Posts By James R
The Short Game: Netflix’s first original documentary tees off in DecemberNovember 8, 2013 | James R
Netflix has stolen the video on-demand news headlines this week with the announcement of its joint superhero series with Marvel. But the Internet TV service has been busy taking big steps with its documentary arm as well. (That’s how strong … Read More
Netflix buys Toronto Film Festival-winning documentary The SquareNovember 8, 2013 | James R
Netflix original documentary The Square, a riveting, deeply human chronicle of the Egyptian protest movement from director-producer Jehane Noujaim and producer Karim Amer, will premiere exclusively on the world’s leading Internet TV network in all territories where Netflix is available … Read More
Marvel and Netflix join forces for four original superhero series led by DaredevilNovember 7, 2013 | James R
Marvel and Netflix have teamed up to bring a string of original superhero TV series led by Daredevil to the online streaming site.
The unprecedented deal between Disney and Netflix well see Marvel TV produce four serialised live-action programmes focussing … Read More
First image of Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman in Sherlock Season 3November 5, 2013 | James R
The first official image of Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman in Sherlock Season 3 has been released by the BBC.
It’s been almost two years since Sherlock had a very grave encounter with Moriarty atop St Bartholomew’s Hospital and Steven … Read More
Is Game of Thrones on NOW TV?November 3, 2013 | James R
In October, Sky added a new range of TV channels to NOW, offering TV series to stream on-demand in addition to movies.
The Entertainment Membership, which currently costs just £4.99 a month (from 29th May 2014, this renews at £6.99 … Read More
blinkbox launches PS3 appOctober 31, 2013 | James R
Movie and TV streaming service blinkbox has launched a dedicated PS3 app, giving nearly six million homes easy access to its video on-demand catalogue.
Tesco’s pay-per-view service is a strong platform, but has always suffered from a lack of support … Read More
Competition: Win a free movie rental from The Horror Show’s scarily big line-up!October 31, 2013 | James R
Stuck for something spooky to watch tonight? We’ve teamed up The Horror Show to give away a free movie rental to three lucky winners!
One of our favourite things about horror is its universal power to scare. Whatever the budget, … Read More
NOW TV Entertainment Pass adds TV on-demandOctober 29, 2013 | James R
Sky have launched a new NOW Entertainment Membership today, a package that offers TV shows on-demand to UK viewers.
The Entertainment Month Pass joins the Movie Pass (£8.99 per month – from 29th May 2014, £9.99 a month) and Sports … Read More
Documentaries on-demand: Dogwoof launches iTunes roomOctober 29, 2013 | James R
UK documentary distributor Dogwoof have launched an iTunes room, featuring over 90 of their films in a dedicated store.
The distributor, which specialises in non-fiction titles, has brought a wealth of excellent documentaries to the UK, from Village at the … Read More