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Who: Star of blockbusters Suicide Squad and The Legend Of Tarzan Why: This was the year Margot Robbie capitalised on the ‘next big thing’ heat she gained from 2013’s The Wolf Of…

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Usain Bolt has been the fastest man in the world for so many years that it’s hard to really remember a time before him. He turned sprinting from a deathly…

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We’ve all seen ENOUGH films to know that when aliens eventually come to Earth, they’ll do so for one of two reasons: they’ll either be set on blowing us to…

I, Daniel Blake

It would be hard to imagine a film that’s more of-the-moment than Ken Loach’s latest. It follows the life of Daniel, a middle-aged widower living in Newcastle. After a heart…

Trolls

Troll dolls with Jedward hair and the gormless stare of Bez from Happy Mondays have managed to be an on-off fad for over five decades. One might wonder why they…

Andrea Arnold’s previous films have been so bone-deep British – whether it’s people enduring domestic misery on council estates in Red Road and Fish Tank, or women in corsets, rain-sodden…

Leonard Cohen dead aged 82

Leonard Cohen has died at the age of 82. The news of the legendary musician and poet’s death broke this evening via his official Facebook page. The post read, “It…

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If this wretched, ill-starred year has taught us anything, it’s that the greats are a vanishing species, and once gone, they can be remembered, but never replaced. Leonard Cohen’s incomparable…

We were a simpler people when The Blair Witch Project came out in 1999. We believed it was just maybe possible that this film, purporting to be made up of…

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This adorable comedy is just the sort of directorial triumph that you’d expect to one day send its maker on to huge things. That’s already happened for Taika Waititi who,…

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Although Dawn Richard has never been a household name, she’s definitely had a taste of mainstream success. As a member of R&B girl band Danity Kane, she scored a pair…

'Take This Longing'

An incomparable poet and songwriter, Leonard Cohen is renowned for his ability to craft lines that can make you laugh, cry or despair of the world. Though his reputation for…

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Former Conservative MP Louise Mensch made a public gaffe earlier today after appearing to mistake Leonard Cohen‘s nationality when paying tribute to the late singer-songwriter. News of Cohen’s death was confirmed earlier today. He was…

Based on a true story, War Dogs has much that makes it seem perfect for film adaptation: intrigue, absurd twists, lots of gunfire. What it unfortunately lacks is a single…