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Showroom Cinema: Dogman of petty crime 

If it’s true that you can tell a lot about a person’s character by the way they treat animals, then the protagonist of Dogman, Italian director Matteo Garrone’s (Gomorrah) latest exploration of the hyper-masculine world of petty criminals and organised crime, seems like one of the good ones.
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They shall not grow old.

Impact on human history

We’re living through a period which feels like a major turning point in history, in which the very terms of the world’s countries’ relationships with each other are being renegotiated - from Brexit to President Trump’s destabilising new foreign policy agenda.
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A star is born

Showroom Cinema:  Promise of a star in love

Another fantastic assortment of films are hitting the screens this week, starting with the filmeverybody is talking about, A Star is Born, where the Oscar-nominated Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper star in a passionate tale of two musicians in love.
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Cliff Richard Live comes to Doncaster’s Vue cinema

Sir Cliff Richard is without a doubt one of our greatest musical treasures. With a staggering 103 album releases, a record breaking 123 single hits and the equivalent of 20 years spent in the UK charts, voted Britain’s “Ultimate Pop Star”, 2018 sees Sir Cliff celebrate his 60th anniversary in the music business.
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Classic film of Truths

Classic film of Truths

Well, last weekend didn’t quite signal the coming onslaught of autumn/winter as we imagined… but I’ve been assured by the weather app on my phone that this weekend will be the one. So, what better time than now to get lost in the world of one of the most consistently creative filmmakers in cinema history, still going strong in this, her 90 th year? Bring on Gleaning Truths: The Films of Agnès Varda.

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Showroom Cinema: A tumultuous love story

Showroom Cinema: A tumultuous love story

As September slowly saunters towards us and we prepare for the days to shorten and the sun to cool, the cinema calendar is starting to heat right up. BlacKkKlansman and The Children Act opened last weekend to critical acclaim; this week we continue with some festival favourites and award winners, and dive into a scintillating new season of ‘Stage on Screen’ events from National Theatre Live.

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Showroom Cinema: A political heavy-hitter

Showroom Cinema: A political heavy-hitter

As we drift towards the autumn season and the weather cools down, cinema inevitably kicks up a notch. The summer escapism and the blockbusters offering fun for all the family subside, making way for slightly more topical fare.

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Cinema: Trio of northern stories

Cinema: Trio of northern stories

Tonight, the Showroom is launching Our North: a short season of films that explore films written by the Barnsley-born Barry Hines. Hines was one of those rare writers who remained wholly committed to writing about where he came from and the issues that faced the working class.

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