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  • Dolby Vision coming to Xbox One X and S

    The Xbox One X and One S are to be updated to allow Dolby Vision HDR. For now, it's streaming services only, i.e. Netflix.

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Jul 12, 2018 at 10:07 PM

  • Netflix Ultra Membership threatens an 'HDR Tax'

    Netflix Italy is apparently set to trial an Ultra tier of membership with exclusive features including four simultaneous streams and HDR content. Would you be willing to pay more for HDR?

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Jul 4, 2018 at 3:49 PM

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    Netflix's Calibre Review

    Best Picture at the Edinburgh Film Festival, Netflix secures a gem of a thriller with this taut directorial debut

    by Cas Harlow, Jun 30, 2018 at 11:11 AM

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    Netflix's Tau Review

    The David S. Goyer-produced Maika Monroe-starring Netflix Original Film, Tau, provides claustrophobic Friday night sci-fi thrills.

    by Cas Harlow, Jun 29, 2018 at 12:02 PM

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    Shooter - Season 3 Review

    Netflix's Shooter returns for a third season with plenty of loose ends to tie up after an off-screen accident brought the last season to an abrupt close.

    by Cas Harlow, Jun 23, 2018 at 7:04 AM

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    Marvel's Luke Cage - Season 2 Review

    Following the second seasons of Daredevil and Jessica Jones, the team-up of The Defenders and the debut of The Punisher, Marvel's Luke Cage gets another run at cleaning up Harlem.

    by Cas Harlow, Jun 22, 2018 at 4:43 PM

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    Sense8: The Series Finale Review

    Creatively compelling but narratively underdeveloped, the Wachowskis' emotional orgy, Sense8, was innovative, eccentric, and an acquired taste, and now it comes to an end.

    by Cas Harlow, Jun 9, 2018 at 7:49 AM

  • Netflix 4K - is it worth it?

    It's a straightforward enough question - do you think that the Ultra HD subscription price increase is worth the money over the regular HD one? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Apr 22, 2018 at 9:07 AM

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    Lost in Space Season 1 Review

    The classic Lost in Space TV series earns its second reboot courtesy of Netflix in this big budget sci-fi actioner that's quite literally like Lost... in space.

    by Cas Harlow, Apr 13, 2018 at 10:45 AM

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    Small Town Crime Review

    Netflix acquires the worldwide rights to another little gem with the neo-noir detective flick Small Town Crime starring the ever-reliable John Hawkes

    by Cas Harlow, Apr 2, 2018 at 8:58 AM

  • Do you need a TV Licence if you only watch streaming services?

    If you only want to watch video streaming services - not including the BBC iPlayer - on your television, do you still need a UK TV Licence? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Mar 23, 2018 at 7:09 AM

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    Annihilation Review

    Ex Machina's acclaimed director Alex Garland - the man behind the tremendous Dredd movie - may have just delivered streaming giant Netflix's first bona fide gem.

    by Cas Harlow, Mar 12, 2018 at 2:43 PM

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    The Outsider Review

    Netflix's Jared Leto-starring crime thriller, The Outsider is nothing groundbreaking, but it's a slick and accessible introduction to the Yakuza.

    by Cas Harlow, Mar 9, 2018 at 8:46 PM

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    Jessica Jones Season 2 Review

    Jessica delves into her own mysterious past to find out how she got her powers in season two of Marvel's Jessica Jones.

    by Cas Harlow, Mar 9, 2018 at 7:30 AM

  • Sky adds Netflix to Sky Q and NOW TV

    Sky and Netflix have announced a partnership to fully integrate the streaming service in to the Sky Q platform, including voice and search functionality. Netflix is also to be added as a standalone app for NOW TV.

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Mar 1, 2018 at 12:14 PM

  • Is it worth getting a 50-inch 4K TV just for Sky?

