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The Railway Man – review

The Railway Man – review

There is a glut of true stories at the cinemas currently and this is another example. Colin Firth plays Eric Lomax, a railway enthusiast in Scotland, who, by chance, meets…

Review of The Wolf of Wall Street

Review of The Wolf of Wall Street

Most critics list of best working directors would include Martin Scorsese. If you look at his body of work between Mean Streets in 1973 and After Hours in 1985 that…

Colin’s Top 500 Films: 250 to 226

Colin’s Top 500 Films: 250 to 226

250 Carry On Don’t Lose Your Head (1966 / Gerald Thomas) My favourite Carry On, set at the time of the French revolution and a take on the scarlet pimpernel…

Mandela : A Long Walk to Freedom review

Mandela : A Long Walk to Freedom review

In recent times there has been a tendency to focus on one period or aspect of a person’s life when making a biopic. Lincoln, a film that I think will…

12 Years a Slave review

12 Years a Slave review

12 Years a Slave has been receiving largely rave reviews since it debuted on the festival circuit last year. It is now front runner to land the best picture Oscar…

Be a Star for a night in 2014

Be a Star for a night in 2014

Calling Reigate and Banstead’s young performers – be a Star for a Night in 2014 Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is calling local young performers to take part in its…

Colin’s Top 500 films of all time

Colin’s Top 500 films of all time

We’ve collated links to Colin Free’s ongoing review of the best 500 films. 500 to 481 480 to 461 460 to 441 440 to 421 420 to 401 400 to…

Did your relatives serve in the First World War?

Did your relatives serve in the First World War?

Can you help us trace relatives for borough’s War Graves refurbishment project? August 2014 will mark the hundredth anniversary of Britain’s entry into the First World War. To commemorate those…

Colin’s Top 500 Films: 275 to 251

Colin’s Top 500 Films: 275 to 251

275     Radio Days  (1987 / Woody Allen) Allen’s nostalgic look at one working class family in 1940’s New York and the radio broadcasts they listen to is one of his…

Renewed appeal following Bletchingley Post Office robbery

Renewed appeal following Bletchingley Post Office robbery

Detectives from East Surrey CID are renewing their appeal for information following an armed robbery at a post office in Bletchingley last week. The incident occurred at around 6.15am on…

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