Federal regulators have pulled the plug on an Internet-based movie investment scheme allegedly touting ownership of "New Horizons," a pic that the scammers claimed would have toplined Tom Cruise and…
Universal Interactive said Tuesday that it plans to bow several new vidgame franchises for multiple gaming platforms based around Bruce Lee, the Thing and "Jurassic Park" as part of its vidgame…
Internet research and measurement firm NetRatings has called off its planned $71 million acquisition of rival Jupiter Media Metrix, due in part to scrutiny from the Federal Trade Commission…
A federal arbitration panel on Wednesday made history by setting a proposed royalty rate for songs broadcast on the Internet, setting up a new revenue stream for labels and artists that is sure to…
MGM Home Entertainment has inked two deals with online video-on-demand players, signaling that the studio considers the Internet is a strong distribution platform for its pics.
"Moulin Rouge," the lone best picture Oscar nominee available on homevideo, rose 160% in DVD sales from the week prior to the nominations, sparking retailers to increase re-orders of the title by…
Hollywood has urged the Bush administration to redouble its efforts to stop piracy in foreign markets, even if that means withdrawing trade benefits or imposing economic sanctions.
With the narrative drive of a live-action feature and the imaginative leaps of East Asian manga, Japanimation B.O. phenom "Spirited Away" is an out-and-out charmer.
The Indian government is simplifying its policy for media content imports. From April, films on videotape, compact disc, laserdisc and digital video disc will be allowed into the country without most…
RealNetworks has inked a deal that will put paying subscribers of its RealOne service in the driver's seat during NASCAR races.
In Japan, 2001 could be called the Year of Records. Both local pics and Hollywood blockbusters set new highs, and a whopping 163.28 million tickets were sold, 20.6 % more than in 2000.