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    AVForums Podcast: 12th July 2020

    by Phil Hinton
    AVForums Podcast: 12th July 2020
    This week we pay tribute to Ennio Morricone, ask if LCD TVs are any good for serious movie viewing, are 4k UHD discs dying out and we discuss the best Matt Damon movies and more...  
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    Finding the Way Back Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Finding the Way Back Movie Review
    Gavin 'Warrior' O'Connor reunites with his The Accountant star Ben Affleck, who provides a career-high Wrestler-esque personal performance about destructive alcoholism.  
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    Samsung HW-Q800T Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Samsung HW-Q800T Soundbar Review
    The Samsung HW-Q800T is the company's latest mid-range soundbar that not only supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, but now adds eARC and Amazon Alexa.  
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    Greyhound (Apple TV+) Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Greyhound (Apple TV+) Movie Review
    Apple TV+ lands its first major mainstream production - originally planned for a theatrical rollout - Sony's excellent Tom Hanks war film Greyhound, which Hanks wrote too.  
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    T+A DAC 8 DAC and Digital Preamp Review

    by Ed Selley
    T+A DAC 8 DAC and Digital Preamp Review
    The DAC8 is part of a range of T+A components that form an independent system but it has a number of virtues that mean you might want to look at it on its own - so we have.  
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    SVS PC-2000 Pro Subwoofer Review

    by Steve Withers
    SVS PC-2000 Pro Subwoofer Review
    The SVS PC-2000 Pro is the latest iteration of this popular cylindrical ported subwoofer – promising deep bass from a limited footprint and at a competitive price.  
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    Fantasy Island Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Fantasy Island Blu-ray Review
    Needlessly attempting to leverage a franchise name from a 70s show few people will even remember, Fantasy Island's attempt to infuse horror into the 'classic' cautionary tales only succeeds in an all-round resounding failure.  
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    Black Water: Abyss Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Black Water: Abyss Movie Review
    Even without Tenet, the cinemas are open, but if Black Water: Abyss is the measure of what we can expect, there's little reason to venture out.  
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    The Old Guard (Netflix) Movie Review

    by Tom Davies
    The Old Guard (Netflix) Movie Review
    Not fat and good at martial arts Charlize Theron stars in The Old Guard, Netflix's newest try at producing a slice of comic-booky, sequel-generating genre fun. Director Gina Prince-Bythewood might have had some higher aspirations than that...  
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    Doom Patrol (Starz) Season 1 TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Doom Patrol (Starz) Season 1 TV Show Review
    Absolutely nailing the crazy, Doom Patrol blends Watchmen, Umbrella Academy, Titans, X-Men and Stranger Things into one unique, unmissable antihero superhero voyage.  
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    Stateless (Netflix) TV Show Review

    by Kumari Tilakawardane
    Stateless (Netflix) TV Show Review
    You’ll want to look away, turn it off. It’s not comfortable viewing and it’s not something you’ll want to watch for fun. But you should probably watch it anyway.  
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    Ajax Smart Home Alarm System Review

    by Greg Hook
    Ajax Smart Home Alarm System Review
    We take a look at the Ajax professional grade smart home security system featuring an impressive array of accessories and options.  
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    I May Destroy You (BBC/HBO) TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    I May Destroy You (BBC/HBO) TV Show Review
    Created, written and directed by - and starring - Michaela Coel, this BBC drama is equal parts acerbically witty and tragically powerful.  
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    F1 2020 Review (Xbox One)

    by Ian Collen
    F1 2020 Review (Xbox One)
    A little more polish gets applied to Codemasters’ winning formula, with the added bonus of racing the full 2020 season that never will be…  
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    Crying Freeman 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Crying Freeman 4K Blu-ray Review
    Christophe "Brotherhood of the Wolf" Gans' striking directorial debut is a perfect example of effective style over substance, landing itself an English-friendly 4K release in Germany.  
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    Hamilton (Disney Plus) Movie Review

    by Kumari Tilakawardane
    Hamilton (Disney Plus) Movie Review
    Symbolically released on Disney Plus for America’s Independence Day, Hamilton is an exquisite documentation of the stage show that loses nothing of the thrill of live theatre in its adaptation.  
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    What's New on Sky and Now TV UK for July 2020

