Tag Archives: Video

Oscars Race: 282 films in contention for 2012 Best Picture Oscar®

Two hundred eighty-two feature films are eligible for the 2012 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. To be eligible for 85th Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight, December 31, and begin[...]

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[...]

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[...]

Starz CEO responds to Netflix breakdown

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Netflix subscribers continue to recover from the news that Starz Entertainment was walking away from the video streamer, meaning hundreds of titles could be pulled from the service when their contract ends on Feb. 28, 2012. Starz president and CEO Chris Albrecht issued a statement regarding[...]

Robin Wright may enter Netflix’s “House of Cards”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Netflix’s intriguing new original series “House of Cards” continues to add solid actors to its growing ensemble. Robin Wright is the latest to potentially join Kevin Spacey in the political thriller that’s based on a British miniseries, THR reports. David Fincher plans to direct the premiere[...]

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[...]