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  • Movies & TV Review

    Silent Running 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Silent Running 4K Blu-ray Review
    The eco-sci-fi Silent Running comes to 4K UHD courtesy of Arrow, but is it as good as you remember?  
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  • Movies & TV Review

    Echo 3 (Apple TV+) Premiere TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Echo 3 (Apple TV+) Premiere TV Show Review
    Oscar winning Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty writer Mark Boal's latest project, Echo 3, lands on Apple as a complex kidnap-and-rescue thriller set against an 'authentic' South American political backdrop.  
    Early access content
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    Hisense U7H (65U7HQ) 4K ULED LED LCD TV Review

    by Phil Hinton
    Hisense U7H (65U7HQ) 4K ULED LED LCD TV Review
    The official TV of the World Cup is aiming to take a place within your home as a midrange LED LCD TV with a VA panel and FALD backlight, mixed with all available HDR formats, decent gaming options and a good quality smart OS, so is it worth consideration?  
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    Croupier 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Croupier 4K Blu-ray Review
    Mike "Get Carter" Hodges' 1998 neo-noir helped catapult a young Clive Owen into the Hollywood limelight, earning a deluxe Arrow set 4K release and an opportunity for fans and newcomers to (re)discover this gem in style.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

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    PSB Passif 50 Standmount Speaker Review

    by Ed Selley
    PSB Passif 50 Standmount Speaker Review
    The Passif 50 is PSB’s anniversary present to itself and another piece of considered nostalgia. Is it exactly what your modern system needs?  
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    Tulsa King (Paramount+) Premiere TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Tulsa King (Paramount+) Premiere TV Show Review
    Sylvester Stallone turns to the small screen, and Yellowstone's Taylor Sheridan, to deliver some of the best leading work he's done in decades.  
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    Slow Horses: Season 2 - Dead Lions (Apple TV+) Premiere TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Slow Horses: Season 2 - Dead Lions (Apple TV+) Premiere TV Show Review
    Gary Oldman's Brit spy show, Slow Horses, returns just six months after its surprisingly good first season.  
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    Willow (Disney+) Season 1 Premiere TV Show Review

    by Tom Davies
    Willow (Disney+) Season 1 Premiere TV Show Review
    Reviving everybody’s 5th favourite 1980s fantasy movie, Jonathan Kasdan makes a smart move by ditching all but the title character from the regular cast, eschewing nostalgia beats for a genuine attempt at a continuation of the story.  
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    Bang & Olufsen Beosound Theatre Soundbar Review

    by Simon Lucas
    Bang & Olufsen Beosound Theatre Soundbar Review
    Bang & Olufsen's Beosound Theatre is big and bold and bloody expensive, but is it brilliant too?  
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    King Kong (1976) 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Mark Costello
    King Kong (1976) 4K Blu-ray Review
    Dino De Laurentiis’ ill-advised and deeply flawed remake of one of golden age cinema’s first blockbusters arrives on 4K from Studiocanal with an interesting new colour grade…  
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    Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire (AMC) TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire (AMC) TV Show Review
    With the long form format allowing for more time to develop the characters, AMC's new adaptation of the late Anne Rice's most famous novel is surprisingly good.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

    Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari 4K Blu-ray Review
    German expressionism has never looked so good; The Cabinet of Dr Caligari comes to 4K UHD - you won't sleepwalk through this!  
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    The Driver 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    The Driver 4K Blu-ray Review
    It certainly wasn't just the name that led people to suspect that Nicolas Winding Refn's 2011 masterpiece, Drive, may have been inspired by Walter Hill's ultra-cool neo-noir, gifted a 4K restoration by Studiocanal.  
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  • Home AV Review

