Twitter, get me prewrite. For a shining albeit brief moment in time, the Twitter category "#1stdraftmovies" -- theoretical first stabs at famous film quotes -- became one of the more memorable…
"Go Anpanman," Nippon TV's popular kid toon, which centers on a talking bean-paste bun, has set a Guinness book record for having the most characters over its run: a total of 1,768 since the show's…
Despite my less than glowing review of the DX, I want to state up front that I really am a fan of Amazon's e-book reader. The idea is great and the execution is generally pretty good, even if the…
According to the pre-upfront chatter, the fall 2009 TV season was supposed to be themed "Revenge of the Multicam." But ABC's Wednesday slate illustrates how single-cam's seductive allure won't go…
When "Futurama" returns to TV next year, it might be without the show's original voice cast.
Disney's "G-Force" wound up being a guinea pig in more ways than one. The secret-agent critter pic had been planned as a 3-D project, had seen those plans dropped, then went back to being 3-D after…
Don't retire that film camera quite yet. As film struggles to remain relevant in today's increasingly digital environment, its strongest ally --ironically -- may be digital post-production.
Sony's PlayStation 3 hasn't moved as many Blu-rays as Hollywood had hoped it would, but the videogame console has clearly established itself as a lucrative platform studios can use to distribute…
The videogame biz is starting to lose ground in the recession.
Total U.S. home entertainment spending for the first half of 2009 slipped just 3.9%, according to the Digital Entertainment Group, with a still steep decline in DVD sales largely offset by growth in…
Robert Hopkins, an innovator in optical engineering whose lens designs led to the first high-def, wide aspect-ratio films, died Saturday, July 4, in Ithaca, N.Y. He was 94.