Tag Archive: Films

Fill your Apple TV shortlist with Tribeca films

Looking to watch peerless films on your Apple TV? Look no further than Tribeca Shortlist, a service for film lovers that showcases a high-quality, curated list of films that are worth watching. Already chosen as a Best New App for iPhone and iPad by Apple, Tribeca Shortlist is now available on the biggest screen in […]

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Hand stabilizer will put the ‘Pro’ in your GoPro films

The GoPro action camera has turned average consumers into cinematic artists. But sometimes the star is not the camera itself, but the accessory that helps the camera get that award-winning clip. A new handheld stabilizer by áetho could be the next star, preventing jerky footage with a professional smoothness that uses sensors to adjust to […]

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Vacation vicariously with these must-see summer travel films

Vacation films used to be something to fear. The blurry Super 8 home movie from the lake or the two-hour slide show of the neighbor’s trip to the Badlands would quickly put us to sleep (although we might have preferred death). But these days, anyone can shoot and edit their vacation films with cinematic flair […][Read More…]

This movie app brings you daily deals on classic films

If you’re looking for a good deal on a movie to watch you may want to check out the freshly-launched Movie of the Day! app on iOS, which offers up to 70 percent discounts off the price of new and classic…Read more ›

Dropped iPhone 5 films its watery descent to the ocean floor

An iPhone 5 user from San Diego almost lost his Apple handset after accidentally dropping it into the sea. “My brother tried throwing my phone to me,” Gregory Papadin told British newspaper The Mirror. “It ended up going straight under…Read more ›

Video shows how Disney animators recycled footage from older films

Drawing an entire new movie by hand is a long, hard, tedious process, but the animators at Disney have a hidden trick up their sleeves: they recycle footage from older animated films into new ones. In a new video showing…Read more ›

Death-defying iPhone films dizzying 40-story dive

Catalin Marin should be walking around the streets of Dubai with a new iPhone – and not the one he dropped from a building 40 stories high. Not only did Marin’s phone survive, it was rolling video the whole way…Read more ›

6 audacious fan films that could teach Hollywood a lesson

Fan films are the ultimate way for devotees to pay tribute to the characters they love. They give fans the chance to show how the beloved heroes (and antiheroes) should be portrayed — without the creativity-sapping “benefit” of focus groups, hack screenwriters…Read more ›

One of Sundance’s hottest films was shot on an iPhone 5s

Tangerine has been a breakout hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The indie flick is drawing crowds thanks to a plot that features transgender prostitutes, Hollywood, meth addicts, pimps, and beat cops. But the craziest thing about director Sean…Read more ›

5 short films that will blow your mind during your daily subway ride

Okay, so we live in something of a great time for epic movie storytelling — where a combination of the home video market, multiplex theaters, and multi-part franchises mean that filmmakers are no longer pressured to squeeze giant stories into…Read more ›