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Now TV launches interactive Whac-A-Mole-style game in cinemas

18/08/2014 Author:

Now TV, BSkyB’s internet TV service, has launched an interactive digital-out-of-home campaign in the style of the arcade game Whac-A-Mole in cinemas across the UK. The interactive game, called “Back In Your Box” and created by WCRS, features characters found on Now TV, emerging from boxes. Passersby must tap the characters on the screen to [...]

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Box Office – Inbetweeners 2 holds Top Spot

18/08/2014 Author:

The Inbetweeners 2 comfortably held on to the top spot this weekend, falling 46% once previews are removed, to £4.3m and a terrific total of £22.3m. In its second weekend in 2011, the first Inbetweeners film managed £5.7m and was up to £25.9m, so the second film is falling away a bit sharper but it [...]

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£40m national film studio plan for Edinburgh

18/08/2014 Author:

Blockbuster movies are set to bring a touch of Hollywood glamour to a field on the outskirts of the Capital after it was earmarked as Scotland’s answer to Tinseltown. A world-class film studio costing £40 million at Straiton could see the likes of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie produce new projects in Midlothian. Rivalling top [...]

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Cineworld lifted by Cinema City revenue growth

18/08/2014 Author:

Cineworld has reported a 33 per cent bump in revenues during the first half of the year, after its £900m takeover of European chain Cinema City. Total revenues, including from Cine­ma City, reached £268.6m with profits adjusted for the costs of the takeover rising 46.2 per cent to £25.3m. “We are pleased to announce solid [...]

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Power to the People – Film Lovers Spruce up Redcar Regent Cinema

18/08/2014 Author:

Volunteers held a community clean-up to spruce up the Redcar Regent Cinema in a community clean-up on Sunday. The clean-up saw more than 20 members of the community roll up their sleeves and get stuck into sprucing up the unique interior of the cinema, on Newcomen Terrace on Redcar’s seafront. The event was organised by the [...]

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Robin Williams remembered – a DCM tribute

13/08/2014 Author:

When the actor and comedian Robin Williams passed away on Tuesday, he left behind him a body of work that entertained and enthralled audiences in equal measure. It doesn’t seem to matter who you speak to, everyone has their own favourite film from his long and successful career. Here the staff of DCM give their picks [...]

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Inbetweeners 2 Opens With Biggest Weekend Of 2014

13/08/2014 Author:

The boys are back in town. If there was any doubt that the appetite to see Will, Simon, Jay and Neil back on the big screen had waned, that was dispelled in spectacular fashion last weekend as The Inbetweeners 2 debuted with the biggest opening weekend of the year so far. £12.5m is the biggest [...]

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A new venture brings together screen composers and advertisers promises commercials with blockbuster themes

12/08/2014 Author:

Author: Adam Sherwin, The Independent Ask viewers to name the most irritating advert on television and Go Compare’s campaign featuring a warbling opera singer regularly tops the list. But is there a more effective way for a brand to soundtrack a major campaign than the price comparison website’s migraine-inducing repetition? What if your 30-second commercial [...]

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Superheroines Kick Butt to Rescue Hollywood

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Author: John Harlow, The Sunday Times Hollywood is calling on female action heroes to win audiences back to the cinema. Ticket sales are down a record 18% this summer, and studios admit the picture would be far grimmer but for swashbuckling heroines such as Scarlett Johansson, Shailene Woodley and Zoe Saldana. Their films have sold [...]

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Picturedrome New Site Opening: Maxime Cinema, Blackwood

12/08/2014 Author:

I had the great pleasure of attending the grand reopening of the Maxime Cinema, in Blackwood last week, another great addition to the Picturedrome Electric Theatre Company Ltd. portfolio of sites, owned by Adam Cunard. Picturedrome have four other sites serviced by DCM; Picturedrome – Bognor Regis, Century Cinema – Clacton on Sea, Plaza – [...]

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