I Can Do Bad All by Myself, the latest Tyler Perry comedy from Lionsgate, topped the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart its first week in stores, while the critically acclaimed Summit Entertainment drama The Hurt Locker debuted at No. 1 on Home Media Magazine’s rental chart for the week ended Jan. 17.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment Jan. 20 said it would make available for the first time on DVD a series rare catalog titles spanning six decades that consumers can order online through Amazon’s CreateSpace on-demand service.
Google Inc.’s You Tube social video site Jan. 20 said it will begin offering online movie rentals of five independent films screening at the Sundance Film Festival, which runs Jan. 22 to 31, according to an online post.
Citing an underperforming holiday season, Blockbuster Inc. Jan. 20 for the second time revised downward fiscal-year 2009 (ending Jan. 31) pre-tax earnings projections to a range of $195 million to $205 million.