How real are gambling movies?

The age-old debate: are movies generally fictional, or is there some truth to them? While most people who ask this question focus on movies based on books or movies based on historical events, there is a need to look at whether movies based on gambling are accurate. I say this because most people’s first encounter … >

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20 actors from ‘Star Wars’ who’ve appeared in ‘Doctor Who’

Here we take a look at some of the actors who’ve appeared in both the Star Wars universe and Doctor Who… > Buy the complete Star Wars saga box set on Amazon.   Hugh Quarshie as Captain Panaka in Episode I and as Solomon in ‘Evolution of the Daleks’ and ‘Daleks in Manhattan’   Celia … >

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Infographic: The history of Easter Eggs in the media

Easter may have been and gone, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t still be on the look-out for Easter Eggs. In case you didn’t know, “Easter Egg” is also slang for an inside joke or hidden message concealed in a movie, TV show or video game (or even on a website!). From the sneaky cameos of … >

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What is the Bitfilm Festival?

If you’re a tech loving film junkie looking for a festival that’s a little bit quirky, then the Bitfilm festival could be it. While the Bitfilm festival is beginning to fade out, we could see a re-introduction of this interesting festival due to the sudden rise in popularity of the Bitcoin being used in a … >

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Benedict Cumberbatch to star in ‘The Child In Time’ adaptation for BBC One

BBC One has announced the commission of a new adaptation of Ian McEwan’s The Child In Time. The BBC co-production with Masterpiece and Downton Abbey executive producer Rebecca Eaton will adapted from McEwan’s Whitbread Prize winning novel by Stephen Butchard (Five Daughters, The Last Kingdom). Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch will lead the cast of the 90-minute film as … >

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What makes a classic differ from an old movie?

People often mistake age for value. An old car is not valuable only because it’s old otherwise Cuba would have millions of dollars driving around on its streets. An old book that has tens of thousands of copies circulating is just an old book, not a classic collectors would kill to have. The same goes … >

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2017’s BAFTA nominations have been announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has revealed the nominations for this year’s EE British Academy Film Awards. They were announced by Dominic Cooper and Sophie Turner at BAFTA’s London headquarters this morning. The list sees La La Land nominated in 11 categories, while Arrival and Nocturnal Animals have both received nine nominations, followed by Manchester by the Sea with six. Other movies … >

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