Bullet To The Head?

Monday, April 22 2013
Bullet To The Head?

And so, after not just weeks, but months of speculation, Revolver Entertainment has finally succumbed to what many thought was inevitable and fallen into administration. Administrators including Cameron Gunn and Simon Harris from ReSolve Group were reportedly appointed at the company on Friday, April 19. Staff have been informed and ReSolve officials will now be […]

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Ill Behaviour Helps Sales

Thursday, October 18 2012
Ill Behaviour Helps Sales

Revolver headed to the other side of town from its normal west London base to mark the release of ill MANORS, the directorial debut from recording artiste turned film-maker Bren Drew, aka Plan B. And the rapper himself went up west, moving from his spitirual home of Canning Town for a special in-store signing at […]

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Happy Birthday Revolver

Monday, May 21 2012
Happy Birthday Revolver

Revolver is blowing out the candles on a cake celebrating its 15th year in existence. In that time it has gone from being, originally, a special interest publisher looking more at fitness and sports titles, to a fully functioning UK-based film distributor, with a  catalogue boasting difficult, dangerous and unique films from these shores  and […]

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Sleeping It Off

Wednesday, February 29 2012
Sleeping It Off

Revolver has long been one of the more innovative players when it comes to marketing. It announced itself and raised the company’s profile among the whole industry when it got promotions people to leaflet dazed revellers on the way out from the BVA awards more than a decade ago. And since then the independent has […]

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Soothing The Savage Beast…

Thursday, December 1 2011
Soothing The Savage Beast…

Footballer turned radio pundit – and Strictly Come Dancing star – Robbie Savage went back to one of his old haunts, round Derby way, to launch his first bloopers DVD, Football Howlers, released by Revolver.  Robbie, pictured here at the signing and with Revolver’s Dan Gilson, turned up at Asda in Derby, the hometown of […]

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Feeling Lucky, Punk?

Thursday, October 6 2011
Feeling Lucky, Punk?

After plenty of hype, Internet chat and all manner of discussion, debate and conversation, The Woman, Revolver’s acclaimed and much-talked about horror, has arrived in cinemas on its way to a fairly speedy DVD, Blu-ray and other formats release, due on October 17. The film opened at London’s den of cult cinema, the Prince Charles, […]

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Take The Bus…

Tuesday, July 19 2011
Take The Bus…

Revolver’s tour of the UK helped propel its Anuvahood release to the company’s best week one ever.  The tour, as covered extensively in The Raygun newsletter, saw the cast and team behind the film, including writer, director and lead Adam Decaon, taking to the motorways of the UK, stopping off at retailers for signings and […]

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Pow! Bizzle Bashes Bootleggers

Monday, July 11 2011
Pow! Bizzle Bashes Bootleggers

While reading an excellent blog offering up a a live review of Anuvahood (go on, it’s well worth a try – have a look here) and we noticed references to an anti-piracy ad as part of the ongoing Industry Trust-backed campaign to raise awareness of the threat that illegal downloading and copying poses to our […]

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Tales from Edinburgh

Thursday, July 7 2011
Tales from Edinburgh

Looking to launch a film or DVD close to home during the summer months? Then head the Scotland’s cultural capital Edinburgh, for its annual international film festival, EIFF. The event is increasingly being used for DVD and limited theatrical bows and, if the timing is right, then it can be a great platform. Here three […]

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Purveyors Of Taste

Monday, May 9 2011
Purveyors Of Taste

Creation Records was, for some 15 years, a leading light in independent music, first when indie really meant outside of the system and, after Sony stepped in and bought the label, when indie meant the great wave of guitar groups that followed in the wake of arguably the label’s greatest discovery, Oasis. Influenced in equal […]

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Bad Man’s Freebies

Wednesday, March 30 2011
Bad Man’s Freebies

Possibly the oddest selection of free stuff gleaned ever, but we couldn’t resist this selection from Revolver’s premiere of its current theatrical hit Anuvahood. The film has been wowing fans across the UK and has heralded the arrival of what is arguably a new genre, the British urban comedy. And it also features one of […]

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Down In The ‘Hood

Tuesday, March 1 2011
Down In The ‘Hood

Revolver has long been one of the more forward thinking independent labels, its guerilla marketing initiatives have deservedly won it plaudits and gongs, while its innovative release strategies have truly explored different routes to market and consistently refused to take the easy, traditional options. So when it innovates on the way it communicates with the […]

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Revolver Shows What’s Under The Hood

Friday, February 4 2011
Revolver Shows What’s Under The Hood

Revolver’s impressive growth continues. The independent has grown from its special interest roots, through to becoming a theatrical and home entertainment film distributor, pioneering in its release strategies and a major player in, among other things, the DTV market. And now its ramping up its productions, with another, Anuvahood, ironically a spoof of films such […]

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Serb Your Enthusiasm

Wednesday, December 1 2010
Serb Your Enthusiasm

It has divided audiences, shocked critics, been banned in Spain and even caused one US distributor to faint as he tried to leave a screening earlier this year, but A Serbian Film received a rousing reception at a special screening in London this week. Playing to an almost packed audience at the Prince Charles Cinema, […]

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‘Shop’ Till You Drop

Tuesday, September 7 2010
‘Shop’ Till You Drop

It’s not every day that a piece of point of sale or window display can be described as art, but that’s just what we’ve got here. Revolver’s Banksy film hit the stores on Monday this week (September 6) and HMV’s flagship Oxford Street store marked the occasion with a window display featuring an original piece […]

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