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BAFTA sets date for 2023 EE BAFTA Film Awards

BAFTA has announced that the EE BAFTA Film Awards will take place in London on February 19th. The EE BAFTA Film Awards are BAFTA’s highest film honours, celebrating and rewarding excellence in film. This year’s Awards celebrated the best in film over the past year and saw Jane Campion win Best Director for The Power […]

June 8, 2022

James Bond collection on Prime Video

The entire catalogue of James Bond movies – including 2021’s No Time To Die – will become available to stream via Prime Video on April 15th. This marks the first time all the films have been included on a single streaming platform. However, Amazon warns that the collection will only be available to subscribers “for […]

April 8, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Dolby crashes 10%

Dolby Laboratories, usually one of the more reliable technology stocks, crashed 10 per cent on February 4th following poor Q1 results and warnings that Covid-based problems were still impacting the business. On the upside the company said it had acquired ultralow-latency specialists Millicast. San Francisco-based Dolby’s numbers saw a near-41 per cent decline in Q1 […]

February 7, 2022By Chris Forrester

Data: Record year for UK home entertainment

Figures released by the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) spotlight the renaissance of UK Home Entertainment, as its value rose to £3.7 billion (€3.1bn) in 2021. Based on data from the Official Charts Company, Futuresource Consulting, Omdia, and Kantar, this demonstrates 13.3 per cent growth Year on Year (YoY), finishing 2021 on a high […]

January 5, 2022

IMAX CEO: “The movies are back”

IMAX is back, suggested CEO Richard Gelfond. Hits such as the latest James Bond outing plus sci-fi epic Dune (which helped IMAX capture 20 per cent of the record opening weekend’s box office) helped bring in the best-ever October trading month for the large cinema screen specialists. “It is clear the global film industry has […]

November 1, 2021By Chris Forrester

James Bond to break Box Office records?

William Hill has cut the price from 10-1 to 7-1 that the latest James Bond movie, No Time To Die becomes the highest grossing UK film of all-time. The UK’s “widest theatrical release of all time” opened in 772 cinemas in the UK and Ireland on September 30th and box office expectations are high, as […]

October 4, 2021

Research: James Bond set to boost cinema industry

The new James Bond movie, No Time to Die, will be the spark that brings film fans back to the beleaguered cinema industry, predicts entertainment firm and online gaming site, PartyCasino. Research carried out by the site found that 83 per cent of UK movie-goers plan to watch the new Bond film, which saw its […]

September 17, 2021

James Bond stays in cinemas despite Amazon purchase

The James Bond films, including the much-delayed No Time To Die, will continue to have theatrical releases despite Amazon’s acquisition of MGM studios, according to the movie’s producers. “We are committed to continuing to make James Bond films for the worldwide theatrical audience,” producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, who run London-based Eon Productions, […]

May 27, 2021By Nik Roseveare