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Second in the series is a mid-franchise muddle of convoluted back stories with some stunning sequences

Paris

A rock ‘n’ roll sing-along right from the start, countless Queen classics ring out of the cinema speakers as the life of legendary performer Freddie Mercury unfolds before our eyes in moving biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.

Taking its title from his short story, this elegiac account of the final years of Oscar Wilde following his incarceration living in exile in France and Italy is a passion project for director, writer and lead actor Rupert Everett.

France

Bradley Cooper makes his directorial debut and stars with Lady Ga Ga in this remake of A Star is Born. A story last brought to the screen in 1976 by Barbara Streisand.

Our review of Slaughterhouse Rulez featuring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Margot Robbie and more.

Released to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War, Saul Dibb’s elegiac screen adaptation of RC Sherriff’s moving 1928 stage play about life on the frontline is being screened at Diss Corn Hall.

Manchester

Film and stage legend Vivien Leigh was born 105 years ago, on November 5, 1913. Here is a look back at her greatest movies.

Winston Churchill

All Clara (Mackenzie Foy) wants is a key – a one-of-a-kind key that will unlock a box that holds a priceless gift from her late mother.

From Lenny Abrahamson, director of the Oscar-nominated Room, comes this haunting period drama staring Domnhall Gleeson and Ruth Wilson.

Gleeson plays Doctor Faraday, a 1940s physician called to attend a sick maid at Hundreds Hall, a sprawling countryside manor, he is familiar with from his youth.

However, upon arrival he is drawn into a much deeper mystery surrounding the residents of the vast estate and a potential haunting at the manor itself.

They Shall Not Grow Old is currently showing in selected cinemas and also lined up for a TV showing over the Remembrance Day weekend. Read our review here.

BBC

Bradley Cooper makes his directorial debut and stars with Lady Ga Ga in this remake of A Star is Born – a story last brought to the screen in 1976 by Barbara Streisand.

Louisa Baldwin spoke to Norwich director Matthew Holness ahead of the release of thriller Possum, filmed in Norfolk and starring BAFTA-winning actor Sean Harris.

University of East Anglia

Hunter Killer is currently in the cinema it features Gerard Butler, Alexander Diachenko, and other well known stars. Find out what we thought of it here.

One of the most nerve-shredding horror movie characters has been reborn again for a terrifying film which will hit cinema screens this autumn.

Smallfoot might be a children’s film on paper but, alongside the eye-popping animation, catchy songs and loveable yetis on screen, there’s plenty of poignant hidden messages to take away.

Have you seen new noir thriller Bad Times at the El Royale, starring Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm and Chris Hemsworth? Read our review below.

The world’s worst spy returns in Johnny English Strikes Again, but this time the threats are technologically daunting and the villain a billionaire cyber attacker.

France

From Lenny Abrahamson, director of the Oscar-nominated ‘Room’, comes this haunting period drama staring Domnhall Gleeson and Ruth Wilson.

On the heels of their six-time Academy Award-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle and actor Ryan Gosling join forces for First Man.

We have met the titular anti-hero of Ruben Fleischer’s latest film before, menacing Peter Parker in Spiderman 3.

You’d never put them together but, watching Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga onscreen together, it feels like they were made to star alongside one another - and this modern day remake of A Star Is Born showcases their effortless chemistry and acting/singing skills perfectly.

If you’re a fan of Kevin Hart – most famous for starring alongside Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson in Central Intelligence and Ice Cube in Ride Along’, then you can’t go wrong with his latest comedy caper Night School.

Based on the best-selling novel by Sarah Waters, The Little Stranger, tells the story of Dr Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor.

Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish are fine actors and two of the funniest comedians working today.

With the weather forecast saying a typhoon is imminent, a gambling-addicted private eye spies on his ex-wife in Hirokazu Koreeda’s drama that boasts some first rate acting.

Four Weddings And A Funeral director Mike Newell helms another film with a cumbersome title, a sweeping tale of self-sacrifice set amid the Nazi occupation of Guernsey and starring Lily James.

London

See our review of crime drama King of Thieves, currently showing in cinemas. Have you seen the movie and what did you think of it?

This Oscar-nominated picture tells the story of controversial American figure skater Tonya Harding who was accused of conspiring to attack one of her rivals during the build up to the 1994 Olympics.

Sudbury

Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua team up for the fourth time for this sequel to 2014’s The Equalizer – a film loosely based on the 1980s British television series starring Edward Woodward.

Do you agree with our list of some of the worst films ever made?

Mary

Mary Poppins Returns. Well, thank God for that.

In 1987 director-writer-actor Shane Black’s Hawkins was the first character to meet his end at the hands of the eponymous alien in John McTiernan’s Predator.

Lady Bird isn’t strictly autobiographical, but indie actress-turned writer/director Greta Gerwig draws on fond memories of her Californian hometown for a beautifully observed valentine to mother-daughter relationships and youthful exuberance.

The Luna Cinema was back in Alexandra Palace park this weekend and crowds enjoyed special screenings of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and The Breakfast Club.

Take a look at our review of American Animals which is still in cinemas - have you seen the film? What did you think?

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