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J.J. Abrams wants 'Star Wars' sequel to tell 'personal, intimate, and emotional' story
How Forest Whitaker Wants to Crowdsource Filmmaking [TCTV]

Machinima Artist Shows You How To Make Movies Of Your Favorite Games

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A new series of YouTube videos shows you how to get started making films out of your in-game footage....
Machinima Artist Shows You How To Make Movies Of Your Favorite Games

Briefly: Netflix removes dates from API, Raspberry Pi camera module

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Netflix has removed the expiry dates for films and TV shows from its public API, following recent reports that the streaming service would drop around 1,800 items of content in May alone. According to a company blog post, the change is being made due to the inaccuracy of the expiry...
Briefly: Netflix removes dates from API, Raspberry Pi camera module

Photographer films his own 'anti-terror' arrest | UK news | The Guardian

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Photographer films his own 'anti-terror' arrest | UK news | The Guardian

iPhone 5 may get a taller (but not wider) 3.95-inch display

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How exactly will Apple fit a larger screen into its next iPhone? If the latest rumor is true, it’s by making the display (and resolution) taller. Apple is reportedly testing prototype phones with 3.95-inch displays, which are taller, but remain just as wide as the existing iPhone’s screen, 9to5Mac...
iPhone 5 may get a taller (but not wider) 3.95-inch display
Googling for a lawyer while under arrest is a right, rules Canadian judge

Actor Josh Gad on His Films 'The Internship' and 'Jobs'

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On the Digits show, actor Josh Gad discusses his role in "The Internship" and his upcoming film about Steve Jobs....
Actor Josh Gad on His Films 'The Internship' and 'Jobs'

Warner Bros., MGM, Universal Collectively Pull Nearly 2,000 Films From Netflix To Further Fragment The Online Movie Market

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Michael Carusi points us to the news that Warner Bros., MGM and Universal Studios have agreed to pull nearly 2,000 films from Netflix's library, in order to put them in the Warner Bros. Instant Archive. You may recall that Warner recently launched this archive, which is an incredibly overpriced and...
Warner Bros., MGM, Universal Collectively Pull Nearly 2,000 Films From Netflix To Further Fragment The Online Movie Market
Yahoo Shuts Down A Half Dozen Products (YHOO)
Pegleg Wants To Help You Find All Those Free, Full-Length Movies On YouTube

AMC launches Yeah! movie service, promises exclusive content and enthusiastic punctuation

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In this post-DVD world, it can be tough to really enjoy a film without having a director talk on top of it. AMC's looking to fill in the void of contextual information left as many of us have moved from physical to streaming media, with the launch of Yeah!...
AMC launches Yeah! movie service, promises exclusive content and enthusiastic punctuation
Moving to digital-first is great, Disney - now go kill DVDs

A Vintage Look at 'Modern Map Making' in the 1940s

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Thanks to smartphones and GPS, maps are just one more thing we tend to take for granted in our digital era. Caught Mapping, produced by Chevrolet in 1940, explores how roadmaps were made at the time. Courtesy of the Prelinger Archive, the educational film outlines the whole process, from the field...
A Vintage Look at 'Modern Map Making' in the 1940s

Hulu Plus Hits Windows Phone 8

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Microsoft has added another marquee app to its Windows Phone 8 catalog: Hulu Plus. The video service app debuted Monday on the Windows Phone store, offering streamed access to its catalog of TV shows and Criterion Collection films for an $8 per month subscription. The app’s lone Windows Phone customization:...
Hulu Plus Hits Windows Phone 8

Warner Archive on-demand disc service kicks off Blu-ray availability with Gypsy, Deathtrap

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Clamoring for some obscure classics to grace your high-definition home entertainment center? Warner Bros. has a service to sell you, or re-sell you, as it were: the Warner Archive is finally ready to dabble in Blu-ray. Film buffs know the service for delivering made-to-order discs on-demand, typically offering rare,...
Warner Archive on-demand disc service kicks off Blu-ray availability with Gypsy, Deathtrap

Aaron Sorkin Will Adapt The Steve Jobs Biography For The Big Screen

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Sony Pictures has signed on screenwriter Aaron Sorkin to adapt Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs into a movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Sorkin wrote the screenplays for several popular films including The Social Network, which earned him an Oscar. “There is no writer working in Hollywood today who...
Aaron Sorkin Will Adapt The Steve Jobs Biography For The Big Screen

