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Film review: Pirates Of The Carribean: Salazar’s Revenge (3 out of 5)

I watched this latest movie in the ‘Pirates...’ franchise under the impression that it would be the final one - it seems I was probably wrong.

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Roger Moore pictured in September 1984 during the filming of A View To A Kill

Sir Roger Moore’s memorable James Bond lines

Former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore has died in Switzerland at the age of 89 after a short battle with cancer, his family has announced.

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Robertsbridge artists at the Stade

Taking art out to a wider audience

From June 3-9 the Stade Hall, Hastings, again plays host to Robertsbridge-based arts collective RobArt.

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Zoom Arts Galllery June show 2017

Eclectic influences and a riot of colour in Zoom art show

Expect a riot of colour, challenging ideas and exciting contrasts of textures when Anna Bachene’s solo exhibition Secrets and Stories arrives at Zoom Arts Gallery, Warrior Square Station, St Leonards.

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Charlie Hunnam in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Film review - King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (4 out of 5)

I like Guy Ritchie’s direction. His, comparatively, short list of films tend to have similar techniques that set him aside.

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IN PICTURES: DIY SOS the Big Reveal

The hero volunteers who have transformed a home in just nine days got to see what their hard work will mean to the family who live there at the DIY SOS ‘Big Reveal’.

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Glenys Jacques, Rebecca Marshall and son Omeros try out the new seats at the Electric Palace Cinema SUS-170905-114600001

Hastings cinema’s electrifying new seats

The Electric Palace Cinema in Hastings Old Town has been transformed thanks to a local initiative that resulted in the installation of 48 stunning 1930s gold chairs.

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Salvage Hunters

Salvage Hunters comes to Sussex – and its producers need your help

Producers behind the popular TV show Salvage Hunters are on the hunt for quirky finds ahead of the show coming to Sussex.

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Alien: Covenant

Film review: Alien: Covenant (3 out of 5)

It seems to me that since the first Alien movie hit the big screen back in 1979, the franchise has been frantically searching for the magic formula that made the first film such an amazing success.

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DIY SOS VIDEO: Nick Knowles determined to ‘make a mum a mum again’

The transformation of a disabled mum’s home is now well underway.

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Hastings Stage Studio  Sister Act

Audiences wowed by sheer talent in Variety Spectacular

What is the best thing to come out of Hastings? Some say the A21, but I say, without hesitation, the Variety Spectacular by The Hastings Stage Studio.

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Murmurations Gallery in Bexhill have new show featuring work by Peter Haslam Fox

Watercolour art show’s diversity in Bexhill gallery

A new watercolours exhibition promises to add a Splash Of Colour to Murmurations Gallery in Bexhill.

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Sir Quentin Blake

Surprising work from Sir Quentin Blake at Jerwood

We all think we know the work of Sir Quentin Blake, but Jerwood Gallery’s new show - Quentin Blake: The Only Way To Travel (June 14 – October 15) - will certainly challenge that.

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Supporting park restoration plan

Campaigners working to restore a 1930s greenhouse in Hastings are returning a valuable resource to community use, says a freelance writer and author.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Film review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (5 out of 5)

It’s safe to say there were a few confused faces when, after several successful superhero movies, Marvel announced they were turning to one of their more obscure comic series.

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Artist Danny Pockets

New artwork from Danny Pockets celebrates where he was and is now

Opening tomorrow (April 29) at the blackShed Gallery in Robertsbridge is a show from local artist Danny Pockets: BLLDZR: And Other Drifts.

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Their Finest

Film review: Their Finest (4 out of 5)

It’s always good to see a movie that has a real feel for the period, not only with props etc but the attitudes and general way of life.

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COUNTY NEWS: Traders answer DIY SOS for Sussex family

Hit TV show DIY SOS has been ‘absolutely inundated’ with offers from trades people across Sussex to help transform a family’s home.

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Swiss Army Man

DVD review: Swiss Army Man (4 out of 5)

Confession time. I’m not a great fan of Daniel Radcliffe.

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Anne Heche and Sandra Oh on Catfight

DVD review: Catfight (4 out of 5)

Perhaps one of the best aspects of this very dark comedy is that women are central to the movie.

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