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Live-action Halo "TV series" coming to Xbox One

Microsoft and Steven Spielberg announce 'premium' live action Halo TV series on Xbox

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Today, during an even in Redmond, washington, Microsoft announced a live action Halo series created with Steven Spielberg. “The Halo series is an…opportunity to be at that intersection where technology and mythmaking meet,” said Spielberg in a brief statement. There was no word on whether the series would be exclusive...
Microsoft and Steven Spielberg announce 'premium' live action Halo TV series on Xbox

Will You Buy An Xbox One Or PlayStation 4? [POLL]

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Microsoft just revealed their new weapon in what will be the newest next gen console wars, the Xbox One. Already, discussion threads asking "will you buy Xbox One or PS4?" are popping up in gaming forums around the internet.  This is an old debate that goes back as long as competing gaming...
Will You Buy An Xbox One Or PlayStation 4? [POLL]
Spielberg and Hanks to follow 'Band of Brothers' and 'The Pacific' with third WWII miniseries
'Jurassic Park 4' is coming to a theater near you on June 13, 2014

DreamWorks Animation's New CTO Lincoln Wallen On Why Each New Movie Is Like A Startup [TCTV]

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Millions of people see the end products put out by DreamWorks Animation, the movie studio co-founded by Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and David Geffen. But the technology that makes those movies happen often remains a bit behind-the-scenes. Today, the studio took a big step toward putting its geeky side...
DreamWorks Animation's New CTO Lincoln Wallen On Why Each New Movie Is Like A Startup [TCTV]
NFL will bring exclusive original TV content to Xbox One
Steven Spielberg indefinitely postpones 'Robopocalypse'
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Jurassic Park 3D Blu-ray comes home April 23rd after its one-week theatrical return

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We've known since last year that Jurassic Park would make its return to theaters in 3D this April, but now Universal has also dropped the details about its Blu-ray 3D release, as well as the 2D release of all the flicks individually in March. Just to fill in the...
Jurassic Park 3D Blu-ray comes home April 23rd after its one-week theatrical return
'Jurassic Park 4' flies in the face of science by cutting feathered dinosaurs

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Blu-ray trailer and box art pop up online (video)

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Ever since Universal announced during CES 2012 that it would deliver many of its classic films on Blu-ray this year as part of a centennial celebration, we've been keeping a careful eye out for news regarding Steven Spielberg's classic E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial. While we still don't know the release...
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Blu-ray trailer and box art pop up online (video)

Your Flickchart Top 20: Gift or Curse?

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If you’re an avid Flickcharter, you’ve no doubt got a list of hundreds — if not thousands — of films ranked. From your all-time favorites to the dregs of cinema that you only wish you could un-see, to those middle-of-the-chart, ho-hum, so-so films whose ranks, while fun to try...
Your Flickchart Top 20: Gift or Curse?
Watch this: creating the sounds of 'Lincoln' from a silent era

kottke.org: A look back at the tech brainstorm for Minority Report

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kottke.org: A look back at the tech brainstorm for Minority Report: jkottke: Back in 1999, as he prepared to make a movie called The Minority Report, Steven Spielberg gathered top science and technology types to an “idea summit” where they would share thoughts on what things might look like in...
kottke.org: A look back at the tech brainstorm for Minority Report
Filmmakers head to Washington, DC as Oscar politics blur with the real world

Et cetera: Steven Poole's non-fiction choice - review

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Consent of the Networked by Rebecca MacKinnon, Jamie Russell's Generation Xbox and The Empire of Death by Paul KoudounarisConsent of the Networked by Rebecca MacKinnon (Basic Books, £17.99)It's not just China, Syria and other authoritarian regimes that censor and spy on their citizens' internet activity; the greatest increase in such...
Et cetera: Steven Poole's non-fiction choice - review
Martin Amis's guide to video games unearthed and revisited

Lucas and Spielberg on storytelling in games: 'it's not going to be Shakespeare'

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With titles like Quantum Break and the upcoming Halo series, the convergence of gaming and narrative storytelling has become an intense focal point — but the men behind Indiana Jones and Star Wars think gaming will never be able to provide the same type of rich experience traditional storytelling...
Lucas and Spielberg on storytelling in games: 'it's not going to be Shakespeare'

Whoa. That's about half of what Disney paid for Pixar...

