Suddenlink inks deal with Sony Movie Channel HD

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Suddenlink and Sony Movie Channel have come to a multi-year agreement that gives subscribers access to the high-definition movie channel. The channel is currently playing films such as First Knight, The Toy, Clive Barker’s The Plague, and Stir Crazy…

New on Blu-ray & Digital HD this week

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What’s new on Blu-ray and Digital HD this week? The futuristic film Snowpiercer starring Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton is now available in a 2-Disc set from Anchor Bay that includes one BD full of bonus…

World Series streaming live on MLB.TV At Bat app for iOS

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This year’s Major League Baseball World Series will stream live for the first time via the MLB.com At Bat app for Apple iOS iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch devices. The live game streaming, which has already…

Walmart’s InstaWatch for Vudu expands digital copy access

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Walmart has launched the InstaWatch service for use with Vudu accounts that gives customers a digital copy of every eligible Blu-ray Disc or DVD that’s purchased at a Walmart store or online at Walmart.com. Previously, digital…

Netflix announces original survivalist thriller series ‘Between’

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This morning, Netflix announced a new original survivalist thriller series called “Between” that will premiere on City television stations in Canada, the soon-to-be-released Canadian subscription video streaming service shomi, and on Netflix wherever available. For Canadian residents, however, the…

Apple now shipping 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display

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Apple always seems be pushing image resolution further than the norm, as evidenced with their lineup of Macbook Pros, iPads and iPhones with high resolution Retina displays. Now the company’s new 27-inch iMac has introduced 5k…

Here’s a schedule of upcoming Marvel movies

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Movie audiences can’t get enough superhero movies, and this is reflected in the consistent production of titles for theatrical release from studios that collaborate with Marvel and DC Comics. Marvel has a slate of new releases…

AT&T U-verse HD channel update

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From time to time we update the list of HD channels available with AT&T’s U-verse TV service. While some of the changes listed below are fairly recent, others we’ve just been keeping track of. Some recent…

The Myth of Moby Dick explored in new Ron Howard film

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first trailer for the Ron Howard-directed film “In the Heart of the Sea.” Based on the book “In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex” by Nathaniel…

Panasonic shipping their first 85-inch 4k TV next month

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Panasonic has announced they’ll start selling two new 4k TVs next month, one of which will be their first 85-inch model. The super-sized AX850 and 65-inch AX900 Ultra HD TVs will expand Panasonic’s limited selection of 4k TVs…

How does the PlayStation TV compare to other media players?

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Sony launched the PlayStation TV streaming media player this week, a device that’s almost comparable with Amazon’s Fire TV, Roku, and Apple TV. We say “almost” because what Roku and Apple TV were mainly designed to…

CBS launches All Access streaming service

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As if taking a cue from HBO’s promise to deliver a stand-alone streaming service, CBS has announced a $5.99 per month product that will stream new TV shows the day after airing on traditional television. Branded…

HBO to launch stand-alone streaming service

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HBO’s  chairman and CEO  Richard Plepler said the company is planning to launch a stand-alone, over-the-top streaming service sometime in 2015. What the service will be called, and further details of the web-only product were not revealed. But…

Fox Soccer Plus to offer preview on AT&T, DirecTV, & Verizon

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AT&T U-Verse, DirecTV, and Verizon FiOS customers will get a preview of the Fox Soccer Plus channel starting this Sunday, October 19th through Monday, October 27th. The network covers soccer and rugby international competitions from the UEFA…

Muhammad Ali doc released to Digital HD, Blu-ray & DVD to follow

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Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has released the documentary film I Am Ali to Digital HD format, four weeks ahead of packaged disc formats. The film can be purchased or rented in HD quality from digital vendors…

Hercules Extended Cut announced for Digital HD & Blu-ray

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If you enjoyed last summer’s blockbuster Hercules starring Dwayne Johnson, some additional unseen footage may be something to look forward to. Paramount Home Entertainment has announced dates and pre-order availability of the Extended Cut of Hercules…

New Blu-ray & Digital HD this week: X-Men: Days of Future Past, Mr Peabody & Sherman, Spielberg Collection

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What’s new in movie and TV show releases this week? X-Men: Days of Future Past is now available in several variations from 20th Century Fox including a one-disc Blu-ray edition with Digital HD copy and two-disc…

‘The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power’ headed straight for Digital HD & Blu-ray

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Universal Studios has announced The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power will release straight to home media formats, first on Digital HD January 6, 2015, followed by the DVD and Blu-ray releases on January 20, 2015….

Netflix subs pay more for 4k video

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Netflix subscribers who want to stream in 4k video now need to pay more for the service. As the graphic above points out, the $11.99 per month “4-Screens + HD” is required for Ultra HD playback…

iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus launching in 36 additional markets

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Apple announced today the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available in 36 more countries and territories by the end of October, in what Apple calls “the fastest iPhone rollout ever.” The new locations…

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