Now that everybody is used to paying a flat monthly fee to watch as many movies as they want thanks to Netflix, why not move that model to the theaters? That's the idea behind MoviePass.
You think you're a fan of Jurassic Park? You ain't no fan like the guy who made a custom Jurassic Park Jeep is a fan.
Most people think filming in 3D is a simple job, but it's more than just slapping on a second camera lens and then shooting. Scenes have to be designed for 3D in order to achieve that pop-in-your-face experience. TechRadar caught up with the explosion-loving Michael Bay and hell, even he admits that filming 3D is royal pain in the rear.
How do people watch movies? That is to say, what do they look at in a given scene, and what do they ignore? It's been a hard thing to study, at least until the invention of eye trackers that can pinpoint exactly what you're looking at.
Companies may be trying to sell you 3D everything at the moment, but the doesn't mean you should fall for it. Want more realism in your movies and games? It doesn't get more real than being able to smell what you're watching and playing.
Sony Pictures is testing out a couple of new features in the iTunes movie store meant to entice people into spending their hard-earned money on movies. One feature involves being able to search for words in the script and then jumping to that scene in the movie, and the other lets you share clips on social networking sites.
What's the new toy that every little boy and girl wants to find under the tree this year? Why, it's the Monolith action figure! Actually, wait, no it's not.
Electronica legends Daft Punk did the soundtrack for the upcoming Tron Legacy, and here's the video from the first single, Derezzed.
While we're still in the throes of Tron Legacy hype, it's only right to point out one of the most epic movie mashups of the year: Aliens given the Tron treatment.
From the horrible ideas department comes this news from George Lucas comes the news that he's buying "the film rights to dead actors." You know, so he can resurrect them virtually for upcoming movies. Oh, come on, George.