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Whoa. That's about half of what Disney paid for Pixar nearly seven years ago. And yes, apparently Star Wars Episode VII is coming in 2015. Update: Here's the release. Of note, Kathleen Kennedy, the current Co-Chairman of Lucasfilm, will become the president of the group within Disney. You may know...
Whoa. That's about half of what Disney paid for Pixar...

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Blu-ray full specs revealed, arrives in October

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We already got an early peek at the trailer, but Universal has finally issued a press release that breaks down everything that will be included in the E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial 30th Anniversary Blu-ray. The disc will include only the 1982 theatrical version of the movie, a Dolby Digital 7.1...
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Blu-ray full specs revealed, arrives in October

Apps providing spin-off opportunities for popular magazine brands

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Men's Fitness Cover Model Body Plan is just the latest example of publishers slicing and dicing their content for smart devicesStartlingly, the last few years of writing about apps and mobile technology hasn't left me resembling a Men's Fitness cover model. Less washboard abs, more blogger's belly, alas.Yet a new...
Apps providing spin-off opportunities for popular magazine brands
Spielberg to revive Kubrick's abandoned 'Napoleon' project for TV

Must See HDTV (August 13th - 19th)

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With the Olympics finally concluded, it's back to our regular programming. While that includes a number of premieres this week including such highlights as Oh Sit!, a musical chairs game show (really), Stars Earn Stripes and BBC America's first original series Copper, there's also a long list of anticipated...
Must See HDTV (August 13th - 19th)
Big Brother is watching, and he wants to sell you a new car

Star Trek Showrunner and Friday Night Lights Star Join Steven Spielberg’s Time Travel Dinosaur TV Series Terra Nova

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Steven Spielberg has found a show-runner for his upcoming time travel dinosaur Fox television series Terra Nova: Brannon Braga, a producer and writer of various Star Trek tv shows from 1990-2005 including The Next Generation, Voyager and Enterprise, in addition to Flash Forward and the last couple seasons of...
Star Trek Showrunner and Friday Night Lights Star Join Steven Spielberg’s Time Travel Dinosaur TV Series Terra Nova

New DARPA Program Bears Eerie Resemblance to a Summer SciFi Blockbuster

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“GUYS, I’ve got a GREAT idea.” The U.S. Navy has a big job, monitoring all seven of the seas. (There are seven, right?) In fact, short of a clone army of incredible Mr. Limpets, there’s no easy way to distribute resources so they can respond quickly to possible regional flare-ups....
New DARPA Program Bears Eerie Resemblance to a Summer SciFi Blockbuster

Ang Lee wins best director Oscar for Life of Pi

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Ang Lee has won the best director award for his work on Life of Pi, an adaptation of the bestseller by Yann MartelOscars 2013 coverage continues on our liveblogAng Lee sprung a surprise at the 85th Academy Awards, picking up the best director Oscar ahead of the heavily tipped Steven...
Ang Lee wins best director Oscar for Life of Pi

Survey Reveals That People Prefer Mobile Games to Working, Sleeping and Just About Everything Else

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It’s not just the E-Trade baby who’s mastered these apps (Photo: blogcdn.com) Gather round kids, and set down your game of Tiny Wings for just a minute, because we have some mind-blowing news to tell you. A survey commissioned by Popcap Games released today reveals that people are addicted to mobile gaming....
Survey Reveals That People Prefer Mobile Games to Working, Sleeping and Just About Everything Else

Team Spielberg Bites Back

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Bill Wyman went on Slate’s Facebook page on Tuesday to chat with readers about his complete Steven Spielberg rankings and respond to questions about his critique of Spielberg’s career. He was joined by Slate culture editor John Swansburg and senior editor Dan Kois. The following transcript of the discussion has...
Team Spielberg Bites Back
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