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Facebook brings Rovi’s entertainment info database to your profile

Facebook brings Rovi’s entertainment info database to your profile

Facebook has just partnered up with Rovi Corporation to bring more detailed information regarding the movies, TV shows, and celebrities to its social network. This new partnership will give application developers the option to incorporate Rovi's services into their apps, so that they can provide seamless integration between their apps and the entertainment database provided by Rovi to create a more "connected experience for consumers".

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Ender’s Game teasers ignite: original novel popularity surges

Ender’s Game teasers ignite: original novel popularity surges

As the film version of the story presented in the Orson Scott Card science fiction book Ender's Game gains steam in the teaser and advertising world, the novel appears to be grabbing its own share of attention as well. This week is the 9th week that Ender's Game has been aboard the New York Times Best Seller's list, it currently resting in the #18 spot between A Clash of Kings and A Feast for Crows. For those of you excited about the movie, there's been several teasers unleashed quite recently that you'll want to wrap your head around, not least of these the first teaser poster, Battle Room and all!

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Star Trek Into Darkness International Trailer crash lands with details

Star Trek Into Darkness International Trailer crash lands with details

If you're all about the next Star Trek movie "Into Darkness", you'll be more than pumped up about the newest full trailer, stacked to the brim with no fewer explosions than you'll need to blow your eardrums out. What we're still not sure of is who this enemy of our friendly protagonists is. What we ARE sure of is the fact that, whether or not we've heard of this bad guy before, we'll be flipping out over the awesome crash of first-generation Federation ship into the sea and up against the shore of what we're pretty sure is London, England.

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Oz the Great and Powerful spells magic: our Sony Pictures Imageworks interview

Oz the Great and Powerful spells magic: our Sony Pictures Imageworks interview

This week we had the opportunity to have a chat with Sony Pictures Imageworks on how they brought the next generation of L Frank Baum's "Oz" universe to life in the prequel: Oz the Great and Powerful! Our chat began with Sony Pictures Imageworks' Senior Visual Effects Supervisor Scott Stokdyk, who let us know first and foremost his role with the film. We then quickly launched in on how the movie creates not just a re-entry into this magical environment for fans of the classic "Wizard of Oz" picture, but also - and especially - lovers of the original book series from whens the whole universe is born.

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Time Warner cuts itself off from Time Inc.

Time Warner cuts itself off from Time Inc.

Time Warner has just announced that it will be separating itself from Time Inc. The decision was made by its board of directors who felt that this separation is the best decision for both companies. Time Warner will cut away from the magazine business and focus all of its efforts on building its juggernaut media network comprised of a huge amount of popular TV stations as well as its movie ventures.

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Iron Man 3 theatrical trailer unleashes army of Iron Men

Iron Man 3 theatrical trailer unleashes army of Iron Men

Today is the day we continue the Tony Stark saga with the first full theatrical trailer for Iron Man 3, complete with full views of the main villain, plotline confirmations galore, and a bit of a teaser of what's sure to be the final battle of the film. This movie contains much contemplation on the part of Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark character and some hard decisions made by both he and his associates regarding the defense of the United States of America. To do this, for starters, they'll be rolling out with Iron Patriot - clad in the stars and stripes of the USA flag on an Iron Man body.

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Lucasfilm celebrates 25th anniversary edition of Willow with artist chat

Lucasfilm celebrates 25th anniversary edition of Willow with artist chat

Complete with a lovely dual-interview opportunity for the public with two of the classic film's integral artists, Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment are re-releasing Willow. This movie will be appearing on both DVD and Blu-ray after director Ron Howard and star Warwick Davis give an "Artist to Artist Twitter chat" this month. You'll be able to join in, too!

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Jaws and Star Trek IV props hit the auction block

Jaws and Star Trek IV props hit the auction block

We have talked about some interesting items that turned up on the auction block from some the biggest movies in cinema history over the years. Not long ago we talked about the racing suit that Ricky Bobby wore in Talladega Nights. Some new and very interesting movie props have turned up for auction with a company called ScreenUsed.

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