Film & Books

In conversation: Historian, author and TV presenter Simon Sebag Montefiore visits intu Milton Keynes

The loudest laughter of the night came after Simon revealed some of the contents of letters between the married tsar Alexander II and his 16-year-old mistress, Catherine 'Katya' Dolgorukaya - the raunchiest love letters ever written by a head of state!...

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And this little piggy went to the cinema - Peppa Pig is coming to Milton Keynes

Leading with ‘Peppa Visits London’, the first of the never-before-seen episodes, Peppa and her friends hop on board a double-decker red bus as the Queen takes them on an unforgettable tour of iconic London landmarks....

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FILM: See the city-wide premiere of Tomorrow at MK Gallery Events Space

The film tells the story of its co-producers, Cyril Dion and Melanie Laurent. In 2012 Cyril Dion, French activist, author and journalist, discovered a study in the journal Nature, stating that humankind could disappear between 2040 and 2100, if we don’t drastically change our way of life......

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In Review: The Great Wall is 'a riot of colour, action and wonderful nonsense'

A 'Jason Bourne meets Game of Thrones' fantasy which sees Matt Damon and Pedro Pascal's mercenary medieval soldiers holed up in the titular ancient barrier to help the Chinese 'Rainbow Army' battle beasties who want to literally consume mankind....

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In Review: Hidden Figures gets full marks from Total MK's critic

Sneaking in just before BAFTA/Oscar fortnight later this month is this criminally under nominated drama that shines a light into hitherto unreported corners of history to educate and delight us about the sterling work of black female professionals of the past....

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In Review: The Lego Batman Movie

For me, an avowed animationphobe, this first sequel to the successful Lego Movie from 2014 features some of the best detailed computer animation I've ever seen......

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