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Dances With Wolves is coming to DVD

September 10, 1998 // 0 Comments

Courtesy of Image Entertaiment, Kevin Costner’s Academy Award-winning film is finally coming to DVD on November 18. Here’s Images official press release, which you can also find on their website. IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES DVD RELEASE OF KEVIN [...]

Armageddon confirmed!

September 10, 1998 // 0 Comments

Buena Vista Home Entertainment have just confirmed that a DVD version of this year’s summer blockbuster Armageddon is in production. Earlier this week reports from the Wall Street Journal indicated that the film would hit the streets day and date on VHS [...]

Philips and Blockbuster hook up for DVD rental

September 9, 1998 // 0 Comments

Philips Electronic and Viacom’s Blockbuster introduce a new program to boos interest and exposure for the DVD platform. The program will allow Blockbuster customers to rent DVD players and disks at some 500 outlets. While prices are not completely fixed [...]

The Exorcist Special Edition – a look at the cover

September 8, 1998 // 0 Comments

We are happy and proud that we are able to actually present you an exclusive early look at the cover of the upcoming Special Edition of Warner’s “The Exorcist”. We thought you might like to know what the 25th Anniversary Special Edition of this [...]

Akira Kurosawa passed away

September 6, 1998 // 0 Comments

The Associated Press newswire today reported the sad news of Kurosawa’s passing. TOKYO (AP) — Legendary Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa, whose work inspired a generation of directors both in Japan and in the United States, died at his home [...]

More details from the Moon

September 4, 1998 // 0 Comments

We have just received a list of special features to be included on he fourth disc of this monumental mini-series, brought to DVD by HBO later this year. 1. HBO’s Docking Station – This is a link to the web site that is only available via the [...]

Vidfilm expands DVD production

September 3, 1998 // 0 Comments

Sonic Solutions announced today that Vidfilm Services in Los Angeles has expanded its DVD production capabilities by adding additional DVD Creatorvideo and audio encoding equipment from Sonic Solutions. Since it began offering DVD services in February, [...]

Paramount sign up with Macrovision

September 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

Paramount Home Video have signed a multi-year agreement with Macrovision to copy protect 100 percent of theirs DVDs produced in the US and Canada. Paramount will also use the triangular “CP” (copyprotection) logo in a substantial amount of its trade [...]

DVD Express sign $6.6 mio deal with AltaVista

August 31, 1998 // 0 Comments

According to Variety magazine, DVD Express has inked a $6.6 million portal deal with Web destination site and popular search engine Alta Vista and One Zero Media, which provides entertainment-oriented content for the Website. The agreement gives DVD [...]

Details from the Twilight Zone…

August 31, 1998 // 0 Comments

As we had reported earlier last week, Panasonic is releasing a number of Twilight Zone DVD’s in the coming months. Today more strategic and content information became available in form of an official press release. Rare episodes of the legendary Sci-Fi [...]
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