Cinematic earthquakes then and now

Disaster films were part of a genre that was popular for several years in the 70’s, with such movies as The Poseidon Adventure, The Towering Inferno, and Earthquake. 



Google reportedly nearing Universal Music deal

Just a matter of days after Google's long-anticipated digital music service resurfaced in the blogosphere, there are new rumblings that the search giant might be closing in on a deal with Universal.

Report: CDs are officially over

The public hasn't really been into music CDs for quite some time, but now it's reportedly official. 

Yes, major record labels will finally cease production of CDs next year.

Does Ratner's Tower Heist threaten Hollywood?

For those who can't stand director Brett Ratner and feel he represents everything wrong with Hollywood, (or at least a lot of things wrong), now there's even more reason to hate him.



Javier Bardem is the new Bond villain

It was a real shame to see The Dark Tower fall apart at Universal. Fortunately, Javier Bardem, who was going to play Roland in Tower, quickly bounced back and will be playing the new James Bond villain.

Universal and Paramount in Ouija slap down

Film buffs were certainly rolling their eyes several years ago when Universal touted a number of movies based on board games.



Stephen King and the Dark Tower slapdown

We've been following the waiting game at Universal with The Dark Tower series, which was going to be a three part movie and TV series directed by Ron Howard.



Universal finally blinks on The Dark Tower

It was big, it was bold, it was a very risky and ambitious gamble, and until Monday, July 18th, it was set up at Universal. 



Official music streaming to launch in China

Chinese search giant Baidu has put an end to six years' arguing over piracy and signed a deal with Sony, Warner and Universal through their One-Stop China operation.

New Wolfman film may be another reboot

It’s only been about a year since the recent Wolf Man reboot, but now it’s apparently time for another.

Oblivion looks like it may become a reality

Disney has failed to go forward on the film project, and so Universal has picked it up, along with some star power.

The Dark Tower is now a cliffhanger

After reports about The Dark Tower going into turn around at Universal, suddenly rumors abound that the epic Stephen King adaptation is now slated for a Ron Howard-directed February 2012 start date.

What is holding up The Dark Tower & Mountains of Madness?

You may have read that the adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower was going to be a three part theatrical series directed by Ron Howard, with a TV mini-series in-between films to bridge the gap.

Music companies lose two legal battles

The US Supreme Court has ruled that a price-fixing suit against several major music labels can go ahead, rejecting an attempt by the record companies to appeal.

Google upgrades search engine with refined UI

Google has upgraded its popular search engine with a refined user interface (UI)  that allows users to fully experience the "increasing richness" of the web.

TelCentris debuts VoxOx universal translator

TelCentris has debuted its VoxOx universal, real-time translator (UT) at the 2010 Mobile World Congress.