Here’s an insanely expensive Star Wars box – containing frames. So it’s basically six really expensive books in a fancy box – for $3000… More info inside.
Do you know what this is? It is a shot showing you the inside of Darth Vader’s helmet – cool isn’t it? Peter over at CrunchGear has shot a whole gallery of photos of Darth Vader’s helmet during a Star Wars convention in Philadelphia.
Inside Darth Vader’s helmet [CrunchGear]
This box from United Artists, celebrating 90 years of film, got to be one of the fattest (the fattest ever probably?) boxes ever. The box features all of the best movies from United Artists and to get matching numbers you get 90 of them (full list inside). The price on Amazon is around $600 ($6.7 a title) and it is a limited editon product. Pretty neat! More photos and full list of titles inside.
Yesterday we told you that iTunes 7.6 will be able to transfer a new video format from certain DVDs to iPods and today we got some additional news about the iTunes 7.6. It looks like Warner, 20th Century Fox, Paramount, Walt Disney and Lions Gate will be content providers for a new iTunes movie rental service which will let you rent new releases and older titles for $3.99.
Warner Bros said to have signed on for iTunes movie rentals [appleinsider.com]
Today Nokia announced that they will a Nokia N95 package that comes pre-loaded with the latest Spiderman 3 movie. The package is only available in Europe and selected countries in Middle East and Africa region. The package will cost €560 ($800). Full press release inside.
It looks like someone is working on a rental function for movies in iTunes – at least that’s what David Watanabe found out when he was about to report another bug in iTunes. Check out the screenshot at Flickr.
The blu-ray team got a really hard punch on their nose today when Paramount and Dreamworks announced that they will exclusively launch all of their titles on HD DVD only. That’s right – exclusive support for the HD DVD format. So if you thought that blu-ray was the clear winner you have to think again, the battle is very much still a battle. Details inside.
I thought blu-ray and HD DVD was about to eliminate the need for all these double and triple disc special editions that shows up in the stores as soon as it’s time to launch another blockbuster. That’s not the case. Spiderman 3 is the first(?) high definition title that will be available in a 2 disc version for $49.99 (!) and a 3 disc version for $98.95 (!!). Full info inside.