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Amazon ups the ante with Netflix, aims to release up to 30 movies a year

Netflix has a huge budget for both licensed and original content. But Amazon Studios isn't far behind. Studio chief Jennifer Salke revealed a plan to do 30 theatrical and direct-to-Amazon Prime titles this year alone. The post Amazon ups the ante with Netflix, aims to release up to 30 movies a year appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, Business, News, Trends, Netflix, Home Theater, Original Content, Streaming Video, Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Studios, Movies & TV, Jennifer Salke


Here’s how to watch the 2019 Oscars livestream online

The 91st Academy Awards will air live on ABC, but there are also a number of ways to watch Hollywood's biggest night online using your mobile device, desktop, or set-top streamer. Here's how to catch the Oscars livestream. The post Here’s how to watch the 2019 Oscars livestream online appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Hollywood, Abc, Trends, Web, How-to, Oscars, Academy Awards, Movies & TV, 2019 Academy Awards, 2019 Oscars


Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series: Everything we know so far

Amazon Studios is betting big on its Lord of the Rings prequel series, which has a multiseason commitment and a budget of more than $1 billion. The series' first season will arrive by 2021. The post Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series: Everything we know so far appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Lord Of The Rings, Amazon Studios, Movies & TV


David Horowitz, longtime KNBC Channel 4 consumer reporter, dies at 81

UNIVERSAL CITY — Longtime KNBC-TV Channel 4 consumer reporter David Horowitz has died at age 81, his wife told the station Monday. Horowitz was best known for his appearances on KNBC’s newscasts and Emmy-winning TV program “Fight Back! With David Horowitz” that investigated defective products, advertised claims and confronted companies with customer complaints. Born June 30, 1937 in the New York City borough of the Bronx, Horowitz received a bachelor’s degree from Bradley University in 1959 and ...
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Husband of ’70s icon Charo commits suicide in Beverly Hills

BEVERLY HILLS — The coroner’s office Tuesday confirmed the death of Kjell Rasten, producer and husband of ’70s icon Charo. While the coroner did not mention the manner of the 78-year-old’s death, TMZ and other media sources said Rasten shot himself in the couple’s Beverly Hills home about 2 p.m. Monday. Rasten was pronounced dead at a hospital, the coroner said. Rasten and Charo, 68, reportedly married in 1978 and have a son, Shel Rasten, an actor and producer. Related Articles ...
Tags: Celebrities, News, Suicide, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Paris, Beverly Hills, Chris Brown, Tom Jones, Woodland Hills, Albert Finney, Kristoff St John, Charo, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


Why First Man’s Oscar-nominated visual effects are a giant leap for filmmaking

Paul Lambert, the award-winning visual effects supervisor on First Man, reveals the innovative techniques that blended old footage with modern movie magic to make the Apollo 11 mission to the moon resonate with audiences 50 years later and earn the film an Oscar nomination. The post Why First Man’s Oscar-nominated visual effects are a giant leap for filmmaking appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Paul Lambert, Vfx, Movies & TV, Oscar Effects, First Man, 2019 Academy Awards, 2019 Oscars


Netflix completes its breakup with Marvel, cancels The Punisher, Jessica Jones

Two of Netflix's last-remaining Marvel shows have been canceled by the video streaming service. The Punisher is done after two seasons and Jessica Jones will be finished after its still-unreleased third season. The post Netflix completes its breakup with Marvel, cancels The Punisher, Jessica Jones appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Marvel, Trends, Netflix, Jessica Jones, Movies & TV, The Punisher


FA Cup: Watch Chelsea vs. Manchester United with ESPN Plus 7-day free trial

Chelsea and Manchester United are facing off in an exciting FA Cup match, with the fifth round - a tie match - slated for Monday. Die-hard fans of English football can stream the game anywhere at any time with ESPN Plus, and here's how to start your free 7-day trial. The post FA Cup: Watch Chelsea vs. Manchester United with ESPN Plus 7-day free trial appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Chelsea, Manchester United, Espn, Movies & TV, ESPN Plus, Chelsea vs. Manchester United, ESPN Plus free trial


