First Contact Day

Fans of the sci-fi series Star Trek celebrate First Contact Day on April 5 to mark the day in 2063 when humans make their first contact with the Vulcans. The day is celebrated as a minor holiday in the Star Trek world and made its first appearance on the episode named Homestead in the Star [read more] …

Feature Film about Eating Disorders, Little Miss Perfect, to be Screened in Dallas

Feature Film about Eating Disorders, Little Miss Perfect, to be Screened The Elisa Project and film director, Marlee Roberts, are hosting a free one-night-only screening. Film:  Little Miss Perfect Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017 Time: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Location: Studio Movie Grill Address: 11170 N. Central Expy, Dallas 75243 Registration: Online The award-winning feature film chronicles the life [read more] …

Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of April 2, 2017

comScore Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of April 2, 2017 — Only comScore Provides the Official Global Movie Results The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, April 2, are below. Beauty And The Beast – Disney – $114.0M Boss Baby, The – 20th Century Fox [read more] …

Rifftrax Will Add Live Commentary to White House Daily Briefings

RiffTrax is an American company that produces humorous audio commentary tracks intended to be played in unison with particular television programs and films, featuring comedians Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett. The three comedians’ seemingly-improvised commentating style originated from their earlier television series, Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K), in which they would similarly [read more] …

Ma vie de courgette (My Life as a Zucchini)

2016 Oscar® Nominated Film “My Life As A Zucchini” Coming to Your Home Theater Certified 100% Fresh On Rotten Tomatoes! “Magical! Went Straight To My Heart!” – Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal After befriending a kind police officer, nine-year-old Zucchini is taken to a foster home filled with other orphans his age. Though he struggles [read more] …

Cinema Advertising Receives Record Revenue

Cinema Advertising Closes Year With Revenue Topping $750 Million for the First Time Report Shows a 5.8% Increase in Total Revenue All time high of 276 New Brands Adopt Cinema Advertising as Part of Media Plans in 2016 Second Straight Year of National/Regional Revenue Growth with an 8.2 Percent Increase Cinema Advertising Council (CAC), revealed that [read more] …

MindGamers Movie and Soundtrack Available

Let the mind games begin. Go inside the human brain like never before in the edgy, adrenaline-filled sci-fi adventure MindGamers, available on Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital HD and On Demand, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Starring Sam Neill (Jurassic Park), Tom Payne (“The Walking Dead”), Melia Kreiling (Guardians of the Galaxy), Dominique Tipper (“The Expanse”) and [read more] …

Moviola Offers a Year of Film School for $35

Moviola has released Coffee Break Film School, a comprehensive filmmaking course with video lessons delivered in the time it takes to drink a latte. All for an introductory price of $35 for an entire year’s access. Dubbed, “Film school for those born without an attention span,” the focus is on densely compressed training to get nascent filmmakers from [read more] …

This April Netflix Has 25 New Originals

Here’s the full list (titles with an * are feature-length films): Chewing Gum, season 2 (April 4th) Louis C.K. 2017 (April 4th) El Faro De Las Orcas (April 7th)* Dawn of the Croods, season 3 (April 7th) The Get Down: Part 2 (April 7th) Win It All (April 7th) Chelsea, season 2 (April 14th) Mystery [read more] …

IMAX and Warner Brothers VR Blockbuster Content Deal

IMAX Corporation and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment today announced a new virtual reality co-financing and production agreement to develop and release three premium, interactive VR experiences based on some of Warner Bros. Pictures’ most highly anticipated upcoming blockbuster films, including Justice League, Aquaman and a third experience that has yet to be announced.  The companies plan to launch [read more] …

Twenty Years Later – T2 Trainspotting

First there was an opportunity……then there was a betrayal. Twenty years have gone by. Much has changed but just as much remains the same. Mark Renton returns to the only place he can ever call home. They are waiting for him: Spud, Sick Boy, and Begbie. Other old friends are waiting too: sorrow, loss, joy, [read more] …

New Fragrance Inspired by Disney Film Beauty and the Beast

The House of Worth, a prestige global fragrance designer, announces the exclusive arrival of Belle, a new limited-edition women’s scent inspired by the central character in Walt Disney’s new live action adaptation of the classic tale “Beauty and the Beast”, now premiering worldwide.With the aim of raising awareness of conscious beauty and literary empowerment in [read more] …

Tetris the Movie

Threshold Entertainment has teamed-up with The Tetris Company to develop a film adaptation of Tetris. Threshold’s CEO describes the film as an Epic Sci-Fi Adventure film. The film will be shot in China in 2017 with an $80 Million dollar budget. Threshold Entertainment Television Lego Star Wars Lego: Atlantis The Afterlife – animated comedy pilot [read more] …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Rifftrax Now Available!

