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Tag: Movies

Redbox Gives Warner the Big F.U.

Redbox Gives Warner the Big F.U.
In my area, one of the only places to rent physical movie discs is at Redbox kiosks, so I’ve been a big fan for a while. I never liked the fact that you couldn’t get some new releases for weeks and weeks after they were available to purchase.

Papercraft Blade Runner Police Spinner Perfect for Retiring Paper Replicants

Papercraft Blade Runner Police Spinner Perfect for Retiring Paper Replicants
I always loved the flying vehicles in Blade Runner. I think it’s the fact that they could drive on the ground like regular cars, but then do the VTOL think and take off and land on a dime.

LomoKino Super 35 Movie Maker Camera Creates Old Timey Movies

LomoKino Super 35 Movie Maker Camera Creates Old Timey Movies
Today’s cameras are amazing things. They would seem like magic to the people who used the first cameras ever made. But maybe you don’t like today’s digital cameras/camcorders and want to make movies like in the old days.

Netflix Calls it Qwits, Cancels Qwikster DVD Website

Netflix Calls it Qwits, Cancels Qwikster DVD Website
You might remember that Netflix had plans to split up it’s DVD and streaming options into two separate businesses. The DVD rentals were to go to the Qwikster website, while instant streaming remained on Netflix.

Netflix Lets Starz Walk, Streaming Deal to End

Netflix Lets Starz Walk, Streaming Deal to End
OK, Netflix and Starz listen up – You’re killing me, Smalls! Seriously, the single best thing for me on Netflix is that when Starz has a movie or show I want to watch I know it will all be on Netflix.

Cars PC Casemod: Lightning McMod

Cars PC Casemod: Lightning McMod
The son of Highflow forum member and PC casemod enthusiast Kier loves the Disney animated movie Cars. So when the time came for his son to have his own computer, Kier took the opportunity to give his kid an extra special gift – a Lightning McQueen PC which he calls Lightning McMod.

Life-Sized Movie Replicas: From Thor to Green Lantern, Take Your Pick

Life-Sized Movie Replicas: From Thor to Green Lantern, Take Your Pick
Do you love your superheroes, but just can’t stand the fact that they aren’t real? Well then take the next step by ordering some life-sized movie replicas from your favorite movies, in order to release the superhero inside of you!

Disney Tactile Brush Seat to Add Realism to Games and Movies

Disney Tactile Brush Seat to Add Realism to Games and Movies
I like a lot of realism in my games – and movies to a point. I would love to have a chair that allows me to feel the forces exerted on the body during a real car race for instance.

weLoaded T-Shirt: Wearable Weapons Cache

weLoaded T-Shirt: Wearable Weapons Cache
Weapons don’t make a hero – or a villain – but they sure do help. The weLoaded T-shirt by Chop Shop pays homage to 79 famous combative devices from various book, TV, movie and video game franchises.

The Periodic Table of Robots: 2 Haro + 1 Big O Mechs Water

The Periodic Table of Robots: 2 Haro + 1 Big O Mechs Water
We’ve featured a couple of geeky takes on the periodic table of elements, and I’m sure there are more lurking around on the Internet. But this version is a bit more special than the other ones I’ve seen, and not just because it features my favorite Sci-Fi staple – robots!

Star Wars Complete Saga: 9 Discs, 40 Hours of Bonus Content, A Million Disappointed Fans?

Star Wars Complete Saga: 9 Discs, 40 Hours of Bonus Content, A Million Disappointed Fans?
I think it’s safe to say that we’ll see a bundled edition of Star Wars every time a new storage medium is introduced. The one for Blu-ray will finally be released this September, and from a quantity standpoint, the amount of Star Wars you’ll get should be enough to tide the hardest of hardcore fans until the next storage medium is introduced – all six movies and more than 40 hours of bonus content packed in 9 Blu-ray discs.

Terminator 2 T-800 Brain Chip Replica: A Must Buy For Humans

Terminator 2 T-800 Brain Chip Replica: A Must Buy For Humans
Here’s a replica of the damaged brain chip that was recovered from the T-800 that Sarah Connor crushed in the first Terminator movie. This brain chip “provided the basis for all of the research and development carried out by Cyberdyne Systems”, and ultimate led to Judgment Day.

James Cameron Buys 50 RED Epic-M Cameras, Avatar 2?!

James Cameron Buys 50 RED Epic-M Cameras, Avatar 2?!
You would have to live under a rock and have never watched movies to not know who James Cameron is. This is the dude behind the blockbuster Avatar and Titanic. Apparently, Cameron has bought up 50 new and very high-end RED EPIC-M digital movie cameras for an unnamed project.

DirecTV to Launch Premium VOD Service this Month

DirecTV to Launch Premium VOD Service this Month
I like to go to the movies, but my family often doesn’t want to. That means that I end up missing all sorts of cool flicks that I really want to see. I also purposefully miss a few of the films that my kids want to see if they look particularly boring.

Green Lantern Movie Power Battery Replica: Snot Too Classy

Green Lantern Movie Power Battery Replica: Snot Too Classy
Purveyor of all things geek Entertainment Earth is now selling this limited-edition movie version of Green Lantern’s Power Battery. Made of cold-cast porcelain, it was created using the same cast that was used to make the actual prop used in the upcoming film, and also comes with Green Lantern’s power ring.

Angry Birds Rio Game Coming in March

Angry Birds Rio Game Coming in March
The last time I took my kids to the movies, we saw a preview for the animated flick Rio and it looked cool. Now each time we see a bird on TV my daughter reminds me I promised to take her to see that movie with the bird that can’t fly.