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Cinema AND Trailer: The Big Sick - Zoe Kazan Interview

While her writing and acting roles to date have far from gone unnoticed, it’s Zoe Kazan’s starring role in upcoming hit The Big Sick that’s really set to put her on the map. She chats to Gemma Dunn
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Daniel Craig as James Bond

James Bond will return to cinema screens with new film in 2019, producers announce

James Bond will return to the big screen for a fresh instalment in 2019, creators have said.

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Cars 3 is out now.

Cinema AND TRAILER - Cars 3: Even a cartoon car can face a mid-life crisis, discovers Owen

Owen Wilson is back in the driving seat for Cars 3, but both he and Lightning McQueen are feeling their age. The actor explains why getting older isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, but he’s still a big kid at heart.

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Andy Serkis stars as Caesarin War For The Planet Of The Apes.

Cinema: Playing leader of the apes is tough in gripping story of winner takes all

Playing a young ape nearly killed him. Well, from a physical point of view, at least.
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How many of the top 50 British films have you seen?

These are the top 50 British films of all time

The Italian Job has been named the greatest British film ever made.
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Tom Holland is on top of the world to be playing Spidey.

Cinema AND TRAILER: Spider-Man: Homecoming - New webslinger Tom is thrilled to be playing his childhood hero

It’s been a life-changing few years for British actor Tom Holland, but his star is set to reach new heights thanks to his casting as the new face of Marvel’s Spider-Man franchise. He talks to Gemma Dunn.
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Jacob Tremblay as Peter Carpenter, Jaeden Lieberher as Henry Carpenter and Naomi Watts as Susan Carpenter in The Book Of Henr.

Cinema AND TRAILER: The Book Of Henry - Director knows all too well the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune

Colin Trevorrow is a man in demand, but somewhere between Jurassic World and Star Wars: Episode IX, he’s managed to helm The Book Of Henry. The director chats to Susan Griffin.
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Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone is 20 today.

Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book in J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally successful series.

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Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson in Hampstead.

Cinema and TRAILER: Keaton brings the common touch to the Heath in tale of London life

As Diane Keaton returns to the big screen in Hampstead, she talks to Kate Whiting about playing a fish out of water, and why she never married any of her famous beaus

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Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis in The Mummy.

Cinema and TRAILER: Launching the brand new Dark Universe with a twist on a classic

For the first time, The Mummy will be played by a woman. Co-stars Sofia Boutella and Annabelle Wallis talk to Susan Griffin about breaking down stereotypes and working with Tom Cruise

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Rachel Weisz as Rachel and Sam Claflin as Philip in My Cousin Rachel.

Cinema and TRAILER: Less talking and more doing is the Weisz way of working in film

The growing movement of women in Hollywood is top on Rachel Weisz’s agenda and the actress is taking matters into her own hands. She tells Gemma Dunn why it’s important to lead by example

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A Jawa, left, makes an appearance at a Star Wars convention.

How much rare Star Wars toy went for at North-East auction is Jawa-dropping

A rare Star Wars toy has fetched a five-figure sum at a North-East auction on the 40th anniversary of the film franchise's debut release.
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The villainous Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem) faces Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush).

Cinema and TRAILER: Mucking about on the high seas is nothing to complain about

Despite early-morning call times and lengthy make-up stints, you’re unlikely to catch actor Javier Bardem moaning on set. He tells Gemma Dunn that being grounded is all about surrounding yourself with the right people

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Roger Moore

James Bond star Sir Roger Moore dies in Switzerland after cancer battle

Former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore has died in Switzerland after a short battle with cancer, his family has announced.
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Charlie Hunnam IS King Arthur.

Cinema AND TRAILER: An old legend gets a new spin but it’s all about the ‘rhythm’...

After much hype, Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur is set for release. The director, and leading man Charlie Hunnam, talk to Susan Griffin about rules, rebelling and finding one’s rhythm
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Martin Shaw who plays Gently, as Inspector George Gently. Picture by Jonathan Brady

Inspector George Gently 'to end with a flourish' after filming completes in North East

Inspector George Gently fans are set to see a satisfying ending for the series' characters when it bows out after a decade on screen, cast and crew have promised.
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Esther Johnson and Bob Stanley

Poetic war documentary Asunder returns to the region

A poignant poetic war documentary which made its world premiere in Sunderland will be screened in the region this month.

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The War of the Worlds stage show

Poldark producers to make War Of The Worlds into BBC drama

HG Wells' alien invasion novel The War Of The Worlds is being turned into a British TV drama.
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(L-R) Danny McBride, Ridley Scott, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Michael Fassbender and Demian Bichir

Alien director Sir Ridley Scott reveals secret of his success - fun

North East movie director Sir Ridley Scott has told how working with a 'fun' cast is his top priority when it comes to picking out his biggest projects.
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A scene from Right as Rain , which features in the festival.

What to expect from Sunderland Shorts Film Festival

Emerging filmmakers from across the globe are preparing to showcase their talent at the city’s international film festival.

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