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‘Unforgettable’ doesn’t live up to title

FILM REVIEW: UNFORGETTABLE (15)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: ROSARIO DAWSON, KATHERINE HEIGL, GEOFF STULTS, CHERYL LADD, SIMON KASSIANIDES, MARISSA MORGAN, ISABELLA KAI RICE & ROBERT WISDOM

RUNNING TIME: 1 HR 40 MINS

DIRECTOR: DENISE DI NOVI

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THEIR FINEST

Nighy steals show in wartime dramedy

FILM REVIEW: THEIR FINEST (12A)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: GEMMA ARTERTON, SAM CLAFLIN, BILL NIGHY, JACK HUSTON, RACHAEL STIRLING, JEREMY IRONS, EDDIE MARSAN, HELEN McCRORY & RICHARD E GRANT

RUNNING TIME: 1 HR 57 MINS

DIRECTOR: LONE SCHERFIG

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Poppy Gill is running her street dance academy for the first four Mondays in May at St Norbert's Community Hall in Spalding.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG150217-114TW.

Youngsters can keep in step at Spalding street dance workshops

Parents in South Holland wanting to keep their children in shape can get tips from a youngster set to dance on the world stage.

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Surfllet St Lawrence Flower Festival

Flower power in our many churches

Church flower festivals throughout South Holland have started or will open this week.

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Instructor Dany Dalley (centre) with ladies at a previous belly dancing class.

Belly dancing your way to fitness with teacher Dany

If you fancy a completely different way to get fit, then there’s a chance to try belly dancing with a new course of sessions starting at Weston Village Hall on Monday (April 24).

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Baywatch

Month puts the ‘May’ into major...

While Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 and our exclusive review of Fast and Furious 8 dominated the early summer releases in our April movie guide last week, the season really ignites in May. Here’s a rundown of all the major releases throughout the month at Peterborough’s Showcase Cinema de Lux and Spalding’s South Holland Centre...

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Fast and Furious 8

CINEMA REVIEW: A vrooming entertaining blockbuster...

FAST & FURIOUS 8 (12A)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: VIN DIESEL, DWAYNE JOHNSON, JASON STATHAM, CHARLIZE THERON, MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ, TYRESE GIBSON, CHRIS ‘LUDACRIS’ BRIDGES, KURT RUSSELL, SCOTT EASTWOOD, NATHALIE EMMANUEL, ELSA PATAKY, KRISTOFER HIVJU, CELESTINO CORNIELLE, OLEK KRUPA, LUKE EVANS & HELEN MIRREN

RUNNING TIME: 2 HRS 16 MINS

DIRECTOR: F GARY GRAY

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A St George's Day parade by the 3rd Holbeach Scouts group will take on Sunday, April 23.  Photo: SG091114-196TW.

St George’s Day unveiling for outdoor gym equipment in Holbeach

Families in Holbeach are being invited to enjoy St George’s Day in the town event where new outdoor gym equipment will be officially unveiled.

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Jan Taylor and Sheila Booth at last years flower festival at Moulton All Saints Church.

Church flower festivals ready to bloom

South Holland will come alive with colour next weekend as annual spring flower festivals take place in many churches.

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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

Major releases kickstarting summer

While Fast and Furious 8 (see exclusive review opposite) unofficially launches the Summer movie season this week, the official start is always Bank Holiday weekend – which is headlined by this highly-anticipated blockbuster sequel! Here’s a rundown of all the major releases out now and in the next few weeks at Peterborough’s Showcase Cinema de Lux and Spalding’s South Holland Centre . . .

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Ghost in the Shell

FILM REVIEW: Drama doesn’t have a ghost of a chance

GHOST IN THE SHELL (12A)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: SCARLET JOHANSSON, MICHAEL PITT, PILOU ASBAEK, JULIETTE BINOCHE, PETER FERNINANDO, TAKESHI KITANO, CHIN HAN, DANUSIA SAMAL, LASARUS RATUERE & YUTAKA IZUMIHARA

RUNNING TIME: 1 HR 47 MINS

DIRECTOR: RUPERT SANDERS

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Free Fire

CINEMA REVIEW: Warehouse shoot-out right on target

FREE FIRE (15)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: ARMIE HAMMER, BRIE LARSON, SHARLTO COPLEY, CILLIAN MURPHY, SAM RILEY, JACK REYNOR, ENZO CILENTI, NOAH TAYLOR, MICHAEL SMILEY & PATRICK BERGIN

RUNNING TIME: 1 HR 31 MINS

DIRECTOR: BEN WHEATLEY

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Jurassic Crazy Golf will be open as part of Springfields Easter activities.

Easter fun starts this weekend

It’s nearly time for the Easter holidays and there’s plenty planned to entertain the children.

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Firefighters helping out at last years show which raised over �800 for Breast Cancer research.

Fashion show to help boost charity

There was no shortage of volunteers lining up to help take part in an upcoming fundraising fashion show to be held on April 6.

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Jenny Wood with judges Coun Gary Taylor and Scarlet Summerfield and John Gray from Riverbank Studios

First open arts winners announced

The first winners of South Holland Open Arts 2017 have been announced.

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LITERARY FESTIVAL: Crime novelist Alison Bruce (seated) with Rachel Eyre (with microphone) and Rachel Wilson at Iron Horse Ranch House in Market Deeping.  Photo supplied.

Mystery writer in town to help launch festival

Fans of crime writing in South Holland and the Deepings can meet the creator of Cambridge’s answer to Inspector Morse at a major event in April.

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Denzel Washingtons first directing gig in ten years, with
Suicide Squads Viola Davis  who won a Golden Globe and BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress.  Photo supplied.

MILLER TIME FILM PREVIEW: Denzel Washington leads and directs Fifties drama

FENCES (12A, SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH)

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Oscar nominee Michael Keaton (Birdman and the forthcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming) stars as in this original story  from the director of The Blind Side  of one of the worlds most iconic food chains, McDonalds.  Photo supplied.

MILLER TIME FILM PREVIEW

THE FOUNDER (12A, SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH)

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"In essence this IS a (Lego) Batman movie  just tongue-in- cheek and in computer-generated brick form".  Photo supplied.

MILLER TIME FILM REVIEW: Kapow! Brick Batman’s a hit

THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (U) SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

VOICE CAST: WILL ARNETT, MICHAEL CERA, ROSARIO DAWSON, RALPH FIENNES, ZACH GALIFIANAKIS, BILLY DEE WILLIAMS, JENNY SLATE, ZOE KRAVITZ, EDDIE IZZARD, SETH GREEN, CHANNING TATUM, JONAH HILL, ADAM DEVINE, MARIAH CAREY; HECTOR ELIZONDO

RUNNING TIME: 1 HR 44 MINS

DIRECTOR: CHRIS McKAY

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Janelle Monae (The Equalizer), Taraji P Henson (Oscar nominee for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) and Octavia Spencer (Oscar winner for The Help) star in Hidden Figures.  Photo supplied.

MILLER TIME FILM PREVIEW: US box office smash is a Space Race true story

HIDDEN FIGURES (PG, SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH)

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