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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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Hollywood’s Ultraviolet Picks Up First Major Distributor: Amazon

Hollywoods Ultraviolet Picks Up First Major Distributor: Amazon

I would consider myself to be cautiously optimistic about Ultraviolet–Hollywood's big gamble on digital movies. The service would provide a digital locker that consumers can "fill" with movie purchases, while the films themselves live in the cloud. I'm optimistic because I'm ready for digital media, …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons – Guitar Gimmick Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Guitar Gimmick Edition

It was a pretty big week for online video fans, as CES 2012 kicked off and a wave of new video gadget announcements began. We also heard some big predictions from key companies at CES, like YouTube, who said that soon 90% of all web …

Online Movie Trailers For Friday, January 13 Include Divas, Beauties, Beasts, And Mark Wahlberg

Online Movie Trailers For Friday, January 13 Include Divas, Beauties, Beasts, And Mark Wahlberg

OK, so we had a bang-up start of the year last week with The Devil Inside.  That movie went on to make over $33 million and probably would have made $50 million if kids weren't getting turned away and kicked out (yes, cynics, that happens).  …

Lost Sundance Films Find A Home In Online Video

Lost Sundance Films Find A Home In Online Video

Fantastic news for films that played at the Sundance Film Festival and never got a distribution deal.  The Sundance Institute, in an arrangement with New Video, will make those lost films available for streaming online to all the big streaming players.  YouTube, Amazon, iTunes, Hulu, …

Warner Bros Extends New Release Window, Makes Consumers Buy Or Wait Two Months

Warner Bros Extends New Release Window, Makes Consumers Buy Or Wait Two Months

What the hell?! Warner Bros. just revamped deals with Redbox, Blockbuster and Netflix effectively doubling the wait time for them to get new releases. What it really means is, they're making you wait longer and trying to force you to buy discs earlier, it sounds …

Netflix Users Streamed 2 Billion Hours In The 4th Quarter of 2011

Netflix Users Streamed 2 Billion Hours In The 4th Quarter of 2011

What will be noted about Netflix' 2011 will be that poorly-handled price increase that sent people into mass hysteria.  What won't be noted that much, but has way more impact, is that Netflix saw people stream like they've never streamed before in 2011, and in …

Online Movie Trailers For Friday, January 6 Include The Devil Inside

Online Movie Trailers For Friday, January 6 Include The Devil Inside

Over the course of 2012, I'd like to discuss online movie trailers for upcoming major releases.  I'd like to see if a high view count translates into a big opening weekend.  I'd like to discuss the effectiveness of the trailers online.  I'd like to see …

Online Video Predictions For 2012 – The Reel Web #20

Online Video Predictions For 2012   The Reel Web #20

This week in our look at the Reel Web we talk about how mobile viewers are watching our videos longer than desktop views are and how Facebook dominates Twitter in video sharing. Also, we review YouTube's new "Slam" voting feature and what they're doing to …

Fake And Real Movie Trailers Blur The Line Of Fact And Fiction

Fake And Real Movie Trailers Blur The Line Of Fact And Fiction

Recently, Slate discussed a trailer for the is-it-or-isnt-it-a-movie Bad Ass.  Starring Danny Trejo, the ultra-grizzled character actor from the movie Heat and star of the Robert Rodriguez fake-trailer-turned-movie Machete, Bad Ass had David Haglund debating whether the trailer was real or not, and mentioned that …

Boxee Said To Drop The PC Client Biz With Latest Boxee 1.5 Version

Boxee Said To Drop The PC Client Biz With Latest Boxee 1.5 Version

Boxee version 1.5 will be the last PC client there is, it seems they no longer want to support that build your own Boxee box initiative. It's partly because they see the Internet TV revolution moving away from Boxee-style boxes and instead going to connected …

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