Shock! Horror! James Bond drinks Beer!

Daniel Craig has given his backing to a commercial deal which will see 007 switching to Heineken beer in the latest James Bond movie, Skyfall, and revealed that he personally helped recruit Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes to take charge of the film. The British secret agent, traditionally known for his penchant for Martinis, shaken not stirred, is set to enjoy one of the…

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Draft minimum standards released for digital TV set-top

After years of rigorous debate, the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) has finally issued the final draft minimum standard for the set-top box decoders that will be used to receive digital terrestrial television signals in South Africa.

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Iron Man’s next adventure to shoot in China

Iron Man is flying to China after Disney subsidiary Marvel announced that the metallic Avenger’s next stand-alone adventure will be co-produced by Chinese company DMG Entertainment. The move will see stars Robert Downey Jr,Gwyneth Paltrow and Don Cheadle film part of the franchise’s third outing in the far east.

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Blackmagic Unveils Surprise 2.5K Cinema Camera for Unprecedented USD3,000

Attendees expected announcements from camera makers such as ARRI, Canon, Red and Sony this week at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas – but fewer expected postproduction equipment maker Blackmagic Design to unveil its first camera, a 2.5K camera for just USD3,000. The Blackmagic Cinema Camera is targeted at uses including…

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‘The Avengers’ Most Anticipated Summer Movie, Fandango Finds

Holy box-office troubles, Batman. Not “The Dark Knight Rises” but “The Avengers” is the most anticipated summer movie, according to a new survey of 2,000 moviegoers by online ticketing site Fandango.

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