Paramount is in!

April 27, 1998 // 0 Comments

Isn’t it funny? Only yesterday I published my commentary on Fox’s and Paramount’s hold-out on the DVD platform and imagine what comes in first things this morning? A press-release from Paramount stating that they have finally committed to DVD. Yes [...]

Independence Day on DVD?

April 23, 1998 // 0 Comments

Something really interesting showed up on the Internet Usenet group this morning. Someone posted screenshots from what looks like a DVD version of “Independence Day”. Now, the interesting thing about this is that “ID4” is a Fox Home Video release [...]

NetFlix open online rental store

October 10, 1997 // 0 Comments

DVD was receiving a big boost today by NetFlix, which is supposed to finally take the last barrier to the widespread adoption of the DVD platform. In a press conference organized by “Bender, Goldman & Helper”, Mark Randolph, CEO of a young [...]

Warner announce low-cost DVD Rental Program

October 9, 1997 // 0 Comments

Warner Home Video are currently preparing a DVD Rental Program for all their distributed labels, including MGM Home Enter- tainment, New Line Home Video and HBO Home Video. This counter-attack to DIVX’s planned rollout later this year should help to [...]

New titles from Amazing Fantasy

October 8, 1997 // 0 Comments

Amazing Fantasy Entertainment have announced their next slate of DVD releases, due somewhen during May/June. We will announce exact release dates as soon as they become available. The release schedule contains the following Full Moon titles Head Of The [...]

Amblin pulls the plug

October 7, 1997 // 0 Comments

Here’s the story as reported by the Hollywood Reporter 10/6/97. Amblin balks on DVD; “Jurassic” lost to format While most studios have been falling in the DVD line lately, Amblin Entertainment has taken a step back just as Universal Studios Home [...]
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