What's new

bbc

  1. B

    The Day Of The Triffids (1981, BBC) on Blu-ray......

    I watched the original BBC broadcast and streamed in SD from Amazon Prime (since deleted) a couple of years ago. Has anyone bought this new UK Blu-ray release and can comment on picture quality? The are a mix of positive and negative reviews at Amazon UK. I assume because the video footage has...
  2. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Seven Worlds One Planet -- in 4k UHD Blu-ray

    Leave it to the BBC to continually up the ante with the overall quality of their 4k programming. I first experienced a sampling of Seven Worlds One Planet at a demo at Value Electronics. They had virtually every variant of 8k panels in production for the home market on display, and I was...
  3. Malcolm R

    Dracula (2020) BBC Miniseries (from creators of "Sherlock")

    From the creators of the BBC's Sherlock, a three-part Dracula miniseries coming in 2020. https://ew.com/tv/2019/10/27/dracula-trailer-bbc/
  4. MarkMel

    Killing Eve - Season 2 BBC America

    Just finished season one. Came here to find there wasn't even a thread on season 1! How have people missed this show? It's excellent and I love the black humor. (PS, Not sure how I missed season 1 but there were several people talking about is so I thought I'd catch up on it.) Season 2 just...
  5. Adam Lenhardt

    His Dark Materials (HBO)

    Twelve years after New Line Cinema's The Golden Compass failed to kick off a new young adult franchise in the face of underwhelming domestic box office and fierce criticism from the Catholic church, the studio is back at it again with a TV series adaptation of Philip Pullman's entire trilogy for...
  6. bigshot

    International The Goodies Complete BBC

    I just got the complete Goodies box from Amazon UK. The restorations are fantastic. I projected it on my ten foot screen and both the video segments and the film segments looked great. I've only watched disc 7 so far, but the Rolf Harris safari episode is there and the Jimmy Saville gags are...
  7. Ronald Epstein

    Pre-Order Sherlock Gift Set (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    The link below will take you directly to the product on Amazon. If you are using an adblocker you will not see link. <iframe margin marginheight="0" scrolling="no" frame...
  8. Adam Lenhardt

    BBC's List of 100 Greatest Comedies

    The BBC asked 253 film critics – 118 women and 135 men – from 52 countries and six continents a simple question: “What do you think are the 10 best comedies of all time?” Films from any country, and made anytime since cinema was invented, were eligible, and there was no fixed definition of what...
  9. bigshot

    International Psychoville / Inside No 9

    I've been watching these two series on blu-rays I got from Amazon UK. These series were created by Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton who were behind The League of Gentlemen. They're among the most skillful writers and talented performers working today. The two principles are capable of...
  10. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Planet Earth II -- in 4k UHD Blu-ray

    I've now been able to view upwards of 100 4k UHD releases, both with and without HDR. Well over half, have been similar to their HD Blu-ray in quality, with the sometimes added benefit of HDR in their 4k format. More than a dozen will have you wondering why they're even released as 4k. Some...
  11. John*Wells

    National Geographic/ BBC 2 part Series/TV Movie "Space Race, The Untold Story"

    Any Chance this will come to Blu Ray/DVD?
  12. Ian K McLachlan

    Recent releases of archive BBC TV programmes in Britain.

    This week saw the release in Britain of 2 interesting archive releases. Firstly there was the release of The Troubleshooters: Mogul. The Troubleshooters was a drama series that ran for many years in Britain. Unfortunately a lot of episodes are now missing. The first season was called Mogul...
  13. MarkMel

    The Kettering Incident - BBC, streaming on Amazon

    Has anyone watched this series streaming on Amazon? Done by the BBC. It's like a murder mystery with sci-fi overtones set in a small town in Tasmania. They're calling it in the style of Tasmanian gothic. Has a similar feel to The Killing or The Bridge. I watched the whole thing - 8 eps and it...
  14. MarkMel

    Thirteen - BBC America

    Anyone watching this show? It's pretty good. About a girl that was kidnapped and held for 13 years and finally escapes. Once she escapes, her captor kidnaps another girl. The cops are suspicious. What does she know?
  15. darkrock17

    Ab Fab on Blu?

