Indies Shine Through

Friday, September 26 2014
Indies Shine Through

It was, as some reviewers even noted this weekend, a quiet week for releases, which meant that, for a change in our regular round-up of reviews for home entertainment releases, there was no title that stood out in terms of coverage in the national press. Instead, it was a time for indies to shine through, […]

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Some Frank Talking

Thursday, September 18 2014
Some Frank Talking

No blockbuster single release this week to set the reviewers on fire, but a trio of independent titles – Frank, Only Lovers Left Alive and The Two Faces Of January – shared the spoils when it came to press coverage on their home entertainment release. The three were all pretty much neck and neck in terms of […]

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Ruined In A Day

Wednesday, September 10 2014
Ruined In A Day

The combination of Zac Efron and Seth Rogen was enough to draw in plenty of reviews for their joint pairing in Bad Neighbours, although it was an impressive low-budget thriller that really punched above its weight in terms of coverage according to our weekly round-up of coverage for home entertainment releases. For while Bad Neighbours […]

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The Week In Video Part XLXIV

Tuesday, September 9 2014
The Week In Video Part XLXIV

Our latest look at current and forthcoming releases, with an eye on their trade potential… You can say what you like about Seth Rogen and his merry band of stoners, but you can’t fault Universal’s campaign for its new release Bad Neighbours, starring Rogen, who’s taking on Zac Efron when the pair end up living […]

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Shelling Out

Monday, September 8 2014
Shelling Out

It’s a seminal Japanese anime title, one that played a huge part in the early years of then fledgling UK label Manga. And now, almost 20 years after its original bow, Ghost In The Shell is returning. A new remastered version, shorn of the more controversial elements of the 2.0 version issued in 2010, is […]

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Frighten Up

Sunday, September 7 2014
Frighten Up

Film4 FrightFest is not only the country’s first and foremost horror and genre film festival, pulling together fans from around the UK, but it’s a great industry event too. Marketeers, acquisitions executives, journalists, retailers, producers, label bosses, PR types and, er, The Raygun, turn out in force for the five day event. Rather than The […]

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Steel Yourself

Saturday, September 6 2014
Steel Yourself

The humble Steelbook is strangely reminiscent of the found footage film; hugely popular, initially with the cognoscenti, then crossing over to a wider mainstream audience. They’ve become a de facto default setting for genre fare, but the original fans (horror aficionados for the films, diehard collectors for the special packaging) have been grumbling about how […]

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Web Rules Over Print

Friday, September 5 2014
Web Rules Over Print

In a summer with a seemingly never-ending flow of comic book films at both cinemas and in homes, it’s no surprise to see Spidey on top when it comes to DVD and Blu-ray reviews, as our regular round-up of coverage for home entertainment releases shows. For The Amazing Spider-Man 2 got more coverage than any […]

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The Week In Video Part XLXIII

Wednesday, September 3 2014
The Week In Video Part XLXIII

Our latest round up of some of our recent home viewing, with a keen eye on its trade potential… Nic Cage needs no introduction to anyone in the video industry, he’s been a godsend to the sector for some years now, flirting, alternatively, between bigger theatrical titles and platform and DTV releases. It doesn’t matter […]

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