Monday, August 26, 2019

DISNEY MAY BECOME MEMBER OF 28-DAY-DELAY CLUB

June 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Walt Disney Studios may be about to join other studios that withhold their movies from kiosk operators Redbox and Blockbuster Express for at least 28 days after they are released for sale. Home Media magazine observed on its website Tuesday that Disney has no formal contract with Redbox and may be experimenting with the 28-day […]

DISNEY REPORTS SOLID QUARTER — DESPITE JOHN CARTER

May 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

That $300-million John Carter bomb that brought down Rich Ross, the head of Walt Disney Studios, turned out not to be the disaster that many analysts had reckoned it would be. According to the Disney Co.’s quarterly report, the company wound up with a 21-percent increase in profit during the quarter to $1.14 billion, from […]

JOHN CARTER BOMB CLAIMS DISNEY STUDIO CHIEF

April 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Disney Studios chief Rich Ross has been ousted following the failure of John Carter, regarded as the costliest flop in Hollywood history. The studio plans to take a $200-million write off on the picture. Although not referring directly to the damage that occurred on his watch, Ross did acknowledge in his letter of resignation, “I […]

FEDS RAID ALLEGED PIRATE WEBSITES

July 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In what appeared to be a massive, unprecedented raid on websites showing pirated movies, federal authorities including more than 100 agents on Wednesday shut down several sites offering downloads of recent films, saying that they had engaged in “criminal theft of American movies.” Sites affected by the crackdown included TVShack.net, PlanetMoviez.com, ThePirateCity.org, NinjaThis.net and Ninjavideo.net. […]