Warner Brothers will end its distribution of DVDs in South Korea as of December 31 of this year, according to a Bloomberg report. The final DVD title to be released in that country will be the "The Dark Knight" on November 11. The proximate cause of the move is the rampant piracy from illegal downloading. … Continue reading The Future of Home Movies Arrives in South Korea
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Just a few days after the announcement that Sony Corp. agreed to buy all of Sony BMG Music Entertainment -- a move which evidences Sony's appreciation of the value of media content -- the New York Times features an article on Time Warner with a similar "content is king" message. But beneath the similarities … Continue reading Time Warner: It’s All About Content
Warner Brothers Entertainment today announced that the company plans to release high-definition movies exclusively in Blu-ray format beginning this spring, which comes as a major blow to the competing HD DVD camp. Only two major studios -- Universal Pictures and Paramount Pictures -- are now providing high definition content exclusively in the HD DVD format, … Continue reading Warner Backs Blu-Ray: The Beginning of the End of the High-Def Format Wars?