10 Ways Blu-ray Is Letting Movie Lovers Down

10 Ways Blu-ray Is Letting Movie Lovers Down

Studios have had nearly six years to perfect the manufacturing, packaging and selling of Blu-rays, yet they’re still having trouble getting it right. The dwindling amount of movie lovers out there who still buy their movies in physical form — rather than rent or stream them — put up with quite a few customer-unfriendly practices. [More]

Beware The Worst Blu-rays Of The Year So Far

Beware The Worst Blu-rays Of The Year So Far

Blu-ray geeks rave about 1080p picture resolution, lossless audio and the high capacity of the discs, but upgrading old DVDs to the high-definition format doesn’t always make sense. Sometimes studios rush out discs without giving them the proper care, either replicating a standard-definition release or eliminating features entirely. [More]

Blockbuster CFO Has Left The Building

Blockbuster CFO Has Left The Building

With the countdown clock still ticking on what many see as Blockbuster Video’s inevitable bankruptcy filing, comes news that the once-great movie rental company’s Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice-President (one guy, two titles) stepped down over the weekend. [More]

Walmart Move Could Render DVD Sales DOA

Walmart Move Could Render DVD Sales DOA

The Wall Street Journal reports Walmart is cutting back DVD displays as part of its effort to appeal to “higher-end” (read: Target) shoppers.