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
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
Moving to a new home is an exciting time, but the actual transportation of your belongings can cause a massive headache. If you still have some old cine reels lying around, you might be concerned about how to transport them to your new house. Cine reels are very delicate and prone to breaking, especially if they have not been stored in optimal conditions.
With plenty of time on our hands at the present moment, it’s fair to say that we are all running out of DIY jobs to do around the house and are looking for something new to occupy our time as we all miss our family dearly. You could well be looking to take up a new hobby, or hoping to come out of lockdown a lot fitter than you entered it, as you look to fill the time until you’re able to visit your loved ones. Continue reading
Once upon a time, cine film was the primary way to watch films. Families would gather together around the projector to watch the grainy footage of their lives as it flickered and jutted in front of their eyes. Whilst these memories may no doubt bring back wonderful feelings of nostalgia for some, it is no surprise that technology has long since moved past this, and for very good reasons.
There are so many people who still possess their old cine home movies – so why do they never watch them? The answer, it would seem, is because they’ve fallen for some of the biggest misconceptions of what will happen if they’re ever to view the footage again. With this in mind, here are four illusions that people tend to be under when it comes to their cine home movies.
There’s nothing quite like taking a long walk down memory lane. But while for many, watching old home movies might just be a way of killing a few hours, for others, it’s sure to bring up many different emotions.
This, of course, is one of the things that makes stepping back into the past such an amazing experience. If you’re about to restore your old videos by transferring them from cine to DVD, here are four feelings that you’ll probably be overcome with.
Don’t be shocked if you’re overcome with the sudden impulse to dig up your old home movies this Christmas. After all, most people constantly have a niggling itch to take a walk down memory lane – it’s just that this urge tends to come right to the forefront during the festive season!
Fortunately, you can watch all your home movies before and after the holidays if you transfer your cine to DVD. Here are three ways you’ll no doubt find yourself triggered to do this over Christmas.
Everyone knows the new Star Wars film is on the way, but what about other great family films you can look forward to seeing this Christmas? Here’s our top five!
If there is one thing that is guaranteed to help get you through tough times, and bring a smile to everyone’s face, it’s those moments when families recall a great memory.
This is not simply a source of comfort. Psychologists believe that shared stories are the glue which hold families together and gives them the most positive connections.