The BBFC Report In Numbers…

Sunday, July 22 2018
The BBFC Report In Numbers…

As we noted on The Raygun newsletter, the publication of the annual BBFC report is a red letter day, not least for all the weird and wonderful facts and figures it throws up It provides a great snapshot of where the theatrical and home entertainment sectors are at, as well as providing for entertaining, and […]

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The BBFC Annual Report… In Numbers

Thursday, July 23 2015
The BBFC Annual Report… In Numbers

“When’s the report going to be ready?” The patient folk at the BBFC have been asked that question since January 2015, at least by us at The Raygun and very probably beyond that too. For anyone interested in the film and video business, the arrival of the annual BBFC report is an exciting time. Stretching back […]

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The Going Rate

Tuesday, July 21 2015
The Going Rate

If anyone has any doubts as to trends in the entertainment business, to the sea-change affect the film and video industries, then they need look no further than the annual BBFC report. The 2014 tome has just been published, offering up a sweeping look at our business in terms of where it’s heading. What’s more […]

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The BBFC Annual Report In Numbers

Wednesday, July 24 2013
The BBFC Annual Report In Numbers

The annual report from the BBFC always makes for fascinating reading, it’s one of the publications that we genuinely look forward to receiving. The 2012 report, just published, is no exception. There’s the headline facts – films ups, DVD submissions stabilising although still down from their record high a few years ago, and, as much of […]

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The BBFC Annual Report In Numbers

Wednesday, July 25 2012
The BBFC Annual Report In Numbers

The arrival of the annual BBFC report is always something of an occasion. It provides plenty of  tabloid (and broadsheet) titillation, this year the headlines were caused by Black Swan, the most complained about film of 2011. But there’s plenty more to it than mentions of lesbian sex, an excuse for cheap gags and some […]

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Centipede Saga Has Legs

Tuesday, June 14 2011
Centipede Saga Has Legs

Bounty Films, the UK rights-holder for The Human Centipede 2, and its UK distribution partner Eureka, have jointly announced their decision to appeal against the BBFC’s refusal to grant the film a certificate. Here’s their full, joint statement and, below that, the BBFC’s original announcement :   “Within the last week, the BBFC (British Board […]

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