Movies & TV
Movies & TV

MoviePass forces customers to choose between only two movies

After recently announcing a new model that is set go into effect in September, it was revealed that MoviePass has now started to force its customers to choose between only two movies.
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Dear Hollywood overlords: Please don’t turn the Oscars into the Grammys

With more than five million fewer viewers than a decade ago, the organizers of the Academy Awards are adding a “popular films” category in an attempt to capture more eyes. Here’s why we think that’s a terrible idea.
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15 films that flopped in the U.S. but made big bank overseas

A Hollywood film doesn't necessarily have to perform well in North America in order to be considered a success: These 15 films all performed poorly in the U.S., yet managed to rake in huge earnings overseas.
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'Slender Man' misses the mark on its meme, comes up skinny on scares

Sony Pictures' movie based on the Slender Man internet meme falls short of its source material's scary potential with a feature that's light on frightening moments and fails to invest in its titular creature character.
Smart Home

Here’s the story / of HGTV / and how it outbid Lance Bass for this Brady house

'N Sync's Lance Bass is a good loser this week as he gracefully admits being outbid on the iconic home that was dramatized each week as the home of Mike and Carol Brady and their titular Brady Bunch.
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Watch (most of) your favorite movies all in one place with Movies Anywhere

A new collaborative program between major retailers and film studios could change movie ownership forever. Here's a quick guide on how to use Movies Anywhere to consolidate your digital film library.
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Star Trek icon George Takei talks social media, diversity, and ‘Discovery’

Star Trek franchise veteran George Takei spoke to Digital Trends about the current state of science-fiction, diversity in Hollywood, and his new political app, House of Cats, as well as the approach to social media that's made him an…
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Make it so! Sir Patrick Stewart to return to the role of Jean-Luc Picard

The Star Trek franchise will always live long and prosper. After signing screenwriter Alex Kurtzman to a five-year deal, CBS revealed that it's currently developing four stand-alone series set in the Trek universe.
Home Theater

3 billion data points reveal streaming TV’s surge

Conviva's Q2 2018 streaming TV census found viewing hours more than doubled since 2017 with significant jumps in simultaneous viewers. The survey noted shifts in the devices used to stream TV and improvements in streaming video quality.
Gaming

‘PUBG Mobile’ teams up with ‘Mission: Impossible — Fallout’ for event

PUBG Mobile, the version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds available on iOS and Android, teamed up with the movie Mission: Impossible -- Fallout for a new crossover in-game event.
Smart Home

Why learn to use gadgets when they can just learn to help us? Exactly, says LG

Digital Trends sat down with LG Electronics’ president and CTO, I.P. Park, to discuss the company’s investment in AI and two research centers. The goal? To make smart products truly smart.
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Guardians of the Galaxy cast declare their support for fired director James Gunn

Guardians of the Galaxy franchise director James Gunn was fired by Disney in July. Now, the entire cast of the Marvel Studios franchise has posted an open letter supporting the director and encouraging the studio to reconsider its decision.
Home Theater

Sling TV expands Spanish language programming

With the addition of a South America package, Sling TV positions itself as the streaming service with the most content in Spanish in the United States.
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The newest trailer for ‘Slender Man’ movie is as spooky as you’d expect

The infamous Slender Man is starring in his own film of the same name and the second trailer sheds some new light on plot and main cast. It follows a group of teens as they attempt to unravel the mystery of a friend's disappearance.
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More tales from the crypt: Netflix drops trailer for season 2 of ‘Castlevania’

While Castlevania has been renewed for a third season on Netflix, fans are still waiting for the second season to arrive. It now looks like the second season will not launch till later this year.
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‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ casting news sheds light on Carrie Fisher’s role

Star Wars franchise actress Carrie Fisher, who died in 2016, will appear in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode IX, which will conclude Disney's first Star Wars trilogy. She will reprise her role as Leia Organa using footage shot for Episode…
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‘Mission: Impossible — Fallout’ radiates energy in phenomenal action scenes

You'll likely easily guess the spy thriller plot twists of "Mission: Impossible -- Fallout," but the action is so good you won't notice, or care.
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How to build a modern movie studio through connections and social media

Colby Miller (right) and James Datri (middle) talk to director Andres Rovira on the set of indie horror film Come, Said The Night (2018). Your Instagram or Facebook feed is likely already full of film commercials, sponsored ads, and…