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Freakonomics » An Economist on the Oscars

“We don’t think our customers are smart enough to tell us which of our products are good. So we created a ceremony to correct our customers.” Movies are not a product made just for the members the academy. These ventures are primarily made for the general public. And yet, when it comes time to decide […]

Fighting back against the monopolists

So in my quest to get a Freeview+ box with DVD player/recorder I ended up buying an LG RHT297H which is great in most ways (a few niggles like losing the time and hence recording times when the power cuts) but is forced to only play region 2 DVDs. Now I’ve said it before and […]

FilmFour moves from pay TV to Freeview

In July it will join Channel 4, E4, E4+1 and More4 on the free-to-air digital service. One less reason to have Sky!

Attention for reasons beyond our control

Okay so finally Andy and I got around to watching Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. We had been going to see it all weekend but ony managed it last night. So we ended up in Wimbledon Odeon. We had tried the Kingston one the night before but got waylaid enjoying dinner and […]

notetoself: keep up

So I don’t check the Appple Trailers for a while and all of a sudden there is a new Farscape Movie. I mean hello… Ben Browder on the big screen :o)

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