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Interstellar JPL Event - The Science Behind Interstellar Blu-ray Apr 03 2015
  In anticipation of this week’s Blu-ray release of [i]Interstellar[/i], Home Theater Forum was invited to a press event at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena on March 18th.   This event focused on the true science found in the science fiction... Full topic ›
Anthem Statement A5 Multi-Channel Amplifier Review Receivers/Separates/Amps Apr 14 2015
Anthem Statement A5 Multi-Channel Amplifier Review As a firm believer in the importance of amplification in my home theater, I am always eager to hear the effect a change in amplification can have on the performance of my system. For the past few years, my daily driv... Full topic ›
An Advance Look at "3-D Rarities" from the 3-D Fi... 3D Blu-ray Mar 12 2015
As announced here: http://www.hometheat...rchive-in-2014/   Bob Furmanek gave me the opportunity last night to preview the final (almost - the menus are unfinished) version of the "3-D Rarities" Blu-ray release that's scheduled for early summer from the 3-D Film Arch... Full topic ›
Seagate Personal Cloud: HTF REVIEW Computers Mar 27 2015
Seagate Personal Cloud Reviewed by Ronald Epstein March 2015         There are clouds everywhere you look.  Tech-Savvy people are uploading and keeping their valuable information on a multitude of online services like Dropbox, Box, OneDrive and... Full topic ›
First off, I enjoyed the previous presentation of Journey to the Center of the Earth on Blu-ray and never found it to be the travesty that a few others did.  I began by skimming that disc again - and for something that was an older transfer I still found it nice, and... Full topic ›

A Few Words About - Robert Harris weighs in on the latest releases

  • A few words about...™ The Story of Adele H. -- in Blu-ray Twilight Time is entering Criterion turf by releasing a Truffaut film.  Hopefully, there will be no range wars.   Based at least partially upon the diaries kept by Adele, one of Victor Hugo's daughters, M. Truffaut has created on of... Read More
  • A few words about...™ Richard III -- in Blu-ray Richard Loncraine's Richard III, is a very out of the box take on Shakespeare, and I believe it works.  The screenplay is from the fim's star, Ian McKellan and director Loncraine.   Twilight Time's new Blu-ray, is a nice looking product,... Read More
  • A few words about...™ The Fantasticks -- in Blu-ray The Fantasticks was playing off-Broadway when I was a kid, and seemingly did so for a century or so.   The film was produced in 1995, and not released until 2000.  Apparently, the studio had its doubts as to what to do with it.   It... Read More
  • A few words about...™ The Remains of the Day -- in Blu-ray For me, the most important of Twilight Time's April '15 releases, is James Ivory's The Remains of the Day.   This is one of those beautiful films that, over a two-hour span, exists within itself, not only telling a story, but almost having a... Read More
  • A few words about...™ April Love -- in Blu-ray For those who are either offended by the sexual themes or violence in The Sound of Music, and whose viewing pleasure necessitates something less virulent, Twilight Time is offering their new Blu-ray of Henry Levin's Kentucky bluegrass musical dram... Read More
  • A few words about...™ Zardoz -- in Blu-ray Having never consumed Peyote, I can't be certain that a film like Zardoz is what such consumption might create, but it seems like a good bet.   There are those who love John Boorman's 23rd century drama, starring a continuously bemused lookin... Read More
  • A few words about...™ 42nd Street -- in Blu-ray Lloyd Bacon's extraordinary Broadway-based, 42nd Street, is one of the most important musicals in Hollywood history.   It would be followed by a myriad of others throughout the depression era and thereafter.   Mr. Bacon's Footlight Parad... Read More

DVD & Blu-ray Reviews

  • The Fantasticks Blu-ray Review
    Today, 01:54 PM
    Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt’s The Fantasticks is one of those intimate, charming theatrical parables whose utter preciousness either works for an audience o... Read More
  • The Friends of Eddie Coyle Blu-ray Review
    Yesterday, 04:22 PM
    After directing one of the best police thrillers of the 1960s with Bullitt, Peter Yates took a much different approach to the genre in his 1973 crime drama T... Read More
  • Richard III (1995) Blu-ray Review
    Yesterday, 01:39 PM
    Modern dress interpretations of Shakespeare’s classic plays aren’t a new trend; it’s been done on stage for years, and the movies are merely catching up to w... Read More
  • U Turn Blu-ray Review
    Yesterday, 01:29 PM
    Oliver Stone's describes his 1997 film U Turn as "one of my strangest" and "some people say the darkest I ever did." It is a modern, violent film noir, but S... Read More
  • April Love Blu-ray Review
    Apr 18 2015 04:27 PM
    Another of Twentieth Century Fox’s musicalized remakes of a non-musical original, Henry Levin’s April Love is a sweetly pleasant if undemanding tuneful trifl... Read More
  • Batman vs. Robin Blu-ray Review
    Apr 17 2015 07:20 PM
    They say that you cannot judge a book by its cover; by the same token, you cannot judge a movie by its title. Batman vs. Robin is a pleasantly entertaining... Read More

Featured Home Theater

  • Pirate Themed Home Theater
    Dan did a great job documenting the work he put into his pirate themed home theater. Framing, electrical, staining, painting, lighting, he did it all. You can read more about his fantastic theater and see lots more pictures here

Featured Equipment Review

  • Anthem Statement A5 Multi-Channel Amplifier Review
    As a firm believer in the importance of amplification in my home theater, I am always eager to hear the effect a change in amplification can have on the performance of my system. For the past few years, my daily driver speakers have been Paradigm Studio 100 v.5’s, powered by a Wyred4Sound MiniMC-7. The MMC-7 is a great class D amplifier, but that doesn’t mean I’m married to it either..
    Read the full review here