The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #197

Holy freakin’ hell, Rogue One is so-o-o-o-o good. The attention to detail is staggering; the story is plausible; the CGI work is gorgeous; the characters that were brought back from the dead (or made to look younger) are …. really not that good. I give my review for Rogue One in this episode. And, yes, I’m still going […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #196

I’m nowhere near as rant-y as I was in the last podcast. I’m finally finishing my 10+ year project to convert my original Star Wars laserdiscs to DVD — you know, the originals where Han shoots first, Jabba isn’t seen until Jedi, and Hayden Christensen is not the ghost of Anakin Skywalker? Yeah, those. And considering that the […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #195

I will admit that I’m a bit more rant-y in this podcast than others, but between the election, the reactions from idiots on both sides, and other things, I guess I needed to vent via my own impeccable logic and common sense. You’ll understand why the title of this particular episode is “Stupid People Doing […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #194

The XBOX One S and NVIDIA Shield TV will support newer audio codecs, Ultra HD TVs will be the majority of the market by 2020, Tim Miller leaves Deadpool 2 over creative differences, Assassin’s Creed gets a worldwide December 21 release date, James Gunn is NOT doing Tron 3, Aquaman will have the heart of a swashbuckler […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast 191

Sony has made one of the biggest blunders they could have possibly made by not including an UltraHD  Blu-ray player with the upcoming PlayStation 4 Pro. Considering that the significantly weaker XBox One S is cheaper and has a UHD BD player included, Sony could not have possibly made a dumber mistake. Last year, Akamai, […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #190

2016 is being ruthless. It’s showing absolutely no mercy. Since the first few weeks in January, 2016 has been taking away beloved and legendary entertainers. Unfortunately, that streak continues with the death of Gene Wilder. We all grew up with Willy Wonka and even those who don’t particularly like the movie know enough of it to […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Widescreen.org Movie and Media Podcast #186

– PlayStation Vue is now on the Roku – Batman v Superman is the first title to get a triple-layer, 100GB UHD Blu-ray – China has pushed Warcraft to be the highest grossing videogame movie ever – Captain America: Civil War is the first 2016 movie to cross $400M domestically – Obituary: Star Trek actor […]

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 […]