Sky Movies to Rebrand as Sky Cinema in July, 4K Content Coming

Sky has this morning announced that it is to rebrand its Movies offering in the UK and Ireland to Sky Cinema. The service, which is now 27-years-old, will undergo some major changes this summer, with the company's head of content Gary Davey promising a brand new look, a fresh approach and additional functionality. Read More >>

Star Wars Marathon Coming to Sky and Now TV

You'd think it was impossible, but just this week I found out that two of my close friends have never seen any of the Star Wars films. What are the odds on that? Read More >>

Sky Store Unlocks Sky’s Film Archives for Everyone

Anyone with an internet connection and £3.49 to their name is now able to access Sky's archive of on-demand films, with its Sky Store service now flogging the rights to stream the likes of Man of Steel and The Wolverine instantly over the web. Read More >>

Disney Channel Bouncing onto Sky Go Tonight

Sky is about to add its Disney Channel to the list of those accessible through its Sky Go streaming web and app solution, meaning you'll never be more than a few clicks away from some awful moralising cartoon product. Read More >>

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Sky’s Bagging Early Access to the New Star Wars and Marvel Films

Hidden deep within a release about a relatively mundane announcement of Sky's new Disney Movies Channel, there's a small titbit makes all the difference in the sci-fi-loving world: "including new movies from Lucasfilm, and also Marvel Studios features". Sky's bagged a Disney movie channel and with it, early access to Iron Man 3, Avengers and the incoming JJ Abrams Star Wars movies. And that's huge. Read More >>

A Whole Channel Dedicated to James Bond — Why the Hell Not?

Bond's been pretty busy of late, what with driving the gorgeous DB5, getting shot off a train, and escorting the Queen on her Olympic skydive, but now he's getting his very own channel. Read More >>

BSkyB’s Arse Saved by Netflix and LoveFilm in Movie Distribution Monopoly Investigation

The long-running investigation into BSkyB's possible monopoly of film services in the UK is over, with the Competition Commission finding that Sky doesn't have an unfair stranglehold on distributing Hollywood blockbuster movies in the UK, thanks in part to the new wave of digital streaming services. Read More >>