Monthly Archives: June 2007

Another Nigerian scam

I seem to be a magnet for these at the moment. I found this waiting for me in my UCE email inbox this morning:Dear Carter,I will like to solicit your help in a business proposition, which is by nature very confidential and a Top Secret. I know tha… Continue reading

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Joomla

Things have been quite busy recently, I have been organising the next two episodes of the B1G Idea podcast series and working on various other projects. Yesterday I was fortunate enough to be given a crash course on how to use the open source cont… Continue reading

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The Town that Dreaded Sundown (1975)

I cannot remember how I first heard about The Town that Dreaded Sundown (1975) but when I saw the poster I knew I had to track down a copy of this rare serial killer thriller. This film has never been, and is probably unlikely to be, released on D… Continue reading

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Michael Moore’s Sicko (2007)

Last night I watched Michael Moore’s latest documentary Sicko (2007). Whilst Moore is often criticised for his left-wing bias I have followed his work since The Awful Truth television series and find it to be enjoyable if a little self-indulgent a… Continue reading

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Blu-Ray has another edge

According to TV Predictions recent research indicates that the are 1.5 million homes in the US that have Blu-Ray players compared to 300,000 homes that have HD-DVD players. This means that for every five Blu-Ray players sold one HD-DVD player is s… Continue reading

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MGM deny Blu-Ray release schedule

After such encouraging news yesterday regarding the release of the Sergio Leone Anthology and Masters of Horror on Blu-Ray I was not too surprised to find that MGM have now announced that despite this leaked information they have no release plans … Continue reading

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Go Blu-Ray

Following my post yesterday on Blockbuster Videos Blu-Ray support it appears that Blu-Ray are moving in for the kill. Today Starz Entertainment announced their support for the Blu-Ray format. Starz Entertainment now own Anchor Bay Entertainment, a… Continue reading

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Manhunt 2 banned

Yes, the sequel to the game that was withdrawn from circulation has been banned by the BBFC. I am not a gamer but find it surprising that the BBFC needed to reject this title. I do not doubt that it is excessively violent but when will the BBFC le… Continue reading

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Upcoming UK Blu-Ray releases

Whilst browsing the HD section over at play.com I noticed that there are some interesting Blu-Ray releases scheduled for August and September. The interesting, yet overlong, Korean revenge thriller Oldboy (2003) is due on 27/08/2007. This is avail… Continue reading

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Is the end nigh?

According to this article the US Blockbuster Video rental chain have chosen Blu-Ray as their HD format of choice and will not be offering HD-DVDs for rental. Things do not look good for HD-DVD at the moment. I expect this to be a key turning point… Continue reading

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