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Review — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One is a beautiful love letter to the Star Wars mythology

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Top 5: Film Trilogies

Dom Bennett outlines his top five picks for the all-time best film trilogies

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The Week in Film (8-12 Feb 16)

Find out what happens in the world of cinema with all the wacky and important film news in one article

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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

Future British Stars

Top 5: Potential Future British Stars

We count down the British actors aged 25 or under who have the potential to be huge stars in the future

A binary star system in formation. Photo: University of Manchester

Birth of ‘Tatooine’ star system witnessed by astronomers

Stunning images from a series of telescopes show enormous gas clouds in the process of developing into stars

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Feature: Should the Sci be Greater than the Fi?

Resident physics student/realist Adam Waterfield says: “In space, no one can hear you slag off George Lucas.”


Contrary Corner: Menage a Toys

Angus tells us why he believes Toy Story is the only truly perfect film trilogy


Top 5: Movie Robots

Lloyd gives us his Top 5 machines with movie magic


Contrary Corner: The force is strong with this one

Suraj Vara gives his controversial opinion on the latest instalments in the Star Wars franchise

American Beauty was the big award winner of 1999 Photo: Dreamworks

Year in film: 1999

Ally Mitchell looks back at the 90s’ last year of films

Easy Rider showed small budget didn't mean small success. Photo: Easy Rider, Columbia Pictures

A Year In Film: 1969

Andrew Home takes us through the film landscape of 1969