25th Sep2017

Culture Dump #10: What Does it Take to Get You Into a Cinema?

by Simon Bland

Netflix, Amazon Prime, countless streaming platforms showcasing the very best telly… remind us again why we ever need to leave our sofa in search of quality content? Today’s well futuristic technology has made the idea of getting up off our bums and going to the cinema seem a little like a lot of hard work. […]

22nd Sep2017

Ten Best: Phone Scenes in Movies

by Kat Wheat

To celebrate today’s release of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus – available in stores from today – here’s a list of the Ten Best phone scenes in movies, showcasing some of the most famous telephone calls ever made. Pillow Talk (1959) A man and woman share a telephone line and despise each other, […]

21st Sep2017

From VHS to VOD #4

by Phil Wheat

We’ve covered plenty of obscure films available on iTunes in previous From VHS to VOD columns but Apple’s digital service is not the only VOD service making waves into the strange and obscure – there’s plenty of odd, unseen and unreleased (well unreleased on disc formats) films available on Amazon Video. Unlike iTunes, a lot […]

18th Sep2017

Culture Dump #9: Beyond the Great: Is Jim Carrey Kaufman-ing Us?

by Simon Bland

Andy did you hear about this one? The one where megastar comedian Jim Carrey appeared at New York Fashion Week and raised eyebrows during an out-there stint on the red carpet? No, it wasn’t due to his Grizzly Adams style beard (He ditched that a few weeks ago) and nope, he didn’t bend over and […]

18th Sep2017

Top 5: Funniest moments from ‘The Tick’

by Kat Wheat

Following last month’s debut of The Tick on Amazon Prime, here’s our rundown of the top five funniest moments from the show. Our selection sees The Tick (Peter Serafinowicz) causing mayhem while apprehending a burglary, an intimate and awkward hug with Arthur Everest (Griffin Newman), an intense and clumsy office fight against Overkill (Scott Speiser), […]

11th Sep2017

Culture Dump #8: Is Disney trying to direct it’s ‘Star Wars’ directors?

by Simon Bland

Feel that? There’s been a disturbance in the force… Earlier this week Director Colin Trevorrow parted ways with 2019’s Star Wars: Episode XI just months before the debut of Rian Johnson’s eagerly anticipated The Force Awakens follow up, The Last Jedi. According to Disney’s official statement, ‘differing visions’ were to blame for the apparent ‘mutual’ […]

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06th Sep2017

The best free games you can play right now

by James Smith

No matter if you’re craving some adventure or just want to unwind after a days work, you can find comfort in the various video games you can find and play online. There are many games and most of the good ones cost money. There are however many that you can try and continue playing afterwards […]

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05th Sep2017

New brands arrive at Online Casino Reports in Summer 2017

by James Smith

Gaming is today considered one of the wealthiest industries in the world with many transactions worth billions of dollars taking place each day. It is growing and many people are becoming fans of online betting platforms. The result has seen several new online casinos getting unveiled each day to tap into the exponential potential of […]

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04th Sep2017

From VHS to VOD #3

by Phil Wheat

I don’t know if you’re anything like me, but I can often spend hours upon hours trawling through iTunes looking for new movies to buy… Usually I’ll randomly come across a title I haven’t seen in years and use the “Cast & Crew” links to make my way down the rabbit hole to the more […]

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04th Sep2017

Culture Dump #7: ‘Stranger Things’ can’t rely on nostaglia forever

by Simon Bland

When Stranger Things debuted last summer we were treated to something weirdly familiar. The small-town Spielbergian feel, that Stephen King font, countless Dungeons and Dragons references… The Duffer Brothers’ 80s-set sci-fi series was literally dripping with VHS-tinged nostalgia. Thankfully, it also featured some weighty turns from Winona Ryder, David Harbour and Matthew Modine. Combined, they […]

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31st Aug2017

Culture Dump #6: Can we all just admit the DCU Movieverse is totally winging it?

