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The Moomins Are Coming to the Silver Screen!

I've got to be honest, I'm not normally that enthusiastic about television programmes shifting into a cinematic landscape, but The Moomins was a staple-mark of my childhood, and the childhoods of many - those lovable, odd creatures. Now, they're heading to the cinema, and have premièred at Cannes. The...

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Cannes Opening Night, who wore what?

The film festival kicked off last night with the showing of Ridley Scott's Robin Hood. Apparently the auditorium was only half full and the mood was not the excited buzz that was expected. What did set people off however was the red carpet fashion. That's basically the best part of opening night  isn't it? So,...

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Top Ten Halloween Films

Halloween is here and there are few things better than staying in and watching a scary movie when it’s officially hibernating weather. But so many to choose from, where should you start? 10: Alien (1979) Director Ridley Scott’s dramatic dark lighting and claustrophobic setting create a grungy realism that...

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The Top Ten Best Sports Movies

Even if the closest you’ve come to sports is watching a spot of Wimbledon, sports movies offer something for everyone. Whether you’re up for gore, drama, the feelgood or the funny factor, read on for our pick of the best… Raging Bull (1980) Martin Scorsese’s ‘Raging Bull’ is much more than a boxing...

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Top Ten Worst Movie Accents

After enduring Russell Crowe’s appalling English accent in Ridley Scott’s risible ‘A Good Year’, we felt inspired to compile our Top Ten Worst Movie Accents. 1. Sean Connery in The Untouchables (1987) While he may have won a best supporting actor Oscar for his portrayal of Irish cop Jim Malone in this...

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Movie men you wouldn’t have sex with

Our list of top stars who simply don't make the list...Tom Hanks Wetter than wet, Hanks seems to have a propensity for playing slightly ‘special’ characters - and sleeping with him after that would just feel plain wrong. Richard Gere While our mums may swoon at the thought of a uniform-clad Gere whisking...

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10 of the Best Movie Soundracks Ever

From disco ditties to alpine arias and gritty reggae, these are the soundtracks that really stood out. The Empire Strikes Back John Williams, 1980 For the first Star Wars sequel, the Wagnerian bombast of Williams's music for the original was supplemented by melancholy romantic motifs and the darkly brilliant,...

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The Ten Most Expensive Movies Ever Made

The credit crunch may be causing some of us to penny pinch, but it seems those sitting comfortably in Director’s chairs just keep on spending. We present the top ten most expensive movies ever made... 10. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), $200m Splashing the cash on Sci-Fi seems to be a theme of the...

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Ten of the Most Sickening Rom-Coms Ever

Careful not to vomit in your popcorn, we’ve hunted out the worst romantic comedies ever to hit the silver screen… Shall We Dance (2004) Richard Gere has a midlife crisis and decides to take up dancing in a bid to woo dance teacher  J’Lo. Naturally, he’s shit, but of course becomes so accomplished he gets...

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The Most Quoted Movie Lines of All Time

They may not be original, entertaining, or even funny, but for some reason these one-liners seem to hold a place close to our hearts. 1.    Dirty Dancing - 'Nobody puts baby in a corner.' There's a big fan base for 'I carried a watermelon?' but there's something about a smouldering Patrick Swayze - complete...

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