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  • It's Blockbuster Time! Winter 2021 Release Dates and Trailers...

    As we write, Daniel Craig's magnificent swansong is smashing Covid-era box office records. It's official, the cinema is back!

    So, stick your straw in your Coke and try not to spill your popcorn as we take a look at all of the major releases in the run-up to Christmas!
  • Tom Hardy: From Teen Tearaway to National Treasure

    As Tom Hardy once again plays the dual role of Eddie Brock and the antihero alien Venom in Venom: Let There be Carnage, Lee Adams takes a look at the British actor’s colourful career to date...
  • James Bond: The Spy Who Lived Twice and Still Has No Time to Die - Part Two

    As No Time To Die breaks 007 box office records, we welcome you back to our bumper look at the James Bond series so far. In part one, we covered Sean Connery through to Roger Moore’s irreverent tenure. The next era demanded a much grittier Bond...
  • James Bond: The Spy Who Lived Twice and Still Has No Time To Die - Part One

    As Bondmania hits the UK and No Time to Die, Daniel Craig’s last outing as 007, finally reaches the big screen, our resident special agent with a license to thrill, Lee Adams, takes a bumper look at the series so far!
  • Page to Screen: Horror Adaptations of the 20th Century

    For over 100 years, the world of literature has provided a rich vein of material for cinema’s worst nightmares.

    With Candyman, one of the iconic screen bogeymen of the '90s, currently terrorising a new generation of movie goers, let’s take a look at some other key literary horror adaptations of the 20th century...

  • Some Fantastic New Movie Trailers Just Released!

    Whether you love super-heroes, sci-fi or thrillers, the recent crop of new movie trailers has something for everyone.

    Here they are for you to enjoy!

  • Escaping Marvel and DC: Alternate Comic Book Adaptations…

    It is impossible to escape that this summer saw the release of two more superhero movies from the omnipresent cinematic universes of Marvel and DC. 

    That is just the start, with Shang-Chi, the Eternals, Black Adam and The Flash just a few of those bringing their special powers to a cinema near you.

    This week Lee Adams takes a step back and reminds us that there were heroes long before the MCU and DCU exploded on to our screens.

  • Cinema and Streaming – A New Battle Ground

    In 2019 UK cinemas took over £1.255B at the box office. In 2020 that dropped to a ‘mere’ £296M.

    Following the reopening of cinemas on 17th May, what are 2021 revenues like? 

    If they are down, is COVID the only culprit?

  • An A to Z of 1970s Cult Movies - Part 2

    From lost films to midnight movies, pagan cults to vengeful assassins, sweet transvestites to lesbian vampires... can you dig our A to Z of 1970's cult movies?

    Part 1 was last week, here is Part 2.

    Enjoy!

  • An A to Z of 1970s Cult Movies - Part 1

    From lost films to midnight movies, pagan cults to vengeful assassins, sweet transvestites to lesbian vampires... can you dig our A to Z of 1970's cult movies?

    Part 1 this week, with Part 2 following next.

    Enjoy!

  • Watch Out, Watch Out! There Are Fakes About...

    Wherever there are items of value, there will be people trying to take advantage. The world of movie posters is no different.

    From Star Wars to Pulp Fiction, from Back To The Future to Apocalypse Now, reproductions, bootlegs and fakes have surfaced for many collectible titles.

    And so it was earlier this year, with a poster for Al Pacino's Scarface...

  • Have We Joined The Matrix? We Now Accept Payment By Bitcoin!

    An increasing number are comfortable holding their hard-earned in the form of Bitcoins or other digital currencies such as Dogecoin, Ethereum, Dai and Litecoin. So, we have developed our website and processes to accept them as payment.

    Given the concerns over power consumed by such currencies, we will double the number of trees we plant for any orders completed in a cryptocurrency.

    You can find out more here...