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  1. Home Theater Gaming
    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is now available on-demand and soon to ship on Blu-ray. While movies are a great way to enjoy the Star Wars universe, so are video games. There is certainly no shortage of Star Wars themed games to choose from, especially if you include legacy titles. In this...
  2. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Things are moving quickly due to the coronavirus pandemic, and home entertainment will play a part in allowing people to social distance without going crazy. Today, Universal Studios announced that a selection of current theatrical release movies will become available to view on-demand at home...
  3. Xbox Area
    Hi there, Just thinking about getting The Last Jedi for the Xbox one. It's single player and we're used to all the multi player options on Star Wars Battlefront original and 2 - just enjoying the Battlefront 2 EA account options at the moment with my 11 year old. Should we get it? Is it...
  4. Video Download Services & Hardware
    November 12th is right around the corner. Do the big streaming boys need to be worried? As much as I don't want another pay service I will probably break down and pay the Mouse. http://whatsondisneyplus.com https://prelaunchhelp.disneyplus.com/hc/en-us
  5. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    It's no secret that Disney planned to launch its own streaming service. What was unknown until today is what the service would be called. It's Disney+ . While one has to wonder if the world really needs another streaming service, it's getting one from Disney and the name of the new...
  6. Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews
    During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion in  Solo: A Star Wars Story . The Review at a Glance: (max score: 5 ) Film:Extras:Audio/UHD Video total rating: ( Max score...
  7. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    When Patrick Williams (jedi1982) and his wife decided to build a new house in Nixa, MO (the home town of fictional superspy Jason Bourne, as it happens), they decided to include a dedicated home theater in the plan. Patrick has been an audio and home-theater geek most of his life. He started...
  8. Xbox Area
    Are you a gamer who loves the Star Wars universe? Do you long to experience adventures in a galaxy far, far away? If so, you are in luck because Star Wars Battlefront II is the first Battlefront game to include a campaign. The series originally launched in 2004 and has seen several successful...
  9. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    You've probably already heard the chatter, but now the deal is done. Disney is buying 21st Century Fox, or at least most of it, for $52.4 billion in stock. By any standard, this is a huge development in the world of entertainment. For its investment, Disney will gain the vast majority of...
  10. AVS Forum® Podcasts
    On the 40th anniversary of the theatrical release of Star Wars , 3-time Academy Award-winning re-recording mixer Mike Minkler talks about his work on that seminal movie. Topics include how he first got hired to work on the sound, the process of pre-mixing various sound elements, the first use...
  11. Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion
    After the disappointment of Star Wars: The Force Awakens ( see my review here ), I wasn't very hopeful about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which is set in the same universe as the mega-saga started by George Lucas in 1977. On the other hand, I was glad to see that Disney, which bought Lucasfilm...
  12. Blu-ray Software
    They fit nicely in a stocking or stack up perfectly for wrapping, making Blu-ray movies a great gift-giving option. New-release films are always sought after around the holidays, but they're also a bit of a gamble since the receiver won't yet know if they even like it. So why not look at getting...
  13. Latest Industry News
    With Rogue One set to hit theaters in a week, what better time for Lucasfilm to start releasing information about Star Wars Episode VIII? Principle photography for the next full Star Wars film finished this summer with the next movie scheduled for release Dec. 15, 2017. But what will it be...
  14. Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews
    Ralph Potts reviews Episode VII of Star Wars, the latest installment in one of the most successful, popular, and entertaining film franchises in cinematic history. The Review at a Glance: (max score: 5 ) Film:Extras:Audio/Video total rating: ( Max score: 100 ) 97 Details: Studio...
  15. Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews
    Arriving early on Digital HD April 1, 2016 Bring it home on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD on April 5, 2016 Including new in-depth bonus features offering fans the chance to experience more! BURBANK, Calif. (March 3, 2016)—Star Wars: The Force Awakens shattered box office records upon its...
  16. Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion
    Unless you have no access to modern media—in which case, you wouldn't be reading this—you know what a juggernaut the new Star Wars movie is. It shattered all sorts of box-office records in its opening weekend with over $500 million in ticket sales worldwide, half of which was in North America...
  17. Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion
    The Walt Disney Studios announced today that Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be presented in Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) and Dolby Atmos sound at Dolby Cinema locations as well as the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, CA, when it opens on December 18, 2015. There are currently eight...
  18. Latest Industry News
     Disney joins the premium online content-delivery fray with a service called Disney Movies Anywhere. According to the company, the launch of the new cloud-based service coincides with the early online-only release of Frozen, its latest animated blockbuster.   The new service utilizes a...
  19. Latest Industry News
    According to the Hollywood Reporter , 20th Century Fox has retained the rights to the first six movies and will own Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope forever. This pretty much crushes any chance of owning an unedited version of the original trilogy. But there is a shred of hope. Are...
  20. Latest Industry News
     A mere hour after the sale of LucasFilm to Disney for $4.4 billion has been announced, it's already clear that this day will live in infamy.    The internet's immediate reactions to this surprising bit of news have been intense and passionate. Many have been too good not to share, so here...
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