Monday, December 11, 2017

HOLLYWOOD

HOLLYWOOD
Hollywood, behind the scenes of "Pretend and Make-Believe". Technology's role in Hollywood was apparent at the dawn of silent pictures, Disney, and today's visual effects.

Josh Constine Josh Constine is a technology journalist who specializes in deep analysis of social products. He is currently a writer for TechCrunch.  Previously, Constine was the Lead Writer of Inside Facebook,  where he covered Facebook product...

Neil deGrasse Tyson is the world's most famous astrophysicist, and he is a HUGE Trekkie. The host of StarTalk Radio is a fan of science fiction and futuristic movies, and of Star Trek in particular. Considering...

by Todd Spangler (courtesy Variety) JV between Coinstar, Verizon teams with Warner Bros. on subscriber signup promo Looking to get a lift from Middle Earth, Redbox Instant by Verizon will give a free streaming rental of...

Deal with Verizon to shell out $1 million as part of a contest by Marc Graser (courtesy variety) DreamWorks Animation is putting a twist on the free-to-play model of mobile gaming and will pay up to...

by Peter Bright (courtesy arstechnica) The 2013 SimCity reboot is heartbreakingly awful (they say). This is the second in our series of reboots that need the boot. We looked first at Alien vs. Predator. The third...

by RhettReese (courtesy Nerd Bastards) It wouldn’t be an inaccurate statement to say that the prospect of a Zombieland show over at Amazon initially piqued the interest of pretty much everyone here. Like, the movie,...

by TiA Staff What the Gee-zy-Yee-zy! And what's my motivation? Kanye is this and Kanye is that, Kanye loves attention, he isn't always wrong. So, tonight let's hope he takes a humorous approach to scraping...

Watch a 1,000-Hour Time Lapse of an Optimus Prime Painting in 90 Seconds by Angela Watercutter (courtesy wired) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTFtIBjhZqI&feature=player_embedded Artist Robert Xavier Burden likes to recreate the nerdy glee he felt with new toys as a kid....

by Pamela McClintock "Star Trek Into Darkness" The Paramount sequel returns Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto in the roles of Captain James T. Kirk and Spock. The USS Enterprise takes flight once again in North America as...

Images: Meteor Entertainment/Sam Kirk by Laura Hudson (courtesy wired) We’ve discussed The Hawkeye Initative before, a Tumblr where fans and artists recontextualize the costumes and poses of by female characters in comic books by replacing the...

by Angela Watercutter (courtesy wired) Somehow, for some reason, Angry Birds is going to be a movie. Continuing in the grand tradition of Mortal Kombat (the movie) and Super Mario Bros. (the movie) soon there...

by TiA Staff What is the deal with having a proprietary coin, this can't be a new trend. Yikes. So, now Amazon has just launched its own virtual currency the Amazon Coins. What say you? What...