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Netflix details new shows and movies arriving next month

Netflix details new shows and movies arriving next month

Netflix has detailed the new shows and movies that'll be arriving next month, as well as the ones that will be disappearing on December 1 (that gives you about two days left to catch up on them). The new content will roll out over the course of the month rather than all dropping at once, and include the series' we already knew were inbound, such as Marco Polo. The first batch of content will be arriving on December 1, and included among it is Troop Beverly Hills, Madison, and A Knight's Tale.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens HD images released by Disney

Star Wars: The Force Awakens HD images released by Disney

Worthy of pasting upon your desktop or your cellular phone without a doubt, a small set of shots from the upcoming Star Wars film have been distributed today by Disney. These are from the same Star Wars: The Force Awakens collection we reported earlier today for the IMAX vs Standard Release of the film, here showing the Millennium Falcon and three of the films' major stars. Here you'll find John Boyega and Daisy Ridley - and likely a Driver - in all their high-definition, 2048-pixel-wide glory, ready for the theater.

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Star Wars The Force Awakens: IMAX vs Standard release

Star Wars The Force Awakens: IMAX vs Standard release

One bit of detail has been cleared up in the wake of the release of the first Star Wars The Force Awakens trailer. That detail is in the IMAX filming of this movie. Earlier this year it was suggested by Bad Robot productions that massive IMAX cameras would be utilized in the filming of Star Wars 7. Images provided by Disney today make clear what that'll mean for those of you heading to theaters in December of 2015: you're going to need to head to an IMAX theater to get the full experience.

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Star Wars 7 lightsaber arguments miss the point

Star Wars 7 lightsaber arguments miss the point

When I woke up this morning, there was an early Christmas gift waiting for me on my phone. A new Star Wars trailer — a teaser, really — was released today, apparently JJ Abrams attempt to cause Black Friday accidents as we lazily sauntered around stores looking for deals. I was left with a feeling of “oh, neat, it’s all the things I expected”. There are Storm Troopers, the Millennium Falcon, X-Wings, and a Sith lord. There’s also a new light saber.

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Star Wars 7 trailer analysis: These are the details you’re looking for

Star Wars 7 trailer analysis: These are the details you’re looking for

It's time - the first teaser trailer for Star Wars VII is here. Star Wars 7, also known as The Force Awakens, is set to be one of the biggest movie releases in the history of movie releases. News articles about single tweets about details in the film have exploded. The trailer released this morning essentially crashed the iTunes Movie Trailer website. Movie theaters across the country are seeing filmgoers come in JUST to see the trailer. It's madness. What we're doing here is breaking this trailer down scene-by-scene.

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Jurassic World trailer released early: watch now

Jurassic World trailer released early: watch now

This morning the first full-length trailer for Jurassic World was released by Universal Pictures just a BIT earlier than was expected. This trailer will reassure you that Steven Spielberg is still attached (as a producer this time, not a director), and that you're still in the same Jurassic Part universe. You'll find Colin Trevorrow attached as director, and this film pumped up for release on June 12th, 2015. Oh and Chris Pratt is here to join in on the fun, of course - Star Lord!

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Redbox to raise movie and game rental rates

Redbox to raise movie and game rental rates

Just in time for the holiday season, Redbox will be raising the daily rates of its DVD rentals, and following this will be a somewhat substantial price increase for video game rentals in early January. Redbox promises this change will come alongside some improvements to the user experience -- most notably in the form of personalized recommendations -- as well as deals. This follows the company nixing its instant video streaming service Redbox Instant in October due to low user interest.

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Universal Pictures nabs Steve Jobs movie

Universal Pictures nabs Steve Jobs movie

Last week, Sony put its anticipated Steve Jobs movie in turnaround, and rumor had it Universal Pictures would be stepping up to take over. Nary a week later, that move has been confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter by a Universal spokesperson. Few other official details are available at this time, but sources say the movie was shopped around for over $30 million. This follows about two years of development Sony has shoveled into the movie, something that faltered after Christian Bale backed out.

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Star Wars 7 trailer released this week: here’s where [UPDATED: More theaters!]

Star Wars 7 trailer released this week: here’s where [UPDATED: More theaters!]

This "holiday week-end" you'll be able to see a trailer for Star Wars The Force Awakens, aka Star Wars 7, in select theaters throughout the United States. A limited number of theaters are said to be participating in this "preview" for the film - though we're not entirely sure why our source uses that word. One worker for a theater chain suggests that an internal email has been sent notifying employees that the preview will be coming. We must assume it'll be coming in a steel truck with armed guards, but no confirmation on that bit yet.

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