Stranger Things 70/80s Movie References Revealed

Netflix instant cult classic series Stranger Things was proudly inspired by the iconic science fiction and horror films of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Indeed the shows creators the Duffer Brothers originally pitched the show as basically being like a ‘very dark Amblin Entertainment movie’. For those unaware Amblin Entertainment is Steven Spielberg’s production [...]

FrightFest 2016 Programme Announced

From grindhouse to art-house, feel-good to squeal-good, blockbuster to ghostbuster FrightFest returns in all its gory glory, now housed at the 12-screen Vue Cinema at Shepherd’s Bush, West London, from Aug 25 – Aug 29. In its 17th year, the world renowned genre film festival will present 62 new feature films, embracing sixteen countries and bringing [...]

New Star Wars Films Include Spin-Offs

Contrary to previous reports it seems that screenwriters  Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg may not be providing scripts for Star Wars Episodes VIII and IX. Whilst the pair has been recruited by Disney to work on Star Wars projects, these may in fact be spinoffs focusing on minor characters from the existing Star Wars universe, [...]

George Lucas gives Star Wars Billions to Charity

Following the extraordinary news of Disney’s multi-billion dollar acquisition of Lucasfilm and the Star Wars franchise rights, George Lucas will according to a Lucasfilm spokesperson be donating “The majority of the (Disney acquisition) proceeds to his philanthropic endeavours”. Confirming these intentions George Lucas himself released the following statement: “For 41 years, the majority of my [...]

Disney Making New Star Wars Trilogy

The Walt Disney Company has sensationally announced the acquisition of Lucasfilm Ltd in exchange for $4.05 billion in cash and stocks. Disney has also confirmed that they will immediately start work on extending the Star Wars saga beginning with a new trilogy of films for Episodes 7, 8 and 9. The sensational move by Disney [...]

Best Kids Films Of All Time

The best films we watch as children not only entertain and amaze us; they fundamentally shape who we are and how we see the world. These films stay with us long after we’ve left playground games and imaginary friends behind us. Even as an adult watching a childhood favorite film can feel  uniquely comforting and [...]