Talk about late fees. A North Carolina man March 23 was arrested for failing to return VHS movie rental — 'Freddy Got Fingered,' starring comedian Tom Green — 14 years ago, according to WSOCTV.com. The misdemeanor crime is subject to a $200 fine.
In the many format changes the home entertainment industry has experienced since the advent of the videocassette more than three decades ago, there have always been hiccups, causing pundits to opine that the business is in trouble, even doomed. But consistently, the industry has rallied during that change and continued to serve the home entertainment consumer. The industry this year has embarked on yet another format change in Ultra HD.