TV and Film

TV & Film

Cinema Column; How film can transform society

Welcome to the Telegraph’s new film column. Each week, I will be discussing Sheffield film highlights, from upcoming releases to festivals and industry news.

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VIDEO: New Michael Jackson Thriller project revealed by John Landis in Sheffield

Michael Jackson fans are to be thrilled all over again with a 'spectacular' new top secret Thriller project, original director John Landis has revealed during a visit to Sheffield.
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Final Trailer

VIDEO: Excitement mounts as new Star Wars trailer released

Sci-fi fans are breathless with anticipation following release of another trailer for upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Hollywood filmmaking legend John Landis

WIN: Thriller director John Landis talk tickets in Sheffield

Hollywood legend John Landis - who directed Michael Jackson's iconic Thriller video - will give a talk in Sheffield this weekend and we have the last tickets to be won in our free competition.

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Film top dog Lassie with starlet Liz Taylor

Who's top dog in film animal kingdom?

Canine cutie Lassie came home first in UK's best loved movie animals survey.

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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.

Sheffield DJ Toby Foster reunites with teenage band to perform for Children in Need

Sheffield DJ Toby Foster reunites with teenage band to perform for Children in Need

After 30 years Toby Foster, BBC Radio Sheffield’s Breakfast presenter, is dusting off his bass guitar to reunite with his teenage band Courting The Act for Children in Need.

Big pants big suiccess

UTTER PANTS! How Bridget Jones boosted big underwear

We all giggled at the enormous underwear scene (reprised here) in first Bridget Jones film, now succeeded by successful baby sequel.
The decorative interior of the Spiegeltent which will host Festival of the Mind

Withnail and him

A new theory on the mystery of Jack the Ripper and a cult classic British movie of the Eighties come together in the Spiegeltent next week.

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The Great British Breakaway

BREADXIT: What happens when beloved shows and stars leave BBC

The Great British Bake Off making the move from BBC to Channel 4 retreads a path often taken by stars and shows in search of pastures (and payslips) new.
TV Licensing fraud emails rise

Rise in TV Licensing fraud emails

Fraudsters are using emails offering fake refunds on the TV Licence to steal bank account details.

Phil Charles

Sheffield Hallam lecturer takes home ‘Best Screenplay’ award

A screenwriting lecturer from Sheffield Hallam University has taken home the gong for ‘Best Screenplay’ at the British Screenwriters’ Awards.

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New on streaming services this month

As September rolls around we take a look at what the two biggest streaming services in the UK are bringing to our screens.

The Full Monty

QUIZ: Can you guess the Sheffield movie from part of the poster art?

How good is your knowledge of films with a Sheffield link?

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Mrs Brown's Boys

Mrs Brown’s Boys voted best British sitcom of the 21st century

It’s the farcical comedy which leaves critics stony-faced. But now Mrs Brown’s Boys has been voted the best British sitcom of the 21st century, beating Ricky Gervais’s observational masterpiece, The Office.

Doncaster Great British Bake Off star Val Stones. (Photo: BBC).

Doncaster woman begins quest to win TV's Great British Bake Off tonight

A Doncaster woman will begin her quest to win TV's Great British Bake Off tonight.

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Family favourite The Wizard Of Oz

Dorothy and Toto still pass screen test with kids after 77 years

There is no film like The Wizard of Oz when it comes to favourite family feature around here.

Sean Bean in the promotional film. (Photo: YouTube/HR Media).

VIDEO: Sheffield United fan Sean Bean praises Blades and Sheffield FC - but avoids Sheffield Wednesday in online clip

Sheffield-born and bred Hollywood star Sean Bean has sung his home city's praises in a new online video - but avoided paying tribute to Sheffield Wednesday in the promo film.

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GBBO's 2016 contestants gather in the baking tent.

Great British Bake Off contestants: Rolls-Royce engineer and pastor join 2016 lineup

A pastor and a Rolls-Royce aerospace engineer are among the 12 hopefuls competing to win the 2016 series of The Great British Bake Off.

* David Brent: Life On The Road is released in UK cinemas on August 19.

Ricky Gervais: David Brent 'not that bad compared to CBB D-listers'

Ricky Gervais said his David Brent character is "not so bad" compared to the "ruthless D-listers" competing on Celebrity Big Brother.
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