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    Sony HT-A9 Home Theater System Review

    by Doug Pyper
    Sony HT-A9 Home Theater System Review
    Sony’s HT-A9 offers the promise of wireless immersive audio, from only four speakers and no subwoofer. But does it live up to this promise?  
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    The Guardians of the Galaxy: Holiday Special (Disney+) Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    The Guardians of the Galaxy: Holiday Special (Disney+) Movie Review
    Peppered with fun - and funny - moments and one glimpse of heartfelt emotion, Gunn's Holiday Special is still a desperately lightweight TV movie romp packed with two too many time-filling live music performances.  
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    Strange World Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Strange World Movie Review
    Disney's Fantastic Voyage to the Centre of the Last Crusade is wondrously imaginative and a great little family flick, even if it'll go completely overlooked until it lands on Disney+ at Christmas.  
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    Bones and All Movie Review

    by Tom Davies
    Bones and All Movie Review
    Another beautiful picture from Luca Guadagnino matches Timothée Chalamet with Taylor Russell in a touching road movie about love, self-discovery and graphically violent cannibalism that's not quite able to transcend some of its questionable choices.  
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    Philips OLED807 (65OLED807) 4K Ambilight OLED TV Review

    by Phil Hinton
    Philips OLED807 (65OLED807) 4K Ambilight OLED TV Review
    The 65-inch OLED807 sits just under the OLED+ models in the 2022 Philips TV line-up and promises an OLED.EX panel, two HDMI 2.1 inputs with full resolution 4K/120 and a decent line-up of gaming features, as well as the 6th Gen P5 processor, accurate Filmmaker Mode and of course, Ambilight.  
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    The Witch: Part 2 Movie Review

    by Mark Costello
    The Witch: Part 2 Movie Review
    This follow on to 2018’s surprise genre hit from Korea ups the superhuman bloodletting, ups the already massive run time and ups the confusion about what exactly is going on…  
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    Armageddon Time Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Armageddon Time Movie Review
    James Gray's coming of age drama Armageddon Time, inspired by his own childhood experiences, proves an authentic - if slight - look at 80's New York with Anthony Hopkins on expectedly powerhouse form.  
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    Casque d'Or 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Mark Costello
    Casque d'Or 4K Blu-ray Review
    Jacques Becker’s cult classic that influenced so many of the French New Wave directors that followed in his footsteps is given a new 4K restoration thanks to Studiocanal… but it seems they forgot to include one teeny, tiny, but all-important element…  
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  • Home AV Review

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    REL HT/1205 MKII Subwoofer Review

    by Doug Pyper
    REL HT/1205 MKII Subwoofer Review
    In the middle of REL’s new Serie HT line, the REL HT/1205 MKII offers a 12-inch driver, 500W and a gorgeous, understated aesthetic. But does it do enough to oust the competition at its hotly contested £849 price point?  
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    Wednesday (Netflix) Season 1 TV Show Review

    by Tom Davies
    Wednesday (Netflix) Season 1 TV Show Review
    The Tim Burton produced update of The Addams Family for the Riverdale crowd written by Smallville's Alfred Gough and Miles Millar is exactly as good as that makes it sound... *click click*  
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    Star Wars: Andor (Disney+) TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Star Wars: Andor (Disney+) TV Show Review
    Andor proves to be the Rogue One of Star Wars TV shows, with returning writer Tony Gilroy delivering the goods on this superbly atmospheric, claustrophobically tense tale of a Rebellion in the making - UPDATED FOR FULL SEASON REVIEW  
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    Orphan: First Kill 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Mark Costello
    Orphan: First Kill 4K Blu-ray Review
    Ignoring any sense of trying to hide the insanely stupid but gloriously brilliant twist of the first film, this decade-too-late prequel to the bonkers ‘Orphan’ instead tries to out-gonzo it. And goddamn it, it almost succeeds…  
    5
  • Home AV Review

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    LG CineBeam HU715Q UST Projector Review

    by John Archer
    LG CineBeam HU715Q UST Projector Review
    There are showier, more spectacular and also cheaper UST projectors rivals around as the market continues to expand but the HU715Q win hearts and minds with a natural image that edges ever closer to the TV. Add in a decent smart OS for flexible content sourcing and a mid-range asking price and you start to wander if there actually any down sides...  
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  • Home AV Review

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    JVC DLA-NP5 Native 4K D-ILA Projector Review

    by Phil Hinton
    JVC DLA-NP5 Native 4K D-ILA Projector Review
    The JVC NP5 is a new native 4K D-ILA projector for 2022, replacing the N5 and featuring a 265W lamp, 1,900 lumens brightness, 40:000 contrast ratio plus 48Gbps 4K120p compatible HDMI inputs. It now supports HDR10+ dynamic metadata HDR along with existing 'Frame Adapt HDR' and 'Theater Optimizer'; so, is this the ultimate bulb based native 4K projector on the market? Let's find out...  
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    Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review
    Kevin Reynolds' 1991 Box Office hit is a rip-roaring old school action adventure with prime Costner, prime Rickman and prime Freeman tearing up the screen, and Arrow's lavish set doing them justice in 4K.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

