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Exclusive Q&A: Actress Emma Caulfield Picks the Right TiMER

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

37-year-old Emma Caulfield is admittedly a real devotee of sci-fi movies and TV series. So taking on the lead role of Oona in the near-future set TiMER, not only made sense to her, it was a role that stirred all her fan juices as well.

Cannes You Dig It? The Film Industry Champions Joint International Effort

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Wren Collins

As this year's film market at Cannes clearly demonstrates, old models are not working.

Old stars and new independents: A modest suggestion

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've got an idea for how to change independent film and kick-start the kind of serious attention that video-on-demand seems to require. And it all s...

Targeted Quality: The Advent Of On-Demand DVDs

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Technology will only offer more quality film choices as time goes by. The trick for savvy consumers and movie fans will be to stay informed as to what's really good..

Greener Movie Viewing

Matt Dentler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matt Dentler

If this cinema-seeking culture is trying to also remain carbon-conscious, then perhaps video-on-demand could be its salvation.

What's Killing Independent Film?

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The question I've asked myself recently after watching any number of worthy but small movies is, "This is a nice little movie -- but who will ever have the chance to see it?"

Why HBO's New Download Service Won't Be a Hit

Silicon Alley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HBO is testing a new download service, HBO Broadband, in Milwaukee and in the home of the NFC runner-up Green Bay Packers. It has the makings of a sma...

Nokia Partners With CNN, Sony, Others For Video Content

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The world's top cellphone maker Nokia has signed partnership deals with seven companies including CNN and Sony Pictures to bring video content to its ...

Report: By 2012, One-Third Of TV Watching Will Be On Demand

Ars Technica | Jacqui Cheng | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Video-on-demand is steadily increasing in popularity and will occupy well over a third of Americans' TV-viewing time by 2012, according to research do...

Apple In "Advanced Talks" To Launch Online Film Rental Service

Financial TImes | Matthew Garrahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Apple is in advanced talks with Hollywood's largest movie studios about launching an online film rental service to challenge cable and satellite TV op...