Tag Archive: movie

Oct 31 2014

Roku Adds Google Play – Fails To Impress

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    I guess what most people would consider good news today is that Roku now has Google Play. Google/YouTube has been putting itself in a position now for streaming content directly to customers, but unfortunately Google Play hasn’t done anything differently to make themselves stand out over any other streaming service. Besides the fact …

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Oct 15 2014

Streaming TV: Charging Per Episode – Nope.

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Being able to stream TV shows from Netflix and Hulu for one flat fee is what makes those services great. The other day I was browsing with my Roku, and I was curious about what TV shows I could find. I finally found a TV show that I wanted to watch, but unfortunately, the TV shows …

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Aug 07 2014

Movie Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Very watchable

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As a fan of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [TMNT], I was really interested to see the new version. TMNT [1990] did good in theaters, having two follow sequels and a spinoff cartoon series. I knew I was going to have to see simply because of the new graphics and money that they could …

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Aug 01 2014

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy – Simply Awesome

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I went to go see Guardians of the Galaxy last night and I’m happy to report that Marvel Studios has another blockbuster movie on her hands with this release. I’m really glad to see that Marvel Studios put so much effort and care into their productions. I have to say that the release of the …

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Jul 27 2014

What does the early leak of The Expendables 3 mean?

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This past week, the Internet was buzzing about the leaked release of Expendables 3. Expendables 3 wasn’t supposed to be released for approximately another three weeks. Having a movie like this leak out onto the Internet so early is really going to hurt the bottom line of this movie release, but the bigger point here is the …

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Feb 15 2014

Movie review: Robocop (2014) – The attempted reboot.

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The reboot version of RoboCop came out this Friday. I’m not a big fan of the obnoxious jerks that go to the movie theaters on Friday night to watch these types of movies, so I typically wait until Saturday morning to watch them. The 80’s version of RoboCop has been one of those movies that …

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Feb 13 2014

The Top 10 Frustrating Things About Windows Movie Maker 2012

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I think everyone has experienced their fair share of difficulties with Windows Movie Maker 2012. It’s fair to say that the application is basic in nature and that Microsoft didn’t intend that Windows Movie Maker would be a high-end video editing package. My personal experience with Microsoft support was that Windows Movie Maker was intended …

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Jan 06 2014

I Don’t Care About Ultra HD 4K TVs; I Want What Comes Later

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It’s interesting to think about the introduction of Ultra HD 4k televisions when most cable broadcasters still offer 4:3 displays [standard resolution]; it’s stupid. And what’s more interesting is that in the past, customers purchased records and then they purchased cassettes. Then they moved from cassettes over to CDs. There’s always been a natural progression …

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Nov 05 2013

Roku + Plex is awesome for vacation entertainment

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I recently got back from from being on vacation for a week. I absolutely love the downtime and I do my best not to get too wrapped up in technology topics during my vacation time. But I have to admit, from my vacation last year, I found myself in situations where it was early in …

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Aug 24 2013

RedboxInstant video streaming service has a long way to go

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About a week ago, I signed up for my free trial of RedBoxInstant. the free trial is extended to new subscribers to RedBoxInstant and being a person that still rents DVDs from time to time, RedBox is the perfect option. It’s low cost and your ability to go online and reserve the movies that you …

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