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  • VIDEO: Toshiba and Intel set to create interactive Tweet based movie
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    VIDEO: Toshiba and Intel set to create interactive Tweet based movie

    By 12 July 2011

    Toshiba and Intel have come together to create a social network powered horror movie called 'Inside'. Made by Disturbia director D.J. Caruso ,the "social film project" sees will let let consumers post tweets and Facebook messages for the lead character...

  • Film studios demand website showing King's Speech to be blocked by BT
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    Film studios demand website showing King's Speech to be blocked by BT

    By 28 June 2011

    Online piracy looks set to take a major knock as a landmark case begins between BT and Hollywood film studios, who demand website Newzbin2 be blocked for illicit filesharing.  Paramount Pictures and Disney along with many others are involved in the case...

  • Winklevoss v Facebook is back - this time it's Boston
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    Winklevoss v Facebook is back - this time it's Boston

    By 24 June 2011

    You may remember Facebook telling us yesterday that they were "pleased to see the other party now agrees". Well it looks like they don't, with the Winklevoss twins now taking their 7-year-long Facebook battle to the Massachusetts courts. The pair have...

  • TVShack student could be headed to US for trial
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    TVShack student could be headed to US for trial

    By 17 June 2011

    For those of you yet unawares of the currently unfolding TVShack trial, here is a quick roundup:  Richard O'Dwyer, a 23 year old British student at Sheffield Hallam University, founded TVShack, a website that provides links to illegal copies of movies...

  • Green Lantern augmented reality app interacts with movie posters
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    Green Lantern augmented reality app interacts with movie posters

    By 31 May 2011

    Warner Bros have announced a clever augmented reality app which will see an interactive national poster campaign, newspaper articles and even magazine cover wraps. Those who download the app, which is available both on Android and iOS, will find that...

  • VIDEO: Tron Uprising trailer released
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    VIDEO: Tron Uprising trailer released

    By 4 March 2011

    Tron Legacy, although rather spectacular on the visuals, was a bit of a let down in terms of the plot; something which Tron Uprising - the inevitable Disney cartoon spin-off - will no doubt mirror. Queue this trailer for the new Tron series, which shows...

  • Top 10 uses of augmented reality in the movies
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    Top 10 uses of augmented reality in the movies

    By 1 March 2011

    Augmented reality is all around us and it’s been helping Hollywood storytellers tell their adventures for a very long time and will probably continue to do so in the future. While we've spent much of AR Week on Pocket-lint so far explaining what it...

  • Lovefilm and Amazon to bring movies to your phone
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    Lovefilm and Amazon to bring movies to your phone

    By 20 January 2011

    With so many dealings with each other in the past, it's of little surprise that Amazon has finally decided to buy up UK based movie rental service Lovefilm. The companies have been intertwined ever since Lovefilm acquired Amazon's European DVD rental...

  • Tron: Legacy - photos, ladies and lightcycles
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    Tron: Legacy - photos, ladies and lightcycles

    By 17 December 2010

    We've gone crazy over Tron: Legacy in recent times here on Pocket-lint. Not only is it the sequel to one of our favourite films of all time (although, having seen it again of late, we're clearly wearing rose/neon-tinted glasses) but everything about it...

  • VIDEO: Green Lantern movie trailer - featuring the coolest gadget in comics?
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    VIDEO: Green Lantern movie trailer - featuring the coolest gadget in comics?

    By 19 November 2010

    In honour of the awesome Green Lantern movie trailer, which shows that the released flick is going to be a cunning blend of action and extreme superhero campness - let's open a debate here. We reckon that the Green Lantern's ring is the coolest gadget...

  • APP OF THE DAY - Movie Vault (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY - Movie Vault (iPhone)

    By 5 November 2010

    As Friday comes and goes many will be looking forward to the weekend, however many fans of this beloved app slot will have a heavy heart as it will be a full 2 days before App of the Day will once again grace the virtual pages of Pocket-lint. Still, to...

  • The Social Network: 5 other tech company films...
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    The Social Network: 5 other tech company films...

    By 16 October 2010

    The film The Social Network has landed and with it a huge pile of curiosity from the 500 million Facebook users out there who make up the potential audience for this blockbuster movie. Just how many likes will it get? If you do give it the thumbs up,...

