Let’s look at some numbers. 1929 – 1933 Five films – Paramount 1935 – 1941 Five films – M-G-M The Marx Brothers _______________ 1924 – 1932 More shorts than can be counted – Hal Roach followed by more shorts between features to 1937 1932 – 1940 Ten films for Roach […]
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 […]
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 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: 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 […]
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. […]
To celebrate the film’s 25th Anniversary, Sony, in association with Nest Entertainment, has released The Swan Princess on Blu-ray as part of Sony’s MOD program.
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 […]
John Badham’s 1979 production of Bram Stoker’s original 1898 masterpiece of horror literature is a very interesting, if imperfect take on the subject. Especially with Frank Langella in the lead, and Laurence Olivier as Van Helsing. Kate Nelligan makes an interesting Lucy. Shout Factory has given us two takes on […]
Warner Bros’ 25-disc mega box set, The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Series, includes all 279 episodes of the Emmy-winning sitcom on Blu-ray, plus an exclusive bonus DVD of additional features.
Paramount’s 4K UHD Blu-ray release of the classic It’s a Wonderful Life was long overdue, and despite a much improved transfer (from a new 4K scan), it is a rather frustrating release.
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 […]
Not often screened in revival theaters or on television, Leigh Jason’s Out of the Blue contains a fair share of fun for those willing to adapt to its off-the-wall mood and tone.
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 […]
If you’re planning to head over for the last day of the New York Audio Show today at the Park Lane Hotel (Central Park South), Polk Audio is showing off its Legend series L800 tower speakers combined with Marantz electronics in Suite 603. Polk says that the new series of […]
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 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 […]