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The Snowy Day is Amazon’s budding Christmas classic for Prime

The Snowy Day is Amazon’s budding Christmas classic for Prime

We're officially counting down the days until Christmas, and that means holiday classics are on every channel. Many of these movies have stood the test of time, but they're feeling a bit stale...there's only so many times you can watch a certain claymation special or three. Enter Amazon's new 'The Snowy Day,' an original Christmas animation based on the book by the same name. It could, perhaps, one day be a Christmas classic...but only for those with a Prime membership.

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Google Play 4K update beats Apple by a mile

Google Play 4K update beats Apple by a mile

Google Play Movies of all sorts have appeared available for purchase and rental for several Android devices today. These 4K versions of top-tier AAA film releases are appearing on the Google Play store right this minute - though not for all Android devices that support 4K. As Google suggests, Chromecast Ultra, Sony Bravia Android TVs, and Xiaomi's Mi Box 3 will have access right off the bat.

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Sonos 7.0 arrives with full Spotify speaker control

Sonos 7.0 arrives with full Spotify speaker control

Spotify users with Sonos speakers can now control their whole-house music playback directly from the Spotify app, with a new update pushed out today. Sonos 7.0 allows you to spend less time in the company's own app and more time where your playlists live. When you hit play, you can now choose one or more of your Sonos speakers as the output, rather than just streaming through your phone.

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5 epic new movie trailers to start your day

5 epic new movie trailers to start your day

This morning we're diving in on a set of movie trailers that'll blow your socks right off of your feet. These movies are all set to come out in the next several months. A couple of them are coming out in the month of December, just in time for holiday break - or just before it. Either way, here's Star Wars: Rogue One, Guardians of the Galaxy, Ghost in the Shell, The LEGO Batman Movie,

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My favorite Netflix secrets: hidden genres, customized subtitles and more

My favorite Netflix secrets: hidden genres, customized subtitles and more

Netflix is the pinnacle of streaming home entertainment, but even veteran subscribers probably aren't using it to its fullest abilities. The video streaming service is full of secrets, some more secret than others, and you're unlikely to stumble upon them unless you go searching for them. Would you like larger, more colorful subtitles? Yes, there's a setting for that. How about filtering genres down to niche categories? Yep, you can do that, too.

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The Mummy has a hint of Mission Impossible because Tom Cruise

The Mummy has a hint of Mission Impossible because Tom Cruise

This isn’t your grandfather’s The Mummy. In fact, it isn’t even the 1999 The Mummy. While the former lies squarely in the realm of horror and the latter standing along the lines of family-friendly adventure, the 2017 representation of the iconic monster is 100% pure adrenaline-pumping action. And how can it not be with Star Trek Into Darkness director Alex Krutzman at the helm, guiding Tom Cruise in the lead. But don’t you blink, because this might only be the beginning.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer debuts with Baby Groot

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer debuts with Baby Groot

It's a day that comic book and movie fans equally look forward to: when Marvel releases a new trailer for an upcoming film from its growing Cinematic Universe. This time it's a new teaser for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and as you'd expect, it's full of action, humor, and the rag-tag group of heroes we came to love in the first movie. But without a doubt, the star this around will be the adorable Baby Groot.

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Hulu 4K streaming: How and what to watch

Hulu 4K streaming: How and what to watch

Hulu has announced that it now supports 4K streaming, just a couple of days after the same announcement came from YouTube. 4K streaming is available today to all Hulu subscribers, but it seems that you'll be limited in what and how you can watch for the time being. In short: if you don't like Hulu's original series or James Bond movies, there isn't much for you to watch in 4K yet.

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Here are Google’s top apps, content for 2016

Here are Google’s top apps, content for 2016

The year is about to end, and as is the tradition almost every where, it's a time for reminiscing and retrospectives. That's true back in the analog days and still true even in today's digital age. Being one of the biggest sources of digital content, Google Play has some insight into the hottest trends of the year. So naturally, Google is in the position to reveal what's hot and what's not as far as apps, music, and movies go. While some of them are as you would expect, there are others that will have you scratching your head.

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Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series revealed

Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series revealed

What do The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Batman, and Guardians of the Galaxy have in common? Aside from being hit titles in the entertainment market, that is. As of today, all four of the above have a Telltale Game to their name. Or at least soon all four will. At The Game Awards, famed game makers Telltale Games and the comic book giant Marvel announced a collaboration that no one except them saw coming: a game based on a once obscure superhero team that has unexpectedly taken the box office by storm.

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The Mummy teaser gives first look at Tom Cruise movie reboot

The Mummy teaser gives first look at Tom Cruise movie reboot

You may have missed the news, but fan favorite The Mummy is getting a reboot, and it’ll star Tom Cruise in the role first held by Brendan Fraser. Universal has finally given us our first look at the movie, doing so in two forms: a theatrical poster and a 15-second teaser. The teaser, as we'd expect, features an ancient monster, ancient artifacts, and Tom Cruise running really fast.

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Will Rogue One ruin Star Wars? [POLL]

Will Rogue One ruin Star Wars? [POLL]

Will the next Star Wars movie be the straw that broke the camel's back in Star Wars fandom? This month the second in an infinitely-long line of Disney-backed Star Wars films will debut with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. What we're discussing today is whether the release of this film will prove to Disney and Lucasfilm that they've made a mistake by continuing to milk the cow what is George Lucas' Star Wars universe.

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