    Why hasn't this iconic series gotten the blu treatment yet? I know there are some British series that can't be converted to this format, but I would easily think that this one could though. I mean who wouldn't want to see Eddie and Patsy in glorious HD?
  16. Matt Hough

    Blu-ray Review Sherlock: The Abominable Bride Blu-ray Review

    matt-hough has published a new article. Sherlock: The Abominable Bride Blu-ray Review Ballyhooed for nearly a year before its New Year’s Day premiere as a standalone episode of Sherlock set not in modern day but in the Victorian... Continue reading the original article.
  17. Matt Hough

    Blu-ray Review Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime Blu-ray Review

    <b>Agatha Christie&#39;s Partners in Crime Blu-ray Review</b><p><p>During a literary career that spanned more than half a century, Agatha Christie created two detectives that carried her to the heights of popularity: Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. But they weren't the only sleuths in her...
  18. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Ghost Story -- in Blu-ray

    <p>The first time that I saw John Irvin's Ghost Story, was during a dubbing session at Universal for which I was permitted to sit in.</p> <p>I was there putting the finishing touches on Gance's Napoleon, for a 70mm 6-track release.</p> <p>Ghost story wasn't quite complete, and in many cases...
  19. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Tomorrowland -- in Blu-ray

    <p>Brad Bird's Tomorrowland, is in some ways, an animated film, reminding me of some of the WB cartoons, with something going on everywhere in the frame.</p> <p>But it isn't. &nbsp;It's very much a live action film, with what appears to be occasional use of digital effects.</p> <p>If one is...
  20. Cameron Yee

    Orphan Black: Season Two Blu-ray Review

    <b>Orphan Black: Season Two Blu-ray Review</b><p><p>The long-awaited second season of BBC America’s bioengineering conspiracy drama arrives on Blu-ray just weeks after its finale, offering another fine presentation and solid set of extras.</p></p><BR><img...
  21. Cameron Yee

    Orphan Black: Season One Blu-ray Review

    <b>Orphan Black: Season One Blu-ray Review</b><p><p>An engrossing, existential mystery lies at the heart of BBC America’s instantly addicting new sci-fi drama, but it’s the amazing performance by the show’s lead actress that really sells the premise. No doubt the series looks its best on the...
  22. Matt Hough

    Blu-ray Review Miss Marple: Volume 3 Blu-ray Review

    <b>Miss Marple: Volume 3 Blu-ray Review</b><p><p>Agatha Christie introduced her elderly spinster sleuth Miss Jane Marple in a series of six 1928 short stories, but it wasn’t until 1930 in the cozy village mystery <em class='bbc'>Murder at the Vicarage</em> that she achieved more international...
  23. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Wolf Hall -- in Blu-ray

    <p>Based upon the premise that it was BBC / PBS, and based upon the historical novels by Hilary Mantel -- novels of which I was aware, but had not read.</p> <p>So basically, I went in blind.</p> <p>Two minutes into the first episode (of six), I knew I was seeing something special, and the...
  24. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Into the Woods -- in Blu-ray

    <p>To my mind, there are eight stars in the Disney's newly released Blu-ray of the film based upon the Broadway musical of the same name by the great Stephen Sondheim.</p> <p>With Rob Marshall at the helm, one would presume this would be something special, and it is.</p> <p>The eight...
  25. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Death Comes to Pemberley -- in Blu-ray

    <p>I've always been a sucker for British programming, especially those that live in time of Dickens, Austen and others of their ilk.</p><p>Death Comes to Pemberley, based upon a novel by P.D. James, shares &nbsp;roots with the works of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, and blends them nicely...
  26. mattCR

    Blu-ray Review Atlantis (BBC) Blu-Ray Revew

    <strong class='bbc'>Atlantis (BBC) Blu-Ray Revew</strong><p>BBC Television is known for period dramas <em class='bbc'>Downton Abbey </em>and <em class='bbc'>Call the Midwife</em>,<em class='bbc'> </em>standout shows that have garnered huge followings in multiple countries, the United States...
  27. Reggie W

    A Field in England

    This film from director Ben Wheatley gets a release here in the USA on blu-ray on April 8th. I picked up the film on blu-ray from the UK last year and I can tell you that fans of odd/interesting head trip horror films and black and white photography that have not seen this are in for a treat...
  28. Matt Hough

    Blu-ray Review Sherlock: Season Three Blu-ray Review

    <strong class='bbc'>Sherlock: Season Three Blu-ray Review</strong><p>After another two-year gap between seasons, BBC’s <em class='bbc'>Sherlock</em> returned with its two leading players now international film stars but fitting once again comfortably into the guises of the updated sociopathic...
  29. B

    opinion on the purchase of a new tv

    So I may be in the market for a new tv if i cant fix my plasma screen tv. ive only had the tv a lil over a year. im wanting a 40 to 50 inch tv im thinking led and samsung and lg are the top two brands. i will be buying from best buy as a i have a credit card i can put it on. price limit is 600...
  30. Cameron Yee

    Sherlock Season 3

    Thoughts on the return of Sherlock on PBS's Masterpiece? There seemed to be a lot of catching up to do given the long stretch between seasons, but for those who love the Sherlock-Watson relationship, I'm sure it was gold. Personally, I would have liked more attention on the case, as it seemed...
Top