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Are Home Theater Owners More Likely to Embrace Day-and-Date Movie Releases?

Are Home Theater Owners More Likely to Embrace Day-and-Date Movie Releases?

Day-and-date movie releases, when the film is available on home video at the same time it hits theaters, are slowly becoming more common. Adrienne Maxwell wonders if home theater owners are more or less likely to embrace this trend. Continue Reading

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Movies in the theatrical venue aren't the same as they were just a few years ago. To follow the latest news about 3D movies, theatrical moves, box office records and more from the world of Hollywood read this HomeTheaterReview.com Movie News page. No matter what level of a home theater enthusiast you are - the theatrical standard for movie playback is still the ultimate standard for both video (picture) as well as audio including uncompressed surround sound from the makers of Dolby and DTS.

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Dec 20, 2016

Comcast Adds "Enhanced Movie Extras" to Xfinity X1 Platform

Comcast is moving its video-on-demand experience one step closer to the disc experience with the addition of "enhanced movie extras"... Continue Reading
Comcast Adds

Jul 22, 2016

DTS:X Coming to Select Paramount Blu-ray Discs

DTS has announced a partnership with Paramount Home Media Distribution that will bring object-based DTS:X surround soundtracks to select Paramount... Continue Reading
DTS:X Coming to Select Paramount Blu-ray Discs

Jul 04, 2016

10 Great Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs to Begin Your Collection

Are you ready to embrace Ultra HD Blu-ray? We recommend 10 great UHD Blu-ray discs to begin building your collection. Continue Reading
10 Great Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs to Begin Your Collection

Jul 01, 2016

Amazon Now Streaming HDR in Dolby Vision Format

Dolby has announced that Amazon is now streaming some Ultra HD content in the Dolby Vision format. Amazon already streams... Continue Reading
Amazon Now Streaming HDR in Dolby Vision Format

Nov 23, 2015

What Your System Needs to Enjoy Dolby Atmos Today

Thinking about assembling a Dolby Atmos-capable system? Adrienne Maxwell discusses what products you need and what products are available. Continue Reading
What Your System Needs to Enjoy Dolby Atmos Today

Sep 13, 2015

Dolby Teams with Sony Pictures to Release Dolby Vision Titles

Dolby Labs has announced a partnership with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to bring Dolby Vision 4K Ultra HD content to... Continue Reading
Dolby Teams with Sony Pictures to Release Dolby Vision Titles

Feb 15, 2015

Another Round of Dolby Atmos Blu-ray Titles Announced

A few upcoming big-ticket Blu-ray releases are getting the Dolby Atmos treatment, including Unbroken, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay--Part 1, and... Continue Reading
Another Round of Dolby Atmos Blu-ray Titles Announced

Nov 21, 2014

Kaleidescape Adds NBCUniversal Films and TV Shows to Download Store

Kaleidescape continues to increase the content options for its digital download store, securing a licensing deal with NBCUniversal that will... Continue Reading
Kaleidescape Adds NBCUniversal Films and TV Shows to Download Store

Oct 03, 2014

Netflix to Release Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Sequel

Netflix continues its expansion into content creation - this time, moving beyond TV and into feature films. The streaming king... Continue Reading
Netflix to Release Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Sequel

Aug 25, 2014

The Incredible Shrinking Release Date

Remember when you had to wait a year for a home video release? Today, release windows have shrunk to almost no time at all, and Brandon Eberhart wonders if this is good or bad for the movie industry. Continue Reading
The Incredible Shrinking Release Date

Aug 07, 2014

Redbox Cuts Back

It seems like Redbox sprung up out of nowhere, filling gas station parking lots and supermarkets with robotic versions of... Continue Reading
Redbox Cuts Back

Apr 28, 2014

Yahoo Getting Into TV

Like Netflix, Yahoo is getting into the original programming game. The winners? All of us, as this means more original... Continue Reading
Yahoo Getting Into TV

Apr 27, 2014

Breaking Bad Complete Box Set

Jonesing for more Breaking Bad but can wait until Better Call Saul premieres? Then Sony has something for you- the... Continue Reading
Breaking Bad Complete Box Set

Dec 12, 2013

Weinstein Company To Provide Films For PRIMA Cinema

The Weinstein Company has just announced that it will be releasing its films for PRIMA Cinema, the day-and-date alternative to... Continue Reading
Weinstein Company To Provide Films For PRIMA Cinema

Sep 02, 2013

Can the Super Ticket Ease Tensions Between Movie Studios and Theater Chains?

There is a new offer coming to movie theaters - the Super Ticket. The ticket includes a lot of treats with admission to a movie at a theater, including a copy of the movie. Is this brilliance or desperation? Continue Reading
Can the Super Ticket Ease Tensions Between Movie Studios and Theater Chains?

Jul 29, 2013

If Smaller Films Aren't in Cinemas, Where Are They?

Blockbusters dominate the movie houses, but what if you don't want them to dominate your home theater. Where do you go to find an alternative to the big-budget tentpole movie. Pierce O'Toole offers some options. Continue Reading
If Smaller Films Aren't in Cinemas, Where Are They?

Oct 16, 2012

Parasound to Partner with Indie Film

Parasound has joined forces with Andrew Robinson to provide equipment for his new film Love in Training. However, this isn't the first time Parasound has worked with a film production. Continue Reading
Parasound to Partner with Indie Film

Sep 18, 2012

Kaleidescape Introduces Exclusive Leonard Maltin Recommends Collection of Movies

Kaleidescape has partnered with the film critic Leonard Maltin to bring a unique film collection to Kaleidescape owners, curated by Maltin himself. Leonard Maltin will offer his own commentary on forgotten classics and great modern films. Continue Reading
Kaleidescape Introduces Exclusive Leonard Maltin Recommends Collection of Movies

Aug 27, 2012

Bowers & Wilkins To Provide Production and Post-Production Tools for Indie Film Love In Training

Bowers & Wilkins have jumped onto a unique proposition by filmmaker Andrew Robinson. The speaker company will offer their speakers to be used in the making of Robinson's next feature film, Love in Training. Continue Reading
Bowers & Wilkins To Provide Production and Post-Production Tools for Indie Film Love In Training

Aug 20, 2012

The Complete Viewer Experience -How I Plan To Make My Next Film With Home Theater Equipment and You

Managing Editor Andrew Robinson is embarking on the process of making his second feature film. But this time around, he's planning on never-before-tried method that will involve the audience and home theater gear. Continue Reading
The Complete Viewer Experience -How I Plan To Make My Next Film With Home Theater Equipment and You

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