2019 Academy Awards: Which Hollywood streets are closing?

LOS ANGELES — Traveling through the heart of Hollywood will get progressively more difficult this week as street and sidewalk closures begin in preparation for Sunday’s Oscars ceremony. One week before the big night, Hollywood Boulevard was completely closed in both directions between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive, where crews installed the lengthy red carpet and adjacent bleachers last week. The stretch of Hollywood Boulevard will remain closed until 6 a.m. on Feb. 27. Other closures that to...
Tags: Business, Hollywood, News, Awards, Los Angeles, Sport, Traffic, Things To Do, Soccer, Bryan Singer, Academy Awards, Local News, Orange, Roma, Sunset, Highland


How Avengers: Infinity War’s Oscar-nominated VFX team made Thanos a movie star

The purple-skinned Thanos proved to be a breakout character in Avengers: Infinity War, thanks to the work of actor Josh Brolin and visual effects studios Digital Domain and Weta. Here's how they brought him to life and earned the film an Oscar nomination. The post How Avengers: Infinity War’s Oscar-nominated VFX team made Thanos a movie star appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Features, Josh Brolin, Thanos, Visual Effects, Avengers: Infinity War, Digital Domain, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Movies & TV, Oscar Effects, 2019 Academy Awards, 2019 Oscars


Alita: Battle Angel’s big opening weekend leads weak holiday box office

New box-office champion Alita: Battle Angel outperformed expectations with its big premiere and positive reviews from critics, but Presidents' Day weekend is still off to a slow start. The post Alita: Battle Angel’s big opening weekend leads weak holiday box office appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Trends, Weekend Box Office, Movies & TV, Alita, Alita: Battle Angel


Best new shows and movies to stream: Deadpool 2, The Umbrella Academy, and more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best new shows and movies to stream right now. On the list this week: Deadpool 2, The Umbrella Academy, Lorena, and more. The post Best new shows and movies to stream: Deadpool 2, The Umbrella Academy, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Entertainment, Trends, Home Theater, Streaming, Deadpool, Lorena, Movies & TV, Umbrella Academy


The best new movie trailers: Yesterday, Tolkien, Triple Frontier, and more

Everyone loves a good trailer, but keeping up with what's new isn't easy. That's why we round up the best ones for you. This week, it's trailers for Yesterday, Tolkien, Aladdin, Frozen 2, and Triple Frontier. The post The best new movie trailers: Yesterday, Tolkien, Triple Frontier, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, Movie Trailers, Movies & TV, Tolkien Triple Frontier, Tolkien Aladdin Frozen


Marvel’s streaming Loki series gets a plot summary and a showrunner

A Rick & Morty writer will oversee Marvel's Loki series for Disney Plus. Tom Hiddleston is expected to reprise his role for the show, while the series' premise offers a few hints as to how Loki might return from the dead. The post Marvel’s streaming Loki series gets a plot summary and a showrunner appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Marvel, Disney, Trends, Tom Hiddleston, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Loki, Rick Morty, Movies & TV, Disney Plus, Marvel s Loki


The Breaking Bad sequel might air on Netflix before it arrives on AMC

A Breaking Bad sequel starring Jesse Pinkman (and, possibly, Walter White) is on the way from series creator Vince Gilligan, and you might get your first look at it on Netflix, not traditional cable. The post The Breaking Bad sequel might air on Netflix before it arrives on AMC appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Vince Gilligan, Breaking Bad, News, Amc, Trends, Netflix, Home Theater, Walter White, Movies & TV, Jesse Pinkman


