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Amazon Is Taking Pre-Orders For ‘Arrested Development’ Season 4 DVD

Arrested Development: Season 4 appears to be coming to DVD in the near future. The season debuted as a Netflix original last May. Amazon is now accepting pre-orders for the season, but no release date is given. The price is $20.99. No official announcement has been made so far. This wouldn’t be the first Netflix original to hit DVD. House …

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Netflix To Give DVD Service A Little Rebranding

Netflix just released its earnings report for Q4, and DVDs are still contributing what the company considers “roughly stable” profit at $110 million for the quarter. The company’s DVD business is the foundation on which the company is based, but is rarely discussed these days as the streaming side of things has taken over. Netflix still has 6.9 million DVD …

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Black Sabbath: New DVD and Guitarist Alive and Well

Today’s Lesson: Tell your rocker friends immediately to never make a “Get Well” song about you. Black Sabbath, the English rock band led by Ozzy Osbourne, have been thrashing since 1968. After a long hiatus, they released Live‚ĶGathered in Their Masses this year on November 26th to great reception. This recent release follows up their comeback studio album entitled 13. …

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‘Orange Is The New Black’ Season 1 DVD Release Date To Be Announced

While the release is still to be announced, you can rest assured that Netflix’s Orange is the New Black: Season 1 will be coming to DVD. If you don’t subscribe to Netflix, but you’re curious about what all the hype is about, this applies to you. It also applies to you if you do subscribe to Netflix, but only the …

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Amazon Is Not Above Suggesting Users Watch A Netflix Original

Amazon and Netflix have become direct competitors in the online streaming video content space. Netflix is on a roll with its original shows, and Amazon is following suit (though it won’t be releasing entire seasons of shows all at once in Netflix fashion). But Netflix wants a wider audience for its shows beyond its own members, so it is releasing …

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House Of Cards Season 1 Hits DVD, Blu-Ray On Tuesday

The first season of Netflix original hit House of Cards hits DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday. Now people who aren’t subscribed to Netflix (and those who only subscribe to the DVD part of the service) will be able to watch the show that got so many people talking. The DVD list price is $55.99, with Blu-ray running $65.99, though Amazon …

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Domino’s Creates A DVD With Pizza Smell As Part Of New Ad Campaign

Domino’s is no stranger to odd and bizarre marketing stunts. It’s latest – a DVD that smells like a pizza – may be one of its strangest (and most brilliant) yet. Creativity Online reports that Domino’s Brazil has teamed up with ten video retal stores in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro to cover popular DVDs with a thermal ink …

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Mad Men Season 5 DVD, Blu-Ray Release Date Is 10/16

Mad Men Season 5 will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray, and for digital download on Tuesday, October 16. AMC says in a blog post, ” The AMC premiere of Season Five was the most watched Mad Men episode ever, up over 21% from the previous season premiere. Mad Men continues to establish itself as one of the most honored …

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Netflix Earnings Report Includes Return To Profitability

Netflix released its Q2 earnings report today. Domestic streaming revenue was up to $533 million from $507 million the previous quarter. International streaming revenue was up to $65 million from $43 million the previous quarter. Domestic DVD revenue was down to $291 million from $320 million the previous quarter, and global revenue was up to $889 million from $870 million …

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Disney May Adopt 28-Day Waiting Period For Redbox

For those of you wonder where John Carter is on Redbox, you may be shocked to find out the the company who made the film, Disney, has gone the way of Universal and Fox to wait 28 days after the film is released on DVD to make wholesale copies available to Redbox. Universal and Fox (and now, Disney) have disagreed …

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Blu-ray and DVD Will Now Come with Unskippable Piracy Warnings

Blu-Rays and DVD’s will now come with a mandatory FBI and Homeland Security warning, arstechnica is reporting. The US government came out with two new copyright notices that are intended to warn and educate people on the horrors of piracy. The biggest change to these warnings is the emergence of the Immigrations & Customs Enforcement (ICE) as a major department …

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Death for DVD, up with Streaming Video [Infographic]

Although physical DVD’s are still bringing in a lot of revenue for movie studios, they are slowly joining the ranks of Betamax, VHS, and Laserdisc. We all know it’s coming, in todays online streaming video world, DVD’s are the tools of dinosaurs. There’s a lot of factors contributing to fall of DVD, but certainly a couple main reasons are cost …

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