by Phil Wheat

Superhero movies. We’ll have to find a way to live with them because there’s absolutely no chance we’re ever going to live without them. Remember simpler times where death and taxes were the only guarantees in life? Well now spandex clad heroes with dodgy backstories have joined the ranks of things we’ll never be able […]

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30th Aug2017

Top 5: Best-selling Sports Games

by James Smith

As we wait for NBA 2K18 to drop on the shelves next month, we thought we’d take a little trip down memory lane. Here’s our selection of the top five best-selling sports franchises ever made. 1. FIFA EA Sports – it’s in the game. How many times have you heard that line as you load […]

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29th Aug2017

7 Classic Arcade Games

by James Smith

Arcades hold a special place in the hearts of the people who grew up in the 80s and 90s. These were the places where children could spend hours every day and have a blast competing with their friends in sports games, invading new planets, shooting down asteroids, or just simply watch others playing some of […]

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29th Aug2017

Top 5: Casino Movies of All Time

by James Smith

Casino games have always been popular, and they are well-liked today too. Thanks to the Internet and the mobile platform, today people can play their favorite casino games online such as slots, blackjack, roulette wherever they go, on the fly. In fact, there are all kinds of comic book hero themed casino games and popular […]

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28th Aug2017

Are We Ready to Part Company with ’80s Pop Culture?

by James Smith

The 1980s. What a decade. The assassination of John Lennon, the marriage of Prince Charles to Diana Spencer, the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger and the deadly Chernobyl power plant explosion all hit the headlines during this tumultuous decade. However, when you picture the 1980s, is it any of these things which leap to […]

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24th Aug2017

Culture Dump #5: Are the Days of Drip-Fed TV Show Releases Over?

by Simon Bland

HBO aren’t having a great week. For starters, they’ve recently fallen victim to a massive hack. In something that’s becoming an increasingly regular occurrence, a group of unidentified cyber-bandits targeted the studio and made away with a whopping 1.5TB (i.e loads, to all non-techies) of data. Their haul was a good one too, including scripts […]

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23rd Aug2017

London Frightfest 2017: Ten Unmissable Movies

by Phil Wheat

With 2017′s Horror Channel FrightFest, the UK’s biggest genre film festival set to kick off this Thursday (August 24th), running across the Bank Holiday weekend to Monday August 28th at the Cineworld Empire in London’s Leicester Square AND the festivals old home, the Prince Charles Cinema, we thought we’d take a look at the festival […]

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22nd Aug2017

Top 5: Movies from The Asylum

by Phil Wheat

With Sharknado 5 making a splash on TV screens across the globe these past few weeks, what better time to visit the world of The Asylum? With a myriad of films under their belt, from their beginnings as king of the mockbuster to their foray into original film making, it’s no secret we’re big fans […]

22nd Aug2017

What event would you skip in order to play video games?

by James Smith

At one point or another, we’ve all found ourselves hooked to a video game. It’s hard to pry yourself away, especially when you’re at a critical part, or just another hour away from completing the whole thing. But have you ever been so hooked that you’ve decided to cancel plans with friends and family in […]

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17th Aug2017

Online Gambling: Overview of Pros & Cons

by James Smith

The meaning of online gambling includes all kinds of casino games, played on Internet through the websites. Because the World Wide Web has paved the way for brand new casino games that took on online form.  The development of the technologies changed the players’ habits the same as slot machines, keno and scratch cards transformed […]

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17th Aug2017

Culture Dump #4: How to use ‘Rick and Morty’ quotes in conversation

by Simon Bland

Rick and Morty may have only been around for a few years but it’s already firmly established itself in today’s pop culture lexicon. You can thank Netflix for that. With just two seasons under its belt and a long-awaited third currently being drip-fed to audiences, Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon’s bizarro space comedy has so […]

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16th Aug2017

Vaping on Screen: A Growing Trend?

by James Smith

Vaping is a trend that has grown massively in popularity over the course of the past few years, and it seems like more people than ever have chosen to take up the trend.  This is largely to do with the indoor smoking ban, along with more knowledge of just how much damage smoking can do. […]

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