News and Opinions

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 23:34

NowTV Box gains 4oD

Written by Jamie Derrick
NowTV box owners can access the full range of 4oD services from Channel 4 from today.
Thursday, 07 November 2013 13:25

Now TV box review - tiny on-demand box for a tenner

Written by Claudia Pang

On paper, the Now TV box certainly seems remarkable value. Made by Sky in order to get more people in their movie streaming service Now TV, for £9.99 you can make any TV (that has a HDMI connection) into a smart TV by connecting to your wifi.

Thursday, 31 October 2013 22:06

NowTV launches new £10 box and improved package

Written by Jamie Derrick
Sky's space in the on demand market has taken another new turn with the introduction of a bargain box and a greatly improved service.
Tuesday, 09 July 2013 20:55

Freesat TV Introduces The Long-Awaited 4oD Service

Written by Sofia Kostoula

Though it had been promised it would come soon after Freesat’s inauguration, 4oD has just made its appearance.

Friday, 05 July 2013 16:07

Jurassic Park 4- Director Colin Trevorrow uncovers the myth

Written by Claudia Pang

Working with Derek Connolly and producer Steven Spielberg, director Colin Trevorrow has told Schmoes Knows that the new Jurassic Park 4 film is not set to completely deviate away from its predecessors. 'We don’t want to create a new scoop here, but we really want to honour what came before us,' Trevorrow has said.

Alan Patridge fans rejoice! The full length trailer for his eagerly anticipated movie Alpha Papa, has finally been released. This follows on from a previous release of a teaser trailer that informed us the title 'Chap of Steel' was decided against and the film involved a radio station seige. The full length trailer explains a lot more; we see radio presenter Partridge (Steve Coogan) in ruddy danger

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 21:39

New LoveFilm Instant App

Written by Sofia Kostoula

The inauguration of the HD era on the PS3 is finally a reality for customers in the UK and Germany, while the updated version is expected to arrive in other countries soon.

Thursday, 16 May 2013 17:39

Netflix Loses Titles

Written by Sofia Kostoula

From May 1st many shows will no be longer available, but there is compensation. 

Saturday, 11 May 2013 11:12

LoveFilm to bring new shows to UK and Germany

Written by Sofia Kostoula

Major deal between LoveFilm and Warner Bros International Television Distribution to bring new shows to UK and German viewers.

Monday, 06 May 2013 19:40

New Amazon Set-top Box to be Launched in Autumn

Written by Sofia Kostoula

New ambitious project taking place in the multinational company’s Lab126 division in Cupertino, California.

Wednesday, 01 May 2013 21:21

UK Fans Opposed to Doctor Who Episode Removal by Netflix

Written by Sofia Kostoula

Netflix has provoked the bitter disappointment and strong protest of many UK fans of classic Doctor Who episodes after having removed them.

Sunday, 03 February 2013 22:51

Now TV now showing Sky Sports

Written by Jamie Derrick

Sky are launching a new addition to the Now TV family this Spring, access to Sky Sports.

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 21:07

Blockbuster in Administration

Written by Jamie Derrick

With Blockbuster falling into administration some questions inevitably arise - did internet movie on demand sites have a part to play and how will it be affected?

Thursday, 10 January 2013 00:00

Best Snacks for Film Watching

Written by Claudia Pang

A good Saturday night in will usually consist of a good film, good company and good snacks. Go shopping and there are numerous tasty treats available. But what's the best one to accompany your film fun?