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Why The Nightmare Before Christmas is the most underrated Christmas film

The Nightmare Before Christmas says that it is fine to find a holiday dull, or to question the purpose of repeating it every year.
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Festive flicks: the best films to watch at Christmas

Get into the Christmas spirit with a .. Harry Potter marathon
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Frantz: a wrenching tale of remembrance

The French-German film Frantz, however, has gone unnoticed by many English-speaking viewers, despite being one of the most powerful films released to explore the after-effects of World War I.
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Beyond even the sprawling shots of the Indian landscapes, Hirani’s film achieves the quality of epic.

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Prestige talent is coming to Netflix in moves that may revolutionise cinema as we know it

Dare to be different, or the Devil we know?

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Fantastic Bore And Where To Fail Your Fans

The latest 'Fantastic Beasts' will leave you disappointed

‘Riverdale’, get off your hype horse

Jennifer Donnellan roots out the many flaws of the comic turned teen drama

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Viola Davis leads a group of kick-ass women in a heist film with a lot on its mind

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Town vs Gown 2019: Press Release

The official press release ahead of the Town vs Gown 2019 boxing event
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Some robotic pretentious waffle. Some cynical love songs. Some good hooks, a few nice bridges. Rinse and repeat for an album for an identikit album, with a dozen else out there the same.

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