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Movies that make you think

Most people like to watch movies to help them relax mainly because movies enable them to escape their realities. The good thing about movies is that there are so many genres to suit everyone’s needs. They also come with different lessons for different kind of situations. To date, hundreds of t[...]

Top VR movies

Virtual Reality has slowly but surely taken hold of all the major entertainment platforms. Talk of VR games, VR online casinos and not forgetting online betting New Zealand casinos, and we also now have a plethora of VR movies. And if you are looking for a VR movie, we have a few suggestions that yo[...]

The best movies to watch with your kids

Parents often worry about what their kids could be watching and to what they are getting exposure. The world we are now living in has so much to offer when it comes to media content. With the advent of the internet and technology, our kids might be watching movies with a lot of adult content. [&hell[...]

Movies: Why People Love a Good Movie

Movies are the favorite pastime for most people around the round. This is we have so many of them being made every single day. Even if you were to call yourself a guru of the world of movies, we can bet that you haven’t watched them all – though we are sure that you have […][...]

Battle of the Spies: Who’s the True King?

When it comes to the best movie spies, we immediately think of the main three: James Bond, Ethan Hunt and Jason Bourne. These three have been on our screens for a long time with James Bond’s first debut, “Dr. No” in 1962, which stars Sean Connery. The British government agent has been the hear[...]

The best films set in casinos

When it comes to the best films set in a casino, some of the most intense, thought-driven scenes rarely depict them as being in a casino. For example, take “Rain Man,” a comedy-drama directed by Barry Levinson. Towards the middle of the film, we see Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise) realise his recen[...]

Horror films are good for your health

When one thinks of horror movies, the first thing that might come to mind is that nothing good ever comes from the terrifying moments. The horrifying experience brings about feelings of anxiety, fear or intense. So, who would ever consider watching a horror movie for health benefits? Well, grab the [...]

What to expect from the 2019 Oscars

The most exciting film event of the year is fast approaching, with pundits and fans across the world making their predictions and calculating the odds for who will win. The 91st Academy Awards is set to take place on Feb. 24 in the historic home of the Oscars, the Dolby Theatre. With 2018 having bee[...]

Short Film: Nobody Dies in Longyearbyen

— by BEV QUESTAD — A chilling fact about global warming is that when the permafrost of the northern tundra regions melts it will unleash age-old germs and bacteria into the eco-system. Wildlife, vegetation and water will become contaminated with things like anthrax and deadly strains of [...]

Short Film: Sky Migrations

— by BEV QUESTAD — My very favorite film (free access at the end of this review) of all the gorgeously filmed shorts shown at the Willamette Riverkeepers’ 2018 Wild and Scenic Film Festival was “Sky Migrations.” It’s narrated by a young guy who is following the migration path of [...]

A look at Disney’s upcoming remakes

A tweet went out at the end of November 2018 stating Walt Disney had left in his will that all movies should be remade after every 10 years. This tweet stated that the reason for these remakes was so that each generation could have its chance of watching the movies. This was, however, proven to [&he[...]

Short Film: A Letter to Congress

— by BEV QUESTAD — Films on hiking with reticent kids, catching magnificent raptors, mountaineering with “badass” women in Nepal and crazy skiing in the ‘hood represent some of the short film subjects presented at the 2018 Willamette Riverkeeper Wild and Scenic Film Fest. Each year[...]

Inspired to Travel … by the Movies

Films have a lot to answer for – they well and truly influence many different aspects of our lives. But what about traveling? There are so many incredible places that have served as the backdrop to the movies we love that it’s no wonder that they’ve got us thinking and planning to book[...]

Why gambling movies are made

Gambling movies – or movies that have a central story based on gambling – are made with gamblers in mind. Such movies are made because the directors know for a fact that they are people who can relate and will understand the movie without fail. Examples of gambling movies and why they are made [...]