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How is Frozen connected to every Disney animation?

How is Frozen connected to every Disney animation?

With over $1 billion earned at the worldwide box office, chances are you've seen and love Disney's hit animation, Frozen. Did you know that the film has connections with the production company's other animated feature films that might surprise you?   AllFancyDress.com have created a really cool infographic...

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Tri-Force Short Film Festival 2014

Tri-Force Short Film Festival 2014

The date of this year's Tri-Force Short Film Festival (TFSFF) has been announced! If you're an up and coming filmmaker who has created a film that is 20 minutes or under in length, submission for 2014 is officially open. The Tri-Force Short Film Festival has one main objective: to showcase quality...

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Sponsored Video: The Legend of Hercules on DVD and Blu-Ray

Sponsored Video: The Legend of Hercules on DVD and Blu-Ray

Greek mythology has long been a staple of cinema, with the story of Hercules being one of the most popular of all. The Legend of Hercules, starring Kellen Lutz, Gaia Weiss and Scott Adkins is due for release on DVD and Blu-Ray on the 4th August. In this imaginative retelling of the legend, Lutz...

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The Fault in Our Stars – Review

The Fault in Our Stars – Review

The adaptation of cult literary phenomenon The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green, has sent many a teenage girl flocking to cinemas across the world to watch their favourite love story play out on screen. As a twenty-something who has not had opportunity to read the novel yet, I was pleasantly surprised by this...

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How to Train Your Dragon 2 – Review

How to Train Your Dragon 2 – Review

I make no secret of my love for animation and there have been many spirited debates around the office about the merits of Classic Disney versus Pixar. DreamWorks, the studio behind Shrek, has had a fair few duds in recent years but the How To Train Your Dragon franchise is not one of them. The latest film in the...

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Thor gets a sex change, Marvel announces

Thor gets a sex change, Marvel announces

Marvel Comics have recast one of their most popular characters... as a woman! The new female character is based on the hammer-wielding god of thunder Thor, and will appear in a new series that is due in October. The character Thor debuted in the title Journey Into Mystery back in 1962. Having starred...

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Page to screen: children’s books make great films

Page to screen: children’s books make great films

How to Train Your Dragon 2, the sequel to the hugely popular 2010 animation from DreamWorks, has been released in England behind the rest of the United Kingdom, but did you know the world Toothless and Hiccup inhabit is originally based on a book series? A lot of our favourite family films are based on...

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The UK production boom – What’s filming here?

The UK production boom – What’s filming here?

Since the Golden Age of cinema, UK film studios have always benefited from attracting independent and major productions from all over the world. And now it would appear the UK film industry is entering a second Golden Age. What's being filmed here? Pinewood Studios, Shepperton Studios, Elstree Studios,...

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Maleficent – Review

Maleficent – Review

We all know the story of Sleeping Beauty, as told by Disney’s adaptation. The evil fairy Maleficent casts a spell on the young princess Aurora, so that on the day of her sixteenth birthday, she will prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep, only to be awoken by True Love's...

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Should Hollywood’s top 100 films be taken seriously?

Should Hollywood’s top 100 films be taken seriously?

“Who better to judge the best movies of all time than the people who make them?” wrote the Hollywood Reporter when it published its first definitive 'Hollywood’s 100 favorite films' ranking. We can’t help but think the viewers might be a less biased judge, but THR wrangled together a group of studio...

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