09/27/2011, Remember the trailer for the zombie game, Dead Island, which was deemed too controversial by some folks? Well, the game has been out for awhile now, but as many who have played the game would realize by now – it’s nothing like the cinematic trailer that was released back in February. Well, for those of you who were hoping for the cinematic experience, we’ve got some good news.
09/23/2011, Blockbuster, the once popular video rental service, filed for bankruptcy earlier this year and was snapped up by Dish Network but since then we haven’t heard much about it – until now. Dish Network and Blockbuster has sent out an invitation to the media, informing them about an important announcement that will be happening later today. Taking place in San Francisco at 1PM EST, the event will be related to […]
09/23/2011, The mind is a powerful thing, and contrary to popular belief – you do not do anything without thinking about it beforehand. Scientists are currently working to ensure that each of us will soon be able to produce movies from the inside of our minds. Yes sir, the suits over at the University of Berkeley, California, have managed to discover a method to decode and recreate human perception – which […]
09/22/2011, Interested in shooting movies and don’t know where to begin when it comes to selecting the right lens for the camera? Well, instead of getting a lens one by one – why not get all of them at once? Lensbaby has just announced a new addition to its Lensbaby Creative Effects camera products lineup: the Lensbaby Movie Maker’s Kit. Packaged in a rugged pelican case to ensure the safety of […]
08/02/2011, If you’re a film student, critic, or just someone who loves watching movies, you can’t help but make comparisons of shows you’ve recently seen with other films you’ve seen before – especially if they are remakes or sequels. What about if you’re looking for a movie to watch and want a general idea of what it’s about without having to read through any synopses so you don’t spoil the story? […]
07/19/2011, Are you a movie buff who’s tired of having boxes of discs taking up all the space on your shelves in your house? Wish there was a way to get rid of all the discs you own, while keeping the movies at the same time? That’s where Kaleidescape M700 Disc Vault comes in. This nifty device lets you store your movie collection (up to 320 discs) into a single storage […]
07/14/2011, After teasing the public with Netflix on the Nintendo 3DS last month at E3, it looks like the service is finally here for 3DS owners to get their hands on. While the Nintendo 3DS’ tiny screen isn’t exactly ideal for watching movies for long periods of time, users now have the option of streaming Netflix videos on their handheld console.
07/06/2011, iPhone users should be familiar with the Hipstamatic app by now. For those unfamiliar, Hipstamatic is a photography app found on iOS devices that allows the different combinations of film, lens and camera flash effects to create truly unique looking photographs.
06/30/2011, Are you a huge Tron fan? If you are what do you think of this Tron inspired concept phone? Designed by Raul Galindo, the phone tries to keep to its “futuristic” look by only measuring 7mm in thickness, with a 4-inch touch screen display. Granted that the 4-inch display isn’t exactly futuristic (we kind of expected holographic images to pop up), the design is. It’s aptly named the “Tron Phone” […]
06/01/2011, For folks who love editing movies on their iOS devices we’ve got some great news. Apple has just released an updated version of iMovie for iOS, bringing a number of new features and some bug fixes to the useful, fun and versatile app on the iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch. The update brings the app up to version 1.2.1 and has the following new features: Audio plays from your HDTV when using the […]
05/09/2011, Remember previous rumors about YouTube joining the “movies on demand” market? Well, it has been confirmed by YouTube/Google themselves. In a post on the official YouTube blog, the world’s most popular web streaming service has stated that they will be adding 3,000 movies to its movie rental service. More details about the rental service and its pricing will be released later, but according to previous reports, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal […]
05/04/2011, Is the DVD format about to die out? According to a report by the Digital Entertainment Group, DVD sales in the US, Q1 2011 have dropped 20% when compared to Q1 2010. Studios blamed the fall in sales due to quirks in release cycles, but observers aren’t entirely convinced. The popular online movie streaming service, Netflix, grew 33% when compared in the same time frame. A huge difference when compared […]
05/02/2011, If there’s one thing beneficial about the pirate community, it’s the speed of which things can be spread with their services. So when it came to pushing out and promoting a new, relatively unknown movie, a movie production studio called Iron Cat has decided to share its upcoming film, Barzda (The Beard) on Lithuania’s most popular torrent tracker, LinkoManija, along with a number of other trackers. Iron Cat is no […]
04/29/2011, Remember yesterday’s rumors about Spotify launching a movie service? Well, it turns out that those rumors were nothing more than just rumors. Spotify’s co-founder, Daniel Ek posted a tweet this morning putting an end to tales of the music service adding a movie on demand feature. It looks like we won’t be getting any services that let us access movies faster than Netflix/iTunes/Amazon from the Luxembourg-based company. There goes all […]