The Greatest Showman

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Hugh Jackman announces Australian arena tour, as The Greatest Showman looks set for sequel
‘My knees are bending in ways they haven’t in a while,’ says the 50-year-old actor, of his all-singing, all-dancing live show

Steph Harmon

26, Feb, 2019 @3:03 AM

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Forget Netflix - UK cinemas report best year at box office since 1970
Britons went to the movies 177m times in 2018, lured by local and Hollywood hits

Mark Sweney

22, Jan, 2019 @8:06 PM

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2018: the year in pop culture
Featuring Cardi B, Sting and Shaggy, Sharp Objects, Teddy from Atlanta, bad sex, Hereditary, Black Panther’s influence, and... dogs

Issy Sampson, Steve Rose, Fiona Sturges, Ellen E Jones, Michael Cragg, Gavin Haynes and Rebecca Nicholson

22, Dec, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Mary Poppins, The BFG and Spectre: your complete Christmas film guide
The best festive films, from the classic The Grand Budapest Hotel, to modern favourites such as Up and Brooklyn, plus the creepy baby from Twilight and everything in between

Paul Howlett and Phil Harrison

15, Dec, 2018 @10:00 AM

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The greatest showman? Hugh Jackman announces world tour
Actor to perform hits from musicals including The Greatest Showman and Les Misérables across Europe and North America

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

29, Nov, 2018 @2:00 PM

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How This Is Me became the new Let It Go – the ultimate anthem for the identity politics era
The Greatest Showman’s ode to being scarred and bruised but still proud, has taken over from the Frozen hit as the power ballad of the moment. It might even save the Labour party ...

Sian Cain

01, Oct, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Here We Go Again: how critics learned to stop worrying and love Mamma Mia!
The sequel to the Abba musical is earning significantly better reviews than the maligned original. Is it actually a better film – or a sign of shifting cultural values?

Laura Snapes

20, Jul, 2018 @9:20 AM

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How The Sound of Music led the way for the critic-proof hit musical
It was dismissed as a ‘sugar-coated lie’ by Pauline Kael – but The Sound of Music’s enduring success suggests audiences enjoy being manipulated. Just look at Mamma Mia!

Pamela Hutchinson

16, May, 2018 @12:25 PM

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Avengers: Infinity War goes cosmic with huge £29m opening at UK box office
Spectacular mashup of characters from across the Marvel universe boosts market by a sizeable 451% in best ever debut weekend for a superhero movie

Charles Gant

01, May, 2018 @3:45 PM

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Rampage digs its heels in at UK box office, but sunshine is real winner
Still No 1 despite a 55% drop from last week, the monster movie is still running amok in the hiatus ahead of Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War

Charles Gant

24, Apr, 2018 @11:47 AM

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On the Rampage: Dwayne Johnson hunts down Peter Rabbit at UK box office
The rabbit’s time at the top is over, while A Quiet Place holds steady along with a new Polish action movie

Charles Gant

17, Apr, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Peter Rabbit digs in for a fourth week on top at UK box office
Family favourite is still No 1, while high-concept horror A Quiet Place opened with a buzz and Love, Simon breaks the teen comedy mould

Charles Gant

10, Apr, 2018 @1:57 PM

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