How's this for mixed messages? DVD sales and rental revenue has grown 11% so far this year and the number of households with a DVD player is expected to grow 14% by the end of the year.
The animated zoo animals of DreamWorks' "Madagascar" made a monkey out of DreamWorks/Paramount "War of the Worlds" at the international box office last weekend. CGI pic "Madagascar" pulled in $31…
Mexican telcos are bowing a mass of mobile entertainment to boost take-up of their cell phone services.
The question of DVD opening weekends has become especially pertinent at DreamWorks Animation, where a massive homevideo opening weekend in November followed by big returns in the winter for "Shrek 2"…
Review: ‘Disneyland 50th Anniversary — Mickey Mouse Club: The Best of Britney, Justin and Christina; The Best of the Original Mickey Mouse Club’
All you really need to know about the changes in kiddie programming over the past 50 years are readily apparent upon viewing this "Mickey Mouse Club" DVD doubleshot.
An underdog movie if there ever was one -- even a video release was in doubt -- "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" defied expectations to spawn a sequel and a quintissential slacker dude persona star…
Bypass the Joan Allen-Mike Binder admiration society on "The Upside of Anger" commentary and head straight for the disc's warm yet frank making-of featurette. Binder says he wrote the script, about…
Large-screen exhibitor Imax has sealed a deal for an Imax 3-D day-and-date release of CGI-animated film "The Ant Bully." Pic, featuring the voices of Nicolas Cage, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep and…
Legal online music still trails far behind piracy, but record companies are latching onto the relatively good news that iTunes and its ilk are growing faster than the illegal competition.
Universal specialty film arm Focus Features is getting into the animation biz, backing Tim Burton-produced "9," from helmer Shane Acker. Based on Acker's short of the same name, surreal fantasy takes…
Turns out there's a dark side to the geeks. At last week's San Diego Comic-Con, where nearly every studio put on a major presentation to woo an estimated crowd of more than 100,000 fanboys, pirated…