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Film Review: More of the same as Jurassic World franchise returns

J.A. Bayona (The Orphanage, A Monster Calls) brings an imaginative horror lens to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, but this haphazard sequel hinges on worn-out plot devices, writes Natalie Stendall.

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DVD Review: Series four of Plebs is a comic treat

DVD Review: Series four of Plebs is a comic treat

Years ago in my teens, our Latin teacher told his young charges struggling to get to grips with the classics that traffic jams were not a modern-day problem - it was the same in ancient Rome, writes Tony Spittles.

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Film review: Filmworker is a fascinating new documentary

Film review: Filmworker is a fascinating new documentary

In the opening to Tony Zierra’s new documentary, Filmworker, Leon Vitali is described as a moth that flies towards the light and burns off its wings. Director Stanley Kubrick is that light, writes Natalie Stendall.

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Leon Robson and Peter Herniman, of Pinders Opticians in Southwell, at the launch of the challenge to build a Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon.

Lego cchallenge to mark ‘Star Wars’ Day

To mark ‘Star Wars’ Day today, a 12-hour challenge to build the fictional starship Millennium Falcon from 7,500 pieces of Lego has been launched.

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Could your family take on The Chaser?

Nottinghamshire contestants wanted for The Family Chase

Nottinghamshire families are being invited to apply to appear on a family version of hit quiz show The Chase.

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Alison Swan Parente, left, with Top of the Shop presenter Tom Kerridge and fellow food judge Nisha Katona.

Welbeck food school founder turns television judge in new BBC series

The founder of the Welbeck Estate’s School of Artisan Food made her television debut this week, in a search for the UK’s finest produce.

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Sir Ken Dodd

11 of Sir Ken Dodd's best one-liners

Sir Ken Dodd, one of the last music hall entertainers has died at the age of 90, just two days after marrying his long-term partner, Anne Jones.

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REVIEW: Award-winner Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a must-see

Part drama part crime caper, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a magnificent and eccentric blend of realism and absurdity. From Martin McDonagh, writer director of In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths, it’s already tipped for Oscar success with nine nominations at this year’s BAFTAs and four wins at the Golden Globes already in the bag.

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Applications are now open for the new series of Love Island

Applications for new series of Love Island open now

Fancy spending the summer in a luxury villa in the sunshine while looking for love?
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TV shows that turned 20 this year

TV shows that turned 20 this year

As 2017 draws to a close we take a look back at TV shows that turned 20 this year.

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Elizabeth McKenna.

End of the road for Notts apprentice hopeful

Southwell florist Elizabeth McKenna admitted her wildest dreams came true – but it was not enough to earn her a place in The Apprentice final.

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REVIEW: Daddy’s Home 2 oozes feelgood vibes in spite of lazy writing

REVIEW: Daddy’s Home 2 oozes feelgood vibes in spite of lazy writing

With their petty jealousies settled in 2015’s hit comedy Daddy’s Home, dad Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and stepdad Brad (Will Ferrell) reunite for a ‘together Christmas’ with their wives and stepchildren in Daddy’s Home 2.

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Which is your favourite of this year's Christmas adverts?

VOTE: Which is your favourite of this year's Christmas adverts?

Over the last few years, television adverts have become a massive part of the Christmas festivities.

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VIDEO: E4's Tattoo Fixers looking for people to take part in new series

Do you have a terrible tattoo you'd love to get covered up?

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Bear Grylls, star of the reality TV show, 'The Island'.

Mansfield shop comes to rescue of Bear Grylls’s TV show ‘The Island’

The expertise of a Mansfield shop will be helping a contestant in the next instalment of Bear Grylls’s hit reality-TV show, ‘The Island’.

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The LEGO Ninjago Movie in UK cinemas now. Copyright 2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved Copyright  2017 The LEGO Group

WIN: The LEGO Ninjago Movie film merchandise goody pack

To celebrate the release of The LEGO Ninjago Movie, now in UK cinemas, Warner Bros Pictures have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win a film merchandise goody pack.

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There's a Take Me Out over 50s special being planned.

Take Me Out looking for 'silver foxes' and 'golden girls' for over 50s special

Hit ITV dating show Take Me Out is looking for 'silver foxes' and 'golden girls' to appear in a new over 50s special.

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The film will be in cinemas in December.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi official trailer is released

The official trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been released - sending fans into a frenzy on social media.

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The cost of some Netflix subscriptions is going up for UK users.

Netflix set to raise prices for UK users

For the first time in two years online streaming giant, Netflix, has raised its monthly subscription prices for UK customers.

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Liz Dawn - best known for playing Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street

Coronation Street star Liz Dawn - aka Vera Duckworth - dies

Actress Liz Dawn, best known for playing Vera Duckworth in Coronation Street, has died.
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