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The Media Play News Podcast

Apr 28, 2022

This week we look at the fallout from Netflix's Q1 earnings and streaming platform news.

We also cover release dates for steelbook special editions for Cabin in the Woods, Grease 2, the restored release of Charles Bronson's Violent City, and more.


Cabin in the Woods by John Latchem

Grease 2 by Stephanie Prange

Apr 25, 2022

This month, Media Play News traces the history of digital distribution, including electronic sellthrough, digital rental, and streaming. Beginning 25 years ago with the launch of DVD, the evolution of how we consume media has led to the present-day ubiquity of streaming.

Childhood Imagination by Homie Cat is

Apr 19, 2022

This week are reviews for Moonfall and the remastered release of 1967's In the Heat of the Night. We then cover a trio of thriller genre physical releases, The Batman physical release, and new shows coming to streaming.


Moonfall by John Latchem

In the Heat of the Night by Thomas K. Arnold

Naomi Watts Thriller...

Apr 15, 2022

This month and next, Media Play News is celebrating 25 years of digital entertainment with two back-to-back special features.

This is an extended interview with Bob Chapek, CEO of Disney from Part One. Media Play News Publisher and Editorial Director Thomas K. Arnold gets insight into Disney's early days in...

Apr 12, 2022

This week we review Spider-man: No Way Home and the 4K remasted Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

Afterwards we recap streaming and physical release announcements for The Batman, Licorice Pizza, and many more features.

Spider-Man: No Way Home by John Latchem -