January 1993 -- Blockbuster purchases 35% of Republic Pictures Corp. for $ 25 million in cash and stock-- a 10% premium -- giving it direct access to an extensive film library.
Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. has taken another stake in Hollywood, this time in TV.
There was little movement on the Daily Variety/VideoScan Top-25 sell-through chart last week, but that may be the calm before the storm as key titles from Disney are about to be dropped and Orion's…
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MCA/Universal Home Video is buying chunks of television time to not only showcase -- but show --"The Little Engine That Could" to viewers in hopes of ensuring that the small-screen adaptation of the…
Homevideo may be the less glamorous cousin of the movie business, but in 1992 it demonstrated its status as the entertainment industry's most consistent performer.
New World's Ray Donahue, VP of international sales and acquisitions, and Barbara Mudge, director of sales, announced that they have signed three exclusive agreements for video output.
Marking a potential new working relationship between suppliers of theatrical films and homevideo distributors, Skouras Pictures and Paramount Home Video say they will work closely in theatrical and…
Death Becomes Her (MCA/U, $ 94.98) $ 3.04 62%
It made you laugh, it made you cry, but did it make you want to buy it? The future remains cloudy for the sell-through success of pix like "Fried Green Tomatoes."
Domestic Film DAILY
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Frozen1Daily: $2.1M Cumulative: $136.3M Disney -79.13%
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $500,820 Cumulative: $5.7M Relativity Media -58.71%