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Why NVIDIA’s Turing matters to you: Better looking movies

Why NVIDIA’s Turing matters to you: Better looking movies

At last, NVIDIA revealed their Turing architecture for next-generation graphics processing. At Siggraph 2018, NVIDIA's CEO Jensen Huang announced not only the company's 8th-generation GPU architecture, but the first ray-tracing GPU, a list of top-name graphics software companies adopting this new technology, and a brand new NVIDIA Open Sources Material Definition Language SDK. But why does this matter to you, the everyday average SlashGear reader? Let's talk about movies.

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The Dark Knight is 10 years old: Here’s an IMAX re-release

The Dark Knight is 10 years old: Here’s an IMAX re-release

A decade ago, the Batman film The Dark Knight was released unto an unsuspecting world populous. The Dark Knight was released on the 18th of July, 2008, and on a budget of $185-million, it brought in over $1-billion in box office revenue. Now, 10 years after its initial release, Batman: The Dark Knight is getting an IMAX re-release.

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Roku’s free movie channel launches on PC and mobile

Roku’s free movie channel launches on PC and mobile

Roku has announced a major expansion of its free movie service, making it available to anyone -- even people who don't own a Roku device. You no longer need a Roku set-top box or smart TV to view The Roku Channel thanks to a web and mobile launch. Any smartphone, tablet, or PC can be used to access the channel's new online destination,

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Microsoft joins Movies Anywhere with a tempting sign-up promo

Microsoft joins Movies Anywhere with a tempting sign-up promo

Disney has set out to do something pretty ambitions in launching Movies Anywhere, as it wants to provide something of a digital locker for all of your movies - or at least as many as possible. With so many different places to buy movies digitally, that's no small task. One by one, however, Disney has been tempting distributors into the fold, and its latest one is a particularly big fish: Microsoft.

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MoviePass will limit everyone to 3 movies a month

MoviePass will limit everyone to 3 movies a month

MoviePass is about to get a lot less appealing, with changes later in August that will limit every subscriber to just three movies per month. The troubled movie subscription service had previously promised its users they could watch a movie every day, but cashflow headaches and other issues have gradually soured the deal.

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MoviePass hikes price to $15 per month, limits first-run movie tickets

MoviePass hikes price to $15 per month, limits first-run movie tickets

Days after a service outage and revelation of major financial troubles, MoviePass has announced a subscription price increase that will go live within the next 30 days. As well, the company has confirmed a recent report claiming upcoming restrictions on big releases, revealing plans to limit the availability of first-run movie tickets on more than a 1,000 screens across the country.

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New Venom trailer is packed with symbiotes

New Venom trailer is packed with symbiotes

Sony has release a couple of trailers for Venom so far, and with each new one, we learn a little more about the movie. In the last trailer, we finally got to see what Venom will look and sound like, but this time around, he gets a lot more screen time. He isn't alone, either, as this trailer shows us that Venom isn't the only symbiote roaming the streets.

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MoviePass tipped in plan to ditch blockbuster movie tickets

MoviePass tipped in plan to ditch blockbuster movie tickets

MoviePass troubles continue with a source claiming the company will soon stop offering tickets to major blockbuster movies. The leak follows the company's outage last week, which an SEC document revealed to be the result of a lack of money. MoviePass took out an emergency $5 million loan, but still struggled to return to normal. Behind closed doors, at least according to the leakster, the company is scrambling to survive.

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Cancel your MoviePass account: How to ditch right now

Cancel your MoviePass account: How to ditch right now

On Thursday evening, MoviePass ran out of money, and their service stopped working. You read that right. MoviePass didn't have enough money to pay for all the tickets its subscribers were buying. As such, MoviePass' owner Helios and Matheson Analytics revealed on Friday that they'd borrowed $5-million to keep the lights on.

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MoviePass ran out of money last night, causing service outage

MoviePass ran out of money last night, causing service outage

MoviePass customers began experiencing issues using the service's mobile app last night, complaining that they were unable to check-in for their chosen movie, among other things. The company acknowledged these issues in a tweet, saying that it was investigating, followed by later updates saying the card processor partners weren't at fault. Rather, according to a document filed with the SEC, MoviePass ran out of money last night.

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This giant LEGO Hogwarts set is a Harry Potter fan’s dream

This giant LEGO Hogwarts set is a Harry Potter fan’s dream

Today a Harry Potter LEGO set dream comes to life - and it's not a MOC, it's a real set release. This Harry Potter's Wizarding World's latest is a 6,020-piece LEGO set the likes of which have never been released before. As such, it's also going to cost you the appropriate amount of cash: A cool four hundred bucks American, good buddy.

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First Aquaman trailer revealed at SDCC

First Aquaman trailer revealed at SDCC

DC superhero Aquaman hasn't been seen since his appearance in last year's Justice League, but he's finally getting his own movie this fall. The film is also the first since Warner Bros. announced a revised approach for its franchise of DC hero film, with less focus on an interconnected universe as Marvel Studios. Director James Wan was at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend to reveal the first trailer, and it looks like Aquaman is doing all it can to avoid the dark and gloomy world of some of the recent DC films.

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