Posts Tagged ‘Digital’

15 Icarus Films Titles Now Streamed on MUBI

Seven Chris Marker films, Tilda Swinton, Edward Said and more! – 15 releases from Icarus Films now streaming online via MUBI

The Hollywood Reporter: Period between DVD, VOD releases shrinks

By Georg Szalai The window between the average movie’s DVD and VOD releases has shrunk to just five days, down sharply from the 30 to 45 days that were common a few years ago, according to BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield, who on Thursday chastised studios for mismanaging release windows. Most movies are already being released […]

The Wrap: We’re in the Grips of a Media Pricing Frenzy

By Johnnie L. Roberts Welcome to the age of re-priced media. From the theatrical box office to every new platform of digital publishing and video entertainment, signs of  fundamental pricing change are increasingly evident across the media economy. And if the frenzy is unprecedented, the catalyst for it is also without parallel—a wave of new media-friendly […]

Slate: The Digital Download Is Dead

How Google’s music-streaming venture will change the gadget and entertainment worlds forever. By Farhad Manjoo While the iPod has come to symbolize the digital music age, it’s iTunes that’s allowed Apple to control the musical marketplace. iTunes has a nice interface, it’s easy to learn, and it’s ubiquitous—it ships with every Mac, and it’s one […]

New York Times: In Mobile Age, Sound Quality Steps Back

By Joseph Plambeck At the ripe age of 28, Jon Zimmer is sort of an old fogey. That is, he is obsessive about the sound quality of his music. A onetime audio engineer who now works as a consultant for Stereo Exchange, an upscale audio store in Manhattan, Mr. Zimmer lights up when talking about […]

What Is Netflix Up To?

Note that Netflix is also removing from the film detail pages (all together, or burying) the interactive and social networking aspects of their web site, e.g. Friends feature, Top 10 Lists, etc., and removing the  list of 5 films that people who liked this film also liked, etc? I have a nascent theory, but what […]

Demand dips for online films

By Matthew Garrahan, The Financial Times Published: February 28 2010 Hollywood’s hopes for a future built on digital film downloads have been severely undermined by research showing cooling consumer demand for movies online. The film industry was banking on digital distribution eventually replacing the income it generates from sales of DVDs, which have been in […]

JPMorgan Said to Raise Almost $700 Million for Digital Theaters

Feb. 6 (Bloomberg) – JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised almost $700 million to equip the three biggest U.S. theater chains with digital screens and projectors that can show 3-D movies, according to a person with knowledge of the plan. Digital Cinema Implementation Partners, a collaboration between Regal Entertainment Group, AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. and Cinemark […]

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