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Disney embraces theaters for the rest of its 2021 movies

Disney embraces theaters for the rest of its 2021 movies

If you were hoping to stream the rest of Disney's 2021 movies on Disney+ the same day they hit theaters, think again. The company has announced that the rest of its 2021 movie lineup will have exclusive theatrical windows before making their way to its streaming service. The change comes amid growing numbers of people heading back out to their local cinemas.

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Apple Music uses Shazam to compensate creators in DJ mixes

Apple Music uses Shazam to compensate creators in DJ mixes

Music streaming has become a giant industry in itself for the past few years, but there are still plenty of kinks to be ironed out in the prevalent business model. Proper compensation is always a thorny issue for music that's aired over the Internet. DJ mixes are even more problematic because they, well, mix content from different artists. That's a very niche but problematic area that Apple Music wants to specialize in, thanks to music-fingerprinting technology from Shazam.

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The Matrix Resurrections trailer 1: The first Easter Eggs

The Matrix Resurrections trailer 1: The first Easter Eggs

Today we're taking a peek at the first full trailer for The Matrix Resurrections, or The Matrix 4. This trailer is all about reflections - not just resurrecting the past, but reflecting what's come before. The release date for this trailer is 9/9, and the release date for the movie is 122221, or 12/22/21, December 22nd, 2021. I've had dreams that weren't just dreams. Time to take the Red Pill.

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Netflix will release an interactive WWE horror movie for Halloween

Netflix will release an interactive WWE horror movie for Halloween

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has teamed up with Netflix to release an interactive horror movie based on The Undertaker, the professional name used by retired wrestler Mark Calaway. As with Bandersnatch and a handful of kids shows, Escape the Undertaker will allow viewers to decide how the movie ends.

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The Matrix 4 website recreates cult classic original

The Matrix 4 website recreates cult classic original

When The Matrix was first released, a website appeared with the title "What Is The Matrix" (dot com). Now, decades later, a new website appeared at the same URL in celebration of the release of The Matrix Resurrections. The site delivers an interactive experience that begins with the choice all new users must make - do you take the red pill, or the blue pill? If you take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe.

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Book of Boba Fett may also fit between two sets of movies

Book of Boba Fett may also fit between two sets of movies

New details leaked this week about the contents of The Book of Boba Fett. This is a series of episodic productions that'll appear on Disney+ very much like The Mandalorian, starting this December. The Book of Boba Fett started its run at the tail end of the last episode of Season 2 of The Mandalorian with Boba Fett and Fennec Shand blasting their way into the palace that was once run by Jabba the Hutt. This is only the beginning of the bloodshed.

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HBO Max orders Dead Boy Detectives pilot, but a series isn’t guaranteed

HBO Max orders Dead Boy Detectives pilot, but a series isn’t guaranteed

WarnerMedia has ordered a pilot episode of Dead Boy Detectives based on the DC Comics characters created by popular author Neil Gaiman. As the name suggests, the story revolves around two dead individuals who hang around Earth investigating crimes rather than moving on to the afterlife.

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Rick and Morty live-action promo brings in Christopher Lloyd as Rick

Rick and Morty live-action promo brings in Christopher Lloyd as Rick

It's no secret that Rick from the popular adult animation Rick & Morty was inspired by Christopher Lloyd's Back to the Future character Doc Brown. Now, years after the show's premiere, things have come full circle with a new Rick & Morty live-action scene: Lloyd plays Rick, and it's every bit as great as you'd expect.

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Iconic Dukes of Hazzard car smashed by tree during Hurricane Ida

Iconic Dukes of Hazzard car smashed by tree during Hurricane Ida

The iconic and controversial car from classic TV show The Dukes of Hazzard was smashed by a tree during Hurricane Ida, one of the actors from the series has revealed. The car has largely been removed from pop culture because of the large Confederate flag on its roof and its name: General Lee.

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Netflix finally reveals when Seinfeld will be available to stream

Netflix finally reveals when Seinfeld will be available to stream

Seinfeld fans have had a long dry spell since the popular sitcom left Hulu. Though we've known for months that it would be coming to Netflix, the streaming service didn't elect to make it available at the same time it left Hulu -- and it didn't say when it planned to make the series available. That, thankfully, has finally changed.

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Apple is getting into classical music streaming with Primephonic purchase

Apple is getting into classical music streaming with Primephonic purchase

Apple is making a big move in the realm of classical music today, announcing that it has acquired classical music streaming service Primephonic. That, obviously, means Apple is looking to soup up the classical music offerings of Apple Music, as Primephonic will apparently be shut down and relaunched as a standalone Apple Music Classical app. Unfortunately for current Primephonic users, there seems to be a rather large gap between that shutdown and eventual relaunch.

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Netflix makes Manifest return official: Everything we know

Netflix makes Manifest return official: Everything we know

After weeks of waiting, Manifest fans have received the news they'd hoped for: Netflix has acquired the series and will bring it back for a fourth season. The company plans to make the next season the show's last, but promises a sizeable number of episodes and a proper conclusion to the recently canceled NBC series.

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