Marantz introduces two slim AV receivers

Marantz has launched the NR1510 and NR1710 slimline 4K Ultra HD AV receivers, both available now from Marantz dealers and direct from the company website for $599 and $749, respectively. The units adlopt a compact chassis and are capable of the “latest technologies…for an immersive listening experience, without sacrificing valuable […]

Control4 introduces Smart Home OS 3

Control4 has announced the launch and availability for shipment of its Smart Home OS 3, designed to unify “hundreds” of connected devices in a single platform. The new OS 3 promises thousands of new features with an intuitive UI facilitating one-touch control on mobile devices, touch screens, TVs and remotes. […]

Denon adds two new X-Series AVRs

Denon has announced two new X-Series AV receivers. The Denon AVR-X2600H (95W per channel) and AVR-X1600H (80W per channel), both capable of 7.2-channel surround audio. “Denon is committed to bringing the latest technologies to home theater enthusiasts while offering flexibility so they can grow with their home entertainment systems. To […]

VIZIO 2019 smart TV collection now available at retail

VIZIO has announced the availability of its 2019 4K HDR smart TV collection, featuring what the company claims are “premium” picture quality technologies, including Quantum Color and Active Full Array backlighting. The company says the 2019 lineup offers “an ideal package of expansive colors, deep blacks and luminescent whites.” The […]

Weekly RoundUp 5-28-2019

  Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD…   The Features     – Blue Velvet – 1986     – Steel Magnolias – 1989     – Greta – 2018     – A Patch of Blue – 1965 – […]

Warner Archive: Gaslight (1944) on Blu-ray

NEW 2019 1080p HD MASTER FROM 4K SCAN! GASLIGHT(1944) Run Time 114:00 Subtitles English SDH Sound Quality DTS HD-Master Audio 2.0 – English Aspect Ratio 4 X 3 FULL FRAME, ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO – 1.37:1 Product Color BLACK & WHITE Disc Configuration BD 50 Special Features: Original 1940 British Version […]

Does piracy help or hurt word-of-mouth movie buzz?

In light of recent news items suggesting piracy is on the rise again, researchers from the University of Houston and Western University in London, Ontario, have published new data in the INFORMS journal, Management Science, which has found that the power of word-of-mouth (WOM) is effective at boosting demand for […]

The Witches (1966) – Blu-ray Review

While the company was best known for their excursions into Gothic horror, Hammer Films also made a few excursions into modern horror as well during their heyday. One of the prime examples of this was The Witches (AKA The Devil’s Own), a blend of supernatural horror and suspense with a […]

Control4 introduces Triad Distributed Audio Series speakers

Control4 has announced new Triad Distributed Audio Series audio loudspeakers designed for multi-room audio applications “on any budget and for all types of listeners,” with 14 models focusing on installation flexibility and performance. The new series accommodates sizes and configurations engineered with builders, contractors and homeowners in mind. The speakers […]

Does Kino understand stereo sound?

I am really getting tired for stereo films now becoming mono films on Blu Ray. Just received LINK, which I had previously on DVD, which was stereo, but this new release is mono. I think Kino Lorber needs to find out what format (sound) the film was made and make […]