    Is it worth the outlay for a 4K Ultra HD TV when all that is going to be viewed is a bit if casual Sky TV mixed with a spot of Netflix? Come and join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Feb 27, 2018 at 11:16 AM

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    Mute Review

    Writer/director Duncan Jones' self-proclaimed spiritual sequel to his dazzling debut, Moon, is a nice - albeit disjointed - little future noir to add to Netflix's roster.

    by Cas Harlow, Feb 23, 2018 at 11:53 AM

  • Sony announce Full HD HDR TVs

    Sony offers (some of) the benefits of HDR at a resolution of 1080p and although it's limited to gaming and streaming apps, it could well be of interest to those looking for HDR at smaller screen sizes.

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Feb 15, 2018 at 6:36 PM

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    The Cloverfield Paradox Review

    Cloverfield came out of nowhere and it's sequel was also kept under wraps but this latest entry pulls the biggest surprise of all as it's available on Netflix from today.

    by Cas Harlow, Feb 5, 2018 at 1:38 PM

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    Altered Carbon Season 1 Review

    Netflix's latest glossy big budget original series is a superbly faithful interpretation of Richard Morgan's remorselessly brutal cyberpunk future noir tale.

    by Cas Harlow, Feb 4, 2018 at 10:12 AM

  • The AVForums TV Show Watchlist

    We bring you our top TV series choices from Netflix, Amazon, Sky, NOW and terrestrial TV, plus a look at some of the shows you may have missed.

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Jan 2, 2018 at 7:42 AM

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    Humax FVP-5000T Freeview Play PVR Review

    Humax's latest Freeview Play personal video recorder sports generous and flexible recording options, a rich content discovery led interface and apps from the likes of Netflx and YouTube. So does it manage to be a true hybrid PVR and Smart TV box?

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Dec 30, 2017 at 9:04 AM

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    Amazon Echo Plus Review

    The Echo Plus packs in Alexa, decent audio capabilities and baked-in Smart Home hub functionality for under £140. It's not perfect and there's a long way to go before we can control all our entertainment hands-free but it's an undeniably cool bit...

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Dec 6, 2017 at 7:39 AM

  • Does Netflix 'grain' bother you?

    Certain Ultra HD & HDR Netflix titles exhibit some grain in the image. Do you find it an offence against image quality on your razor sharp 4K TV or can it add to the look?

    by AVForums, Nov 30, 2017 at 7:49 AM

  • Is it possible to pre-download 4K streamed content?

    For those with broadband connections not up to the rigours of Ultra HD streaming, are there any services that allow you to pre-download the TV Show or Movie for viewing later? Let us know here.

    by AVForums, Nov 26, 2017 at 7:23 AM

  • Fire TV 3 to get Cinema Mode?

    There is a cinema mode hiding in the Fire OS 6 source code which would allow the Fire TV 3 to output content at a refresh rate that complements the frame rate of the content. We just need Amazon to unlock it and developers to make use of it now.

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Nov 8, 2017 at 5:11 AM

  • Apple TV 4K set for HDR/SDR bug fix

    The latest beta of tvOS for developers contains fixes for the dynamic range issues of the Apple TV 4K as well as adding dynamic refresh rate switching as an option.

    by Mark Hodgkinson, Oct 31, 2017 at 3:46 PM

  • Do Smart TV streaming apps automatically adjust the refresh rate?

    As streaming services typically offer a range of content captured at different frame rates, will your Smart TV automatically adjust the refresh rates to suit the content? Join the discussion.

    by AVForums, Oct 31, 2017 at 10:31 AM

  • Top Ten Horror Films for Halloween

    Halloween is the perfect time to watch your favourite horror films both old and new. So with that in mind here are ten of our favourites with choices for the cinema, Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray and video streaming services.

    by Steve Withers, Oct 28, 2017 at 7:53 AM

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    Stranger Things 2 Review

    The wait is finally over and it's time to return to the town of Hawkins for Stranger Things 2. The original gang are back, along with some new faces and, as the story is expanded, everything gets turned up to Eleven. Welcome to our spoiler-free...

    by Steve Withers, Oct 27, 2017 at 2:06 PM

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