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How relevant is star power to Hollywood success?

It was a dreary summer for Hollywood blockbusters, with many losing millions at the box office.  Movie industry site The Numbers estimates a loss of around $1bn (£700.48m), this includes three flops from industry giant, Disney: The BFG, Alice Through the Looking Glass and Pete’s Dragon.  On paper these should have pulled the crowds easily, […]

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The BFG

“What I says and what I means ain’t always the same things” … so read this with a pinch of salt. Based on Roald Dahl’s wonderful children’s classic, The BFG, aka big friendly giant, sees young orphan Sophie and her lofty friend work together to stop the other giants gobbling up ‘human beans’ while they […]