Kiwi film and video distributors are celebrating tougher rules restricting the parallel import of DVDs or videos of movies until nine months after the titles' release.
Initial publicity paid off big time for Apple as users downloaded more than 1 million copies of its iTunes for Windows software within three days after it launched. In the same period, company sold…
Radio broadcasters lost a round in court recently when they asked that royalty exclusions that apply to over-the-air broadcasting also apply to Webcasting.
Vivendi has sold its mobile-media division Moviso, which distributes ring tones and other content to cellular service providers, to technology services company InfoSpace for $25 million.
Last month, "Los Olvidados," Luis Buñuel's 1950 classic, was added to the UNESCO Memory of the World Register, the second film named to a list that includes the Gutenberg Bible. Now Televisa is…
Consider it a low-tech compromise for a high-tech problem. Oscar campaigners are breathing a tentative sigh of relief after the MPAA decided last week to allow studios to send out VHS videocassettes…
Even devout Coen Bros. nuts could be forgiven for feeling neutral upon the 1996 release of their breakthrough Midwestern opera of murder and fanatical politeness. Now, thanks to MGM's Special Edition…
Two decades ago, critics said hello to "Scarface" with all the warmth that Al Pacino, playing Tony Montana, the Cuban-born cocaine sultan of the film's title, dispatched disloyal associates and…
Frightfests come no better than old dark-house chiller "The Haunting." Helmer Robert Wise's fever dream of a film, prominent among batch of genre titles dusted off by Warners, serves to remind an…
Under assault from consumer groups, MPAA topper Jack Valenti Thursday defended the implementation of the broadcast flag, a new federal reg aimed at blocking Internet piracy of digital entertainment.