Blade Runner 2049 director’s Dune reboot: Everything we know so far

Aquaman and Poe Dameron -- i.e., Jason Momoa and Oscar Isaac -- are two of the latest actors rumored to be joining the star-studded cast of Dune, Denis Villeneuve's epic adaptation of Frank Herbert's best-selling sci-fi novel. The post Blade Runner 2049 director’s Dune reboot: Everything we know so far appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Sci-fi, Trends, Oscar Isaac, Jason Momoa, Legendary, Dune, Frank Herbert, Poe Dameron, Denis Villenueve, Movies & TV, Dune Denis Villeneuve, Dune reboot


Ben Affleck officially exits The Batman as solo film gets release date

Warner Bros. Pictures' The Batman will come out in June 2021, but it needs a new star. Ben Affleck has confirmed he's hanging up the cape and cowl once and for all and explained why on Jimmy Kimmel Live! The post Ben Affleck officially exits The Batman as solo film gets release date appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Ben Affleck, Trends, Batman, Warner Bros Pictures, Movies & TV, The Batman, DC Extended Universe, Jimmy Kimmel Live The


Some North Hollywood teens wanted to help girls in India, and now a film about their work is up for an Oscar

When the teens of Oakwood School’s feminist club heard about girls in rural India dropping out of school over a lack of access to sanitary menstrual supplies, they sprang into action. These young feminists, shepherded by Melissa Berton who teaches English at the North Hollywood-based independent school, have since launched a grassroots movement and produced an awareness-raising documentary short now streaming on Netflix. That film, “Period. End of Sentence,” is also in the running for Best Docum...
Tags: Hollywood, India, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Usc, Dehli, North Hollywood, United Nations Commission, Sam Davis, Berton, Arunachalam Muruganantham, Oakwood School, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE


ATSC 3.0: The next major broadcast standard update explained

ATSC 3.0 is the next major update to the broadcast standard we use today. Will this be the second coming of free, over-the-air TV? We're here to explain everything about the new standard. The post ATSC 3.0: The next major broadcast standard update explained appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, ATSC, Broadcast TV, Movies & TV, ATSC 3.0, 4K HDR TV, 4K UHD TV


ATSC 3.0: The next-gen TV update explained

ATSC 3.0 is the next major update to the broadcast standard we use today. Will this be the second coming of free, over-the-air TV? We're here to explain everything about the new standard. The post ATSC 3.0: The next-gen TV update explained appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, ATSC, Broadcast TV, Movies & TV, ATSC 3.0, 4K HDR TV, 4K UHD TV


15 epic science fiction books being made into movies

You can get ahead of the next crop of science-fiction movies coming out of Hollywood by picking up the books that inspired them. We compiled a list of books you can add to your reading list now to get a glimpse of the future. The post 15 epic science fiction books being made into movies appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Hollywood, Trends, Dune, Armada, Logan's Run, Movies & TV, Science Fiction Movies


Alita: Battle Angel review

With Alita: Battle Angel, Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron finally deliver a cyberpunk adventure that keeps the action high with groundbreaking visual effects, even when the story falls short. The post Alita: Battle Angel review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Movie Reviews, James Cameron, Robert Rodriguez, Movies & TV, Alita, Alita: Battle Angel


‘Veep’ actor Matt Walsh talks end of HBO series and playing the ‘Beauty’ in a rom-com at a French vineyard

When HBO’s “Veep” went on hiatus, actor Matt Walsh had a chance to swap his role as communications director to Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s Vice President Selina Meyer to play a rumpled romantic lead in a rom-com filmed in France. So off he went. The seventh and final season of “Veep” arrives this spring, having wrapped up shooting in December just before the film “Under The Eiffel Tower” arrived in theaters and digital services this month. “The ride has been tremendous,” Walsh said of the time he’s sp...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, France, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Eiffel Tower, Will Smith, Veep, Disney Channel, Stuart, Hgtv, Frank, Walsh, Scott


On ‘Food Truck Nation,’ TV host and Topanga chef Brad Miller gets to do the eating

