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Trailer of the Week | This Is Where I Leave You

The first trailer for the upcoming September all-star dramedy blockbuster, This Is Where I Leave You - directed by Shawn Levy (Date Night, Night at The Museum) - has been Read More →

Kotaku to launch UK edition

The extremely popular and variously controversial American website Kotaku will be launched in the UK by Future media within weeks.

The US version of the website already brings in over 1.1m UK users each and every month. Future Read More →

The 86th Academy Awards – OSCAR’s 2014

Check out the last 5 films that have won an Academy Award for the Best Picture! With the OSCAR’s almost upon us we’ve decided to re-cap and refresh our memories as we eagerly await the winner of this prestigious award. Read More →

The Brit Awards 2014 – 19th February

The Brit Awards 2014 will soon be upon us and this year it’s tougher than ever to judge who’ll come out on top. Here’s a breakdown of the  awards and who’s up for them. The voting has now finished and they are being counted as we speak. We have compiled a playlist for you on Spotify of some of our favourite songs and who we think are going to do well at the awards, you can follow this here > Playlist <. The awards take place on Wednesday 19th February at 8.00pm. You should be able to hit the red button on any BBC channel to see the Brit Awards Live.

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We could easily argue that hit-makers Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Lorde are clearly going to be romping away with such a strong catalogue of titles behind them this year. Of course, it’s never going to be an easy choice. The subtlety and nuance that we see in Ellie Golding’s performances are always going to be difficult to compete against and the talent and raw material of Ethan Johns will more than likely shine through.

David Bowie is up for Best Male Solo Artist and has ended up in the same category as Tom Odell. Odell has seen his popularity swell in recent months but will it be enough to beat the king of pop to the post. There is stiff competition in this category. This will indeed will be a great show to behold.

The most eclectic group of performers are in the British Female Solo Artist categoryBirdy, Ellie Goulding, Jessie J, Laura Marling and Laura Mvula. The female awards this year are really competitive and  I’d rather not put any money on it to be honest.

Who do you think will take an award home this year? Our predictions are in the photographs below, can you name them all. If not it may be time to brush up on your pop knowledge.

Best Producer

Paul Epworth

Ethan Johns
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Paul Epworth

British Breakthrough Act

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Bastille
Disclosure
Laura Mvula
London Grammar
Tom Odell

British Female Solo Artist

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Birdy
Ellie Goulding
Jessie J
Laura Marling
Laura Mvula

British Group

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Arctic Monkeys
Bastille
Disclosure
One Direction
Rudimental

British Male Solo Artist

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David Bowie
Jake Bugg
James Blake
John Newman
Tom Odell

British Single

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Bastille
Calvin Harris
Disclosure
Ellie Goulding
John Newman
Naughty Boy
Olly Murs
One Direction
Passenger
Rudimental

International Female Solo Artist

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Janelle Monáe
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga
Lorde
Pink

A Revelation in Independent Film & TV

Revelation Films History Revelation Film was first established in 1992 and partners with companies such as CBS, the Discovery Network, MTV, ITV, Freemantle Media and other independent producers. Revelation film specializes in retro TV amongst other things and has some of the Read More →

BAFTA 2014 Picks | The Best of the Rest

With the BAFTAs fast approaching us this Sunday, It’s high time we took a look at the best of the less high-profile films nominated for this year’s awards. Last week we covered the year’s big-hitters like Steve McQueen’s Read More →

67th British Academy Film Awards 2014

The British Academy Awards will take place on Sunday the 16th February 2014 at the Royal Opera House in London. The event will be aired on BBC One and BBC One HD at 9pm. Amongst the nominations for Best Film are Read More →

Microsoft Studios buy Gears of War from Epic Games

Microsoft has purchased the rights to the Gears of War franchise from Epic Games. This purchase includes the rights to the existing Gears of War games as well as the rights to any future games. Microsoft have also announced that Read More →

Meet The Studios – Arrow Films

As part of our ‘meet the studios’ feature that we are running we start our journey with the UK based Arrow Films. Arrow Films are based in Hertfordshire in the UK since 1991. They are a multifaceted distributor of feature films Read More →

The 71st Golden Globes Awards

Last night the golden globes saw a plethora of nominations and awards that included British actors and directors such as Steve McQueen and Michelle Dockery. It was the 71st Golden Globes award ceremony and was held at the Beverly Hilton Read More →

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