Matinee… In The Evening

Monday, September 19 2016
Matinee… In The Evening

It’s one of our favourite labels and one we’ve been banging on about for ages, and no-one could ever accuse Arrow and its Arrow Video imprint of not exploring new ways of trying to reach consumers or finding new ways of boosting their product… So the news that it is joining forces with the Prince […]

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I Second That Emotion

Wednesday, July 1 2015
I Second That Emotion

It’s been described as a return to form for Pixar (although some of its rival companies would die for the run of Toy Story, Cars and Monsters University sequels that have made up the bulk of the Disney-owned company’s slate in recent years), but given the current buzz building around Inside Out, it’s something of […]

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Shear Brilliance

Wednesday, January 7 2015
Shear Brilliance

After a relatively quiet end to 2014, the Industry Trust has kicked off the New Year with a brand new burst of activity, unveiling the latest thrust of its Moments Worth Paying For campaign with a new spot. This time, it’s gone on the lamb, as it were, with a trailer using Studiocanal’s forthcoming Shaun […]

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Fighting Fire With Fire

Monday, October 7 2013
Fighting Fire With Fire

“Remember who the enemy is” runs the tagline to one of the early pieces of artwork for Lionsgate’s forthcoming blockbuster The hunger Games: Catching Fire. For anyone in the trade, there is one common enemy and Lionsgate has joined forces with the Industry Trust, with that same foe in their collective sights. For Catching Fire, […]

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Tapping Into History

Thursday, September 5 2013
Tapping Into History

Ever wondered what happens at a trade press or industry screening? Ever thought about what hacks get up to at events? Ever walked past Soho screening rooms and wondered what happens behind closed doors in these secretive venues? Well, wonder no more. For here is an exclusive glimpse behind the curtain, as we offer a […]

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Possess This

Friday, June 21 2013
Possess This

Possession is, to put it mildly, one of the most bonkers films you’re ever likely to see. Long notorious in video circles, thanks partly to the somewhat mystifying reputation it gained during the video nasty era, the film has come back to the fore in recent years. First there was Second Sight’s DVD bow for […]

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Boy’s (To) Own

Friday, June 21 2013
Boy’s (To) Own

The BFI is continuing with its impressive trip down memory lane for people of a certain age, plundering the vast archives of the Children’s Film Foundation. Just released is the The Children’s Film Foundation Collection: Weird Adventures, which features a trio of titles. Chief among these is The Boy Who Turned Yellow, which marks the […]

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Cool As Ice

Saturday, May 25 2013
Cool As Ice

Dogwoof is putting the finishing touches to its first ever Blu-ray release, Chasing Ice, which is coming out on both standard definition as well as the high def format, on June 10, marking the label’s first bow into this arena. Given the film’s amazing imagery, it’s a worthy addition to the Blu-ray arena. The company’s […]

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Every Trailer Tells A Story…

Monday, May 20 2013
Every Trailer Tells A Story…

DVD trailers… the poor, long-forgotten black sheep of the promotional reel family. Shoved to the side by their more illustrious brothers from the theatrical wings… When was the last time you saw a fuss made about a DVD trailer in the same way people do a theatrical one? In fact, when was the last time […]

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More Moments

Sunday, May 12 2013
More Moments

Not content with one ad in recent weeks, the Industry Trust for IP Awareness has seen two big screen spots appearing in cinemas around the country. Both continue its hugely effective Moments Worth Paying For campaign, each highlights the value of “official”, legitimate films, the threats posed by piracy and further directs consumers to FindAnyFilm.com, […]

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Eureka’s Check-mate

Sunday, May 12 2013
Eureka’s Check-mate

Eureka is keeping itself busy. Not content with signing up milestone movies from cinema history for its Masters Of Cinema imprint, as well as inking deals with the likes of Universal to give a touch of its MoC magic to major studio fare, as well as releasing other titles, its own and its distributed labels, […]

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Trust Recruits Superhero

Wednesday, April 3 2013
Trust Recruits Superhero

Anyone visiting the cinema over the Easter weekend may have caught a glimpse of this, the latest Moments Worth Paying For advert from the Industry Trust For IP Awareness. Representing something of a coup for the anti-piracy group, which has been at the forefront of the fight against copyright theft, educating the public about why […]

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A Monster Of A Movie

Thursday, October 18 2012
A Monster Of A Movie

As anyone who reads The Raygun, especially our regular The Week In Video column, will know that we watch a fair few films during our regular working week, working through our hefty to watch pile, only to see more and more  being added to this. In this never-ending task – as soon as you think […]

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(Out)post Of The Day

Wednesday, August 15 2012
(Out)post Of The Day

Flippant as it may sound, Nazis have made something of a comeback recently. But this is not real-life fascists or Hitler worshipping far right nutters in eastern Europe and beyond we’re talking about here, rather a direct to video craze that has seen Nazis move from their usual terrain – war movies –into other areas. […]

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“Get Your Trousers On Pirates… You’re Nicked!”

Monday, July 30 2012
“Get Your Trousers On Pirates… You’re Nicked!”

The latest in the award-winning Moments Worth Paying For campaign, the Industry Trust-led initiative aimed at highlighting the importance of our creative industries to the film-making process – and the kind of feelings they can inspire – has gone live at UK cinemas.  Announced a few weeks ago (and featured on our newsletter), the latest […]

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