Although not yet in the top 25, Disney's "Pinocchio" managed to muscle its way into the Daily Variety/VideoScan sell-through data even before its March 23 official release date.
The Federal Communications Commission has approved Bell Atlantic Corp.'s bid to become the first regional Bell telephone company to deliver films and other video programming over phone lines.
"Where the Red Fern Grows,""The Wild Pony,""The Eyes of Amaryllis,""The Point" and "On Golden Pond" are the first five titles to be distributed by Live Home Video via "Family Home Entertainment…
The Italian government is finally cracking down on rampant audiovisual piracy following widely publicized warnings last month from Motion Picture Export Assn. of America chairman Jack Valenti of…
January 1993 -- Blockbuster purchases 35% of Republic Pictures Corp. for $ 25 million in cash and stock-- a 10% premium -- giving it direct access to an extensive film library.
Sell-through homevid outfitGoodTimes Home Video confirmed this week that outgoing Turner Home Entertainment exec Martin Weinstein is coming aboard -- as executive vice president heading up a new…
Yesterday's chart on Oscar nominations for the top-grossing pix of '92 listed an incorrect total for TriStar's "Basic Instinct." Film nabbed two nominations.
The U.S. Anti-Piracy Office of the Motion Picture Assn. of America reported a 1992 increase of 75% in the number of criminal charges filed against suspected video and cable pirates in 1992.
Twentieth Century Fox and James Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment will release a special edition of "The Abyss" in Los Angeles and New York on Feb. 26.
Gotham-based distributor Milestone Films has acquired two short fiction films made by Alfred Hitchcock in 1944 that were banned and have remained unseen for nearly 50 years.