• The movie stars we lost in 2017
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    Sam Ashurst

    The movie stars we lost in 2017

    We lost some true cinematic greats in 2017, from actors, to actresses, directors to critics. We’ve put together a tribute to some of the movie stars we’ll miss the most. Read more 10 brilliant under-appreciated movies you might have missed in 2017 The 20 best movies of 2017 The 10 best movie scenes of 2017

  • ‘Alien’: Inside the Chestburster Scene That Shocked Audiences — and the Cast
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    Gwynne Watkins

    ‘Alien’: Inside the Chestburster Scene That Shocked Audiences — and the Cast

    The story behind 'Alien's infamous scene

  • John Hurt 'cut from final film', reveals Gary Oldman
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    Ben Arnold

    John Hurt 'cut from final film', reveals Gary Oldman

    Hurt was set to play Neville Chamberlain opposite Oldman's Churchill, but was 'too sick' even to attend the read-through.

  • ITV rapped by Ofcom for showing Alien chest-burst scene after kid's TV
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    Ben Arnold

    ITV rapped by Ofcom for showing Alien chest-burst scene after kid's TV

    Blunder occurred during an ITV news item about the death of Sir John Hurt in January this year.

  • John Hurt's most iconic roles
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    Mike P Williams

    John Hurt's most iconic roles

      After John Hurt sadly passed away last week, the British actor defined hislengthy career by appearing in a mountain of acclaimed movies, acting in a variety of roles that made him one of his generations greatest. Here’s a look at some of his greatest and most memorable work throughout his 60-year career. R.I.P., Sir John.

  • Acting legend Sir John Hurt has died, aged 77
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    Mike P Williams

    Acting legend Sir John Hurt has died, aged 77

    The late, great Sir John Hurt. 2017 is barely a month old and the film industry has lost one of the true greats in Sir John Hurt. The actor, who was previously diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015, had battled through the disease and been given the all-clear, but was unwell in 2016 when he was forced to pull out of play ‘The Entertainer’. On the advice of doctors, Sir John withdrew from Kenneth Branagh’s production last July after a spell in hospital.