Trekkie lecturer returns to the light side to organise Star Wars Day extravaganza

A UNIVERSITY lecturer has ditched his love of Star Trek to give students an intellectual insight into the greatest sci-fi series of all time.

Dwayne Johnson in Rampage.

Movies AND TRAILER: Dwayne Johnson goes on a Rampage!

Dwayne Johnson is on a mission to make people happy. He talks to Laura Harding about memes, movies and why he wants you to leave the cinema with a big smile on your face

The councils goal would be to develop the cinema site and then rent  it to a commercial operator.

Here’s all the open air cinema showings in and around Portsmouth this summer

WITH the sun starting to make an appearance everyone is looking forward to the summer nights spent with family and friends.


City centre celebration for opera and ballet

A SERIES of outdoor cinema screenings will be putting ballet and opera on the big screen in Portsmouth.

La boh�me is one of the screenings coming to Portsmouth. Picture: Catherine Ashmore

Ballet and opera under the stars as outdoor cinema comes to Portsmouth city centre

A SERIES of outdoor cinema screenings will be putting ballet and opera on the big screen in Portsmouth.


Find out more about neurological condition at talk

A TALK on a debilitating illness will be held at a community cinema event next month.

Emily Blunt in A Quiet Place.

Movies AND TRAILER: Emily Blunt and director husband John Krasinski on A Quiet Place

Working with your spouse can be a risky business, but as Emily Blunt and John Krasinski have discovered with near-silent thriller A Quiet Place, teaming up can pay off. Georgia Humphreys finds out more.

A still from Isle Of Dogs.

Movies AND TRAILER: Director Wes Anderson on Isle Of Dogs

He's known for writing and directing kooky films - and Wes Anderson's latest work, Isle Of Dogs, is no exception. Georgia Humphreys hears about his return to the world of stop-motion animation, and the inspiration behind the story.

Outdoor cinema view. Picture by Julia Conway

Outdoor cinema screenings to be shown at historic fort near Portsmouth

AN OUTDOOR cinema group that has screened films on farms for several years has branched out – into a historic fort.

Tye Sheridan in Ready Player One.

Movies AND TRAILER: Steven Spielberg on Ready Player One

Steven Spielberg returns to his adventure roots for Ready Player One, in which a group of young gamers embark on a journey to win ownership of a virtual universe called the Oasis. The legendary director - and the exciting cast he assembled - tell Georgia Humphreys more about the high-tech film.


WATCH: Red carpet awards bash in Southsea celebrates films made in just 48 hours

CREATORS united in Portsmouth for an awards ceremony celebrating films made in a 48-hour window.

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara in Mary Magdalene.

Movies AND TRAILER: Joaquin Phoenix on his role as Jesus in Mary Magdalene

Joaquin Phoenix rises to the challenge of playing Jesus of Nazareth in new biblical biopic Mary Magdalene. The actor talks to Georgia Humphreys about how he approached the part, the film's timeliness and his own faith.

David Calder as Julius Caesar in the play of the same name at The Bridge Theatre. Picture by Manuel Harlan

Beware the Ides of March, but enjoy this screening

Appearing in a school production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar was actually the first time acclaimed actor David Calder trod the boards.
Alicia Vikander in Tomb Raider.

Movies AND TRAILER: Alicia Vikander on her action role in Tomb Raider

As one of the most famous action heroes of all time, Alicia Vikander relished the chance to step into the shoes of Lara Croft. Georgia Humphreys hears how the actress embraced the intense physical side of the role.

Mark Hamill. Credit: Wiki Commons

Joy as Luke Skywalker actor Mark Hamill salutes fire service gag on Twitter

HAMPSHIRE firefighters have hailed a Star Wars actor an ‘absolute legend’ after he liked one of their tweets.

Jason Isaacs is Dracula in Monster Family.

Movies AND TRAILER: Jason Isaacs on Monster Family and Harry Potter

Harry Potter star Jason Isaacs lends his voice to Dracula in the new animated comedy Monster Family. He sits down with Laura Harding to talk about where he takes his daughters on day trips, feeling zen about his career and his experiences with Harry Potter super-fans

Clanfield woman wins Oscar for short film production

Clanfield woman wins Oscar for short film production

A WOMAN from Clanfield won at last night’s Oscars for her short film.

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The Clanfield film producer who has been nominated for an Oscar

The Clanfield film producer who has been nominated for an Oscar

AND the Oscar goes to...

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David Hayman as Ted, Celia Imrie as Bif, Joanna Lumley as Jackie, Imelda Staunton as Sandra and Timothy Spall as Charlie.

Movies AND Trailer: Imelda Staunton on Finding Your Feet

Finding Your Feet is far from your average depiction of the “golden age” as Georgia Humphreys discovers as she chats to star and veteran of British stage and screen Imelda Staunton

Film society to screen Oscar-winning production

A FILM society will be screening an Oscar-winning movie about a group of investigative journalists uncovering a massive sex abuse scandal in Boston.

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