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    LG Nano90 LCD TV Review

    by Phil Hinton
    LG Nano90 LCD TV Review
    LG's top-end LED LCD TV for 2020 uses NanoCell technology for improved colours and uses the Alpha7 Gen3 Processor. It offers Dolby Vision IQ, Dolby Vision, HDR10 and HLG along with Filmmaker Mode for image accuracy. WebOS also offers the latest apps including Disney+ and Apple TV+, so what is not to like?  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Gandhi 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Gandhi 4K Blu-ray Review
    Continuing our look through the Columbia Classics Box Set we come to Richard Attenborough's epic Gandhi, whose lavish photography in native 4K and Dolby Atmos makeover, leave you breathless.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Dr Strangelove 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Dr Strangelove 4K Blu-ray Review
    Continuing our look at the Columbia Classics set, we turn our attention to Dr Strangelove, in all its absurdity, which is stunning in 4K.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Mr Smith Goes to Washington 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Mr Smith Goes to Washington 4K Blu-ray Review
    Continuing our look at the Columbia Classics Box Set, we enjoy Mr Smith Goes to Washington; full of charm and belying its age with a stunning native 4K image.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Jerry Maguire 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Jerry Maguire 4K Blu-ray Review
    We are taking a look through the whole of the Columbia Classics box set in all its glory; first up Jerry Maguire, which looks and sounds terrific in native 4K.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Flash Gordon 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Flash Gordon 4K Blu-ray Review
    Wildly overacted, nonsensical, with cheap effects that haven't aged well at all, Flash Gordon is an unbelievably entertaining ride, held together by some tremendously over the top set and costume design and one hell of a score from Queen - all of which makes for an unmissable native 4K box set.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Relicta Review (Xbox One)

    by Ian Collen
    Relicta Review (Xbox One)
    Building on the gravity-defying delights of Portal, Relicta offers up a very welcome budget-priced challenge for puzzle fans.  
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  • TV Review

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    Panasonic HZ1500 OLED Review

    by Phil Hinton
    Panasonic HZ1500 OLED Review
    The HZ1500 is a high-end OLED from Panasonic that now features a full Dolby Atmos sound system with upward-firing and soundbar speakers for 2020. It also features the new Filmmaker mode with intelligent sensing, Dolby Vision IQ, HDR10+ and HLG.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    The Umbrella Academy Season 2 (Netflix) TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    The Umbrella Academy Season 2 (Netflix) TV Show Review
    Netflix's answer to DC's Doom Patrol made a hell of a bow in its first season, here struggles to quite find a purpose in its sophomore year but still provides a bloody entertaining diversion.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Deep Blue Sea 3 Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Deep Blue Sea 3 Movie Review
    Forget Deep Blue Sea 2 - if you'd even heard about it - this third entry is a much more watchable effort even if it's still quintessentially DTV, and is available in a cheap digital triple-pack with the fun 20-year-old original.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    The Vigil Movie Review

    by Tom Davies
    The Vigil Movie Review
    Blumhouse rolls the dice with another first time writer/director in one of its more daring indie offerings, but doesn't quite roll a six. It rolls a 7. Out of 10. It's a D10.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Black is King (Disney Plus) Movie Review

    by Kumari Tilakawardane
    Black is King (Disney Plus) Movie Review
    Death, taxes, and Beyoncé releasing content that more or less breaks the internet. This time it’s Black is King, released on Disney+ this week as an accompaniment to last year’s album The Gift.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Saint Frances Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Saint Frances Movie Review
    Gifted a last minute PVOD reprieve, this year's answer to The Florida Project now gets a full theatrical window, an impressive slice of honest drama, tackling weighty issues with a breezy attitude that belies its depth of understanding.  
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  • Home AV Review

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    LG HU85LS CineBeam Laser 4K Projector Review

    by Steve Withers
    LG HU85LS CineBeam Laser 4K Projector Review
    The LG HU85LS ultra short-throw 4K laser projector offers a cost-effective and lounge-friendly alternative to a big-screen TV.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Condor Season 2 (Sky) TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Condor Season 2 (Sky) TV Show Review
    After an electric first season, which successfully translated the source novel and excellent preceding 70s Redford thriller into a modern series, the second season struggles to find its footing for an equally riveting tale.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Transformers: War for Cybertron Season 1: Siege (Netflix) TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Transformers: War for Cybertron Season 1: Siege (Netflix) TV Show Review
    Hasbro's Allspark Studio and Netflix bring Transformers back with a bang, going full Generation 1 in style, only now with 4K Dolby Vision and Atmos.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Proxima Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Proxima Movie Review
    Always intended to be one of the very first movies to welcome audiences back to the cinema, Proxima is a superb character study driven by a career high performance from Casino Royale's Eva Green.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Paper Mario: The Origami King Review

