Behind Film’s Most Famous Sound Effects

When you’re watching a film, have you ever heard something that makes you think: “Wait a second, I’ve heard that before”? Well, there’s a good chance you’ve just recognised a famous sound effect that has been used time and time again.

Here’s a look at some of the most famous and most-used sound effects in film, as well as how some of the most iconic sound effects were created.

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Genre Spotlight: Romance

Romance is a film genre that focuses on romantic love stories, typically the romantic relationship between two main characters on a journey that takes them through dating and possibly to marriage. Often, a romance film can involve the couple overcoming obstacles such as financial difficulties, illness, work and family relations.

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Genre Spotlight: Action

Action is a popular film genre that typically features the likes of violence, extended fight scenes, incredible physical feats and mind-blowing car chases. These films tend to focus around a singular hero struggling against the odds, which often include a number of life-threatening situations, in pursuit of the villain.

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The Best Film Remakes of All Time

Remakes are all the rage nowadays. With the likes of Disney churning out remake after remake of their classic films, it feels like original films are few and far between.

But is this necessarily a bad thing? Whilst remakes can often get a bad reputation for “ruining” the original by taking away the nostalgia and missing the entire feel of what made the original so great in the first place, some remakes knock it out of the ballpark.

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Easter Closure

Please note that in addition to the Bank Holidays we will be closed on the 15th, 16th ,17th and  18th.

 

Orders posted in to us will be safely taken in and stored but we will not be sending any completed orders out during that time and service times will be extended accordingly.

Genre Spotlight: Comedy

Comedy is one of the most popular and prolific of film genres; for as long as there have been films, there has been comedy. Aside from making people split their sides with laughter, comedy films have also been about a lot more than what we get at face value. They often act as a vehicle for social and cultural commentary, they reflect aspects of society and put the spotlight on social issues that are important, but in a way that means we can all have a good laugh.

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Things You Can Do with Your Old Cine Film

So, you’ve finally gotten around to converting those old cine reels onto a DVD or another more convenient format. The question is, what do you do with the reels? At Cine2DVD, we ship your cine reels back to you along with your DVD, because we know how important it is to people to keep their original copies of their family films. A DVD conversion ensures the precious footage is safe, but some people just love the nostalgia of their old cine reels.

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