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Goodstuff crowned winners of DCM’s 2014 Halloween Quiz

31/10/2014 Author:

Goodstuff were last night crowned winners of Digital Cinema Media’s (DCM) inaugural Halloween Quiz. Held at the BFI Riverfront Café, over 150 guests were treated to a The Shining themed quiz night, with representatives from Carat, Goodstuff, Mash, Maxus, McCann, MGOMD, Mindshare, OMD, Performics, Starcom, Total Media and Zenith present. DCM’s Head of Film, Tom [...]

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Soho House Group’s Electric Cinema Shoreditch opens on 31 October

29/10/2014 Author:

The Soho House Group’s Electric Cinema Shoreditch (formerly The Aubin Cinema) will open on Friday 31 October after undergoing refurbishment. The cinema has been completely refreshed with comfortable armchairs, footstools and cashmere blankets, very similar to the original Electric Cinema on Portobello Road (now Electric Cinema Portobello). A first floor deli bar and coffee station [...]

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CEA Regional Roadshow continues…

29/10/2014 Author:

I write this as Rebecca and I travel from Newcastle to Greenock. Yesterday we had a great day at the Tyneside cinema with the lovely Jonny Tull. Thank you Jonny for putting on a fine show. The bar/restaurant they’ve created at Tyneside is amazing. It was great to catch up with Parkway, Propix, Ritz Thirsk, [...]

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Media Week Awards 2014: celebrating talent and creativity

29/10/2014 Author:

Last week’s Media Week Awards celebrated the best talent and creativity in the UK’s media sector, with 1,400 guests from agencies, media owners, advertisers and production companies in attendance. More than 100 judges were involved in deciding this year’s winners, led by co-chairs Bruce Daisley, managing director of Twitter UK, and Claudine Collins, managing director [...]

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Screen Awards 2014: Turning brands into screen icons

28/10/2014 Author:

The cinema industry gathered last week to celebrate excellence in film marketing, distribution and exhibition at the 2014 Screen Awards. For the second year in a row, Digital Cinema Media (DCM) sponsored the ‘Brand Partnership of the Year’ category, recognising top brands that have aligned themselves with film to achieve outstanding partnerships. The DCM ‘Brand [...]

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Box Office – Fury fires way to top spot

27/10/2014 Author:

The Weekend Round-up The closing night film of the 58th BFI London Film Festival proved a hit with the public as Fury opened with £2.7m (including £698k from previews) and knocked Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from the top of the box office. That’s a better start than the £1.6m The Monuments Men managed in February [...]

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Timbuktu – ‘beautiful, human and haunting all at once’

23/10/2014 Author:

The fifth film from Abderrahmane Sissako is an impactful look at the brief 2012 Islamist occupation of the iconic Malian city of the title. At times brutal, at others comedic, this film plays somewhat like an African ‘Four Lions’ (Morris, 2010) for its first half, humanising the terrorists through documenting their gaff-prone attempts to force [...]

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Film changes W/C 20/10

22/10/2014 Author:

NEW TITLES ADDED TO SCHEDULE: Still Alice is released on 6 March 2015 The Good Lie is released on 13 March 2015 The Cobbler is released on 10 April 2015 Child 44 is released on 17 April 2015 Point Break is released on 28 August 2015 RELEASE DATE CHANGES: Top Five is now released on [...]

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12 Days In The Dark: DCM at the BFI London Film Festival

21/10/2014 Author:

DCM’s Tom Linay reveals his pick of the best films from the BFI London Film Festival 2014. The UK’s premiere film festival and my favourite two weeks of the year are over for another 12 months and while I contemplate the sad situation that I’m no longer able to watch three exciting new films a [...]

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Box Office – Ninja turtles are back and as popular as ever

21/10/2014 Author:

The weekend round-up The heroes in a half shell are back and as popular as ever. The new live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles opened with £4.8m, which includes £1.6m from previews. The last film featuring the pizza-eating reptiles was the computer animated TMNT in 2007, which kicked off with £1.3m and ended its run with [...]

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