01/19/2014, For decades, the film industry has relied on the 35mm film to capture and distribute their movies to cinemas around the world. However it looks like that will soon change as reports have surfaced, claiming that Paramount could be the first major studio to send their major movies to American theaters in digital format, and that future releases by the studio will all be in digital. While the digital format […]
11/28/2013, When it comes to video games being turned into movies, it is not often that blockbusters arrive on the silver screen. Rather, it is more or less the case of the movie bombing, while the game itself continues to make tons of money. Remember Mortal Kombat? How about Super Mario Bros.? Even Mario’s widespread appeal could not prevent a box office bomb. Well, Sony does have a pretty decent movie […]
03/21/2013, It is common courtesy to switch off your mobile phones during a movie, or at the very least put it on silent so as not to disturb other moviegoers. While the loud ringing and the subsequent talking on the phone is distracting, the brightness from your phone’s display can also prove to be annoying, especially if the film is shot in a rather dark location. However it seems that in […]
02/06/2013, If you’re a fan of the Hitman franchise, chances are you probably managed to catch the first Hitman movie which starred Timothy Olyphant. Whether or not you liked the movie, you might be interested to learn that a reboot of the Hitman movie has been announced and according to Deadline, Paul Walker of Fast and Furious fame will be taking on the role of Agent 47. Director Aleksander Bach will […]
12/16/2011, One of the perks about buying DVD or Blu-ray films is that you usually gain access to special features, such as director’s commentary or additional footage and sometimes even a behind-the-scenes special. Fox is now stepping up their offerings with the iTunes version of James Cameron’s Avatar digital download.
11/23/2011, Back in October we reported that Sony Pictures acquired the rights to make a movie out of the authorized biography of Steve Jobs, and there were speculations about the company getting Aaron Sorkin onboard to write the screenplay for the movie. According to the latest reports, the writer has been approached by Sony to write the screen play and he’s strongly considering it. Here’s what he had to say: “Sony […]
11/23/2011, If you’re not going anywhere this holiday season and you’re thinking of just staying at home, Google has got some good news for you. They have announced that twelve of its top movies on the Android Market will be available for rental at $0.99 each for the next two weeks. $11.88 to watch 12 new movies on your Android device, talk about a bargain! Unfortunately this deal appears to be […]
11/16/2011, If you have a penchant for making your own movies, but lack the actors, equipment and locations to shoot your masterpiece, you might want to give Xtranormal a shot. This simple to use online app lets anybody easily create animated movies with the use of their computer. All users have to do is login to the service, select a movie set, and start directing away! With a tagline like: “If […]
10/19/2011, So we know that the Angry Birds franchise will be further expanded with the presence of another bird, a movie (which Rovio obviously hope will be a hit) and a cookbook, although I am not quite sure whether the birds themselves will take too kindly to recipes that contain the use of eggs. Well, just how popular is this particular franchise, anyways? It seems that Angry Birds has been downloaded […]
10/19/2011, Great news for Netflix users with Android devices: the company today launched a new update for its Android app that expands the support of the app. It is now available for users in Canada and Latin America for the first time. It also includes support for all Android 3.x Honeycomb tablets (previously it was only restricted to smartphones and Honeycomb on selected tabets). In addition to expanding its reach, the […]
10/19/2011, Fans of the Angry Birds game, if you just can’t get enough of the game, Rovio will be stepping things up this Halloween with the addition of a new bird, whose image can be seen partially on the Angry Birds Facebook page. It is unknown what this new bird’s ability is just yet, but it is expected to make an appearance in the game’s Halloween edition, which will be launched […]
10/13/2011, So we know that Apple has launched iCloud, but beyond storing and syncing to your various Mac and iOS devices, there are rumors that suggest Apple may have bigger plans for iCloud, and looking into the possibility of streaming movies from the cloud to Mac or iOS devices, such as the iPhone, iPad or Apple TV.
10/07/2011, In some unsurprising news, it has been reported that Sony Pictures has struck a deal with the author of the authorized biography of Steve Jobs (to be released later this month) to obtain the rights to make a movie out of it. The author of the book, Walter Isaacson will be getting paid $3 million if the movie is produced, and is guaranteed $1 million even if it isn’t. Sony […]
09/30/2011, A couple of months ago, some of you might have caught the fan made video for a reboot of Mortal Kombat called Mortal Kombat: Rebirth. Well, the video was a hit, it gained a lot of attention, and a 9-episode web series (Mortal Kombat: Legacy) was spawned. Now, the director of the first video and the web series, Kevin Tancharoen, has been given the green light by Warner Brothers to […]