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How Back To The Future II predicted 2015: Did it get anything right?

How Back To The Future II predicted 2015: Did it get anything right?

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"Roads, where we're going we don't need roads." It might have been one of the opening quotes of Back to the Future Part II, leading into one of the best films of the 80s and a great, escapist slice of science fiction, but it was also a glimpse into what... >>

Here are the most pirated movies of 2014: Top 10 films you loved but didn't want to buy

Here are the most pirated movies of 2014: Top 10 films you loved but didn't want to buy

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The year is almost over. And that means it's time to look back at 2014's top moments - or in this case, the top pirated films. Variety has published a complete listing of all the films that were among the most illegally downloaded during the year. The... >>

Paddington: The tech behind the much-loved bear's big screen debut

Paddington: The tech behind the much-loved bear's big screen debut

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Whatever age you are, there's something undeniably lovable about Paddington Bear. First brought to life in the 1958 book, he's since appeared on screen in almost every decade since the 1970s, from stop-motion animation to the hand-drawn Hanna-Barbera... >>

Tarantino ditches The Hateful Eight film after script leaks online

Tarantino ditches The Hateful Eight film after script leaks online

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Big movie studios are always banging on about how the internet is killing films and now it's happened quite literally. Quentin Tarantino has ditched his film, The Hateful Eight, after his script leaked online. Tarantino shared the early version of the... >>

Professional tips for video calls: set and background

Professional tips for video calls: set and background

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Welcome back to Skype Up Your Life on Pocket-lint. At this time each day, we’ll be looking at how you can improve your video calls by asking some professionals. The professionals in questions are a group of people from an industry that’s been working... >>

Professional tips for video calls: camera work

Professional tips for video calls: camera work

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As part of our expert tips for making better video calls for Skype Up Your Life week on Pocket-lint, today is the day of that most fundamental piece of equipment that is your webcam. More specifically, we need to uncover some basic skills when it comes... >>

The Dark Knight Rises iPad companion app pictures and hands-on

The Dark Knight Rises iPad companion app pictures and hands-on

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The Dark Knight Rises should by now be happily spinning in the Blu-ray players of Batman fans the world over. Fire up the disc and you might spot that there is a second screen option. This isn't anything hugely new for the world of Blu-ray, as we discovered... >>

Samsung launches BFI app for its Smart TVs

Samsung launches BFI app for its Smart TVs

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Samsung has teamed up with the British Film Institute (BFI) to launch a new app for its Smart TV that will provide viewers with content from the 56th London Film Festival from the comfort of their home.  The app will give access to a variety of film... >>

Disney's Wreck-It Ralph film brings retro video game villains to life (video)

Disney's Wreck-It Ralph film brings retro video game villains to life (video)

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Disney’s latest animated adventure film, Wreck-It Ralph, sees some of our favourite video game bad guys make cameos, including characters from Streetfighter II, Sonic and Mario. Due in cinemas in time for Christmas, the film sees Ralph, a villain from... >>

New James Bond Skyfall trailer reveals hand recognition Walther PPK (video)

New James Bond Skyfall trailer reveals hand recognition Walther PPK (video)

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A new extended trailer of Daniel Craig’s next outing as James Bond has surfaced and we’re even given a snippet of some of the new toys 007 will be using on behalf of Her Majesty’s Secret Service.  Skyfall will see us introduced to a new Q, played... >>