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28 November 2008 : Andy Marken

HDTV has bought the television industry some more time, but the growth of Internet video means its business model looks shaky.

20 October 2008 : Matthew Arnoldi

A new women's scriptwriting workshop hopes to eke out great British comedy films of tomorrow.

15 October 2008 : Matthew Arnoldi

The LFF presents a mouth-watering line-up of distractions from the credit crunch

15 October 2008 : Andy Marken

RealNetworks' RealDVD allows you to rip your DVDs to HD, but also adds more DRM argues one commentatorRob Glaser, RealNetworks CEO, hasn't had a lot of winners lately so we bet the idea of helping you copy your Hollywood DVD sounded like a great way to strike it rich...again.

28 May 2008 : Robert Alstead

The EIFF breaks away from its traditional August slot for a fortnight of film in June.

20 May 2008 : Robert Alstead

The BBC's fascinating series about the shadow cast over the 20th Century by the ideas of Sigmund Freud.The Century of Self is an excellent four-part series from the BBC about the influence of Freud's ideas on the 20th Century.

Read the review below, or just watch (note there is stuttering in first few seconds).

25 February 2008 : Robert Alstead

No Country For Old Men is big winner on Oscar night 2008.It was the Coen brothers' night as they scooped the Best Picture, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay awards at the Oscars last night.

11 February 2008 : Robert Alstead

Joel & Ethan Coen may win an Oscar for their adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel No Country For Old Men. Read an extract and get a discount on the book.

8 January 2008 : Robert Alstead

The Academy likes Oltmanns and Rosas, the secretive agents of Oscar, to be safe and dull.Monty Python's sketch about the chartererd accountant who wanted to become a lion tamer (watch on YouTube) may have had fun sending up this "dull, dull, dull" profession.

8 January 2008 : Robert Alstead

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ballot system is still done in the same way as it was in 1936 - by hand.

This is a description of how the Academy decides Oscar-winners.

17 December 2007 : A Gent

Colin Firth on the "frightening" school girls of the latest St. Trinians and what it was like working again with, including doing a love scene together, old adversary Rupert Everett.

23 November 2007 : Lindsay Corr

It has 24,000 entries, spanning over one hundred years of cinema. So how does the film reviews tome add up?