Japan has a new No. 1 movie at the domestic box office. The animated feature "Mononoke Hime" (The Phantom Princess) has passed "Nankyoku Monogatari" (Antarctica) to become the all-time leader among…
Toshiba Corp. last week said it will have digital videodisc read-only memory (DVD-ROM) drives on the market by September of this year and rewritable DVD random access memory (DVD-RAM) models out by…
The much-heralded advance of the digital videodisc (DVD) into the homes and minds of the world's electronics consumers may have hit a speed bump; and it's a bump that looks familiar to consumers and…
Citing industry consolidation of the video business, Spelling Entertainment Group's video rental unit has been shuffled to Paramount Home Video, it was announced Thursday.
Sony Corp. said Wednesday that it has applied for approval of a new optical disc format to an international standards body along with Philips Electronics NV and Hewlett-Packard Co.
Backed by a gargantuan marketing campaign, Universal Home Video will launch the homevideo of Steven Spielberg's blockbuster "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," on Nov. 4, just in time to fan the holiday…
A hefty $323 million writeoff at Blockbuster pushed its parent company, Viacom Inc., into a $210 million loss for the second quarter, it said Tuesday, compared with a $26 million profit a year…
Giving a push to the digital videodisc bandwagon, Universal Home Video has joined the DVD Video Group, the marketing association tubthumping for the freshly introduced homevideo medium.
The trend toward home viewing of films will accelerate in the U.S. over the next five years, according to research conducted by Veronis, Suhler & Associates, a New York investment banking firm.
In a bid to keep up with the tech-rich studios, a slew of indie film distributors have jumped on board the DVD bandwagon recently, announcing a full platter of behind-the-scenes and alternate-ending…
It's the dawn of the digital age and videotapes have begun to give way to new CD-size plastic discs known as digital virtual discs, or DVDs. But if your film's budget is not quite at the blockbuster…