May 212016
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #184

I really need to stop podcasting in the wee hours of the morning. I’m normally in stupid mode, but when sleep deprivation kicks in the stupid goes into overdrive. – Philips-branded 4K UHD BD player will ship in June – NVIDIA upgrades their SHIELD Android TV to HDR and UHC 60p with new streaming options […]

May 052016
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #183

– This podcast is now available on Google Play – Samsung’s UltraHD Blu-ray player gets UHD Alliance certification – Rumor: Hulu appears to be getting ready for their own cable bundle – Lionsgate movies are now available to rent on Steam – J.J. Abrams defends The Screening Room – Captain America: Civil War dominates the […]

Apr 242016
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #182

– Amazon Prime streaming is now available as a monthly subscription – The Wrath of Khan: Director’s Cut is coming to Blu-ray in June – Roku’s new streaming stick is the most powerful device of its kind out there but still can’t do UHD – Amazon’s BvS collectors packs are not cheap – choose Batman […]

Apr 022016
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #181

The previous weekend certainly was interesting. I did see Batman v Superman and frankly – I liked it! No, it wasn’t a fantastic movie, but it wasn’t awful either. What I do find more intriguing is the fact that the critics hated the movie, and I’m convinced that they hate the public for liking the movie. […]

How to add forced subtitles to Blu-ray .mkv files

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Mar 022016
 
How to add forced subtitles to Blu-ray .mkv files

(I write this article in total defiance of the idiots at the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) as well as Advanced Access Content System (AACS LA) for shutting down SlySoft, the makers of DVD and Blu-ray ripper AnyDVD HD, which as usual has been accused of being a pirating tool regardless of its beneficial […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #178

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Feb 142016
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #178

He’s one of the more important characters in the original Star Wars. Although his presence on-screen only lasted a few seconds, he role was arguably critical. He’s the pilot who initially refused to take Luke and Obi-wan to Alderaan but seemed to suggest the big, furry guy behind him – a fateful decision that forever altered […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #177

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Feb 012016
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #177

To hell with that idiotic football game or the inconsiderate followers of said football game who can’t resist flooding everyone’s Facebook and Twitter feeds when they should be watching the f**king game instead; and to hell with The Walking Dead, too. (Yes, I went there.) It’s DEADPOOL MONTH! Oh, right, there’s a romance-related thing this month, too. […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #176

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Jan 182016
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #176

What the hell, 2016? What is your gripe against British entertainment legends who are at or near 69 years old? Did England wrong you in a previous year or something? Knock it off! [EDIT: Only a few hours after posting this, we learned that Glenn Frey, guitarist and founding member of The Eagles has died. This […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #175

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Jan 052016
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #175

The new year is upon us and The Force Awakens continues to crush more and more records. It would seem that J.J. Abrams’ fears about reaching $1.5 billion globally were unfounded. The Revenant and The Hateful Eight do very well in their limited releases, Star Wars matte paintings are still amazing, new Doctor Strange photos are released, […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #174

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Dec 242015
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #174

There no doubt about it – Star Wars has returned, and it breaking box office records left and right. I’m not going to give it a full review because I generally don’t do reviews, but I have to say that I loved it. Yes, it borrows very heavily from the original Star Wars (I’m not calling it A New […]