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ESPN+: How does it work, what does it offer, and how much is it?
ESPN+: How does it work, what does it offer, and how much is it? By Maggie Tillman

ESPN+ is finally here.Disney's latest product is a direct-to-consumer subscription video service for all you MLB and NHL sports fans. There’s no separate app to install on your device; it's all within the redesigned ESPN app that's now available. Here's... Read more

Disney's standalone streaming service: What's the story so far?
Disney's standalone streaming service: What's the story so far? By Elyse Betters

Disney is currently developing on a standalone streaming service - and it hasn't been shy about discussing it with the media.Thanks to the company's talkative CEO, we have a good idea about when it will launch, how much it will cost, and what types of... Read more

Disney might not ditch Netflix after all, new streaming service could co-exist
Disney might not ditch Netflix after all, new streaming service could co-exist By Elyse Betters

Contrary to recent reports, Disney might not be pulling its content from Netflix. The Marvel films and TV series, along with the Star Wars films in the US, could stay on the platform beyond 2019.At present, Netflix has the exclusive rights to Disney's... Read more

What is DisneyLife and why will it make your summer holidays better?
What is DisneyLife and why will it make your summer holidays better? By Rik Henderson

Disney has always been active on streaming services, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, with many of its movies available to view as part of a subscription. However, it has also been steadily growing its own, standalone streaming service since launching... Read more

World exclusive Tomorrowland video explains why it's best viewed in IMAX
World exclusive Tomorrowland video explains why it's best viewed in IMAX By Luke Edwards

Tomorrowland is Disney's latest live action movie all about, you guessed it, the future. To fit in with that theme it's been shot and edited to look better on one of the most high-tech cinemas in the world, IMAX.We've secured a short video feature with... Read more

Indiana Jones 5 confirmed: Indiana Jones and the Stairlift of Fear, anybody?
Indiana Jones 5 confirmed: Indiana Jones and the Stairlift of Fear, anybody? By Rik Henderson

Not content with one Lucasfilm exclusive, having published a stack of photos taken on the set of the new Star Wars film, Vanity Fair has followed it up with news that there will be another Indiana Jones sequel.While talking about The Force Awakens, Lucasfilm... Read more

Disney Movies Anywhere lets you store and stream all your Disney, Marvel and Pixar films and buy new ones
Disney Movies Anywhere lets you store and stream all your Disney, Marvel and Pixar films and buy new ones By Elyse Betters

Disney has launched a free app and website called Disney Movies Anywhere, and it serves up all the Disney, Pixel, and Marvel digital films you have already bought or want to buy.Disney Movies Anywhere, which is accessible from the web, a computer, or... Read more

Disney movies added to Lovefilm streaming offering
Disney movies added to Lovefilm streaming offering By Hunter Skipworth

Disney has joined up with Amazon's Lovefilm to offer the best in new and old movies via its Lovefilm Instant streaming service. Movies include the likes of Wall-E and Lady and the Tramp, with more being planned in future.Simon Morris, chief marketing... Read more

Disney's Wreck-It Ralph film brings retro video game villains to life (video)
Disney's Wreck-It Ralph film brings retro video game villains to life (video) By Danny Brogan

Disney’s latest animated adventure film, Wreck-It Ralph, sees some of our favourite video game bad guys make cameos, including characters from Streetfighter II, Sonic and Mario.Due in cinemas in time for Christmas, the film sees Ralph, a villain from... Read more

Lovefilm announces new Disney deal to stream ABC
Lovefilm announces new Disney deal to stream ABC By Ben Crompton

Lovefilm has announced a deal with Disney, which will enable it to stream a wide variety of ABC programming to its members, bringing access to some popular American TV, including Grey's Anatomy and Desperate Housewives.Beginning this month you'll be able... Read more

Disney movies available to rent on YouTube
Disney movies available to rent on YouTube By Hunter Skipworth

Disney and YouTube are set to bring hundreds of classic movies to the video streaming website, as post on the YouTube blog revealed a small selection of the films to come. Titles like Cars and Pirates of the Caribbean as well as animation classics like... Read more

Disney and YouTube video deal aims for child-friendly rebranding
Disney and YouTube video deal aims for child-friendly rebranding By Ben Crompton

YouTube and the Walt  Disney company have joined forces in order to bring both companies a greater share of the online children's market. Disney bringing a much-needed child-friendly factor to YouTube, and YouTube giving Disney a cooler edge.The video... Read more

Tron: Legacy - photos, ladies and lightcycles
Tron: Legacy - photos, ladies and lightcycles By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Disney planning first 3D subtitles
Disney planning first 3D subtitles By Duncan Geere

Disney has announced that it's going to be the first movie studio to release a 3D movie with subtitles. And not just flat subtitles either - the letters will be in full 3D too. The company claims that the technology to do this has only just become available.The... Read more

Eight upcoming 3D movies you'll want to watch
Eight upcoming 3D movies you'll want to watch By Stuart Miles

The cinema world is going three dimensional, but what movies should you be calling in the babysitters or favours to watch? We take a look at the ones that should be on your list. So grab your glasses, jump in the car and get ready to head to the cinema... Read more

Disney to make BD-Live Blu-ray push
Disney to make BD-Live Blu-ray push By Amy-Mae Elliott

Disney has unveiled ambitious plans to bring BD-Live to all its future Blu-ray titles, beginning with the October debut of "Sleeping Beauty". The entertainment company had previously revealed its intent to utilise the many extras that BD-Live offers,... Read more

Disney announces BD-Live releases for 2008 - here comes Blu-ray 2.0
Disney announces BD-Live releases for 2008 - here comes Blu-ray 2.0 By Amy-Mae Elliott

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced its first "Platinum" Blu-ray Disc titles with BD-Live. The BD-Live discs will feature advanced interactivity, including live web-enabled and picture-in-picture bonus features. The four new titles will... Read more

Disney sells millions through iTunes
Disney sells millions through iTunes By Amy-Mae Elliott

Figures have been released from The Walt Disney Company's most recent fiscal quarter, and the company have reported very strong sales through Apple's iTunes store, totalling 23.7 million television episodes and two million movies, according to Disney... Read more

Disney offer portable DVD player for kids
Disney offer portable DVD player for kids By Stuart Miles

Disney in America has announced two portable DVD players targeted at children. The personal DVD player will measure 3.5in and be available in different character themed designs including Disney Princess (pictured), Mickey, Power Rangers and other main... Read more