Film reviews and more

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 time they were watching content […]

Next BBC Sherlock entry could be a movie

It’s been four years since we have seen Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman as Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson in Sherlock, but the pair have given some hope for the future by suggesting a movie could be in the works in the future. Sherlock Holmes […]

Oscars 2021: Our final predictions

After one of the longest awards seasons in living memory, the 93rd Academy Awards are almost upon us. Pandemic or no pandemic, this year’s nominations have been welcomed for their diversity and inclusivity, with celebrated indies rubbing shoulders with streaming hits the handful of blockbusters […]

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 may prefer the latest ones […]

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 a cool car, and looks […]

Baftas 2021: Nomadland wins Best Film, Best Director

The winners of this year’s EE British Academy Film Awards were announced earlier this evening at a Covid-safe, audienceless ceremony at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Nomadland was the big story of the night, winning both Best Film and Best Director for Chloe Zhao. Anthony Hopkins won Best […]

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 attain if they are lucky […]

Justice League and other movies that inspired online slot games

Online slot games are a popular way to pass the time. Easy to play, they allow players to experience potentially big payouts. Plus, they’re great fun. In an attempt to try and attract new audiences, games developers are always trying to come up with new […]

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. Casablanca went on to win […]

How do filmmakers use colour palettes

There are many nuances to a film that often go unnoticed. No, we are not talking about Easter eggs and references to pop culture or other movies. Though the end product is a cohesive structure a few hours long, a film comprises of numerous features […]

The best of 2020: Our films of the year

In last year’s top ten list, we remarked on how streaming had “truly arrived” as a contender to traditional cinema exhibition. We had known for some time that cinema was experiencing a paradigm shift, but we couldn’t possibly have known just how profoundly and rapidly […]