  • Facebook the Movie trailer debuts on MySpace
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    Facebook the Movie trailer debuts on MySpace

    By 16 September 2010

    Irony is sweet. Unless it's part of the Alanis Morissette song Ironic, which doesn't feature a single example of irony in its lyrics. Which is, in itself, ironic. Aaaargh... Sony Pictures, though, is treading a fine line along the irony tightrope by premiering...

  • 3D killing movie attendance figures
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    3D killing movie attendance figures

    By 31 August 2010

    This summer saw US movie theatres hit the lowest audience attendance figures in 5 years. Movie website Hollywood.com says that the overall number of tickets sold is estimated to be around 552 million. The previous lowest, in 2005, was 563.2 million....

  • Philips 21:9 "Tell It Your Way" final: Cast your vote
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    Philips 21:9 "Tell It Your Way" final: Cast your vote

    By 24 August 2010

    Philips' 21:9 inspired short film competition, "Tell It Your Way", has reached the public voting stage - so now is your chance to have your say on what director deserves his or her chance to spend a week working at Sir Ridley Scott's offices in London,...

  • The best Lego movie remakes on the web
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    The best Lego movie remakes on the web

    By 30 July 2010

    People with spare time on their hands are very clever, especially when it comes to creating tributes to their favourite movies with Lego minifig characters - but what are the top Lego movies on the web today? In steps a merry bunch of fans on YouTube...

  • Comic-Con 2010: New Tron Legacy trailer
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    Comic-Con 2010: New Tron Legacy trailer

    By 23 July 2010

    You can try and deny it, but we know you are a big fan of Tron, even if you haven't seen it over the last decade.  With less than 150 days to go before Tron Legacy from Disney hits the cinemas (17 December), the company that resides in the Magical Kingdom...

  • Aspects of Inception plot are possible claims dream analyst
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    Aspects of Inception plot are possible claims dream analyst

    By 18 July 2010

    Intentional/lucid dreaming and shared dreaming, as seen in Hollywood blockbuster Inception starring Leonardo DiCaprio, are indeed possible, and lucid dream induction technology akin to what is unveiled in the powerful new scifi action movie Inception...

  • VIDEO: Facebook movie - finally we see some action
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    VIDEO: Facebook movie - finally we see some action

    By 16 July 2010

    The previous trailer for the upcoming Facebook Movie - The Social Network - was just a load of cheesy one liners over some buzz words. We weren't impressed. To be honest it looked as if it might be a bit of a dud. But now, we're whistling a different...

  • VIDEO: Facebook movie trailer
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    VIDEO: Facebook movie trailer

    By 28 June 2010

    The first trailer for the upcoming Facebook movie has been released and, even though it only features sound bites from the film over some text, it looks as if it might be pretty corny. There are some awful one-liners it has to be said: "A million dollars...

  • MUBI movie streaming on the PS3
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    MUBI movie streaming on the PS3

    By 19 May 2010

    MUBI is launching on the PS3 this autumn. The movie streaming service will offer classic cinema, indy flicks and international films which will be perfect for anyone bored of watching Will Smith save the world, or Ben Stiller get himself into awkward...

  • Blinkbox offers optimised PS3 service
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    Blinkbox offers optimised PS3 service

    By 10 May 2010

    Blinkbox has launched a PS3 version of its popular streaming service, in a move that it hopes will make it the "British equivalent" to US streaming service Netflix. When PS3 users visit the Blinkbox site, they will now find a PS3 friendly screen that...

  • Lovefilm offers Oscar-winner for free
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    Lovefilm offers Oscar-winner for free

    By 26 April 2010

    Movie-subscription service Lovefilm has secured the exclusive Blu-ray and DVD rental rights to Oscar-winner Departures, which secured the Best Foreign Language Film award at this year's ceremony. The company is also offering subscribers the chance to...

  • Augmented reality visor revealed by Tony Stark
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    Augmented reality visor revealed by Tony Stark

    By 23 April 2010

    Iron Man 2 hits cinemas on 30 April in the UK (7 May in the US) and fans can work themselves into a frenzy in anticipation by visiting www.starkexpo2010.com - a dummy site where several viral videos and tech concepts await. The latest section of the site...

  • Paramount movies coming to MSN Video Player
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    Paramount movies coming to MSN Video Player

    By 15 April 2010

    Late last year, Microsoft launched the MSN Video Player in the UK. It came with content from the BBC, Endemol, RDF and a number of other big names, but was focused mainly on TV shows.  That seems to be changing, with the announcement that Paramount Pictures...