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HIM review - Carrie for the millennials leaves me unconvinced

It can be tough being a teenager – raging hormones, acne, exams, the pressures of social media, nosebleeds, telekinesis...

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Tom Hanks reprises his role as Dr. Robert Langdon

Inferno: More like damp matchstick

Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones jog around Florence in a bid to stop half the world getting killed by Dante- obsessed nutty Billionaire Bertrand Zobrist`s plague-virus.

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Sam Webster (David Morrissey), Gemma Webster (Keeley Hawes), Alice Webster (Abigail Hardingham), and Julien Baptiste (Tcheky Karyo) are at the centre of a mystery in The Missing

The Missing - An intricate jigsaw puzzle of a thriller

My wife recently undertook an ambitious project – completing a 1,000-piece jigsaw of a marina near Marseille.

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Rogue One will be released on December 16

Excitement mounts as new Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer released

Sci-fi fans are breathless with anticipation following the release of another trailer for the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
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Emily Blunt stars as Rachel

The Girl on the Train: Not a film you'll watch twice

Throughout history mankind has been witness to thousands of strange, unexplained ancient mysteries and events, as well as mysterious phenomena.
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Scare Kingdom

Lancashire recommends... Scare attractions

Get ready for a fright. Here are some spooky ideas of where to go for a scream!
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Anne Robinson (left) with Tiggi, Anni Jones, Jamie, Gianni, Shaune, Alfie, in the first episode of Robinsons new show, which looks at different aspects of British life

The Apprentice berk-athon is back... I blame the parents

Philip Larkin famously wrote that your parents – however unintentionally –make a mess of your life by the way they bring you up.
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18 wallies do Bargain Hunt

The Apprentice, first episode: 18 wallies do ‘Bargain Hunt’

Thirty six seconds. That’s how long it took before someone made a ludicrous claim about their own abilities in this, the 12th series of The Apprentice.

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Mark Wahlberg stars as Mike Williams

Deepwater Horizon: The most entertaining Hollywood Disaster movie since Armageddon

Peter Berg has done it again. The American is quite simply THE daddy of disaster movies and his latest offering is once again a must see – unless you work for BP.
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Mark Pate, Neil Sledding and James Buxton from Haffner's in Burnley with Ben Owen and Danni Brooke (s)

Burnley fans of ‘Hunted’ caught by show’s experts at town butchers

Three fanatical followers of Channel 4’s “Hunted” found themselves tracked down to the Burnley butchers where they work by two of the show’s expert professionals.

Blind or severely sight impaired people in Burnley are eligible for 50% concessions.

TV licence concessions available for blind viewers

Blind or severely sight impaired in Burnley have been urged to take advantage of half-price concession on their TV licences as they enjoy some of the UK’s top-rated audio-described shows.

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DCI Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) and Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan) in series three of The Fall

The Fall - chilling, remorseless and glacially stylish

According to an online dictionary I consulted –purely for the purposes of this first paragraph – the word ‘glacial’ can be defined in three ways.

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Denzel Washington stars as Chisolm

The Magnificent Seven: Will leave you wishing you’d stayed at home

I’m not gonna lie. The thought of Denzel Washington strutting around on horseback sold the film to me months ago.

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Ryan Salmon with Casting Director Georgia Jane and girlfriend Chloe Ingham. (s)

Couple make an emotional TV appearance

Burnley’s “Coach Trip” couple faced “The Human Lie Detector” in an emotional TV show encouraging a heart-to-heart about the future.

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Renee Zellweger as Bridget Jones

Bridget Jones’s Baby: Laugh-out-loud funny

Helen Fielding first examined the trials and tribulations of modern dating in London Society in her Bridget Jones Diary Column back in 1995.

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Robert Glenister as Bobby Day, Lesley Sharp as Lucy Cannonbury, Dino Fetscher as Alec Wayfield, and Indira Varma as Nina Suresh in ITVs drama Paranoid

They are paranoid, and I am out to get them

The coppers in the new crime drama Paranoid (ITV, Thursdays, 9pm) are a bit of a rum lot.

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Mary Berry

Mary Berry quits Great British Bake Off

Mary Berry will step down as a judge on The Great British Bake Off when it moves to Channel 4.
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Lucinda Chambers, the undoubted star of Absolutely Fashion: Inside British Vogue

A peek behind the skirts of the grand old lady of fashion

At one point in Absolutely Fashion – Inside British Vogue (BBC2, Thursdays, 9pm), the pony-tailed alien of Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, airily waved a silver leather fingerless-gloved hand and said: “We are always thinking about today, not yesterday. There is no credit in the past.”
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Akinwale Ariobieke

BBC airs documentary on ‘Purple Aki’

For years many believed he was little more than an urban myth but a television documentary is set to expose the wider world to the bizarre world of Akinwale Arobieke, aka Purple Aki.

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Bake-Off's Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry

Before Bake-Off... Eight other shows BBC lost to rivals

The Great British Bake Off is not the first show to find a new home after success on the BBC.

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