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PICTURE GALLERY: Portsmouth photographer’s Lego Batman London shoot

He’s taken hundreds of brilliant pictures showing life from the perspective of a one-inch tall Lego character.

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Ewan Bremner, Ewan McGregor, Johnny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle in T2.

Cinema: T2 Trainspotting review - get on board for a sequel 20 years on from era-defining modern classic

Trainspotting dealt with drugs and youth culture and caused huge controversy on its release in 1996.
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As a youngster, I loved killing time at my local cinema (Flickr: labelled for reuse)

PAUL NEWELL: Dodgy spoilers and even dodgier horror – that was cinema in the 80s

When video recorders were young and before the easy access to films on the cable channels, the cinema was the best, and only, medium to see films.

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POLL: Which film would you give the Oscar for Best Picture?

POLL: Which film would you give the Oscar for Best Picture?

The nominations are in - and we’d like to know which movie you would pick for a coveted Oscar.

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Five things that we learned from the Trainspotting 2 world premiere

Five things that we learned from the Trainspotting 2 world premiere

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, chances are you’ll know that Danny Boyle’s follow-up to 1996 classic Trainspotting opens in cinemas across the UK this weekend.

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The late Telly Savalas, narrator of the Portsmouth film, known widely for his role as US police detective Kojak (Wikipedia: labelled for reuse)

THIS WEEK IN 1981: Telly Savalas looks at Portsmouth

‘Telly Savalas Looks at Portsmouth,’ the £36,000 documentary film into which city ratepayers put £7,000, was announced to be appearing on Portsmouth’s silver screens ‘some time in the spring.’

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Andrew Garfield and Emily Blunt on Baftas nominations list

British stars Andrew Garfield and Emily Blunt have been nominated for best acting awards at the Baftas.

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Film of the week; A Monster Calls (12A)

Film of the week; A Monster Calls (12A)

Adapted by Patrick Ness from his award-winning novel, A Monster Calls is a tender coming of age story that will strike a chord with anyone who has lost a loved one to terminal illness.

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Dick Van Dyke to appear in Mary Poppins sequel

Dick Van Dyke to appear in Mary Poppins sequel

Dick Van Dyke has confirmed he will appear in the upcoming Mary Poppins sequel.

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The force is strong with Star Wars fans as thousands flock to Rogue One midnight screenings

Not so long ago, in a cinema not too far away... thousands of Star Wars fans rushed to be the first to see the sci-fi saga’s latest instalment.

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The old ABC cinema, Commercial Road, Portsmouth PPP-161011-164303001

THIS WEEK IN 1974: It wasn’t just movies that went bump in the night at ABC cinema

Something spooky was occuring at a Portsmouth cinema –and it had nothing to do with horror movies.

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Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, Katherine Waterston as Propentina, Dan Fogler as Jacob Kowalski and Alison Sudol as Queenie. PA Photo/Warner Bros.

FILM OF THE WEEK: Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (12A) ****

The pixie dust may have settled on Harry Potter’s battle with Lord Voldemort, but author JK Rowling isn’t ready to cast a vanishing spell on her world of wizards just yet.

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Ewan McGregor as Seymour 'Swede' Levov, Jennifer Connelly as Dawn Dwyer Levov and Ocean James as young Merry Levov. PA Photo/Entertainment Films.

FILM REVIEW: American Pastoral (15) **

If one toxic emotion shepherded Donald Trump to the White House, it was anger: the simmering rage of everymen and women across America, fed up with the self-serving political establishment.

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Louise Banks (Amy Adams) and Ian Donnelly (Jeremy Renner). PA Photo/Paramount Pictures/Jan Thijs.

FILM OF THE WEEK: Arrival (12A) ****

Based on a short story by Ted Chiang, Arrival is contemplative science-fiction drama, which imagines mankind’s shambolic reaction to first contact with an otherworldly race, and the dangerous fractures that would appear as nations disagree over the best course of action.

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Ben Affleck as Chris Wolff and Anna Kendrick as Dana Cummings. PA Photo/Warner Bros.

FILM REVIEW: The Accountant (15) ***

In 1998, childhood friends Ben Affleck and Matt Damon excitedly clutched Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay for Good Will Hunting, an emotionally rich drama about a mathematics genius, who works as a janitor.

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Bob, and Luke Treadaway as James. PA Photo/Sony.

FILM OF THE WEEK: A Street Cat Named Bob (12A) ****

In Roger Spottiswoode’s life-affirming drama, a stray ginger tabby cat becomes a guardian angel for a homeless street performer, who is struggling to escape the choking grasp of addiction on the streets of London.

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Actors Ewan McGregor (front) and Ewan Bremner (behind) running through the streets of Edinburgh where scenes for the new Trainspotting 2 is being filmed.

Warning - graphic content: Official Trainspotting 2 trailer released

The first official trailer for the long-awaited sequel to the cult film Trainspotting has been released.

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Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Steven Strange

FILM REVIEW: DOCTOR STRANGE (12A) ****

City streets and landmarks fold in on themselves and rotate and collapse on multiple axes with eye-popping fury in 3D and IMAX 3D.

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Cobie Smulders plays Turner and Tom Cruise plays Jack Reacher.

FILM REVIEW: JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK (12A)**

Based on the book by Lee Child, director Edward Zwick’s thriller continues the escapades of the eponymous former major in the Military Police Corps as he exposes greed and injustice.

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James Lyford , 25, Lee-on-the-Solent with Anthony Hopkins

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Transformers stars thank Gosport people for their hospitality

STARS of the latest Transformers saga have said thank you to Gosport for hosting them.

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