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5 movies that are guaranteed to make you cry

As much as we love movies that make us laugh, there’s a simple pleasure in a movie that moves you to tears. Sometimes you just need a good cry! We’ve compiled a list of movies that will have you sobbing like a baby. The Color Purple Adapted from Alice Walker’s …

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Adaptation

What is the best film adaptation ever? Here are some contenders.

Another blog post, another list of recommendations, but then again, that’s why you’re here. This time, let’s talk adaptations. Taking an existing source material and adapting it to another form (be it book, cinema, radio, TV etc.). Obviously we are familiar with some adaptations such as the Harry Potter film …

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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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IT (2017) Movie Poster

10 of the best Stephen King films

It, the long awaited film adaptation of Stephen King’s classic creepy clown horror novel, is now in cinemas. It’s the latest in a long, long line of movies based on King’s work. Three King adaptations have been released this year alone: the aforementioned It, The Dark Tower and Netflix’s adaptation …

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