Premieres and trailers of the week. August 12-16

Премьеры и трейлеры недели. 12-16 августа

Week noted a number of interesting rumors in the movie industry, what can be said about the premiere. Nothing special to watch, except on dramatic Keith Harrington. But streaming services promise to please a number of innovations, both now and to the end of the month. About all in sequence.

Premiere week

  • «The death and life of John F. Donovan». Drama, whose premiere was first held in 2018 in the framework of the Toronto film festival and only now reached the cinemas. The story of the famous TV presenter who is experiencing problems due to the fact that his personal life becomes public. Starring the star of «Game of thrones» kit Harington. Also in the picture took part Natalie Portman, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates and Tandy Newton.
  • «Angry Birds 2 in the movies.» The famous angry birds are back on the big screens. This time they will have to unite with the worst enemy, to confront the new threat.
  • «Needle». The movie 1988 with the participation of the leader of group «Cinema» Victor Tsoy. Return of restored paintings is timed to the date of death 15 August 1990. The movie will tell about the Moro returns to Alma-ATA and meets Dean, a former love, who is a drug addict. The hero tries to save the girl and takes her to the sea.
  • «My angel». A Thriller about a distraught woman (noomi Rapace), whose daughter died in a fire seven years ago. Once Lizzie meets a couple whose daughter reminds her of the lost child. Friendship with the family finally crazy woman and she steals the girl.
  • «The blue abyss 2». Horror about sharks will never cease to be relevant. A group of girls down under the water in the ancient ruins, where he stumbles upon a flock of predatory fish. Now their task — to survive.
  • «7 of sociopaths». Spanish Comedy with black humor. Seven stories, seven situations we encounter every day in my life, but have no idea what they can hide.
  • «Hunter mind», the second season. Netflix will debut the sequel to the story about FBI agents who investigate serial killers, to prevent the murder.

News of the film industry

The theme of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant this year on hearing — first series from HBO, which became the most popular, then a similar series from NTV and now Danila Kozlovsky announced the completion of filming of «on the way down the storks». Output pattern in the rental is to be held on 8 October 2020.

Well, as movie news without Disney. Publication Deadline reports that Ewan McGregor is negotiating for the role of Obi-WAN Kenobi for the new series for the streaming service Disney+. The show could be a third universe of «Star wars».

The film adaptation of the cartoon «the lion King» became the highest-grossing in history. The film has collected in world hire more than 1.33 billion dollars. Let’s see if other upcoming projects to surpass this figure. The company is already preparing the movie «Lady and the tramp» by the same cartoon, but he is expected to be within Disney+. Photographs already published:

Lady and the tramp

Also Disney are planning to shoot a sequel of the movie «Aladdin» by guy Ritchie. The painting was controversial by critics, but the audience liked the movie, which allowed to collect over a billion dollars at the box office. The original cartoon had three parts.

Meanwhile, the source, first reported that the role of Batman can get Robert Pattinson, said that the role of Alfred considering the former star of «agent 007» Pierce Brosnan.

The star of «Hannibal» and «Dr. Strange» Mads Mikkelsen again will come to Moscow in October, where they will visit the sixth annual Comic-Con Russia. For the first time the actor visited Russia in February 2019, under PR the movie «lost in ice». And before that, September 10, will visit Moscow crowd favorite Jackie Chan.

Trailers of the week

«Last Christmas»

Christmas romance with Emilia Clarke in the lead role. The film is based on the eponymous song by British pop Duo Wham!, also in the film will be using never before released songs of George Michael. The story tells about a girl Kate, who at Christmas working elf good guy named Tom, whom she accidentally meets. Russian premiere will take place on 5 December.

«Secret life»

War drama about the Austrian Franz Gerstetter. He refused to serve in the Nazi army, and was executed in 1943. In 2007, the Roman Catholic Church had his beatification. The film received awards in the framework of the Cannes film festival. Premiere in December.

«Little women»

Movies about women directed by women with a worthy cast: Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, saoirse Ronan, Meryl Streep, Laura Dern, James Norton and Bob Odenkirk. The action takes place during the civil war in the United States and talk about growing up with four unlike each other sisters. Premiere on 30 January.

«The kill team»

Drama, dedicated to the war in Afghanistan. The rookie faces a tough and immoral behavior of his commander (Alexander Skarsgard) and not know what to do with it. Release date is not yet announced.

«13 reasons why», the third season

This time the heroes will have to investigate the murder of one of the children. Who is to blame and that this led to? Premiere of all series is already 23 August.

«My name is Dolemite»

A biopic about a stand up comedian Rudy ray Moore performed by Eddie Murphy. The actor appeared under the pseudonym Dolemite, and in 1975 came out the same film in the style of blaxplotation that made him famous. The film also took Wesley snipes. Premiere on Netflix in the fall.

«Deuce», the third season

Manhattan 70-80-ies, and developing a sex industry that knows no bounds until, until AIDS and drugs. Starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal. Premiere September 9 on HBO.

«Star wars: the Resistance», second season

The series is dedicated to the young pilot of the Resistance under the command of General Lei. Despite her young age, the pilot gets the most important tasks. Premiere 6 Oct.


