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Paul Reubens himself has been summoned from the depths of infamy to supervise the restoration of the original Pee-Wee’s Playhouse series frame by frame. The very first Blue-ray release of the series will be the result, this masterpiece of campy excellence set for release across the United States starting on October 21st, 2014.
Well, that didn't last long. A couple of weeks after Amazonstopped taking pre-ordersfor Warner Bros. Blu-ray and DVD movies to extract a better pricing arrangement, theWall Street Journalis reporting that the two sides havereached a truce. Swing by Amazon and you'll once again find pre-orders for disc-based versions ofThe Lego Movie,Transcendenceand other upcoming releases.
Could Fox News and CNN have the same owner? No, but close. 21 Century Fox hasconfirmedreports (first published by theNew York Times) that it made an $80 billion bid for fellow media conglomerate Time Warner -- and was turned down, for now. Curiously, this comes just asComcast is trying to swallow Time Warner Cable, but those two similarly-named companies are no longer directly connected.
Orphan Blackmay have been snubbed by the Emmys, but fans can grab season two for themselves this week as it arrives on Blu-ray. Another disc release we're looking forward to is season on of Adult Swim'sBlack Dynamiteanimated series that's arriving ahead of its return to television with season two, due in October.
If you've already reached your saturation point for the ubiqutous animated movie about ice queens and talking snowmen, then you just might have to brace yourself again, if you have Android devices that your kids love to use.
Threatsposted by the peoplebehind the unprecedented hacking of Sony Picturesappear tohave had the desired effect.The Wall Street JournalandThe Hollywood Reporterboth state, based on anonymous sources, that the largest movie chains will not debut the movie next week.
Hulu has announced a new "landmark" deal with FX Productions that will bring additional television content from FXX and FX to the subscription video streaming service. This is the third content announcement the company has made in nearly as many days, and is perhaps the most substantial of the bunch.
While we enjoy the holiday reruns, this week some will be unwrapping an early present, as the acclaimed anime seriesCowboy Bebopis released on Blu-ray. Also worth checking out is Syfy's three-episode mini-seriesAscension, as well as the season finale ofHomeland.
DVDs are so ... 1990s. Wouldn't you love to be able to move all of those movies you purchased over to your Mac or iOS device? Digiarty and TUAW are giving away 500 free copies of MacX DVD Ripper Pro each day from today until December 24, 2014.
The app normally retails for US$59.95, and is currently on a holiday discount for $39.95.
The Internet Movie Database (IMDB) is the best resource on the web for all things movie or TV. Reviews, biographies, production details, trailers -- you name it, IMDB has it.
IMDB has launched an updated version of its app for iOS, and added some welcome new features.
When UbisoftsurveyedAssassin's Creedfansin 2011, two possible video game locations piqued our curiosity: Feudal Japan and Victorian England. With each annual release, we've clamored to see if either had been chosen as the developer's next virtual playground. Well, for one historical backdrop that time has finally arrived.
There’s a Dead Rising movie coming soon. It’ll be a movie translation of the video game series, the one whose third installment just hit PC after being launched on Xbox One. Zombies will be in this movie, and it’ll take place in the same Dead Rising universe somewhere between Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 3. You can bet there'll be plenty of bashing, plenty of blood, and one whole heck of a lot of Zombrex to keep you clean and out of the person-eating-person gutter. According to word with director Zach Lipovsky via Gamespot , this movie will have an adventure film feel, while "dark, scary beats" will take hold from time to time.
Multiple antitrust experts told Business Insider federal regulators will almost certainly have their eye on any deal for Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox to buy Time Warner . "I'm sure regulators will take a close look at this," said Scott Hemphill, a professor at Columbia specializing in antitrust and intellectual property.
If you're looking to snag a DVD or Blu-ray fromRedboxwhile out gathering holiday supplies, you'll soon be paying a bit morefor the rental. On December 2nd, the red kiosks will increase rates from $1.20 to $1.50 for DVDs and from $1.50 to $2 for Blu-ray selections.
Just in time for the holiday season, Redbox will be raising the daily rates of its DVD rentals, and following this will be a somewhat substantial price increase for video game rentals in early January. Redbox promises this change will come alongside some improvements to the user experience -- most notably in the form of personalized recommendations -- as well as deals.
We meet again.Last yearGTA Vdebuted on on the Xbox 360 and PS3, and now a refreshed version is ready to ship on new-gen consoles (PC ships next year). The PS4 and Xbox One have 1080p, 30fps presentationswith a slew of upgrades, you can check out our stream of the X1 versionhere. Of course, that's not all that's new as Netflix prepares to stream season three ofLilyhammer.
We've been hearing about a follow-up to Independence Day for quite some time, and finally ( finally ) there's good news: 20th Century Fox has given the green light to proceed with the film, which will enter production in May 2015.