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Research: Subscription services say bundling is the future

Bango research reveals subscription leaders are betting on cross-industry bundling as the future for their fast-growing industry. The research highlights a focus on ‘Super Bundling’ — a model that provides integrated management of subscriptions through a centralised content hub, delivered through aggregators like telcos. With data from over 100 executives across leading music, video, and […]

November 20, 2023

Apple lands Michael J. Fox nonfiction feature film

Apple has announced a new untitled feature film about the life of beloved actor and advocate Michael J. Fox (“Back to the Future” franchise, “Spin City,” “Family Ties,”), from Oscar-winning filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (“An Inconvenient Truth,” “Waiting for Superman,” “He Named Me Malala”). The film is currently in production in New York, Los Angeles and […]

April 28, 2022

Study: Most expensive movie franchises to support

A study by the financial comparison company has revealed the most expensive (and the cheapest) film franchises for superfans. Harry Potter is crowned the most expensive film franchise for those looking to be wizarding world superfans. The study revealed that the ultimate superfan collection will set Harry Potter fans back a staggering £467.98, on […]

March 28, 2022

Pinocchio to premiere on Disney+

Disney has announced that the upcoming, all-new live action Pinocchio movie which will premiere exclusively on the Disney+ streaming service this September. Academy Award winning director Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future) helms the live action retelling of the renowned tale of a wooden puppet who embarks on an enchanting adventure to become a […]

March 10, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Peacock rolls out in Germany, Austria

Sky and NBCUniversal have announced the launch of Peacock in Austria and Germany. Available immediately, Sky Q and Sky X customers in Austria will be able to access the Peacock streaming offer, which includes a catalogue of Peacock Originals and classic series from NBCUniversal. “Following great debuts in the UK and Ireland late last year, […]

January 25, 2022

Back to the Future The Musical deploys disguise-powered VFX video set design

When pop culture movie phenomenon Back to the Future arrived in the West End, it was a time-traveling dream come true for the many fans of the original movie. Following its world premiere at the Opera House in Manchester in February 2020, the VFX-filled show set up its residency at London’s Adelphi Theatre in August […]

October 12, 2021

Indonesia: Hits, Hits Movies on IndiHome

Rewind Networks has announced the launch of Hits and Hits Movies on IndiHome, Telkom Indonesia’s nationwide fixed broadband service delivering internet, telephone and video entertainment. Starting October 1st, Hits will be available on Channel 507 (SD), 965 (HD) and Hits Movies on Channel 606 (SD), 966 (HD) on IndiHome TV and USeeTV GO app services. […]

September 30, 2021

Sky Q adds HDR movies; signal loss back-up

Sky Q is adding HDR movies in time for Christmas, and is rolling out a number of new features, including allowing users to keep watching, no matter the weather. Viewers will be able to watch recordings, video on demand content and access apps, even if their TV satellite signal is lost. More new features for Sky Q include:  Discover more shows in High […]

November 18, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Poll: Back To The Future the favourite 80s movie

A poll conducted by the Official Charts Company and to celebrate Must See Movies 80s, part of the National Album Day celebrations, has found that Back To The Future as the UK’s favourite 80s movie. The poll was launched to mark Must See Movies 80s, a promotion that saw participating stores including Amazon, ASDA, […]

October 29, 2020