Category: Film & TV

  • Problems Facing the Film Industry

    There is a lot of gnashing of teeth about the future of the film industry given that “Between 2007 and 2011, pre-tax profits of the five studios controlled by large media conglomerates fell by around 40%”. The business of film making (as opposed to TV) will change. The Internet has disrupted theatrical distribution, home video and […]

  • 28 Days Later

    Last Friday, Nella and I saw 28 Days Later directed by Danny Boyle. This is one of the scariest movies I have ever seen. I see it marketed as a horror movie but that is just plain wrong. Actually horror is correct if you use the pre-splatter film definition of the term. 28 Days Later […]

  • Film & TV category

    Some of you know I’ve raised risk equity for feature films and independant production companies. Films and television are a passion of mine. I’ve created the Film & TV category to write about Films and TV. The category probably won’t be too investment focused. I suspect I’ll comment on interesting trends or movies/TV I see. […]