Flocking Marvellous

Sunday, May 31 2015
Flocking Marvellous

It’s not too long ago that  Studiocanal was considered something of a novice in the children’s and family sector, but, with one of the year’s bestselling titles under its belt – and with a family film at that – the company has proved itself more than adept at handling kids’ stuff. And with Shaun The Sheep, due […]

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The Week In Video Part LXV

Friday, May 29 2015
The Week In Video Part LXV

Here’s out latest look at our recent home-based viewing, with a keen eye on a film’s potential for the trade… After missing numerous opportunities to see it in previous months, it was good to finally catch up with the rather wonderful Foxcatcher, which thoroughly deserved most of the superlatives thrown in its direction. It’s one […]

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Catching Up

Thursday, May 21 2015
Catching Up

Oscar contenders, both real (Foxcatcher) and snubbed (A Most Violent Year) were grappling for top slot in terms of winning the most coverage as our regular round up of coverage for film releases shows. The two were i a straight up bout for dominance of the DVD and Blu-ray columns, with only Into The Woods […]

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The Week In Video Part LXIV

Wednesday, May 20 2015
The Week In Video Part LXIV

Our regular round-up of recent, current and forthcoming home entertainment releases, with a keen eye on their commercial potential and trade prospects… When it comes to the platform or collapsed window release, Universal is becoming as effective as an independent company in terms of working its titles. It is working with small, independent theatrical operators […]

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Everything Counts In Large Amounts

Monday, May 11 2015
Everything Counts In Large Amounts

This regular round-up of press coverage for home entertainment releases has been a bit quiet for the past few weeks, due to assorted commitments, but we’re back this week with a new, expanded look at reviews and coverage. Expanded how? Well, as well as looking at reviews for DVD, Blu-ray and assorted on-demand releases, and […]

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That BVA Shortlist In Full…

Monday, May 11 2015
That BVA Shortlist In Full…

With the June 11 date fast approaching – it’s well on its way to becoming a sell-out – the BVA has unveiled the shortlist for this year’s awards ceremony. Universal is leading the pack, with nominations in almost every category it could have earned them in. Worthy of note is its performance with Northern Soul, which surely has helped […]

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