Sunday, April 23, 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.

By Brian X Chen (courtesy NYMag) On her talk show, Ellen DeGeneres plays a game with celebrity guests where she holds a card up to her forehead showing a word or name, like “Justin Bieber.”...

20-year industry veteran video game developer releases humorous game for iPhone and iPad, Zoombies: Animales de la Muerte, and is awarded a featured spot in the New and Noteworthy section of the iTunes App...

Teen-focuses YouTube network AwesomenessTV is being acquired by DreamWorks, as the studio extends its reach into online content. AwesomenessTV features talk shows, scripted and reality programs and sketch comedy. The company has released a...

Weekend could total up to $650 million worldwide Pat Saperstein (courtesy Variety) ‘Iron Man 3′ is on its way to a giant weekend at the domestic box office, adding $15.6 million in Thursday evening preview ticket sales...

by Raymond Wong (courtesy dvice), There were two games that stood out at last year's Electronic Entertainment Expo: Ubisoft's Watch Dogs and LucasArts' Star Wars 1313. Naturally, given our affinity for Star Wars, the game's...

(courtesy dvice) Over the last couple of weeks, reports of people picking up their Glass devices from Google have been trickling in. But for some reason, there hasn't been much seen regarding the actual process....

If it’s anything we’re willing to compromise in a New York apartment, views would be on the top of that list. A thousand bucks a month for a tiny studio in a great neighborhood...

FYI, you have to be physically present within the state of Nevada to play. (courtesy Arstechnica) On Tuesday, UltimatePoker.com is expected to launch what will become the country’s first fully legal online poker site—with one major...

By Joe Coscarelli On the same day the New York Times Company reported yet another quarter in which advertising, both print and digital, was down, along with total revenue, it also announced its long-touted...

Todd Spangler NewFronts: Original Internet Video Getting Big, But Still Not TV Big Yahoo unveiled slate of six new shows, including provocatively titled comedy “Losing Your Virginity with John Stamos,” as well as new partnerships...

At 8:05am on the morning of December 1, 2010, an FBI search warrant team swarmed up to a Silicon Valley home on an unusual misson: find the "sextortionist" who had been blackmailing pro poker...

Optimus Prime is an original Transformers character, who appears in the "Transformer" movie franchise. Information courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter & Paramount Pictures Fans of Hasbro's Transformers brand -- young kids today or big kids who...