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Oscar buzz builds for Rebecca Hall in 'Christine'

When Florida TV anchor Christine Chubbuck shot herself dead on live TV in 1974 little was known about her. Now there are two films out about her life.

When Florida TV anchor Christine Chubbuck shot herself dead on live TV in 1974 little was known about her. Now there are two films out about her life.

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New German film addresses Nazi child 'euthanasia'

Director Kai Wessel's film 'Fog In August' ('Nebel im August') addresses a dark period in German history - the Nazis' "euthanasia" programme.

Director Kai Wessel's film 'Fog In August' ('Nebel im August') addresses a dark period in German history - the Nazis' "euthanasia" programme.

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Remembering Andrzej Wajda: the voice of Poland

Andrzej Wajda, the acclaimed Polish director whose films reflected his country’s turbulent history, has died at the age of 90.

Andrzej Wajda, the acclaimed Polish director whose films reflected his country’s turbulent history, has died at the age of 90.

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Cillian Murphy stars in Nazi-era thriller

Irish heartthrobs Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan ('Fifty Shades of Grey') star in WWII thriller 'Anthropoid', based on the real story of a 1942 plan to assassinate a leading Nazi officer.

Irish heartthrobs Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan ('Fifty Shades of Grey') star in WWII thriller 'Anthropoid', based on the real story of a 1942 plan to assassinate a leading Nazi officer.

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'Land of Mine' shines light on 'dark side' of Denmark's war history

‘Land of Mine’ is a Danish-German film, which opens up a rather unknown chapter of World War Two. Directed by Denmark’s Martin Zandvliet, it is a

‘Land of Mine’ is a Danish-German film, which opens up a rather unknown chapter of World War Two. Directed by Denmark’s Martin Zandvliet, it is a

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Son of Saul goes for Oscar glory

Hungary has only ever once won an Oscar in 1981 when István Szabó‘s “Mephisto” triumphed as Best Foreign Language movie. This year it may have its

Hungary has only ever once won an Oscar in 1981 when István Szabó‘s “Mephisto” triumphed as Best Foreign Language movie. This year it may have its

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Finnish movie 'The Fencer' tells tale of 1950s Estonia

Set in Estonia in the 1950s, ‘The Fencer’ is the Finnish contender for an Oscar nomination in the Foreign Film category and it has already received a

Set in Estonia in the 1950s, ‘The Fencer’ is the Finnish contender for an Oscar nomination in the Foreign Film category and it has already received a

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Sufragette - a film which reflects a milestone in British history

For women to have the right to vote in the UK a group of women suffered the brutality of the authorities and the contempt of a part of society. Sarah

For women to have the right to vote in the UK a group of women suffered the brutality of the authorities and the contempt of a part of society. Sarah

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Films out now in Europe

Let’s see what out in Europe at the moment. We start with ‘Virgin Mountain’ by Icelandic director Dagur Kári, a bittersweet movie described as a

Let’s see what out in Europe at the moment. We start with ‘Virgin Mountain’ by Icelandic director Dagur Kári, a bittersweet movie described as a

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Brooklyn: An Irish girl torn between two lovers and two countries

Set in Ireland and America, Brooklyn is the story of young Ellis Lacey, played by Saoirse Ronan, who finds herself torn between two countries and two

Set in Ireland and America, Brooklyn is the story of young Ellis Lacey, played by Saoirse Ronan, who finds herself torn between two countries and two

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Domestic violence protestors crash 'Suffragette' London premiere

Feminist protesters campaigning against domestic violence stormed the red carpet at the premiere of ‘Suffragette’, which tells the story of British

Feminist protesters campaigning against domestic violence stormed the red carpet at the premiere of ‘Suffragette’, which tells the story of British

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Spielberg's 'Bridge of Spies' co-written by Coen brothers

Based on the novel of the same name, Steven Spielberg’s latest movie ‘Bridge of Spies’ stars Tom Hanks as an American lawyer recruited by the

Based on the novel of the same name, Steven Spielberg’s latest movie ‘Bridge of Spies’ stars Tom Hanks as an American lawyer recruited by the

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Fassbender wows Edinburgh crowd for Macbeth premiere

Set in 11th century Scotland and using Shakespeare's original dialogue, the film follows the story of Macbeth whose ambitious wife, played by Marion Cotillard, urges him to kill to in her pursuit of p

Set in 11th century Scotland and using Shakespeare's original dialogue, the film follows the story of Macbeth whose ambitious wife, played by Marion Cotillard, urges him to kill to in her pursuit of p

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Oscar-contender explores Roma enslavement

This week Cinema Box is bringing you the latest movie by Romanian director Radu Jude. ‘Aferim’ is at once a black comedy, a Western and a historical

This week Cinema Box is bringing you the latest movie by Romanian director Radu Jude. ‘Aferim’ is at once a black comedy, a Western and a historical

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki horrors recalled, undiminished

The dropping of atom bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 70 years ago is given new focus in a special exhibition at American

The dropping of atom bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 70 years ago is given new focus in a special exhibition at American

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Newly-identified Srebrenica victims taken to final resting place

A truck carrying coffins with the remains of 136 victims of Europe’s worst mass killing since the Holocaust: the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. The

A truck carrying coffins with the remains of 136 victims of Europe’s worst mass killing since the Holocaust: the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. The

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'Son of Saul' Cannes Special Jury winner hits hard

While most countries still have to wait for the pleasure of seeing Laszlo Nemez’s film ‘Son of Saul.’ The film, which won the Special Jury Prize at

While most countries still have to wait for the pleasure of seeing Laszlo Nemez’s film ‘Son of Saul.’ The film, which won the Special Jury Prize at

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Son of Saul is a front-runner at Cannes

Having a film selected to compete at the Cannes Film Festival is quite an achievement. Having your first film selected is even more so. “Son of Saul”

Having a film selected to compete at the Cannes Film Festival is quite an achievement. Having your first film selected is even more so. “Son of Saul”

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Matthias Schoenaerts co-stars in Thomas Hardy film adaptation

Based on Thomas Hardy’s classic novel of the same name, ‘Far From The Madding Crowd’ stars Carey Mulligan as a headstrong, independent country girl

Based on Thomas Hardy’s classic novel of the same name, ‘Far From The Madding Crowd’ stars Carey Mulligan as a headstrong, independent country girl

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Rickman and Winslet spread A Little Chaos

Actor Alan Rickman makes a rare foray into directing with “A Little Chaos”, in which he also plays Louis XIV and is reunited on-screen with Kate

Actor Alan Rickman makes a rare foray into directing with “A Little Chaos”, in which he also plays Louis XIV and is reunited on-screen with Kate