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Top 10 Survival Films

Top 10 Survival Films

As All is Lost makes its way onto Blu-ray and DVD on 28th April, we wanted to take a look back at some of the greatest survival films we’ve watched over the past few years! Staying alive is no easy feat for the characters in our list of ten survival movies. Natural disasters and unfortunate accidents...

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Let’s get political: ten biopics you need to see

Let’s get political: ten biopics you need to see

Every so often, there appears on the horizon a figure of such revolutionary mindset that the world is never quite the same after their arrival. Those who challenge the status quo and embody the change they want to see in the world. As we say farewell to one such individual, Nelson Mandela, we take a look at...

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Films in time for Christmas 2013

Films in time for Christmas 2013

2013 has been a very good year for movies. Comedies, animations, action movies, fantasy adventures, adaptations of classic novels – we've had it all from the Hollywood conveyor belt. And now the winter, spring and summer theatrical releases are available to download and own on DVD and Blu-Ray, just in time time...

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Family-friendly Halloween movies

Family-friendly Halloween movies

Halloween is almost upon us, and with the day of spooks and trick or treating falling on an unlucky year, there's every chance you'll struggle to find family appropriate films on the TV this year. Luckily you can prepare and bring together a collection of scary classics which will not frighten your kids (or you)...

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Cinema’s best priests

Cinema’s best priests

Religion. The film industry have certainly never shied away from the subject. From Angels and Demons and Doubt, to lighter films like Sister Act, cinema is no stranger to well-loved and even feared religious figures who have cropped up on our screens over the years. One such movie is To The Wonder starring...

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10 Best Father-Daughter Relationships in Film

From award-winning director, Rufus Norris, comes Broken, a powerful British film starring Pulp Fiction's Tim Roth and Inception star, Cillian Murphy. The drama - which has been described as 'British cinema at its best' by Shortlist - also features a performance from award-winning actor, Rory Kinnear who appeared...

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Top 10 Best Casting Decisions Of All Time

Top 10 Best Casting Decisions Of All Time

Everyone has their favourite film that they re-watch periodically, soaking up its delicious drama, action or comedy. The reason for a film's rise is often that one particular character is portrayed so flawlessly, that they gain a seat in our minds as a real person. For this, we have to thank those who are in...

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Olympics Top 10: Great sports movies

Olympics Top 10: Great sports movies

Don't you love a good sporting event? Both on the field and in the cinema. The London 2012 Olympics are well under way, and we're all feeling inspired. We could swim to victory, ride for that gold medal, run like our shoes are on fire. If they can do it, so can we, because the world is our...

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High Score: Ten Videogame Documentaries

High Score: Ten Videogame Documentaries

If you've just experienced the world of game development documentary Indie Game: The Movie, you might be hankering for more. No problem - we've got you...

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What makes a film quintessentially British?

What makes a film quintessentially British?

It's good to be British right now. The four day Diamond Jubilee weekend has just come to an end with a flypast over Buckingham Palace, and we've got the London 2012 Olympics to look forward to (or not dependent on your view). If you don't want to put the Bucks Fizz away just yet, then fear not. To celebrate...

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