Is Movie Piracy Being Used as a Weapon?

Hateful Eight

Happy new year! Over the holidays, an interesting story emerged concerning Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, The Hateful Eight. If you aren’t familiar with the film, it’s a western flick set in the post-civil war era. The plot really isn’t the point of this article, so if you don’t know much about it, no worries. Nonetheless, the trailer is … Read more

Share This Post:

Video Streaming Surpasses Disc Rental Revenue

Video Streaming Services

It was announced this week that revenue from video streaming services has finally surpassed that of physical media — such as DVD’s and Blu-Ray discs. On Thursday, Yahoo! Finance reported that in QR3 of this year, physical media rental revenue declined 18% year-over-year to $793 million.  Meanwhile subscription streaming revenue increased 26% up to $1.03 billion in the same time … Read more

Share This Post:

3D Tech Has Little Effect on Emotional Response to Films

Red blue 3D glasses Wallpaper__yvt2

Although a great deal of efforts are underway to bring more 3D experiences to the masses, a newly published study suggests that the extra time, energy, and resources put into making a 3D film ultimately have very little impact on a viewer’s emotional response to the film. The study, published by the University of Utah, measured the … Read more

Share This Post:

Vision Correcting Displays Could One Day Replace Reading Glasses

Reading-glasses-on-ipad

Get ready to ditch those old reading glasses, because “vision correcting” displays could be popping up in all sorts of devices in the not-so-distant future. A recent study — published by the MIT Technology Review — suggests that technology is in the works to enable devices to adjust the content on screen to “undo” the effects of vision … Read more

Share This Post: