Monthly Archives: November 2009

Heat discs won by clever readers

 I have posted three copies of Heat on Blu-ray to three readers who undertook my Blu-ray picture quality survey. They were: Shane from the Gold Coast, Des from Queensland, and Simon Hewlett from Calwell, ACT, not far from where I … Continue reading

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Correction on Yamaha RX-V465 review

I reviewed a bunch of reasonably low cost home theatre receivers a little while back, and this was published in Sound and Image magazine. Despite them all costing well under a thousand dollars, the feature sets and performance of all … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice

Some months ago Scott Fitzgerald, the Gadget Guy’s Web Master, mentioned to me a ‘jarring “dual quality” of image’ on this wonderful two disc Blu-ray release of the 1995 TV mini-series version of Pride and Prejudice. It’s taken me awhile … Continue reading

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An American Werewolf on Blu-ray

Here’s another Blu-ray vs DVD comparison: An American Werewolf in London. Oddly, reviews seem to overlook the marked graininess of the Blu-ray, but it is nonetheless a huge improvement over the DVD. Here’s a sample:

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