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10 mediocre movies people love because of their sensational soundtracks

We were kinder than many when reviewing Bohemian Rhapsody but it would be fair to say that the Queen biopic has been hit by a generally frosty critical reception.

Audiences, however, seem to love the film, leading to hearty takings being raked in across the world.

The way we see it, the critics aren’t wrong about Bohemian Rhapsody‘s faults but it’s no surprise that audiences have responded with a lot more warmth. Here are ten more examples of so-called ‘mediocre movies’ with reception-transforming soundtracks…

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Chickens and Scandal! What the Inbetweeners did next…

‘Unfortunately this is it.’ So said Simon Bird at the premiere of The Inbetweeners 2, seemingly marking the end of an era for the crude antics of the boys from North-West London.

From 2008 to 2014, Bird, Joe Thomas, James Buckley and Blake Harrison leant their talents to the roles of Will, Simon, Jay and Neil – aka ‘the inbetweeners’ – for three television series and two hit films, all under the gleeful eyes of series-creators Iain Morris and Damon Beesley.

Coinciding with the series – which exploited the grim realties of British state school adolescence for smutty humour – reaching its tenth anniversary, Morris and Beesley have teamed up with Thomas for a new project, albeit one not a million miles from The Inbetweeners in tone.

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Every Disney remake currently in production…

Ever since Alice in Wonderland became a $1bn success for Disney – for pity’s sake, don’t mention Through the Looking Glass – the House of Mouse have set about replicating their animated successes of the past with ‘live-action’ remakes.

Cinderella was a charming delight, The Jungle Book a triumph and Beauty and the Beast a joyful escapade in froth.

When Disney run out of animated classics to remake in the ‘live-action’ format, can viewers expect animated remakes of live-action classics?

That day is, however, a long way off. Here are all the ‘live-action’ remakes coming your way…

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SkipAdvisor | Cinema’s spookiest houses and why you won’t want to visit

To celebrate the release of The Secret of Marrowbone – a brand new spook-fest for fans of haunted house cinema – we’ve rounded up thirteen of the most horrible buildings in film history.

We’ve given each house a review, factoring in local amenities. We also offer a SkipAdvisor rating – the higher the number the spookier the house.

Take a look at our list and let us know what you think is missing in the comments!

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