2018 Big Christmas Releases?

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 […]

Weekly RoundUp 8-7-2018

  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 Introduces Three New SR Series Receivers

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 Adds 100 Free Channels to SmartCast TVs

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 […]

My 2 cents worth on “Brothers Grimm”

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 […]

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Blu-ray review

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 […]

DTS Play-Fi Expands ‘Works with Alexa’ Portfolio

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 Palm-Sized Portable Projector Now Widely Available

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. […]

I Walk Alone Blu-ray Review (Kino)

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.