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Frizzi 2 Fulci - Italian horror at the Barbican

Halloween preview: Composer Fabio Frizzi explains the art of putting music to blood, guts and gore

This Halloween, the Barbican will see Fabio Frizzi perform music he wrote for the late Italian film director, Lucio Fulci. who directed horror classics such as Zombie Flesh Eaters and City Of The Living Dead. Here, Frizzi tells us about the collaboration.

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Check out the best Halloween films in London

The 6 best spooky screenings for Halloween in London

What better way to frighten yourself silly this Halloween than sat in a darkened room with some of the scariest films in cinema history unfolding in front of you. We’ve put together a list of the best spooky screenings in London, see them if you dare…

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The Bond films are just one franchise that gives London a starring role on the big screen (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

VIDEO: See London become a movie star with Alex Zane and the BFI Film Festival

From Leicester Square to drive-ins to hot tubs, London loves going to the movies – and the movies love London.

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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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Professor Green - Growing Up In Public

Album review: Professor Green - Growing Up In Public

Green shows what he can do when he puts his mind to his rhymes in this mixed bag of a return.

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Natalie Mendoza as Imelda Marcos with cast including Dean John-Wilson as Ninoy Aquino

Theatre review: Here Lies Love at the National Theatre Dorfman

With an Evita revival running in the West End, there seems a trend for musicals about despotic, spendthrift self-styled women-of-the-people who married international leaders.

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Frizzi 2 Fulci - Italian horror at the Barbican

Halloween preview: Composer Fabio Frizzi explains the art of putting music to blood, guts and gore

This Halloween, the Barbican will see Fabio Frizzi perform music he wrote for the late Italian film director, Lucio Fulci. who directed horror classics such as Zombie Flesh Eaters and City Of The Living Dead. Here, Frizzi tells us about the collaboration.

Read full story »

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Experience the action of a London Lions basketball game!

Win tickets to see London Lions vs Leeds Force

The London Lions are the only professional basketball team in the capital, based at the state-of-the-art Copper Box Arena in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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