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A poster for the classic German science-fiction film Metropolis, which holds the record for world’s most expensive film poster, is to be sold at auction again after its owner filed for bankruptcy recently.

The poster was painted by German artist Heinz Schulz-Neudamm to promote the release of Fritz Lang’s 1927 film about a futuristic urban dystopia, and is one of only four known remaining copies.

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Action-adventure film The Avengers has smashed the US box office record for its opening weekend, raking in a massive USD200.3 million.

The previous US box office record holder for best opening weekend was Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, which opened in July 2011 and earned USD169 million in its opening weekend, according to the BBC.

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Inspired by Earth Week we were thinking of some fun, eco-friendly things to do on a beautiful spring day. As the weather is getting warmer (we hope!) why not go on a picnic?

Start your weekend by downloading the GoodGuide app when shopping your picnic food. The GoodGuide is a shopping app, which will tell you what products are eco-friendly and which are not. It instantly reveals whether products are safe, healthy, green and socially responsible. Read more »

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Will Ferrell made a surprise appearance on American late-night talk show Conan on Wednesday night in character as Ron Burgundy to announce there would be a sequel to 2004′s Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.

Dressed in a red suit and sporting a 70s-style haircut and moustache, the comedian went on stage playing the jazz flute to loud cheers from the audience.

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One thing we miss about CD’s – yes, we’ve totally gone to the cloud for our music – is the movie soundtrack. Part mix-tape, part reminder of all your favorite moments of your favorite films (and other times the best part of the film), the soundtrack is still worth buying in whole, rather than just picking and choosing your favorite songs.

What are the essential ones for your collection? Here’s our latest list…

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Santa Claus has been portrayed on films so many times, it doesn’t matter if you believe in him or not. He’s now simply a mythical character, associated with the idea of exchanging presents in December, as well as the symbol one of the most expensive – and profitable – holidays in the world.

So it’s always fun to see the iconic red suit and jolly demeanor taken for a spin in a Hollywood movie. Which are our favorites to see during the season?

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After all the pomp and circumstance of the summer movie season, which, quite frankly, yielded very little, we have finally put both feet into the autumn season.  This is the time for ‘serious’ movies, Oscar contenders and a reprieve (mostly) from expensive explosions.

But after a rather anemic summer (one of the worst in terms of profit since 1997), how are things stacking up?  Here’s our previews of what you may want to see and what you can spare yourself from. No plot summaries, no spoilers, just reasons why these films may appeal to you.

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Nike has announced plans to produce trainers based on a famous pair worn by Michael J Fox in the film Back to the Future II.

A limited edition of 1,500 pairs of the new Nike Mag shoes will be produced and auctioned on eBay, with proceeds being donated to the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s disease research.

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For many people, getting through the day alone will be enough. They don’t want to relive 9/11, and understandably stay away from reminders, dramatizations, and interpretations that saturate the airwaves, bookshelves and Internet.  But for others, the opportunity to read, research and remember is another way to explore what happened on that day and put into perspective what has unfolded over the last decade.

For those who don’t know where to start exploring, here is our humble list.

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Characters from the Star Wars epic are to appear on a nation’s currency for the first time in history.

Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and Yoda are among the heroes and villains who will join the British Queen on coins issued by the South Pacific island state of Niue.

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