Monthly Archives: March 2007

Dexter

I do not watch much broadcast television instead I either purchase season sets on DVD or ‘find’, ahem, episodes of television shows online. This has made digital terrestrial television completely redundant for me, there is no way that I would go b… Continue reading

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Bullit on Blu-Ray

Last week I got round to watching the recent US Blu-Ray release of Bullitt which speedily arrived from the excellent supplier MovieTyme for ?11.99. This was the first HD title I played through my old projector, which is capable of outputting HD vi… Continue reading

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Studio Canal HD-DVD delays

It has been nearly two weeks since my last post. Things are currently really hectic, who would have knew that moving house would have been such a problem. Unfortunately I seem to have picked a cretin of a solicitor who refuses to budge on one fina… Continue reading

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The HD format war comes to Europe

I posted last week about a recent Sony press release suggesting the dominance of Blu-Ray in the UK. Recently I stumbled across this piece of information which was reported in this blog. In Europe, HD-DVD currently has an 85% market share compared … Continue reading

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Be there

Didn’t I do well? I was managing almost a post a day then work and life caught up with me and got in the way of my blog posting. The past week has been hectic and shows little sign of letting up. Have been working hard on my PhD for once and also … Continue reading

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Say no to Vista

Dubber recently sent me this. Have a read through and try and think of any reason why you should, or want to, upgrade to Vista. Continue reading

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AnyDVDHD and BD

In a follow-up to my earlier post SlySoft have now released yet another version of their excellent software that supports Blu-Ray as well as HD-DVD. It has the same features as the previous HD-DVD only version but will also remove region coding fr… Continue reading

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Cult DVDs no more?

A New York Times article from Sunday 4th March states that there is a “precarious future” for DVD releases of cult/obscure films. With fan favourite labels such as Blue Underground and No Shame releasing little new product this is quite a concern … Continue reading

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First Blood HD-DVD

I received the Australian HD-DVD release of First Blood this morning from the fine folks over at DVD Crave. I am looking forward to watching the film tonight, I current have the Korean special edition DVD release of this that has an overly dark tr… Continue reading

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A restored New York Ripper?

It looks as if the Danish DVD label Another World Entertainment have released a complete restored edition of Lucio Fulci’s brutal giallo The New York Ripper. The American Anchor Bay US release was uncensored in terms of violent content and did fea… Continue reading

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