Monthly Archives: October 2007

My first fan composite DVD

DVD releases of Euro-Cult cinema DVDs, especially gialli and poliziotteschi, are in steady decline. Whilst some still surface on DVD in their native Italy the majority of these do not have any English subtitles or audio tracks. Over the past few m… Continue reading

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Euro-Cult comes to Blu-Ray

At long last Euro-Cult cinema is making it’s HD debut on January 8 2008 when BCI will release a Paul Naschy double feature Night of the Werewolf (1972) and Vengeance of the Zombies (1980) on Blu-Ray. Okay, it may not be a giallo or a poliziesco bu… Continue reading

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Weeds

Bethany, a colleague of mine at Birmingham City University, has been long pestering me to watch the Showtime comedy Weeds. Being a big fan of other Showtime shows Californication and Dexter I was not surprised to find that this show further confir… Continue reading

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HD Format war update

There is a reason for my lack of posts on the HD-DVD and Blu-Ray format war and that is because there is very little news to report at this current time. After all of the news in the past few months things have slowed down with the only real annou… Continue reading

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More B1G Ideas

Episodes two and three of the B1G Idea are now online for your listening pleasure. For those of you who don’t remember, the B1G Idea is a project I manage at Birmingham City University where in conjunction with Birmingham Futures we are producing … Continue reading

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Birmingham City University

Teaching has now started hence the sudden lack of updates from yours truly. Sadly I no longer work for University of Central England. No, I have not lost my job, the name of the University was changed on Monday to Birmingham City University. I am … Continue reading

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