Troma, purveyors of such unusual and fitfully crass entertainments as "Toxic Avenger" and "Sgt. Kabukiman," are off on a different and difficult rocky path with the animated Japanese kidpic "My…
The final chapter has been written in a 10-year legal feud between eight Hollywood studios and a Palm Springs resort that began when the hotel started renting videos to its guests.
Orion Pictures has revamped its marketing department and its revenue-generating homevid division and created a special markets position for Betsy Caffrey to mine the 750-title library for potential…
Polygram Video will be riding out Gramercy Pictures' debut feature "Posse" to kick off its homevideo rental division next fall.
Having lassoed four major Academy Awards and helped revive a nearly dormant genre, Clint Eastwood's revisionist Western "Unforgiven" will be released on homevideo by Warner Home Video July 7, backed…
The Video Software Dealers Assn. has announced that Buena Vista Home Video will again host the opening night gala of the org's 12th annual convention July 11-14 in Las Vegas.
Disney's $ 200 million-plus smash "Aladdin" will go out on homevideo on Oct. 1, accompanied by an ambitious marketing plan. Bill Mechanic, president of Buena Vista Intl., also announced the company's…
Longtime employee Ben Grant has retired from Universal Pictures Feature Distribution department after 24 years in various capacities at the company. Grant was most recently manager of the…
The homevid bow of "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York" will be given a $ 16 million rollout by FoxVideo, which will team with three major sponsors for the July 27 sell-through release. The videocassette…
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Deutsche Grammophon has released the John Corigliano/William M. Hoffman opera "The Ghosts of Versailles" on laserdisc and VHS in advance of its audio release.