Have a movie quote in your head, but can't remember what it's from? Most people turn to Google to find that kind of information, and for the most part you can find the source without too much trouble. What if you wanted to find the exact second the quote appeared in the movie so that you could actually play it back though? For that you might be better off using a site like Subzin.
Posts Tagged ‘Movies’
These days computers are becoming more and more of a media hub for users to watch movies or television shows on. For awhile I've switched between a handful of media players including VLC, KMPlayer, and GOM. All of those are excellent in their own way, and now I think I'll also have to add SPlayer to the list. On top of supporting the wide array of media types that the others do, SPlayer is fast.
Looking for a way to back up your old DVDs onto your hard drive? Want to watch your purchased DVD movies on your iPod? You're certainly not the only one. For some reason however, developers are not very keen on developing tools that do this. Luckily, HandBrake has stepped up to the plate with a free tool that lets you take control of your media.
As you probably know by now, the entertainment industry is still busy trying to sue The Pirate Bay out of existence. If they get what they want and The Pirate Bay closes down, their big piracy problem will not suddenly melt away. It may in fact continue to flourish, with or without The Pirate Bay.
So last week there was a story about a girl, Colby Curtin, that touched the hearts of thousands of readers, and Pixar played an important roll in it all. She was dying of vascular cancer, and her last wish was to see the movie Up. The only problem was that the movie is only in theaters, and she was to ill to be transported.
One of the things that is always hard about downloading from the BitTorrent network is trying to figure out what's legit and what's not. A lot of times I rely on the comments from other people to tell me whether the content is what it should be, or whether someone is trying to play a cruel trick.
The Al l Things D conference is going on right now and one of the most interesting things to come from it was when Walt Mossburg was interviewing Jeff Bezos, founder, president, and chief executive offer of Amazon.com. Bezos announced that within the next couple of weeks, Amazon will be launching a streaming movie service that users will pay for.
Tired of hunting down the various codecs to play your movies in QuickTime? Perian (free and open source) is pretty much the one-stop-shop when it comes to codecs on your Mac. It adds support for over two-dozen different types of media that QuickTime doesn't ordinarily support:
When Steve Jobs first announced the Apple TV, a device for playing digital content from iTunes, he was probably expecting it to become more of a hit than what it is. Sales aren't exactly stellar which leaves plenty of room for competition to come in and steal the show. In this case, it's Netflix's first streaming box made by Roku which in some ways, is coming in to shine brighter than the Apple TV [...]
Last week we wrote about how iTunes was getting new movies and making them available to purchase the same day as the DVD release. This is a pretty big step for Apple, and now we're learning that they're actually losing money on these new movies. The Wall Street Journal reported that while Apple is selling newly released movies at $14.99, they're actually paying the studios about $16 for each movie [...]
One of the questions that I get asked rather frequently is how people can take their media with them to places (normally work) without carrying a media player around. There are plenty of services out there that will let you upload, for example, your music so that it can be accessed from anywhere. But most of the time people want to stream it directly from their home machine.
Well, Blockbuster has apparently decided that it won't be sitting on the sidelines when it comes to distributing digital media.
At 1:46 AM today, Hulu launched to everybody in the United States after 18 weeks of private beta testing. Many of you have already been enjoying Hulu as one of their beta testers and so for you, this is no big deal. But to the thousands upon thousands of people who are just now hearing about this new way to watch TV shows and over 100 full-length movies for free, it is a big deal.
Sometimes it is astounding the collection of DVD's, CD's, games, and books people have. For some individuals it gets to the point where they don't even remember what they have anymore. In fact, I've known some people who would find themselves purchasing the same movies over again simply because their collection was so vast that they couldn't remember if they owned it already.
Anytime that I've needed to lookup information regarding a movie, I've always turned to The Internet Movie Database. They're considered to be "the biggest, best, most award-winning movie and TV site on the planet" and they have all kinds of information available.
It's inevitable that people would find ways to get the most out of Apple's new video rental service available via iTunes, but I never expected it to be this easy. The hack that has emerged is like the oldest trick in the book when it comes to circumventing time-restricted materials on your computer, and I figured by this day in age companies like Apple would been a little wiser.
This rumor by no means has been confirmed, but we're telling you about it so that you can keep your eye out for it. If it's true, it's an awesome deal. Rumor has it that starting on November 24th at 8 AM and running through November 25th at 11:59 PM, Wal-Mart is having another "secret" sale.
It appears as though movie rentals from iTunes are on the way! This is one of those things that just makes sense for Apple to do. They already sell movies on iTunes, and they sell Apple TV which they promote as "iTunes to Apple TV, wire free," so why not rent movies to make Apple TV and their iPods capable of playing movies that much more appealing?