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Pirates Seem To Love Box-office Duds

30th September 2013

Seeming to lend some credence to the theory that many people will pirate movies that they wouldn't pay good money...

How Much Does Hollywood Earn From Digital Releases?

16th September 2013

Although the studios release a wealth of information publicly about how their movies perform at the box office -- estimated...

Fox's Epic Debuts In First Place On Home Video Charts

29th August 2013

20th Century Fox's animated Epic sold more DVDs and Blu-ray Discs than any other home video release last week, according...

Olympus Has Fallen Rises To Top Of Video Charts

22nd August 2013

Olympus Has Fallen , the first of the White-House-invaded-by-terrorist movies -- White House Down came later -- has landed at...

Movie Reviews: Planes

9th August 2013

It coulda been better -- that's the general consensus of critics in their reviews of Disney's Planes. Bruce DeMara in...

Home Video Pulls Out Of Slump

6th August 2013

The down-trending home-video market, a worrisome factor for all of the Hollywood studios in recent years, is showing signs of...

Pbs To Issue $100 Downton Abbey Boxed Set

30th July 2013

PBS's broadcasts of the first three seasons of Downton Abbey, produced by Britain's ITV, drew more viewers than any other...

Despicable Me Won, Too

11th July 2013

All those tens of millions of dollars that went into the marketing of Despicable Me 2 have redounded to the...

Jack The Giant Slayer Slays Home-video Competition

27th June 2013

Warner Bros.' Jack the Giant Slayer took over first place on the home video sales charts last week. That pushed...

Cloud Atlas Debuts At No. 1 In Home-video Sales

23rd May 2013

It was a disappointment at the domestic box office, where it earned just $27 million despite generally enthusiastic reviews, but...

Digital Home-video Releases Boosting Studio Profits

9th May 2013

eleasing movies for digital download before they hit stores and rental outlets as DVDs and Blu-ray Discs may be reversing...

Django Unchained Stays Chained To First Place In Sales, Rentals

2nd May 2013

For the second week in a row, Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained remained the top-selling home video release, according to Nielsen...

Dreamworks Animation Battles Back With The Croods

1st May 2013

DreamWorks Animation, battered in the previous quarter by disappointing ticket sales for its Rise of the Guardians, has staged a...

High Frame-rate Tv Shows On Pirate Website

29th April 2013

A handful of TV broadcasts shot at the ultra-high-definition 60-frames-per-second rate, have been turning up on the Pirate Bay BitTorrent...

The Bible: Already Out On Home Video

8th April 2013

In what is perhaps the fastest turn-around from TV series to home-video release in history, 20th Century Fox Home Video...

Theater Owners Ask "Where Did Everybody Go?"

10th September 2012

In the third-worst weekend at the box office since 2000, not a single film managed to crack the $10-million mark,...

Theaters Experience Labor Day Blues

4th September 2012

With many young moviegoers preparing to return to school or college during the same week, Labor Day generally produces the...

Dvd Buyers' Hunger For The Hunger Games Isn't Sated Yet

30th August 2012

For the second week in a row, Lionsgate's The Hunger Games dominated DVD and Blu-ray Disc sales. It also topped...

24 Minutes To Be Restored To U.k. Version Of The Shining

24th August 2012

For the first time, all 144 minutes of Stanley Kubrick's The Shining , starring Jack Nicholson, will be shown in...

Wwe Star John Cena To Star With Scooby Doo

16th August 2012

WWE superstar John Cena is teaming up with Scooby Doo for a new animated film.The grappling icon will appear in...

Each Major Dvd Seller Will Have Exclusive Hunger Games Set

15th August 2012

It's getting so that home video releases are being sold like mattresses -- each major retailer being given its own...

Warner Bros No More Direct-to-dvd Movies

14th August 2012

Given the fall-off of DVD/Blu-ray sales, it now no longer makes sense for a studio to produce movies that bypass...

Nolan's First Two Batman Movies Return To Video Charts

26th July 2012

Moviegoers who were planning on taking in The Dark Knight Rises , the finale of director Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy,...

Olympics Likely To Bury Other Media

26th July 2012

The Olympic Games are likely to hit video store rentals, online streaming sites, and movie theaters hard, analysts have suggested....

Halle Berry Injury Will Not Be Investigated By Health And Safety

19th July 2012

An injury that Halle Berry received whilst on the set of 'The Hive' has not been deemed serious enough to...

Kourtney Kardashian Almost Named Girl Mila

18th July 2012

Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick almost named their child Mila.The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star and her boyfriend of...

U.k. Film Censors To Expand Video Reach

12th July 2012

Britain's film censorship board intends to begin rating home video categories that have previously been exempt from them. Describing its...

Home Video Underpinning British Film Industry

6th July 2012

In the U.K. home video sales -- in particular, sales of physical DVD and Blu-ray discs -- account for the...

Sherlock Holmes Sequel Remains Top Dvd Seller

28th June 2012

Sherlock Holmes A Game of Shadows held on to the top spot on the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert DVD and...

Sherlock Holmes Sequel Debuts Atop Video Charts

21st June 2012

Warner Bros.' Sherlock Holmes A Game of Shadows shot up the DVD and Blu-ray charts last week, debuting at No....

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