‘Blade Runner’ fan project recreates a whole set in VR

If you're a movie buff, you've probably wished that you could walk into a scene and explore it on your own terms. Well, so did software engineer Quentin Lengele — and he's close to making his dream a reality. He recently released footage of Blade Ru…

Amazon plans a big digital-only sale for December 30th

You can call Amazon's Prime Day an excuse to clear out slow-moving products, but there's no question that it was a success — and now, the internet retailer is hoping to replicate that success for online-only sales. It's launching a Digital Day sale…

Family-friendly streaming service VidAngel refuses to shut down, despite court order

vidangel-logo Family-friendly streaming service VidAngel is refusing to shut down, in defiance of a court order issued earlier in December. The service, which alters copyrighted material in order to remove adult language, violence and nudity, was found to be in violation of the law and ordered to temporarily stop circumventing copyright protections, copying copyrighted materials, and streaming them over… Read More

‘Emoji Movie’ teaser sends an eggplant text to 2017

Listen: Nobody had high hopes for a movie based on language-abbreviating conversational images. In fact, it's probably against their broad-strokes ambiguity to give them life and personality in a film. But The Emoji Movie is coming in August 2017 and…

Apple reportedly working to rent new movies early on iTunes

According to Bloomberg, Apple is in talks with major movie studios to offer early rentals on iTunes. The report, which cites sources familiar with the ongoing discussions, suggests 21st Century Fox, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros., are trying to…

The Best Performances of 2016

This list includes feats of acting and core strength, performances that made the author happy even when they raised his blood pressure or made him cry.

Google Play adds 4K movies to its catalog

When we reviewed the Chromecast Ultra, one of our biggest gripes was the dearth of 4K content to justify it — not even Google's own movie store had material to watch. The company is fixing that glaring omission, though. As of now, Google Play Movies…