Take an old film, tweak it with tech to seem like a new one, then release it on a hot distribution platform. That fueled the colorization fight a decade ago, when Ted Turner tried to tint…
For all the grumping about three-day box office for "The Matrix Reloaded" (which landed second in the record books behind "Spider-Man"), the pic can claim one definitive mark: best online sales ever.
It wasn't MTV's Video Music Awards, but that was precisely the idea behind creating the Music Video Producers Assn.'s own show in the first place, to honor those overlooked in the cabler's splashier…
Vidgame "Enter the Matrix" started almost as strongly as the movie on which it is based, selling more than 1 million units in its first week, and taking the No. 1 sales slot, said publisher Atari…
How DO they do this? Think of anything, some object. Now, go to this Web site and play 20 questions against the computer. The computer will likely be able to figure out exactly what it is you're…
Michael Moore will respond to critics who blasted his Oscar slam of President Bush on the DVD of "Bowling for Columbine," to be released by MGM on Aug. 19.
Roxio, the software maker that is planning to relaunch Napster, has promoted veteran multimedia-software exec Tom Shea to president and chief operating officer and tapped the head of recently…
The studios suffered their first loss this week in a campaign to extend state laws against cable and satellite TV theft to cover new forms of electronic distribution such as the Internet.
Newly formed Gotham-based video label Koch Lorber Films has acquired exclusive rights to release Fellini classic "La Dolce Vita."
German telco giant Deutsche Telekom is in talks with Disney for content as it gears up to launch a video-on-demand service at the end of the year.
Boffo B.O. isn't the only thing that's mind-bending about "Matrix: Reloaded" -- so apparently is the payday due the Wachowski brothers.