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  1. Jonathan Kaye

    Is sound speed-up a thing of the past?

    I'm a bit confused by something I noticed on the back of the UK releases of 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix' in both Blu-ray and HD DVD, which I happened to glance at in a shop the other day. Specifically, the running time was listed on both as 132 minutes, the same as the DVD...
  2. Jonathan Kaye

    Blackadder's Christmas Carol - content query

    Can anyone who's got the complete Blackadder set in Region 1 confirm something about the 'Blackadder's Christmas Carol' one-off? In Region 2 (and, indeed, the UK VHS release many years ago) there's a line cut out when Baldrick is explaining about the use of a dog in the school nativity. Namely...
  3. Jonathan Kaye

    Doctor Who producer dies

    John Nathan-Turner, who produced the classic BBC science fiction series 'Doctor Who' between 1980 and its cancellation in 1989, has died after a short illness (reports the Technical Forum of the Doctor Who Restoration Team www.restoration-team.co.uk). He was the longest-serving producer on the...
  4. Jonathan Kaye

    Monkey (Region 2) - horrible artefacts!

    I've been looking forward to the DVDs of the classic TV series 'Monkey', particularly as each disc will contain one of the untransmitted-in-the-UK episodes. However, having bought the first two volumes, which were released yesterday, I'm afraid that the quality of them leaves a lot to be...
  5. Jonathan Kaye

    Monkey (Region 2) - horrible artifacts!

    I've been looking forward to the DVDs of the classic TV series 'Monkey', particularly as each disc will contain one of the untransmitted-in-the-UK episodes. However, having bought the first two volumes, which were released yesterday, I'm afraid that the quality of them leaves a lot to be...
  6. Jonathan Kaye

    Layer change

    Does anyone out there know if there's ever been a comparison made between the layer change delays on different DVD players? I'm contemplating replacing my Denon 3000 at some point, which has a layer change delay of about a second, and I'm wondering if any of the newer players out there have...