Items tagged with Hollywood

Over the past 20 years, special effects houses (typically known as VFX studios) have risen from an occasional tool used in science fiction or fantasy movies to a mainstay of the entire industry. The... Read more...
The stock slump that followed Nintendo's Wii U announcement shows no signs of abating; the company's share price is down more than ten percent as of this writing. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has expressed surprise over the reaction. "Honestly... Read more...
Rumors regarding Nintendo's second-generation Wii have been circulating following news that the console would be demo'd at this year's E3. Unlike the Playstation or XBox 360, the Wii has never been significantly updated, which is part of why fans... Read more...
According to The Wall Street Journal, Google and YouTube are looking to add widely sought-after films from major studios to its service. Unlike other content on YouTube, however, most of these videos will cost money and will only be available to... Read more...
While AMD's dedicated chip sales may be sagging, the company has still found reason to celebrate. With the success of the Wii comes the inevitable success of AMD, at least in small part. Today, Advanced Micro Devices proudly announced that the 50... Read more...
One of our favorite uses for all this hardware, gaming, is starting to generate titles large enough to effect other parts of the entertainment industry.  No longer are A-list games only competing with each other for sales, but now it seems that the latest movie releases are being factored into the... Read more...
The Motion Pictures Association of America (MPAA) has struck out at pirates yet again, and we're not talking about the Jack Sparrow variety of pirates here.  We're talking about the kind that put expensive movies on the 'net for all to view for no price.Perhaps the most interesting piece of news in this story is... Read more...
AT&T recently announced that when it comes to piracy it plans to do what other high-speed internet providers have fought to keep from doing; work hand-in-hand with Hollywood. While the details are still rough, AT&T and Hollywood studios hope... Read more...