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Spielberg is lowering his guard

September 16, 1998 // 0 Comments

After much speculation regarding the announced DVD release of “The Mask Of Zorro”, today “The Hollywood Reporter” issued a comment directly from Spielberg’s side. It makes clear that the director is indeed starting to see DVD as an opportunity [...]

Gone With The Wind – a look at the cover

September 14, 1998 // 0 Comments

Once again we have been able to catch an early glimpse at one of the most anticipated releases coming to DVD. On the left you can see the cover of the upcoming “Gone With The Wind” DVD, which will be released by MGM Home Entertainment on October 27 in [...]

The Mask Of Zorro is coming to DVD!

September 14, 1998 // 0 Comments

Despite information we received last week, Columbia Home Video today announced the upcoming release of their summer blockbuster The Mask Of Zorro on DVD today. On December 1, Columbia will release the title day & date on VHS, Laserdisc and DVD! The [...]

Republic Entertainment shut down!

September 12, 1998 // 0 Comments

We have just found this article from Variety Magazine, which states that Aaron Spelling has finally shut down Republic Entertainment. Here’s the article for your convenience. By Benedict Carver HOLLYWOOD (Variety) – Several months after ceasing [...]

Netflix and Sony hook up for special offer

September 10, 1998 // 0 Comments

In an effort to broaden the DVD message to millions of new consumers, Sony Electronics today announced an innovative marketing program with NetFlix.com, the world’s first online DVD rental store. The new electronic commerce program includes an exclusive [...]

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 [...]
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