because Wacko Warner is running Warner Bros. these days

Netflix subscribers will have to wait 28 days to rent Warner Bros.’ latest DVDs and blu-rays, according to the Associated Press. Or because someone thinks people who couldn’t be bothered to haul ass out to the multiplex to catch a flick won’t be perfectly content to wait a month for the DVD on Netflix. This … more…

question of the day: Is Redbox going to kill Hollywood?

I’ve got a piece up over at Film.com about Redbox, the buck-a-day DVD rental kiosks you may have seen around your town in supermarkets and drugstores. Hollywood is terrified of Redbox’s success and is trying to hobble the company’s service: Warner Home Video and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment… are demanding that Redbox hold back … more…

I love my new Roku

That’s the little settop box that lets you stream stuff from Netflix and Amazon Unbox. I’m streaming old episodes of All Creatures Great and Small from Netflix as we speak. Oh my god, Peter Davison was adorable when he was 12…