Internet Distribution

Internet Distribution


A friend and I were having a discussion recently.
I asked him what he thought the next method of distribution for films and music would be. My thoughts were that we would have to come up with some new method that was convenient, sturdy and didn’t involve compression (as CDs and DVDs do, thereby limiting the picture and sound quality, although not very much). He simply said that it wasn’t going to happen; in the future it’s all going to be distributed on the Internet.
I’ve heard this argument before. My grade ten IT teacher assured us that within five years (and this was four years ago) we would no longer be purchasing CDs. With the advent of broadband we were going to see purchases of music and movies online, streamed to the computer or another device...

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iPod Movies – A Cinema In Your Hands

iPod Movies – A Cinema In Your Hands

Did you ever see that movie with Sir Anthony Hopkins when he was a primatologist and he was doing work out in the jungle when he befriended a group of silverbacks? Well, what happens is that these bastard gorilla poachers come by and attack the group. What do you know but, the gorillas and Hopkins(!) fight back and kill a couple of the poachers. He goes to an insane asylum and the great silverback goes to the zoo. Mind you, this thing was fierce and desired freedom more than any star and stripe waving, apple pie eating red-stater could even fathom. But, once he’s in the zoo for so long, when they finally open his cage, he’s too broken to attempt to walk out. Well, that’s like me. Blinking is sometimes too much effort.

But, just today I ran across s...

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5 Movies From Your Childhood

5 Movies From Your Childhood To Share With Your Kids


Brand new movies are great!
It’s so much fun standing in line at the theater, breathing in the buttery popcorn smell, giddy with anticipation when a new movie is released.

My children love watching the latest and greatest movies, but I just grin when I hear my children singing the songs I used to sing as a kid – “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” or “Tomorrow”. Hearing their little off-key renditions is the best music to my ears.

Have you introduced your children to the movies you enjoyed when you were younger?

Swiss Family Robinson (1960)
The Robinson family gets shipwrecked near an island. With hard work and togetherness, they build a majestic tree house...

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Disney+’s Short Circuit Trailer 

Disney+'s Short Circuit Trailer

Disney+’s Short Circuit Trailer 

Disney+’s Short Circuit trailer: Explore the depths of your imagination

Disney+ has released the official trailer for their newest animated series titled Short Circuit, featuring a preview of the fourteen short films from Walt Disney Animation. All animated shorts of Short Circuit are now available for streaming. Check out the video in the player below!

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Short Circuit is Disney Animation’s experimental short film collection created by the studios’ filmmakers and artist...

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‘Masters of the Universe’ Reboot Delayed

'Masters of the Universe' Reboot Delayed

‘Masters of the Universe’ Reboot Delayed

Sony’s reboot of Masters of the Universe will no longer be released in March of 2021, according to DeadlineThat slot is now occupied by Uncharted, a movie based on the popular video game series starring Tom Holland. Uncharted was initially scheduled for release on December 18, 2020, but has since been pushed back to March 5, 2021. As for Masters of the Universe, the movie has been taken off Sony’s schedule until further notice.

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’s Noah Centineo was confirmed to play He-Man last spring. But with Sony’s decision to delay the movie indefinitely, He-Man’s future is suddenly less certain. Adam and Aaron Nee (Band of Robbers) are still attached to direct the movie. Back in October, The Hollywoo...

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Beastie Boys Story Trailer

Apple has revealed the first trailer for Beastie Boys Story. We learned earlier this month that Oscar-winner Spike Jonze had a new documentary on the legendary group set to premiere later this year. Now, we have a little look at what that’s going to entail, and it looks to be an intimate, unique experience. How, precisely, it will play out remains to be seen, but it’s promised that this will be a “live documentary experience” from director Spike Jonze and the surviving members of the Beastie Boys.

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The Spike Jonze directed teaser kicks off with a rendition of the group’s hit song Paul Revere while archival clips of Mike D, MCA and Ad-Rock play. We then see Mike ” Mike D” Diamond and Adam “Ad-Rock’ Horovitz take the stage to present clips to a live audience...

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Torchlight Frontiers Becomes Torchlight III

Torchlight fans just received some huge news – Torchlight Frontiers has become Torchlight III, reverting to the classic model with linear progression. This Diablo-esque hack-and-slash dungeon-crawling RPG series has kept fans entranced since it debuted in 2009. Fans have been waiting for a new installment since 2012, and that wait will soon be over.

Last year, Echtra Games founder Max Schaefer announced that Torchlight Frontiers, which was to be a free-to-play addition to the series, would be delayed into 2020 because it needed more time. Torchlight Frontiers was to take place in a “shared, persistent, and dynamically generated world” with 60-80 hours of content. This makes it a much larger game than either of the previous iterations of Torchlight...

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Movies:To Learn a Language

Movies: The Natural Way To Learn a Language

Have you ever wondered how it is possible that you can speak your native language so easily? When you want to express something, correct phrases and sentences just come to you. Most of this process is unconscious.

Stephen Krashen, a professor at the University of Southern California and a linguistics expert, has developed a hypothesis to explain how this is possible. He used his Input Hypothesis to design what he calls a “natural approach” to learning a language.

Krashen uses “input” in this context to describe the words and sentences that you read and listen to. If you understand these sentences, they are stored in your brain. More specifically, they are stored in the part of your brain that is responsible for language.

Krashen uses his hypothes...

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First Rule of ‘Fight Club’

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt

It is hard to believe but Fight Club is now more than 20 years old. David Fincher’s magnum opus on men, insomnia, and soap opened in theaters on October 15, 1999. The controversial film quickly became a cult favorite and soon was one of the most quoted films of its era.

But that was 20 years ago. One of its two stars, Brad Pitt, now jokes that he no longer even remembers the first rule of Fight Club. (We would tell him what it is, but that would break the first rule of Fight Club.) Honored with the Maltin Modern Master Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival this week, Pitt accepted his prize with a very funny speech where he marked the passing of time in his career by acknowledging all the things he is now too old to do...

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Music to The Turning Soundtrack

 Finn Wolfhard

Finn Wolfhard

Exclusive: Finn Wolfhard on contributing music to The Turning

Coming Soon.net recently talked to The Turning star Finn Wolfhard (Stranger Things) about the horror film and he confirmed his band The Aubreys will be featured on the horror film’s soundtrack. The latest adaptation of Henry James’ novel The Turning of the Screw, is a moody and evocative ’90’s set film with original music for the feature, which is now playing in theaters.

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“We didn’t really know that we were doing it until a few months before the movie was going to come out,” Wolfhard shared, “We had a really fun time doing it as a quick thing. We had a lot of fun doing it.”

On the 90’s inspiration behind the Aubreys track, the star sai...

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