John Sciacca is one of the principals of Custom Theater and Audio in Myrtle Beach, SC.
With a Rotten Tomatoes score of only 31 percent, I didn’t go into Passengers with high expectations. I mean, I wanted to enjoy the movie, but it seemed to be cursed by the general, “Meh” from many who viewed it. Well, after three viewings I have to say that not only does the Ultra HD Blu-ray look and sound terrific, I really enjoyed the movie.
I just finished reading Henry Clifford’s blog, “Do Your Clients Get Your Mobile Number?” He used the initials CRM throughout, and I’ll admit to Googling what it stands for. When I think about companies that would use something like this, I picture big corporations, not companies like mine. But w...
You can click to buy, you can visit a big box retailer, or you can visit a specialist. Obviously, as specialists, we would prefer that people go that route. Recently I had the opportunity to use all three options and thought I’d share my experience here.
Even though soundbars are no longer a new product category, it has taken me a little while to find my flow when it came to the best way to fit them into our product mix. But with their lower price points and much simpler/lower cost installation they also have opened up a whole new world of customers for us.
The Ultra HD Blu-ray copy of Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk is sourced from full 4K material and runs at 60 fps, representing the current reference for video quality and absolute state of the art of home cinema.
that is going on in the world, with all the strife and in-fighting filling the
news and airwaves, sometimes we just need a triumphant, feel-good story where
we can sit back and celebrate the goodness of people coming together for a
common good. Sully is that movie.
There are a couple of things that make the Ultra HD Jason Bourne release noteworthy. First, this disc is full-blown, real-deal 4K, having been filmed in a variety of 2.8K, 4K, 6K and 16/35 millimeter film formats, with the transfer taken from a 4K Digital Intermediate, and the detail and resolution make it onto the screen.
If you queried a random sampling of people, my guess is that most of them would say they were generally honest and law-abiding. Likely they would never think of walking into a Best Buy or Walmart and stuffing a Blu-ray or DVD into their jacket pocket and leaving without paying, even if they knew they would get away with it. However, that is essentially what millions of people do every year when it...
This is the second pairing between director Peter Berg and actor Mark Wahlberg, a team that is carving out quite a niche by focusing on recreating actual events for the big screen. Here they tackle what happened back in 2010 on the Deepwater Horizon exploration platform.
With 2.5 million square feet of show floor space, there is just too much eye-candy at the International Consumer Electronics Show to cover everything in a single post. In my first part (click here to read) I covered some video-centric items like LG’s OLED, Sony’s CLEDIS, HDMI version 2.1, and Dolby Vision.
The full BP900 speaker family
BP9060 Bipolar Tower Speaker
A close up of the base of Definitive Technology’s BP9060 and its height-channel module
The iconic Definitive Technology logo.
Looking down at the Definitive Technology BP9060 Bipolar Tower Speaker
An example of the BP9060 speaker towers at home.
The CS9080 component center channel speaker
The back panel of the CS9080
A width up shot of the CS9080
The A90 component height modules
The A90 height module integrated with the BP9060 tower speaker
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