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What an Oscar or Bafta means to home entertainment

By Ray Bennett The Oscars and the Bafta Film Awards generate huge publicity but it’s very hard to say how much they benefit specific titles. HMV’s Andy Anderson observes drolly that the best case scenario for a film in awards … Continue reading

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Entertainment industry moves to support HMV rebirth

By Sam Andrews and Ray Bennett / This story appears in Cue Entertainment Provided a buyer can be found, administration could be the best thing for HMV in the long run, according to entertainment industry leaders. Executives said the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Scots, droogs and rock ’n’ roll in HMV Jubilee Poll

By Ray Bennett HMV’s Jubilee poll to find the nation’s favourite British film and album of the last 60 years threw up some interesting results, not least what failed to make the Top 60 list. Danny Boyle’s 1996 film “Trainspotting” … Continue reading

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HMV calls for votes on Best of British films and albums

By Ray Bennett HMV has launched a national poll on Facebook that asks fans to choose the best British movie and record album from the past 60 years to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The Best of British campaign lists … Continue reading

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