Jul 312016
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #188

You San Diego Comic-Con roundup is here! Well, kind of. I don’t cover everything obviously. A lot of trailers were released, and some trailers were still hidden away from the public, which is bullsh*t. And also VHS is dead. Long live VHS. – A Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Upgrade Story – Suicide Squad is tracking for a […]

Jul 142016
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #187

– Replacements for Wrath of Khan retail discs will have UPCs with yellow backgrounds – Ultra HD disc sales are doing better than expected as disc haters weep – New UHD TVs from Sony will start off below $1,000 – Panasonic will offer a new UHD BD player that caters to audiophiles – This chart […]

Jun 112016
 
The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #185

Unfortunately, this show starts off in a very melancholy manner due to a personal tragedy that happened: a close friend committed suicide. This is one of those things that you always think will happen to someone else. Sadly, it can happen to anyone. Always be alert, friends. Don’t take anything for granted. Tell your friends […]

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 […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #182

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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 […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #181

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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 […]