4K Ultra HD

Fox celebrates “Independence Day” in style

April 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Roland Emmerich’s scifi spectacle Independence Day hand in hand with the theatrical release of the film’s sequel in June. The highlight the celebration, Fox is bringing [...]

“Pride + Prejudice + Zombies” arrive in May

March 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has unveiled a release date for their upcoming release of Pride + Prejudice + Zombies, bringing the undead re-imagining of the classic story by Jane Austen to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray and DVD in May. A zombie outbreak has [...]

Belated Thoughts about CES 2016

February 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

The exhibits have long been dismantled and shipped home. Weary journalists have re-scattered across the globe. Las Vegas is already welcoming the next trade assemblage into its glittering arms. With the exception of print magazines awaiting their lead [...]

Deep Catalog Blu-ray Wish List for 2016

December 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

As 2015 shrinks in the rear view mirror, the home entertainment community welcomes 2016 with both optimism and ambivalence. Sure, there’s great excitement over the launch of yet another disc-based format, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray. 4K Blu promises greater [...]

Pulling the 4K Trigger on Black Friday

November 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

The fever starts just after Halloween. At first, it’s a vague, nondescript but growing yen. Within a few weeks, the hunger amplifies to a fathomless intensity. But while Thanksgiving is supposed to slake any magnitude of nutritional deprivation, no [...]

Samsung and Fox first to release Ultra HD Blu-Ray

September 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

While it is not surprising that Samsung is among the first consumer electronic companies to throw their weight behind the new Ultra HD Blu-Ray format with hardware to support the medium, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment’s move is a bit more [...]

Ultra HD Blu-ray: What if they threw a format and nobody came?

August 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

On Monday, August 24th, the Blu-ray Disc Association officially started licensing the Ultra HD Blu-ray spec to consumer electronics manufacturers and content providers. As a home entertainment collector, I should be jumping for joy. The fruition of [...]
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