NBC to Release Theatrical Movies

Thanks to the ban on large gatherings in many cities, movie theaters are empty. What will happen to all those new releases that were supposed to come out? NBCUniversal has decided it is a better option to release selected new movies online for customers to stream. Four movies are in the line right now: Trolls […]

Streaming Services Using Phone Companies for Marketing Boost

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As smartphone manufacturer subsidies are vanishing, carriers are stepping up. AT&T’s new HBO Max streaming service is being offered free for mobile phones and $15 for everyone else. This offer follows a pattern of streaming services being used as ‘free’ marketing ploys. Last week Disney and Verizon started offering an unlimited plan that includes a […]

Netflix Entering The Podcast Space

With the growing popularity of podcasting in the modern connected world, Netflix has found a clever way to integrate one into a series. It’s called “The Only Podcast Left” and it will serve as a fictional companion to the show “Daybreak,” an apocalyptic zombie series. “The Only Podcast Left” takes place in the environment of […]

HBO Confirms “Game Of Thrones” Prequel, “House Of The Dragon”

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After reports on Tuesday that HBO had scrapped a “Game of Thrones” spinoff, they announced on Wednesday that “House Of The Dragon” has been confirmed. It will be a prequel to GOT with 10 episodes based on George R.R. Martin’s book “Fire & Blood.” The series will take place 300 years prior to the events […]

We Compared the Streaming Services to Find What’s Best for You

Motion picture entertainment is always shifting. It went from theaters to TV to cable and now to digital streaming.  Each change has given consumers’ new advantages. The latest, streaming services, offer users the ultimate flexibility to watch movies when and where they want. Major entertainment distributors are taking note and adjusting accordingly. HBO Now is […]

Borat Goes Serious?

British actor Sacha Baron Cohen has been known throughout his career for playing silly, politically incorrect and at times extremely controversial characters. In his self-created films such as Borat and Bruno and in his role in Talladega Nights as well as in his TV work as Ali-G and on his recent show Who is America, […]

Five Great Movies Leaving Netflix this Month

Unfortunately, nothing lasts forever, including good things like stunning movies on Netflix. September will see several great movies leave the service. Here’s a quick list of five great films to check out before they disappear. 1. A Clockwork Orange (1971) The futuristic, dystopian crime film. 2. The Fast and the Furious (2001) About an LA […]

Netflix Releasing Ten Films in Theaters this Fall

In a significant increase, Netflix has announced that it will release ten films in theaters this fall with the intention of competing for the Oscars. The service has made movies for the Oscars before including well respected films Beasts of No Nation in 2015, then Roma, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs and Mowgli in 2018.  […]

Video Game Streaming – What Is It & How Do You Do It?

When talking about video game streaming, we aren’t discussing sites like Twitch that allow gamers to broadcast their game play online for others to watch. Video game streaming is a new way games can be delivered and played – it’s la carte. Think Netflix for video games, where the games are stored in the cloud […]

Disney+ Might Have A Streaming Limit Problem

We have been learning more and more about Disney+ weekly as the company continues to release new information ahead of its November 12th release date. We reported a ton of announcements regarding content last week and now we have some information on their streaming limits. One Disney+ account will be given permission to stream on […]

Disney + Launch Details

On its November 12th US launch, Disney + will offer 300 movie titles, a number that will grow to 500 in the first year, and 7,500 TV episodes.  The service will be the exclusive home for all Disney theatrical releases going forward.  At launch you’ll see Captain Marvel, Iron Man, Iron Man 3 and Thor: […]

Disney Announces Documentary to air on Disney+

After much speculation from the fan base, Disney finally unveiled something at the D23 Expo 2019: a self-promoting documentary series titled “One Day at Disney.”  This series will take viewers behind the scenes with the Walt Disney Company performers who bring the magic to life in Disney Parks, Disney Theaters and Walt Disney Imagining. Those […]

Sean Spicer to be on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ 28th Season