    by Rik Henderson
    Paper Mario: The Origami King Review
    Paper Mario returns at last, with his first appearance on the Nintendo Switch being one of 2020’s biggest gaming releases.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Destroy All Humans Review (Xbox One)

    by Ian Collen
    Destroy All Humans Review (Xbox One)
    Find out if nostalgia is as good it used to be as this cult classic riffing on 1950s B-movies gets a keenly anticipated makeover…  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Gangs of London Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Gangs of London Blu-ray Review
    The bone-crunchingly-wincing hit TV show from Raid's Gareth Evans brings the exquisitely choreographed ultra-violence he's become renowned for home on Blu-ray.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    A Rainy Day in New York Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    A Rainy Day in New York Blu-ray Review
    Hardly a sunny time in his own career, Woody Allen's latest rainy New York rom-com aims for knowing meta satire but often comes closer to just plain irritating.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Animal Crackers (Netflix) Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Animal Crackers (Netflix) Movie Review
    Despite the all-star talent of John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Danny DeVito and Ian McKellen, this latest Netflix acquisition has actually been sitting on the shelf since 2017.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    How to Build a Girl (Amazon) Movie Review

    by Kumari Tilakawardane
    How to Build a Girl (Amazon) Movie Review
    Amazon's latest, How to Build a Girl, is a truly fun watch, expertly told and beautifully acted.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

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    Leema Acoustics Pulse IV Integrated Amp Review

    by Ed Selley
    Leema Acoustics Pulse IV Integrated Amp Review
    Leema Acoustics has been making Pulse amps for a long time and this fourth iteration offers a very tempting specification indeed. Does it deliver in reality?  
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  • TV Review

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    Hisense U7QF 4K TV Review

    by Phil Hinton
    Hisense U7QF 4K TV Review
    The Hisense U7QF is the company's mid-range 4K ULED TV with support for Dolby Vision, HDR10+ and Dolby Atmos. It also features a FALD backlight and support for Wide Colour Gamut (WCG) along with a low latency mode for gaming, so is this the bargain LED LCD TV for 2020?  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Pan's Labyrinth 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Pan's Labyrinth 4K Blu-ray Review
    Writer/director Guillermo del Toro ethereal masterpiece has lost none of its verve, looking and sounding fine in 4K.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

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    T+A Solitaire P Over Ear Headphone Review

    by Ed Selley
    T+A Solitaire P Over Ear Headphone Review
    The Solitaire is T+A’s first ever headphone and they’re not doing anything by half measures. Does this statement of intent match the interstellar price tag?  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Doom Patrol (Starz) Season 2 TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Doom Patrol (Starz) Season 2 TV Show Review
    A jewel in the overstuffed superhero genre, the mad misfit drama Doom Patrol returns for another great season of weird and wacky adventures.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Cursed Season 1 (Netflix) TV Show Review

    by Tom Davies
    Cursed Season 1 (Netflix) TV Show Review
    Based on Tom Wheeler and Frank Miller's gorgeously illustrated Young Adult fantasy novel, Cursed brings Arthurian fantasy to Netflix in a wholly unsatisfying way. At least it's better than Merlin, I guess.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Condor Season 1 (Sky) TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Condor Season 1 (Sky) TV Show Review
    As the second season drops, we look back at the first year on this excellent spy series, which is more Homeland than 24, successfully reimagining the classic Redford thriller whilst retaining the pervasively tense paranoia.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Ghost of Tsushima Review

    by Rik Henderson
    Ghost of Tsushima Review
    Evoking the samurai movies from such well-renowned directors as Akira Kurosawa, Ghost of Tsushima is quite beautiful and offers your samurai character the chance to try new warrior tactics in the fight against invading forces.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    The Plot Against America (HBO) TV Show Review

    by Tom Davies
    The Plot Against America (HBO) TV Show Review
    HBO's adaptation of Philip Roth's alternative history novel comes to Sky Atlantic. Although not as personal a subject to UK viewers, this is another deeply incisive drama from The Wire's David Simon and Ed Burns.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Get Shorty (Sky) Season 3 TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Get Shorty (Sky) Season 3 TV Show Review
    A long way away from its Elmore Leonard inspirations, and from Travolta's lovable-muscle-turned-producer, the Chris O'Dowd-led Get Shorty is unbelievably still going strong on its third convoluted season.  
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  • Home AV Review

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    LG SN7CY Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    LG SN7CY Soundbar Review
    The LG SN7CY is a single-unit soundbar that produces a 3.0.2-channel system for delivering Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based audio. But is the lack of a separate subwoofer a mistake?  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    P-Valley (Starz) Season 1 Premiere TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    P-Valley (Starz) Season 1 Premiere TV Show Review
    More Hustlers than Showgirls, Starz's P-Valley forges a compelling look at the trials and tribulations of some Mississippi Delta strippers.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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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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  • Movies & TV Review

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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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  • Movies & TV Review

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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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  • Movies & TV Review

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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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  • Movies & TV Review

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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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