Archive for July, 2011

Life During Wartime: The Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

Highly Recommended THE FILM: Please Note: The images used here are taken from promotional stills, not from the blu-ray. There are undoubtedly some who feel that filmmaker Todd Solondz’s ( Welcome to the Dollhouse , Happiness ) deliberate refusal of anything approaching victorious hope or a happy ending in his films–as well as what seems […]

Conan the Destroyer (Blu-ray)

Rent It During a vintage interview from the recent Blu-Ray release of Conan the Barbarian , star Arnold Schwarzenegger compares the Conan franchise to Star Wars …and in many ways, it makes sense. But if John Milius’ film represents A New Hope , then Conan the Destroyer is definitely more like Return of the Jedi […]

Emerson, Lake & Palmer Reunion DVD and Blu-Ray Recap

Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s 40th Anniversary Reunion Concert will be released on DVD and Blu-ray next month
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Geek Deal: Star Wars Blu-Ray Trilogy Sets for $39.99 Each

Star Wars will finally hit Blu-ray on September 12th 2011, and the pre-order prices have reached an all-time low: Only $39.99 for each of the trilogy box sets, 43% off the $70 suggested retail price. And you probably know that Amazon offers a preorder price guarantee which promises you’ll get the lowest price offered by […]

PlayStation 3 160GB System (Video Game)

PlayStation 3 160GB System (Video Game)By Sony
Buy new: $299.9999 used and new from $229.00 Customer Rating: Customer tags: playstation 3(171), ps3 160gb(100), ps3 slim(89), blu-ray(71), video games(69), console(57), playstation(50), great […]

Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD 3D Blu-ray player

Anglophile audiophile attraction Review There’s a renaissance in audiophile grade Blu-ray players happening at the moment. Arcam’s exotic BDP100 got the ball rolling, and now the Oppo BDP-95EU, Marantz UD7006 and this here Cambridge Audio Azur 751BD are hot on its heels. I must confess to being excited. While I like cheap-as-chips electronics as much […]

Source Code Blu-ray Review

In an odd (or maybe not so odd) bit of timing, Jake Gyllenhall has two movies coming out on Blu-ray right now, though he filmed them 10 years apart. One is the dark fantasy Donnie Darko, the other is the more recent thriller Source Code. The films have more in common besides a home-video release […]

Big screen 3D and Blu-ray in a very large laptop: Toshiba Qosmio X775-3DV78, reviewed

Toshiba’s top-of-the-line Qosmio costs $1899 and weighs a ton, but it’s packed full of impressive processing power and has a 3D display and glasses. Read on for our review.
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