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Tarantino ditches The Hateful Eight film after script leaks online

Tarantino ditches The Hateful Eight film after script leaks online

By 22 January 2014

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

By 23 January 2013

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

By 22 January 2013

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

By 6 December 2012

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

By 24 October 2012

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)

By 28 September 2012

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)

By 31 July 2012

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... >>

Iron Man 3: First on set image shows plenty of Iron Men, plural

Iron Man 3: First on set image shows plenty of Iron Men, plural

By 6 June 2012

If you are wanting more Iron Man since you last saw him in Avengers Assembled, then good news - Disney has confirmed that filming has started on the third instalment of the film; Iron Man 3. Due out Summer 2013, and directed by Shane Black, the film sees... >>

Netflix vs Lovefilm

Netflix vs Lovefilm

By 31 May 2012

Netflix has landed and immediately gone for the jugular of the most popular movie streaming service in the UK - Lovefilm. Netflix are pushing out an immense amount of content at launch and, like its rival, granting new users a month's free trial to check... >>

The changing face of movie special effects

The changing face of movie special effects

By 25 May 2012

According to George Lucas, special effects are "cool". A lot of directors rely on special effects to make things exciting on screen but how does adding new technology affect everyone else in the movie-making business? Florence Carter is a special effects... >>