Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment Feb. 12 announced that Universal will handle international distribution for Paramount’s Blu-ray Disc and DVDs, beginning July 1 in the United Kingdom.
Cinedigm Feb. 12 filed a lawsuit against Gaiam Inc. regarding its $51.5 million acquisition of Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment (GVE) in 2013, according to a regulatory filing. Cinedigm is also pursuing separate arbitration with Gaiam on the matter before the American Arbitration Association.
Independent distributor Cinedigm Feb. 12 said strong winter holiday disc sales helped narrow its third-quarter (ended Dec. 31, 2014) net loss nearly 80% to $2.3 million, compared with a loss of $10.4 million during the previous-year period. Revenue dropped 11% to $31.2 million.
After making the audience wait 20 years for a true sequel to 'Dumb and Dumber,' the Farrelly brothers have delivered a reasonably funny film that does just enough to satisfy fans of the original. (Street Date 2/17/15)