Adventure Time leads the #tempfreeapps [App Download] list [Late March, 2017]
Today a number of really awesome apps and games have gone from a few dollars on Google Play to free… also on Google Play. This includes such simple future-classics as Peach Icons, and GPS Speed Pro, as well as oddities most haven’t heard of before, like Motorsport Manager. And Adventure Time – it doesn’t even matter which app it is, … Continue reading...
Charlize Theron joins racing 'Fast and Furious' series with 'badass jet'
BEIJING (Reuters) - Fast car chases, daring stunts and explosions return to the big screen in the eighth installment of the "Fast and Furious" racing film franchise and Oscar winner Charlize Theron joins the cast with her own "badass jet". ...
Charlize Theron joins racing 'Fast and Furious' series with 'badass jet'
BEIJING (Reuters) - Fast car chases, daring stunts and explosions return to the big screen in the eighth installment of the "Fast and Furious" racing film franchise and Oscar winner Charlize Theron joins the cast with her own "badass jet". ...
Walmart’s Vudu service now lets you convert discs into digital movies
If you have a large movie library on disc and you happen to use Walmart‘s streaming service, Vudu, then you might like this bit of news. Walmart has announced that it will now allow Vudu users to convert their disc-based movies to digital ones, regardless of if they’re DVDs or Blu-Rays. The service goes live today and it supports around … Continue reading...
Walmart’s Vudu service now lets you convert discs into digital movies
If you have a large movie library on disc and you happen to use Walmart‘s streaming service, Vudu, then you might like this bit of news. Walmart has announced that it will now allow Vudu users to convert their disc-based movies to digital ones, regardless of if they’re DVDs or Blu-Rays. The service goes live today and it supports around … Continue reading...
U.S., Canada lift global box office as international sales flat
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Worldwide movie ticket sales increased by 1 percent to a record $38.6 billion in 2016 as theaters in the United States and Canada rung up higher sales and overseas returns were flat, according to industry statistics released on Wednesday. ...
Spice Girl Mel B files for divorce from husband of nearly ten years
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Spice Girl Melanie 'Mel B' Brown filed for divorce from her husband after nearly 10 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences. ...
Disney stole 'Zootopia,' writer claims in U.S. lawsuit
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co was sued on Tuesday by a longtime Hollywood screenwriter and producer who accused the studio of copying its blockbuster, Oscar-winning animated film "Zootopia" from his work without permission. ...
Wyclef Jean says 'treated like criminal' in LA handcuffing incident
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Grammy award-winning hip hop artist Wyclef Jean said he was handcuffed and "treated like a criminal" when he was briefly detained on Tuesday by law enforcement officers in Los Angeles as they investigated a robbery. ...
Amazon’s Music VP Steve Boom will tell TechCrunch Disrupt how the future sounds
 Alexa voice control and Prime’s subscriber base have suddenly made Amazon a real contender in music alongside Spotify, Apple and YouTube. But can a streaming service succeed as a perk bundled with free two-day shipping? At TechCrunch’s Disrupt NY conference in May, we’ll ask the most aptly named executive in tech, Amazon’s VP of Music Steve Boom. Formerly a 10-year… Read More ...
'Gay moment' stays put as Malaysia to release 'Beauty and the Beast' without cuts
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Walt Disney blockbuster "Beauty and the Beast" will be released in Malaysia this month without any cuts, the company said on Tuesday, after censors had earlier asked for the removal of a "gay moment" in the movie. ...
AT&T extends DirecTV NOW’s free HBO perk to new customers
Earlier this month, AT&T introduced a special perk for its existing DirecTV NOW subscribers: a bill credit or, depending on their subscription tier, a year of free HBO service. That was great for those who signed up before March 6, but not so much for those who were previously on the fence about signing up. Now the company has announced … Continue reading...
Singer Jason Derulo discusses acting ambitions at 'Swalla' launch
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hip hop artist Jason Derulo has big ambitions to break into movies and television but when it comes to auditions, the singer said they are not his thing. ...
Twitter launching Live video API tomorrow
 Twitter is about to make it much easier for media publishers to post live video broadcasts with the launch of a live video API tomorrow morning. The API will let companies hook up professional broadcasting and video editing equipment to Twitter with more powerful integrations than Twitter’s existing Periscope Producer feature. The forthcoming API was first reported last week by The… Read More ...
Swedish singer Zara Larsson seeks to build U.S. fan base
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Swedish pop star Zara Larsson may have racked up more than 1 billion streams on music service Spotify within a few days of her new album's release, but the 19-year-old knows she still has some work to do in the United States. ...
Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' tops U.S. Billboard charts for second week
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - British singer Ed Sheeran reigned atop the weekly U.S. Billboard album and digital song charts on Monday, as his latest album garnered strong sales for a second consecutive week. ...
Roman Polanski wants 1977 rape case over, attorney tells L.A judge
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fugitive movie director Roman Polanski will have to wait up to three months to hear whether he can resolve his four-decade-old rape case without serving more jail time in the United States. ...
L.A. judge in Roman Polanski case defers decision on more jail time
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fugitive movie director Roman Polanski will have to wait up to three months to hear whether he can resolve his four-decade-old rape case without serving more jail time in the United States. ...
TV's Kardashian says she's 'much better' person after Paris robbery
(Reuters) - Reality television star Kim Kardashian has finally given a first-hand account of being robbed at gunpoint in Paris last year, an experience she said has helped her grow and become a better person. ...
New Drake music ‘More Life’ now streaming, not Apple Music exclusive
The wait for new music from hip-hop star Drake is finally over, as his new album, errr, “playlist”/”project” as he prefers to call it, has finally been released. Titled More Life, the 22 tracks were premiered on Drake’s Beats 1 show, OVO Sound Radio, on Saturday without warning. The really great news for fans though is that More Life is … Continue reading...