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Great British Bake Off contestants: Rolls-Royce engineer and pastor join 2016 lineup

A pastor and a Rolls-Royce aerospace engineer are among the 12 hopefuls competing to win the 2016 series of The Great British Bake Off.

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Emma Roberts as Vee PA/Lionsgate

Thriller explores the power of social media

NERVE (15, 96 mins) Thriller/Romance/Action. Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Emily Meade, Miles Heizer, Juliette Lewis, Machine Gun Kelly. Directors: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman.

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Bryce Dallas Howard is Grace, Wes Bentley is Jack and Oona Laurence is Natalie PA/Disney

Touching tale about orphan boy and his mythical flying protector

PETE’S DRAGON (PG, 103 mins) Family/Fantasy/Drama/Action/Romance. Oakes Fegley, Bryce Dallas Howard, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban, Oona Laurence, Robert Redford, Levi Alexander. Director: David Lowery.

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Undated BBC handout photo of the new cast of Are you Being Served? 
(back left-right) Arthur Smith as Mr Harman, Jorgie Porter as Miss Croft,Justin Edwards as Mr Rumbold and Matthew Horne as Mr Grace,
(front left-right) Niky Wardley as Miss Brahms, Sherrie Hewson as Mrs Slocombe, John Challis as Captain Peacock, Jason Watkins as Mr Humphries, Kayode Ewumi as Mr Conway and Roy Barraclough as Mr Grainger. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday August 8, 2016. Grace Brothers is back and open for business as the sitcom returns after a 30-year hiatus. See PA story SHOWBIZ Sitcom. Photo credit should read: Kieron McCarron/BBC/PA Wire

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New serving of classic sitcom

Grace Brothers is back and open for business as Are You Being Served? returns after a 30-year hiatus.

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Adam Beach as Slipknot, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Killer Croc, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang, Jay Hernandez as El Diablo, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flagg, Karen Fukuhara as Kitana, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn and Will Smith as Deadshot PA/Warner Brothers

Good to be bad as super villains and flying monsters take control

SUICIDE SQUAD (15, 123 mins) Action/Fantasy/Romance. Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Adam Beach, Karen Fukuhara, Cara Delevingne, Scott Eastwood, Ben Affleck. Director: David Ayer.

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Magherafelt man Tommy Quinn dates Gogglebox's Scarlett Mofatt

Magherafelt man wines and dines Gogglebox celeb on First Dates

A professional martial arts fighter from Magherafelt has appeared on the hit Channel 4 show Celebrity First Dates.

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Undated Channel 4 handout photo of Barry Humphries appearing in A Granny's Guide To The Modern World, as the Australian, best known as Dame Edna Everage, has said he is bored with the antics of celebrities like Kim Kardashian West. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday August 2, 2016. See PA story SHOWBIZ Humphries. Photo credit should read: Channel 4/PA Wire

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Edna star Humphries ‘bored by phony celebs’

Barry Humphries, best known as Dame Edna Everage, has said he is bored with the antics of celebrities like Kim Kardashian West.

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Quiz: Name that kill - Bond or Bourne

Quiz: Name that kill - Bond or Bourne

One is a suave secret serviceman, the other a gruff sleeper agent with a bad case of amnesia. But both have one thing in common: a ruthless penchant for death

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Chris Pine as Kirk in Star Trek Beyond  PA/Paramount Pictures

Captain Kirk and his crew face a terrifying space threat

STAR TREK BEYOND (12A, 122 mins) Sci-Fi/Action/Thriller/Romance. Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin, John Cho, Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella, Lydia Wilson, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Deep Roy. Director: Justin Lin

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Mark Rylance as the BFG PA/Entertainment One

Spielberg’s adaptation of Roald Dahl classic tugs on heartstrings

THE BFG (PG, 117 mins) Fantasy/Adventure/Comedy. Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Jemaine Clement, Bill Hader, Penelope Wilton, Rebecca Hall, Rafe Spall, Olafur Darri Olafsson, Adam Godley.

