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Jan 26, 2016, 13:27 ET
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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment & Scholastic Donate 20,000 Books to Be Distributed by Save the Children

On the heels of the Goosebumps movie release on Blu-ray™ and DVD, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) has joined together with...

Jan 25, 2016, 13:15 ET

Goosebumps Virtual Reality Experience App Launches On iOS And Android

Take a wild ride with R.L. Stine (Jack Black) on your mobile device with the Goosebumps Virtual Reality Experience app debuting today from Sony...

Jan 15, 2016, 20:46 ET

Watch Hotel Transylvania 2 Monsters Bring Lots of Love to Children Coast to Coast

The stars of Sony Pictures Animation's record-breaking comedy hit Hotel Transylvania 2 traveled to special stops in cities across North America to...

Jan 05, 2016, 12:00 ET

The Walk Virtual Reality Experience App Launches On iOS And Android

 Experience the thrill of Philippe Petit's legendary high-wire walk between the Twin Towers with The Walk VR Experience App debuting today from...

Nov 10, 2015, 12:30 ET
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Unveils First 4K Ultra HD Discs

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Unveils First 4K Ultra HD Discs

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) today announced the studio's first releases in the next-generation 4K Ultra HD™ Disc format, which...

Jan 13, 2015, 13:59 ET
Guest Designers John Lithgow, Alfred Molina and Ira Sachs design the Love Is Strange Bow Tie Collection for Tie the Knot, in support of marriage equality. LOVE IS STRANGE is now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD.

"Guest Designers" John Lithgow, Alfred Molina and Ira Sachs Team Up with Tie The Knot

 Writer/Director Ira Sachs and Love is Strange stars John Lithgow and Alfred Molina, have teamed up with Tie The Knot as guest designers,...

May 08, 2014, 19:41 ET
Hitler Album donated to NARA as The Monuments Men film arrives on Digital (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)

Monuments Men Foundation & Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Commemorate V-E Day at U.S. National Archives

 At a ceremony today at the U.S. National Archives in Washington, D.C., Monuments Men Foundation Founder and Chairman Robert Edsel...

Jan 07, 2014, 13:05 ET

Let The Hungover Games Begin

What's the best hangover cure? Catch the crew whose odds are so not in their favor.  The Hungover Games, a parody of The Hangover and The...

Dec 16, 2013, 06:00 ET

One Direction Sell Out Stadiums Across The US This Summer On The WHERE WE ARE 2014 World Tour

Global superstars One Direction have made chart history with the release of their third studio album MIDNIGHT MEMORIES, topping the charts around...

Dec 09, 2013, 16:34 ET
One Direction: This Is Us "Global Viewing Party" Unites Fans Around the World on Dec. 20. One Direction: This Is Us Debuts on Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack with Digital HD UltraViolet(TM) Dec. 17  (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)

One Direction: This Is Us "Global Viewing Party" Unites Fans Around the World on Dec. 20

 On Dec. 20, 1D fans all over the world will be able to join together to re-live the...

Dec 09, 2013, 15:32 ET
The Baggett family poses with Smurfette and Clumsy at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.  (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)

"THE SMURFS 2" BRINGS HOLIDAY CHEER TO THE TROOPS

 Celebrating our U.S. troops, Sony Pictures Animation (SPA) and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) announced today that the company is...

Nov 26, 2013, 12:00 ET
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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Wraps It Up This Gift-Giving Season With eGift on VUDU Powered by Movie eWrap

 What other gift can make you laugh, cry and keep you on the edge of your seat? Only movies can, and this holiday it is easier than ever to...

Oct 23, 2013, 03:01 ET

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and VUDU Launch "VUDU Extras+," a New Interactive Movie-Watching Experience

 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) and VUDU, Walmart's subscription-free video streaming service, are delivering a new, enhanced way for...

Sep 25, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Acquires Worldwide Home Entertainment Rights to Angry Birds Toons

 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) announced today that they have acquired worldwide home entertainment Blu-ray and DVD rights...

Aug 06, 2013, 12:00 ET
Sony Pictures Animation to debut all-new Smurfs mini-movie, "The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow," available on DVD September 10th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.  (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)

The World's Most Beloved Little Blue Creatures Will Embark on a New Spooky Adventure this Fall...

The beloved Smurfs are back for some Halloween fun in THE SMURFS: THE LEGEND OF SMURFY HOLLOW™, an all-new animated mini-movie...

Feb 12, 2013, 06:06 ET

SMALL APARTMENTS The New Comedy from Award-Winning Director Jonas Akerlund, Starring Matt Lucas, Billy Crystal, Juno Temple, Rebel Wilson, James Caan and Johnny Knoxville

 Comedy has never been so wacky as in the new film SMALL APARTMENTS featuring Matt Lucas (Alice in Wonderland, Bridesmaids, TV's "Little...

Dec 11, 2012, 12:00 ET

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Takes the "Ho Hum" Out of Holiday Gifting with its UltraViolet Digital Movie Gift Store Powered by Movie eWrap

This holiday, do away with rolls of wrapping paper, tape and high shipping costs with the launch of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment's (SPHE)...

Dec 13, 2011, 21:39 ET
Smurfs Clumsy and Smurfette are joined by actor Anton Yelchin who voiced Clumsy. (PRNewsFoto/Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)

The Smurfs™ Honored With Historic Handprint Ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theatre

Papa Smurf, Smurfette and Clumsy Smurf from Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation's The Smurfs ™ were honored today with a...

Mar 10, 2011, 14:37 ET

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Launches My Daily Clip™ App for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment today announced its My Daily Clip™ App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is available on the App Store. The...

Mar 09, 2011, 18:05 ET

Discover the Root of the Global Financial Catastrophe in the Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD and Release of 2010 Academy Award® Winner for Best Documentary Feature Inside Job

College students will get a chilling look into what is considered the country's worst economic downturn since the Great Depression with Academy...