AVForums Podcast: 10th December 2018
by Phil HintonThis week Ed tells the tale of the Legion of Santa Claus, we discuss beer sponsors and can Steve sleep in a Panama hat? Phil reviews the Sony ZF9 and gives his initial thoughts on the 8K Samsung Q900, plus Editor's Choice Awards and Christmas parties...
Dec 10, 2018 at 7:56 AM
Sony ZF9 (KD-65ZF9) Review
by Phil HintonPart of the new Sony MASTER SERIES of TVs the ZF9 replaces the highly regarded ZD9 LED LCD TV. So can this new kid on the block offer image quality to match a reference monitor and better the outgoing ZD9? Let's find out...
Dec 8, 2018 at 7:30 AM7
Once Upon a Time in China and America Blu-ray ReviewReturning to the role after a 2-film absence, Jet Li's Once Upon a Time in China and America makes for a fabulous 'extra' on Eureka's remastered box set of the original trilogy.
Dec 10, 2018 at 9:57 AM7
Once Upon a Time in China III Blu-ray ReviewEureka's 4K-remastered release of Tsui Hark's Jet Li-starring trilogy concludes with Once Upon a Time in China III.
Dec 9, 2018 at 9:46 PM8
Once Upon a Time in China II Blu-ray ReviewOur look at Eureka's stunning 4K-remastered release of Tsui Hark's Jet Li-starring period martial arts series continues with Once Upon a Time in China II.
Dec 9, 2018 at 2:07 PM9
The Equalizer 2 4K Blu-ray ReviewWashington's first sequel is a little flabby and predictable, but also reliably brutal, and looks and sounds spectacular on UHD.
Dec 9, 2018 at 10:14 AM8
Once Upon a Time in China Blu-ray ReviewTsui Hark's, Jet Li-starring period martial arts series gets the lavish 4K-remastered Eureka box set treatment, starting with Part One of the original trilogy.
Dec 9, 2018 at 10:10 AM8
Netflix's Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle ReviewAfter Disney's own live-action remake of The Jungle Book, Netflix offers an even darker take in Andy Serkis' Mowgli.
Dec 7, 2018 at 2:52 PM7
They Shall Not Grow Old Blu-ray ReviewPeter 'LOTR' Jackson works his visual magic on century-old footage for this unforgettable look at The Great War.
Dec 7, 2018 at 2:15 PM8
The Lion King 4K Blu-ray ReviewCompleting the circle of life, The Lion King returns to 2D in all its glory for Disney's first 4K release of one of their classic hand-drawn animated titles.
Dec 6, 2018 at 7:54 AM9
Tom Cruise Gives Advice on Best TV Settings For Movies at HomeI feel the need .... the need to watch a movie as the creators intended!
Dec 5, 2018 at 8:58 AM
Mission: Impossible - Fallout 4K Blu-ray ReviewA superb sequel to Rogue Nation, the series gets better and better, with Fallout one of the best blockbusters of the year, and now one of the best 4K releases.
Nov 30, 201810
Fallout 76 Review (PS4)An always-online survival game, Fallout 76 deviates wildly from what fans love about the series with extremely mixed results.
Nov 28, 20186
Edifier S350DB 2.1 Speaker System ReviewLooking at a Soundbar but thinking they might be a bit, well, weedy? Edifier might have the solution in the form of the S350DB.
Nov 21, 20189
Bowers & Wilkins 700 Series 5.1 Speaker Package ReviewThe Bowers & Wilkins 700 S2 Series is a mid-range set of speakers that incorporate elements of the flagship 800 Series but with a more conventional design and a more affordable price. The specs are impressive but how do they perform as a 5.1 surround system?
Nov 19, 20189
HDFury Vertex ReviewThe HDFury Vertex is technically an HDMI splitter and scaler, but that description simply doesn't do this AV Swiss Army Knife justice. Is there any HDMI issue it can't fix?
Nov 8, 20189
Sony KD-55AF9 (AF9/A9F) OLED TV ReviewThe MASTER SERIES AF9 OLED from Sony boasts picture quality that gets you closer to what the creator intended with support for Dolby Vision, HDR10 and featuring a form of Dynamic Tone Mapping and the Acoustic Surface+.
Nov 6, 20189
Philips 803 (65OLED803) ReviewPhilips 803 is their entry-level OLED 4K TV and the new model boasts a 2nd Gen P5+ processor, HDR10+ support, three-sided Ambilight and the Android Smart TV platform.
Oct 28, 20189
Panasonic DP-UB9000 4K Blu-ray Player ReviewNow that Oppo has gone, is Panasonic's THX-certified UB9000 the new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player of choice for the discerning enthusiast?
Oct 26, 20189
Hisense A6200 (H50A6200UK) ReviewThe Hisense A6200 is incredibly cheap for a 4K HDR TV, but is there a catch or is this the budget TV of the year?
Oct 23, 20189
LG 55B8 (OLEDB8SLC) OLED ReviewLG has been busy moving the OLED TV game on but unlike last year, the B8 seems to be pegged back from the rest of the family line-up with the use of a lower grade processor. But does that really impact on the level of performance?
Oct 13, 20189
Panasonic FZ952 (TX-65FZ952B) ReviewPanasonic continue their push for image quality as the content creators intend with their flagship 65-inch FZ952. With Home Screen 3.0, Dynamic Blade speaker and HDR10+ support can it offer the best in image quality without Dolby Vision on-board?
Jul 12, 20189
LG C8 (OLED65C8PLA) ReviewLG's new 65-inch C8 OLED TV offers all the benefits of their higher range 2018 models but without the price tag. So is this the sweet spot for OLED TVs this year?
May 14, 201810