Visiting Criterion Collection

For show notes, please visit our corresponding discussion thread.  Full Criterion visit documented in the podcast episode, available via the audio player below. Sam Posten and Home Theater Forum Co-Owner Ron Epstein visit Criterion Collection in New York.  Sam interviews Technical Director Lee Kline, Producer Abbey Lustgarten and Audio Supervisor […]

Free Minnow video guide app combines streaming platforms

Newly-launched Minnow is a next-gen streaming video guide rolled out nationally in the US that combines premium video on demand services, including Netflix, HBO Now, Hulu, and Amazon Prime into one unified application on TV and mobile. Minnow will also support emerging streamers Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO Max, Peacock and […]

AudioControl partners with Josh.ai on home entertainment products

AudioControl has announced that it is collaborating with Josh.ai for personal control of its home entertainment systems. Josh.ai uses “natural language” and privacy-focused voice automation technology. The integration includes auto-discovery of AudioControl products, power toggling, volume control, input switching and zone routing. Director Series amplifiers, home theater Concert AV receivers […]

Downton Abbey exhibition opens at Biltmore N.C.

Downton Abbey: The Exhibition has opened at Biltmore in Asheville, NC and will remain on view through April 7, 2020. The “immersive” exhibition centers around the TV series with set recreations, multimedia elements, and an up-close look at more than 50 costumes. The exhibition has been curated by NBCUniversal and […]

Disney+ arrives on LG Smart TVs

LG has announced today that the Disney+ app is now available on LG TV models released from 2016 through 2019, and which run the webOS platform. LG customers can now subscribe to Disney+ and start streaming movies and shows, including those from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic. […]

SnapAV launches Neeo Remote for Control4

Home entertainment and automation distributors SnapAV have released the touchscreen Neeo Remote ($600 MSRP) for the Control4 Home OS 3 platform. According to the company, the new slimline remote is the first to combine hard buttons and a touchscreen from which to control streaming, TV station access, playlists and smart […]

The Irishman soundtrack album available now

Sony Music Masterworks has released The Irishman Original Motion Picture Soundtrack album from the Martin Scorsese-directed film starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci. The record features music curated by Scorsese himself and music supervisor Randall Poster (The Wolf of Wall Street, Boardwalk Empire). The film premiered at […]

Scars of Dracula – Blu-ray Review

By the beginning of the 1970’s, Hammer Films was at a crossroads. American financing had stopped following the lackluster returns of Frankenstein Must be Destroyed (1969) and Moon Zero Two (1969); also, the success of films like Rosemary’s Baby (1968) and Night of the Living Dead (1968) forced the company […]

Weekly RoundUp 11-12-2019

  Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD… The Features   – The Big Bang Theory cast – 2019   – The Far Country – 1954   – The Peanut Butter Falcon – 2019   – Madigan – 1968 – The […]

KEF LSX speakers $999 Holiday sale offer

KEF is selling its award-winning, wireless LSX speakers which launched last November with a sale price of $999 until the end of the year from various resellers. The compact two-speaker wireless music system capitalizes on connectivity while delivering high-resolution stereo audio. KEF’s Active Music System is wireless from source and […]