It's war in the online DVD rental world. It's a price war, that is, as Blockbuster responded to news that Netflix is cutting its monthly subscription fee to $17.99 by immediately undercutting its…
Toronto-based ThinkFilm has inked a deal with MGM Home Entertainment Group under which the MGM unit will handle video and DVD distribution of eight ThinkFilm theatrical pics in Canada.
Playboy Enterprises said Friday that it will consolidate its online, TV and DVD businesses into one unit, Playboy Entertainment Group, in a move that will eliminate 20 jobs.
Variety and three of its sister publications today launched the entertainment industry online job site VarietyCareers.com. The site will allow job seekers to post their resumes and apply for industry…
Starbucks is turning its fledgling music program into a grande, beginning a nationwide rollout of its Hear Music media bar that allows customers to listen to songs on computers and burn custom CDs.
When studio execs figure they have a film with real potential, Gary Arnold gets a call in Minneapolis. As senior VP of entertainment for Twin Cities-based Best Buy, Arnold sets the agenda for the…
Since DVD's introduction, the annual holiday-season influx of new users has guaranteed double-digit disc-sales growth. But with player penetration into homes nearly maxed out, studio officials wonder…
As homevid suppliers entered their big-money season two years ago, they joyfully touted a nifty new ancillary revenue stream -- putting TV shows on discs.
LA DOLCE VITA Released: Sept. 21Fellini’s ingratiating gem may not be his masterwork, but the restored version is a brilliant reminder of its glittery charms. This two-disc set comes with an intro by…
In the U.S., DVD's phenomenal growth has been driven largely by the convenience factor. Not only can they be purchased through a handful of huge retail chains like Wal-Mart, DVDs are also sold…
After a murky couple of years in which myriad formats were introduced, there's at least some "definition" as to what the next generation of DVD will look like and when it will appear.
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