Tag Archives: video on demand

Top Ten Movies-On-Demand Titles Week Ending April 15, 2012

HollywoodNews.com: The top ten movies-on-demand titles based on consumer transaction rate. Movies-on-demand are transactional (pay-per-purchase) films available through cable and telco providers. According to the company’s OnDemand Essentials service, the top ten most-viewed titles, per data collected from April 9, 2012 through April 15, 2012 include: Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for[...]

Top Ten Movies-on-demand Titles Week Ending March 11, 2012

HollywoodNews.com: Rentrak Corporation today announced the top ten movies-on-demand (VOD) titles based on consumer transaction rate. Movies-on-demand are transactional (pay-per-purchase) films available through cable and telco providers. According to the company’s OnDemand Essentials service, the top ten most-viewed titles, per data collected from March 5, 2012 through March 11, 2012[...]

“Tower Heist” offered on Video on Demand 3 weeks after theatrical debut

HollywoodNews.com: It could be a game-changer or could just be an irrelevant blip (it’s so hard to tell sometimes). The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Universal has announced a (very) limited test run with offering premium-priced Video On Demand for Brett Ratner’s all-star caper comedy Tower Heist (trailer)[...]

James Cameron supports theater owners in VOD debate

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Theater owners found a powerful ally in their ongoing struggle against the major Hollywood studios and their push for a new, premium video-on-demand (VOD) service. James Cameron, whose larger-than-life visions need to be seen on the big screen, prepared to throw his weight behind the largest theater chains[...]

SXSW comedy trying unique distrib model

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Surrogate Valentine,” which will screen as part of the South By Southwest Film Festival later this month, is attempting something different when it comes to distribution. Tiger Industry Films, the boutique production and distribution collective, today announced its release plan for “Valentine,” which will open via movies-on-demand[...]

Gareth Edwards’ “Monsters” releases alternative poster

HollywoodNews.com: Gareth Edwards’ “Monsters” has just released a new alternative poster for the sci-fi film that hits Video On Demand, iTunes, Xbox Live, Playstation Marketplace, Amazon and Vudu on September 24 and theaters on October 29th. Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A[...]

Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood” nabs September DVD release date

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood,” which cast “Gladiator” star Russell Crowe in the leading role, will arrive on DVD and Blu-ray on Sept. 21, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The releases will feature the theatrical film, as well as a never-before-seen unrated director’s cut of the movie.[...]