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5 movies to look out for in 2017

The future of the year 2017 looks very bright when it comes to movies. It looks like most of the movies coming out this year are a continuation or rather a link to past movies, which brings even more excitement. The year took off with the release of Fifty …

Best new TV shows 2016

Here’s what we’re most excited to watch.     Sherlock: The Abominable Bride Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs   Summary: "The Abominable Bride" is a special 90-minute …

Highly anticipated movies of 2016

Movies are a way to escape, to enter another dimension and for some a great way to spend a date night. The best of them also make us think and stay with us for a long time. With the 2016 releases already off to a captivating start, there are still a …

Music in the movies

Movies don’t have the same effect without music. Try watching a suspense-filled scene on mute: the scene stops being nail-biting without the accompanying music. Music does not dependant on movies in a similar way; we do not need to see actors acting in …

Masters of horror: Movies

  “I'll be right back.”   Never, ever, ever say those words on Halloween,  or in a lonely woodland cabin, or in an abandoned castle.   This is the first law that horror movies teach us. As soon as you say these words, you are dead …

10 animations of 2015

Which of the animated feature films released in 2015 to watch, which to avoid, plus a look at what the end of the year has in store.     First, a disclaimer: this post was not made with kids in mind. Its target market are serious, …

8 movies to keep the kids busy these holidays

Tired of watching Frozen over and over? Barney and Dora getting too much too handle? Here is our pick of 8 animated kid's movies your little ones probably haven't seen yet:   1. Surf's Up A mockumentary-style look at the annual Penguin …

Remembering Robin Williams

Sadly, Robin Williams passed away tragically on 11 August 2014 after losing his lifetime battle with depression and mental illness.   He will be deeply missed by everyone who knew and loved him, as well as by millions fans around the world, …

Spielberg to direct Roald Dahl’s BFG

Hollywood have announced that Steven Spielberg is set to direct an adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic kid's book The BFG. This family favourite is set to be released in July 2016, and has Spielberg and Roald Dahl fans alike incredibly excited. The …

The cult of movies

The term cult movie usually refers to ‘small’ movies outside the mainstream film industry. Some are characterised by limited accessibility; some are controversial or rebellious; some are even so badly made that they became – good…   What is common …