Genre Spotlight: Science Fiction

Science fiction is an incredibly popular film genre that uses fictional science-based depictions like extra-terrestrial lifeforms, alien worlds, time-travel and other futuristic elements like spaceships and robots as their primary focus. These films often take some kind of political or social issue like the human condition to tell their story. Sci-fi aims to combine the real world with the supernatural to any questions of the unknown in science.

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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus

A message from my family to yours.

 

As a small family owned and run business we share everyones concerns during these uncertain times.

 

We have been taking all steps to follow guidelines.  We have now decided to minimise our staff levels so as to protect our individual households. We are working to get orders that we have In hand back to our customers in a timely fashion. But our service time for some, may be longer than expected.

 

At this point in time Royal Mail are still delivering and collecting and we welcome any new orders. If you wish to order, now perhaps being the time you might be tidying and sorting and finding your memories, please do. If you are able to post orders to us when carrying out Essential  Shopping please do.  If you would like to discuss having your order picked up from your home please phone our office.

 

Above all please keep yourselves and your loved ones safe.

Jim Gregory

Silent Film Star: Charlie Chaplin

The technological era of the 1920s brought films to large audiences. Before the rise of these “talkies”, silent films were all the rage. Silent films had a live orchestra playing alongside film viewings, and title cards were used to show character dialogue – like subtitles today. And in this era of the silent film there were a number of prominent stars of the day, including perhaps the biggest, and most well-known silent film star of all time: Charlie Chaplin.

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