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How has Netflix changed the way we understand entertainment?

For the third year in a row, Netflix Films are leading the race in this year’s Academy Awards nominations. 27 appearances in all major categories, show signs of the studio’s dominance in the movie industry and confirm the company has come a long way since it was introduced to the world. But how did this […]

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Film

Stream it or screen it? Cinema remains superior

As a champion of the immersive cinema experience, the Video On Demand (VOD) release of many of the Covid-era blockbusters is frustrating for many film-purists like me. On the one hand, we cannot know when the cinemas will reopen. VOD and streaming services picking up 2020/21 releases helps alleviate the pain of the constant postponement […]

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Culture Theatre

The Box Office is open and the show must go on… at home

If your regular TV shows and movies just aren’t providing enough escapism anymore as this period of restrictions and lockdowns drags into winter, it’s time to turn to the stage. While theatres remain closed, we are lucky enough to be able to access a wealth of dramatic content online. So dim the lights, find your […]

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TV

Disney’s New Streaming Service: What we know so far

The House of Mouse is getting bigger by the month. Adding extensions, breaking down walls and opening its doors to the public like never before, the company that has produced a lion’s share of family entertainment for almost a century is now the home of film and TV for families across the globe. And the […]

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Film

Stream, Heav’nly Muse: Alternative Streaming Services in the UK

If you frequently read any UK newspaper’s film pages, you’ll find that it’s a rare week which does not include a feature about the streaming service Netflix: analysing its market position, its newest movies and TV shows, its release strategies and so on. And perhaps this is appropriate. in January, Radio Times reported that 117 million […]