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Top 5 new Blu-ray releases

As the autumn draws in, there’s every reason to shut out the colder weather, grab a blanket and check out what’s new in the world of Blu-Ray. With a whole bunch of spectacular visual films coming out this year, here are a few that will make you want to ensure you have a gold plated HDMI cable to enjoy the best video quality.

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Specialist arthouse and independent films on demand and as soon as they hit the big screen

]Curzon on Demand

The name Curzon is almost synonymous with a great cinema experience, and now with Curzon On Demand that experience can be enjoyed wherever you are, as they offer a host of independent, arthouse films and new releases in their new on demand movie service. Continue reading Specialist arthouse and independent films on demand and as soon as they hit the big screen

Orange celebrates film and the BAFTAs with goodies and year-long offers

Steven Spielberg's War Horse

With the BAFTA juggernaut rolling into view – the gongs will be awarded on Sunday, February 12 – it’s great to see a not too shabby showing from the Devon and Cornwall stomping ground – and with the help of Orange Film Pulse you can vote up your own BAFTA faves. Continue reading Orange celebrates film and the BAFTAs with goodies and year-long offers

The top three most romantic films

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Love Actually: probably one of the most heart warming films ever made

If you and your partner are film fanatics, maybe you visit the cinema every week to see the latest releases, or you enjoy cosy nights in watching your favourite DVDs on the sofa with a bowl of popcorn and a blanket, you are sure to have enjoyed browsing around our film site reading the latest reviews and news.

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Five great movie festivals you may not know about

Encounters Film Festival
Encounters, just one of five super film festivals you may not have heard of

One of the great things about being a movie lover is the day you finally get to go to your very first movie festival. Of course, getting accreditation for Cannes is pretty tricky and not all of us will get tickets for London Film Festival – so what are the other options?

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Veebeam has given internet streaming a whole new leases of life on your living room TV

Veebeam Unit

The internet has opened up a whole new world of watching movies online, but getting your audience to crowd around your laptop can have its drawbacks. And watching iPlayer or movies on your computer can be great, but it isn’t ideal. A new little gizmo called Veebeam HD can turn to convenience of viewing streamed content online to watching it in the comfort of your living room.

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Sony inspires filmmakers with Priest trailer challenge – 3 students get to pitch their re-edited trailer in LA

Ever wanted an outrageous opportunity just to prove yourself? Sony offered up a chance for film students to strut their filmy stuff with a challenge to create their own trailer for soon to be realised 3D flick Priest. Sounds good? They only had the nightime hours to do it before the top three where whisked off to LA to show their work to the Priest filmmakers themselves. How would you fare?

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Stella Artois auditions competition for Cannes Film Festival prize

Stella Artois, taking its sponsorship of the Cannes Film Festival seriously, is offering online auditions to play the life of their invented French hero Jacques d’Azur – and they’re looking for a leading lady, too.

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Climb your way to the top on the free, online game 56 Sage Street (sponsored post)

Here’s a scenario familiar to every budding filmmaker: how do you get enough cash together to bankroll your next feature? Or, according to the blurb of the new free online game 56 Sage Street from Barclays, ‘how does someone with nothing, end up with everything’?

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