Palm Pictures/sputnik7 has acquired Doug Pray's club DJ documentary "Scratch." The pic will move through Palm's theatrical and DVD-homevideo distribution, and sputnik7's digital and Web distribution…
Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment has inked a production deal with online gamemaker WildTangent to create original properties for the Web sites of its upcoming pics. Deal also includes an…
Some epics improve over the years, others wither on the vine; Fox's 1963 "Cleopatra," splendidly revived on DVD in its original theatrical version of 243 minutes (plus music), has curiously hung in…
Slowly but surely, legit homevideo distribs and merchants are gaining a foothold in a market that traditionally has been dominated by pirates.
George Stevens Jr. confided prior to a recent rare theatrical screening of "The Greatest Story Ever Told" that he hoped his father's massive rendition of the life of Christ might yet one day find its…
Studios can clearly envision home delivery of movies, where viewers can get any film they want, anytime they want, with the click of a button on the remote control.
Is there a bigger bottom line opportunity for studios with VOD?
As if to remind younger Academy voters that Roman epics didn't start with "Gladiator," Warner Home Video goes the whole digital hog with the big daddy of them all, "Ben-Hur." It's the first of a…
The vid release of USA Home Entertainment's "Traffic" has been moved up by two weeks to May 29. Amazon.com had been touting a June 14 release date and taking orders for the video since striking a…
The new millennium has been a boon for fans of Alfred Hitchcock movies. Two of the director's pics -- "The Birds" and "North by Northwest" -- were released on DVD in elaborate special editions last…