Sony will use Gemstar's interactive program guide in its new Blu-Ray recordable DVD receiver, creating a TiVo-like capability with considerably more flexibility to take recorded programs and watch…
Rob Williams has been appointed manager of acquisitions at arthouse distrib Wellspring, completing the buying team led by Marie Therese Guirgis, promoted last month to head of acquisitions.
Struggling America Online will announce today a series of broadband initiatives it hopes will stanch the flow of subscribers to other high-speed Internet service providers.
Internet content syndicator Synacor said it has secured $6.5 million in Series C investments. Investors in the round included early backers Walden Intl. Investment Ltd. and Crystal Venture Capital…
Fall schedules now burst with drama pilots, but the format was dead in 1992. Sitcoms were manna for programmers -- "Cheers," "Full House" and "Murphy Brown" ruled -- while "Murder, She Wrote" and…
That Jean-Luc Godard was at the peak of his powers in 1963-64 is gloriously borne out in these two Criterion titles. While "Contempt" and "Band of Outsiders" are both steeped in the director's…
Two of the most intelligent, if less heralded, examples of epic religious filmmaking of the early '60s have received the beautiful-transfer-but-minimal-bonuses treatment from Warner Home Video.
WB's "Year of the Matrix" kicked off its U.K. launch in London on Thursday with senior VP Josh Berger outlining scribe/helmer brothers Andy and Larry Wachowski's plans for world domination in 2003.
Free peer-to-peer music file-sharing has become larger than the multibillion dollar recording industry with a growth trend that has become "fundamentally unstoppable," a media analyst told a state…
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Motion Picture Assn. of America topper Jack Valenti made it clear Wednesday that Hollywood's special wartime committee won't get in the middle of Washington's war with Iraq by helping sell America's…