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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 simply increased how much […]

Which key factors help to create the best Bond films

Every Bond fan will probably have a favourite Bond movie and there are so many to choose from. Older fans will probably be nostalgic for the very first film, Dr. No (1962), which first introduced our hero. While younger fans […]

Five films with unpredictable plots

Are you tired of your routine and want to feel some truly unpredictable emotions? Then you can try parachuting, betting on 22Bet, or watching these movies. Their breathtaking plots will definitely satisfy you. Memento The main character is young, drives […]

How the US lottery system can benefit the film industry

Lotteries are commonplace across the US, with 45 states offering their own take on this traditional collective gambling scheme, generating tens of billions of dollars each year. While most players will simply think of the potential benefits that they will […]

Why Casablanca is one of the greatest movies ever

Although 1942’s Casablanca was an A-list picture with major stars like Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, no one involved with its production thought it would be anything more special than the hundreds of other movies Hollywood was producing that year. […]

Home Alone’s five best booby traps

Home Alone is nothing if not one of the most classic Christmas movies out there. With the movie celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, chances are that you’re going to take some time out of your Christmas celebrations to sit […]

The true cost of movie-making

Among many frequent questions, most film-related FAQs revolve around “how to make a movie” and “how expensive is it to make one?”. And yet, there’s no definite answer to either conundrum. It’s like asking the average cost for making a […]

What makes a great sports movie?

From Rocky to Moneyball, sports movies are one of Hollywood’s most cherished genres and can often be a hit with both awards bodies and mass audiences alike. By its very nature, sport is often dramatic and unpredictable, populated by charismatic […]

Four facts you may not know about Casino

Every casino regular has probably seen Martin Scorsese’s 1995 classic Casino, starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Sharon Stone. However, only true fans of both casinos and cinema know the following facts about the movie and its production. Casino […]

From the silver screen to the slot machine

If you’re the type of person that loves getting paid for watching movies, then movie-themed slot games are your way out. Although, people prefer different genres of movies, It is difficult to come across anyone who doesn’t like movies altogether. […]

The enduring popularity of TV crime dramas

TV crime shows have become some of the most popular shows in the world over recent years. Their popularity has resulted in the production of so many crime shows that it’s difficult to choose which one to watch next. For […]

Full house! The best bingo scenes in film and TV

Although bingo was initially a popular game in retirement villages and community centres, it is gradually becoming the favourite of young men and women in the online bingo game community. Because of its growing popularity among young people, many online […]

The rising popularity of Netflix during lockdown

When it was founded in 1997, Netflix first started as a DVD rental-by-mail service. But it is now one of the largest media streaming services worldwide. After realising the potential of video streaming technology in 2007, the company decided to […]

Is gaming defeating Hollywood?

For over a century, Hollywood has seen itself as the king of entertainment, riding out challenges from both television and home video. However, after years of waiting in the wings, the gaming industry is now starting to blur the lines […]

Eight essential films for film students

Writing and cinematography have a lot in common. At the end of the day, they both have the same objective, and that is to tell a story. Essays on books have always been a staple in most educational institutes. However, […]

Three games inspired by Oscar winners

Once the Oscar season is here, there is always a level of excitement that comes up. You will start seeing the old classics on your TV in preparation for the new ones to win the awards, and the best films […]