When Marvel Studios asked Sony if they could incorporate their Spider-man character into the Marvel Cinematic Universe hopes were high even though it was the third reboot of the classic high school super-hero character in recent years. Could the two studios actually pull off a… Read More »Marvel’s Spider-Man: Homecoming swings into giant opening weekend
What could the inclusion of Spider-man mean for the Marvel Cinematic Universe? That’s the question that everyone seems to be trying to answer right now. I’ve seen headlines claiming everything from, “Spider-Man is taking his Civil War role back from Black Panther” to “The MCU… Read More »What could the including of Spider-Man mean for the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
It was a will-they, won’t-they story rivaling the best romantic comedy. Rumors from every where that Sony and Marvel were working together to bring Spider-Man to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. I honestly had to remind myself that today is not April 1st when I read… Read More »Spider-man joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Excelsior!
Nearly three years ago, Disney fans and comic book geeks alike did double takes as they looked at the latest news: Disney bought Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion. While this was less than Disney spent for PIXAR, there were no previous projects between Disney and… Read More »Three Years Later: A Look at Disney’s Acquisition of Marvel
Three generations making memories with The Big Cheese and his main squeeze.
Sony and Disney Parks are teaming up to help capture some family memories. Sony provides the video camera and Disney the theme park experience and together it’s a great opportunity for you to win a Son Handycam and a Disney vacation.
The “Share Magical Memories” co-branded campaign kicks off with a unique online contest and dedicated website hosted by Disney Interactive at www.disney.com/memories, where guests can submit a written entry about a special someone in their life, a family member, friend or educator, who has helped create a lasting memory. A panel of judges will review the stories about the special memory makers and select five grand prize winners. Each grand prize winner will receive a vacation for themselves and three guests, plus a vacation for their memory makers and three guests to Walt Disney World Resort. The winning families will also receive a Sony® HDR-PJ260V projector camcorder to document new memories before, during, and after their experience at Disney Parks.
I had to check my calendar to make sure it wasn’t April Fools when the news of The Walt Disney Company’s latest acquisition rolled across my screen. Disney is now the proud owner of Marvel Entertainment at a cost of a cool $4 billion. That… Read More »Disney acquires Marvel – Superheroes to join Disney fold
Gary Gentile of the Associated Press brings us an update on the DVD format battle.
People who own an HD DVD player can forget about watching "Spider-Man 3" in high definition when it goes on sale during the holiday season. The movie from Sony Pictures will only be available in the Blu-ray DVD format. Likewise, people with Blu-ray players won’t be able to enjoy the action-thriller "The Bourne Ultimatum," which Universal Pictures will release only in HD DVD.
These exclusive arrangements, plus aggressive price cuts for high-def DVD players, are designed to persuade consumers to finally embrace one format or the other.
More after the jump.