No laptop, tablet or TV screen can replace cinema’s collective thrill


When the first Disney Mulan film came out in 1998, I was 10. My friend Alice and I were taken to see it on the big screen at the 02 Centre on London's Finchley Road. In the avalanche scene, we clung to each other in terror that Mulan's lucky cricket wasn't going to make it, and in the car on the way home we sang what lyrics we could remember of the cross-dressing military anthem, I'll Make a Man Out of You...

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