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…
Artisan Entertainment has picked up video distribution rights to Mattel's recently announced video premiere title "Barbie in the Nutcracker."
The first Disney-produced, direct-to-video sequel based on a pre-"Little Mermaid" cartoon feature, "Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure" isn't entirely successful at seamlessly blending classic…
Addressing the territorial rights management issues inherent in delivering video-on-demand via the Internet, Lions Gate Entertainment-backed CinemaNow.com has partnered with rights manager Digital…
In the midst of a tidal wave of awards programs that honor the same theatrical films and TV shows, Daily Variety sister publication Video Business has created the first comprehensive artistic awards…
Following is a list of Video Business Video Premiere Award winners for 2000 followed by nominees listed in alphabetical order: PRODUCTIONS Animated Video PremiereWinner: “Joseph: King of Dreams,”…
German video/licensing company VCL Film and Medien showed a sharp hike in revenues and profits in preliminary annual figures released Monday.
MGM Home Entertainment has partnered with Amazon.com in a first-of-its-kind deal under which the e-tailer will be the exclusive seller of 100 VHS titles from the MGM library at $7.99 each.