Indy Audio Labs has introduced four new Acurus products, which were launched at CEDIA Expo 2018. They include a new immersive processor for $6,000 as well as an associated amplifier. For those who like their home theater ultra-high-end, there is also an upgraded version of the award-winning ACT 4 immersive […]
Sony announced three new home cinema projector models last week at CEDIA. The VPL-VW995ES laser projector is equipped with an ‘All Range Crisp Focus’ (ARC-F) lens, which was originally introduced in 2012 with the company’s first 4K home projector, the VPL-VW1000ES, and is currently found in Sony’s flagship consumer projector, […]
Bad Boys: 3.5/5
When $100 million in heroin is stolen from the Miami Police evidence lockup, detectives Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) and Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) are on the case to not only save the department from embarrassment before Internal Affairs officer Alison Sinclair (Marg Helgenberger) brings in the Feds to investigate what appears to be an inside [...]
At CEDIA, Denon announced the arrival of two AV receivers, the Denon AVR-X6500H ($2,199) and AVR-X4500H (priced at $1,599, and pictured in the header and below). The AVRs are the first to be launched with the ‘IMAX Enhanced’ program, a cooperation between IMAX and DTS technologies, and reported here last […]
Optoma has announced a number of new home theater projectors, which include the UHL55, LH150, LV130 and ML1050ST. All have a small form factor and voice assistant capability. The Optoma UHL55 (pictured in header) is a compact and portable 4K UHD smart projector designed to play back 4K content, includes […]
Also as part of the raft of announcements at CEDIA last week, Marantz has launched the latest edition to its line of preamp/processors, the AV7705. The 11.2-channel processor is the first of its kind to introduce the new IMAX Enhanced feature, intended to enable experiences with a ‘a new level […]
Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD… The Features – Oceans 8 – 2018 – Big Bang Theory: Season 10 – 2018 – This is Us: Season 2 – 2018 – Coldwater […]
This past week Epson introduced the Pro Cinema 4050 4K PRO-UHD Projector with HDR, a new 4K beamer with ‘high brightness, extensive color and incredible detail.’ The projector uses Epson’s latest proprietary 4K PRO-UHD technology, which promises to be an improved version of the company’s pixel-shifting feature seen on earlier […]
John Carpenter’s 1983, boy and his car tale, has arrived on 4k UHD Blu-ray mit HDR via Sony (Columbia). I’ve always loved the opening sequence, as a dozen or so guys build ’58 Plymouth Furys, somewhere on a Chrysler assembly line. How they so perfectly reproduced that production facility has […]
Disney has re-issued Hocus Pocus in a 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray, finally adding some bonus features that should appease fans of this quasi-classic.
News from CEDIA has been coming in thick and fast this week, so please bear with us as we try to get the best bits covered here on HTF in the coming days. Known originally for their extensive stocks of good quality home theater and hi-fi cabling, e-tailer Monoprice has […]
I had not planned on getting into 4k anytime soon — especially as a projector owner. Even though the format has been out for two years now, quality projector prices still remain somewhat unaffordable. All that being said, my LG Plasma in my living room finally bit the bullet. Though […]
Fancy IMAX at home? Both IMAX and DTS have just announced the launch of the ‘IMAX Enhanced’ program for residential AV. The certification and licensing program will combine consumer electronics products with IMAX digitally re-mastered 4K HDR content and DTS audio technologies to offer consumers ‘a new level of quality’ […]
It seems like every few years, Disney finds a need to re-issue the beloved holiday mashup The Nightmare Before Christmas, adding something new to the release to try and make it stand out. But when Disney adds, they tend to take something away.
By the time 1968 rolled around, the Spaghetti Western was firmly established by the success that Sergio Leone had with his Dollars Trilogy worldwide and the innumerable imitators that it spawned. Lost amid that spawn was Franco Giraldi’s A Minute to Pray, a Second to Die, an atmospheric take on […]