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Jesse Eisenburg in Now You See Me  PA/Jay Maidment/Entertainment One

Seeing is deceiving in outlandish sequel about illusionists

NOW YOU SEE ME 2 (12A, 129 mins) Thriller/Action/Romance. Mark Ruffalo, Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Lizzy Caplan, Daniel Radcliffe, Morgan Freeman, Sanaa Lathan, Ben Lamb. Director: Jon M Chu.

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Samuel L Jackson and Alexander Skarsgaard  PA/Warner Brothers

Protector of the jungle swings into action in such swaggering form...

THE LEGEND OF TARZAN (12A, 110 mins) Action/Adventure/Romance. Alexander Skarsgard, Margot Robbie, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L Jackson, Djimon Hounsou, Jim Broadbent. Director: David Yates.

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Scene from Gods of Egypt PA/Entertainment One

Shape-shifting gods and mortals collide

GODS OF EGYPT (12A, 127 mins) Action/Fantasy/Adventure/Romance. Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites, Elodie Yung, Courtney Eaton, Geoffrey Rush, Bryan Brown, Rachael Blake. Director: Alex Proyas.

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Frances O'Connor and Madison Wolfe in The Conjuring 2 
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Nail-biting suspense as dark tale of demonic possession unfolds

THE CONJURING 2 (15, 134 mins) Horror/Thriller/Romance. Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Frances O’Connor, Madison Wolfe, Lauren Esposito, Benjamin Haigh, Patrick McAuley, Bob Adrian, Sterling Jerins. Director: James Wan.

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Kate Hudson as Jesse PA/Lionsgate

Sickly sweet look at the maternal bond

MOTHER’S DAY (12A, 118 mins) Comedy/Drama/Romance. Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Jason Sudeikis, Julia Roberts, Britt Robertson, Jack Whitehall, Sarah Chalke, Robert Pine, Margo Martindale, Timothy Olyphant, Shay Mitchell, Jessi Case, Ella Anderson, Brandon Spink, Caleb Brown, Hector Elizondo, Jennifer Garner. Director: Garry Marshall.

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Melissa McCarthy as Michelle Darnell PA/Hopper Stone/Universal

Melissa McCarthy centre stage with the laughs in brash comedy

THE BOSS (15, 99 mins) Comedy/Drama/Romance. Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage, Ella Anderson, Tyler Labine, Kathy Bates, Cedric Yarbrough, Margo Martindale. Director: Ben Falcone.

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Ryan Gosling as Holland March and Russell Crowe as Jackson Healy PA/Warner Bros

Hare-brained missing person’s caper in sexually-liberated 70s LA

THE NICE GUYS (15, 116 mins) Comedy/Drama/Action. Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice, Matt Bomer, Kim Basinger, Margaret Qualley, Keith David, Beau Knapp, Lois Smith, Murielle Telio. Director: Shane Black.

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Scene from Warcraft: The Beginning  PA/Universal

Plenty of CGI action but nothing to make mind or heart race

WARCRAFT: THE BEGINNING (12A, 123 mins) Action/Fantasy/Adventure/Romance. Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Toby Kebbell, Dominic Cooper, Ben Foster, Ben Schnetzer, Daniel Wu, Ruth Negga, Anna Galvin, Burkely Duffield, Clancy Brown. Director: Duncan Jones.

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Kate Beckinsale in Love and Friendship PA/Curzon Artificial Eye

Actress Beckinsale explores love and friendship in new Austen adaptation

Kate Beckinsale only joined social media a few weeks ago - but she’s already made quite an impression.

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Scene from Sing Street PA/Lionsgate

Laughter and tears come together in a bittersweet comedy-drama

SING STREET (12A, 106 mins) Drama/Comedy/Musical/Romance. Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Lucy Boynton, Jack Reynor, Aidan Gillen, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Kelly Thornton, Ben Carolan, Mark McKenna, Percy Chamburuka, Conor Hamilton, Karl Rice, Ian Kenny, Don Wycherley. Director: John Carney.

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