Yearly Archives: 2011
Customers of Amazon's Prime monthly subscription plan will soon be able to stream content from CBS Corp. after a multi-year agreement was made between the two parties. The deal includes around 2,000 television episodes of shows like "Numb3rs," "Medium," "Frasier" and all "Star Trek" series episodes
20th Century Fox will release X-Men: First Class on Blu-ray Disc (with Digital Copy) and DVD on Sep 9, 2011. Bonus material includes two hours of interactive extras, deleted and extended scenes, talent interviews, featurette “Children of the Atom,” and 10 Marvel “X-Men” digital comics.
Warner Bros. Pictures' has released a teaser trailer for The Dark Knight Rises, the "epic conclusion" to the The Dark Knight series, Directed and co-written by Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight Rises looks about as "dark" as Batman has ever been. The film stars Christian Bale, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Gary Oldman -- slated to hit theaters on July 12, 2012.
Talk about turnaround, only a month after the Boston Bruins won the NHL Stanley Cup Warner Home Video has released "NHL Stanley Cup Champions 2011: Boston Bruins" on both Blu-ray Disc and DVD.
Possibly the only Blu-ray Disc boxed-set to rival "The Lord of the Rings Extended Edition" this year will be the release of “Star Wars: The Complete Saga” set to hit shelves on September 16, 2011. To give fans a sneak peak, George Lucas and co. have released an application called the "Star Wars Blu-ray: Early Access App" for all Apple iOS devices including the iPhone, iTouch and iPad.
What do you get when you cross the BBC's "Doctor Who" TV series (2005) with the French art film "Amélie" (2001)? A blockbuster-free week for Blu-ray releases, but one not without some titles worth checking out.
Time Warner is now simulcasting cable news channels CNN & HLN online to customers of Comcast, Dish Network, AT&T, Verizon and other providers. However, don't be confused if you're a Time Warner Cable subscriber and can't get the online channels.
Nintendo has launched a free application for streaming playback of Netflix content on the 3DS. The app works nicely with the Wii console as well, meaning, you can start watching something on your Wii at home and continue watching on your 3DS wherever there is Wi-Fi.