The number of movies released in the nascent Digital VHS format will more than double early this year, with home entertainment units of Artisan and Universal adding a dozen mostly high-profile titles…
Lions Gate has bought back video distribution rights to nearly two dozen of its biggest titles from Universal Studios Home Video, including "Affliction," "Gods and Monsters" and "American Psycho."
Here's an unlikely Hollywood pitch: a $25 million biopic about a guy who died 2,000 years ago, shot in two languages that have been dead nearly as long, with no subtitles.
Robert Lantos has acquired a 50% stake in North American indie distributor Thinkfilm.
Teutonic film group Constantin has picked up German-speaking theatrical, video and DVD to "(T)Raumschiff Surprise -- Periode 1," a "Star Trek" spoof from "Manitou's Shoe" helmer Michael Herbig.
Taking an unpredictable turn in the season's wide-open race for feature honors, the Producers Guild of America has opted mostly for large-scale and high-grossing releases as nominees for its best…
As home entertainment continues to tighten its grip on all facets of the movie industry, New York production and financing shingle Hart Sharp, producer of Golden Globes picture nominee "Nicholas…
Netflix, the 4-year-old online DVD service, trimmed its net loss and bulked up on subscribers as it continued to prove the viability of its overnight DVD mail order rental service.
"The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" had a epic night at the DVD Premiere Awards, taking home five trophies Tuesday, including the award for overall new extra features (new release).
The ironies of show business don't get much better than this. The DVD Entertainment group gave Warren Lieberfarb the DVD Visionary Award on Thursday -- three weeks after he was fired by Warner Home…