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Virtual Reality Is A Bargain When You See How Much These Gadgets Cost

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Tech

The HTC Vive is without doubt, one of the best virtual reality experiences we've ever tried. HTC's Vive virtual reality headset allows the user to ...

A 30th Birthday Wish for Film in All Its Formats

Liz Bales | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK Entertainment
Liz Bales

The 16th September 1985 was a landmark moment for British film fans. Thirty years ago today, film went on sale on our high streets for the first ti...

Does Jennifer Aniston's Cake Really Show Life With Chronic Pain?

Jayne Stephens | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Jayne Stephens

It's not the most exciting or action-filled film, and there isn't a big special effects scene or rosy romantic ending, but in its own way it keeps you gripped, rooting for the characters and watching until the very end.

The Haunting Appeal of Katee Sackhoff

Roger Crow | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Katee has become one of the most recognisable actresses of the escapist genre. As feisty pilot Kara 'Starbuck' Thrace, she helped turn the revamped Battlestar Galactica into one of the most acclaimed dramas of the Noughties...

The World at War at 40

Roger Crow | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

The World at War is one of the most ambitious documentary series ever made. A mammoth 26 hours charting key points in the history of World War Two.

This Is The End: The Guestlist

Simon Thompson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Simon Thompson

For those who don't know, This Is The End is a pant-wettingly funny comedy about a number of Hollywood stars - Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride and Craig Robinson plus a host of celebrity mates - who get together to attend a party at James Franco's Los Angeles home.

Think You've Read Every Blog Post There Is on Buying Box Sets? Here's Another ...

Neil Durkin | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Neil Durkin

In the age of instant streaming and catch-up TV, who on earth bothers with box sets anymore? Clunky, brick-like things destined to take up far too much room on your sagging shelves. Er, well, the answer seems to be - a lot of people.

Ten Facts About Disney's the Little Mermaid*

Roger Crow | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

*Seven confirmed by the woman who provided her voice. But first, the plot... It's not easy being 16, especially when you're half-girl, half-fish. Y...

300GB On A Single Disk By 2015

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK Tech

If you thought the time of the optical disk was over - think again. Especially if you happen to work for Sony or Panasonic. The two tech giants hav...

Blu Ray Is Dead

Pat Higgins | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Tech
Pat Higgins

Blu Ray, as a medium for distributing feature films, is dead. It was the last mainstream physical format. We will not see its like again, etc. Taken from us too soon, it never properly escaped from the shadow of its older brother DVD, largely because unlike DVD the advantages presented by Blu Ray never particularly outweighed the disadvantages.

A Pirate's Life for Me?

Lewis Shepherd | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lewis Shepherd

It appears that the film companies, and the cinemas for that matter have no idea just how extortionate these prices are (or maybe they do.) It feels like they don't realise that most people can't afford the prices they are charging in order to go to the cinema, therefore more and more people are turning to a 'life of crime' in order to obtain films to get some release from the hardships of day to day life.

The Growing Demand for Digital Film, TV and Video Services

Liz Bales | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Liz Bales

While cinema, DVD and Blu-ray remain the nation's favourite ways to watch a film, with new innovations such as UltraViolet - which allows consumers to buy a DVD or Blu-ray bundled together with the right to access that film online via the UltraViolet digital content library - film fans are being offered even more official ways to watch, both on and offline.

'Football Mode' Sound System Can Remove Commentary From Sports TV

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Tech

Sony has unveiled a new sound system which it says can remove the commentary from football matches. Its top-of-the-range BDV-N7100W Blu-Ray system ...

The Future of the DVD Industry: Does the Bumpy Road Ahead Lead to a Dead End?

Tara West | Posted 15.07.2012 | UK Tech
Tara West

Technological progression in the form of online streaming and Blu-ray ultimately means the end of the road is imminent for the DVD. However, several factors will slow the process. Streaming needs to reach a better standard.

WIN: 'Harry Potter' Collection And Blu-Ray Player!

Posted 13.12.2011 | Home

To celebrate the December 2nd release of HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS - PART 2 on Blu-ray Triple Play and DVD, we're giving away HARRY POTTER:...

Silent Running Blu-Ray Review

Craig Skinner | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Craig Skinner

Silent Running makes its HD début here and it's an impressive one. Masters of Cinema have given the film a new lease of life with this HD transfer, which is stunning in its clarity and detail. Work has been done to restore damaged elements but this is all but impossible to see in the finished HD transfer.

Blu-ray Retrospective - Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Steven Neish | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Steven Neish

A long time ago, in a living room far, far away (well, Elgin), I remember sitting down to watch Star Wars for the very first time. Now, twenty-odd yea...

BT Tower To Become World's Biggest Lightsabre

Flickr | Melanie Hick | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Tech

Although they came out on Monday in the UK, the Blu-ray versions of Star Wars: The Complete Saga and the individual trilogy box sets are due for relea...

The TRON Legacy: Developing Technology in Film

Kat Middleton | Posted 06.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Kat Middleton

Regardless of what today's teenage audiences make of TRON, I appreciate its contribution to computer generated imagery, which has made and will continue to make many other brilliant movies possible. I forgive it for Jar Jar Binks. But only just.

Blu-ray Review: 13 Assassins

Craig Skinner | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK Entertainment
Craig Skinner

The Film Edo period Japan and the untouchable brother of the Shogun, the villainous Lord Naritsugu (played wonderfully by SMAP member Goro Inagaki), ...

Star Wars Deleted Scenes Blu-ray Trailer

David Sztypuljak | Posted 25.09.2011 | UK Entertainment
David Sztypuljak

Twentieth Century Fox have released a nice new deleted scenes trailer which shows quite a few previously unseen clips from the original three movies.