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Digital and Disc Can Play Nice

January 12, 2010
By : Stephanie Prange
From the Editors

Theaters, Blu-ray and digital delivery serve different needs, and they can and will coexist.



Blu-ray Hits a Magic Price Point

December 17, 2009
By : Stephanie Prange
From the Editors

Whether boding well or ill for the business in the long run, the Blu-ray Disc hit that magic $10 price point (and under) en masse over the Thanksgiving weekend.



A Long-Awaited Industry Gathering

November 12, 2009
By : Stephanie Prange
From the Editors

Last week’s Blu-Con 2.0 brought together the home entertainment industry, which hasn’t convened en masse for more than a year — and perhaps for good reason.



An Impressive List of Women

October 27, 2009
By : Stephanie Prange
From the Editors

Home Media Magazine has unveiled its 2nd annual honorary list of Women in Home Entertainment who are helping to drive and direct the home media business.



When Will They Stop Blaming DVD?

October 13, 2009
By : Stephanie Prange
From the Editors

I’ve been in this industry long enough to remember when it was a sort of backwater for the theatrical business.



The More Things Change …

September 28, 2009
By : Stephanie Prange
From the Editors

I’ve been with this magazine for more than 15 years and I often marvel at the way many things have changed — and even more at the way they haven’t.



What a Long, Strange Trip

September 28, 2009
By : Thomas K. Arnold
From the Editors

As our 30th anniversary comes upon us, it’s hard to believe we’ve been around that long, but we’ve grown up with the home entertainment industry and, quite honestly, it’s hard to imagine life before home video.



Is It the $1 Rental That Drives Kiosks?

September 22, 2009
By : Stephanie Prange
From the Editors

While the kiosk business has been around for several years, it has really stepped into the spotlight this year.



DVD Is Getting a Bad Rap

August 31, 2009
By : Thomas K. Arnold
From the Editors

If you believe the mainstream media, you’d think declining DVD sales were to blame for global warming, California’s budget crisis, the swine flu pandemic and the apparent failure of President Obama’s health care reforms.



I’m Feeling Studio Lawsuit Déjà Vu

August 25, 2009
By : Stephanie Prange
From the Editors

Veterans of the video industry may be feeling déjà vu when they mull the recent Redbox lawsuits against the studios.






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