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Monoprice announces two Monolith 8-channel Class D amps

Monolith by Monoprice has added two eight-channel Class D home theater amplifiers to its portfolio, the 8250X ($2,999) and 8125X ($1,999, pictured in header). The blocks are designed, engineered and assembled in the USA with globally sourced parts, and use high-end audiophile-grade Hypex NCore modules. Monoprice promises that the Class …

KEF launches LS60 Wireless streaming system

KEF has unveiled the LS60 Wireless, an active streaming all-in-one music system. Available from the end of this month for $7,000, pre-orders are being facilitated through dealers. It comprises two slimline floor-standing speakers measuring 43 (H) x 5.1 (W) x 12.6 (D) inches with each speaker weighing 70lbs. The towers …

Dog Blu-ray Review

Channing Tatum stars and co-directs the road trip dramedy Dog about an army veteran tasked with transporting Lulu, a canine member of his team from Iraq, to a fellow soldier’s funeral.

Austere ships III Series speaker cable on 50ft spools

Austere is launching its lll Series speaker cable mounted on 50-foot spools, which is expected to be available in stores this month. The spools come in 12AWG or 14AWG SKUs and are priced $149.99 and $99.99, respectively. As well as the company’s ‘signature’ design and SoftTouch high-flex jacket, both used …

Weekly RoundUp 5-17-2022

  Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD… The Features – The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence – 1962 – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – 1941 – Licorice Pizza – 2021 – I, Douglas Fairbanks – 2018 – Belle – …

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) Blu-ray Review

Victor Fleming’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde isn’t a patch on Rouben Mamoulian’s faster-paced and more exciting 1931 version, but it has its own merits with excellent performances from Spencer Tracy and Ingrid Bergman and a glossy MGM production that’s always a pleasure to watch.

Chord launches ULTIMA PRE 3 preamplifier

British manufacturer Chord Electronics has launched a ground-up-design analogue preamplifier, the ULTIMA PRE 3, available to order now for £6,000 (USD tbc). The company says the hand-made preamp is a fresh design inside and out. As well as bearing the latest Chord technologies, the PRE 3 has a new fascia …

Walker – Criterion Blu-ray Review

In the early 1980’s, British filmmaker Alex Cox caught Hollywood off guard with the success of Repo Man (1984), which soon became a cult favorite. Following on the heels of that was punk rock biopic Sid and Nancy (1986), which brought Cox more acclaim and attention. For his next project, …

The Carey Treatment Blu-ray Review

Blake Edwards’ The Carey Treatment is a slick, glossy murder investigation narrative with lots of familiar faces in the cast but lacking in the feeling and depth that Edwards had brought to previous thrillers of his, particularly Experiment in Terror.