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Apr 11, 2008
Even though the Sony PlayStation 3 is the best Blu-ray player currently available, it still has some outstanding issues which haunt its ambitions to be loved by all.One more of those issues is being...
Apr 11, 2008
Following the example of Best Buy, Circuit City, and WalMart, Amazon.com is now offering those who purchased HD DVD players and HD DVD add-on drives for the Xbox 360 a $50 gift certificate toward a...
Apr 09, 2008
Gift Shop merchant Amazon.com offers some of the best prices available on DVDs and high definition Blu-ray discs, either online or in retail stores.Some thought that with the end of the HD DVD...
Apr 07, 2008
Blog site EngadgetHD is reporting that Wal-Mart is offering refunds on HD DVD players purchased after November 1, 2008. They reference an article in the Wall Street Journal that says the same...
Apr 07, 2008
I Am LegendWarner Home Video100 Minutes (Theatrical Version)104 minutes (Alternate Version)List Price: $35.99 (Check Price at Amazon.com)Available 3/18/2008Additional Movie Details...
Mar 20, 2008
Sony Pictures has announced that they will be releasing two movies on the Blu-ray high definition disc format in April that will contain BD-Live functionality.On April 8th, Sony Pictures Home...
Mar 19, 2008
Back on January 23rd, I mentioned in my Journal article Some Ideas to Get HD DVD Owners to Help Blu-ray in Its Struggle Against DVD for Mainstream Acceptance that there was speculation floating...
Mar 11, 2008
Independent movie studio Lionsgate announced yesterday that they will be including a digital copy on select DVD and Blu-ray releases of their upcoming movies.The debut releases of this new offering...
Mar 04, 2008
Rounding out our coverage of the HD DVD high definition disc format and its demise, the Wall Street Journal has interviewed Toshiba chief executive Atsutoshi Nishida about the format's final months,...
Feb 28, 2008
DVD Rental kiosk service Redbox has announced that recent agreements with Walgreens (a drugstore chain) and WalMart will result in many more of its red kiosks across the country. Each fully...
Feb 21, 2008
When Toshiba conceded defeat in the high definition format war on Tuesday, it didn't take long for longtime HD DVD stalwart Universal Pictures to announce their intention to produce discs on the...
Feb 21, 2008
No ReservationsWarner Home Video104 minutesList Price: $35.99 (Check Price at Amazon.com)Available 2/12/2008Additional Movie Details  TheatricalThis Disc Video Format: 35mm 1080p VC-1Aspect...
Feb 19, 2008
An article in Home Media Magazine today quotes a Universal Studios exec as saying that Universal is now focusing on its Blu-ray efforts: "While Universal values the close partnership we have...
Feb 19, 2008
The writing has been on the wall since January 4, 2008, and today, Toshiba has officially announced that it is discontinuing production of HD DVD players and recorders.According to a press release...
Feb 15, 2008
The news just keeps getting worse for the HD DVD camp. In just the past month and a half, there have been enough press releases and news articles written that are bad news for the format that anyone...
Feb 14, 2008
With Blu-ray becoming the HD heir-apparent to DVD home video, it has to deal with four major issues facing it before it can achieve mainstream success. The first two are the price and quality of...
Feb 11, 2008
I've been a big proponent of the HD DVD format, as readers here will know. While the rival Blu-ray format had the better specs on paper, HD DVD had the better players and movies that actually made...
Feb 11, 2008
I'm not sure how many more of these kinds of hits HD DVD can take before it stays on the mat...According to a story by Reuters, Netflix has announced that it will only buy Blu-ray high definition...
Feb 08, 2008
The HD DVD format has taken its share of licks and it's always stayed standing. Repeated pronouncements by the Blu-ray group last year that Blu-ray had won the format war when no such evidence...
Feb 08, 2008
HDNet Movies has announced the high definition premiere of the classic movie Lawrence of Arabia on Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 6:15pm ET. The 1962 movie won seven Academy Awards®, including Best...
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