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Review: Heart, soul and brains in The Edge of Seventeen

Matt Adcock reviews The Edge of Seventeen (15), starring Hailee Steinfeld and Woody Harrelson

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Post-truth crowned Word of the Year 2016

Post-truth crowned Word of the Year 2016

The Oxford Dictionary has announced that the word “post-truth” is Word of the Year 2016.

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Battle of the Christmas ads 2016: Which is your favourite?

With less than six weeks to go until Christmas Day, the annual round of festive adverts are now in full swing.

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Presenter and property expert Lucy Alexander/ Raise the Roof Productions

Casting call for new TV show which helps you find your dream home

Led by property expert, Lucy Alexander (of Homes Under the Hammer fame), indecisive house hunters will be given the chance to find the right property for them.

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Amy Adams in Arrival

Review: Alien encounter raises big questions in Arrival

Matt Adcock reviews Arrival, starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner

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Former Countdown star Carol Vorderman is going into the jungle

I’m a Celebrity... line up announced

All bets are off as we can now reveal the full lineup for I’m a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! 2016 which includes TV star Carol Vorderman, Gogglebox’s Scarlett Moffatt and Emmerdale’s Adam Thomas.

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The 10 oldest TV shows still on the air

The 10 oldest TV shows still on the air

This week, as we celebrate 80 years of television, we take a look at the oldest programmes still on the air.

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Ben Affleck in The Accountant

Review: The Accountant doesn't add up to much

Matt Adcock reviews The Accountant (15), starring Ben Affleck

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The 50 best innuendos from the last BBC series of the Great British Bake Off

After the BBC’s final series of Bake Off came to a close last week, let’s take a moment to appreciate another year of innuendo from a baking show that has never shied away from “moist” insides, “stiff” mixtures and bulging loaves.

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Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange

Review: Doctor Strange offers a new kind of cinematic magic

Matt Adcock reviews Doctor Strange (12A), starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Tilda Swinton

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POLL: Bake Off begins - how will our Candice do?

It’s started - the Great British Bake Off final.

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GBBO: As we pre-heat our ovens for the Bake Off final let’s recap on who we’ve lost already

GBBO: As we pre-heat our ovens for the Bake Off final let’s recap on who we’ve lost already

It’s been another season of burnt biscuits and showstopping cakes - the nation has been gripped by series 7 of the Great British Bake Off. With the final looming this Wednesday, here’s a recap on who’s had the upper crust and who’s had a soggy bottom.

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David Bowie

Unique insight into touring with Bowie

A UK exhibition tour of many stunning, never seen before, photographs of David Bowie has been extended to include a visit to Milton Keynes next spring.

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A battered Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher

Review: Jack Reacher's return is enjoyable but forgettable

Matt Adcock reviews Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (12A), starring Tom Cruise

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Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones in Inferno

Review: This Inferno fails to catch fire

Matt Adcock reviews Inferno (12A), starring Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones

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TV ads blamed for overweight children

TV ads blamed for overweight children

Children eat nearly two fifth more calories if they watch TV ads for junk food, even if they are full.

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Emily Blunt in The Girl on the Train

Review: Clunky acting derails The Girl on the Train

Matt Adcock reviews The Girl on the Train (15), starring Emily Blunt and Justin Theroux

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Underappreciated films on Netflix   The Hunter, Super, Slow West and Black Dynamite

Underappreciated films on Netflix – The Hunter, Super, Slow West and Black Dynamite

Netflix is quick to direct you towards its high-profile original shows and latest blockbuster movies.

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More women are opting for trainers over heels

More women buying trainers than high heels

Women are swapping high heels for comfy trainers as they follow in the footsteps of fashion icons such as Victoria Beckham who have ditched skyscraper shoes.

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Eva Green as Miss Peregrine

Review: Weird and wonderful fun with Miss Peregrine

Matt Adcock reviews Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children (12A), starring Eva Green

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