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 […]

PlayersTV to launch on Samsung TV Plus

Sports-centric media company Players Media Group has announced the creation of PlayersTV, a network dedicated to sports lifestyle and culture entertainment, and debuting on Samsung TV Plus in March. The company has partnered with pro athletes such as Carmelo Anthony, Vernon Davis, CJ McCollum and Chris Paul. With Samsung as […]

VIZIO announces Disney+ availability on SmartCast TVs

VIZIO today announced the addition of Disney+ to its SmartCast TV platform. While VIZIO TV owners have been able to stream Disney+ on SmartCast through Apple AirPlay 2 and Chromecast built-in, this update allows viewers to launch the app and search for Disney+ content directly from the SmartCast home screen. […]

House of Marley introduces Redemption ANC earbuds

House of Marley has announced the launch of its flagship Bob Marley 75th anniversary $200 Redemption ANC (active noise cancellation) wireless earbuds. The release also marks the 10th anniversary of the “sustainably-minded audio maker dedicated to superior quality, innovative eco-conscious materials, and charitable causes.” The new earbuds are made with […]

Redbox launches ‘Free Live TV’

Redbox is introducing Redbox Free Live TV featuring up to 30 channels of movies and TV shows, including three of the company’s own branded channels. “Redbox has built one of the most trusted brands in entertainment by consistently delivering value, choice and convenience to our millions of customers,” said Galen […]

BenQ CinePrime HT5550

It was surely only a matter of time before BenQ would develop a projector to sit within the home theater pricing ‘sweetspot’, that magic sub-$3,000 category where the advantages of a high-quality large projected image arguably start to challenge those of justifying a 75-inch-plus flat panel display. Until this past […]

SPHE Press Release: Little Women (Blu-ray)

NOMINATED FOR SIX ACADEMY AWARDS®[1] INCLUDING BEST PICTURE ​ COMES TO DIGITAL MARCH 10 AND BLU-RAY™ AND DVD APRIL 7 WITH OVER 45 MINUTES OF NEW CONTENT TAKING FANS BEHIND THE SCENES OF GRETA GERWIG’S ACCLAIMED ADAPTATION LITTLE WOMEN Special Features Sneak Peek ​ CULVER CITY, CALIF. (February 11, 2019) – […]

Naked Alibi – Blu-Ray Review

Kino has released Jerry Hopper’s 1954 crime-melodrama Naked Alibi.  I can’t recall this ever turning up on local television when I was a kid, so I was excited to finally see it because over the years I’ve read good things about the movie.  It sports a good cast, competent, if […]

Silver Bullet – Blu-ray Review

Few authors have had their works adapted for the screen more frequently than Stephen King. Since the success of the first film adaptation of his work – Carrie (1976) – King’s tales of terror and imagination have frequently been mined for film adaptations; some of them very good (The Shining, […]

Weekly RoundUp 2-18-2020

  Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD… The Features – Scarlett Johansson (Jojo Rabbit – 2019) – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood – 2019 – Midway – 2019 – Screwball Squirrel – 1943 – The Day of the Dolphin […]