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now available! Many Hollywood insiders were baffled when Star Wars, a mildly popular franchise that has never rendered multiple generations of otherwise right-thinking people incapable of critical thought, announced a seventh movie. Over the past two decades, very little had been written on the internet about Star Wars, and almost [read more] …

Canada’s Women Filmmakers in the Spotlight

Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds are pleased to announce the latest Canadian English-language and French-language feature-length documentaries to receive funding support under the Theatrical Documentary Program. They are: Jennifer Baichwal’s and Edward Burtynsky’s Anthropocene; Brigitte Berman’s The Gordon Pinsent Documentary; Ann Shin’s My Enemy, My Brother; Mark Achbar’s The New Corporation; Julie Lambert’s Flying Sisters; Raymond St-Jean’sMovements – Louise [read more] …

J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Screenplay Available November 19, 2016

Your browser does not support iframes. Scholastic, the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, announced today that it will publish the screenplay of the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in the United States and Canada on November 19, 2016. Returning to her wizarding world, the all-new adventure film, which will release November 18, 2016, marks the screenwriting debut [read more] …

Game-Changing Body Mounted Camera Suspension System

Cinema Devices, a startup in the movie production industry, is announcing the release of the Antigravity Rig, a body mounted suspension system for camera gimbals. The patent pending system alleviates operator fatigue during extended shots while holding heavy gimbal stabilization systems. It allows floor to ceiling boom range of motion without counterweights. The system allows [read more] …

May 2016 :: Netflix to Raise Prices for UK

Netflix is raising its monthly price for UK for subscription package. “Netflix will release a number of our members from price grandfathering on the HD plan and they will have the option of continuing at £5.99 but now on the SD plan, or continuing on HD at £7.49 a month,” the company said in a letter [read more] …

20 Great ‘Fargo’ Facts

Joe Robberson of Zimbio gives a list of 20 little-known facts about the movie ‘Fargo’. While the films’ disclaimer “this is based on a true story” is widely believed to be a joke, the events of the film were in fact inspired by two real crimes, one of which was called the most important murder [read more] …

Wicker Kittens

Open the box. Dump out all the pieces. Then, scramble for your lives. Because this is competitive jigsaw puzzling. And it’ll turn even the most mild-mannered Midwesterners into stone-cold competitors. Every January, the top teams in the game gather at the St. Paul Winter Carnival in frigid Minnesota to determine the fastest puzzlers in the [read more] …

New Sweden Transport :: Cyclops

This was driving on the Sweden (thanks to PeCar via Reddit). I immediately thought of the cult movie, “The Big Bus“. The Big Bus is a 1976 American comedy film starring Stockard Channing and Joseph Bologna, and directed byJames Frawley. A spoof of the disaster movie genre (which was popular at the time), it follows the maiden cross-country trip of an enormous nuclear powered bus [read more] …

The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter Now Open

Harry Potter film talent, Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), and James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley), joined Universal Studios Hollywood’s President, Larry Kurzweil and the Hogwarts Express conductor to officiate today’s eagerly-awaited opening of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™” at Universal Studios Hollywood. Joining in the celebration were thousands of enthusiastic fans, clad in [read more] …

Hail, Caesar! Blu-ray and DVD Information

When the world’s biggest movie star suddenly goes missing, it’s up to a studio fixer to rescue him in Hail, Caesar!, a star-studded comedy featuring George Clooney,Channing Tatum, Scarlett Johansson, Jonah Hill, Josh Brolin, Tilda Swinton,  Ralph Fiennes, Alden Ehrenreich, and Frances McDormand set in Hollywood’s Golden Age. Hail, Caesar! is the ingenious creation of four-time Oscar®-winning filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen (No Country for Old Men, Fargo). The comic whodunit [read more] …

Louise Fletcher Recieves The Mary Pickford Award

The International Press Academy (IPA) announced Oscar-winner Louise Fletcher, who won an Academy Award® as Nurse Ratched in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” as the 2015 Mary Pickford Award honoree for Outstanding Contribution to the Entertainment Industry. She will be presented with a statuette on Sunday, Feb. 21 in Century City at the 20th [read more] …

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Coming to DVD

From Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, the Emmy-winning executive producers of 30 Rock, comes the “wise, wicked comedy” (Jeff Jensen, EW) Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season One, available for everyone to own on DVD on March 8, 2016, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Rescued after 15 years in an underground doomsday cult, Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) decides to [read more] …

Box Office Estimates Weekend of January 10, 2016

Rentrak, the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Jan. 10, 2016, as compiled by the company’s theatrical measurement services. As the trusted official standard for real-time worldwide box office reporting, Rentrak provides the only theater-level reporting in the world. Customers [read more] …

What Did The Wealthy Watch :: Top 10 in 2015

PRIMA Cinema, Inc., the world’s first digital distribution company to offer highly secure delivery of theatrical release films to private home theaters has announced their clients Top Ten Films watched, based on receipts. The PRIMA Cinema movie player, which includes a biometric fingerprint authentication device, is currently sold for a one-time fee of $35,000 with [read more] …

My All American

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has partnered with Aviron Pictures for the marketing, sales and distribution of its Blu-ray, DVD, Electronic Sell-Through and Video-on-Demand releases of its theatrical films across the U.S and Canada. The first release under the home entertainment pact with Universal will be My All American, coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray™ combo pack, [read more] …

Free Content :: Tubi TV

Tubi TV And Starz Digital Announce Licensing Agreement To Stream TV And Movies To Viewers For Free Following Recent Announcements from MGM and Lionsgate, Tubi TV Adds More Premium Content to the 40,000 Television Shows and Movies For Viewers to Watch for Free on Connected TV Devices, Mobile, and Web Tubi TV, the largest provider [read more] …

Netflix Goes International

Netflix launched its service globally, simultaneously bringing its Internet TV network to more than 130 new countries around the world. The company made the announcement — and the service went live — during a keynote by Co-founder and Chief Executive Reed Hastings at CES 2016. “Today you are witnessing the birth of a new global [read more] …