‘The Dictator’- One Step Forward, Two Steps Back For Sacha Baron Cohen

The Dictator Sacha Baron Cohen has dominated our screens and our attention over the last thirteen years. From his early beginnings on the late night british small screen where he attained a cult following from the character of Ali G ( a young suburban white male who is deluded from misinterpreting media, he believes he is a black man living in the ghetto). To the big screen, where he attracted mainstream audiences globally. He is known for constantly re-inventing himself,…

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‘A Cabin In the Woods’- Spoof or something more

This Month saw the release of teen slasher movie ‘A Cabin In the Woods’. The film was marketed as another horror instalment firmly within the conventions of the teen horror genre. The story has every aspect a viewer of these films has come to expect- A group of teenagers going away for a weekend of fun , 5 unlikely friends who represent different youthful cultures and subcultures ( the jock/The nerd/The drug user/The party girl/The good girl), The errie setting…

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The future of 3D cinema and 3D video advertising content

2012 so far as seen a vast slowing down of hollywood blockbusters in 3D format. Throughout 2010/11 every film that was on a large scale budget was automatically pressurised into being a 3D project by hollywood bosses as the medium was so popular with cinema audiences. 3D by nature is much more exciting as an audience menber who is attracted by the sensationalist aspect of film, as it makes it easier to be engulphed by the world they are shown…

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Microsofts attack on Google and using viral video as a weapon.

Since the attack on Google from Microsoft last month through their viral video, quite a buzz has been created on blog sites and within the media on the feud. If you have not had a chance to view the two minute viral video, it slanders Google’s privacy issues in efforts to endorse their new Office 365 service in a very satirical and humorous way. The video shows a hilariously arrogant Google docs salesman trying to convince an executive to switch…

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Innovation now lies within the format

Innovation within cinmea is something that has facinated audiences since the development of the first film itself by The Lumiere Brothers. Entitled ‘The arrival of the train at La Ciotat’ this film was simply a train pulling into a station but famously made the audience jump out if their seats in fear of the train would be erupting through the screen . Since then there has been countless amouts of innovation within different aspects in the history of film. Within…

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