Another year will no doubt bring yet more doomsaying about the ‘death’ of physical media. A good job then that no-one from the boutique labels we know and love seems to be listening! Read the lineup. Plus enter competitions to win over half of this month's releases!
Maggie Gyllenhaal's strikingly assured directorial debut will likely garner a lot of attention, not least for a trifecta of excellent performances from Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley and Dakota Johnson.
Sony Bravia XR 2022 TV lineup includes QD-OLED and Mini LED flagships
by Andy Bassett
Sony’s new Bravia XR TV lineup introduces the brand new QD-OLED panel in the 4K A95K OLED models, plus there's 8K Z9K and 4K X95K Mini LED models, A90K and A80K 4K OLED ranges and the X90K 4K LED series.
The JBL Bar 5.0 soundbar promises a big and immersive delivery from a single unit thanks to MultiBeam technology and Dolby Atmos support. The inclusion of Chromecast, AirPlay, and Alexa Multi-Room Music rounds out a competitively priced package.
Still reeling from the ongoing pandemic, cinema has come back with a bang arguably better than anybody could have expected, with a few strong Big Screen hitters, and plenty of heavyweight smaller support.
Samsung QN95A (QE65QN95A) Neo QLED Mini LED TV Review
by Phil Hinton
We take a look at Samsung's flagship 4K Mini LED TV for 2021 and test it to see if it is worthy of a place in an AV enthusiast's living room now that prices are starting to fall. So, does this Neo QLED offer enough performance to warrant its flagship status? Let's find out...
Adam McKay's Chicken Little for adults is just shy of being funny, just shy of being insightful and just shy of being a good movie. What it isn't shy of is impotently railing at the stupidity of government and media.
In the wake of the glorious return of Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence in the wonderful Cobra Kai, Sony releases the first three films in the franchise in 4K. Cynical marketing bandwagon jumping? Or glorious nostalgia visits in the best quality available?
What's new on UK streaming services for January 2022
by Andy Bassett
UPDATED 13-Jan-2022 (Amazon Prime): The start of a new year can feel like a yawning chasm of existential panic as the wheel turns on another 365 days and we shuffle lemming-like closer to the edge… so what are the streaming giants going to do to make us feel a bit better? Well, rebooting Fraggle Rock’s a start!
Apple iPad mini 6th Gen Versus iPad 9th Gen Review
by David Phelan
With plenty of shared technology between the two, we put Apple's 2021 iterations of its iPad tablets through their paces to determine whether the small and speedy iPad mini is a better prospect than the larger iPad 9th Gen which lacks some features but is still great value.
CES is back at the Las Vegas Convention Center from 3rd - 8th Jan 2022, but it’s not quite business as usual with the world’s largest tech show running as a hybrid event for both online and in-person attendees.