A major spat over film rental terms for "Cliffhanger" between its distributor Columbia and the Hoyts Theaters chain is sending shock waves through the exhibition sector and could change the dynamics…
Capitalizing on the building interest in anything having to do with dinosaurs after the success of "Jurassic Park," Paramount Home Video announced that initial orders for its "Prehysteria" have…
Charlton Heston will receive the Video Software Dealers Assn.'s Presidential Award for sustained creative achievement July 14, the closing night of the org's 12th annual convention in Las Vegas.
The largest anti-piracy action in the history of the Motion Picture Assn. of America has seen the seizure of more than 19,000 pirated videocassettes and the arrest of six individuals.
Warner Home Video is set to release Michael Douglas starrer "Falling Down" on Aug. 11.
During the month of May, nearly 60,000 videocassettes, allegedly copied illegally, were seized by federal, state and local authorities who were assisted by reps of the Motion Picture Assn. of America…
Pacific Bell, a unit of Pacific Telesis Group, unveiled enhancements to its new advanced broadcast video service on Tuesday.
The Video Software Dealers Assn. has tapped its annual Retailer of the Year nominees. Winners will be honored at the Homer Awards banquet July 14 in Las Vegas, closing night of the org's convention.
As a means to boost sell-through of "City of Joy," Columbia TriStar Home Video is packaging the pic with older titles that celebrate the nation of India, including David Lean's "A Passage to India."…
A.I.P. Home Video has decided to appeal an arbitration award given to two independent filmmakers over the distribution rights to the film "Neurotic Cabaret."
Paramount Pictures will be releasing a slate of 50 titles for the Philips CD-I interactive player in time for Christmas.