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9 uplifting films on Netflix to get you through winter

17 February 2015 2:00 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Winter is long and hard, and it seems to just get harder as we wade further and further in. The days keep getting colder and greyer, summer feels a long way off, and sometimes the only rational option is to hole up on the sofa and watch some feel good films to help you forget the world outside.

Here are some of Digital Spy's favourite movies - all available on to watch on Netflix right now - to help us get through the season that never seems to end:

1. Forrest Gump

The unlikely adventures of Forrest Gump, a man who trips with blissful unawareness through some of the most important events of 20th century Us history are endlessly quotable, totally hilarious and offers a look at the world through clear, innocent eyes.

This is Tom Hanks at his very best, and you can compare Robin Wright's performance in this »

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‘The Breakfast Club’ 30 Years Later: Where is the Cast Now?

15 February 2015 7:00 AM, PST | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

The 1985 John Hughes teen comedy classic The Breakfast Club celebrates its 30th anniversary on February 15. That’s right, it’s been thirty years since the brain, the athlete, the basket case, the princess, and the criminal walked into detention as strangers and left as something else. The beloved coming-of-age film — which was a critical and box office success upon its release — featured some of the biggest stars of the ’80s, who all graduated to various levels of success after The Breakfast Club.

As we celebrate the film being a staple of pop culture and cinema, we wanted to check in on the cast and see where they are now. So what are Anthony Michael Hall, Emilio Estevez, Ally Sheedy, Molly Ringwald, and Judd Nelson — who were all members of the iconic Brat Pack — up to since they spent that fateful Saturday afternoon together in Shermer High School? We check in on the cast, »

- Aly Semigran

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What happened to the cast of Breakfast Club? John Hughes classic is 30

15 February 2015 1:30 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

30 years ago today, John Hughes's teen movie The Breakfast Club opened in the Us, and although it wasn't a runaway box office hit, in the years since it has rightly claimed a place as a screen classic.

Buoyed by brilliant performances, a sharp script and direction from Hughes and that Simple Minds track, this is a film we return to again and again. But what happened to its stars? We go then and now with the cast to find out what happened to the brain, the athlete, the basket case, the princess and the criminal.

Anthony Michael Hall - Brian Johnson

A staple of John Hughes movies in the '80s, Hall brought endearing geeky charm to National Lampoon's Vacation , Sixteen Candles and Weird Science.

As he grew out of child star roles, Hall sought to shed his established screen persona with a diverse selection of character parts across film and TV. »

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James Franco Time-Travels To Hulu’s 11/22/63, From Stephen King And J.J. Abrams

13 February 2015 8:18 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Stephen King has been having one hell of a time in Hollywood of late. Josh Boone is moving full-steam ahead on an ambitious adaptation of King’s The Stand, Cary Fukunaga (True Detective) will direct a two-part adaptation of his horror classic It, King’s zombie story Cell arrives on the big screen later this year, CBS just renewed Under the Dome for a third season, and adaptations of Gerald’s Game and Lisey’s Story, among others, are in the works. Now, exciting news has arrived with regard to Hulu’s take on King’s JFK assassination thriller 11/22/63, with word that James Franco has signed on for the lead role.

The Oscar nominee will play a high school English teacher named Jake Epping, who travels back in time to prevent the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy. While in the past, Epping’s mission is threatened by a variety of obstacles, »

- Isaac Feldberg

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10 Perfect Casting Choices For The Stand Remake

16 January 2015 2:23 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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Late in 2014 it was announced that The Fault In Our Stars director Josh Boone was hired by Warner Bros. to helm a new adaptation of the the classic, post-apocalyptic Stephen King novel The Stand.

In a subsequent announcement, major movie sites were reporting that Matthew McConaughey was being courted to play the iconic manifestation of American aggression and evil, the legendary Randall Flagg.

This of course won’t be the first incarnation of The Stand to be played out on-screen. In 1994, Mick Garris directed a 4 episode television mini-series that chronicled the deadly plague that killed most of the world’s population, with the remaining survivors split into two groups – one lead by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being, culminating with a final battle between good and evil.

Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald and Jamey Sheridan were just a few of the ensemble cast that did remarkably »

- Scott Barstead

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David E. Kelley to adapt Stephen King's Mr. Mercedes as a limited series

13 January 2015 8:37 AM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

The works of Stephen King have always found a home on the small screen. Back during the heydey of the network mini-series in the late 1980s and early 1990s, several of King's sprawling works made their way to multi-night event shows. The Shining, The Tommyknockers, The Stand, and more brought dense novels that could not fit into a two hour run-time to the safe environment of ABC and other networks. In recent years, King projects like Haven and Under The Dome have enjoyed longer "event »

- Alex Maidy

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