Slave Goes Back To Its Roots

Wednesday, April 30 2014
Slave Goes Back To Its Roots

It swept all aside come awards season and has amassed more than £20 million at UK cinemas. It’s no mean feat, so how is eOne going to heat 12 Years A Slave up again for its home entertainment bow? Given its tough subject matter, 12 Years A Slave was never going to be an easy […]

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Network’s FAB Project

Tuesday, April 29 2014
Network’s FAB Project

With its own design, authoring and editing facilities, Network Distributing is as close as you can get to a fully integrated business in the video industry. The company oversees the raft of product it releases from acquisition through to home entertainment itself, creating its own extras and design elements, and putting the discs together. And […]

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Way In, Anchor

Sunday, April 27 2014
Way In, Anchor

For someone raised on B-movies, with a love of rockabilly and the writing of the likes of Joe Bob Briggs and Danny Peary, it’s somewhat surprising that it took until as recently as last week (April 16, to be precise) to get round to actually going to a drive-in cinema. Equally surprising was the location. […]

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The Week In Video Part XLVIII

Saturday, April 26 2014
The Week In Video Part XLVIII

It’s been a while since we’ve reported on their product, but we’ve been working our way through a raft of products from the Signature label, leading lights in the DTV sector in recent weeks. Moving loosely through release date by order, we’ll start with Badge Of Fury. It stars Jet Li and will be aided […]

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The Secret’s Out

Tuesday, April 22 2014
The Secret’s Out

Ben Stiller may not have warmed every critic’s heart with his portrayal of the eponymous hero of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, but that didn’t stop the film getting across the board coverage on its home entertainment bow. For the second filmed adaptation of the James Thurber tale was the most reviewed DVD and […]

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Million Dollar Coverage

Tuesday, April 15 2014
Million Dollar Coverage

Alexander Payne has long been a critics’ favourite, but the reception that greeted his latest, Nebraska, on its home entertainment bow, may have surprised even his most ardent fans. For, as our weekly round up of DVD release coverage in the national press suggests, the film was not only the most reviewed of the weekend, […]

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The Week In Video Part XLVII

Tuesday, April 15 2014
The Week In Video Part XLVII

The return of our musings and thoughts on current and forthcoming releases, paying particular attention to a title’s commercial potential on the shelves and online. And after a brief absences, there’s a bumper crop of titles to catch up on. Here then, is The Week In Video… Oldboy is one of the more contentious releases […]

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Desolation Row

Friday, April 11 2014
Desolation Row

While The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug may not have pleased all critics, due in no small part to its unwieldy length, it was too big, too epic to be ignored on its DVD release, as our weekly round up of home entertainment coverage illustrates. The film was reviewed across the board and performed well […]

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Press Warms To Frozen

Thursday, April 3 2014
Press Warms To Frozen

Just as Frozen first screened last year, it was obvious that critics were smitten with the latest Disney Classic, that love affair has continued through to its home entertainment bow, as our weekly round up of press coverage for DVD releases shows. For it received near across the board raves from reviewers on its home […]

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