How Do We Value Film Libraries in the Age of Coronavirus?

How to value a film library is a major question in the COVID-19 era as cinemas and streamers turn to older titles to plug the gap caused by production suspensions, and face a reluctance to release new titles in a time of social distancing, coupled with a resurgent dialogue around historic race depictions. The U.K.’s … Read more

‘Love in the time of the crown’: Disney’s series on the pandemic to premiere in August

Nhemz via Shutterstock Freeform, a television network owned by Disney, will launch a series on the pandemic of coronavirus, because it is the last thing we needed in 2020. The coronavirus pandemic is leaving its mark in different ways around the world. What was perhaps not expected (or at least not so soon) was a … Read more

Zimbabwe: ZDF Vaccinates For Residents

THE Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) has embarked on an outreach mass Covid-19 vaccination of members of the public as it complements Government efforts to accelerate vaccination in order for the country to achieve herd immunity. The programme is part of the ZDF Community Assistance Week ahead of the ZDF Day commemorations set for next Tuesday. … Read more

“I was not a fan of Margaret Thatcher, but my God, she would have led from the front on the coronavirus”

Hugh Bonneville isn’t impressed with Boris Johnson’s handling of the pandemic, but I’m surprised to find out who he thinks would have done better. (Rex Features) Hugh Bonneville isn’t impressed with Boris Johnson’s handling of the pandemic, but I’m surprised to find out who he thinks would have done better. “Let’s face it, decision making … Read more