Amazon’s new on-demand music streaming service increases the appeal of Amazon Prime, but isn’t a serious competitor with the likes of Pandora or Spotify, at least not yet, according to Michael Pachter, analyst with Wedbush Securities.
While much of the United Kingdom hopes the national soccer team advances deep into the month-long World Cup tournament in Brazil, entertainment retailers say the quadrennial event — coupled with a smaller movie release slate — could dampen packaged-media sales in the third quarter through Sept. 30.
DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG), the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), The Recording Academy and three major music labels have come together to agree on a formal definition of high-resolution audio.
What stands out most about 'The Lego Movie,' aside from the humor and clever premise, is the way the CG animation mimics the quirks of the stop-motion technique, which is all the more effective in 3D and a great way to celebrate the unique nature of Lego as a toy line. (Street Date 6/17/14)