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Film Changes W/C 1/09

02/09/2014 Author:

  NEW TITLES ADDED TO SCHEDULE: Draft Day is released on 3 October 2014 Men, Women And Children is released on 24 October 2014 The Last Five Years is released on 12 December 2014 American Sniper is released on 16 January 2015 Max is released on 20 March 2015   RELEASE DATE CHANGES: Nightcrawler is [...]

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Hollywood taps into science of tears to release flood of weepies

02/09/2014 Author:

Author: John Harlow Article, originally published in The Times, 31 August 2014 Hollywood studios have known there is money in tears since Walt Disney killed Bambi’s mother in 1942. Now they are using science to make people who love to cry at the movies very happy. By manipulating an array of tricks known as “psychocinematics” — [...]

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Box Office – Lucy holds top spot again

02/09/2014 Author:

Lucy held the top spot for the second successive weekend, falling 37% to £2m and a very healthy cume of £8m. It’s already director, Luc Besson’s (Leon, The Fifth Element) biggest UK hit and signals a return to box office form after last year’s disappointing, The Family (£1.1m). There’s still plenty more to come too and [...]

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Love Cinema this September – Tom Linay gives his top picks for next month

27/08/2014 Author: Tags: ,

September is a great month for the discerning cinemagoer. Blockbuster season is over and the more thoughtful, some would say, intelligent fare begins to grab its share of the limelight. Literary adaptations rub shoulders with festival award winners and even an idiosyncratic family film pops up. Below are just a few highlights in an exciting [...]

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Turning car brands into screen icons

27/08/2014 Author:

Honda’s recent move to develop its own YouTube channel reflects a growing trend amongst brands to develop their own content, and was borne out of a desire to move beyond traditional advertising. While the decision to develop rich, bespoke content should be roundly applauded, perhaps there are additional formats to showcase such content and maximise [...]

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DCM invites you to the John Merryweather Stakes at Uttoxeter racecourse

27/08/2014 Author:

*Exhibitor partners only* DCM cordially invites you to the 2014 John Merryweather Memorial Stakes at Uttoxeter Racecourse on Wednesday 10th September. Deadline for RSVP is 28 August with number/names to Rebecca.Rau@dcm.co.uk We look forward to seeing you on the day.

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Seven Under the Radar Films You’ll Be Talking About Soon

27/08/2014 Author:

Last month I highlighted the seven big titles that are set to fill cinemas for the remainder of the year. They were huge films, each of which is likely to be thrust into the public consciousness via the sizeable marketing budgets of the respective distributors. As an alternative, here are seven titles that aren’t quite [...]

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Man sentenced to 33 months in jail for film piracy

27/08/2014 Author:

A man was recently sentenced to 33 months imprisonment for recording a blockbuster film in a cinema, uploading it to the internet, and producing and selling copies to the public. On the 17th May 2013 Philip Danks went to the Showcase cinema in Walsall and used a camcorder to record ‘Fast and Furious 6′, the [...]

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Film Changes W/C 25/08

27/08/2014 Author:

  NEW TITLES ADDED TO SCHEDULE: The Giver is released on 19 September 2014 St. Vincent is released on 31 October 2014 Ouija is released on 31 October 2014 Son Of A Gun is released on 16 January 2015 The Age Of Adaline is released on 23 January 2015 RELEASE DATE CHANGES: Get On Up [...]

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Box Office – Lucy scores big with audiences

26/08/2014 Author:

Lucy topped the box office this weekend, opening with £3m from Friday to Sunday. Including bank holiday Monday it’s up to £4.1m, which is a terrific start for an original sci-fi title. Compared to other recent original sci-fi films the Friday to Sunday total is higher than Edge of Tomorrow (£1.9m), Elysium and After Earth [...]

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