Friday, I’m In Love

Monday, June 22 2015
Friday, I’m In Love

The Long Good Friday, John Mackenzie’s epic tale of a long-forgotten London docklands, one that existed at the start of the Thatcher era, as the developers and their money were poised to enter, starting one of the biggest, unfettered building sprees the country has seen in the post-war years, has been described in some of […]

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Hammering Home The Message

Friday, June 19 2015
Hammering Home The Message

It’s been another amazing year for Signature, the thriving independent label. Within days of picking up a BVA award for best marketing for a film with a box office of under £1 million – a recognition of its efforts in the limited theatrical and premium vod arena in recent months, not just with Legends Of Oz […]

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The Game’s Afoot

Friday, June 19 2015
The Game’s Afoot

It’s been a big week or two for Game Of Thrones. June 11 saw HBO pick up Marketing Campaign Of The Year For Television at the BVA Awards for its work on the third season of the sword and sandals epic. A few days later, the fifth series of the hugely popular programme, which consistently […]

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The Week In Video Part XLVI

Friday, June 19 2015
The Week In Video Part XLVI

Our latest round-up of our recent home viewing, paying close attention to each release’s potential in stores and online… Released with little fanfare, but a title that caught our eye, was martial arts sequel Man With The Iron Fists 2. Directed by hip hop maven the RZA, the mastermind behind the kung fu friendly Wu […]

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Opening Up The Gate

Wednesday, June 3 2015
Opening Up The Gate

It’s been a strong start to the year for Lionsgate. Its biggest franchise, The Hunger Games, still has one more film to go, while the penultimate outing, Mockingjay Part 1, has already lit up the DVD and Blu-ray charts in 2015, proving to be one of the year’s bestsellers thus far. But arguably of equal […]

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A Well-Oiled Marketing Machine

Monday, June 1 2015
A Well-Oiled Marketing Machine

It’s big… and it’s getting bigger. We are, of course, not referring to some of the appendages on display in one of the biggest surprise hits of the decade thus far, Magic Mike, rather the Industry Trust’s ongoing Moments Worth Paying For campaign. For the continuing campaign, aimed at focusing the cinema-going public’s attention on […]

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King For A Day

Monday, June 1 2015
King For A Day

Fox marked the recent exclusive digital window release of comic book adaptation Kingsman: The Secret Service by fitting up assorted journalists, writers and media types. The major hosted an event in London’s most prestigious gentlemen’s address, Savile Row, London W1, with the man behind the props, David Cheesman, and one of the actioner’s stars, Taron […]

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