Articles about entertainment

  • Star Wars VII – The Force Awakens (review)

    Director: J. J. Abrams Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, J. J. Abrams, Michael Arndt Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2488496/ I am an unabashed Star Wars fan and have been so looking forward to watching the latest episode Star Wars VII – The Force Awakens. Having now done so, I […]

  • Netflix’s Secret Categories

    Netflix has a secret In our home we have two streaming video options, Netflix as well as Amazon Prime. When it comes to Netflix, you can either break choices down by category or use the search option to look for something that might suit your fancy. My husband and I waste so much time looking for […]

  • FCC Wants Set-Top Boxes Open to Competition

    Finally, after decades of having tight control over set-top cable boxes, cable TV companies in the U.S. are being challenged as the Federal Communication Commission is finally exercising its statutory responsibility to ensure competition. As you might expect, satellite and cable providers, along with some Hollywood studios, are not too happy about it. Cable companies […]

  • Star Wars as You’ve Never Seen it Before (videos)

    Star Wars: Bad Lip Reading The following videos take original Star Wars clips with original characters but change the dialogue into something altogether different. Funny and irreverent, the audio syncing is tremendously well done and the voice impersonations equally so. Not only very clever but also great fun – enjoy!  

  • Every 007 Gadget Ever (video)

    Who would have thought, way back in the early 50s when Ian Fleming started writing his short novels about super spy James Bond, that he was introducing a legend to the world, a name which would go down in the annals of cinematic history. When I was a mere lad, I purchased and read every […]

  • What Are You Watching on Netflix?

      I’ve just realised that it’s two years since I started using Netflix or to put it another way, binging on Netflix. Is that healthy? I don’t know, but I’m not complaining since I must have totally ignored TV for the best part of ten years when I thought I had better things to do, […]

  • Netflix to Block VPNs & Proxys

    Netflix recently announced it will be beefing up its campaign to prevent customers using VPNs and DNS proxy servers to view content outside of their specific region: …in coming weeks, those using proxies and unblockers will only be able to access the service in the country where they currently are ~ David Fullagar, Vice President […]

  • Cutting the Cable Company Cord

    I have been looking at ways to make our life simpler as well as cut expenditures we do not need. Currently we have basic Cable television, Hi-speed Internet, Unlimited Long distance/Internet phone with our local cable TV company. We don’t have any sort of contract but with bundling their services you do get a discount. […]

  • Latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer

    As a huge Star Wars fan I’ve been eagerly anticipating the latest episode in the popular sci-fi saga. To help whet the appetite, here is the latest official trailer which, with the release-to-cinema date now just around the corner, will likely also be the last official trailer: Lookin’ good!