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August 9, 2014

Harry Potter to return?

Novel writer Joanne K Rowling finished her most famous novel Harry Potter (The philosophers stone). In 2001 this was made into the first film that would kick of a franchise that has at present generated the most money. Although she never wrote the films, she still made a small profit (to be modest) off of the films for creating the idea. Moreover some people also started to buy her books because of the films.

However, it wasn’t always easy. For instance, she got turned down by over a hundred publishers for her first book, and with the films becoming increasingly popular she would have to quickly devise and write a plot off the spot which she hadn’t planned when she [...]

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June 22, 2014

Is the British film industry dying?

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Hollywood. Bollywood. Pinewood. These are some of the most successful places for a film to be made, placed in America, India and the UK, all of which have a mainly positive reputation. The British film industry has always been a well perceived one (since the 1930s) and often revolutionary, be it from it’s famous James Bond or Harry Potter to its lesser known ones.

It’s a common misconception that the British film industry only does British films. Recently it has done Gravity, American actors, Mexican writers. Not only that but future blockbusters¬†will be or are being made here, such as the next Star Wars movie or The Avengers 2. There are good [...]

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