Xiaomi has announced the start of sales Mi A3 and other gadgets in Russia

Xiaomi объявила старт продаж Mi A3 и других гаджетов в России

Xiaomi has announced the launch of a number of products for Russian consumers at the festival of electronic music and technology Alfa Future People, which takes place from 16 to 18 August in Nizhny Novgorod. Among novelties — smartphone Mi A3 on the basis of «pure» Android One.

Smartphone sales began on 16 August in two versions with 64 and 128 GB of memory. Their retail price is 16 990 and 18 990 rubles , respectively. Available colors — blue and grey, optional for model with 64 GB there is a white option. When you purchase in the official stores and partner networks in a gift attached headset Mi True Wireless Earphones.

Xiaomi Mi A3 is equipped with a 6-inch display HD+, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 with 4 GB of RAM, triple rear camera (48+8+2 MP) and a battery 4030 mAh.

In addition to the smartphone running Android One, Xiaomi has brought to Russia Mi wireless headphones True Wireless Earbuds (available in DNS and Wildberries for 3990 rubles), portable battery Powerbank Mi 3 with a capacity of 20 000 mAh (coming soon for 2990 rubles), and Mi Dustbuster Handheld Vacuum Cleaner, whose sales will start on September 2 at a price of 17 990 rubles.

Source Group will open its own online store for PC games Group откроет собственный онлайн-магазин игр для ПК Group officially announced the opening of their own store of PC games. According to the company, it will be called MY.GAMES Store, and will be available before the end of 2019.

The store will sell both free and paid games, as well as various add-ons. MY.GAMES Store will distribute not only the products of third-party developers, but their games such as ArcheArge and the Lost Ark.

The service fee will be 30%, and publishers and developers will go the remaining 70%. It’s a bit more than other popular gaming digital shops: Steam revenue is 20%, and in the shell — 10%.

In addition, the shop will be open with services LootDog, which you can use to buy in game items for real money without having to start the game, and Donation Alerts, which is used streamers to promote subscriptions.

The exact release date of the shop is not reported as details about the launcher for it. Recently Group announced a partnership with iDreamSky, one of the largest Chinese game developers. Probably, the project company will also enter into the store.


Samsung and the First channel captured the process of shooting the film «Union of salvation» in VR

Samsung и Первый канал запечатлели съёмочный процесс фильма «Союз спасения» в VR

Samsung Electronics, together with «Directorate of film» and the First channel presented the project «Union of salvation in VR». It is a series of videos shot in 360-degree format, about the process of creating a historical film «Union of salvation».

The project was shot on a panoramic camera 360 Samsung Round, which is capable of providing image resolution of 4096×2048 pixels at 30 frames per second, and record audio with six microphones.

We shot the film «Union of salvation» for a year and a half. For the first time the viewer will be able to visit at various stages during all seasons, to see the work of famous actors, to be in the center of both mass and intimate scenes — Daria Yarygina, producer of special projects Directorate of public relations and Internet broadcasting of the First channel

The first video is already available on the website VR-Samsung library. View as possible from desktop and mobile devices.

«Union of salvation» tells about the Decembrist uprising and will be released in cinemas on December 26. Starring Leonid Bichevin, Maxim Matveev, Pavel Priluchny, Ivan Yankovsky, Alexander Domogarov, Ingeborga Dapkunaite.


Oppo announces the second generation of smartphones Reno 28 Aug

Oppo анонсирует второе поколение смартфонов Reno 28 августа

The Chinese company Oppo plans to submit the continuation of a series Reno on August 28 in India. This is evidenced by the teaser, appeared on the network.

As follows from the presentation image, the smartphone will offer four image sensor on the rear panel that will allow you to implement a 20x hybrid zoom. From Oppo Reno 10x Zoom Editon, presented in the first half of April, there is the possibility of a 10-fold increase.

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A special mechanism front camera going at an angle from the top face, will remain. Reports indicate that Oppo Reno get 6,43-inch OLED display, battery 4065 mAh with VOOC fast charging, and a set of cameras: 48, 8, 13 and 2 MP.

The teaser mentioned that the expected series of smartphones Oppo Reno 2. The company will first release new products for the Indian market, although the presentation and release Reno first generation first took place in China.


Motorola One Action: ultrawide camera, Exynos and a display 21:9

Motorola One Action: ультраширокая камера, Exynos и дисплей 21:9

Motorola expands lineup of low-cost smartphones One, releasing the model One Action. Main feature — ultra-wide lens with the seizure of 117 degrees and record videos in 1080p/60fps.

Specifications Motorola One Action:

  • Dimensions: 160,1×is 71.2×9.2 mm, 181 g
  • Display: 6,3″, 2520×1080, IPS
  • Processor: 8-core Exynos 9609, 2.2 GHz, Mali G72 MP3
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM, 128 GB constant, microSD slot
  • Camera: 12+5+16 MP (triple major), 12 MP, f/2.0 (front)
  • Battery: 3500 mAh
  • OS: Android 9 Pie
  • Connection: USB Type-C, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, LTE, Dual SIM, NFC, headphone Jack

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Wide-angle sensor uses pixel binning 4-to-1 to improve image quality in low light conditions and has electronic image stabilization. The image sensor is oriented so that even if the smartphone is placed vertically, the video is recorded in landscape mode, which will allow you to use classic vertical tripods.

