Tag: movie

VeryMe brings two cinema ticket deal back

For £7, and while the cinemas remain open, Vodafone customers can now get two cinema tickets for just £7. Just head straight into the “VeryMe” reward app to enjoy a discounted deal at over 89 Vue venues around the UK. The offer is available weekly and now VOXI …

Everything is awesome, at 60fps

If you’ve got kids, chances are that you’ve watched the Lego Movie or one of the spin-offs. They’ve been created to look as if everything is filmed in traditional “stop motion”, however in reality it was done on a computer. Anyways, stop motion filming has long been used …

The mobile numbers that will never, ever work

Watch a movie and, if a phone number is ever given out, you’ll always hear and see that fake area code… It’s used in nearly every US-made movie because, if you try calling it, nothing happens. However, did you know that here in the UK there’s something very …

Is a film age-appropriate? Streaming services can’t agree.

We mentioned in April how, during lockdown, the various TV streaming services have become increasingly popular. It was so popular that, as more and more people were furloughed or sat inside during the coronavirus lockdown, streaming quality had to be reduced in order to keep the internet pipes …

Free movies on Saturday

We’re now getting more and more emails from music and movie PR teams. Not sure why, but today Lionsgate got in touch to let you guys know that, over the next four Saturdays, they will be making four of their movies available for absolutely nothing on YouTube. Whilst …

Home Active – Sky delivering movies on the same day as the cinemas

With the coronavirus closing leisure activities, restaurants, pubs, coffee-shops and cinemas; we’re all spending a lot more time at home. So, with TV, radio and the internet our connection to the outside world, Sky have bit of good news for us. I actually decided to cancel Sky TV …

Google Play serving up a 99p movie rental

It’s sunny outside but, if you fancy putting your feet up and catching a movie tonight, Google Play is the place to go. Here in the UK they’re offering up ANY movie for just 99p.. You can then either watch it on your phone or pipe it through …

Angry Birds, coming to a cinema near you. Not long to wait now..

Remember when everyone played Angry Birds? It was before everyone started getting into Piano Tiles, Clash of Clans and that talking cat thing. Anyhow, after a million versions of Angry Birds they decided to make it into a movie. The release date is now just over two months …

Orange Wednesdays – It’s all over

A lot of people chose EE and, previously, Orange, because of the Orange Wednesdays offer. It gave you two seats in your local cinema for the price of one and, if you got enough codes, you could take the entire family for half the price. EE continued the …

Crank up your Chromecast and get a movie for free

Back in the year 2000, when I was born (shut it) Captain Picard starred in a film with Wolverine and Halle Berry, who wasn’t Catwoman at the time. Anyhow, the film is called X-Men (the original one) and you can get it for absolutely nothing if you’ve got …

Free cinema ticket with Ovivo – Only one week left

If you’re thinking of trying a new network out, we’ve already mentioned Ovivio quite a bit. You pay for a SIM to be delivered and then, on plans like their Freedom 0 offering, you get 250 minutes, 300 texts and 500MB of data to use every month for …

Can you fall in love with your phone?

Yesterday I went to watch the Harry Hill Movie. It is, I’ll confess, utterly insane. The kids seemed to like it, although there weren’t a great of laugh-out-loud moments. I was just utterly puzzled about the whole thing and how on earth it had got into a movie. …

Google Play celebrates first birthday with another sale

Can you believe that it’s already been a year since Google relaunched the old Android Market as the Google Play Store? To celebrate this momentous event, they’ve decided to have (another) big sale. It’s already started over in Australia as I write this and should hopefully be on …

Be the Amazing Spider-Man

Spider Man, Spider Man, does whatever a Spider can. Now the movie spin-off-app “The Amazing Spider-Man” is now available for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android for just £4.99. You get 25 missions to fight your way through. Spider-Man has to keep the city free of rampaging gangs …

Go behind the scenes with Samuria Software

Tyler Moore starts his new job programming smartphone apps at Samurai Software under Gene Diblasko, and things get weird. This is the brief bio for a new web series titled App Holes which centres around the developers of third-rate smartphone applications, the sort of apps that are popular …

Can you film a movie on a smartphone?

The BBC have filmed a miniture movie but, instead of using expensive HD broadcast cameras, they used a smartphone instead. They’ll be showing how it was done later but the results, we must admit, are rather good. Now sure, there’s going to be some slick BBC editing and …

Netflix offering £15 for new sign ups

After finally launching in the UK earlier this month, Netflix are starting to get serious about signing up new customers. Which means that those of you who haven’t already taken advantage of their one month free trial offer can now also get £15 of cashback for signing up …