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Everything you need to know about Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

A hot-shot for this year’s awards-season, Martin McDonagh goes stateside with Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, but what’s it all about? Here are the facts…

Spoilers may follow.

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The Greatest Showman | Review

★★★

A self-proclaimed ham, Hugh Jackman is more than a match for the real-life Phineas Taylor Barnum when it comes to showbiz stakes. He sings, he dances and he thoroughly steals The Greatest Showman. It is, indeed, largely thanks to Jackman’s bravura central turn, alongside some splendid choreography, that this almost entirely fictitious biopic is just about able to fly.

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Beauty and the Beast | Review

★★★★

The enduring success of Disney’s 1991 Beauty and the Beast is such that the film does not solely remain one of the greatest animated features of all time but among the greatest of any medium. The first Disney musical to be translated to Broadway, it is a well quoted fact that Beauty and the Beast was also the first animation ever to gain a – much deserved – Best Picture nomination at the Oscars. Thus, at a time in which the House of Mouse seems intent on remaking their entire back catalogue, a live action update of this particular classic was surely inevitable, if unnecessary.

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