The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #172

I skipped another one. Oy. So be it. You really should be subscribing on iTunes, TuneIn, or on various Android podcast apps anyway. Just sayin’…. Anyway, Mark Hamill loves his secrets, Sony surprises the world by stopping Betamax tape production, more UHD Blu-rays are announced, lots of Furious movies are on the way, MST3K returns, I […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #169

Sony finally will release a remote for PS4, Roku announces the Roku 4, The Wire and Pan fail miserably, upcoming Batman movie could be rated R, sexism in Hollywood will be investigated, some BTTF 30th anniversary tie-ins, and more! – PlayStation 4 universal media remote is up for pre-order – Roku 4 has been announced […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #165

  Yay! I missed putting up info for #164. This is not surprising at this point. :/ In this episode The Fantastic Four blame game has started with Josh Trank implying that Fox is responsible for its failure, Sony’s upcoming lineup isn’t inspiring, Monty Python and the Holy Grail is coming back to theaters, Ready Player One […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #161

As much as I love film for its ubiquity, permanence (when stored properly), and overall quality, it’s not a miracle drug. One cinematographer acts like it is and then has the misfortune of bringing video games into the argument. Oh, dear. That’s a bad idea when I’m around. Now you know my rant for this […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #157

I did. I skipped another one. I’m kind of an idiot that way. NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH TUNEIN RADIO !       Show Notes: – FCC filing shows that new Roku players are forthcoming (Update since show: They’re here! More in the next show.) – Samsung’s latest flagship TV to start at $6,500 – That Michael […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Postcast #155

Yes, I skipped a few episodes here. Sorry about that; however, you should be checking out my official podcast site or subscribing through iTunes anyway. (I’m working on adding more streaming options for those who don’t like or can’t run iTunes.) Also, I’ve decided that I’m going to start posting show notes here as well as on widescreen.org […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #152

Lots of new products were announced at CES 2015, but one of the most exciting for me is that ultra-HD content will soon be available on Blu-ray! Yes, you’ll need a new player to read the 100 GB discs, but this is the big thing that most US households (86% according to Akamai) need to […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]