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Jon Thompson  |  Apr 10, 2024  |  0 comments
'It's dead!' is a term I have heard all my life about many things. Most recently, it's been popping up over and over again regards physical movie media. Then Oppenheimer came out on 4K Blu-ray and sold out all across the US in only a few days...
Mark Craven  |  Apr 03, 2024  |  0 comments
...so praise is due to gear that still catches the eye, even when you can see right through it
Anton van Beek  |  Jan 12, 2024  |  0 comments
As a pair of independent studios hope to kickstart a new era of British cult and horror flicks, Anton van Beek wonders if they should be looking to the future, not the past
Steve May  |  Jan 05, 2024  |  0 comments
2023 might rightfully be remembered for a number of things. The 70th anniversary of Marantz, 30 years of The Nightmare Before Christmas, or the year that no one watched superhero movies anymore.

Equally, says Steve May, it could be remembered as the year the wheel fell off the digital bandwagon leading to a resurgence of physical media.

Steve May  |  Apr 25, 2023  |  0 comments
The original Avatar, which as we all know proved rather popular in theatres when released in 2009, led to a new generation of 3D in the home. For a while, 
it was next to impossible to buy a premium TV that wasn’t 3D enabled, and a slew of BDs were released on the format. Rival TV brands championed different 3D formats, active and passive, each claiming theirs to be better. Then the 3D bandwagon ran out of gas...
Jon Thompson  |  Mar 03, 2023  |  0 comments
As Disney replaces its CEO and announces a $1.5bn loss on streaming, Jon Thompson predicts changes to the SVOD landscape.
Ed Selley  |  Feb 22, 2023  |  0 comments
As I write this, I am listening to a digital file, streamed from my NAS, via the Roon music management platform, into a DAC and from there 
to an amplifier driving a pair of speakers. There are any number of EQ and DSP options open to me in Roon but every single one of them is bypassed or switched off...
Mark Craven  |  Feb 25, 2022  |  0 comments
Loudspeakers are the trusty stalwarts of your AV system. Your flatscreen TV may suffer from screenburn, your PJ lamp might blow, your disc-spinner might just decide it doesn't want to actually spin discs. Yet, says Marck Cravem loudspeakers keep on rocking...
Steve May  |  Jan 21, 2022  |  0 comments
Steve May ventures into the weird world of lost movies, spots a possessed nun in a kids' cartoon, and solves the riddle of ONJ’s movie debut
Steve May  |  Jul 13, 2021  |  0 comments
Some studio execs think the over-50s have been forgotten amid superhero franchise mania. Steve May wonders if the BBFC could help out...
Mark Craven  |  Jun 21, 2021  |  0 comments
Mark Craven wonders if it's time to rethink the way we talk about tech...
Steve May  |  Mar 19, 2021  |  0 comments
It's all about creator's intent, says Steve May, not technical details...
Steve May  |  Mar 05, 2021  |  0 comments
The streaming giant has unlocked world TV in a way that traditional broadcasters have never attempted, says Steve May
Jon Thompson  |  Jan 11, 2021  |  0 comments
Jon Thompson argues that pursuit of short-term gain will lead to long-term pain – and the death of the blockbuster...
Richard Stevenson  |  Jan 07, 2021  |  0 comments
Richard Stevenson explains why an initial plan to upgrade his 1080p projector to a mega-size 4K TV has instead resulted in a larger projector screen...