movies

  • DisneyLife, Disney’s New Streaming Service For Movies, TV, Music And More, Goes Live

    DisneyLife, Disney’s New Streaming Service For Movies, TV, Music And More, Goes Live

    Disney has now entered the subscription-based streaming services market with the launch of DisneyLife, a Netflix-like service that lets families of up to 6 people stream Disney movies, TV shows and even music, audiobooks and e-books online, to their mobile devices, or to TVs via Apple’s AirPlay or Google Chromecast. But before you get your hopes up, Disney fans, be aware that the service… Read More

  • Amazon Studios Launches Amazon Storywriter, Free Cloud Software For Screenwriters

    Amazon Studios Launches Amazon Storywriter, Free Cloud Software For Screenwriters

    In an effort to expand its original video content, including movies and TV series, Amazon announced this morning the launch of a free, cloud-based screenwriting software program called Amazon Storywriter. In addition, the company says it’s expanding to include drama submissions, and will no longer take a free option on scripts submitted to the Amazon Studios website, allowing WGA members… Read More

  • EPIX Becomes First Network To Offer Offline Video Downloads On Mobile Devices

    EPIX Becomes First Network To Offer Offline Video Downloads On Mobile Devices

    Amazon may have made waves earlier this month with news that it would now allow users to watch Prime Instant Video titles while offline, but now other video service providers are beginning to follow suit. The latest to introduce offline viewing on mobile devices is EPIX, the premium cable channel that’s a joint venture between Viacom, Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate, and MGM. The… Read More

  • Disney Partners With Amazon And Microsoft To Expand Its Digital Movie Service

    Disney Partners With Amazon And Microsoft To Expand Its Digital Movie Service

    Despite its name, Disney Movies Anywhere, the studio’s cloud-based digital movie service, hasn’t really been available anywhere you want to watch its titles. But today, that’s beginning to change. The company is expanding support for the service to additional platforms with the launch of new apps for Microsoft Xbox 360, Amazon’s Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, and… Read More

  • Legit Debuts A Social Watchlist App For Finding The Best Movies And Shows On Any Service

    Legit Debuts A Social Watchlist App For Finding The Best Movies And Shows On Any Service

    With the number of cord cutters on the rise, and even pay TV subscribers spending more of their time streaming video from services like Netflix and Amazon, there’s a growing need for tools that make the experience of finding new and quality content to watch better and easier. That’s especially true since there’s no universal “TV guide” that spans across… Read More

  • Fan TV’s New App Is A Must-Have For Cord Cutters

    Fan TV’s New App Is A Must-Have For Cord Cutters

    As a cord cutter, one of the ongoing challenges is figuring out which shows and movies are available for streaming on services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Instant Video, Hulu and others, and which are only available as paid downloads. A company called Fan TV is today introducing a new mobile application that will go a long way to help address this problem, by allowing you to search and save… Read More

  • JustWatch Debuts A New Search Engine For Cord Cutters

    JustWatch Debuts A New Search Engine For Cord Cutters

    More people than ever are cutting their ties to big cable, and opting to either cut the cord, or just dramatically pare down their cable TV packages. According to Nielsen’s data, the top 40 cable channels have lost an average of 3.2 million subscribers over the past four years. That leaves room for startups catering to the needs of these viewers, who have either replaced or now… Read More

  • Movie Nights Lets You And Your Friends Find And Agree On A Film To Watch

    Movie Nights Lets You And Your Friends Find And Agree On A Film To Watch

    Trying to figure out what film I want to watch at home from the thousands I can pick on various VOD services is a pain. The only thing more annoying is trying to find one that my husband and I can both agree we want to watch (love you, Marc). A app presented today at TC’s Disrupt Hackathon called Movie Nights has created a way to solve that problem: it lets two parties enter either… Read More

  • MakerBot’s Bre Pettis Launches Bold Machines, A Workshop For 3D-Printed Stuff

    MakerBot’s Bre Pettis Launches Bold Machines, A Workshop For 3D-Printed Stuff

    After a slightly surprising move away from a managerial role at MakerBot, former CEO Bre Pettis has finally announced what he’s working on: Bold Machines, an “Innovation Workshop” for MakerBot parent company Stratasys. Designed to be a creative skunkworks for the 3D printing company, Bold Machines will design cool 3D prints, work with artists and inventors, and even make movies. Read More

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