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
Old cine films offer an amazing glimpse into the past. Whether it’s rediscovering your grandfather’s prized film collection or unwittingly unearthing a gem at a car boot sale, there’s so much waiting to be discovered.
Below we have highlighted three amazing stories of cine film discoveries. Continue reading
People of every age often say their wedding day was the best day of their lives – and it’s also a day for people of all ages across a family to come together in a shared experience. But as traditions shift from generation to generation, it’s not always easy to pass on the memories and the moments which have gone. What better way to relive the memories of wedding days gone by and early married life than by converting the cine film to DVD so everyone can enjoy it together? Continue reading
As we transition further towards a situation where everything that we do and record is stored online, it is important to take stock of how you are protecting your memories. While your photos and videos might be safe on Facebook, what happens if Facebook fails or if they change their policy of keeping all historic information? Continue reading
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.
January is the perfect time to start afresh, which is why so many people make resolutions at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve. You’ll obviously want to stick to these – even if you don’t quite know how to make them all come true! It just so happens that the solution could lie in the easy process of transferring your old home movies from cine to DVD.
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.
We live in an age where we store our memories on social media. In fact, we’ve almost become programmed to believe that we’re making a note of all the special moments in our life because we can share pictures, videos and statuses on platforms such as Facebook or Twitter.
Sadly, such social media channels aren’t always trustworthy forms of storing memories – and don’t hold a candle to past keepsakes like home videos. With this in mind, here’s why you shouldn’t let social media determine your memories.
Sometimes memories aren’t just enjoyable and comforting, they can actually help and heal.
This is particularly true of the 850,000 people diagnosed with dementia in the UK, a figure that looks likely to reach over 1 million by 2025.
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.