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Awesome SteelBooks and other collectibles coming soon!

by Blogger on ‎07-18-2014 03:17 PM - last edited on ‎07-18-2014 03:55 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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It's that time of year again where movie fans, TV show fans, collectors, and general geeks (Me) start to get really excited! We would like to show you our calendar of all the awesome exclusive and collectible movie and TV show products coming in the next 3 months.

 

This year we have everything from SteelBook™ to lenticular!

 

So sit down, strap in, and push that odometer to 88 miles per hour (maybe we will get there faster :smileywink:)

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Dolby Atmos brings more immersive sound for the home

by Blogger on ‎06-23-2014 04:21 PM - last edited on ‎06-24-2014 10:18 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Dolby has long been synonymous with audio quality, particularly since consumers have been exposed to it for decades in technologies as varied as cassette tapes and movie theatres. Since it’s also entered the home in the form of Dolby Digital and Dolby Surround, the company has put out something called Dolby Atmos, and it’s one of the more intriguing audio technologies launched in recent times.

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How to add movie effects to your smartphone video

by Blogger on ‎05-30-2014 08:39 PM - last edited on ‎06-02-2014 03:09 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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It seems almost rare now to watch a Hollywood film that doesn’t have some form of special effects in it, and fantasy, sci-fi and action movies top the list. Adding effects like rollover cars, robots and aliens into your smartphone videos is now a lot easier with results that look undeniably cool. Here’s a look at how you can make it happen on your phone.

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Reel Heroes! – Comic book style SteelBooks™ that will melt your face

by Blogger on ‎05-01-2014 10:40 AM - last edited on ‎05-08-2014 12:14 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Universal Studios is bringing in a second wave of comic style SteelBooks!

These slick matte finished collectable SteelBooks feature a comic panel stylization for each of the movies they represent.

 

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The 2014 Screen Actor Guild Awards - The Oscar® precursor

by Blogger on ‎01-20-2014 03:07 PM - last edited on ‎01-20-2014 04:14 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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This past weekend the Screen Actors Guild handed out their annual trophies for acting across film and television for 2014, and as most Oscar® devotees will attest, these awards often indicate who the leading favourites are in the race for the upcoming 86th annual Academy Awards™.

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2014 Academy Award Nominations aren’t too surprising!

by Blogger on ‎01-16-2014 10:26 AM - last edited on ‎01-16-2014 12:29 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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This morning The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their nominees for the 86th Annual Academy Awards®. Here's my take on the nominees... 

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Great & Inexpensive Stocking Stuffer Ideas for the Upcoming Christmas Season!

by Blogger ‎10-29-2013 02:10 AM - edited ‎11-09-2013 03:57 PM

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With the gift giving season fast approaching, I've recently started to consider (and worry about) what gifts to include this year in my wife's Christmas stocking. One might think that stocking stuffers are the least of a gift giver's worries, but that’s not the case when it comes to my wife's stocking. Stockings in our family are a huge to do! There are plenty of gifts included, and even an "overflow bag" for all of those larger (yet stocking appropriate) items that won't quite fit into the stocking itself. Read on for a short list of useful stocking stuffer ideas...

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CONTEST EXTENDED- LAST CHANCE! Walking Dead Season 3 CONTEST!

by Blogger ‎08-26-2013 09:01 AM - edited ‎09-03-2013 03:16 PM

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To celebrate the release of the 3rd season of walking dead on August 27th we are giving away FREE copies of the Collectors editions!

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I believe in Gotham City! But do I believe in Ben Affleck as Batman?

by Blog Editor in Chief ‎08-23-2013 03:08 PM - edited ‎09-03-2013 01:54 PM

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Warner Bros. just announced that Ben Affleck will star as the new Batman in the next superhero sequel to the latest version of Superman, “Man of Steel.”

 

The massive buzzing on the internet, filled with both pro and con comments following this announcement, is music to the studio’s many ears. So don’t be left in the dark: revisit the many batmans of the past so when this movie comes out you can make an informed decision about Ben’s worthiness to portray the caped crusader.

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Watch Star Trek Into Darkness on the big screen in Toronto!

by Blog Editor in Chief ‎08-22-2013 03:36 PM - edited ‎12-09-2013 01:54 PM

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Calling all Klingons, Kirks, Spocks and Scotties!

 

CinemaNow,  a digital movie service that provides instant access to Hollywood’s hottest movies and today’s most popular TV shows, will be hosting a free outdoor screening of “Star Trek Into Darkness” in Toronto at Yonge and Dundas Square at dusk on Tuesday, September 3rd

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The Conjuring: one of the best new releases for fans of horror movies

by Blog Editor in Chief ‎08-02-2013 05:09 PM - edited ‎09-03-2013 02:06 PM

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The Conjuring is an outstanding haunted house horror movie.

 

It’s based on the real lives of paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, convincingly portrayed by Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga (Bates Motel, nominated for Academy Award for Up in the air).

 

I loved the pacing of the film which gradually raised the tension in the theatre over the first half hour, then routinely shocked and surprised the audience for the rest of the film. 

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Iron Man 3' Review: Aftermath

by Blogger ‎05-08-2013 12:11 AM - edited ‎05-08-2013 04:46 PM

Iron Man 3Haunted by the events of the Avengers, sleepless Tony Stark throws himself into a relentless cycle of fear of the unknown and preparation for the next big event. When the terrorist known as the Mandarin comes to town with a "lesson" to teach and hurting the people he cares about, Iron Man swears an oath of revenge. What ensues is a battle that will rock the foundations and bring Tony to his knees.

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4K TV: The new generation in television technology.

by Blogger on ‎04-26-2013 11:11 AM - last edited on ‎09-04-2013 03:40 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

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Freshly returned from an epic 4K technology media event with Sony Canada in California, I had the chance to get intimate with the new Sony X9 series (4K TV) line-up of the world's next generation in home television viewing.

 

 

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Django Unchained Xbox 360 Giveaway CONTEST!

by Blogger on ‎04-08-2013 09:29 AM - last edited on ‎04-08-2013 11:24 AM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

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Future Shop is celebrating the upcoming release of Quentin Tarantino's smash hit Django Unchained with a giveaway of an exclusive prize pack worth over $345!

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Game of Thrones Season Three Hollywood Premiere

by Visitor FSMovieBuyer on ‎03-21-2013 12:00 PM - last edited on ‎03-21-2013 01:32 PM by Retired Administrator

 

It's one of the most popular TV shows on the planet and Hollywood hosted the first ever premiere of the epic HBO program Game of Thrones. I was fortunate enough to attend the festivities - from the red carpet premiere at the famous Grauman's Chinese Theater to the cool after-party at the Roosevelt Hotel. An amazing night to celebrate an amazing show!  

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