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 […]
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.
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 […]
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? […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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” […]
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 […]
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 to […]
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 stranger […]
According to the latest news heard through the grapevine, serving music just isn’t enough for Spotify anymore. Apparently Spotify has been reportedly making deals with major movie studios to expand its streaming services to include movies as well as music. While no specific details have been mentioned, Spotify is said to be going all in with this movie deal. The Swedish-based company is said to be gunning for earlier access […]
Blockbuster, the movie rental service on its way to bankruptcy has been saved from the jaws of death. Dish Network has just announced that they will be acquiring the movie rental chain for $228 million. While this saves Blockbuster from disappearing off the face of the earth, Dish hasn’t mentioned what its plans are for Blockbuster but they have mentioned that there will be significant challenges as they plan to […]
Whenever a superhero makes its way to the big screen, you can be guaranteed a multitude of merchandise to pop up in conjunction with the movie. iHip has just released some earphones featuring the artwork of Marvel Comics’ most patriotic hero, Captain America. The Captain America earphones are designed to work with any audio device including your iPod and iPhone, and feature noise isolating technology to ensure you don’t miss […]
Is 3D gaming about to take off in a big way this year? Some folks sure do hope so. Nintendo has recently launched their 3DS – a glasses-free 3D gaming console, and the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 started supporting 3D TVs not too long ago. Well this year, more and more games are starting to go stereoscopic 3D, including two upcoming Marvel Comics games. Sega has announced that the […]
When movies are about to hit the big screen, you can expect tie-in merchandise to start flooding the market, and even more so when it is a superhero movie. DC’s upcoming Green Lantern movie just got a new addition to its merchandise line up. The Green Lantern Power Battery Prop Replica has just been made for Green Lantern fanboys out there. Shaped exactly like the one used in the movie, […]
Can Facebook compete with Netflix? Who knows, but they’re certainly trying to bank in on it. Warner Brothers has just announced that they will be offering video stream rentals of their movies through the online social network. At the moment they only have one title up for rent – 2009’s smash hit blockbuster, The Dark Knight. Users can rent a movie for just 30 Facebook Credits ($3) and they get […]
[DEMO 2011] The JetStreamHD box promises to stream all your digital media stored anywhere on a home computer network to your iPad while you are on the go or at home relaxing. The company claims to be the first one to launch such a product and to offer a user friendly device “without upfront planning, conversion headaches, download time, sync hassles, or iPad memory limits”. I have not seen a […]
[CES 2011] SENSIO Technologies Inc unveiled its SENSIO S2D Switch, a technology that allows a spatially-compressed stereoscopic (3D) video stream to be displayed in 2D (left- or right-eye). If you buy a 3D movie via video-on-demand or records content from a subscribed 3D channel on a DVR, the SENSIO S2D Switch gives you the choice to watch that content in either 3D or in 2D.“While our SENSIO Hi-Fi 3D technology […]
Remember the Choose Your Own Adventure books that were all the rage among young people back in the 1980s? Well, it looks like technology has lent a helping hand this time around, letting you have a hand (literally) in interactive movies. Of course, you will still need to use your eyes to see what’s going on, but there will be a whole lot less reading involved, as your choices will […]