Dear Guys, Just saw the news on the new Bing Crosby Christmas collection, and that got me thinking about how the DVD companies save some BIG releases for the end of the year. Well. That used to be in the good old days before streaming. Anyway, do any of you […]
Murdoch Mysteries in its eleventh season remains one the classiest and most enjoyable of the ongoing police procedurals with luscious period production detail, warm and wonderful performances, and some crafty mysteries.
Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD… The Features – Life of the Party – 2018 – The Day After – 1983 – The Death of Superman – 2018 – Never So Few – 1959 – […]
Marantz has introduced three new SR-series network AV receivers, namely the SR7013, SR6013 and SR5013. The lineup will include Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and, perhaps surprisingly, Auro 3D processing, the latter typically only found on high-end preamps up until this point. The 9.2 channel Marantz SR7013 will allow for five channels […]
VIZIO has announced the rollout of WatchFree, a new streaming service designed ‘with cord-cutters in mind.’ The feature is now available on VIZIO SmartCast TVs and WatchFree, in partnership with Pluto TV, will provide free and direct streaming access to more than 100 live and linear channels. WatchFree is essentially […]
I wrote a letter to the good folks at Indicator inquiring why EARTH VS. FLYING SAUCERS alone was not included among their three Columbia Harryhausen boxes, and received another prompt reply from John, along with a bit of info about a much-requested title I’ve been bugging them about for a […]
The fourth and final season of Star Wars Rebels arrives on Blu-ray with some decent special features, including audio commentaries and featurettes with some actual meat on them for a change.
The Focal Sib Evo Dolby Atmos 5.1.2 system is a ‘Home Theater in a box’ type of setup, boasting two Sib Evo Dolby Atmos loudspeakers with upward facing drivers that provide the .2 Atmos configuration. Three surround satellite speakers provide 360° coverage and adds a center channel that can be […]
Hello all. I am a huge fan of this movie, first of all because I worked at a Cinerama theatre in Wichita, Kansas in 1962 and 1963 and was there for the premieres of both HTWWW and WWOTBG; and secondly, because this movie to me is highly entertaining, well-acted and […]
Mark Twain’s classic of American literature had been filmed twice before, but David O. Selznick’s take on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was the first shot in Technicolor and represents, probably, the best adaptation of the famed work. Filled with the moments familiar to readers and a sense of nostalgia […]
There are plenty of forums covering music streaming, two-channel audio and wireless product discussions. Although the following story is not strictly home theater-delineated – which usually informs my choice as news editor – it seems that DTS Play-Fi’s pervasiveness and inclusion on an increasing number of AVRs makes the announcement […]
CINEMOOD is a maker of a noiseless, ultralight standalone, portable projector, and the company recently announced that its flagship product, CINEMOOD White, is available at select Target stores nationwide and online at target.com (currently for $349.95). The international company recently expanded operations into North America via a successful crowd-funding campaign. […]
This rarely seen film noir, which pairs screen legends Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas for the first time, is a somewhat unusual but very enjoyable entry in the genre. Kino is to be commended for finally making this hidden gem available for home viewers.
Seijun Suzuki’s 1963 colorful genre defying action movie starring Jo Shishido as a private eye working with local police to infiltrate an arms dealing Yakuza clan.
Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams star in Disobedience, director Sebastián Lelio’s (A Fantastic Woman) first English language film, set in an Orthodox Jewish community in North London.