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Infographic: Television through the decades

Televisions and the way we watch television has changed drastically over the past few years. Check out this infographic timeline from Ebuyer.com, starting from the 1830s when scientists first began experimenting with electronic devices, up until present day where the sales of Smart TVs – like the Android TV Box on DHgate.com –  has increased...

‘Doctor Who’ quotes: 10 of the Doctor’s best insults

As a hero who eschews violence where possible, the Doctor often uses words as weapons.  He is not one to suffer fools gladly, and both friends and enemies have found themselves the wrong end of his sharp tongue. Compiled by Cavan Scott and Mark Wright, Wit, Wisdom and Timey-Wimey Stuff: The Quotable Doctor Who compiles...

Infographic: Is ‘Doctor Who’ sexist?

A new university study has set out to investigate the writing of female characters on Doctor Who since the show returned to our screens in 2005. The students conducted two major tests – a Bechdel Test, and counting speaking time – on all the post-2005 companions that had completed their tenure in the show (Rose, Martha, Donna...

Interactive infographic: How much compensation could soap characters claim?

Life in a British soap means you’re likely to encounter more drama than the average person. If these accident-prone residents claimed for their injuries, how much compensation could they expect? With the British Soap Awards airing at 8:15pm on Sunday 25 May on ITV, First4Lawyers have asked just that question and created this interactive infographic,...

‘Game of Thrones’ infographic: Castles price guide

It’s only a matter of days now until Game of Thrones returns with its fourth season! ‘Two Swords’ airs in the UK at 2am on Monday 7 April on Sky Atlantic, simulcast with its premiere in the US, and is repeated at 9pm that evening. Ever wondered how much it would cost to own Winterfell,...

12 things we learned from the ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4 launch

CultBox attended a lavish screening of the first episode of Game of Thrones‘ fourth season at The Guildhall in London last night, followed by a Q&A session with cast members Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark), John Bradley (Samwell Tarly) and Liam Cunningham (Davos Seaworth). ‘Two Swords’ airs in the UK at 2am on Monday 7 April...

History of film infographic: Old cinemas vs multiplexes

Want to know how the UK’s first cinemas compared to the multiplex of 2014? Find out how the big screen experience has changed over the past century with Cineworld’s handy infographic… Infographic by Cineworld.

Which Schwarzenegger or Stallone character are you?

To celebate the release of Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Escape Plan on DVD and Blu-ray on Monday 17 March, we’ve got an exclusive infographic for you to find out which Schwarzenegger or Stallone character you are…

‘Line of Duty’ Series 2 launch Q&A highlights

Jed Mercurio’s police corruption drama Line Of Duty returns to BBC Two for a second series later this month and CultBox was lucky enough to attend a recent screening of the opening episode in London, followed by a Q&A session with the show’s stars - Keeley Hawes, Jessica Raine, Martin Compston and Vicky McClure.