New Integra Research Series Controller and AVR Available in March

Integra announced two new home theater pre-amp controllers in its reference-grade Research Series, to become available in March. The two models are the DRC-R1.1 11.2-channel Network A/V Controller ($2,500) and the DRX-R1.1 11.2-channel Network A/V Receiver ($3,300). Targeted at the custom install market and ‘discerning consumers’, the units are the […]

Video On Demand Apps Grew by 77% in U.S. in 2017

According to market analysis by Sensor Tower, U. S. consumer spending in the top 10 subscription video on demand (SVOD) mobile apps grew by 77% in 2017 to $781m on the App Store and Google Play. The research company also confirmed that these same apps during the fourth quarter of […]

Epson’s LS100 Ultra Short-Throw Laser Display

With the Super Bowl just around the corner, Epson is touting its latest Home Cinema LS100 Ultra Short-Throw Laser Display as a device which will offer the ‘best seat in the house for the big game’. The unit boasts a brightness capability of 4,000 lumens ‘of equal color and white […]

Weekly RoundUp 1-30-2018

  Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD… The Features – Victoria: Season 2 – 2018 – Professor Marston and the Wonder Women – 2017 – Last Flag Flying – 2017 – Penelop Cruz & Javier Bardem (Jamon, Jamon – 1992) […]

West Side Story – Spielberg remake

http://deadline.com/2018/01/steven-spielberg-indiana-jones-west-side-story-directing-vehicles-1202262857/ Spielberg usually gets what he wants, but I cannot understand the value of remaking this film when the original is as close to perfect as it gets. If he wants to make a musical, I’m all for that but I wish he would use his considerable clout and talent […]

few words about…™ Raw Deal (1948) — in Blu-ray

Another beautifully produced Blu-ray from Classic Flix. A gorgeous black & white production, directed by Anthony Mann, and photographed by John Alton — starring Dennis O’Keefe, Claire Trevor and Marsha Hunt. Rich blacks, with superior shadow detail, and gorgeous grain, are the centerpiece of the imagery, and digital clean-up is […]