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What is the Bootleg Universe? Power/Rangers, Bond, Punisher short films and more

What is the Bootleg Universe? Power/Rangers, Bond, Punisher short films and more

By 10 hours ago

If you've not yet heard of the Bootleg Universe but enjoy short films, prepare for some treats. These are films shorts based on big name franchise films, comics and TV shows that have been made into gritty versions of themselves. The two big names in... >>

Top films to look forward to in 2015: Here are all the must-see movie trailers

Top films to look forward to in 2015: Here are all the must-see movie trailers

By 21 February 2015

A new year means a new selection of summer blockbusters to look forward to, and 2015 looks to be a cracker with a tonne of other big-budget films worth watching. From the new Star Wars to a reboot of the Jurassic Park franchise, this next year looks like... >>

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?

By 2 January 2015

"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

By 29 December 2014

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

By 3 December 2014

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

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... >>