    by Andy Bassett
    What's New on Sky and Now TV UK for July 2020
    July’s here and while the prospect of a summer holiday may be a long way off for many, there’s still plenty of new movies and TV shows being offered by Sky and Now TV to make up for it.  
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    LG CX (OLED65CX) 4K OLED TV Review

    by Phil Hinton
    LG CX (OLED65CX) 4K OLED TV Review
    The LG CX is the latest midrange 4K OLED TV that boasts a host of new features including Filmmaker Mode and Dolby Vision IQ.  
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    What's New on Amazon Prime Video UK for July 2020

    by Andy Bassett
    What's New on Amazon Prime Video UK for July 2020
    UPDATED with further UK specific movies. Amazon Prime Video UK lines up its selection of summer fare for those still happy to ‘holiday from home’ with Hanna season two getting things started with a bang!  
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    What's New on Netflix UK for July 2020

    by Andy Bassett
    What's New on Netflix UK for July 2020
    Summer’s here and with the UK’s typically brief bursts of warm weather, the incremental lifting of lockdown and the tease of foreign travel, there’s the possibility that binging Netflix might no longer be at the top of everyone’s ‘to do’ list in July. With all the new shows and movies coming, is that a mistake?  
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    What's New on Disney+ UK for July 2020

    by Andy Bassett
    What's New on Disney+ UK for July 2020
    July on the streaming service is bookended by the hugely popular Hamilton musical and Disney+ Original TV show, Muppets Now. Along the way, there’s plenty of family-friendly TV content, plus Frozen II headlines the audience-pleasing movies.  
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    Holiday from Home: Top 10 Netflix Shows

    by Kumari Tilakawardane
    Holiday from Home: Top 10 Netflix Shows
    If we can’t jet off to sunnier climes just yet, why not enjoy a vicarious holiday right from your sofa? Here are ten Netflix options to help you see more of the world and remind you of that holiday feeling.  
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    A Century of Cinema on Amazon and BFI Player (1920-1970)

    by Tom Davies
    A Century of Cinema on Amazon and BFI Player (1920-1970)
    The BFI continues to curate an outstanding catalogue of some of the most important films over the last 100 years. Let's have a look at a few of them.  
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    Rega Aethos Integrated Amp Review

    by Ed Selley
    Rega Aethos Integrated Amp Review
    The Aethos is the amp that Rega would like you to partner with its more expensive turntables. Does it deliver the same levels of performance?  
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    JBL BAR 9.1 Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    JBL BAR 9.1 Soundbar Review
    The JBL BAR 9.1 promises to deliver the complete object-based audio experience thanks to a 5.1.4-channel layout, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support, wireless subwoofer, and detachable wireless rear speakers.  
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    50 Great Live Albums For Easing Yourself Back Into The World

    by Ed Selley
    50 Great Live Albums For Easing Yourself Back Into The World
    Feeling a bit isolated? Groups of six not doing it for you? Revel in the thrill of the live event with these considered cuts.  
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    Ring Video Doorbell Plus 3 Review

    by Greg Hook
    Ring Video Doorbell Plus 3 Review
    We take a look at Ring's newly updated Video Doorbell 3 Plus, featuring 1080P HD video, advanced motion detection, dual band Wi-Fi and a new Pre-roll feature.  
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    Eclipse TD712z Mk2 Standmount Speaker Review

    by Ed Selley
    Eclipse TD712z Mk2 Standmount Speaker Review
    The TD712z Mk2 is the flagship of the Eclipse range and the ultimate expression of their design philosophy. How does it stack up against more conventional rivals?  
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    REL S/510 Subwoofer Review

    by Steve Withers
    REL S/510 Subwoofer Review
    The REL S/510 is the smaller entry in the company's Serie S range, and like the other models it boasts increased power and a redesigned driver for an improved performance.  
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    Vizio SB36512-F6 Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Vizio SB36512-F6 Soundbar Review
    The Vizio SB36512-F6 Dolby Atmos soundbar delivers a genuinely immersive audio experience without breaking the bank thanks to a simple setup that includes a separate subwoofer and rear speakers.  
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