Google Glass Has Been Banned in Movie Theaters.

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James Eng | NBC News

Wearing Google Glass at the movies never was cool to begin with, and now it’s official: You can’t use the smart eyewear inside theaters. The Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theatre Owners on Wednesday said they were officially banning the use of Glass and other wearable recording devices in the cinema as part of an updated “anti-theft policy.” The MPAA has said the movie industry loses billions of dollars a year due to piracy.

Didn’t realize Google Glass was being misused this way, especially due to the high price tag ($1500 a pop). But the move makes perfect sense as we enter an age in which it’s easier than ever to rip off the people who make our movies.

That said, I wonder how (and if) movie theater ushers will enforce this. In those dark theaters, telling Google Glass apart from normal eyeglasses could be a challenge, even if you are tech savvy to know what they look like. The glow could be a giveaway, though.

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New Plot Details and Look at ‘Terminator: Genisys,’ Including Arnold Schwarzenegger

Source: Entertainment Weekly

Luke Owen | Flickering Myth

Part of the challenge is to ­dazzle people with something they haven’t seen before,” director Alan Taylor says. “There are elements in our main villain that are straining the capacities of our brilliant visual-effects people. So that’s a good sign.”

I don’t see how bringing back Arnold “dazzles” anyone. Especially since it’s something we have seen before. Of course, they sort of give away who the new villain is in this spoilery article.

I’m also surprised to see that Emilia Clarke (the Mother of Dragons, herself) is anywhere near this project. The storyboards alone point to this movie being a mess.

I could be wrong, but I have a feeling that Terminator: Genisys will be a lot like its new title. New, but unnecessary.