Entertainment

Geppi’s Entertainment Museum to close as comic and art collection heads to Library of Congress

Geppi’s Entertainment Museum will be closing and its collection will be donated to the Library of Congress. (Kim Hairston, Baltimore Sun video) Geppi’s Entertainment Museum, a pop-culture treasure trove next to Camden Yardssince 2006, will be closing after Sunday, with owner Steve Geppi donating much of his historic collection of memorabilia to the Library of Congress. “As a Baltimorean, you might ... Read More »

Lionsgate Buys Majority Stake in 3 Arts Entertainment

CREDIT: REX/SHUTTERSTOCK Lionsgate has taken a majority stake in management-production powerhouse 3 Arts Entertainment, a deal that reflects in the entertainment industry’s push to marry premium content providers with global distribution assets. Lionsgate said 3 Arts would continue to be led by partners Erwin Stoff, Howard Klein, Michael Rotenberg, Molly Madden, Dave Becky, David Miner, and Nick Frenkel. The company was founded in ... Read More »

WHERE ‘SOLO’ FITS INTO THE OVERALL ‘STAR WARS’ TIMELINE

The Star Wars saga famously takes place “a long time ago,” but trying to pinpoint where each movie fits into the overall timeline can be as difficult as making the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs. While we’ve known since its inception that Solo, the new anthology film depicting the exploits of a young Han Solo, takes place sometime before the original trilogy, the Ron ... Read More »

4 great new movie podcasts to listen to right now

Todd VanDerWerff/Vox (images courtesy of Podcast Like It’s 1999, Maximum Fun, and Earwolf) Few discussion topics lend themselves as well to the podcast format as movies. The inherent, closed-off nature of movies — you spend two hours or so in the dark and get told a hopefully complete story — means that a podcast discussing them can pretty readily switch ... Read More »

Reliance Entertainment teams up with Imtiaz Ali to make movies

Window Seat Films, LLP, is Reliance Entertainment’s fifth creative partnership with leading Indian filmmakers to form a production company Billionaire Anil Ambani-led Reliance Entertainment on Monday said it has formed a 50:50 joint venture with one of India’s most celebrated filmmaker, Imtiaz Ali, for production of movies. Window Seat Films, LLP, is Reliance Entertainment’s fifth creative partnership with leading Indian ... Read More »

Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Google is reportedly working on a standalone Augmented Reality (AR) headset, codenamed Google A65, according to documents obtained by German news site. The Mountain View firm is said to be working with Taiwanese manufacturer Quanta on the AR headset, the same company that was involved in the production of the Pixel C tablet that was launched in 2015, WinFuture claimed in a report on Friday. ... Read More »

Xbox One Update Brings Discord Integration, 120Hz Refresh Rate Support

HIGHLIGHTS Discord integration begins in the Discord app 120Hz refresh rate supported at 1080p/1440p Can trim clips from the Guide overlay Microsoft rolled out the May update for Xbox One on Thursday, which brings an integration with Discord, allowing you to link your Xbox Live ID with your Discord account. The update also brings support for 120Hz display refresh rate, the ability ... Read More »

Here’s Why Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Doesn’t Have a Single-Player Campaign

HIGHLIGHTS Black Ops 4 is out October 12 It’ll be available on PC, PS4, and Xbox One Black Ops 3 player trends led to lack of single-player Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 won’t have a single-player campaign, developer Treyarch confirmed in its reveal on Thursday, instead choosing to focus on multiplayer modes. And in an interview later that day, co-studio head Dan Bunting ... Read More »

Nvidia Sees Fewer Cryptocurrency Miners, More Gamers in Future

\ HIGHLIGHTS Supply shortage that hit core video game audience had eased: Nvidia Company has diversified into an array of businesses They include AI, self-driving cars, digital mining, and cloud computing Too many cryptocurrency clients and fewer cloud computing orders than expected underwhelmed Nvidia Corp investors on Thursday, although the graphics chip maker said a supply shortage that hit its core ... Read More »

PUBG Mobile Can Now Be Played on PC Using Tencent’s Official Emulator – Gaming Buddy

HIGHLIGHTS PUBG Mobile emulator is now available for PC users The emulator comes in an installation pack of 8.4MB It lets you switch between HD, Full-HD, and Ultra-HD resolutions PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) made a name for itself last year, popularising the battle royale genre. It launched on Windows, but got a mobile version earlier this year- PUBG Mobile was launched on both Android and iOSin March. Users ... Read More »