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Top 5: Movie ending songs

Sometimes a great piece of song-casting at the end of the picture can propel an already excellent film into greatness—here are the five best closing songs

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HOME Pick of the Week: Victoria

Although the plot often stretches plausibility, Victoria remains an entertaining and technically impressive drama

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Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane

10 Cloverfield Lane is, for the most part, a smart and tense thriller that sets up Cloverfield as a potentially exciting franchise

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TV Binge: Jessica Jones

Jessica Jones is a dark and gritty entry to Marvel’s TV canon that soars to the heights of top-notch TV drama

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Feature: Should this really be DiCaprio’s year?

Almost every Oscar prognosticator is saying that Leonardo DiCaprio winning an Oscar this year is a near-sure thing—but, the question is, does he deserve it?

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The Mancunion Oscar Predictions 2016

The Mancunion film section voted who they thought the winners will be on Oscar night and, in an ideal world, who they think should win. The results are in…

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Interview: Alex Hurst

Alex Hurst, the director of the upcoming student short film Hostage, tells us about the film’s production through the University of Manchester’s new filmmaking society

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HOME Pick of the Week: The Assassin

Hou Hsiao-hsien’s The Assassin is a stunningly beautiful yet subtle film that represents martial arts cinema at its absolute finest

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Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The first entry to the Star Wars sequel trilogy bears the essential charm and fun that made the original movies so memorable while setting up the franchise for a new generation

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Review: Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies succeeds as a decent espionage drama, and bears many of Steven Spielberg’s best and worst tendencies

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Review: Steve Jobs

Aaron Sorkin’s sharp writing, Danny Boyle’s energetic direction and Michael Fassbender’s note-perfect performance make this unconventional biopic of Steve Jobs unmissable

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Review: The Oresteia

Blanche McIntyre brings her interpretation of Ted Hughes’ concise translation of The Oresteia to Manchester’s HOME