Tag: DVD

Film

The death of DVD

In the last decade society has shifted from having DVD’s lining the shelves of TV cabinets and bookcases, to streaming sites like Netflix and Amazon Prime dominating the film and television industry.  DVDs were a phenomenon when they were first invented and changed the shape of both the television and film industries. Unlike CD’s, the…

Features

Two Poundlands: what’s the difference?

We knew the drill. We’d clamber onto the number 35 bus, hand over half of our student loan for a return ticket to the city, then hold tight until we swung onto St Stephen’s Street. On arrival, it was straight into QD, a temple of almost-useful products at student-friendly prices. Jam jars? Check. Curtain rails?…

Film, OldVenue

On DVD: Gone

The detective work of a mentally unstable waitress may make Holmes look incompetent, but it does not make for a thriller of any kind. Gone is thin, detached and bland.

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