Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy leaving Amazon Prime (Angel has already gone)

Buffy The Vampire Slayer fans be warned — it looks like the show is leaving Amazon Prime later this month (around the 19th) There’s nothing like a binge watch of a familiar favourite show, and we’re sure Buffy The Vampire Slayer is dear to many Cultbox readers. BUT. If you want to watch your favourite stories … >

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Hotel Transylvania: Transformania

Hotel Transylvania: Transformania going straight to Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime is grabbing Hotel Transylvania: Transformania in a deal with Sony said to be worth $100 million Hotel Transylvania: Transformania is the fourth film in the successful family-friendly franchise, but with no vaccine for 12 year olds, Sony is taking an alternate route to its audience. First reported by Variety, the first three films have … >

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Lockdown viewing

Lockdown viewing — Ofcom reports on what we watched in 2020

As Britain is (we trust) approaching the end of this phase of the pandemic, the latest Ofcom report tells us about out lockdown viewing habits Ofcom has published its annual report, Media Nations 2021. It’s a wealth of information on our viewing and gives a UK perspective on the global evolution of viewing habits. We walk … >

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Streaming one billion subscriptions

One Billion subscriptions and counting — the continued rise of streaming

There are now over one billion subscriptions to streaming services worldwide according to the Motion Picture Association Each year the Motion Picture Association produces a state of the industry report, and the latest for 2020 (it’s 63 pages but quite readable) can be downloaded and studied. Of course any industry trends were trampled on by COVID-19, … >

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Britbox on Prime

BritBox on Prime from spring 2021

From spring 2021 you will (in the UK [for now]) be able to get BritBox on Prime In the UK (though we wonder if this is a first step) you will be able to get BritBox on Prime from the coming spring. It’s not free, but will work like the other channels also available on … >

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Tom Moran writes The Devil's Hour

Tom Moran to write The Devil’s Hour for Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime has commissioned a six-part series The Devil’s Hour from Hartswood films, to be written by Tom Moran Announced at 3:33 am on the 3rd day of the 3rd month (UK time), The Devil’s Hour tells the story of a woman who wakes up every night at exactly 3.33AM, in the middle of the so-called devil’s hour … >

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Doctor Who: The Witchfinders leaked on Amazon

Amazon Prime users who bought the season pass for Doctor Who Series 11  and who attempted to stream the seventh episode of the series, Kerblam! were surprised to find that they were instead given a preview of the eighth episode, The Witchfinders. The Witchfinders is not due to air until Sunday, November 18. So I … >

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