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Cinema’s greatest card counters

Card counting was a great technique for winning big in casinos in the past. While it’s not so common today, it made several players and groups millionaires until they were caught. It’s considered cheating by casinos, […]

BIFA 2021: Belfast and Boiling Point lead nominations

This year’s BIFA nominations announcement saw something of a David vs. Goliath struggle unfold, as Kenneth Branagh’s Oscar-tipped Belfast tied with Philip Barantini’s low budget, one-shot thriller Boiling Point on 11 nods a piece.

Three of the best prison escape films

A good prison escape film is not just a film that depicts a jail break or escaped inmates. The film should centrally emphasise the escape, both tonally and practically, while also considering the circumstances that necessitate the escape.

Ten motivational movies for students

Cinema is a great source of motivation and inspiration. And sometimes it is all one needs to get back on track even if college life gets pretty tough. Students have to handle so many responsibilities that […]

Four films for students on a rainy day

We have had more than enough sitting at home throughout the last year. Now is the perfect time to get vaccinated and catch up on traveling and social activities you’ve been missing out on. However, as […]

Hollywood’s biggest gamblers

Hollywood is not that far away from Las Vegas and many actors and actresses seem to enjoy casino gambling in their free time. If you wander around the best casinos on the Strip, you might very […]

Three slam dunk sports movie classics

Hollywood loves sports films, and some fantastic movies have graced the silver screen over the years. From football to baseball, boxing to hockey, sports movies continue to be incredibly popular with movie theatre-goers globally. However, not […]

Action! The importance of communication in filmmaking

Film productions are incredibly complex operations. This is true whether you’re filming a commercial, a TV show or a movie. You’re not just working with the stars or the models. You’re also directing dozens or hundreds […]

The surreal worlds of Terry Gilliam

There are not many people working in cinema today that have an imagination as grand as Terry Gilliam. The American born auteur has now been directing films for nearly fifty years. He’s managed, in that time, […]

The best casino movies streaming now

The casino makes for a great movie setting. It’s bright, it’s flashy, and the thrills associated with gambling can make for one anxiety-filled joyride. Sometimes, we’re not trying to take those risks, so we watch a […]

The evolving world of online entertainment

Since the home broadband revolution in the early 2000s, internet access has been expanding worldwide at an incredibly fast rate. It is estimated that 60% of the planet’s population now have access to the internet, which […]

Five films that will make you want to travel

Whether you’re an adventurer who likes to conquer the wilderness or you prefer to scale skyscrapers in big cities, there’s a destination for you. In fact, it’s likely to have been captured on the big screen. […]

Which Star Wars planet is the best to live on?

After so many months confined to our homes, a lot of us will be considering holidays or even a longer-term change of scenery. How does another galaxy far, far away sound? The Star Wars saga is […]

How the pandemic has shaped our streaming habits

The coronavirus pandemic and the government-mandated shutdowns were disruptive events. Yet they often accelerated trends that had been ongoing. For example, people were already cutting the cable cord and watching more online content. The stay-at-home orders […]