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Teen Romances on Screen

Teen Romances on Screen

Ever since Shakespeare penned his version of the tragic story of the beloved archetypal lovers, the arts have been infatuated with tragic teenage love. This feature takes a look at films that further expand on the themes of love and tragedy, and positions IF I STAY as a new and different take on an endlessly popular genre. In anticipation of the UK release...

From bullpens to basketball courts – The best true story sports movies

From bullpens to basketball courts – The best true story sports movies

You may have recently stumbled upon the news of the recent release of When the Game Stands Tall. The movie tells the true story of Bob Ladouceur, the football coach who turned the De La Salle High School Spartans from a little known team into footballing titans with a 151-game winning streak. The film has received mixed reviews – while Rotten Tomatoes gave it...

Are these the best Casino films of all time?

Are these the best Casino films of all time?

The glamorous and unpredictable world of casinos has warranted more than a few titles on the silver screen, with the neon lights of Vegas creating an attractive backdrop to all sorts of movie action, romance and comedy. Here is a brief overview of some of the best gambling movies for you to feast your eyes on. Casino Every list of top casino films out there...

Top 10 Scandinavian Thrillers

Top 10 Scandinavian Thrillers

Television in particular has seen a particular boom in successful Scandinavian shows making their way into homes of audiences here in the UK, but let it not be forgotten that cinema has had a fair bit of Scandinavian content trickling through for quite some time now, with many names in the Hollywood spotlight (Refn, Mikkelsen, Rapace, Coster-Waldau, etc.)....

Top 10 Ensemble Comedies

Top 10 Ensemble Comedies

Ensemble comedies are a mainstay of classic cinema- from crime capers to family drama-comedies, the sub-genre is a tricky one to get right- but nothing lights up the screen quite like a cast that just click. With The Stag released on digital platforms from the 7th July and on Blu-ray and DVD from the 21st July courtesy of Arrow Films, we recount the most...

Top School Films

Top School Films

Remember your schooldays, full of dull lessons, grumpy teachers and dodgy school dinners? Well St Vladimir’s isn’t exactly your normal school, unless you’re a vampire that is. From, July 14th you can be a part of the blood thirsty goings on when Vampire Academy comes to DVD! In celebration of the film’s release, we’re packing our school bags,...

The Best Film & Music Collaborations

The Best Film & Music Collaborations

To celebrate the release of new music documentary MADE IN AMERICA out on 19 May – the creative collaboration between Academy Award-winning film director Ron Howard (Rush, A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13) and hip–hop icon Jay Z (Executive Producer). The film features an eclectic list of music heavyweights including: Jay Z, Kanye West, Rita Ora, Pearl Jam,...

Actors Turned Directors

Actors Turned Directors

Many people have many talents and actors are certainly no different. Some of the best know actors have been on the other side of the camera producing some of the best films you’ll see! The alternative comedy Don Jon is one of those films with Joseph Gordon Levitt placing himself in the director’s seat. To celebrate the release of Don Jon on Blu-ray and DVD...

The Many Faces of Scarlett Johansson

The Many Faces of Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson may be known as a Hollywood bombshell, but she has also been praised for her plethora of roles showing off her true skill as an A-list talent. From 14th century English royalty to Marvel super hero, Johansson has transformed from one role to another seamlessly. In her latest film, Under the Skin, Scarlett dons a black wig and red lips as an...

The Best Bingo Movie Scenes

The Best Bingo Movie Scenes

The game of bingo has been around since the sixteenth century and has existed in many forms since then.  It has been played by people of all walks of life and for various different purposes.  Given that the game has been so globally recognised over the years, it is little surprise that bingo scenes have appeared in various movies. Because the game can be...