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Top 10 – New Doctor Who Episodes

So incredibly excited for the 50th Anniversary Ep that is only 24 hours away!!!!! Of course we are seeing it in the cinema and Jack is threatening to dress up (and much as I am taking the mick out of him for it, I can not wait to see how he looks)! In celebration of the anniversary today check out Siobhan’s top 10 episodes of Doctor Who that have aired since it’s return in 2005 – Charlotte, Spark * Film and TV Online Editor

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Film Review – Dom Hemingway (by Leah Isaac Richards)

Jude Law stars as the rebellious Dom Hemingway, a criminal who has just been released from prison after serving a lengthy 12 years. After keeping his mouth shut for his boss, the notorious Mr Fontaine, he travels to the South of France with his one handed associate Dickie (Richard E. Grant), to demand compensation. The pair could not be more out of place within these sophisticated surroundings and to stress this, idyllic shots of the villa are juxtaposed with interior shots of ridiculous monkey pictures on the wall.» >

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Film Review – The Butler

Have you ever been so engrossed in a film that you forgot you were watching it? Only to be shocked when the credits roll and the lights flood your sensitive eyes to find that you have spilled your popcorn and you need to find a ride home. Some movies make the viewer aware of their spectatorship; they attract attention to the idea that what they are watching is in indeed a film, created in a fictional world, constructed in an artificial space.» >

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Film Review – Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa

Irving Zisman (Johnny Knoxville), an 86 year old randy pensioner, has been recently widowed much to his delight. Just as he’s preparing for a new life of booze and women, his daughter turns up with his grandson Billy (Jackson Nicoll), demanding that Irving ensures her son’s safe return to his father (Greg Harris), as she is being sent to jail. After a disastrous send off, with his dead wife ending up in the trunk of his car, Irving embarks on a road trip with his grandson from Nebraska to North Carolina to complete the job.

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Film Review – Gravity

The Earth. The slight crackling of a radio as a white shape slowly floats into the frame, revealed as the Hubble telescope being fixed by three space technicians. This is a seemingly routine spacewalk until debris from a missile crash interrupts it. What follows is tense but above all, it is beautiful. This is the ultimate magic of Gravity: its beauty on the big screen.

Alfonso Cuarón is renowned for his use of long shots in films such as Children of Men (2006) but this takes it to another level. » >

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Hunger Games Week – 1 day to go – EXCITEMENT!

Excitement that has been gradually growing for weeks (well, months) is finally drawing to a head, as we inch ever closer to the release of the second instalment of the Hunger Games trilogy, Catching Fire.

I have been watching the trailer almost constantly for the past hour to catch my tiny glimpses of what I have to look forward to, tomorrow evening, although some people will be watching it in mere hours.» >

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Hunger Games Week – 2 days to go – Debate

The Ultimate Battle: Book Vs FIlm

When I first read The Hunger Games, I loved it. Well, I say loved it…it wasn’t perfect and when I think about it, it’s actually the trilogy that I love. I love the concepts, the direction and the purpose – the overall storyline for the three books. It’s the journey through the trilogy that captivates my imagination and when I look back at the first book in comparison to its sequels, I surprise myself by thinking that the first book is the weakest.» >

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Hunger Games Week – 3 days to go – Actor Profile

Jennifer Lawrence

At 22 years of age Jennifer Lawrence has already won most awards going, starred in two blockbuster franchises and become the darling of the internet. As the youngest person ever to be nominated for two best actress Oscars, and the second youngest winner, she’s certainly a force to be reckoned with.

Born on the 15th of August 1990 in Kentucky, Lawrence started her career in the TVS comedy The Bill Engvell Show>

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