Blockbusters

Pointless: how are the 100 people polled & other questions

Louisa Mellor Feature
Aug 10, 2016

How do they choose the 100 people polled on Pointless? What counts as a Mastermind specialist subject? 7 geeky game show questions…

Offbeat films and the distribution problem

Lindsey O’Brien Feature
Jun 6, 2016

Can multiplex cinemas spare just a screen or two for non-blockbuster fare in the summer high season?

Kevin Smith, movie critics, and Yoga Hosers

Simon Brew Feature
Feb 9, 2016

Kevin Smith’s new movie, Yoga Hosers, has been hit hard by critics. But both they and he have changed a little…

Blockbusters: are big films all year round a good thing?

Jordan Adcock Feature
Jan 18, 2016

We’re seeing big cinema releases almost every weekend now. But is this a good thing?

HD DVD: the format that nearly beat Blu-ray

Simon Brew Feature
Oct 14, 2015

Next year marks the 10th birthday of Blu-ray - a format that cost Sony heavily to get it to emerge victorious...

'Tracking softly', and writing films off before release

Simon Brew Feature
Jul 20, 2015

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation is the latest film to be 'tracking softly'. But why are we so keen to lambast films we've not seen?

13 future big movies that aren't sequels or comic book films

Den Of Geek Feature
Feb 13, 2015

The upcoming standalone (at least for the time being) blockbusters between now and the end of 2016...

The 1991 memo that predicted Hollywood's future

Simon Brew Feature
Jul 14, 2014

In 1991, Jeffrey Katzenberg penned a legendary memo that called the future of Hollywood - and inspired Jerry Maguire. But what did it say?

6 startling moments of quiet in summer blockbusters

Giovanni Cappiello Odd List
Jul 2, 2014

Giovanni finds six moments of near-silence in big movies, proving louder isn't always better...

The films that grossed $250m+ and apparently flopped

Simon Brew Feature
Jun 26, 2014

Think Waterworld was a massive box office bomb? That John Carter and The Lone Ranger were 'turkeys'? Think again...

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