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GBBO: As we pre-heat our ovens for the Bake Off final let’s recap on who we’ve lost already

It’s been another season of burnt biscuits and showstopping cakes - the nation has been gripped by series 7 of the Great British Bake Off. With the final looming this Wednesday, here’s a recap on who’s had the upper crust and who’s had a soggy bottom.

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A battered Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher

Review: Jack Reacher's return is enjoyable but forgettable

Matt Adcock reviews Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (12A), starring Tom Cruise

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Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones in Inferno

Review: This Inferno fails to catch fire

Matt Adcock reviews Inferno (12A), starring Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones

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TV ads blamed for overweight children

TV ads blamed for overweight children

Children eat nearly two fifth more calories if they watch TV ads for junk food, even if they are full.

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Emily Blunt in The Girl on the Train

Review: Clunky acting derails The Girl on the Train

Matt Adcock reviews The Girl on the Train (15), starring Emily Blunt and Justin Theroux

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Underappreciated films on Netflix   The Hunter, Super, Slow West and Black Dynamite

Underappreciated films on Netflix – The Hunter, Super, Slow West and Black Dynamite

Netflix is quick to direct you towards its high-profile original shows and latest blockbuster movies.

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Eva Green as Miss Peregrine

Review: Weird and wonderful fun with Miss Peregrine

Matt Adcock reviews Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children (12A), starring Eva Green

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Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt in The Magnificent Seven

Review: Explosive fun with the Seven but short of magnificent

Matt Adcock reviews The Magnificent Seven (12A), starring Denzel Washington

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Sennia Nanua in The Girl With All The Gifts

Film review: Tasty zombie action with a gifted girl

Matt Adcock reviews (and appears in) The Girl With All The Gifts

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What happens when beloved programmes and stars leave the BBC

The Great British Bake Off is making the move from BBC to Channel 4, a path often take by stars and shows in search of pastures (and payslips) new.

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Tango at home at Woodside Wildlife Park in Lincolnshire. Credit SWNS

Britain’s oldest tiger, star of Esso TV ads, dies aged 22

Britain’s oldest tiger, who featured in the iconic Esso fuel adverts, has passed away at the age of 22.

Great British Take Off: Baking kit sales go crazy

Baking kit sales rocket as Great British Bake Off fever rises

Baking kit continues to fly off the shelves as millions of Great British Bake Off fans bid to create the show-stopping creations.

Jack Huston plays Judah Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur review: A gentle Roman epic with a burst of thrills

Matt Adcock reviews Ben-Hur (12A), starring Jack Huston and Toby Kebbell

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Sweary but funny: Sausage Party makes concerted efforts to offend

Review: Don’t invite children to Sausage Party

Matt Adcock reviews adult animation Sausage Party

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Which of these TV game shows would you most like to see return?

Which of these TV game shows would you most like to see return?

The Crystal Maze is set to return to our TV screens and that got us thinking - which other game show would you like to see back on TV?

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Oh Mrs Brown

Mrs Brown’s Boys voted best British sitcom of the 21st century

It’s the farcical comedy which leaves critics stony-faced. But now Mrs Brown’s Boys has been voted the best British sitcom of the 21st century, beating Ricky Gervais’s observational masterpiece, The Office.

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TV show looking for separated families

TV company’s search for Modern Family

A TV company is on the hunt for separated families and parents across the UK, to take part in a new Channel 5 series.

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Jon Campling, Stephan Bessant, Christopher Dane, Laurence Saunders and George McCluskey outside the Vanguard HQ, The Blinking Owl pub

Village pub destined for the silver screen

A fight for survival against right wing fascists, rogue weapons and film and TV stars aren’t things normally associated with North Newington but this past weekend The Blinking Owl pub became the fictional headquarters for the leading group in the film Vanguard.

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Ricky Gervais as David Brent

Review: Cringeworthy David Brent brings tragedy to comedy

Matt Adcock reviews David Brent: Life On The Road (15)

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GBBO's 2016 contestants gather in the baking tent (Picture: BBC)

Great British Bake Off contestants: Rolls-Royce engineer and pastor join 2016 lineup

A pastor and a Rolls-Royce aerospace engineer are among the 12 hopefuls competing to win the 2016 series of The Great British Bake Off.

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