Is it another Betamax or another Napster? That was the question Tuesday before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena, as attorneys for the film and music industry argued that the legal…
Travis F. Smith: A Wide 'Net
HBO is capitalizing on the growing profile of its brand in the U.K. by releasing its telepics direct to DVD, before they are sold to local broadcasters. Movies such as "Hysterical Blindness," "Live…
"Lost in Translation" has found how to have its cake and eat it, too. Crix-lauded pic -- which has drawn an Academy Award nomination for best pic and three other Oscar noms -- will be maintained in…
It was a strong holiday season for most in the vidgame industry, but publisher Atari missed out on the fun, posting disappointing earnings in line with a warning it put out last week.
Another "Star Wars" film is getting ready for release, which means it's time for another round of leaked footage on the Internet followed by cease-and-desist letters from Lucasfilm.
Add the Multiband OFDM Alliance to the list of noncatchy-named groups promoting a technology standard to spur home networking.
The online video-on-demand business is taking another step forward in its capabilities as the five-studio joint venture Movielink is adding the option to extend Internet film rentals beyond the…
High-definition net INHD has lined up a slew of deals to broadcast forthcoming special events such as the NBA All-Star Game and E's Oscar coverage.
Karey Burke and Bill Wrubel will exec produce with Jamie Tarses and Matt Tarses the NBC comedy pilot that David Schwimmer will direct. Wrubel wrote the script with Matt Tarses. They were omitted from…
Blockbuster announced on Friday that it will be shutting down in Hong Kong. Blockbuster, the publicly traded video rental unit of global entertainment giant Viacom, says it will close its 24 stores…