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Competition! Win a copy of The Art of the Steal on Blu-ray!


In The Art of the Steal, Hollywood legend Kurt Russell stars as Crunch Calhoun, a motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief who teams up with his no-good brother Nicky (Matt Dillon) to steal a priceless historical book from a Customs warehouse in Canada.


Thanks to Sony Pictures Home Entertainment we have three copies of The Art of the Steal on Blu-ray to give away to a handful of lucky readers. To stand a chance of winning one of these great prizes, please answer the following question:

Q: If media reports are to be believed, Kurt Russell has enjoyed local pub lunches with which Devon musician in recent years?  

  1. a) Joss Stone
  2. b) Chris Martin
  3. c) Matt Bellamy

Please email entries to: before 12 noon on Wednesday 5th November.

Please include your full name and postal address.

Mark your entries “The Art of the Steal Competition”.

This competition is eligible to residents of Devon & Cornwall only.

Please limit entries to one per household. Winning entries will be drawn at random.

The editor’s decision is final.


The Homesman

Tommy Lee Jones’ The Homesman release dates

The Homesman was in the running for a Palme d’Or at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, and marks a second outing for atmospheric directing from Tommy Lee Jones, who stars in the film along with Oscar magnet Hilary Swank.

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Pascale Obolo

Film director flies to Exeter for special Black History Month event

Exeter Phoenix in collaboration with Through a Different Lens celebrates Black History Month with a special screening of three films that reflect African and Caribbean culture. Through a Different Lens, run by Jocelyn Chandler-Hawkins, aims to promote and showcase films which celebrate African and Caribbean culture via screenings and Q&A sessions.

Sing Your Song, screened on 12 October, surveys the life and times of the singer and activist Harry Belafonte. From his rise to fame as a singer, to his provocative crossover into Hollywood, the film shows how Belafonte’s groundbreaking career personifies the American civil rightsmovement and impacted many other social justice movements. Continue reading