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After Paramount unceremoniously dropped Blu-ray from its HD plans, at least for a while, we've been waiting for the other shoe to drop. While this might not affect things in the U.S., European distributor -- and so far HD DVD only -- StudioCanal has apparently released Blu-ray box art for its upcomi

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HD DVD has finally touched down in Europe with the release of Toshiba's HD-E1 HD DVD player. For all intents and purposes identical to the second generation HD-A2 recently released in the U.S. it carries an MSRP of £450 and of course shares the HDMI 1.2 connector, slim design, 1080i output and

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Quick: Who has the third largest film library in the world?Now if you didn't cheat and read the title then you may have been like me and never heard of StudioCanal until five minutes ago. If you have, the fact that this French distributor has just announced they are releasing 30 HD-DVD titles in the

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Former Miramax heads Harvey and Bob Weinstein have decided to join Universal in exclusively supporting Toshiba's HD-DVD format. Our friend Warren Lieberfarb (he of the "Sony is using tactics from the Art of War" statement) is a consultant to their distribution company, Genius, so this is n

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