The Mind Benders Blu Ray Review

Though their deal with Studio Canal, Kino Lorber has released Basil Dearden’s vastly underrated psychological horror film The Mind Benders. The Mind Benders deals with the psychological effects of isolation or sensory deprivation.  The Mind Benders was released in February of 1963 by Nat Cohen and Stuart Levy’s Anglo-Amalgamated Pictures.  …

Home theater maintenance tips part one

The further we delve into this home entertainment hobby, the more equipment we find we own, and the more maintenance it all requires. There are two great reasons to keep our TVs, projectors, receivers and speakers in tip-top condition. The first, of course, is to make our capital investments pay …

Days of Thunder UHD Review

1990 was the start of a new decade, one that would explode with computer generated imagery-driven effects films and summer event films that would grow bigger and bigger in scale and budget. Days of Thunder represents the beginning of the end of the pre-CGI era, where computer effects would become …

Top Gun UHD Review

Top Gun has been released several times on home video. Before this outstanding 4K release, Paramount released it on Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray, part of a Blu-ray collection of Tom Cruise films, and then a steelbook edition for the film’s 30th anniversary. The 3D edition was fun, and while the different …

The Mystery of the Wax Museum Blu-ray Review

Glorious looking now with its two-color Technicolor in full bloom and its juicy performances and outstanding production design present for all to see, The Mystery of the Wax Museum is nevertheless fully worthy of one’s attention. Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933) Released: 18 Feb 1933 Rated: Passed Runtime: 77 min Director: Michael Curtiz Genre: Horror, …

Weekly RoundUp 5-19-2020

Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD… The Features – Top Gun – 1986 – Onward – 2020 – Lonely Are the Brave – 1962 – Emma – 2020 – Alice in Wonderland – 1933 – Flashdance – 1983 – Sunday …

All Night Long Blu-ray Review

An offbeat mid-life crisis romantic comedy that only works in fits and starts, Jean-Claude Tramont’s All Night Long has a long list of fine actors working in vain to make mediocre material somehow work for a movie audience.

Lyngdorf Audio releases MP-40 surround processor

Danish high-end audio manufacturer Lyngdorf Audio has announced the release of the MP-40 surround sound processor, available from June. The company says that the new pre/pro features “all the sonic qualities and performance” of the flagship model 16-channel MP-60, but is designed for smaller home cinemas, and includes the company’s …