Downloading Movies - April 11, 2008 11:44 AM
Once upon time, deciding to rent a movie meant that you were too lazy to go out. Now, you can exert even less effort by avoiding the trip to the video store, too. When you feel like watching a film, simply walk over to your computer and buy or rent it. But make sure you understand what constitutes illegal downloading: violating Digital Rights Management laws can cost you more than late fees.
Oscars Guide: Your Ticket to the Red Carpet - February 21, 2008 12:50 PM
Even if you haven’t seen all the nominated movies, there’s a good chance that you’ll tune in for some, or all, of the Academy Awards show. You may watch to admire (or mock) the fashions, to root for your favorite actor or because you’re hoping to win the office pool. Read on for a guide to maximizing your Oscar experience.
Film Festivals - October 21, 2007 11:16 AM
Film festivals are great opportunities to view films that you wouldn't necessarily catch at your local multiplex. With the help of the Internet, you can investigate the many types of film festivals. Once you've located your niche, check schedules, purchase tickets, or even watch films online. You'll also learn how to submit your own work to festivals and keep up with film festival news. The only thing you'll have to find on your own is a tight black turtleneck.
Science Fiction and Fantasy - October 10, 2007 02:58 PM
There was a time when the idea of a world-wide system linking people and computers might have been straight out of the pages of the latest science fiction magazine. No surprise then, that science fiction and fantasy fans, writers, editors, artists, and more have taken to the Internet in large numbers from the time of the early bulletin board discussion groups to the instant messaging, blogs, and chat rooms of today. Whether you're new to science fiction and fantasy and want to know more, have a favorite writer you'd like to know more about, are looking for information on actors, movies, and TV shows, or would like to meet people who share the same interests in science fiction and fantasy as you do, the Internet is the perfect place to find out what you need to know.
Movies: From the Web to the Silver Screen - September 24, 2007 04:00 PM
Whether you're looking to go to a movie, learn about the movies, or add to your home collection of movies, the Internet can provide the tools you need. Find current listings and buy movie tickets; read and compare reviews, track the box office, and view trailers online; track major and minor film festivals or explore movie history and trivia; buy or rent movies on DVD. Whatever your film needs, you can find what you're looking for on the Web.