Sony willing to expedite movies to DVD, Blu-ray

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Sony willing to expedite movies to DVD, Blu-ray.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/03/BcKv0D.jpg[/newsimage]Sony Pictures understands the market is changing and may be willing to alter how long it takes before a movie is released on DVD or Blu-ray.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/sony-willing-to-expedite-movies-to-dvd-blu-ray-27246/](http://www.myce.com/news/sony-willing-to-expedite-movies-to-dvd-blu-ray-27246/)


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umm last year was the biggest box office year ever… DVD has only been around for 10 years? People bought video tapes before, but not like they did DVD’s. How could the movie industry, while raking in box office cash, now rely on dvd sales?

its pretty obvious that with dvd’s being out so long, alot of people have built up their collections, and just buy new ones as they come out. CD’s suffered the same problem, when people upgraded from vinyl and cassette. (yes i know it can be disputed that cd is an upgrade from vinyl).

this is why record companies try to introduce new meda every so often, so they can resell their old catalogs.

The DVD market is oversaturated… the format so popular, that almost anything can be found on it, and movie companies dropping prices to ridicously low prices to compete with other products.

I imagine they’d want to promote bluray so they can get people to buy old movies again. But the fact they are now depend on DVD sales to turn a profit, when box office revenues are record breaking… is a wtf? shouldn’t DVD have been gravy… at what point in the last 10 years did movie companies become reliant on it?


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[QUOTE=Zod;2502105]the fact they are now depend on DVD sales to turn a profit, when box office revenues are record breaking… is a wtf? shouldn’t DVD have been gravy… at what point in the last 10 years did movie companies become reliant on it?[/QUOTE]Around the same time the RIAA became reliant on legal battles with 90yr old grannies, and 4yr old children. :iagree:

Who cares about DVD’s?
When are the Bluray’s available … and more to the point … on piratebay?

J/K.
ROTFLMAO.


#4

About time. DVD sales should really happen the week after the movie leaves the theatre. Why do they make us wait so long? Makes no sense to me.


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The movie theaters want the DVD/Blu-ray release window to be as long as possible. They are afraid that shorter release windows will lead to less people going out to the movie theater, as they might just opt to wait a week and get the disc copy for viewing at home instead.


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[QUOTE=Blu-rayFreak;2502226]The movie theaters want the DVD/Blu-ray release window to be as long as possible. They are afraid that shorter release windows will lead to less people going out to the movie theater, as they might just opt to wait a week and get the disc copy for viewing at home instead.[/QUOTE]
They should be selling the uber-super-dooper-theatre special edition blurays & DVDs as you leave the theatre :iagree:

If it’s a great movie … people will watch it on the big screen even if someone they know has a DVD/Bluray.
If it’s crap, no-ones gonna buy the dvd/bluray anyway :stuck_out_tongue:


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[QUOTE=Blu-rayFreak;2502226]The movie theaters want the DVD/Blu-ray release window to be as long as possible. They are afraid that shorter release windows will lead to less people going out to the movie theater, as they might just opt to wait a week and get the disc copy for viewing at home instead.[/QUOTE]
I agree, here the box office movies runs for one whole month. Box office movies were released in CD’s after 3 to 4 months.