Dec 022014
 
Thew Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #149

I actually managed to get a podcast done not only less than two weeks from the previous one (a miracle in and of itself as of late) but I set my own record by having it done in just over two hours! Hopefully this bodes well for future episodes. In this episodes, Sony got hacked […]

Nov 212014
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #148

Somehow we ended up with a bit of a short show this time. Of course, that’s what happens when Chrome blows up and the RSS plugin that I was using decides to crash with it. Disney tries for device ubiquity, Miyazaki comes to Blu-ray, fourth Toy Story film on the way, Episode VII title is somewhat […]

Nov 062014
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #147

Hello, I’m a total slacker – not by choice, but the fact that I skipped posting the last two podcasts doesn’t bode very well. Regardless… Roku comes to Google TV with a free movie, TV “smooth motion” finds a new enemy, Marvel makes a lot of new movie announcements, Alamo Drafthouse shows their support for 35mm, […]

Sep 192014
 
The Last Tinker: City of Colors (Review)

“A kid’s platformer” might be the best way describe The Last Tinker: City of Colors by German game developers Mimimi Productions and LOOT Entertainment. Blending elements from classic platformers like Ratchet & Clank, Okami, and Banjo Kazooie, Tinker aims to bring a platforming world of brilliant color that’s accessible to everyone, including the youngest gamers. You […]

Sep 182014
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Postcast #144

IT’S RANT TIME! Actually, it’s not a rant as much as it’s putting an arrogant listener (or most likely a “former listener”) in his place. In other news, plasma is effectively dead, high-capacity Blu-rays in 2015 will hold UHD movies, Tivo goes Mega, HBO Go without a cable subscription is getting closer, Guardians of the Galaxy […]

Sep 042014
 
Convert 3D Blu-ray for Roku, Google Cardboard, or Oculus Rift

One of the benefits to Google Cardboard, Oculus Rift, and similar phone-based headsets is stereoscopic 3D. As a big supporter of stereoscopic 3D, I’ve already been playing with converting my 3D Blu-rays – yes, Hollywood, I own them – to side-by-side 3D files that I can play from my Plex server through my Roku onto my 3D TV. […]

Aug 282014
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #143

Oh, yeah! There’s a lot of white powder around my studio. It’s probably not what you think it is, though. The biggest news is that the unaltered, original Star Wars trilogy is likely to be heading to Blu-ray in 2015! This is fantastic news for those of us who hold the pre-Special Editions so dearly. The […]

Aug 152014
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #142

O Captain! My Captain! rise up and hear the bells… I say goodbye to two Hollywood legends, Best Buy is about to shove UHD TV awareness in your face, Guardians and TMNT makes lots of money on their opening weekends, Babylon 5 will return, Batman V. Superman will no longer contend with Captain America 3, Martin Scorsese makes the case to keep […]