movies

  • This Facebook bot will pick your next movie for you

    This Facebook bot will pick your next movie for you

    As we’ve discussed, Facebook’s bot platform is still in its early stages, and most apps aren’t ready yet to become part of your everyday life. This is mainly due to shortfalls in natural language processing and the trial-and-error process of developers actually figuring out how users are going to use bots. But one company, the slightly inappropriately named And Chill… Read More

  • Turner to launch its own movie-streaming service, FilmStruck

    Turner to launch its own movie-streaming service, FilmStruck

    New video streaming services are launching left and right these days, and now Time Warner-owned Turner is looking to get a piece of the action for itself, too. The company announced this morning plans to debut an on-demand service focused on films, including both indie titles and mainstream Hollywood hits from major studios, including Warner Bros. Called FilmStruck, the service is being… Read More

  • You can now watch a ton of Lionsgate movies on Steam if you so choose

    You can now watch a ton of Lionsgate movies on Steam if you so choose

    Lionsgate has just added more than 100 movies, including the Hunger Games films and Kill Bill (both volumes) to, of all things, Steam. That’s Valve’s digital content delivery platform, of course, used by millions of PC gamers. Why did Lionsgate add more than 100 movies to a gaming platform? Hard to say. Read More

  • Vimeo unveils its next set of Originals, including its first-ever feature film and concert

    Vimeo unveils its next set of Originals, including its first-ever feature film and concert

    Vimeo is furthering its investment in original programming, the company announced this morning with the unveiling of the video network’s second slate of programs and films. The new batch includes the company’s first-ever feature film as well as its first concert film, representing an expansion in terms of the type of content it aims to host on its service. The announcement… Read More

  • Director John Hillcoat Says The Film Industry Has “Lost Its Nerve”

    Director John Hillcoat Says The Film Industry Has “Lost Its Nerve”

    While most of the current Hollywood headlines are focused on the Academy Awards, there were some new movies this weekend, too — including Triple 9, a sprawling crime drama with a cast that includes (deep breath) Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anthony Mackie, Aaron Paul, Kate Winslet, Woody Harrelson and future Wonder Woman Gal Gadot. Read More

  • Fandango Buys Flixster And Rotten Tomatoes

    Fandango Buys Flixster And Rotten Tomatoes

    NBCUniversal-owned Fandango continues to expand beyond movie ticketing, announcing today that it has acquired Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes from Warner Bros. Entertainment. Flixster allows users to learn more about movies, while Rotten Tomatoes is the best-known aggregator of movie reviews — it’s ubiquitous enough that people complain about its effect on film criticism. Both… Read More

  • 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

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