Chef Brad Miller has been eating his way away across America on the Cooking Channel series “Food Truck Nation.” And he says it’s been worth the trip. Speaking by phone, Miller – the chef-owner of the Inn of the Seventh Ray in Topanga – said the series shines a light on how innovative chefs are pushing the boundaries with their handmade pasta, chicken shwarma-loaded quesadillas and other mouthwatering dishes served from the windows of food trucks nationwide. “Not only are they doing all kinds of ...
Tags: TV, Restaurants, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Soccer, Cooking Channel, Miller, Santa Monica, Brad Miller, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Movies + TV, Top Stories Breeze


Got Brady Bunch furnishings? HGTV’s ‘A Very Brady Renovation’ is searching for ’70s stuff

HGTV wants you, America’s biggest Brady fans, to help get the TV family’s home just right for the premiere of “A Very Brady Renovation” in September. A gallery of the most sought-after items is at the website. It includes the green and white floral living room couch and wooden credenza, Greg Brady’s groovy antique radio, the front door handles and several of the home’s tchotchkes such as the horse figurine, fish trivets, and plush giraffe. Is your home a throw-back to a groovier time? We're...
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From Roma to Isle of Dogs: Here’s where to watch 2019’s Oscar nominees online

The 2019 Oscar field is a strong one, and if you missed some of the films in theaters, you may be in luck: Several of them are available on popular streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, and HBO. The post From Roma to Isle of Dogs: Here’s where to watch 2019’s Oscar nominees online appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Hbo, Trends, Oscar, Home Theater, Oscars, Roma, Movies & TV, Netflix Amazon Prime Video Hulu, Isle of Dogs, 2019 Academy Awards, 2019 Oscars, 91st Academy Awards, Oscars 2019


K-pop girl group Blackpink make U.S. TV debut, announce Forum concert in April

Now that K-pop boy band BTS is famous enough to present an award on the Grammys, it’s probably time to get familiar with the next big thing from South Korean pop music, Blackpink, a girl group that made its American television debut on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Monday. Blackpink had already started building buzz in early January when they were announced as part of the lineup for Coachella in April. The K-pop girl group Blackpink made its U.S. television debut on “The Late Show ...
Tags: Music, TV, Stephen Colbert, Abc, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Colbert, Good Morning America, Coachella, Linkin Park, Sara, Inglewood, Anaheim, Sunset Strip, El Tri


‘Crime Beat’ true crime podcast: What are the top bank heist movies ever?

In preparation for recording the new true crime podcast “Crime Beat,” host Keith Sharon and senior editor Todd Harmonson came up with a list of the greatest bank heist movies of all time. Then, once the list was complete, Sharon binge-watched 25-plus hours of bank heist movies to include the list in “Crime Beat,” Season One: “Stealing Nixon’s Millions.” The podcast is the true story behind the upcoming movie “Finding Steve McQueen,” due out in theaters and streaming services March 15. By the way...
Tags: Podcast, News, Boston, Ben Affleck, Sport, Fbi, Things To Do, Soccer, Steve McQueen, Roger Donaldson, Jason Statham, Keanu Reeves, Kathryn Bigelow, Jeremy Renner, Patrick Swayze, Southern California


‘Howard the Duck’ and three other Marvel animated series are coming to Hulu

Marvel second-stringers Howard the Duck, MODOK, Hit Monkey, Tigra, and Dazzler are all joining Hulu in a series of adult-oriented animated comedies, after which they will team up to form a new superteam, The Offenders. The post ‘Howard the Duck’ and three other Marvel animated series are coming to Hulu appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Marvel, Trends, Hulu, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Howard, Movies & TV, Dazzler, Duck MODOK Hit Monkey Tigra


How to use Netflix’s secret category codes

If you know exactly what category of film you're looking for on Netflix, you'll find this hack for the streaming service useful. It allows you to manually browse genres and subgenres of interest. The post How to use Netflix’s secret category codes appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Netflix, Home Theater, Movies & TV