While I’m a huge fan of Tom Hardy’s work, I somehow missed Taboo, which arrived via FX in January of 2017, and ran for eight episodes. It wasn’t until my son mentioned it, presuming that I was aware, that I quickly ordered a copy. In short, the series, which is […]
According to Bloomberg, Americans are canceling their pay-TV subscriptions at the rate of six people per minute. The global news and financial data provider says that the reasons consumers are abandoning cable subscriptions are not a mystery, seeing as they’re ‘expensive’ and there are cheaper alternatives everywhere. Bloomberg believes that […]
Unfortunately, there’s both good and bad news for fans of the Predator series, as Fox releases its new 4k home theater variant. Let’s get the bad out of the way first. At just under $50 for the three films at street price, this is a fair deal, but it guarantees […]
Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD… The Features – The Avengers: Infinity War – 2018 – Home From the Hill – 1960 – Higher Power – 2018 – Cat O’Nine Tails – 1971 […]
Even after fifteen seasons on the air, CBS’ NCIS, despite its formulaic procedural structure, managed to evolve its characters and stories, introduce new members to the team, and sadly bid goodbye to some others.
My notes on Deep Rising may or may not be helpful, as I’m seeing a bit of controversy as to what this release from Kino Lorber might, might not be, or in fact – is. My problem is that I have no point of reference on this film, and can […]
The CBS owned and operated sub-stations will drop DECADES and begin broadcasting a new network called StartTV, September 3, 2018. StartTV will concentrate on reruns of drama series with strong female leads: The Closer, The Good Wife, Medium, Cold Case, Profiler, and The Division. Some of these may not start […]
Yamaha has unveiled the MusicCast BAR 400 sound bar, which the company claims is a ‘complete package of audio performance, versatility and functionality,’ and is considered ideal for lovers of both movies and music. For home theater users, the sound bar offers both Dolby Digital and DTS Digital Surround and […]
If you hate lists, please move on rather than simply criticizing this one. Thanks. Now that Kino has told us there are 100 films in their new Universal deal, I have pulled that studio’s titles from my wist list and am replicating it below. Obviously, those in the spirit of […]
Just in case you hadn’t seen enough news about the arrival of Deadpool 2 on disc and stream, Klipsch has announced it will be the exclusive ‘home audio partner’ for the home entertainment release of the movie in Digital HD download (August 7), and Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD […]
Movies Anywhere and Microsoft Movies & TV have joined forces to make it easier for Microsoft account holders to ‘access and grow’ personal film collections. A Microsoft account can be synced with Movies Anywhere to centralize digital movies purchased from Microsoft alongside those from other Movies Anywhere retailers. Movies Anywhere […]
Disney’s popular animated series Elena of Avalor makes another return to DVD with the two-part episode from season one (often referred to as a “movie”), Realm of the Jaquins, with two additional and somewhat unrelated episodes plus ten bonus shorts.
Denon has announced the latest addition to the X-Series line of AVRs, the $999 AVR-X3500H, which will include support for Apply AirPlay 2, Amazon Alexa Voice Control, ihiji Invision, Domotz Pro, eARC, and Auto Low Latency Mode. The unit will also provide support for object-based sound formats, including Dolby Atmos, […]
If you’re planning to attend CEDIA at the San Diego Convention Center this year from September 4 – 8, you might want to stop by Wisdom Audio’s ‘Luxury Private Theater’ at Booth 5247, where it will be presenting ‘an amazing experience’ in a purpose-built room, which will include equipment provided […]
When discussing any Fox Technicolor film from the nitrate era, expectations are to lowered – measurably. Extant film elements allow the films to appear never as they did, but rather, anywhere from impermissible to nice, while never able to hit anywhere near perfection. Ernst Lubitsch’s 1943 Heaven Can Wait is […]
There are plenty of manufacturers happy to bandy round the term ‘as intended by the filmmaker’, and Sony is now no exception. It was almost certainly THX who originally coined the ad slogan ‘as the director intended’ some years ago now, so it’s always interesting to see who believes they’ve […]