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Steve May  |  Nov 12, 2018  |  0 comments
Panasonic’s ownership of Universal Studios in the 1990s may have been short-lived, but it’s had a lasting impact on the way the brand makes TVs. That strategic purchase of the movie studio led to the creation of its Hollywood Labs R&D operation, and deep ties with creatives, in particular colourists, who have helped fine-tune its displays on a mission to replicate the images seen in professional mastering suites.
Anton van Beek  |  Nov 07, 2018  |  0 comments
London's ODEON Leicester Square will reopen after an 11-month refurbishment, gaining Luxe branding and an 800-seat Dolby Cinema experience.
Richard Stevenson  |  Nov 06, 2018  |  0 comments
For the ultimate home cinema install, an in-ceiling speaker is appealing. And if you thought such models were all about convenience and looking pretty rather than performance, you should hunt down Focal's 300 ICW 8 and have a listen...
Richard Stevenson  |  Nov 05, 2018  |  0 comments

It might come as a surprise that REL has never created a subwoofer purely for movies. Music or ‘music and movies’, yes, but not LFE alone. The £500 HT/1003 is REL’s first foray into pure-bred home cinema heroics.

Anton van Beek  |  Nov 01, 2018  |  0 comments
Oo-er! Things are getting a little steamy around here as Anton van Beek reminisces about the heyday of the big-budget erotic thriller and wonders why Hollywood studios seem so scared of sex these days...
Team HCC  |  Nov 01, 2018  |  0 comments
The December 2018 issue of Home Cinema Choice is on sale today and as usual it's packed with all manner of AV goodness -including Samsung's stunning 85in 8K TV, the world's best home cinema installs, Yamaha's advanced CX-A5200 AV receiver, and crafting sonic scares with The Haunting of Hill House sound engineer Trevor Gates!
Team HCC  |  Oct 26, 2018  |  0 comments
With Mission: Impossible – Fallout exploding onto disc this December, we want to know which is your favourite instalment in Tom Cruise's action-packed blockbuster franchise...
Which is your favourite Mission: Impossible movie?
Mark Craven  |  Oct 25, 2018  |  0 comments
The aim of the 3D Film Archive is to ensure that the format's rich history isn't forgotten. We caught up with its Technical Director Greg Kintz for a discussion of stereoscopic cinema's past, present and future...
Team HCC  |  Oct 23, 2018  |  0 comments
This professional project by South East-based installer Cinema Rooms involved a big transformation as the space designated for cinematic conversion used to be a kitchen, the owner having recently had a new one built in an extension. So out went the fridge, oven and sink and in came an Atmos-compatible audio system and laser-powered projection.
Richard Stevenson  |  Oct 23, 2018  |  0 comments
Coming in at £1,500, Samsung's HW-N950 is 
a serious, home cinema-centric proposition, comprising 
the main soundbar, wireless subwoofer, and two wireless rear speakers. The promise is 7.1.4 Dolby Atmos/DTS:X sonics with a premium performance...

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