A film or movie was a type of recorded audiovisual entertainment, described by Donna Noble as "talking pictures". (TV: The Unicorn and the Wasp) Film was also the material on which the entertainment was stored.
In 1953, Emma-Louise Cowell was an avid cinema goer. She particularly loved musicals. She and her best friend Kate went to see Calamity Jane five times and Emma later purchased the LP. After she and Diane Holmes were accidentally sent through the Cardiff Rift to 2007, they were both astonished that films were sold in boxes, namely DVDs, and people could watch them at home. (TV: Out of Time)