RTL Group's Munich-based distrib Universum has set up an anime division to handle its growing home entertainment catalog of animated product, including Hayao Miyazaki's "Howl's Moving Castle" and…
Warren Lieberfarb, the former Warner Home Video prexy who helped pioneer the DVD market, has joined the board of digital media publishing firm the Platform.
Electronic Arts has made one videogame deal to rule them all. Vidgame publisher has signed a pact with New Line Cinema extending its rights to make games based on "The Lord of the Rings" franchise…
Mitch Feinman has been tapped for a newly created VP position at Fox Mobile Entertainment.
Arts Alliance Media has acquired a controlling stake in Swedish online DVD rental company Boxman; it already holds a majority stake in U.K. service Lovefilm.
John Malone's Liberty Global has inked an agreement to buy one of the largest broadband operators in Romania, continuing Liberty's expansion across Central and Eastern Europe.
They may not be well known Stateside, but these two 1967 skeins played a key role in the development of British sketch comedy. Monty Python, Terry Jones explains in one of the bonus interviews, "was…
Preston Sturges was one of the true geniuses of American film -- his slim output included six amazing films in four years (1941-44) -- yet most of his films are still unavailable on DVD. Criterion's…
Containing no extras, Disney's "Vintage Mickey" is a simple affair, with nine fine shorts from the main mouse. Funnier and cuter than a lot of the talking-animal product put forth today, there are…
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…