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How the Phantom Menace teaser trailer became a cinematic event

Ryan Lambie Feature Nov 26, 2014

In November 1998, Star Wars fans were queuing up to see The Phantom Menace trailer in cinemas. Ryan looks at how a teaser became an event...

111 things we learned about Sherlock from the series 3 DVDs

Louisa Mellor Feature Nov 28, 2014

Discarded plots, quotes from canon, Martin Freeman's hatred of Watson's moustache... Here's a long list of Sherlock series 3 trivia...

What we learned from the Jurassic World trailer

Simon Brew Feature Nov 26, 2014

Jurassic Park 4 has a lot of respect for Jurassic Park 1: we break down the trailer for the new movie right here...

Does Jurassic World have velociraptor racing in it?

Ryan Lambie Feature Nov 26, 2014

The first trailer for Jurassic World’s landed. But does its final shot hint at a weird sport on Isla Nublar...?

Dragon Age, characters and the rise of 'cinematic' gaming

Sam Faulkner Feature Nov 25, 2014

Is the rising standard of characterisation in games truly beginning to rival cinema? Sam takes a look...

Disney's Snow White: the risk that changed filmmaking forever

Ryan Lambie Feature Nov 25, 2014

Snow White was a risk that could have finished Disney. Ryan looks at how the world's first animated feature changed the landscape of cinema

The things cinema staff hate about cinema audiences

Simon Brew Feature Nov 25, 2014

Violence. Cleaning up. Taking the blame for prices. And, er, people failing to use the loo. What cinema staff hate about cinema audiences.

A pilgrimage to the filming locations of Superman IV

Ryan Lambie Feature Nov 24, 2014

Superman IV infamously tried to pass off the UK's Milton Keynes for New York. We pay a visit to some of its filming locations...

In praise of cinema kids' club screenings

Simon Brew Feature Nov 24, 2014

Taking kids to the cinema can be a fraught experience, but kids' clubs make things easier. Simon's a fan...

Celebrating Syndicate: the ultimate videogame dystopia

Ryan Lambie Feature Nov 24, 2014

It was violent, thought-provoking and insidiously addictive. Ryan looks back at Bullfrog's 1993 tactical classic, Syndicate...

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