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Opinion

It's about surround sound, not just loud sound

It's about surround sound, not just loud sound

While we love a spot of bombast in our movie soundtracks, there's a lot to be said for silence, too....

tag Opinion, Movies, Surround sound

Nine things that make you a home cinema hero!

Nine things that make you a home cinema hero!

You have an eagle-eye for frame interpolation and retain your retro hardware. That, and more, makes ...

tag Surround sound, Subwoofer, Steve May, Cinema

Ultra HD BD sales are good, but Blu-ray had a tougher launch 10 years ago

Ultra HD BD sales are good, but Blu-ray had a tougher launch 10 years ago

Sticking up for the ten-year-old BD format in the wake of UHD BD sales figures

tag Opinion, Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, Movies

Installs

Home cinema install: Bringing IMAX home

Home cinema install: Bringing IMAX home

If the first IMAX 'private theatre' installation in Europe looks like it cost a million pounds, that...

tag Install, IMAX, Cinema design, Atmos, DTS:X

Home cinema install: And the award goes to...

Home cinema install: And the award goes to...

Check out a room featuring 9.1.6 Atmos sonics, 4K projection and an owner with a passion for sci-fi

tag Install, Trinnov, Dolby Atmos, Sony, 4K, Artcoustic

Home cinema install: A room with AV secrets

Home cinema install: A room with AV secrets

This twin-display media playpen keeps all signs of its audio-visual prowess hidden when not required

tag Install, KEF, Samsung, Epson

Hardware

LaserDisc  celebrating the first premium home cinema format

LaserDisc celebrating the first premium home cinema format

Join us on a trip down memory lane, 12in platters in hand...

tag Laserdisc, DVD, Blu-ray, Feature

Celebrating five years of Dolby Atmos

Celebrating five years of Dolby Atmos

From a twinkle in a sound engineer's eye to a must-have home cinema feature in just five years...

tag Dolby Atmos, KEF, Onkyo, Yamaha, Samsung, Denon, Arcam, Speakers, Soundbar

From MQA to cinema installs  chatting with Meridian Audio

From MQA to cinema installs chatting with Meridian Audio

With its devotion to digital active loudspeakers and on-site assembly line, UK audio marque Meridian...

tag Meridian, Speakers, Hi-Res Audio

Software

Blu-ray secrets with the BFI

Blu-ray secrets with the BFI

We chat to the BFI's Ben Stoddart about Woodfall Films and the art of making Blu-ray boxsets

tag BFI, Blu-ray, Interview

A world of Blu-ray delights  where to start importing your movies

A world of Blu-ray delights where to start importing your movies

While the UK disc market is packed with goodies, sometimes it pays to shop abroad...

tag Blu-ray, Criterion Collection, Hammer Films, 3D

Ultra HD Blu-ray  the verdict

Ultra HD Blu-ray the verdict

After its first year, has the new 4K home cinema disc format lived up to expectations?

tag Ultra HD Blu-ray, HDR, 4K, Xbox One, Projector, Oppo, Sony, Samsung, OLED

Latest Features

Blu-ray secrets with the BFI

We chat to the BFI's Ben Stoddart about Woodfall Films and the art of making Blu-ray boxsets

It's about surround sound, not just loud sound

While we love a spot of bombast in our movie soundtracks, there's a lot to be said for silence, too....

Home cinema install: Bringing IMAX home

If the first IMAX 'private theatre' installation in Europe looks like it cost a million pounds, that...

Home cinema install: And the award goes to...

Check out a room featuring 9.1.6 Atmos sonics, 4K projection and an owner with a passion for sci-fi

A world of Blu-ray delights where to start importing your movies

While the UK disc market is packed with goodies, sometimes it pays to shop abroad...


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