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  • Amazon Instant Video to offer 4K Ultra HD content from Warner Bros, Lionsgate, 20th Century Fox and others
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    Amazon Instant Video to offer 4K Ultra HD content from Warner Bros, Lionsgate, 20th Century Fox and others

    By 6 January 2014

    Amazon Instant Video is working with Warner Bros, Lionsgate, 20th Century Fox, Discovery and others to offer 4K Ultra HD content. Amazon announced in December that it wanted to push 4K content, and it even confirmed Amazon Studios would shoot all 2014...

  • The Simpsons Lego set and minifigs to release in April/May 2014
    Gadgets

    The Simpsons Lego set and minifigs to release in April/May 2014

    By 18 October 2013

    We first heard in March that Lego was working with 20th Century Fox to release The Simpsons-branded minifigs and sets, and now there's a new report that details what the entire range will allegedly entail. The licensed range had been rumoured to include...

  • The Simpsons Lego in the works
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    The Simpsons Lego in the works

    By 11 March 2013

    Lego is in talks with 20th Century Fox with a view to releasing The Simpsons-branded minifigs and sets. As reported in The Wall Street Journal, Lego's Jan Christensen confirmed that the Danish toy manufacturer was currently speaking to Fox about the long-running...

  • Studios still throwing cash behind 3D, Fox invests big time in new 2D to 3D conversion system
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    Studios still throwing cash behind 3D, Fox invests big time in new 2D to 3D conversion system

    By 11 February 2013

    There's been a backlash against 3D of late. Television manufacturers - LG aside - focused on anything but 3D at this year's CES trade show in Las Vegas. Higher resolutions and smart TV capabilities were of a greater priority to most and stereoscopic video...

  • I, Robot 3D Limited Edition Blu-ray 3D Gift Set pictures and hands-on
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    I, Robot 3D Limited Edition Blu-ray 3D Gift Set pictures and hands-on

    By 31 October 2012

    To commemorate the launch of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment's first foray into 2D to 3D conversion specifically for Blu-ray 3D release, the movie studio has released a Limited Edition Gift Set version of I, Robot 3D featuring a life-size model head...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #103 - I, Robot 3D, Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini and Felix Baumgartner
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #103 - I, Robot 3D, Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini and Felix Baumgartner

    By 15 October 2012

    We held off on posting the podcast this week so that we could include our trip to Fox Studios in Los Angeles and some chitter chatter on I, Robot 3D, the conversion that's coming to Blu-ray 3D. In addition, the team decides whether the Samsung Galaxy...

  • I, Robot 3D: US Robotics NS-5 pictures and hands-on
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    I, Robot 3D: US Robotics NS-5 pictures and hands-on

    By 15 October 2012

    To bolster the title range of Blu-ray 3D, and give more reason for consumers to adopt the format, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has spent a considerable amount of time and money in converting the Alex Proyas-directed movie I, Robot into 3D. And...

  • 24 coming to Lovefilm as part of Fox deal
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    24 coming to Lovefilm as part of Fox deal

    By 25 June 2012

    All episodes of all seasons of Twentieth Century Fox are to be available on Lovefilm's video-on-demand service soon. Available from July, the adventures of Jack Bauer will also be joined by all episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, spin-off Angel, Prison...

  • Prometheus eyes-on... Preview of 13 minutes of glorious 3D footage
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    Prometheus eyes-on... Preview of 13 minutes of glorious 3D footage

    By 10 April 2012

    Ridley Scott's sort-of prequel to Alien, Prometheus, is coming to UK cinemas on 1 June, and Pocket-lint was invited to be one of the first outside of 20th Century Fox itself to see actual footage from the movie. Not the trailer. Not small clips shown...

  • Prometheus: Android inspired by Blade Runner not Alien
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    Prometheus: Android inspired by Blade Runner not Alien

    By 10 April 2012

    Prometheus, Ridley Scott's 3D pseudo-prequel to Alien, features an android character called David, played by Michael Fassbender. And, considering the new film's heritage, you would think that the German-born actor would have used fellow franchise androids...

  • Ridley Scott: 3D isn't brain surgery, it's dead simple
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    Ridley Scott: 3D isn't brain surgery, it's dead simple

    By 10 April 2012

    It may surprise some but Prometheus, Ridley Scott's prequel to Alien, has been shot in 3D - his first film to be so. Indeed, some might have even believed the English director was not be a fan of the technology. They'd be wrong. And having seen around...

  • Fox: 3D Blu-ray will take time to develop
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    Fox: 3D Blu-ray will take time to develop

    By 18 July 2011

    3D Blu-ray has had an inauspicious start. Launch titles exclusively tied to consumer electronics manufacturers and kit bundles, a (minor) format war on which technology works best - passive or active, and a general lack of content have all attributed...

  • Fox: Apple will adopt Ultraviolet cloud movie format
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    Fox: Apple will adopt Ultraviolet cloud movie format

    By 15 July 2011

    Ultraviolet, the cloud movie format championed by nigh-on all of the major studios, is "very close" to making its consumer bow. It will undoubtedly be of massive benefit to film fans as it will offer cloud-stored versions of a movie they have bought on...

  • Star Wars Blu-ray hands-on
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    Star Wars Blu-ray hands-on

    By 15 July 2011

    Rarely have we been so excited about three 30-second video clips as we were at the Digital Entertainment Group Europe event held in Disney's offices last night. For the first time on UK soil, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment played actual footage of...

  • Angry Birds Rio ditches the pigs goes after Blu
    Gaming

    Angry Birds Rio ditches the pigs goes after Blu

    By 31 January 2011

    Rovio Mobile, the makers behind the Angry Birds games has announced that it’s teamed up with 20th Century Fox for a new Angry Birds game that’s due out in March. The new game, Angry Birds Rio, will be released in connection with the new movie Rio...

  • Digital Copy take-up "low but growing"
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    Digital Copy take-up "low but growing"

    By 30 March 2009

    The number of consumers who use the "Digital Copy" of a movie bundled with their purchased disc is described as "low but growing". 2009 figures are up from last year with the most recent stats showing between 10% and 15% accessing the digital version,...

  • iTunes UK gets 20th Century Fox TV shows
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    iTunes UK gets 20th Century Fox TV shows

    By 22 July 2008

    20th Century Fox has announced that it will be offering television shows in the UK through iTunes. 24, Bones and My Name is Earl are immediately available for purchase and download on iTunes Store UK. Over the next few weeks, more shows will be introduced...

  • Macworld2008: Apple and Fox launch "iTunes Digital Copy"
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    Macworld2008: Apple and Fox launch "iTunes Digital Copy"

    By 16 January 2008

    20th Century Fox and Apple have announced "iTunes Digital Copy" which gives customers who purchase a Fox DVD a digital copy of the movie for iTunes. Like movies bought from iTunes, an iTunes Digital Copy can be viewed on a PC or Mac, iPod with video,...