Impressive in IMAX, ‘The Wizard of Oz’ makes Blu-ray 3D debut


You can breathe a sigh of relief: 3D hasn’t tarnished the most iconic film of all time.

Netflix loses nearly 1,800 streaming titles

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Did you hear that Whoosh noise this week? That was the sound of almost 1,800 Netflix streaming titles vanishing from their online library.

Nook HD tablets get more video content


So much for reading on your Nook, Barnes & Noble has announced content deals with major studios including Lionsgate, MGM, and Paramount Pictures that will make it hard to get to the latest NY Times Best…

Amazon Instant Video adds EPIX movies to Instant Video


Here’s some great news for Amazon Prime members. The company has announced that members can now watch movies from EPIX channel which includes titles from Paramount Pictures, MGM, and Lionsgate. This means recent titles such as…

Dish gets online distribution rights to Epix


Dish Network, who just won the bid to purchase bankrupt rental service Blockbuster, has acquired online distribution rights to Epix films. Epix, a joint venture between Paramount Pictures, MGM and Lionsgate, distributes such blockbuster films as…

The Hobbit production starts


It’ll be a long, long time before the first Peter Jackson ‘Hobbit’ film hits theaters – so long you can almost feel your life passing by waiting. But according to E! Online production has started on the scheduled two-part epic which is set to release in late 2012 – approximately a year and half away.

Bond 23 back in production!


Industry pubs report the next James Bond film, “Number 23,” will start production later this year. The film is slated for release on Nov. 9, 2012 — a year that will celebrate the anniversary of 50 years…

MGM files for bankruptcy protection


The studio that canceled the latest James Bond film last summer due to financial trouble, but along with along with Warner Bros and New Line Cinema recently gave the green light to start production on Peter…

Warner Bros goes abroad to discuss The Hobbit


In the ongoing saga about where The Hobbit will be filmed, Warner Bros along with New Line representatives have gone to New Zealand to discuss union troubles and tax incentives with prime minister John Key. Greetings…

Peter Jackson will direct 2-part Hobbit in 3D


An official announcement from Warner Bros. names Peter Jackson as the director of a 2-part 3D production based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel The Hobbit. Jackson, who is a co-producer, also wrote the screenplay along with Fran Walsh,…

The Hobbit not out of the Shire yet


Studios back Peter Jackson, but production still delayed by MGM. It’s hard to imagine that a film like The Hobbit, with a built-in audience just waiting to be taken back to middle-earth and the land of…

New James Bond film cancelled


This one’s going to hurt. The latest James Bond film has been cancelled due to financial problems. Production on the film (referred to as Bond 23) was postponed back in April 2010 due to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s problems…

Comcast, MGM launches VOD action channel

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Cable television provider Comcast will be rolling out a new action based VOD channel with studio MGM this week, The Associated Press reports. The channel named “Impact” will have 20-30 titles every month featuring action movies…