RT @Hugues_Serraf: Je déprogramme les cinémas Utopia dans ma tête jusqu'à ce qu'ils ne déprogramment plus les films israéliens http://bit.ly/amf44I

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RT @Hugues_Serraf: Je déprogramme les cinémas Utopia dans ma tête jusqu'à ce qu'ils ne déprogramment plus les films israéliens http://bit.ly/amf44I

Police to wear video cameras on sunglasses

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It's not quite Google Glass, but police in Laurel, Md., have decided it's time they started filming the public, just like the public films them. [Read more]...
Police to wear video cameras on sunglasses

iTunes in the Cloud for Movies Matches Digital Copies Included with Disc Purchases

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Tech of the Hub notes (via Wired) that the new upgrades to the iTunes in the Cloud services to include movies purchased from the iTunes Store have another benefit: matching of iTunes Digital Copies that are sometimes included with the purchase of films on DVD or Blu-ray.I purchased the...
iTunes in the Cloud for Movies Matches Digital Copies Included with Disc Purchases

'Can You Turn It Off??' Sergey Brin's Mother-in-Law Flips Out in Google's Driverless Car

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Ms. Wojcicki (Photo: Flickr) At the TED conference in 2011, Google offered driverless car rides to attendees of the product’s launch party. In attendance was Esther Wojcicki, the mother of 23 and Me founder Anne Wojcicki and mother-in-law to Google cofounder Sergey Brin. Though being an in-law to a pair of...
'Can You Turn It Off??' Sergey Brin's Mother-in-Law Flips Out in Google's Driverless Car

Movies are way more interesting when they’re rewritten with code

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Me? Watch movies? Psh. Why pay good money watching a movie when I could just find out what happens by reading code? It’s time to give in to your inner geek, my friends. Created by Ben Howdle, Movies as Code is exactly what you think it is: Popular movies rewritten in a programming...
Movies are way more interesting when they’re rewritten with code
Disney implements 28-day waiting period for rental DVDs

VOD Service Acetrax Shutting Down, Forcing Customers Through DRM Hoops To Retain Their Purchased Movies

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Does DRM stop (or even slow down) piracy? This question's hardly hypothetical. It's been answered with a resounding "no" all over the internet. Of course, it's been argued that DRM was never about piracy prevention, but instead was a vehicle for content owners to control the technology in the...
VOD Service Acetrax Shutting Down, Forcing Customers Through DRM Hoops To Retain Their Purchased Movies

George Lucas: Still Planning To Make Films, But They Won't Be Shown In Theaters

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Back in 2006, we wrote about George Lucas claiming that the $200 million feature film was dead and that he was going to focus on making much cheaper videos for TV or online. That's not entirely what's happened in the interim, but it appears that he may be more serious...
George Lucas: Still Planning To Make Films, But They Won't Be Shown In Theaters

david: iTunes doesn't have high hopes for your baby The best...

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david: iTunes doesn't have high hopes for your baby The best part is that several of those may be the absolute *last* films you'd want to watch if you're expecting. ...
david: iTunes doesn't have high hopes for your baby The best...

123 hours, 57 films, no sleep – no wonder madness ensues

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123 hours, 57 films, no sleep – no wonder madness ensues

Check Out This Weird, Interesting iPhone 5 Concept Commercial (AAPL)

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We like this iPhone 5 concept commercial by Adney Films, which we found via Apartment Therapy. We're not sure what purpose is served by having "live" wallpaper to give your phone a more transparent look, but the commercial demonstrates a really cool idea for a projected touch-sensitive keyboard enabling you...
Check Out This Weird, Interesting iPhone 5 Concept Commercial (AAPL)

Milyoni gets $11 million to put movies on Facebook

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Milyoni Inc., a startup that among other things streams Hollywood movies to Facebook pages, has raised $11 million led by Oak Investment Partners . Founded in 2009, Pleasanton-based Milyoni started as a merchandising platform on Facebook, but changed direction to focus on distribution of video and films on the social...
Milyoni gets $11 million to put movies on Facebook

Police Raid File-Hosting Site, Arrest Operator and ISP

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On June 11th last year Europe witnessed one of the largest piracy-related busts in history. An international operation shut down the movie streaming portal Kino.to and police made more than a dozen arrests. As collateral damage, several file-hosting services connected to Kino.to also went down. A few days ago Skyload.net,...
Police Raid File-Hosting Site, Arrest Operator and ISP
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