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New titles from Manga Entertainment

July 17, 1998 // 0 Comments

Under their Palm Pictures label, Manga Entertainment have today announced the release of Dancehall Queen on DVD on August 25. It is Jamaica’s newest reggae film sensation and the highest grossing film in Jamaican history. The film boasts a soundtrack by [...]

Full Moon unveil release dates

July 16, 1998 // 0 Comments

Full Moon pictures have finally announced a release date for some of the titles that had been announced by us quite a while ago. Coming from Full Moon on September 29, are Curse Of The Puppetmaster and Parasite, which is Demi Moore’s first film; a [...]

MGM repackage more catalog titles

July 13, 1998 // 0 Comments

With their September 29 release line-up of Carrie, Leviathan, Logan’s Run, Lord Of Illusion and Westworld – see our VSDA report for more details – MGM have also announced re-packaged versions of the Clint Eastwood classic Hang ‘Em High and [...]

New Image titles announced

July 7, 1998 // 0 Comments

Image Entertainment have just unveiled their September line-up of DVD releases, including many, many anime films, such as Babel 2, Crimson Wolf, Lupin III and Project A-Ko. Their impressive lineup also contains classic movies, such as Criterion releases [...]

Buena Vista move into Europe… with Disney classics

July 6, 1998 // 0 Comments

Buena Vista have today announced their DVD distribution plans in Europe, covering 30 regional territories, including the Middle East, Africa and the former Soviet Union. Teaming up with Warner Home Video, Buena Vista intend to release 100 titles from Walt [...]

Tai Seng sign up with Macrovision

July 2, 1998 // 0 Comments

Hong Kong movie specialist Tai Seng Marketing have signed a two year agreement with Macrovision. Tai Seng will employ Macrovision’s copy protection for their upcoming domestic DVD releases to avoid unauthorized copying of the discs to VCR. The copy [...]

New Disney releases are on the way

July 2, 1998 // 0 Comments

Buena Vista have just announced their DVD releases for October. Slated to hit the shelves on October 13, here are the four titles you will see – The Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas, The Santa Clause, Kundun and Deep Rising. All titles [...]

Hewlett Packard offers free movie rentals

July 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

Hewlett Packard Company announced a promotion whereby buyers of HP Pavilion PCs with DVD-ROM drives can rent three movies of their choice for free. In teaming up with Netflix for this promotion, HP customers can rent the movies from the Netflix.com [...]

A new publisher enters the market

June 30, 1998 // 0 Comments

Today, Sterling Home Entertainment have entered the DVD market with the release of Postmortem, starring Charlie Sheen and Shelter. Sterling Home Entertainment is a newly launched home video distributor of leading independent motion picture production [...]

Warner prepare major European rollout

June 29, 1998 // 0 Comments

Pleased with their initial efforts in Europe, Warner Home Video have just announced today that they will start a major DVD rollout of 25 new titles on September 25, following them up with an additonal eight to ten titles every month. Warner is also [...]
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