Welcome to, 'This House' where Movie Parliament ministers discuss a proposed motion and then you, the reader, votes on whether or not it passes. This month, we are turning our attention to the cinema going experience itself. With Netflix now becoming a dominant force in both film production and distribution, is a trip to the cinema becoming a thing of the past? Will changes in viewing habits threaten the movie theater's dominance as the only place to legally see a new release? Read our thoughts below and then cast your vote. Is the cinema going experience dead?
The Oscars...what are they good for?
Following last year's #OscarsSoWhite controversy, the Academy Awards came under increasing pressure to become more representative of the film industry and society at large.
Many are expecting this year's ceremony to be defined by anti-Trump speeches, but are the awards themselves relevant to the film industry and to filmgoers?
Below we debate that very question and invite you to vote on it....are the Oscars an irrelevance?
Our first debate of the year focuses on whether or not TV surpassed film in 2016. What do you think? Read our Movie Parliament ministers debate it below and then cast your vote!