michael Douglas has been making headlines recently. Firstly, he has reprised his role as the diabolical Gordon Gekko in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, which was released yesterday. But secondly because he is undergoing treatment for stage four cancer. While wishing him a speedy return to full health, we...

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Take Two: Actors who direct

Take Two: Actors who direct

As if it's not enough being a Hollywood actor, more and more of the A-listers are turning to directing as well. The Town is released in the UK today, a film in which Ben Affleck not only stars, but also directs. Affleck has certainly proved his ability as a director, but what about the rest? We have a look at the...

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Remakes for Schmucks: The ten worst remakes… ever!

As Dinner for Schmucks screened last week, the public and critics were looking forward to another classic from the hilarious Steve Carrell. However what we got instead was an unfunny re-hash of a perfectly good French film Le Dîner de Cons (literally translated as The dinner of B*stards). This got us thinking,...

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Top Ten Music Movies: The Best of Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll

Top Ten Music Movies: The Best of Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll

With the release of The Runaways biopic this Friday, we thought we'd take a quick look at some of the best music-inspired movies... 1. Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll Line-up? Andy Serkis stars as Ian Dury, alongside Naomie Harris, Ray Winstone, Noel Clarke and Mackenzie Crook Lyrical content?...

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