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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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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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