"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Nov 012018
Nail Biting Gambling Scenes

High stakes gambling scenes in films are often used by directors to increase the feeling of tension in a scene and to potentially glorify the movie’s main protagonist. They also make for excellent viewing, especially in poker, as the possibilities are endless and the closing stages of a hand are often full of tension anyway. … More

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Nov 012018
Game of Thrones Spin-Off Begins Casting

The epic Game of Thrones series is due to come to an end in 2019 with its eighth and final season. The Game of Thrones prequel series, due to be cast towards the end of 2018, is now called to fill the void that it is due to be created in HBO’s high-budget programming. There … More

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Oct 162018
Three Hot New Movie Releases for Fourth Quarter 2018

  Remember Black Panther? Yes, of course you do, that’s the film that was the talk of the town when it was released earlier this year. Fast forward a few months and very few people are still angling to watch the movie. While this is sad, it’s actually the reality of the movie industry. After … More

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Jul 212018
Why 'Ocean's 8' Could Change Heist Movies Forever

Have you seen Ocean’s 8 yet? The latest instalment of the iconic Ocean’s series is estimated to hit a box office gross of over $300 million this summer, making it one of the most popular heist movies of all time, and just a stone’s throw away from the success of the start of the trilogy, Ocean’s Eleven, which itself had … More

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Jul 212018

Over a career spanning more than 50 years, Martin Scorsese has made his mark on the film industry – that’s for sure. The man is dedicated to his craft, having formed The Film Foundation to help preserve cinematic works and, more recently, the World Cinema Foundation as well. Over the years, he has won awards, and … More

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Jun 252018
Why the Movie Industry Needs to Embrace Online Streaming

Once upon a time, Hollywood’s movie industry ruled the world, with millions of film fans around the globe flocking to their local cinemas to watch the latest releases. Although that is still the case today, the traditional economics of the movie business has been turned on its head by the introduction of online streaming services. … More

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Jun 182018
A Selection of the Best Movie-Based Slot Games

It’s fair to say that the film industry and the video game industry have enjoyed a mixed relationship over the years. While there have been a number of successful and highly-thought-of video games that have been based on their movie counterparts, a fair few movie-based video games have had reviewers and gamers cringing in equal … More

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Jun 012018
Will 'Ocean's 8' Be As Good As the Original?

Summer is always a good time to visit the cinema. Summer 2018 is already boasting a strong slate of films being released, from the latest in the Avengers saga to the Han Solo Star Wars backstory and the Deadpool and eagerly anticipated Incredibles sequels. But one film which has critics and cinema-goers talking is the … More

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