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    Technics SB-C600 Standmount Speaker Review

    by Ed Selley
    Technics SB-C600 Standmount Speaker Review
    Technics’ ‘Premium Class’ speaker system has a few technically interesting features but are they enough to tempt you away from more mainstream devices?  
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    Reservoir Dogs 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Reservoir Dogs 4K Blu-ray Review
    Tarantino's first and finest comes to 4K in a bloody steelbook whose native 4K image made our eyes bleed.  
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    Planes, Trains & Automobiles 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Planes, Trains & Automobiles 4K Blu-ray Review
    John Hughes' classic Steve Martin/John Candy comedy Planes, Trains & Automobiles lands on 4K with Dolby Vision and a boatload of processing.  
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    1899 (Netflix) TV Show Review

    by Cas Harlow
    1899 (Netflix) TV Show Review
    More Event Horizon meets Black Mirror than Titanic meets Lost, with a dash of Nolan thrown in, only fed through the Netflix blender with expectedly drawn-out results.  
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    The Menu Movie Review

    by Tom Davies
    The Menu Movie Review
    A beautifully cooked meal blending the bitterness of class-warfare, the sharpness of social satire and the richness of a Ralph Fiennes performance, peppered with just the right amount of Anya Taylor Joy  
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    Spirited (Apple TV+) Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Spirited (Apple TV+) Movie Review
    Arguably the slightly lesser Friday family film night option against Disney's Disenchanted, this overblown Ferrell/Reynolds musical's biggest issue is... it's a musical lacking in good songs.  
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    Disenchanted (Disney+) Movie Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Disenchanted (Disney+) Movie Review
    15 years after the charming Enchanted, Disney unravels a belated, bloated, bottom-heavy sequel which is well-meaning, family-friendly Friday night fodder, and a cut above some of their recent efforts, but still a distinctly TV-movie style follow-up to the now near-classic original.  
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  • Hi-Fi Review

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    Triangle Borea BR03 BT Powered Speaker Review

    by Ed Selley
    Triangle Borea BR03 BT Powered Speaker Review
    One of the most accomplished affordable standmounts on the market gets the powered speaker makeover. Is this budget brilliance or a demonstration that power corrupts?  
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    The Trial 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    The Trial 4K Blu-ray Review
    We look at the Orson Welles' inscrutable The Trial, given a newly minted 4K scan for its 60th anniversary  
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  • Home AV Review

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    JVC DLA-NZ7 Native 4K Laser D-ILA Projector Review

    by Phil Hinton
    JVC DLA-NZ7 Native 4K Laser D-ILA Projector Review
    The JVC NZ7 is a relatively new native 4K D-ILA projector featuring a BLU-Escent laser diode, a claimed 2,200 lumens brightness with 40,000:1 contrast ratio, plus 48Gbps 8K60p / 4K120p compatible HDMI inputs. There's HDR10+ HDR along with the existing 'Frame Adapt HDR' feature with claims to cover 93% of the DCI-P3 wide colour gamut.  
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  • Home AV Review

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    Hisense 100L9GTUK 4K UST Laser Projector Review

    by John Archer
    Hisense 100L9GTUK 4K UST Laser Projector Review
    Many manufacturers have tried to crack the large-screen-entertainment-in-a-well-lit-family-room conundrum with an ultra short throw projector - all to varying degrees of success. We think Hisense might have managed to take it one step further now with its latest UST laser TV, the 100L9GTUK which comes with its own 100-inch ALR screen.  
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    Denon AVC-X3800H AV Receiver Review

    by Doug Pyper
    Denon AVC-X3800H AV Receiver Review
    With nine channels of amplification, eight HDMI 2.1 connections, 11.4 channels of processing, Audyssey and Dirac, could the AVC-X3800H be one of the biggest bargains in home cinema?  
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