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Chris Hemsworth as James Hunt

Rush

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     18 February     Enzo Ferrari born, 1898 On this day in 1898, Enzo Anselmo Ferrari was born. The man who would later be known as Il Commendatore, founder and leader of the Ferrari racing

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Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen

The Queen

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     8 February     Elizabeth II proclaimed queen of UK, 1952 On this day in 1952, Elizabeth II was proclaimed queen of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. She had actually become queen two days

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Frank Langella and Michael Sheen in Frost/Nixon

Frost/Nixon

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     6 November     Richard Nixon wins the presidency, 1968 On this day in 1968, it was announced that Richard Milhous Nixon had become President-elect of the USA, having beaten Democrat rival Hubert Humphrey by

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Niki Lauda and James Hunt in the pits

Rush

      Is Rush – about the rivalry between 1970s Formula 1 drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt – Ron Howard’s best film yet? After those terrible Da Vinci Code films recently, made for who knows what favour to the studio, this might not seem like much of a claim.

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