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Secret Cinema Back to the Future

Review: Secret Cinema Presents Back to the Future

It didn’t get off to the best start, with the first week of shows cancelled and angry fans taking to social media in their droves to vent their frustrations.

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The view from the ferris wheel over the replica Hill Valley town square in Stratford. Pic: Secret Cinema/Laura Little

Secret Cinema: Back To The Future review

About a mile from Hackney Wick station, improbably overlooked by the sleek glass-front of the Westfield mega mall, sits a replica of the small Californian town of Hill Valley circa 1955.

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(Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

11 amazing quotes from Robin Williams’ incredible life and career

After news that Robin Williams was found dead in a suspected suicide at his home in California, we share a little of the magic he left behind.

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Jenna Coleman and Peter Capaldi attend the Doctor Who London premiere Q&A at the BFI Southbank  (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Doctor Who world premiere: Spoiler-free review of the new series’ opening episode

Take a deep breath, there’s a new Time Lord in the TARDIS, and he’s nothing like the man you expected…

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Get steamy at Hot Tub Cinema, or chill at Backyard Cinema, or even go retro at a drive-in. There's just no good reason to go Leicester Square this summer [Photo courtesy of Hot Tub Cinema]

Top five summer cinemas in London

Bored of hearing your ticket-blagging friends go on about Secret Cinema, or just not willing to shell out £50 to watch a film in London?

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Mark Gatiss arriving for the final performance of the Monty Python Live (Mostly) show at the 02 Arena in London.

Doctor Who and Sherlock mastermind Mark Gatiss on Peter Capaldi, Britishness and the film that changed his life

Since he last graced these pages in the suspenseful aftermath of Sherlock’s second series, the snowballing success of the BBC drama has seen Mark Gatiss become one of the most coveted minds in television.

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The set of Secret Cinema doesn't look quite ready. Picture by Alex Pickup.

Secret Cinema Back to the Future set at Olympic Park

This picture shows how the Secret Cinema Back to the Future set looked at 11.30am on Friday 25 July.

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The racy film tells the story of the forbidden romance between Anastasia Steele and the enigmatic Christian Grey. [Youtube]

VIDEO: Fifty Shades Of Grey trailer features Beyonce

The first trailer for the film of sexy smash-hit book Fifty Shades Of Grey has finally been released! You can take your first look at the enigmatic Christian Grey, played by Northern Irish actor Jamie Dornan, below, but we’re most excited about the exclusive version of Beyonce’s Crazy In Love!

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What are you doing this weekend? Why not watch a film in a bath full of strangers?

Hot Tub Cinema gets cool in Shoreditch

When Hot Tub Cinema first sprang up in 2012, we all thought the idea was a bit weird and slightly gross. But two years later it’s become a summer staple and we’re excited to announce that the bubbly entrepreneurs are leaving their rooftop hotspots to take Hot Tub Cinema underground – literally.

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Edge of Tomorrow

Film review: Edge of Tomorrow

The concept of a time loop is not an original one and there are strong flavours of Bill Murray’s Groundhog Day, Jake Gyllenhaal’s Source Code and even Adam Sandler’s 50 First Dates in Tom Cruise’s latest sci-fi blockbuster.

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Director and president of the jury David Lynch during a photocall at the Palais des Festival during the 55th Cannes Film Festival.

Soundtrack night to conjure up a David Lynch dream

Responsible for startling films like The Elephant Man, Eraserhead and Blue Velvet, as well as cult TV show, Twin Peaks, David Lynch is one of America’s most recognisable auteurs.

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(l-r) Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy, Sir Ian McKellen and Michael Fassbender  (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)

X-Men cast reunite for blue carpet premiere- PICTURES

X-Men stars James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender came face-to-face with their older counterparts Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen at the rain-soaked UK premiere of their new superhero film.

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Actors Bob Hoskins and Jaime Winstone share a joke at the 'Made In Dagenham' premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

7 of the best Bob Hoskins quotes

Acting legend Bob Hoskins’ classic films included The Long Good Friday, Who Framed Roger Rabbit? and Mona Lisa.

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Monty Python last November. From left to right: Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and John Cleese (Picture: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Monty Python to return to the big screen

Monty Python is returning to cinemas after the cult comedy troupe struck a deal to have their final ever gig at London’s O2 beamed worldwide.

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Belgian thriller The Salamander is out this week

DVD Reviews: Salamander, Wake in Fright and the Essential Jacques Tati

From Belgian thrillers to a lost Australian gem and the 30th anniversary of the ultimate mock-doc, Barry Forshaw reviews this week’s DVD releases:

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Best supporting actress and 12 Years a Slave star Lupita Nyong'o (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Oscars 2014: Best and worst dressed

It’s the biggest night of the year for the mainstream film industry, so the pressure for celebs to look their best (or just simply make an impression) is on at the Oscars.

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

Not so Secret Cinema stages The Grand Budapest Hotel

Quirky film director Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel is the latest movie to get the Secret Cinema treatment

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The project will see the cinema's period features restored alongside the introduction of modern film display technology (Picture: Tim Ronalds Architects 2014/PA Wire)

Revamp plan for UK’s oldest cinema in London given green light

A £6million project to restore London’s Regent Street Cinema, the UK’s oldest, has been given the go-ahead by Westminster council, with broadcaster Sandi Toksvig also throwing her weight behind the plans.

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Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Album review: Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Journey-inspired instrumental album that certainly nails its hypnotic nature, but for the right reasons?

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Hackney Yard Theatre Jacks Johns and Lilian Schiffer

Theatre review: These Are Your Lives at the Yard Theatre

Are you sitting comfortably? May the chat show begin. This darkly comic play starts simply, quietly, the audience very much part of the scene.

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Secret Cinema Back to the Future

Review: Secret Cinema Presents Back to the Future

It didn’t get off to the best start, with the first week of shows cancelled and angry fans taking to social media in their droves to vent their frustrations.

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Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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