2021 saw considerable changes in the film industry. The likes of Netflix and Disney+ took over, movies that had been waiting since the pandemic’s delays finally hit the big screen, and we celebrated the success of our favourite films in award ceremonies like never before. To commemorate a fantastic year in film, we’re taking a look back at the past year in movies.Continue reading
It’s a Wonderful Life, The Grinch, Elf, Love Actually – we could go on. It’s that time of year again. Whether you’re open about your love for Christmas movies, or you prefer to keep them as a guilty pleasure, we can all agree that there’s nothing better than popping on one of the classics and sticking your feet up to watch them in front of the fire. That is why, in today’s blog, we’re looking into what makes a classic Christmas movie.Continue reading
Today, we’re continuing our Genre Spotlight series, and in this blog, we’re looking into Musicals. If you’re a Broadway or West End fan, you may be familiar with the movie adaptations of such productions. Additionally, you might also like the modern take on movie musicals, which we will also delve into.Continue reading
When we have finished your conversions, we send you your old reels back for you to dispose of. However, instead of just throwing them away, why not get creative and upcycle them? In today’s blog, we’re looking into some of the creative uses for your old cinema reels.Continue reading
When you go to the cinema to see the latest blockbuster, you know the film has been edited together using the latest technology. Computers have given us the ability to edit footage in no time at all, add special effects, overlays, subtitles and all sorts of additional extras. But before this technology was available, how were films edited?Continue reading
Before films had audio like they do today, they were known as “silent films” due to their lack of dialogue and sound effects. Before the audio technology developed in the 1920s, silent films would be accompanied by a live orchestra that played alongside the footage, and title cards were used to display character dialogue, so audiences knew what was happening. One such star of this era was Buster Keaton.Continue reading
Our studios will be on a partial closure for 1 week from July the 10th. A skeleton staff will ensure orders are safely taken in to the office however, there will be a delay to orders being logged in and no orders will be shipped during that week.
With Father’s Day rolling around, forget the chocolates and the “world’s best dad” mug, there’s no better way to celebrate than with a film night for the whole family. But what film should you watch? Why, a film that celebrates fatherhood, of course! Whether it’s a comedy about a dad trying to spend time with his kids or a kid’s movie about one dad’s journey to find his son, celebrate Father’s Day by settling back with some feel-good father-based films.Continue reading
COVID-19 has brought a world of changes to film-viewing and cinema as we know it. Many big films due to be released in theatres in 2020 and 2021 were delayed in the hopes that restrictions would soon lift, and people could flock back to cinemas worldwide to view these latest releases. However, many production companies decided not to wait and instead released their films onto streaming services so people could view them from the comfort of their own homes.
Mystery is a film genre that typically revolves around finding the solution to a series of events or figuring out the perpetrator of a crime. The protagonist is often a detective, investigator or amateur sleuth who sets out to discover the truth by means of navigating clues and using clever deduction.