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Video on Demand (VOD) is becoming more and more profitable as consumers are opting to pay money for the ease of watching films in the comfort of their own home. This success recently propelled the new film, Man of Tai Chi, to VOD earnings of $1.5 million since its release on September 27, 2013. The film was released in 102 theaters on November 1, 2013. Brought to VOD and theaters by RADiUS-TWC, the success of this limited release film is showing a change in how movies are viewed.
Man of Tai Chi is the directorial debut of Keanu Reeves. Starring Tiger Hu Chen, Iko Uwais and Reeves, the film showcases the story of a young martial artist who finds himself in an underground fight club after his amazing talents are recognized and exploited. Originally shown this past May at the Cannes Film Festival, the film created a buzz that fans simply could not resist. (continue reading on PopWrapped)
Join Heather, Tom and Aaron as they discuss the Geek News for this week. With guests Alison Baumgartner and Kristine Stewart. The team reviews “The Fifth Estate” and interviews “The Zombie Bible” author Stant Litore.
BBC America announced on Thursday that the “Doctor Who” 50th anniversary special will be shown in theatres across America in a two day event. “The Day of the Doctor” is the much anticipated episode that will be aired on BBC America and other affiliates worldwide on November 23, 2013. It was announced earlier in the year that the special would be broadcast in 3D; however fans in the States were making peace with the fact that they would see it in 2D. In association with AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark Holdings, Inc., and Regal Entertainment Group, BBC America will be showing “The Day of The Doctor” in eleven cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Seattle, Washington DC, and Minneapolis. If you are not in one of those cities, Fathom Events will be bringing The Doctor to you in 3D for one night only on Monday, November 25. (continue reading on Examiner.com)
Join Heather, Aaron and Tom as they review Nan Desu Kan and talk about this week in Geek News.
While there are many fan conventions in the Denver area, Myths and Legends Con is a bit different. Taking place at the Sheraton Denver Tech Center from September 27-29, 2013, Myths and Legends Con is an event that celebrates some of the fandoms that do not currently have their own convention in the Mile High City. The fandoms celebrated are “Harry Potter”, “Firefly”, Pirates, “Lord of the Rings”, “Doctor Who” and “My Little Pony”. (CONTINUE READING ON EXAMINER.COM)
Join Tom and Heather as they preview the upcoming NDK convention in Denver, Colorado. The event takes place at the Marriott DTC from September 13-15, 2013. For more information please visit the official website at www.ndkdenver.org.