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FILM REVIEW: Valerian frustrating but just about watchable

FILM REVIEW: VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS (12A)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: DANE DEHAAN, CARA DELEVINGNE, SAM SPRUELL, CLIVE OWEN, ETHAN HAWKE, RIHANNA, KRIS WU, HERBIE HANCOCK, RUTGER HAUER & THE VOICES OF ELIZABETH DEBICKI & JOHN GOODMAN

RUNNING TIME: 2 HRS 17 MINS

DIRECTOR: LUC BESSON

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Spider-Man

FILM REVIEW: Young star nails first outing as Spidey

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING (12A)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: TOM HOLLAND, MICHAEL KEATON, ROBERT DOWNEY JR, JACOB BATALON, JON FAVREAU, MARISA TOMEI, LAURA HARRIER, BOKEEM WOODBINE, ZENDAYA, DONALD GLOVER, TONY REVOLORI, MICHAEL CHERNUS, LOGAN MARSHALL-GREEN, GWYNETH PALTROW, CHRIS EVANS & THE VOICE OF JENNIFER CONNELLY

RUNNING TIME: 2 HRS 13 MINS

DIRECTOR: JON WATTS

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Baby Driver

Crime thriller really hits the mark

FILM REVIEW:

BABY DRIVER (15)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: ANSEL ELGORT, KEVIN SPACEY, JAMIE FOXX, JON HAMM, LILY JAMES, EIZA GONZALEZ, JON BERNTHAL, CJ JONES, LANNY JOON & FLEA

RUNNING TIME: 1 HR 53 MINS

DIRECTOR: EDGAR WRIGHT

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Despicable Me 3

FILM REVIEW: Third time unlucky as the laughs get fewer

DESPICABLE ME 3 (U)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

VOICE CAST: STEVE CARELL, TREY PARKER, KRISTEN WIIG, STEVE COOGAN, JENNY SLATE, MIRANDA COSGROVE, DANA GAIER, NEV SCHARREL, PIERRE COFFIN & JULIE ANDREWS

RUNNING TIME: 1 HR 30 MINS

DIRECTORS: PIERRE COFFIN & KYLE BALDA

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The House

FILM REVIEW: More of the same but you still laugh out loud

FILM REVIEW:

THE HOUSE (15)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: WILL FERRELL, AMY POEHLER, JASON MANTZOUKAS, RYAN SIMPKINS, NICK KROLL, ALLISON TOLMAN, ROB HUEBEL, ALEXANDRA DADDARIO & JEREMY RENNER

RUNNING TIME: 1 HR 28 MINS

DIRECTOR: ANDREW JAY COHEN

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FILM REVIEW: Robots do battle in Boredom Bay

TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT (12A)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: MARK WAHLBERG, LAURA HADDOCK, ANTHONY HOPKINS, JOSH DUHAMEL, ISABELA MONER, JOHN TURTURRO, JERROD CARMICHAEL, SANTIAGO CABRERA, STANLEY TUCCI & THE VOICES OF NICOLA PELTZ, OMAR SY, STEVE BUSCEMI, JOHN GOODMAN & PETER CULLEN

RUNNING TIME: 2 HRS 29 MINS

DIRECTOR: MICHAEL BAY

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Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman is, well, simply wonderful

FILM REVIEW:

WONDER WOMAN (12A)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: GAL GADOT, CHRIS PINE, DAVID THEWLIS, DANNY HUSTON, ROBIN WRIGHT, CONNIE NIELSEN, LUCY DAVIS, EWEN BREMNER, SAID TAGHMAOUI, EUGENE BRAVE ROCK & ELENA ANAYA

RUNNING TIME: 2 HRS 21 MINS

DIRECTOR: PATTY JENKINS

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The Mummy

Oh Mummy! June is looking flamin’ hot for new releases

The sensational Wonder Woman (see review on opposite page) relit the Summer box-office fire this week after some recent blockbusters went up in smoke.

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PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN - SALAZARS REVENGE (12A)

Pirates of the Caribbean back on steady seas – but still some choppy waters

FILM REVIEW:

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN – SALAZAR’S REVENGE (12A)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: JOHNNY DEPP, JAVIER BARDEM, BRENTON THWAITES, KAYA SCODELARIO, GEOFFREY RUSH, KEVIN McNALLY, STEPHEN GRAHAM, DAVID WENHAM, PAUL McCARTNEY, ORLANDO BLOOM & KEIRA KNIGHTLEY

RUNNING TIME: 2 HRS 9 MINS

DIRECTOR: JOACHIM RONNING & ESPEN SANDBERG

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Baywatch

New Baywatch film: Stupid, simple and sexist but some will like it

BAYWATCH (15)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: DWAYNE JOHNSON, ZAC EFRON, ALEXANDRA DADDARIO, KELLY ROHRBACH, PRIYANKA CHOPRA, JON BASS, ILFENESH HADERA, PAMELA ANDERSON & DAVID HASSELHOFF

RUNNING TIME: 1 HR 56 MINS

DIRECTOR: SETH GORDON

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King Arthur

FILM REVIEW: Ritchie offering just about enjoyable enough

KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD (12A)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: CHARLIE HUNNAM, JUDE LAW, ASTRID BERGES-FRISBY, ERIC BANA, DJIMON HOUNSOU, AIDEN GILLEN, NEIL MASKELL, KINGSLEY BEN-ADIR, FREDDIE FOX, CRAIG McGINLAY, TOM WU, ANNABELLE WALLIS, GEOFF BELL & DAVID BECKHAM

RUNNING TIME: 2 HRS 6 MINS

DIRECTOR: GUY RITCHIE

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Alien Covenant

FILM REVIEW: Serviceable Alien prequel but nowhere near masterpiece of 1979

ALIEN: COVENANT (15)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: KATHERINE WATERSTON, MICHAEL FASSBENDER, BILLY CRUDUP, DANNY McBRIDE, DEMIAN BICHIR, CARMEN EJOJO, JUSSIE SMOLLETT, CALLIE HERNANDEZ, AMY SEIMETZ, BENJAMIN RIGBY, TESS HAUBRICH, GUY PEARCE, NOOMI RAPACE & JAMES FRANCO

RUNNING TIME: 2 HRS 2 MINS

DIRECTOR: RIDLEY SCOTT

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A Dog's Purpose

Film fun for half-term hols and beyond at Spalding’s South Holland Centre

A DOG’S PURPOSE

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King Arthur

Major releases out in next few days

ALIEN: COVENANT (15, SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, FROM 
TOMORROW)

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Guardians of the Galaxy

FILM REVIEW: Second Guardians of the Galaxy another entertaining thrill ride

FILM REVIEW:

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 (12A)

SHOWCASE CINEMA DE LUX PETERBOROUGH, OUT NOW

CAST: CHRIS PRATT, DAVE BAUTISTA, ZOE SALDANA, MICHAEL ROOKER, KURT RUSSELL, POM KLEMENTIEFF, KAREN GILLAN, ELIZABETH DEBICKI, SYLVESTER STALLONE, SEAN GUNN, LAURA HADDOCK, MICHELLE YEOH, MICHAEL ROSENBAUM, VING RHAMES, AND THE VOICES OF BRADLEY COOPER & VIN DIESEL

RUNNING TIME: 2 HRS 16 MINS

DIRECTOR: JAMES GUNN

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Copyright: HRH The Duchess of Cambridge

Princess Charlotte turns two at Anmer

Princess Charlotte, daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, celebrated her second birthday on Tuesday and this charming picture taken by her mother at their Anmer Hall home last month was released to mark it.

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UNFORGETTABLE MOVIE

‘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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