Brian Lowry - Tuning In
Confidently, Chiyo Yanagida pushes buttons on the remote control. The TV in front of her displays a menu with initial options, including 17 channels and video-on-demand (VOD), the latter grouped in…
In the 1920s, Hollywood didn't know how to sell horror pics -- a barely tested known commodity in the U.S. -- so Universal touted "The Phantom of the Opera" with the tagline "Wild! Weird! Wonderful!"…
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Special Edition - Few horror films can match the unflinching, sadistic force of this low-budget 1974 triumph. Italian Job Gift Set - Two takes on this heist story differ…
When vid distrib Facets untied the legal Gordian knot that had kept "The Decalogue" largely out of general U.S. circulation since 1989, it confirmed to a larger audience what core enthusiasts already…
Atlantic Records rock band P.O.D. and Sony are partnering on the first combination CD and PlayStation 2 videogame release.
A format that some music industry execs are championing as the way to stem the tide of piracy, a combination DVD-CD, has received its first planned release. EnXnet and OneDisc Technologies have…
The broad strokes of a business model to support the widespread rollout of digital cinema systems are starting to come into focus.
Cablevision finally took the veil off its high-definition satellite platform late Tuesday, announcing that the soon-to-launch DBS platform will indeed be called Voom, featuring an exclusive package…
THX is getting into the vidgame business, launching a new certification program for audio and visual standards in games.
Rupert Murdoch's pending DirecTV buy is looking better all the time. General Motors' soon-to-be-sold satcaster on Monday upped its subscriber forecast for year's end thanks in part to big demand for…