The Week In Video Part XLVIII

Tuesday, August 25 2015
The Week In Video Part XLVIII

This column has been a bit quiet of late, thanks, in no small part, to the school holidays limiting our viewing (and writing opportunities) and a few days away too, so here’s a bumper crop of current and forthcoming releases we’ve watched over the past few weeks, paying particular attention to there trade potential… We’ll […]

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Legends In The Making

Thursday, August 20 2015
Legends In The Making

The hmv Football Extravaganza, the retailer-sponsored fundraiser, has been an event on the entire entertainment business’ calendar in the UK for 20 years now. Ahead of this year’s event, which honours David Beckham with the coveted Legend award on September 1, we thought we’d ask a few key figures and regular attendees for their favourite […]

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Finders Keepers

Wednesday, August 19 2015
Finders Keepers

It’s been almost three years since the Industry Trust took over running of findanyfilm.com, the website has now become an integral part of its work, its relaunch has made it, the Trust believes, an even more essential element of its ongoing efforts. The overhaul has seen it adding more content, including TV titles, easier navigation […]

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A Long, Long Time Ago… Star Wars On VHS

Friday, August 14 2015
A Long, Long Time Ago… Star Wars On VHS

The news that the original series of Star Wars films, along with the subsequent additions, are to get another lease of life in newly-packaged Blu-ray editions means yet another re-release for George Lucas’ films. The six, and in particular the first trilogy, have been mainstays of the home entertainment market for more than quarter of […]

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Let Me Be Your Fantasia

Wednesday, August 12 2015
Let Me Be Your Fantasia

After conquering the UK with its own distinctive brand of horror and genre fare, Arrow Video has set its sights on territories further afield. And, as reported in our newsletter, the imprint, part of the ambitious Arrow Films operation, has set its sights firmly on North America. Unlike previous UK distributors who thought they could […]

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