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James Bond crime views 'unrealistic'

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Is cyber crime more difficult to solve away from the silver screen?...
James Bond crime views 'unrealistic'
Watch the Tribeca Film Festival 'Future of Film Live' series with Joshua Topolsky

Robo-guard the South Korean correction service robot says 'stay out of trouble' (video)

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It sounds like the sequel that didn't even make it to DVD: RoboCop's jaded, rotund, less attractive younger brother, who never made the police force -- and tired of living in his sibling's shadow -- took a job as the next best thing: a prison guard. Well, that might...
Robo-guard the South Korean correction service robot says 'stay out of trouble' (video)

Giant Rancor ready to bite 'Star Wars Celebration VI'

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Superfans create a massive replica of Rancor, one of the most fearsome "Star Wars" creatures ever shown on the silver screen. [Read more]...
Giant Rancor ready to bite 'Star Wars Celebration VI'

TVSync API unveiled, helps devs build second-screen and smart TV apps

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Second screen apps seem to be all the rage as of late, and Vobile's freshly announced TVSync API platform can help developers ride that wave of popularity. Compatible with iOS and Android devices, PCs and some smart TVs, the API can be leveraged to supplement what's on the silver...
TVSync API unveiled, helps devs build second-screen and smart TV apps
Casting call: Who should star in the inevitable John McAfee movie?

Silver screen success

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Silver screen success
Behind the scenes: installing a 1,765-pound IMAX screen
Ars at Macworld: jOBS actors address criticism from Woz

Galaxy S III changes pin layout, incompatible with previous MHL adapters

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If you've pre-ordered a Galaxy S III and can't wait to see its display mirrored to the silver screen, add one more thing to that pre-launch shopping list: a new MHL dongle. According to UK retailer Clove, a change in the phone's connector pins renders it incompatible with previous...
Galaxy S III changes pin layout, incompatible with previous MHL adapters

Holy Strategic Partnerships, Batman! A Brief History Of Nokia’s Batman Obsession

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The Nokia Lumia 900 The Dark Knight Rises Edition handset has made its way on the interwebs recently and it’s nothing short of a beauty, with a black polycarbonate unibody frame and a laser-etched Batman logo across the back. Moreover, the phone — which is usually limited to either a...
Holy Strategic Partnerships, Batman! A Brief History Of Nokia’s Batman Obsession

Battle Bears Go to Hollywood: A Mobile Game Becomes a TV Show

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SkyVu Entertainment, a small mobile games developer from Omaha, Neb., has formed a blockbuster partnership with a Los Angeles studio to bring its popular Battle Bears game to the TV screen. W!LDBRAIN Entertainment, the studio behind Yo Gabba Gabba! and other hit TV shows, has agreed to produce a full...
Battle Bears Go to Hollywood: A Mobile Game Becomes a TV Show
Chinese manufacturer TCL lands huge 'Iron Man 3' product placement deal

George Plimpton Never Did This

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The Paris Review's editor, Lorin Stein, on his magazine's unlikely new app. Founding editor George Plimpton may have famously played quarterback for the Detroit Lions, pitched against Willie Mays, boxed against Archie Moore, appeared on the silver screen with John Wayne, performed as a triangulist for the New York...
George Plimpton Never Did This

Google signs up MGM to add 600 titles to YouTube and Google Play in North America

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Earlier this month Google announced an agreement with Paramount Pictures to bring over 500 new movies for rent to YouTube and Google Play. Today Google is once again continuing its promise to beef up hollywood content with the announcement that Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) has signed an agreement to bring...
Google signs up MGM to add 600 titles to YouTube and Google Play in North America

Watch the bombastic new UK version of the Iron Man 3 trailer in glorious high-definition

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Tony Stark and his Iron Man alter-ego is arguably the most successful and well-loved Marvel superhero to hit the silver screen in recent years. After the smash hit summer blockbuster that was The Avengers, it came as no surprise that Robert Downey Jr. would be reprising his role for a...
Watch the bombastic new UK version of the Iron Man 3 trailer in glorious high-definition

