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Cinematography Tips & Tricks For The Aspiring Filmmaker

February 18, 2014<p>Patrick Stewart (not <i>that</i> one) is one of the directors of the documentary film “It’s Better To Jump” shot on location in Palestine.<p>In …

Cinematography Tips: Breaking Up & Diffusing Light!

The 12 Highest Rated Action And Adventure Movies On Netflix Streaming

Action movies don’t always stand the test of time, and even the most bullet-riddled action blockbusters can feel dated after just a decade. Which is probably why so many of the highest rated action and adventure movies on Netflix streaming are barely more than a few years old.<p>Just like previous …

Honest Trailers - Thor: The Dark World

Netflix Renews HOUSE OF CARDS for a Third Season

Disney CEO Talks 'Star Wars Episode VII,' Says 'Star Wars Rebels' Movie Coming This Summer – /Film

The Walt Disney Company released their 2013 Shareholder letter on Tuesday and, in it, CEO <b>Bob Iger</b> talked about the latest in the world of <b>Star Wars</b>. …

This just in: Paper is the best Facebook app ever

Mark Zuckerberg has finally done it.<p>After a long succession of mobile mishaps, he has delivered the portable Facebook app I've always wanted… and there's hardly any evidence that Paper is a Facebook product. Upon opening the app for the first time you're greeted with a shimmering Paper logo set in …

Apple pledges $100 million in iPads, computers and other tools toward Obama’s ConnectED education program

While it was announced briefly during the President’s State of the Union address last week, Associated Press reports today that Apple along with other tech companies are pledging around $750 million in an initiative to bring high-speed internet to schools. Called ConnectED, the program was …

Sony is reportedly in talks to sell its PC business (update)

Sony's had much more success in gaming and home entertainment than with its PC division, so the latest news isn't exactly shocking. According to Japanese news service <i>Nikkei</i>, the company is looking to sell its personal computer business to an investment fund for as much as 50 billion yen (or $492 …

Apple hires sleep research expert Roy J.E.M Raymann from Philips for iWatch team

Joining a longlist of Apple executives and new hires thought to be working on Apple’s highly anticipated iWatch project, the company has recently picked up Roy J.E.M Raymann from Philips Research, an expert on sleep research with extensive experience in wearables, sensors, and non-pharmacological …

Bill Gates’ new job could be as big a deal for Microsoft as its new CEO

Microsoft’s announcement that Satya Nadella will be the company’s third CEO is big news. But perhaps equally important is that Bill Gates resigning as chairman and taking a daily role at the company.<p>Gates recently told Bloomberg TV that he intended to spend the rest of his life working full-time on …

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W.H. hits hard amid CBO fallout

The White House pushed back hard Tuesday on the Congressional Budget Office’s projection that the Affordable Care Act will cut labor supply by the equivalent of two million full-time jobs, contending that the law is a good thing because it gives Americans “choice” on how much they’ll work.<p>While the …

Apple reportedly testing inductive, solar and motion charging for its unannounced smartwatch

We've heard that when Apple reveals its first smartwatch product, there's going to be a heavy focus on health and fitness, but there might also be a way to charge the wearable without plugging it in, according to a report from <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i>. Inductive charging came in a wave of smartphones last …

Apple updates Java, Canon and HP printer drivers for OS X

Apple has posted updates to Java for OS X along with new Canon and HP printer drivers. All are available for download from Apple's support web site …

'That Awkward Moment': A brom-com for our time

A pact to stay single and a charming trio power this lightweight Valentine's Day date movie.<p>The easy camaraderie among the trio of male leads lessens the clumsiness of <i>That Awkward Moment</i>.<p>The title refers to the point at which a casual hook-up may become a more serious romance. The story (** 1/2 out …

Microsoft May Be Getting Ready for a Huge Windows 8.1 Flip-Flop

It looks like Microsoft is ready to cry uncle on Windows 8. Since its launch in fall 2012, Windows 8 (and later 8.1) has defaulted to show the Start …

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Stan Lee's still a marvel at age 91

And he's about to be a lot more visible.<p>Hey true believers, there's about to be a lot of Stan Lee on your TV sets.<p>"As it should be!" exclaims the 91-year-old comic-book legend and co-creator of everyone from Spider-Man and the Avengers to the X-Men and the Fantastic Four in the early 1960s.<p>His …

Cheating scandal grows at Mont. nuclear missile base

Number of Montana launch officers implicated doubles to nearly 70, officials say.<p>The number of Air Force nuclear missile guardians in Montana implicated in a cheating scandal has doubled to nearly 70 servicemembers, officials told the Associated Press.<p>The increase comes almost two weeks after the …

Researchers turn adult cells back into stem cells

If the research done in mice can be repeated in people, it may lead to a new understanding of how the body heals from injury.<p>The future of medicine got a giant step closer Wednesday with the publication of new research showing what may be a much easier way to turn regular cells into flexible stem …

Smartphones replace room keys at select Starwood hotels

Guests will soon be able to unlock their hotel rooms with their smartphones.<p>LOS ANGELES — Travelers staying at select Starwood Hotels and Resorts will soon be able to unlock their hotel rooms with their smartphones.<p>The Aloft Harlem in New York and Aloft Cupertino in California will be the first to …

Vin Diesel's video homage to Katy, Beyonce goes viral

This might be the best 7 1/2 minutes of your day. Or the worst.<p>Some things defy easy description. Like Vin Diesel's newly posted Facebook video that's gone furiously viral — fast.<p>Is it an earnest piece of performance art? An early Valentine to fans? A 7½-minute glimpse at a lovable hunk lip-syncing …

Step away from the Doritos, JLaw!

A girl's gotta snack, even in costume.<p>Some people can't get enough of adorable anecdotes about adorable Jennifer Lawrence. Today, <i>Vanity Fair</i> is offering up a salty snack of an anecdote.<p>Turns out the 23-year-old Oscar winner and nominee for <i>American Hustle</i> is a fan of Doritos, maybe second only to …

'This feels right this time,' Jay Leno tells USA TODAY

The NBC host is getting ready to end his 'Tonight Show' run on Feb. 6.<p>BURBANK, Calif. — Next week, Jay Leno slips the keys into the California house that Johnny Carson built and locks up. Despite a few landlord issues during his 22-year occupancy of <i>The Tonight Show</i>, he's kept the place in tiptop …

The hair of 'Downton Abbey'

As I mentioned in this week's DVD roundup, the fourth season of <i>Downton Abbey</i> is now available — which is great news for fans of the PBS drama, since three of the episodes haven't aired yet.<p>The release features 30 minutes of extras, including a behind-the-scenes look at how those <i>Downton</i> dames and …

Tech stocks: Facebook surges; Google up

Wall Street is finding a lot to like about Facebook.<p>Shares of the social network skyrocketed 14.1% on the day to $61.08 after dazzling investors with its fourth quarter sales and profit forecasts.<p>The percentage of monthly users who log in every day is up to 62%, and the fourth quarter was the first …