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  We make regular blog posts about contemporary issues in the film industry. Whether it's examining the effect modern technology has on making movies, or just exploring trending themes in the latest releases, Filmentions takes a deeper look at all the latest movie news, reviews and opinion.

Are Cinema Goers Getting More Annoying?

Tom Finlines   18 days ago  
Are Cinema Goers Getting More Annoying?

A trip to the movies used to be about settling back and enjoying a relaxing couple of hours in front of a good film. There wasn't a phone in sight and popcorn, sweets and sometimes ice cream were the only snacks that would be eaten in the auditorium. This doesn't seem to be the case anymore however, with cinemas offering an elaborate range of noisy to eat and smelly food. Then there's the constant sight of other moviegoers posting their experience of watching the movie all over social media, and others who like to talk all the way through the film. Why are people getting more and more annoying at the cinema?

What's the secret behind the horror genre's enduring popularity?

Tom Finlines   a month ago  
What's the secret behind the horror genre's enduring popularity?

Historically, the horror genre hasn't always had an easy ride with cinema audiences. Even today some people choose to stay away from horror films, and this isn't just because they don't like being scared. Ultra-conservatives may regard them as 'evil', unsurprising given the genre's history of playing on religious superstition, such as demonic possession in The Exorcist (1973) and more recently replicated in The Conjuring series (2013-present), as well as vampires (1922's Nosferatu being among the genre's great pioneering works), werewolves, and any number of mythical supernatural entities.

Top Ten Movies That Never Won An Oscar

Tom Finlines   a month ago  
Top Ten Movies That Never Won An Oscar

In the world of films, we like to think of the Academy Awards as the defining seal of quality for any motion picture worth its salt. Year after year we come to see most of our favorite films handsomely rewarded with golden statuettes, but sometimes, just sometimes, the academy can make huge mistakes with regards to the masterpieces that they leave unrewarded at the end of the night. Let's take a deeper look, shall we? Here are the top ten movies that never actually won an Oscar despite being a bit hit in theaters.


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  Filmentions curate all the latest movie related news stories from around the world from a diverse set of online publications. Our news stories are updated regularly throughout the day and night ensuring you're always up to speed with what's trending. Stories are also posted to our Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Updated: Fri 17 Aug 15:30 GMT

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