What does it mean to own a digital file? | Felix Jones

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A rumour that Bruce Willis was planning to sue Apple because he couldn't bequeath his £40k iTunes collection strikes a nerveIt seems Bruce Willis was never going to do an "earnest action man with a heart of gold" trick off the silver screen. Reports that he was planning to sue...
What does it mean to own a digital file? | Felix Jones

Johnny Depp to Star as a Supercomputer in Christopher Nolan Film About the Singularity

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(Photo: Bombed in Outerspace) Okay, folks: this is not a drill. The Singularity is set to hit the silver screen, with Batman director Christopher Nolan signed on to executive produce. The Wrap reports that in the film, titled Transcendence and based on a story by Jack Paglen, Johnny Depp “will play a scientist...
Johnny Depp to Star as a Supercomputer in Christopher Nolan Film About the Singularity

'Looper' Director Offers Downloadable 'In-Theater' Commentary Track

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As home theater systems advance in quality, many people are wondering why anyone would bother heading to the theater at all. Theater owners are aware of this issue and many have been improving the quality of the "theater experience" by offering larger, comfier seats and moving beyond snack bar staples...
'Looper' Director Offers Downloadable 'In-Theater' Commentary Track

This Video Will Go Viral: Scarface School Play

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This Video Will Go Viral: Scarface School Play is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedI came across this genius video earlier on Mashable, and I’m thankful I did. No way I would have wanted to miss out...
This Video Will Go Viral: Scarface School Play
The spiritual successor to Diablo is... a licensed superhero game?

One Screen To Rule Them All

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Editor’s note: Jay Fulcher is CEO of video technology company Ooyala. He previously contributed a column about “Fear And Loathing In Online Video.” Follow him on Twitter @jbfulcher. While hosting this year’s Academy Awards, Billy Crystal cracked, “I prefer the big screen… which is my iPad.” The remark was an ironic counterpoint...
One Screen To Rule Them All

This Is the Most Beautiful and Terrifying Portrait of Earth I've Seen

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Over the course of 15 years, award-winning photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand crafted the most beautiful view of the Earth I've ever seen on the silver screen: Home is an exquisite vision of our world, full of pure bliss—and terrifying scenes. More »...
This Is the Most Beautiful and Terrifying Portrait of Earth I've Seen

GigaOM Reads: A look back at the week in tech

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The Seven-Year Twit: Seven years ago, Jack sent out his first tweet and thus began the Twitter (or as it was known as the Twttr) revolution. The company turned seven this week — an eternity in Silicon Valley’s here-today-gone-tomorrow landscape. The company, coincidentally (and if you believe in coincidences) said...
GigaOM Reads: A look back at the week in tech

Expect double the 'Star Wars' 3D in late 2013

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Start shinin' your sabers. A massive force of "Star Wars" is headed to the silver screen in 2013. [Read more]...
Expect double the 'Star Wars' 3D in late 2013

Blackmagic's $995 Micro Four Thirds Pocket Cinema Camera gets snapped at NAB

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We may lament the death of the point-and-shoot, but we doubt Blackmagic's forthcoming Pocket Cinema Camera will go as quietly into the night. Whilst wandering the halls at NAB, Danielo Garcia snapped a billboard announcing the device a little before its expected arrival time. The stats in the promotional...
Blackmagic's $995 Micro Four Thirds Pocket Cinema Camera gets snapped at NAB
From Reddit to Hollywood, a happy horror story

Go West Young Men: Winklevoss Twins Buy $18M L.A. Mansion To Dive Into SoCal Tech Scene

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Hide yo’ kids, hide yo’ startups: Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are heading west. The Winklevoss twins, the 31-year-old Harvard grads who are probably best known for their years-long legal fight with Mark Zuckerberg over the founding of Facebook, have put $18 million of their Facebook settlement cash toward buying a...
Go West Young Men: Winklevoss Twins Buy $18M L.A. Mansion To Dive Into SoCal Tech Scene
Steam's Big Picture mode now available for silver screen gamers

The silver screen no more: distribution of film to cease by 2013 in the US

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A recent report from IHS Screen Digest, a company that analyzes trends in digital media, says that studios will cease producing 35 mm film prints for major markets by the end of 2013 (the US, France, the UK, Japan, and Australia are considered "major markets"). IHS predicts studios will stop...
The silver screen no more: distribution of film to cease by 2013 in the US
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