The Week In Screenings Part XXI

Wednesday, August 10 2011
The Week In Screenings Part XXI

With precious little to see at cinemas over the past week, our regular correspondent Alex Kidd instead looks ahead to the forthcoming Scala Forever season in and around London, which celebrates the seminal London repertory cinema… The Scala Cinema is back. The spirit of England’s best rep cinema lives on in the upcoming Scala Forever […]

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Meek’s Inherits The Earth

Monday, August 8 2011
Meek’s Inherits The Earth

One reviewer described it as a “wretched week for DVD releases”, which we thought was a bit on the harsh side, but there were varied reviews for some of the most covered titles of the weekend, as our weekly round-up of home entertainment releases in the past seven days proves. Take Sucker Punch for example. […]

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The Fright Stuff

Thursday, August 4 2011
The Fright Stuff

It’s the Bank Holiday August weekend, the sun may be shining, Leicester Square and its environs will be packed full of tourists and holidaymakers, and in and around London there’ll be outdoor music events such as Reading and the world’s largest street party, Notting Hill Carnival, and all its surrounding brouhaha. But in one part […]

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Hero Product

Wednesday, August 3 2011
Hero Product

With superheroes all the rage at cinemas this year, before heading into stores, as the crop of Marvel, DC and other characters make their way onto shelves throughout Q4, what better time for a clued up retailer or distributor to pull together drafting ideas and initiatives for existing comic book titles. There’s been plenty of […]

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Then I Saw Their Faces, Now I’m A Belieber

Wednesday, August 3 2011
Then I Saw Their Faces, Now I’m A Belieber

Thousands of Justin Bieber fans, better known as Beliebers, line up outside HMV’s flagship 150 Oxford Street store to mark the launch of Paramount’s Bieber feature, Never Say Never. The event gave diehard fans the chance to buy the DVD and Blu-ray title a day before its official release, there were prizes galore, karaoke and, […]

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The Week In Screenings Part XX

Tuesday, August 2 2011
The Week In Screenings Part XX

Sometimes a film poster can really miss-sell a title to you, the case in point here being the new film Beginners, a film I was on the fence about seeing, for some reason that poster of the three lead actors standing against a plain white background really didn’t sell the film to me. It conjured […]

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No Limits To Bradley’s Power

Tuesday, August 2 2011
No Limits To Bradley’s Power

With numerous TV, radio and magazine pieces over the weekend, thanks to star Bradley Cooper flying in to the UK, as well as acres of reviews, Limitless was one of the weekend’s most talked about home entertainment releases, as our weekly round up of DVD and Blu-ray coverage in the press shows. It was neck […]

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