In its ongoing effort to “update and improve the user experience,” VIZIO has announced a few new additional apps to its on-screen SmartCast lineup. You can find information on future updates at the VIZIO blog. FixFling enables streaming of over 6,000 movies and TV shows by subscription or on demand. […]
The components of CBS’ mystery series Instinct are in place for an above average procedural, but the writing needs to be crisper and more involving, and the supporting cast needs to be fleshed out more so that the viewer can come to care about the team as a whole and […]
Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD… The Features – The Equalizer 2 – 2018 – Smallfoot – 2018 – Popeye – 1940s – Forty Guns – 1957 – Peppermint – 2018 […]
As full disclosure I’d seen enough of Mr. Bergman’s work by 1968. My professor, Haig Manoogian, continued running them – again, and again, and again – Seventh Seal, The Magician, Wild Strawberries, along with the work of other Swedish filmmakers, the enchanting 8 1/2, and the ever confusing L’Avventura – […]
Just finished up Season 13 recently. Was poking around on Amazon and was delightfully surprised to see that Season 14 is coming in February! Maybe they will complete this series in my lifetime.
Criterion’s new edition of The Princess Bride presents the classic Rob Reiner film looking better than it ever has before on home video. The new 4K-derived transfer is a major upgrade, and the film itself is just as good as it ever was.
Furniture makers Salamander Designs have paired up with Screen Innovations to deliver a solution for Ultra-Short Throw credenzas and the made-to-order Solo Pro line of motorized screens. Residential (and commercial) integrators will now be able to put together systems that will be easy to specify, simple to install, and aesthetically […]
DVDO has announced the expansion of its Air WirelessHD adapter series with the Air 2K and Air 4K along with a wireless configuration tool that provides advanced capabilities for both products. The DVDO Air series adapters connect audio/video equipment wirelessly to a TV or projector while the Air 2K promises […]
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Westworld Season Two: The Door picks up where the first season left off, but takes us on a more confusing yet mesmerizing journey that isn’t spelled out until the final episode.
I’ve always thought of Robert Aldrich’s The Killing of Sister George (1968) as the love child of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf and Mr. Aldrich’s Whatever Happened to Baby Jane. It’s definitely an odd one, but has always found a place in my library. Kino Lorber’s release, while welcome, is […]
Following the success of the 1984 documentary Stop Making Sense, Talking Heads front man David Byrne was given the chance to expand his creative and idiosyncratic mind from the world of music and into the world of film as a director. The result, True Stories, was a surreal comedy – […]
Initially meant as a form of follow-up to his 1935 Captain Blood, which gave Errol Flynn his first major role, The Sea Hawk, had to wait half a decade, and come from another source entirely to make it to the screen. But when it did, with Mr. Flynn one of […]
Mission: Impossible – Fallout is brilliant filmmaking. Its success doesn’t come from reinventing action filmmaking, but rather from embracing the very heart of action filmmaking, and doing it at the highest possible level. A strong story, characters we’ve come to adore following arcs that matter, and an embrace of the […]
Kaleidescape has today announced a partnership with BBC Studios – Americas to bring BBC documentaries and TV series to the Kaleidescape home theater player and server platform. The deal marks the first time Kaleidescape has offered episodic content in 4K Ultra HD and high dynamic range (HDR). The company claims […]