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Amazon acquires LOVEFiLM

01/20/2011, Amazon has announced today that they have reached finally acquired LOVEFiLM International Limited. In case you didn’t know, LOVEFiLM is pretty much the equivalent of Netflix in Europe – a subscription entertainment service that allows you to rent...

Robots take care of cinemas in South Korea

01/14/2011, It looks like the cinema ticket sellers in South Korea might lose their jobs soon. A new robot from Ed Corporation has been placed all over cinema lobbies in South Korea, and customers can use them to check times and purchase tickets. It functions pretty...

Why Is Sony So Obsessed About 3D?

01/11/2011, Sony had one of the most impressive array of 3D-enabled gadgets at CES 2011. Television, cameras, camcorders and even a futuristic head-mounted display were all using (stereo) 3D technology (photo above). It’s normal for audio/video manufacturers to...

Flix on Stix Takes Redbox Movie Rentals to USB Memory Drives

12/03/2010, Flix on Stix is hoping to take on Redbox by making DVD rentals available on a different medium–USB memory drives. Rather than have rentals be available on DVDs like Netflix’s mail model or Redbox’s kiosks, Flix on Stix would allow...

Movies Studios Might Bring Pre-DVD Streaming To PS3, Xbox, And More

09/27/2010, Reports are going around that Sony Pictures, Warner Bros. and Disney are in talks with cable TV systems to offer films for as much as $30 per show soon after they run in theaters, a move which would see new movies reach home viewers without having to wait...

On-demand Movies To Arrive 30-days After Theater Launch?

05/25/2010, Is the movie industry going to change in the near future? Word is going around that movies could be fast-tracked to reach Video On Demand (VOD) within 30 days for a premium price of $20-$30. If the leak is accurate, Disney, Fox, Paramount, Sony, Universal...

Fandango Now Offers Mobile Tickets For Movies

03/15/2010, Purchasing movie tickets from your mobile phone might not have been all that convenient, as you’d generally still need to print out the paper ticket from your computer or from the dispenser. Now the folks over at Fandango are looking to help you...