Cinema

Parents, and the curse of mobile phones in cinemas

Simon Brew Feature Oct 30, 2014

We blame children often for noise and disruption in cinemas. Perhaps we should be blaming parents, argues Simon...

The problem of sound leakage in multiplex cinemas

Simon Brew Feature Jul 15, 2014

The growing problem of watching a small film in a multiplex, whilst having to listen to the louder one next door...

Transformers 4, Mrs Brown's Boys, and criticising fans

Simon Brew Feature Jul 2, 2014

The success of Transformers 4 and Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie is having an unpleasant side effect...

The problem with Dolby Atmos and cinema sound levels

Simon Brew Feature May 15, 2014

Dolby Atmos is a technology brought in to give cinema sound an extra edge. But are its effects being drowned out by the volume control?

15 genuine reasons people asked for cinema ticket refunds

Sarah Dobbs Feature Apr 17, 2013

From unexpected subtitles to awkward seating arrangements, here are 15 weird reasons patrons gave for requesting cinema ticket refunds...

The 10 biggest problems with modern day cinema

Simon Brew Odd List Aug 10, 2011

Jittery camera work. Inaudible dialogue. Spoiler-filled trailers. Here are our top 10 biggest complaints about cinema in the present day...