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The Movies is an episode of the British comedy television series The Goodies — a BAFTA-nominated series for Best Light Entertainment Programme.
This episode is also known as “The British Film Industry” also as “BBC” and “The choices of film creation”.
As always, the episode was written by members of The Goodies.
The Goodies won the Silver Rose in 1975 for this episode at the Festival Rose d’Or, held in Montreux, Switzerland.
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YouTube Movies Expands, Now Streaming Films In Canada

YouTube Movies Expands, Now Streaming Films In Canada

YouTube Movies has expanded to the Great White North…I wonder if they're offering films like Strange Brew and Canadian Bacon with John Candy? Nah, they probably want to put their best foot forward. And while I like Bob and Doug McKenzie, I just don't see …

Hurricanes & Musical Standouts – The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Hurricanes & Musical Standouts   The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Hurricane Irene absolutely dominated the last week's news cycle, which means that it also dominated the viral video world. Alongside the hurricane-related clips people were sharing this week, there was the usual assortment of viral video gems from amateur musicians, professional musicians, home video directors, …

Flickme Applies Gamification to Streaming Films, But Costs Too Much

Flickme Applies Gamification to Streaming Films, But Costs Too Much

I just found flickme.com, a new streaming film rental/buying site. The thing I liked is that I could login quickly with Facebook, which got me a Beta badge for being an early adopter. I instantly noticed the gamification for the site. Completing certain tasks earns …

Netflix Competition Heats Up In Canada As Hollywood Suite Delivers Video-on-Demand

Netflix Competition Heats Up In Canada As Hollywood Suite Delivers Video on Demand

Cable and satellite up in the Great White North were unhappy with Netflix's crossing the border. That silly imaginary line that dictates what nationality you are, what language you speak and most importantly, what kind of streaming video and TV you can get.

Based On A True Story: A Brief History Of The “False Document” In Film & Web Series

Based On A True Story: A Brief History Of The False Document In Film & Web Series

A powerful technique in the world of entertainment is what is known as the false document. It goes beyond "based on a true story" and invents a history to form a basis in reality. One of the earliest uses of this device was way back …

Fox’s 8-Day Window For Online Episodes Drastically Increases Piracy

Foxs 8 Day Window For Online Episodes Drastically Increases Piracy

You might remember that Fox just recently did away with next-day access on episodes of their shows streaming online. That move went into effect about a week ago, and already appears to have nearly doubled the piracy rate of Fox television shows. I'm guessing that …

Online Movie Trailers Are Ads That Become Destination Viewing

Online Movie Trailers Are Ads That Become Destination Viewing

One of the most common types of branded viral video is the movie trailer. After music videos, it may be one of the most-watched genres of online video. Not every trailer succeeds at going viral, but the ones that do are able to generate huge …

Film Featuring YouTube Stars, Chronicles Of Rickroll, Releases Full Trailer

Film Featuring YouTube Stars, Chronicles Of Rickroll, Releases Full Trailer

Look out, world, the Internet's making movies now. When we last checked in with The Chronicles of Rickroll, the project was still in the very early planning stages. Since that time, the story has evolved, the producers have landed some talented Hollywood behind-the-scenes people, and …

Film Styles & Movie Supercuts – The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Film Styles & Movie Supercuts   The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

One of my favorite things about the world of online video, particularly viral video, is the unpredictability of it all. From one day to the next, you never know what kind of clip will be the next to show up and capture viewers' attention. It …

Ben Stiller Brings Tropic Thunder Humor To ‘The Fake Trailer Project’ Web Series

Ben Stiller Brings Tropic Thunder Humor To The Fake Trailer Project Web Series

Red Hour Digital, a subsidiary of Ben Stiller's Red Hour Films, is prepared to make a viral splash later this year with "The Fake Trailer Project," a series of mock previews made in the spirit of the opening trailer montage in Stiller's 2008 film Tropic …

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