The Flexound Pulse Could Be The New Standard For Cinema Seats
If there is one reason to watch movies in the theater instead of your own home, it would be the sound. This is because cinemas are usually equipped with high quality audio equipment and have also been acoustically treated to provide you with the best sound possible, although sometimes this is also largely dependent on where you’re sitting.
Good News, The Portal Movie Is Still Alive And Well
We’d like to think that video games made into movies or TV series have definitely come a long way from their earlier and more terrible days. A good example would be the Castlevania series on Netflix which was very well-received, which is why it doesn’t really come as a surprise that movie studios are looking to video games for inspiration.
Amazon Has Acquired MGM For $8.45 Billion
It looks like all the other streaming services out there need to start paying attention and step up their game because Amazon has announced the acquisition of MGM. We heard rumors about Amazon’s interest in MGM last week, and it looks like the rumors have since been proven true as the deal is said to be worth $8.45 billion.
Sony Denies They Are Working On A God Of War Movie
More often than not, video games have pretty good storylines and given the various cutscenes we see during the game, it’s not hard to imagine that some of these storylines could easily be turned into a movie. Unfortunately if you were hoping for a God of War movie, you might be disappointed to learn that will not be happening.
Injustice: Gods Among Us Is Finally Getting Its Own Animated Movie
In addition to working on Mortal Kombat, the folks at NetherRealm also worked on a game called Injustice: Gods Among Us. The game, for those unfamiliar, is a fighting game similar to Mortal Kombat but featuring DC superheroes and villains, like Batman, Superman, and the likes. It now looks like the game will finally be getting its own animated movies.
HBO Max With Ad Support Will Be Priced at $10 A Month
As some of you might have heard, HBO is gearing up to launch an ad supported version of its HBO Max streaming service. Last month, it was initially reported by CNBC that this ad supported version would be priced at $10 a month, making it cheaper by $5 compared to the regular HBO Max.
Amazon Could Be Considering Acquiring MGM
Companies like Apple and Amazon are obviously not your traditional movie studio. Sure, they have their own shows but trying to build something from scratch can be hard, especially with stiff competition from very well-established competitors, which is why acquiring studios is probably the next best thing.
Amazon Launches A New Free Video Streaming Service
In case you didn’t know, in addition to Prime TV, Amazon also owns IMDb TV, a free video streaming service. However, it seems that the company isn’t content with just owning two streaming services and has since announced its latest initiative in the form of MiniTV, a new service that has launched in India.
Ad Supported HBO Max Could Debut In June For $10 A Month
There are so many streaming services around, it can be a bit hard deciding which to go with. Obviously it wouldn’t make sense to subscribe to all, but WarnerMedia is hoping that maybe you could add HBO Max to the list. This is according to a report from CNBC in which they claim that the company plans on debuting an ad supported version of HBO Max in June.
Live-Action Gundam Movie Announced For Netflix
Live-action movies involving massive robots battling against each other or monsters aren’t new, but to date we have yet to see that treatment given to popular anime series Gundam, at least until now. Netflix has announced that they will be developing a live-action movie set in the Gundam universe which will be directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts.
The Suicide Squad Trailer Has Been Released
The first Suicide Squad movie was released to less than favorable reviews, but as some of you have heard, the folks at DC announced that they would be rebooting the franchise with director James Gunn, probably best known for his work on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 1 and Vol 2.
Black Widow Will Debut On Disney+ With Premier Access
Are you looking forward to Marvel’s next movie, Black Widow? If you are, then you might have heard that the movie will be released in theaters this coming July, but if you’re still a bit worried about the pandemic and would rather watch in the comfort and safety of your own home, then you’re in luck, kind of.
Netflix Can Now Automatically Download Shows It Thinks You Want To Watch
Netflix allows users to download TV shows and movies from its catalogue for offline viewing. They even have a Smart Downloads feature that automatically downloads episodes of a series you’re watching and delete the previous one so that you can keep watching the series if you’re offline.
Mortal Kombat Movie Trailer Promises Action As Violent As The Games
Ever since the 1995 Mortal Kombat movie, there have been several attempts at trying to bring it to the screen again and in other formats besides the games. This included animated series, live-action television series, comic books, novels, and more, although a lot of them seemed to fall short and didn’t last very long.
Trailer For Zack Snyder’s Justice League Has Been Released
The movies we see at home or in the theaters are usually the results of a lot of editing like choosing what scenes get put in to better tell the story. This does beg the question of whether or not if someone else had edited the movie, could it have been made better? That’s what fans are going to find out soon enough with Justice League.
Smaller Streaming Services Could Be Considering A Merger
When it comes to video streaming, it’s hard to beat Netflix which boasts over 200 million subscribers. Disney+ is also catching up at an impressive 95 million subscribers despite being late to the party. However, the problem with these services is that there are too many of them and it would not be realistic to expect people to subscribe to all of them.
Uncharted Movie Has Been Delayed To 2022
Sony has been trying to put out a movie based on the Uncharted video game for quite a while now, but unfortunately the movie has been plagued with various delays as directors have come and gone in rapid succession. The movie, which was originally pegged for 2020, was later delayed to 2021, but now it looks like we have another delay on our hands.
Apple TV+ Claims A Meager 3% Market Share In The US
Apple TV+ was supposed to be Apple’s answer to streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, and so on. After all, Apple has been fairly successful with Apple Music, where despite still lagging behind the likes of Spotify, they are still growing at an impressive rate. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for Apple TV+.
Marvel Confirms Deadpool 3 Will Be An R-Rated Movie
Back in 2019, actor Ryan Reynolds confirmed that Deadpool 3 was in the works, but recent reports have suggested that maybe Marvel might not be as interested in the franchise despite its financial success, but for those who might be concerned that there won’t be a third Deadpool movie, you can rest assured that there will.
HBO Max Kills Off Its Free One-Week Trial Program
To encourage people to sign up for streaming services, companies have been offering would-be customers a free trial. This is to let customers explore the catalogue and decide if maybe there is enough content to warrant them paying a monthly subscription, but unfortunately it seems that the practice is starting to die out.