Entries Tagged as 'Blu-ray Titles'

Lionsgate To Master In Dolby Vision, Atmos Formats

June 17th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Hollywood studio Lionsgate said Thursday that it will begin mastering some of its content for the Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) format and Dolby Atmos object-based surround sound. Dolby has now enlisted five studios to back its Dolby Vision HDR platform and seven to pledge support for Dolby Atmos surround sound. The announcement […]

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Basse: Theaters Will Need To Catch Up To HDR TVs

June 15th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K Front Projection, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDR, News, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Virtual Reality

  Hanno Basse, Fox Filmed Entertainment (FFE) Chief Technology Officer and chairman of the Ultra HD Alliance, said 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment continues to push the envelope on production of 4K Ultra HD content with high dynamic range (HDR), but the creative license of filmmakers using the format can sometimes be limited by the […]

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Philips Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Gets `Creed’ Bundle

June 13th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, News, UHDTV

  Anyone who buys a new Philips branded Ultra HD Blu-ray player, being released to stores later this month by P&F USA, will receive an Ultra HD Blu-ray copy of “Creed,” the latest installment of the “Rocky” saga from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. When the Philips BDP7501 Ultra HD Blu-ray player goes on sale at […]

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Review: `Deadpool’ Delivers In Ultra HD Blu-ray

June 3rd, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Disc Reviews, Full HD 1080p, HDR, Surround Sound, UHDTV

As movies based on comic book franchises go these days, Deadpool was a breath of fresh air. Loaded with irreverent one-liners, and often breaking the fourth wall to speak directly to the audience to poke fun at itself, comic book movies, the actors and even the studio, the movie succeeds as both a very funny […]

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Ultra HD Blu-ray Heads Up: Handshakes Can Cause Headaches

May 11th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, News, UHDTV

  Chalk this up to new tech growing pains, and take it as a heads-up to early Ultra HD Blu-ray  and 4K TV adopters: Recently, HD Guru received a letter from a distressed reader who had purchased Samsung’s UHD-K8500 Ultra HD Blu-ray player to go with a new Philips (U.K. version 49PUS7809/12) 4K Ultra HD […]

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Review: UHD Blu-ray `The Revenant’ Paints Harrowing Tale With Light

May 6th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Disc Reviews, HDR, Product Reviews, Review, Surround Sound, UHDTV

The Ultra HD Blu-ray format is only a couple of months old, and already we have an impressive body of about 30 discs carrying 3840×2160 resolution images supported by strikingly realistic contrast, detail and color through the use of the new tool (for the home at least) of high dynamic range (HDR). The Revenant, which […]

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Samsung UBD-K8500 Earns 1st `Premium’ Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Status

May 3rd, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, HDR, News, UHDTV

Updated! Samsung Electronics said Tuesday that its Ultra HD Blu-ray player, model UBD-K8500, has officially earned the UHD Premium Certification from the UHD Alliance (UHDA). The new certification, introduced in April 2016, is granted to Ultra HD Blu-ray players that comply with performance standards for resolution, high dynamic range (HDR), peak luminance, black levels and […]

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Horror Classic To See Ultra HD Blu-ray Release With Auro-3D

April 20th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  Gore fanatics will soon be able to have their macabre fantasies splattered across their 4K Ultra HD big screens while listening on up to 13.1-channel surround sound systems with the pending release of horror classic The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on Ultra HD Blu-ray disc. The title will be one of the first Ultra HD […]

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