• Warner Bros partners with Google & others to promote “Fantastic Beasts” with mobile spells, VR & more

    Warner Bros partners with Google & others to promote “Fantastic Beasts” with mobile spells, VR & more

    You can now cast Harry Potter spells from your Android phone, thanks to Google and Warner Bros. Pictures, who have teamed up to promote the new movie, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” This clever trick, which Google tells us is part of a wider partnership between the two companies, lets you speak to Google’s voice assistant by saying “OK Google,” followed… Read More

  • Mojang In Talks With Warner Bros. To Make A Minecraft Movie

    Mojang In Talks With Warner Bros. To Make A Minecraft Movie

    Mojang game studio founder Markus Persson, who was the main creative force behind worldwide indie game hit Minecraft, revealed via his Twitter account today that his company has been in discussions with Warner Bros. Studios to make a movie based on the popular world-building sim. Someone is trying leak the fact that we're working with Warner Brothers on a potential Minecraft Movie. I… Read More

  • Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie To Feature Just 3 Scenes In Real-Time Backstage At Product Launches

    Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie To Feature Just 3 Scenes In Real-Time Backstage At Product Launches

    Anyone who has read the Walter Isaacson biography of Steve Jobs (or just followed his story over the years) knows there’s a lot of source material to draw from when crafting a movie. But Steve Jobs biopic screenwriter Aaron Sorkin revealed today at Hero Summit that his movie, at least as currently conceived, will feature only three 30-min scenes presented in real-time, depicting… Read More

  • Timing Is Everything: Indie Movie Discovery Platform Prescreen To Close Its Doors

    Timing Is Everything: Indie Movie Discovery Platform Prescreen To Close Its Doors

    It was just last September that we covered the launch of Prescreen, the startup founded by former Groupon and Zoosk execs that aimed to help independent films find the publicity they nearly always lack. To do so, they built a curated, on-demand video platform that would give filmmakers and distributors an alternative to traditional ad and distribution channels, while giving users an easy way… Read More

  • to sell movie tickets on the Xbox 360

    In a lateral move that is akin to a car company selling buggy whips, will start selling movie tickets through an Xbox 360 interface, thereby allowing players to experience a thing called “real life” and perhaps take part in a common courtship ritual known as a “date.” As you see from the description, you don’t actually buy the movie tickets via… Read More

  • First plot details and pics from "Resident Evil 4: Afterlife" hit the web

    We spent two posts covering the announcement of the fourth installment of the Resident Evil movie series last summer, and today we can give you the first five pictures and some plot details. Titled “Resident Evil 4: Afterlife”, the movie is scheduled for release in American theaters (both conventional and 3D) on September 10. Read More

  • Predators Trailer: "This planet is a game, sir"

    What is it with these Predators? Don’t they have anything else to do besides hunting and killing human beings? Don’t they have some kind of Predator opera to go to or Predator literature to create? Anyway, this is the trailer for Predators that we’ve been waiting for and it looks pretty cornhole. You know it’s going to be a rough movie when 90% of the trailer dialogue… Read More

  • Tron Legacy trailer hits the web in high quality

    We’ve shown you the new Tron trailer 48 hours ago in bootleg quality, but you can forget that one now and rather watch this high-quality version. Judging from these 2.30 minutes, we’re in for something cool. Read More

  • Atari's Missile Command (from 1980) to become live-action movie

    In case you needed another indicator Hollywood has run out of ideas, here is a new one for you: Atari is about to sell the movie rights to Missile Command, a shooting game that hit arcades back in 1980, to 20th Century Fox and another movie production company. Getting the license doesn’t necessarily mean we ever get to see a Missile Command movie on the big screen, but a first step has… Read More

  • NSFW: Is Porn Movie Merchandising the Next Big Money Maker?

    The right merchandise can turn a movie into a mega movie franchise. A movie licensing industry that accounts for 25% of all toys sold in a typical year, the right toys, video games, clothing, accessories, iPhone apps, and action figures can rake in the serious bucks. Numbers released last week for “Transformers 2” show that the movie led to toy sales worth $592 million only six… Read More

  • Japanese Twilight/New Moon DVD box includes a movie on microSD

    Teenage movie sensations Twilight and New Moon have grossed over $1 billion at box offices worldwide so far (New Moon is still in theaters), and both movies have proven to be extremely successful in the world’s second biggest movie market, Japan, too. That’s perhaps the reason why the second movie (New Moon) gets a special treatment in this country, namely a huge and Japan-only… Read More

  • Twilight USB drive jumps on the marketing bandwagon

    Heads up, Twilight fans. Now you too can own a piece of the Cullen family empire. Specialty USB drive makers Tymemachines have produced a Twilight product for your purchasing pleasure. Read More

  • International Prince of Persia trailer with new scenes

    We showed you the American trailer for the upcoming Prince of Persia movie yesterday, and today Walt Disney Pictures released a new version for international audiences. This new cut is in English, totally different from the US trailer and shows a handful of new scenes from the movie. Read More

  • Avatar toys go augmented-reality, courtesy of Mattel and Total Immersion

    This is a crazy fun demo of the new Avatar toys by Mattel. Each toy includes a little card that is scannable via webcam and creates an on-screen augmented reality robot or character. While this is old hat for most of us, Mattel is quite proud of being ahead of the curve and for good reason. You can see more demos at Total Immersion made the technology and even added a… Read More

  • Review: G-Force

    [ In what could be a first for us I’m going to talk about G-Force, the new Jerry Bruckheimer Disney movie. To be clear: this is a movie for kids. I have a kid. So I saw it. Anyway. Where to begin: this is a movie about guinea pigs with special powers who can talk and fight against forces that will destroy our great nation. In this movie they… Read More

  • NSFW: Totally weird "Robo-Geisha" movie trailer

    First, let me say the movie “Robo-geisha” is for real (see the imdb entry). Second, I rarely use the word “weird” when I blog about Japanese stuff, but the trailer for this film is weird (and thankfully in English). And third, the trailer is NSFW and definitely not suitable for children. Read More

  • Bored on a Thursday Wednesday: Check out the Scientist's Lab from the movie 9

    I know, I know. We’re not a movie blog, but many of you have shown interest in Shane Acker’s little project, 9. And it’s a slow news day. Read More

  • Brand new 9 trailer

    With all the blockbuster hits coming this year, I’m most excited for Shane Acker’s 9. I haven’t even seen this trailer, but I know it’s going to kick so much ass. If you’re unfamiliar with 9 then check out the original trailer here and then check out the two-minute clip here. Read More

  • Review: Star Trek the movie

    In one word: Amazing. J.J. Abrams did a phenomenal job that appeals to both new and old fans of the sci-fi series. You will not be disappointed. I have a man crush on James Tiberius Kirk. Read More

  • Video: Two minutes from 9

    If you’ve been paying attention to Shane Acker’s upcoming feature 9, which is based on his short film then you won’t want to miss the video we have for you after the jump. But whatever you do, don’t look at the lights! Read More

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