Sony’s PlayStation Network Becomes the First Entertainment System to Offer HD Movies from All Major Studios

For those who don't own a PlayStation 3, PSP, or PSP go yet, Sony has just announced some news that may make you want to jump onboard. According to Sony's press release today, PlayStation Network (PSN) has become the first entertainment system to offer HD movies for rent or purchase from all the major Hollywood [...]

Lionsgate, Paramount, MGM Partner to Launch Epix TV & Online HD Movie Service

Wow, this is wild. It appears that Lionsgate, Paramount, and MGM have partnered to create a new premium TV movie channel called Epix. The channel will feature all the latest movies (even ones that aren't out on DVD yet) from the participating studios. What's more, subscribers, those lucky enough to get the channel through their [...]

First Look: YouTube TV Shows and Movie Channels

In a move that's obviously a shot across the bow of Hulu, YouTube has announced that visitors can now view "thousands of television episodes and hundreds of movies" instantly through the site from partners like Crackle, CBS, MGM, Lionsgate, and Starz. Visitors can access the TV show and movie content via the site's newly added [...]

How-To: Create Unencrypted Disc images of Your DVD Movies

This quick guide (geared more towards Linux users) leverages two free open-source command line tools that will rip the contents of your DVD movie to your hard drive, unencrypt the files in processes, and then creates an ISO disc image that you can use for playback on your PC or digital media adapter (if it [...]

Apple Begins Selling HD Movies Through iTunes

Starting today, via iTunes 8.1 and above, users can now purchase HD movies for $19.99 or rent them for $4.99 sometime within 30 days of a movie's initial debut in the iTunes Store. In addition, users can order movies in advance and have them delivered to their computer as soon as they become available. [...]

KavaSoft Adds Movie Import Wizard to KavaMovies 1.2

I'm sure there were a few of you out there who were digging the Movieplex DVD movie manager we covered last week for Mac OS X. Well guys... KavaMovies ($35) is another worthy competitor to look at. As of version 1.2, KavaMovies now includes a wizard that lets users import movies from their “Movies folder, [...]

Manage Your Ripped DVD Collection with Multiplex on Mac OS X

Sure there are plenty of people out there who have a large collection of ripped DVD movies stored on their computers, but how many of those are leveraging a movie manager like Multiplex that lets them search their library, attaches movie metadata, provides high-resolution cover art, and wraps it in a mac-inspired management interface? I'd [...]

VUDU Now Offering 1080p HD and HDX Movie Purchase Options

Now another reason to consider picking up a VUDU box for consuming HD content. VUDU today announced that they will begin selling HD and HDX movies to own. The initial selection consists of 50 films from “top independent studios” with the promise of adding additional releases on the same day and date as the DVD [...]