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Interview: Director Steve Read Talks GARY NUMAN: ANDROID IN LA LA LAND

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Younger readers may not recongise Gary Numan by name but you’ll certainly know his music. The Godfather of electro pop, best known for his hits ARE ‘FRIENDS’ ELECTRIC? and CARS, is considered a pioneer in electronic pop music, influencing musicians like bands like Dave Grohl (of Foo Fighters and Nirvana) and Marilyn Manson as well as rock band Nine Inch Nails.

Director Steve Read admits that he knew little of Gary Numan before he went to see him perform at a music festival back in 2012...

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FDA Celebrates a Spectacular Summer of Cinema

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Spectacular line-up of feature films set to be released in UK cinemas this summer

Film fans are in for a treat this summer with a whopping 175 new films to be released between June and August.

From family favourites such as THE BFG, ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE and THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS to action-packed blockbusters such as STAR TREK BEYOND, JASON BOURNE and SUICIDE SQUAD, film fans will be spoilt for choice this summer when it comes to movies.

Summer typically marks a peak in cinemagoing by fam...

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Everything You Need To Know About The 2016 Manchester Film Festival

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Everything you need to know about the 2016 Manchester Film Festival, from venue locations to ticket availability

After its successful inaugural year in 2015, the Manchester International Film Festival makes a welcome return to the city this March, showcasing a strong slate of bold new films.

Film fans came out in their thousands last year to visit the festival which took place between the 10th and 12th July at the AMC Manchester...

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FULL PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED FOR 2016 MANCHESTER FILM FESTIVAL

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Over 90 films to make their World, UK and regional premieres at ManIFF2016

The official selection for the 2016 Manchester Film Festival was announced today at a special launch event at Elliot House in Manchester.

Over 90 films will make their World, UK and regional premieres at ManIFF2016, which takes place between 3 to 6 March 2016 at venues across the city including AMC Manchester, Odeon Printworks and HOME.

The international premiere of Dennis Viollet – A United Man will open the festival o...

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GrimmFest 2015: The Best of the Best

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We take a look at the films that are sure to give you a fright at GrimmFest 2015

With just 12 days to go until GrimmFest North, it’s safe to say that we are pretty excited. The line-up for this year’s festival looks fantastic with a whopping 34 movies across four days, from chilling thrillers to extreme blood-spillers.

For those who have been living in hibernation for the past 7 years, GrimmFest North is a horror, cult and sci-fi film festival like no other...

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Headline Galas at the 2015 BFI London Film Festival

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From CAROL to HIGH-RISE, we take a look at seven of the most anticipated headline galas at the 2015 BFI London Film Festival

This year’s 59th BFI London Film Festival certainly looks the business. Alongside the European premiere of SUFFRAGETTE and the closing premiere STEVE JOBS directed by the fabulous Danny Boyle, a number of films will also make their headline galas at the iconic film festival. We take a look at seven of the most anticipated films below…

American Express Gala – CAROL

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#LFF15: Suffragette To Open 59th BFI London Film Festival

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Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter and Meryl Streep star in extraordinary drama about the fight for equality

Opening the 59th BFI London Film Festival is the European Premiere of SUFFRAGETTE starring Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne-Marie Duff, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw and Meryl Streep.

Set during the early feminist movement, SUFFRAGETTE tells the story of the ordinary British women in 1912 and their fight for the right to vote...

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The Legend of Barney Thomson Makes World Premiere at EIFF 2015

Robert Carlyle & Emma Thompson in THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMPSON, in cinemas 24th July. © Icon Film Distribution

Robert Carlyle & Emma Thompson in The Legend of Barney Thompson, in cinemas 24 July. © Icon Film Distribution

All-Star Cast To Attend World Premiere at EIFF 2015

The Legend of Barney Thomson makes its world premiere tonight at the opening night of Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015.

The film marks Robert Carlyle’s directorial film debut and stars some well-known faces including Emma Thompson, Ray Winstone, Tom Courtenay, Ashley Jensen and Martin Compston, as well as Carlyle himself...

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New Film Trailer: The Penguins of Madagascar

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Benedict Cumberbatch and John Malkovitch star in Madagascar spin-off

The first official trailer for the Penguins of Madagascar has been released by DreamWorks and 20th Century Fox, featuring an all-star cast including Benedict Cumberbatch and John Malkovitch.

The new animated film, which is due in cinemas in time for Christmas, is a spin-off from the popular Madagascar series and is tipped to be one of the blockbusters of the year.

The 3D comedy adventure follows fan-favourite penguins Skipper,...

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Bank Holiday New Film Releases

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If you’re looking for some entertainment this Bank Holiday weekend, you’ll be pleased to hear that five new films are due for release in UK cinemas this coming Friday.

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The eagerly awaited sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past hits UK cinemas on 23 May.

Hugh Jackman returns as Wolverine and is sent back to the past in a desperate effort to change history. Characters from the original X-Men trilogy and X-Men: First Class join forces in the ultimate battle to save the f...

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