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DVD review: Operation Avalanche (4 out of 5)

One of the biggest conspiracy theories down the years has been that we never actually got to the Moon - it was all a big show put on so the USA could beat the Russians in the space race.

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Films to look out for

14 films to look forward to in 2017

From thrillers to comedies and superheroes, we have already been treated to some big releases this year.

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Beauty and the Beast

Film review: Beauty and the Beast (4 out of 5)

It seemed a strange idea of Disney’s to rummage through their treasured and much-loved back catalogue of animations and turn them in real-life versions.

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Making and teaching pottery in the heart of Eastbourne

Graham at the wheel

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Pet

DVD review: Pet (3 out of 5)

Seth is a lonely man who works in an animal shelter, living a regimented boring life that has little going for it.

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Viceroy's House

Film review: Viceroy’s House (4 out of 5)

Britain’s link with India lasted 300 years and ended in hundreds of thousands of deaths of men, women and children as long simmering resentment surfaced among rival factions.

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Danny Baker comes to Royal Hippodrome in Eastbourne

Danny Baker heading this way with tall tales and tantalising chat

Broadcasting legend Danny Baker is just completing his first ever tour which is called Cradle To The Stage.

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Get into the spirit of World Book Day

30 brilliant books you can read in a day

It’s the 20th annual World Book Day tomorrow (Thursday, March 2) and what better way to celebrate than curling up with a good book?

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John Travolta (left) in Life on the Line

DVD review: Life on the Line (3 out of 5)

The work of the lineman is a very American phenomenon.

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Hidden Figures

Film review: Hidden Figures (4 out of 5)

It seems there have been quite a few movies ‘based on true events’ recently. Some have told a good tale, some have highlighted interesting events.

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Denial

Film review: Denial (4 out of 5)

It’s a tough act to create a movie out of a libel case that went on for weeks and the result of which is widely known.

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T2 Trainspotting

Film review: T2 Trainspotting (3 out of 5)

Back in 1996 Trainspotting hit the big screen with a vengeance.

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COUNTY NEWS: Biggest Roman find yet for city

An amazing discovery just below the surface of a park is being hailed as the most complete Roman find ever unearthed in a Sussex city.

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Dev Patel in Lion

FILM REVIEW: Lion (5 out of 5)

Saroo Brierley is a very lucky man. As this remarkable movie based on real events reveals, he could easily have been just another statistic, a vulnerable young child lost in a massive country that struggles to cope with poverty.

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USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

DVD REVIEW - USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (3 out of 5)

No doubt there are plenty of amazing second world war stories still to be given over to a movie.

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A Monster Calls

FILM REVIEW: A Monster Calls (4 out of 5)

The wealth of young acting talent in this country and elsewhere always amazes me.

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Collateral Beauty

Film review: Collateral Beauty (3 out of 5)

Reaction to this movie seems to have been quite extreme.

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Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood and the Great British Bake Off contestants

The BBC wins 2016

The Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board (Barb) has released the list of the top 40 highest-rated TV programmes of 2016 so far.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Film review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (5 out of 5)

As a spin-off from the original Star Wars series, you may think Rogue One might just be a pleasant distraction from the ongoing franchise.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Five things you need to know about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

There’s just days to go until the new Star Wars film hits UK cinemas - and the excitement among fans is palpable.

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