Love her or loathe her it is hard to deny that the Duchess of Cambridge has cast a spell over the general public - or the tabloids, at least. Today accompanied by her husband the Duke of Cambridge and brother-in-law Prince Harry the spellbinding affect was compounded by the fact trio were in Leavesden, Herts to officially open the Harry Potter Warner Bros studios to the public.
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Thursday 21 February 2013
BSkyB has shown it still has a stranglehold over the best new movies on pay-TV as it signed a major rights deal with Disney, dealing a blow to online movie-streaming rivals NetFlix and Amazon's LoveFilm.
Thursday 31 January 2013
Subscription-price increases and a modest rise in customer numbers helped satellite broadcaster BSkyB report a strong rise in first-half profits.
Thursday 06 December 2012
Bollywood producer and distributor Eros International has just gone prime time.Its deal with HBO Asia, the pay TV group, is a "game changer" according to its house broker, Peel Hunt. The pair will launch two new premium, advertising-free movie channels, HBO Defined HBO Hits, in India.
Sunday 18 November 2012
Aardman's cartoon about Father Christmas and his two sons is bright, colourful fun.
Friday 09 November 2012
Take one of the most popular games ever to hit the iPhone, mix it with the biggest movie franchise in the history of film, and what do you get? Angry Birds Star Wars.
Thursday 01 November 2012
Disney is said to have overpaid for Lucasfilm's Star Wars but the money's not at the box office any more
Wednesday 31 October 2012
Fans can look forward to Episode 7 in the sci-fi franchise with George Lucas as consultant
Monday 29 October 2012
Mention certain literary estates to any number of editors, publishers and writers and you will see them shudder. These guardians of dead writers' works can be ferocious protectors of reputations. Stephen Joyce, grandson of James, destroyed more than 1,000 letters written by the writer's disturbed daughter Lucia to her father – as well as some to her from the man she loved, Samuel Beckett. Beckett's own estate gets very exercised when directors play fast and loose with his stage works, and T S Eliot's widow, Valerie, is considered largely responsible for the snail's pace at which her late husband's letters have been published.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Disney is scrambling to defend itself against claims that a new cartoon character, billed as its first ever Hispanic princess, doesn't look sufficiently Hispanic.
Tuesday 23 October 2012
Studio embroiled in another diversity row amid claims new character is not Hispanic enough
Wednesday 29 August 2012
Pinewood Shepperton, the film and television studios group, is pushing ahead with expansion plans despite losing its major planning application this year.
Sunday 19 August 2012
Michael Owen and Carlos Tevez highlight the contempt with which many treat the game
Tuesday 07 August 2012
The movie remake of The Great Gatsby, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, has been moved for release to the summer of 2013 from December 2012, putting it out of contention for this year's Oscars.
Saturday 04 August 2012
Emma Stone is to work with Cameron Crowe on his next movie project. Crowe is gearing up for a yet-to-be titled romantic drama for the US actress.
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