VOD

  • COVID: Warner Bros.’ stunning 2021 decision sends shockwaves…

    There was something of an intake of breath when Warner Bros. announced that it was releasing Wonder Woman 1984 to US cinemas (the few that are open) and HBO Max, its premiere streaming service, (for a month) simultaneously on 25th December.  (In the UK the film will hit cinemas...
  • COVID-19: Is Mulan’s move to Disney+ a game-changer?

    In what could well be a genuine  game-changing move for the movie-industry, it has now been confirmed that Mulan – originally predicted to be one of 2020’s biggest box-office draws (outside franchise-titles) – will now mainly bypass a majority of multiplexes (at least in the short-term) and go straight...
  • COVID-19: Annnnd, that’s a wrap for 2020 cinema experience?

    For most people, the idea of any true cinematic experience in the near future seems wishful thinking. The COVID-19 pandemic has made normal cinema-going and industry releases completely unviable. Though there are a few stragglers valiantly shuffling release dates in micro-increments, it is becoming far more likely through every...
  • VOD: #MeToo turns Invisible Man into the Invincible Woman…

    After years of abuse, Cecilia Kass manages to finally escape the controlling clutches of her husband Adrian Griffin, a powerful force in the world of cutting-edge tech. Her sister Emily (Harriet Dyer), Emily’s partner James (Leverage’s Aldis Hodge) and daughter Sydney (Storm Reid) are all initially sympathetic, offering her...
  • Coronavirus: 2020 summer movies get new dates (UPDATED)…

    With growing uncertainty as to when the coronavirus pandemic crisis will pass, the summer of 2020 is looking particularly barren for all the major Hollywood studios. While some have chosen to move their titles to a VOD platform, more are simply pushing back their releases weeks, months or indefinitely....
  • VOD: ‘Bloodshot’ eyes second chance with Six Billion Dollar Vin…

    Ray Garrison (Vin Diesel)  is part of an elite special-forces team that specialises in getting in and out of the trickiest situations. During his latest mission, he manages to save a hostage from terrorists but on some well-earned r&r with his wife Gina (Talulah Riley) their Italian getaway is...
  • Coronavirus: Window of Opportunity – could VOD beat COVID-19?

    If, just a few weeks ago,  you’d asked an industry insider if major Hollywood studios might release their tentpole blockbusters to the VOD (video-on-demand) platforms instead of multiplexes you’d have been met with scorn. Each year the film industry and the cinema chains bring in billions as people gather...