Star Wars

Who are the unsung heroes of Star Wars?

Rogue One, the latest instalment in the Star Wars saga (not that we’re complaining), hit cinemas next week. It follows the crew who bravely stole the plans for the Death Star, helping Luke and pals destroy it in A New Hope. The Rogue One gang are unsung heroes in the Star …

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5 incredible British Independent Film Awards winners you should watch immediately

<strong>Written by Jack Monaghan</strong> On Sunday 4<sup>th</sup> December 2016, the 18<sup>th</sup> edition of the <a title=”British Independent Film Awards” href=””>British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs)</a> will take place. Created in 1998 by Elliot Grove (founder of the multi-national independent film festival Raindance), the BIFAs celebrate the best of British independent filmmaking, …

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6 of the unlikeliest heroes in film

The leading men and women of film are generally extremely good-looking, with their characters boasting exceptional skills in one or more fields (usually ‘guns’, ‘saying cool things under pressure’ and ‘driving really fast without crashing’). Some film heroes, however, are almost entirely unsuited to the terrifying tasks set before them. …

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Magpie DVD Club: The Angry Birds Movie, The Boss and more!

Looking for something new to watch? Here are some of the best new films coming to DVD and Blu-Ray on the musicMagpie Store over the next couple of weeks! The Angry Birds Movie When The Angry Birds Movie was announced, a lot of people wondered what it’d be about. After …

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How Drive made movie soundtracks cool again

Since Nicolas Winding Refn’s ultra-aesthetic, ultra-violent crime-thriller Drive premiered in 2011, its cinematography and score have been subject to great praise. It was initially reviewed as one of the highest-ranked and most-featured films on critics’ top 10 lists- and this hasn’t changed. Full of action (and Ryan Gosling), the film …

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