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Behind the scenes: The Bigger Picture

Life-sized sets, two metre high painted characters using 3D arms. Award-winning director Daisy Jacobs takes us behind the scenes of her most ambitious project 'The Bigger Picture'.

Life-sized sets, two metre high painted characters using 3D arms. Award-winning director Daisy Jacobs takes us behind the scenes of her most ambitious project 'The Bigger Picture'.

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Cartoon Movie: a springboard for European animation films

Which European animation films could come next to our cinemas? The answer may lie in Cartoon Movie, a business event for European animation

Which European animation films could come next to our cinemas? The answer may lie in Cartoon Movie, a business event for European animation

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Pearl-studded Oscars dress stolen from West Hollywood hotel

A pearl-studded dress that was one of the fashion highlights from this year’s Oscars has been stolen, say police. The custom-made Calvin Klein

A pearl-studded dress that was one of the fashion highlights from this year’s Oscars has been stolen, say police. The custom-made Calvin Klein

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Oscars: actresses' dresses and Neil Patrick Harris's underwear

Once a year tinsel town dons its finest garb and traipses down the red carpet for the star-studded Academy Awards. Women face running the gauntlet of

Once a year tinsel town dons its finest garb and traipses down the red carpet for the star-studded Academy Awards. Women face running the gauntlet of

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Oscars 2015 in six points

The 87th Academy Awards ceremony took place in the early hours of the morning European time. In case you didn’t catch it, here are five things you

The 87th Academy Awards ceremony took place in the early hours of the morning European time. In case you didn’t catch it, here are five things you

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Oscars: Foreign Film category dominated by dramas

Five formidable films are competing for the Best Foreign Film Oscar at this year’s Academy Awards. Polish-British filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski

Five formidable films are competing for the Best Foreign Film Oscar at this year’s Academy Awards. Polish-British filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski

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Oscars 2015 - best documentary nominations

The “Salt of the Earth” directed by Juliana Ribeiro Salgado and Wim Wenders, is one of the documentaries nominated at the 87th Annual Academy Awards

The “Salt of the Earth” directed by Juliana Ribeiro Salgado and Wim Wenders, is one of the documentaries nominated at the 87th Annual Academy Awards

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Birdman, Julianne Moore and Eddie Redmayne savour Oscar success

Well what a night at the Oscars in a ceremony dominated by Birdman, a black comedy-drama about a washed up Hollywood star trying to reinvent himself

Well what a night at the Oscars in a ceremony dominated by Birdman, a black comedy-drama about a washed up Hollywood star trying to reinvent himself

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Oscars 2015: Who will win Best Director?

The directors of 'Birdman', 'Boyhood', 'Foxcatcher', 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' and 'The Imitation Game' are all hoping for Oscar recognition.

The directors of 'Birdman', 'Boyhood', 'Foxcatcher', 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' and 'The Imitation Game' are all hoping for Oscar recognition.

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Top three picks for Oscars 'Best Film'

The Best Picture award at this year’s Oscars appears to be an open race. While there could be a surprise win for ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’, ‘The

The Best Picture award at this year’s Oscars appears to be an open race. While there could be a surprise win for ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’, ‘The

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Timbuktu: a poignant drama on fundamentalist Islam

Based on real events, 'Timbuktu' by Mauritanian director Abderrahmane Sissako is a passionate and beautifully shot film about the invasion of Mali by radical Islamists who want to impose Sharia law.

Based on real events, 'Timbuktu' by Mauritanian director Abderrahmane Sissako is a passionate and beautifully shot film about the invasion of Mali by radical Islamists who want to impose Sharia law.

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Wim Wenders honoured at Berlinale 2015

German filmmaker Wim Wenders has been honoured by the Berlin Film Festival for his lifetime’s work in the movie industry. Ten of his classic films

German filmmaker Wim Wenders has been honoured by the Berlin Film Festival for his lifetime’s work in the movie industry. Ten of his classic films

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Antonio Banderas handed honorary award at 'Spanish Oscars'

Penelope Cruz, Antonio Banderas, Pedro Almodovar – all the big names in Spanish cinema were there for Spain's Goya Awards ceremony

Penelope Cruz, Antonio Banderas, Pedro Almodovar – all the big names in Spanish cinema were there for Spain's Goya Awards ceremony

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BAFTAs give a taste of what's to come at the Oscars

Coming-of age drama ‘Boyhood’ scooped three prizes including Best Film and Best Director at Britain’s BAFTA awards. Shot over a 12-year period using

Coming-of age drama ‘Boyhood’ scooped three prizes including Best Film and Best Director at Britain’s BAFTA awards. Shot over a 12-year period using

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Damian Szifron's 'Wild Tales' is a joyful, wild ride

Imagine if Risi or Tarantino got together to make a film about revenge. Well, young Argentinian director Damian Szifron has gone ahead and done it

Imagine if Risi or Tarantino got together to make a film about revenge. Well, young Argentinian director Damian Szifron has gone ahead and done it

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'Anti-Russian' controversy surrounds Oscar nominated film Leviathan

Russian film Leviathan has been lauded internationally and received two Oscar nominations. But back home, the drama has come in for heavy criticism.

Russian film Leviathan has been lauded internationally and received two Oscar nominations. But back home, the drama has come in for heavy criticism.

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From stage to screen: Into The Woods attracts an all-star cast

‘Into The Woods’ is heading for the big screen. Director Rob Marshall is bringing Stephen Sondheim’s much-loved stage production to the cinema. It’s

‘Into The Woods’ is heading for the big screen. Director Rob Marshall is bringing Stephen Sondheim’s much-loved stage production to the cinema. It’s

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Clint Eastwood's 'American Sniper' nominated for six Oscars

‘American Sniper’ is based on the autobiography of US Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, known as the most lethal sniper in US military history. Having served in

‘American Sniper’ is based on the autobiography of US Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, known as the most lethal sniper in US military history. Having served in