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admin@ng2000.com 11-30-2006 06:52 PM

Regal to stand firm on movie, DVD window
 
http://www.ng2000.com/news.php?tp=dvd

The "window" between a movie's theatrical release and its DVD release
will keep shrinking, but the top U.S. movie theater chain will take
strong measures to ensure it never collapses, Regal Entertainment Group
Chief Executive Michael Campbell said on Wednesday.


Geena Phillips 01-19-2007 07:38 AM

Re: Regal to stand firm on movie, DVD window
 
admin@ng2000.com wrote:
> http://www.ng2000.com/news.php?tp=dvd
>
> The "window" between a movie's theatrical release and its DVD release
> will keep shrinking, but the top U.S. movie theater chain will take
> strong measures to ensure it never collapses, Regal Entertainment Group
> Chief Executive Michael Campbell said on Wednesday.



What "strong measures?" Is Campbell threatening to hold his breath until
his face turns blue? I work in this business, and I can tell you: NOBODY
has less say in what the movie studios do than exhibitors. The studios
will do EXACTLY as they please, and the theatres (including chains like
Regal) will bend over and TAKE IT.

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