Sean Spicer, President Trump’s first White House Press Secretary, will be on the 28th season of Dancing with the Stars.  The show typically includes celebrities from the worlds of sports, TV, movies and music, but has had other Republican contestants including Tim DeLay, former Texas Congressman in season 9, Bristol Palin, daughter of Sarah Palin, […]

Roku Channel Offers New Kids and Family Emphasis

The Roku Channel is a two-year-old streaming service with 30.5 million users is offering a new Kids and Family portal, which is going live the week of August 19th. Rob Holmes, VP of programming and engagement for Roku said, “We recognize that it can be a challenge to find quality kids and family entertainment across […]

Apple Commits $5 Billion to Streaming Service

If money equals success, our friends at Apple are going for it.  The Financial Times reports that the company is increasing its budget for content from $1 billion – which sounds a lot like Netflix’s reported budget for this year – to $5 billion.  With that bankroll they’ll assure themselves of a competitive position against […]

Is Netflix the new “Real Madrid” of TV and Streaming?

Real Madrid is one of the biggest soccer clubs in the world, with a tremendous amount of pedigree, history, and money. They are known for purchasing the best players in the world, in their prime, for enormous fees, and it’s paid off with titles over the years, especially during the Christiano Ronaldo era. While this […]

Apple TV+ Series “The Morning Show” Features Big Stars

As the streaming service world is starting to get a little more crowded with the likes of Disney+ joining Netflix and Amazon in the market, Apple is also getting into the space with their own service Apple TV+. Headline names should equate to more viewers, or at least that is the stance Apple is taking. […]

Streaming Rights for Classic Shows are Big Business for Netflix and Hulu

Companies such as Comcast, Warner Media and Walt Disney are trying to compete with Netflix in their video streaming services. In order to do this, they are looking at the rights to use Seinfeld, a hugely famous retired comedy show which is has its streaming rights up for sale again. Seinfeld  has been available for […]

Amazon Offers $0.99 Music Streaming Plan

Amazon Music doesn’t have nearly as many music streamers as Spotify or Apple Music; however, in an effort to recruit more student users Amazon has announced a benefit for Prime Student Members that gives them access to Amazon Music Unlimited for just $0.99 a month. Students without Prime Membership can get a six-month free trial. […]

Disney+ Offers Bundle to Destroy Competition

The buzz is palpable around the release of Disney’s new streaming platform Disney+.  Set to release November 12th, it is entering the market against well established players like Netflix and Amazon, which would not be an easy task for a newbie, but with Disney’s catalog, they will light it up immediately, even if their subscribers […]

Facebook TV In Talks With Major Players; Disney, Netflix, Amazon, and more

Facebook is set to launch a new service this fall codenamed ‘Catalina’, which will serve as a larger version of their current Facebook Portal. Portal is like an iPad that primarily serves for making video calls and listening to music. Catalina will essentially be a bigger version of Portal. It will connect with your television, […]

Ed Sheeran Owns the Spotify Top 10

Singles have leaked out over the last couple weeks as teasers, but the official release of No. 6 Collaborations by Ed Sheeran exploded into the Spotify Top 10.  It looks like the old days when the Beatles would have multiple singles in the top 10 simultaneously.  Today it’s Sheeran with Khalid at number 3 on […]

Shawn and Camila; More than a Duo

Are Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello a professional couple or a couple-couple?  That’s the question that folks who see them together are asking.  Their professional hookup started back in 2015 when they combined for the hit “I Know What You Did Last Summer,” which they sang together at the LA Jingle Ball that year.  He […]

Lil Nas X “Coming Out” Party

June was a big month for Lil Nas X — he released his first EP, his hit Old Town Road reached 14 weeks straight at #1 on the charts, and to cap it all off, he got a monkey off his back that was likely there for quite some time. June is also gay pride […]

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello Get Intimate in New Music Video

“Senorita” by Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello sounds like summer as their mellow voices alternate, then harmonize, then alternate again with a light Latin snap rhythm in support of a pretty stock melody.  It also sounds like something else; a chart topper. The two artists had a hit together as teens four years ago with […]