Motorola One Action is available today in Brazil, Mexico and several European countries, at a price of 259 euros (~19 000), after which it is planned to launch in Latin America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.


Among the mobile applications the Russians are more likely to spend their time in games

Среди мобильных приложений россияне больше всего проводят времени в играх

Forbes magazine jointly with the analytical company Mediascope know in which applications the Russians often spent time in the first half of 2019. The rankings are based on data from users aged 12 to 64 years from towns with a population of over 100 thousand inhabitants.

The first two is not programs and game. They were Gardenscapes and Homescapes Russian company Playrix. If Gardenscapes «ate» users on average 46 minutes a day, then Homescapes Russians played less for 41 minutes.

Monthly active audience of the games of 1.55 million people have Gardenscapes and 1.56 million from Homescapes, respectively.

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Next is the app in the «Geometry Plus» for opening documents and reading books in different formats, FBReader. On it, users spend about 40 minutes a day and in a month the service is used by 1.48 million people.

In fourth place for the duration of use is YouTube. It spend approximately 35 minutes per day. The app itself is more popular than the game, his open monthly more of 28.92 million Russians.

Next on the list is social media. «VKontakte» is used for 34 minutes a day, and Instagram — for 27 minutes. Monthly active audience in Russia «Vkontakte» is 26,73 million people, and the service for sharing photos it is a little less — 21,13 million people.

The top ten also includes «Yandex.Navigator» app to create a music video TikTok, the WhatsApp messenger and aggregator of electronic books «Litres» («Read!»).



Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple watch Series 5 with OLED displays will appear in the autumn

Мин-Чи Куо: умные часы Apple Watch Series 5 с OLED-дисплеями появятся осенью

The next generation of smart watches Appel Watch will appear this fall, according to the latest forecast-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The production of OLED displays for wearable devices took the Japanese company Japan Display.

In a note, TF International Securities, published August 16, Kuo predicted that Japan Display will gradually increase its share of orders for OLED displays for the Apple Watch, ranging from 15-20% of the orders in 2019 and reaching 70-80% in 2021.

The analyst believes that Apple will also gradually increase the proportion of the supply of OLED-displays from the South Korean LG iPhone, and attract Chinese manufacturer BOE as additional provider, seeking to expand its supply chain.

Apple Watch Series 5 will likely be announced next month along with three new iPhones. Probably the presentation of the manufacturer will be held September 10.

Kuo previously said that the range Apple Watch will watch with ceramic housing, but did not report what generation will get them.



Day in history: first smartphone Xiaomi — 8 years

Eight years ago today, August 16, 2011, the Chinese company Xiaomi released its first smartphone — the Mi 1. It served as the reference device for private shell MIUI based on Android, which has absorbed all the best from your Apple iOS and Samsung TouchWiz.

The first version of MIUI presented a year earlier on 16 August 2010. By the time of the presentation of the Xiaomi Mi 1, the number of users of the firmware has reached 500, 000 people: it was mounted on a third-party device.

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День в истории: первому смартфону Xiaomi — 8 лет1

Xiaomi Mi 1 was completed by the manufacturer of the chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 msm8260 processor with 1 GB RAM and 4 GB permanent memory, at the time the giant battery capacity of 1930 mAh battery, 4-inch display with a resolution of 480×854 pixels from the Sharp 8-megapixel camera. All this for 2599 yuan (~11 400 rubles in prices of 2011).

Smartphone receive updates until MIUI v5, which was released in 2014 based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Now shell MIUI has more than 300 million active users worldwide, and sales of Xiaomi smartphones ranked fourth in the world after Samsung, Huawei and Apple with a market share of 8.9%.


DJI has introduced the foldable stabilizer Osmo Mobile 3

DJI introduced a new version of the stabilizer for smartphones — Mobile Osmo 3. Three-axis stabilizer got even more functions for shooting high-quality movies and more convenient design.

The main change was foldable case, now the stabilizer is to bring even more convenient. Osmo for Mobile 3 is available app DJI Mimo, which allows not only to configure the device, but to use to edit videos, apply various effects for shooting. The regulator has received a battery of 2450 mAh, which is enough for 15 hours of work.

So, in app are available function: Story Mode (templates to automatically create clips from recordings), Active Track 3.0 (capture fast scenes), Slow Motion (slow motion), Sport Mode (a mode for shooting sports scenes) and others. For ease of management provided by the gesture recognition and buttons to select the desired mode.

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DJI Osmo Mobile 3 is available in two versions: Basic and Combo. The basic package for $ 119 (~7700 rubles) includes the stabilizer, case, charging cable, wrist strap, and four coasters. For $ 139 (~9200 rubles) the buyer will additionally get a tripod and carrying case.