Hate waiting for movies on disc? New Paramount deal sends flicks to DVD faster

Though movie theaters have typically enjoyed a 90-day window from a film's debut to its home-viewing release for DVD and digital formats, a new deal Paramount has reached with AMC Theaters and Cineplex seeks to change that.

Epix’s first original series’ includes a thriller and a comedy starring Nick Nolte

Epix will be launching two new original series next fall, including Graves, a comedy starring Nick Nolte, and Berlin Station, a spy thriller; with a third series on tap from MGM.

Movies & TV

‘Never give up, never surrender!’ Galaxy Quest is making its way to the small screen

Paramount is reportedly shopping around adapting cult sci-fi parody movie Galaxy Quest into a series. The original film starred Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, and Tony Shalhoub.

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Transformers: Age of Extinction Super Bowl trailer rolls out with Dinobots

The Super Bowl trailer for Michael Bay's Transformers: Age of Extinction brings the fan service, with all new looks at an assortment of robots... including the head honcho DInobot himself, Grimlock.


GDC 2013: Boldly going etc., etc. Hands-on with the ‘Star Trek’ video game

We go hands-on with Star Trek the video game, Namco Bandai and Digital Extremes’ offering that bridges the two Star Trek movies and reintroduces the classic foe, the Gorn.


Drew Goddard: My World War Z rewrite is no cause for alarm

Though the film based on Max Brooks' World War Z has suffered innumerable setbacks, the latest script rewrite is not as dire at it seems.

Movies & TV

Amazon beefs up Prime Instant Video catalog with MGM, Paramount films

As Amazon looks for more ways to convince customers to sign up for Amazon Prime, the retailer just added a bevy of popular movies and television shows to Prime Instant Video.

Home Theater

UltraViolet touts 750,000 subscribers, big plans for 2012

The movie industry's UltraViolet platform might be off to a quiet start, but its backers say it already has 750,000 subscribers and 2012 will see major growth.


Facebook announces video and photo previews within comments

Facebook commenting just got more exciting for Web users. Facebook rolled out updates to the commenting system that include video and photo previews within comments.

Social Media

Roku 2 launches with Angry Birds, subtitles, 1080p Netflix, EpixHD

With casual gaming constantly growing in popularity across all demographics, Roku is getting a jump on bringing casual games into the home theater with help from some frenzied, feathered friends.


UltraViolet cloud-based streaming video launching soon

The ability to watch your Blu-ray movies anywhere from the cloud is near, but is the cost of new DRM too high? According to a VP at 20th Century Fox, UltraViolet technology is on the way to the consumer soon.

Cool Tech

Paramount brings Star Trek reboot to video games

Does the world need another Star Trek video game? Yes, says Paramount: one based on J.J. Abrams film franchise reboot!


Paramount to use BitTorrent to freely distribute horror film The Tunnel

Paramount Pictures partners with Distracted Media to distribute the Australian horror movie The Tunnel over BitTorrent as a free download alongside a May 19 DVD release.

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The Furious Five return in this new Kung Fu Panda 2 trailer

Dreamworks and Paramount have released a new trailer for the upcoming sequel, Kung Fu Panda 2.

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon trailer debuts

The third Transformers movie has debuted a new trailer. Transformers: Dark of the Moon hits theaters on July 1, 2011.

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