Posts Tagged ‘Home Video’

Chris Marker – Six DVDs

Nostalgia for the Light Video Clip

Press Reaction to ‘Rocky Road to Dublin’ Home Video Release

Here’s a roundup of press reactions to the Icarus Films Home Video release of  Rocky Road to Dublin:, March 28, 2010 – Four stars review by John Adams Montreal Gazette, March 26, 2010 – Positive review by Al Kratina in “Subject too sensitive?” DVD guide Arkansas Democrat Gazette, March 26, 2010 -  Positive review by Philip […]

What Is Netflix Up To?

Note that Netflix is also removing from the film detail pages (all together, or burying) the interactive and social networking aspects of their web site, e.g. Friends feature, Top 10 Lists, etc., and removing the  list of 5 films that people who liked this film also liked, etc? I have a nascent theory, but what […]

Demand dips for online films

By Matthew Garrahan, The Financial Times Published: February 28 2010 Hollywood’s hopes for a future built on digital film downloads have been severely undermined by research showing cooling consumer demand for movies online. The film industry was banking on digital distribution eventually replacing the income it generates from sales of DVDs, which have been in […]

Peter Lennon on “Rocky Road to Dublin”

In 1967 Peter Lennon argued in his celebrated documentary, “Rocky Road to Dublin”, that Ireland needed liberating from the Irish. Thirty seven years later, Ireland is ready to hear the message. By 1967 my Irish Republican aspiration for freedom from the English had transmogrified into a realisation that what my country really needed was freedom […]

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