Like everyone, I have a want list of films I’d pay a fair penny to see released on Blu-ray, but the current list is a mere fraction of what it was, say, five years ago. Niche companies have licensed out some films I truly thought I’d seen the last of […]
Last week, Bloomberg reported that Amazon employees might just be listening to your Alexa commands. But do Echo owners care? Amazon employs thousands of people around the world to improve performance of the Alexa digital assistant, and recordings are transcribed and fed back into the system to prevent gaps in […]
Nevada-based James Loudspeaker designs and manufactures high-performance speakers for residential and commercial applications, and has announced the formation of the Mavericks Architectural Cinema (MAC) division. It will focus on the design, engineering and product specification of high-performance cinema sound systems. James Loudspeaker says the Mavericks cinema speakers provide “ultra-wide bandwidth, […]
Sony has announced pricing and spring/summer availability for the new flagship MASTER Series televisions, along with other new LCD and OLED TV models, announced earlier this year at CES 2019. They will be available at Best Buy, Amazon and authorized dealers nationwide from now, unless otherwise specified. The line-up includes […]
Onkyo and Pioneer have released firmware updates that will add Apple AirPlay 2 capabilities to certain AV products, as originally announced on January 8th. The Onkyo update covers the line-up from the high-end PR-RZ5100 AVR, released in 2016, to the TX-NR686 model, released in 2018. The selected Onkyo range with […]
Charles Walters’ 1950 Summer Stock, would be the final Judy Garland film in three-strip Technicolor. She would next appear in a 1954 Warner Bros, Eastman Color / CinemaScope production. While not derived directly from the original negatives, Warner Archive’s new Blu-ray is a delight. It’s taken from an IP, which […]
During the Golden Age of Hollywood, Burt Lancaster could be counted upon to lead both trenchant dramas as well as exciting adventure films with great skill and style. However, he also made two forays behind the camera as a director as well; the first was the frontier Western The Kentuckian […]
William Wyler has always been one of my most revered filmmakers, and his 1949 The Heiress, for Paramount, is a magnificent part of his filmography. Olivia De Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson, and Miriam Hopkins (she’s been discussed quite a bit lately), are the leads, and the film demands to […]
THE GOLDEN ARROW (1962) NEW 2019 1080p HD MASTER Run Time 91:00 Subtitles English SDH Sound Quality DTS HD-Master Audio 2.0 – English Aspect Ratio 2.35:1, 16 X 9 LETTERBOX Product Color COLOR Disc Configuration BD 25 Bandit chief Hassan (Tab Hunter) infiltrates Damascus with a daring plan. Impersonating a […]
To commemorate the film’s 35th anniversary, Sony has released the 1984 classic The Karate Kid on 4K UHD Blu-ray with a gorgeous new transfer.
Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD… The Features – A Face in the Crowd – 1957 – Alien – 1979 – Destroyer – 2018 – The House of the Seven Gables – […]
The season premiere of Game of Thrones was the most talked about episode of all time, according to a new study by musicMagpie. As well as shattering ratings records, the first episode of season 8 saw a record breaking amount of conversation on Twitter, with 3,857,823 tweets posted discussing it. […]
Starting April 14 MeTV is showing episodes from the first five years of The Carol Burnett Show. From the way the show is scheduled these are not edited down to half-hour versions but are the hour long versions. Now how much has been edited to make room for more commercials […]
Logitech has announced the Harmony Express, a universal voice remote that will control a home theater or entertainment system with Amazon Alexa built-in. ‘Press-and-Ask’ is the function which will allow users to watch TV, access streaming apps or change channel. “We designed Harmony Express as an entirely reimagined Harmony […]
Cy Howard’s 1970, Lovers and Other Strangers is a New York-based production, in turn based upon the New York stage play of the same name. Centering around a wedding, it allows us to see almost every human foible available at the time. I’m not certain that it stands the test […]
Germany’s first 70mm production, Flying Clipper (released as Mediterranean Holiday in the US), has been “restored” by the Busch Media Group and made available in the US by Flicker Alley in a 4K UHD Blu-ray/Blu-ray combo pack.