J&M Entertainment

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Edited by Bob Fish, Nathanlogos, thehugetvfan and DogeGamer2015
Video captures courtesy of Eric S. and DudeThatLogo

Background: J&M Entertainment was a London-based film sales company that later ventured into film production. The company was named after its two founders, producer Julia Palau and distributor Michael Ryan. J&M was sold to Germany's IN-motion in 2000, and the rights to their films currently lay with Screen Media Films.

1st Logo
(August 14, 1987-October 4, 1995)

Nickname: "J&M"

Logo: On a black background, a gold colored "J&M" in a Macy's-esque font, arranged like this...


...fades in. Below, "Entertainment Presents" also fades in, and a blue flash occurs behind "J&M", then dies down, and "J&M" later shines as the logo fades out.

Variant: There is a version where the background is blue, and the logo is silver.

FX/SFX: The logo fading in and shining.

: A very majestic mystical synthesizer tune.

Music/Sounds Variant: On What's Eating Gilbert Grape? and the Amazon Prime print of Year of the Gun, among possible others, the logo is silent.

Availability: Rare. Seen on early international prints of Theodore Rex (1995), Iron Maze, and all prints of Exposure (AKA: A Grande Arte) (1991). Also found on the StudioCanal Blu-Ray of What's Eating Gilbert Grape?, streaming prints as well as the UK Screenbound & U.S. MVD Rewind Blu-Rays of The Return of Swamp Thing, the Hemdale VHS of The Princess and the Goblin, a Brazilian VHS of Tales from the Darkside: The Movie, and older Hulu/Netflix viewings of A Chorus of Disapproval. May have also appeared on foreign prints of The Running Man, The Monster Squad, The Thin Blue Line, Ironweed, Pastime, Freddie as F.R.O.7, Nightbreed, Hunting, Coupe de Ville, Warlock, Light of Day, Zits, Nobody's Fool (1986), Julia and Julia, Playing for Keeps, Creator, and The Girl in a Swing, among others.

2nd Logo

(September 15, 1995-June 1, 2000)
J&M Entertainment - CLG Wiki
Nickname: "New J&M"

Logo: We see a granite J as the camera panning upwards, then fade to the lower side of & and M while the camera panning to the right, and fade to the top side of the latter two letters. Finally, the whole logo zooms out and coloring itself from blue granite to gold.

FX/SFX: The logo passing by and coloring itself.

: A majestic synthesized fanfare. Sometimes it's silent.

Availability: Seen on international prints of An American Werewolf in Paris
, A Boy Called Hate, The Leading Man, House on Haunted Hill (1999), and Mute Witness, among others.