How did 20th Century Fox celebrate the new Blu-ray edition of Avatar, an epic tale of love, greed, and survival set in the wondrous jungles of Pandora? They gave a housewife a buncha Blu-ray discs and said, "make a mosaic."
In many ways, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind marks the birth of Hayao Miyazaki's Studio Ghibli. And now that it's out on Blu-Ray, it looks like a whole new movie. Twitch's Ard Vijn reviews the Blu-Ray release.
People sometimes put down Space: 1999 for looking cheap and nasty — but after you see how much cooler it looks in a restored HD version, you'll want to watch it all over again. More comparisons below.
Kaleidescape, the multi-room home movie server that Bruce Wayne would totally use if he had any time to watch movies, has tweaked its UI and added Blu-ray support with the M500 and M300 players. But there's a catch.
I love a good high-def movie, and Blu-ray players are sweet. Only they're so feature rich, the discs themselves are an afterthought—DOA or relegated to a niche format reserved for the finest films.
Even though the blank media companies have been touting 200GB Blu-ray discs for years, mostly as part of the psy-ops war against HD-DVD, the largest discs today's players and burners can handle are dual-layer 50GB blanks that burn at up to 8x. A new 450 mw blue laser diode unveiled by Sanyo, however, will enable…
CDs and DVDs tend not to last long in my house... but since I just fling them in a pile in the cupboard, that's entirely my fault. The Sanwa CD-RE1AT might be just the ticket, though: it works on 8cm or 12cm CDs, DVDs and BDs. With a push of a button it removes dust, fingerprints and "oily spots" from discs, and with…