The Halloween Girl (2015) – Short

Director: Richard T. Wilson Starring: Catherine Kustra, Christie Parker, Nicholas Zoto Ten years after losing her daughter Charlotte (Catherine Kustra) on Halloween, Marie (Christie Parker) begins to see her in nightmares. In an eerie coincidence, Marie’s young son Luke (Nicholas Zoto) begins telling her about a new friend he’s made – also named Charlotte. Haunted … Continue reading The Halloween Girl (2015) – Short

Is 4D a good idea?

When I was about twelve or so, I saw a 4D IMAX movie at a museum. All I remember about that experience is how freaked out I got when rats ran across the screen and the audience received a simulated event. Basically, I did not enjoy the feeling of rats running over my feet. However, putting that aside, it already feels like 3D is unnecessary for many films, so much like Ben I strongly hope that the use of 4D is kept out of mainstream cinema.

Views from the Sofa

My local Cineworld cinema has a gimmick called D-Box. I call it a gimmick because it adds very little to the movie viewing experience other than a more expensive ticket. Your chair vibrates in time with the action. That is it! Many people enjoy it but I think I’d find it very tiring and nothing more than a very novel idea.

Cineworld are taking their D-Box idea one step further though and adding 4DX. The advert boasts an immersive cinema experience that includes the usual 3D and chair motion but also adds a wind machine, a smoke machine (fog), spraying water, lightening, bubbles (?) and even scent. As the characters smell poo, you too can smell poo!

Some people smiling as their fogged!

This seems like a bad idea. They’re advertising this experience with movies like Jurassic World, The Martian and of course Star Wars: The Force Awakens. As Han…

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Little Pieces (2015)

Director: Adam Nelson Starring: Finnian Nainby-Luxmoore, Matt Jones, Isabelle Glinn, Graham Cawte, Peter Oliver Synopsis: Little Pieces is the story of Michael and Eric, two young men on a collision course with the world around them. As they race violently towards each other their world comes crashing down, changing their lives forever. Finnian Nainby-Luxmoore, Matt Jones, Isabelle … Continue reading Little Pieces (2015)