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OnePlus is Giving an Aspiring Mobile Filmmaker £7,500

It seems OnePlus is in competition mode at the moment. Not long after announcing a big contest to fund 5G app ideas, it's unveiled a new scheme for wannabe mobile filmmakers to get their big break. Read More >>

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Digital Film Locker UltraViolet Is Shutting Down

The UltraViolet 'digital locker' for film and TV content will close down on the 31st of July, the service has announced. Read More >>

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Streaming Subscriptions Will Overtake Cinema Revenue In 2019

It's finally going to happen: money made from streaming services worldwide will soon be higher than cinema takings for the first time, says a new report from media analysts Ampere. Read More >>

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Tom Cruise Is Going To War With A Setting On Your TV

Tom Cruise has gone to war with a lot of things in his career, but the latest is something of a surprise: it's a setting on modern TVs that makes films look a bit rubbish. Read More >>

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The World of Roald Dahl Is Coming to Netflix

When you hear titles like Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, James and the Giant Peach, Fantastic Mr. Fox, or The BFG, you think of big Hollywood adaptations of Roald Dahl’s literary works. Soon though, you may just think of your Netflix account. Read More >>

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At Least We All Have a 70 inch TV Now

John Lewis, the retail chain not the man on Twitter who's about to get busy again, has revealed some stats about the sort of junk the nation buys from it. The headline WTF number is that the size of TVs people purchase continues to grow exponentially, with sales of 70-inch models particularly on the up. Read More >>

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Marvel Is Sneakily Adding Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel to Its Comics Multiverse

The first pictures of Brie Larson filming as Captain Marvel made waves, not just because they gave us our first look at the character in live action, but because her famous costume came in some surprising colours. But now the new movie suit has officially made its way to Marvel Comics’ canon. Read More >>

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Steven Spielberg Made Ready Player One Work in Spite of Itself

Ready Player One was a very divisive book and now it’s a very divisive movie. I’m a fan of Ernest Cline’s love letter to pop culture, although I fully admit it has problems. So I was excited that Steven Spielberg would helm the movie adaptation, though I knew the two would differ. What I didn’t know was how much the film was going to challenge and recontextualise my feelings about the book. Read More >>

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Jeff Goldblum Reveals There Was Almost a Version of the Jurassic Park Script Without Dr. Ian Malcolm

Jurassic Park would not have been the same without Jeff Goldblum’s iconic performance as Dr. Ian Malcolm, chaos theory advocate and black leather enthusiast. But though Malcolm’s a character from the pages of Michael Crichton’s source novel, he almost didn’t make it into the film. Read More >>

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Man Trapped Head in Cinema Seat

A man visiting the posh seats of a Birmingham cinema endured a nightmare even worse than having to see the latest DC universe film, as his head somehow managed to get stuck in a seat. Read More >>

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A New Willy Wonka Movie is Coming From the Director of Paddington

Warner Bros. has been trying to bring back Willy Wonka for a few years now and it’s finally found the person for the job. Read More >>

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How Many Iconic Movies Can Your Brain Spot as 1,000,000 Frames Flash by in Five Minutes?

There are some movie scenes that are so iconic, so memorable, that even if you only catch a glimpse of a single frame, you’ll still instantly recognise the film. So what are the movies that made the biggest impression on your mind? Just watch this short film, which crams a million different movie frames into five minutes, to find out. Read More >>

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Saudi Arabia Celebrates End of 35-Year Cinema Ban… By Showing The Emoji Movie

When an entire nation of people haven't seen a film in the cinema for 35 years, just what do you screen? There have been a lot of cinematic greats in those 35 years. The Shawshank Redemption, maybe? The Lord of the RingsForrest GumpStar Wars: The Last Jedi? No, they just won't do. Ah- I know: The Emoji Movie. Read More >>

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Netflix Shames Bee Movie Fanatic

Streaming giant Netflix has released some stats that appear designed to humiliate a handful of its users into cancelling their subscriptions, highlighting the fact that one person in the UK makes a daily ritual out of watching Bee Movie. Read More >>

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The Hollywood Drama Around Annihilation Shows Why We Can’t Have Smart Things

Annihilation looks like it has a lot going for it: Killer art direction and special effects; acclaimed writer-director Alex Garland (Ex Machina); and an all-star cast that includes Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, and Gina Rodriguez. But the power players behind the hotly anticipated scifi movie are still battling over what kind of release it should get. Read More >>