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Over the Top is a 1987 action drama film starring Sylvester Stallone. It was produced and directed by Menahem Golan, and its screenplay was written by Stirling Silliphant and Stallone. The original music score was composed by Giorgio Moroder. The main character, played by Stallone, is a long-haul truck driver who tries to win back his alienated son while becoming a champion arm wrestler.
Lincoln Hawk is a struggling trucker who arm wrestles on the side to make extra cash while trying to...

What Are the Best Smart TV Options for the UK?

What Are the Best Smart TV Options for the UK?

As the integration of web and TV gathers pace, and the profile of online video continues its meteoric rise, what is the best choice for smart TV viewers in the UK? I've been looking at some of the Smart TV devices on the market and …

Why Adobe Really Dropped Their Mobile Flash Support

Why Adobe Really Dropped Their Mobile Flash Support

Many, especially the zealous Apple supporters, would have you believe that Apple killed Flash. In reality, it's HTML5 that might be the ultimate demise of Flash, but it won't be this year and probably not next year either. A recent article at TechCrunch took an …

Roku CEO on the Future of Television & Why It’s Such a Squiggly Mess

Roku CEO on the Future of Television & Why Its Such a Squiggly Mess

The future of television, as Roku Founder and CEO Anthony Wood sees it, is not as futuristic as you'd think, where we'll be able to watch every movie ever made, in any language, day or night. Wood says the future is getting close. I caught …

Creators Angry Over Original Video Being Taken Down by NBC, Jay Leno & YouTube

Creators Angry Over Original Video Being Taken Down by NBC, Jay Leno & YouTube

A YouTube horror story of sorts has been making its way around the internet in the last week.  Brian Kamerer and his friend Travis Irvine made a simple, upbeat video for Irvine's mayoral campaign in Bexley, Ohio in 2007.  Then, in 2009, Jay Leno, of …

Advertising is Major Concern for Online Video Consumers Internationally [Study]

Advertising is Major Concern for Online Video Consumers Internationally [Study]

Accenture recently did a study on Video Over Internet Consumers and there were some pretty interesting findings in the report. Today I'm going to look at perceived problems with online video from the consumer standpoint which had some pretty surprising stuff.

Hulu Users Rate Best Super Bowl Ads & The Bark Side Takes Top Honors

Hulu Users Rate Best Super Bowl Ads & The Bark Side Takes Top Honors

While the Giants were busy beating the Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI (which I wasn't at all interested in except for the great half-time show), Hulu users were busy rating all the ads. In fact, it seems like many of them were more interested in …

Charter Creating Online Video Directory Of Content From Hulu, Netflix, & Amazon

Charter Creating Online Video Directory Of Content From Hulu, Netflix, & Amazon

Here's an interesting tidbit I came across today. Charter Communications is encouraging its users to watch online video by creating a new searchable directory of online video content. Hopefully, this doesn't mean that they will later then charge for video separately, you know the old …

Mobile Video Ad Impressions Up 35% In One Quarter, According To YuMe

Mobile Video Ad Impressions Up 35% In One Quarter, According To YuMe

YuMe has released its video advertising metrics report for the third quarter of 2011, so I thought we'd take a look at the findings to see if we can put our finger on the latest online video ad trends. While pre-roll ads continue to be …

Best Branded Video Ad Campaign – Planet Of The Hoax Video

Best Branded Video Ad Campaign   Planet Of The Hoax Video

If you hadn't heard, there's a new Planet of the Apes movie coming out this year. I know, I know… I'm just as surprised as you are that the studio went ahead with it after the debacle that was Tim Burton's version. And yet, it …

The Latest YouTube Legal Issue Seems Horribly Overblown

The Latest YouTube Legal Issue Seems Horribly Overblown

By now you've probably heard of Evan Emory. He's the 21-year-old Michigan man that now faces 20 years in prison for a simple YouTube prank that has been blown way out of proportion. After Emory completed a harmless musical performance before an elementary school classroom, …

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