Thomas K. Arnold


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Redbox Sues Fox Over DVD Delay

TV / Video

NEW YORK Redbox Automated Retail has filed suit against 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment over the studio’s decision to impose a 30-day delay on making its new DVD releases available [...]

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Blu-ray Player Sales Soar

TV / Video

LOS ANGELES Despite the down economy, first-quarter sales of stand-alone Blu-ray Disc players in the U.S. rose 72 percent from the first quarter of 2008, according to The NPD Group’s [...]

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‘Iron Man’ Sets Home Video Release

Digital

“Iron Man,” at $315 million the second-highest theatrical grosser of the year, will be released Sept. 30 on DVD and Blu-ray Disc, Paramount Home Entertainment is expected to announce Friday. [...]

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High-Def DVD Battle Heats Up

Brand Marketing

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment worldwide president and Blu-ray Disc proponent Bob Chapek on Tuesday blasted the rival HD DVD camp for prolonging the format war when it [...]

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DVD Sales On the Rise

Brand Marketing

LOS ANGELES When 2006 began, fearful studio executives were still reeling with the first down sales year in DVD history. They were anxiously looking for salvation, and hoping to find [...]

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Retailers in Video Pact

Brand Marketing

NEW YORK Wal-Mart and Blockbuster said they would begin selling video downloads over the Internet, entering a potentially lucrative business that has thus far been dominated by exclusive online sellers [...]