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9 Original Movies Vs their Sequels – which dominate your film list?

Original Films Vs their Sequels When it comes to great movies, are you a person who prefers films to be left as standalone Original classics or do you find yourself pinning for a sequel as soon as the credits role? Some say lightning doesn’t strike twice. When you have a brilliant original idea, a follow up film will always struggle to recapture the same magic of the first film. But there are occasions when the sequel can blow the originals out of the water, at least in some people’s opinion! ROCKY is one of the greatest underdog stories of all…
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The Top 10 Films of 2020 List: The WTF Team Recommends

In a year in which many of our most anticipated releases have been pushed back to 2021 or beyond it's been a funny old time to try and write a top 10 films list, with a few complaints of there being ''slim pickings.'' Yet whilst 2020 has been a difficult year for film there have still been some real treasures released. From franchise revivals to silly popcorn flicks with underseen indie gems in between, here are the top films recommended by each of the WTF team... Mysteree's Top 10 Films 10. Bad Boys For Life: Long overdue but the duo didn’t miss…
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Wonder Woman Vs Black Widow – which of these spectacular heroes wins Screen Clash ep1?

Screen Clash ep1 - Wonder Woman Vs Black Widow If you enjoyed Wonder Woman Vs Black Widow and you want more, you can check out 10 Fascinating Film Facts about Scarlett Johansson here Wonder Woman 84 debuts at UK Cinemas on December 16th. See the Official Trailer here
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Could the Warner HBO Max deal Destroy Cinemas forever?

Have Warner Bros made a short-sighted mistake that could see us not only losing our beloved Cinemas but also paying a lot more to watch films in the future? As you’ve probably heard by now Warner have decided to release their entire slate of films starting with Wonder Woman this Christmas and continuing throughout all of 2021 (17 films in total) simultaneously in both cinemas and their streaming service HBO Max. This status quo destroying move has sent reverberations throughout the film industry with equal parts hailing the move as a necessary evolutionary step hastened by the Covid-19 pandemic whilst…
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Has Warner Bros sensational HBO Max announcement revealed the Future of Cinema?

Movie going will never be the same again and with Wonder Woman 84, Warner Bros are leading the charge into our new reality with HBO Max Don’t get me wrong, If I had to choose, Cinema will always be my first choice for watching new films, even the bad ones. The screen, the atmosphere, the sound, the immersion – the experience is second to none. But the sad reality is, things will never be the same again. The Covid pandemic has changed the world beyond repair and while many still struggle to accept this, the harsh reality is starting to set in.…
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Where we stand with Cinema, Film Studios and Streaming services

Is it lights out for Cinema? The Cinema, that once solitary entertainment haven may never be the same again. As the UK officially steps into Lockdown 2.0, a grim reality starts to set in. When they reopened on July the 1st 2020, I was one of the many who celebrated Cinemas' return but only one of the few who actually went to see a film. Six months absence had been long enough to shake confidence and change behaviour. People spoke about whether it was worth 'risking their life' to watch a film? Despite mandatory masks and extra Covid measures, people…
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Looking back at Nolan’s Batman Begins: Remarkable Or A Poor Start To The Trilogy?

Welcome to the Nolan -VerseEnter Subtitle Nolans Dark Knight Trilogy Looking back at Batman Begins: Remarkable Or A Poor Start To The Trilogy? It's the 15th anniversary of Batman Begins. For some this was the film that officially kicked off the Hollywood's acceptance of Superhero movies as real films but for others it was a lot of noise for an average film. Here's what we think, share your thoughts https://youtu.be/63aCurjbIoo
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12 female film makers to watch right now

12 Female Film makers to watch right now International Womens Day 2020 12 Female Film makers to watch right now “There’s been a lot of conversation this year about how to encourage more women to be in film or get more women into the conversation,” director Lulu Wang told the crowd whilst collecting her Best Feature Prize at the Independent Spirit Awards this year. “I just have to say that we don’t have to encourage women. There are lots of women making films and who want to make films… What women need is just the job. Just give them the…
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Delighted and spellbound to spend last night at BFI with Tilda Swindon & Wes Anderson

Tilda Swindon & Wes Anderson answer questions at BFI Tilda Swinton and Wes Anderson on stage: a magical tour of cinema. The two greats shared clips and anecdotes about their favourite films and influences and then answered some questions from young film makers And what did they have to recommend? First up was Powell and Pressburger's 1946 existential fantasy A Matter of Life and Death. Both Tilda and Wes praised its extraordinary set design, music and in camera effects. #WesAnderson #TildaSwinton #FilmTwitter 2. Staying with Powell and Pressburger their second pick was I Know Where I'm Going. Tilda called it…
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Game of Streams – Let the Battle commence

In this Game of Streams, Disney, Apple & Amazon are coming for the crown War is coming A battle has been brewing just under the surface of the entertainment industry for the last few years. Lines have been drawn and tactics deployed. Come March 24th, Disney officially enters the UK streaming game and at that point, these Empires of entertainment will officially be at war. This may not be life or death but with so many horrible things going on around us every day, how we choose to be entertained is one of the few areas we still have control…
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