Life In The Goldfish Bowl

Sunday, October 20 2013
Life In The Goldfish Bowl

Blinkbox has continued its assault on the home entertainment market with the launch of another burst of above the line marketing, this time focussing on a major burst of TV activity. In keeping with its modus operandi and overall message thus far, the Tesco-owned service’s new thrust continues to flag up the fact that films […]

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Field Of Dreams

Friday, June 21 2013
Field Of Dreams

The concept of a day and date release is still one that’s not always easy for the average person on the Clapham omnibus to understand. Admittedly it’s not helped by the fact that the terminology itself doesn’t even make much sense (a recent online debate said as much). It’s even tougher when the day and […]

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The Magnificent Seven

Friday, April 5 2013
The Magnificent Seven

In honour of its impending (April 15) release, here are seven reasons why Seven Psychopaths, the latest from director Martin McDonagh, will work on its home entertainment release… 1. The In Bruges effect Martin McDonagh’s debut feature was a runaway success, outstripping what many observers thought it would achieve. What’s more, it’s proved to be […]

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Battle Stations

Friday, August 17 2012
Battle Stations

With Universal gearing itself up for the retail release of its tentpole release Battleship, launching, among other things, a 40 second spot on TV this weekend (you can see it in all its glory below), Blockbuster was making the most of its exclusive rental window by hosting a special event. The retailer organised a special […]

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Kings Of The Ring…

Tuesday, March 27 2012
Kings Of The Ring…

Momentum is, as we’ve oft noted here and on our weekly newsletter, the company is one of  the  leading lights in its field when it comes to the DTV sector. The company’s latest entry into this increasingly busy arena is House Of The Rising Sun. It comes with all the right credentials – it’s strong, […]

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The Eyes Have It

Wednesday, September 7 2011
The Eyes Have It

Another week, as we remarked on our Twitter account this week, another Guillermo del Toro film. With Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark due in cinemas this autumn and another title he boasts an executive producer credit on, Puss In Boots, also due to arrive before 2011, the multi-hyphenate is hugely prolific, more so in […]

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No Trouble In Stores

Thursday, December 2 2010
No Trouble In Stores

Back in a previous life, on a now defunct magazine, we had this great idea to have a regular monthly feature entitled “this month’s dead bloke”, to let store managers and retail know whose titles they should be bringing to the fore in store, following their untimely demise. In the end taste prevented us from […]

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Tattoo On TV

Thursday, July 15 2010
Tattoo On TV

We just spotted this while uploading the Goemon trailer, and thought it was worth a quick look… Momentum’s campaign for The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, out on July 19, is now up and running, we saw the outdoor creatives while on the London underground this week, and this is the TV spot for the […]

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