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movies

According to the New York Times, the rumours about YouTube adding full-length movies are about to come true -- sort of. The paper says that MGM will announce a deal with the video site on Monday to run some full TV shows and also some movies, with ads appearing alongside them. But the content isn't…

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There was quite the hullabaloo in the blogosphere and Twitter-verse over the weekend about pop princess Britney Spears launching a new blog-style website and setting up a Twitter account. Will Brit actually be posting messages to fans on Twitter? Unlikely, I would think -- although not impossible, I suppose. Dave Matthews does it (at least…

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When reports first came out about a month ago that Real Networks was launching a DVD-ripping software application called RealDVD, a number of people -- including yours truly -- wondered what on earth the geniuses at Real were smoking. How could such a product not get sued? Even though the software uses its own digital-rights…

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Almost a decade after Amazon bought the darn thing, the Internet Movie Database or IMDB is finally getting the ability to stream movie trailers, TV shows and other content, so that when you go and check the site for reviews of a film or goofs (my favourite feature) or a plot synopsis, you can watch…

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Update: Apparently this was all the result of a misunderstanding involving Oracle, who talked to Marvel and was planning a similar screening, and a lack of communication with Paramount. Too bad -- I was hoping to see Mike and Marvel go toe-to-toe on this one :-) Original post: In yet another example of how not…

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