Archive for March, 2008

Sony’s Blu-ray carries the day (The Virginia Gazette)

Sony displayed its Blu-ray technology at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last month. The high-definition players now sell for about $400, but prices are expected to come down.
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Panasonic Blu-ray home theater system breaks the $1,000 barrier–but is it worth it? (CNET)

It looks as if the Panasonic SC-BT100–the company’s first home theater in a box system with a built-in Blu-ray player–will retail for $999.
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Frank Herbert’s Dune (TV Miniseries) [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)

Frank Herbert’s Dune (TV Miniseries) [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)By William Hurt
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Three Classic Westerns Hit Blu-ray (IGN Entertainment)

Missing Professionals ride the Broken Trail to high-def. March 31, 2008 - For those hardcore western fans anxiously awaiting the sights and sounds of dust and unshaven anti-heroes in high-definition, prepare yourself as The Missing, The Professionals and Broken Trail ride into the Blu-ray sunset.
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Blu-Ray Makers Cut Back On Ads Industry officials offer conflicting opinions. (TVPredictions.com)

Washington, D.C. (March 31, 2008) — Blu-ray manufacturers have sharply reduced the number of print advertisements since Toshiba announced it was exiting the HD DVD business.
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The Replacement Killers (Extended Cut) [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)

The Replacement Killers (Extended Cut) [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)By Yun-Fat Chow
Buy new: $19.9536 used and new from $17.11 Customer Rating: Customer tags: blu-ray(13), high definition(4), playstation 3, hdtv, chow yun-fat

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Blu-ray Sales Rising (ContactMusic)

In its first five days in the stores, the Blu-ray version of Fox’s Hitman accounted for 12.6 percent of total sales; for No Country for Old Men, it was 9.8 percent, …
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Blu-ray Disc Gaining Consumer Confidence, Spending (AnandTech)

Blu-ray Disc “No Country for Old Men” dents DVD sales…
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