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The 10 highest-grossing romantic comedies ever

Valentines Day is designed to be spent with your loved ones, and to get you in a mushy mood, we’ve crunched some numbers to find the most popular rom-coms ever. These movies smashed the box office with their soppy stories, so what better day to revisit them? 10. As Good …

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Avengers

The best films coming out in 2018

It’s a new year, which means a fresh batch of films to look forward to! Here are the movies we’re most excited about this year. Black Panther Release date: 12th February Set shortly after the events of Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther sees T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) return to his kingdom of …

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Battleship Potemkin

5 more essential World Cinema films

We have more for you. Yes, this is part two of a list of foreign language features recommended to you by us at musicMagpie. For more information on what this thread is about, read part one of this blog post. Battleship Potemkin (1925) Country: Russia Director: Sergei Eisenstein Okay this …

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The Terminator

Magpie Recommends: 5 classic sci-fi films everyone should see

Every week, we recommend some music, movies, games, books or tech products based on a certain theme. Inspired by the amazing Blade Runner 2049, this week’s recommendations focus on five essential sci-fi movies that everyone – and yes, we mean everyone – should see. Share your five essential movies with …

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Pan's Labyrinth

5 essential World Cinema films

I have written eighteen blogs (this one included) during my time as a writer for musicMagpie. Through them I have introduced you to countless forms of cinema from mainstream to the more outer limits (e.g. arthouse and experimental) and in a range of different languages. And it’s the latter I …

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5 essential films to watch before Blade Runner 2049

After eighteen years in the pipeline and following on from the original sci-fi neo-noir classic of 1982 (an adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?), the highly anticipated Blade Runner 2049 is almost upon us. This time, original director Ridley Scott takes a back seat for …

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