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March 2007

Just Friends (DVD) Review

A somewhat hilarious and charming romantic comedy, Just Friends explores the innermost depths of the infamous “friend zone” of male/female relationships. Directed by Roger Kumble, the brains behind the widely lauded film Cruel Intentions (1999), the

February 2007

The New World (DVD) Review

Directed and written by Terrence Malick, the talented artist behind The Thin Red Line (1998), great anticipation surrounded the release of The New World. The project was bold and ambitious enough to peak one’s interest, but unfortunately, the film cou.

HDTV - DVD Just Got More Interesting

With the reduction in prices for HDTVs and the release of high-definition DVD players, ala HD-DVD and Blu-ray, the whole market is seeing an upsurge in activity. But sorting out all the options can be confusing. Here are some simple guidelines to help ...

Special Events Recording in DVD Players&#39 Age

The proliferation of portable DVD players has dramatically changed the videography approach.Digital era prompted people to make critical choices. Videotapes' life came to an end as the DVDs and DVD players appeared and replaced them by and large. ...

Recordable DVD Primer

Picking your way through the ton of information available on recordabel, or DVD can be a nightmare. To help you out, we've done our best to distill it into this summary.There are five recordable versions of DVD; DVD-R for General, DVD-R for Author...

Friends (Season 4) DVD Review

Winner of numerous critical awards and a perrenial fan favorite, Friends dominated the era of "must-see-TV" on NBC. Following the lives of six New York City friends in their late-twenties - Monica Geller (Courteney Cox), Phoebe Buffay (Lisa ...

Sideways (DVD) Review

Nominated for five Academy Awards, and winner of Best Screenplay adapted from an outside source, Sideways turned out to be one of the surprise blockbusters of 2004. Based on the Rex Pickett novel of the same name, Sideways is a clever comedy about win...

January 2007

Recordable DVD formats explained

Picking your way through the ton of information available on recordable DVD formats can be a nightmare. To help you out, we've done our best to distill it into this summary.There are five recordable versions of DVD; DVD-R for General, DVD-R for Au...

Frasier (Season 3) DVD Review

One of the most celebrated TV series of its time, Frasier follows the life of the popular Cheers character, Dr. Frasier Crane. The entire course of the show usually takes place in three settings: Frasier’s radio studio where he works alongside produce.

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (DVD) Review

Hands down, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation is the best Christmas-themed comedy ever filmed. Personally, I make it habit to watch this movie about ten million times between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve. Even after seeing the film so many ...

Trend of TV Shows on DVD

What's the best way to watch an entire day of "Friends"? Or the first season of "Magnum P.I."? How about hours upon hours of "Knight Rider," "24" and "The Sopranos"?From swish soirees to simply rot...

Is Online DVD Rental or Pay-Per-View the Best Way to Get Your Movies?

With renting methods such as online DVD rental and pay-per-view, it seems almost old-fashioned to go to the rental store. But with all the different ways to get the latest movies, which way is the best? Well, that depends on what is important to you. H...

Must Love Dogs (DVD) Review

One of the least appreciated films of 2005 is Must Love Dogs, an upbeat romantic comedy about two recent divorcees. Directed and adapted to screen by Gary David Goldberg, veteran TV writer for such shows as MASH and Family Ties, the film offers a numb...

How to Convert VHS to DVD with a DVD Recorder

When preserving your favorite movies or memories, the standard used to be VHS video tapes. But with the advancement of DVD technology, the advantages of DVDs proved to outweigh those of VCR tapes. Video tapes can wear out over time, becoming bent, dama...

Two More Aces for HD DVD: Intel and Microsoft

Microsoft and Intel have gone public with their decision to join the HD DVD Supporters. Why this sudden change of stance after months of neutrality in this battle? How have they become from technology providers for both groups, sustainers of the HD DVD...

Dawson's Creek (Season 5) DVD Review

During its six-year run, Dawson's Creek was nominated for 12 Teen Choice Awards, making it one of the most successful original programs in WB network history. Taking place in the fictional location of Capeside, Massachusetts, the series was actua...

Meet The Fockers (DVD) Review

Arguably the best comedy of 2004, Meet The Fockers is a hilarious, humor-filled marathon. Screenwriters Greg Glienna and Mary Ruth Clarke (who should have received Oscars for their flawless penmanship of Meet The Parents) turn in another blockbuster m...

Toshiba Wins Hollywood Support for the HD DVD format

What led them to this choice, as all four studios stated separately, is better performance for the price and copyright protection.The other standard in competition, the Blu-ray disc, unconditionally backed by Sony Pictures Entertainment, is also counti...

For the Movie Watcher Who Can't Get Enough

You love movies. That's obvious or you wouldn't be here. You've got a good system where you can watch your movies. That's also obvious. Now comes the fun part, what do you watch? Because you've seen so many movies, the local mo...

Guide to DVD Authoring

DVD Authoring is the process of collecting various content assets such as video, audio, photographs, subtitles, and menus, connecting them together and burning them to a master dvd disc. The assets themselves are generated in a variety of applications ...

December 2006

Jesus Of Nazareth (DVD) Review

Since Thomas Edison's invention of the modern cinema, countless filmmakers have endeavored to produce a moving picture that accurately chronicles the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth. Aside from Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ, whi...

Installing a Home Theater

Thinking about installing a home theater system? You're not alone. Home theater is one of the fastest growing areas areas in home entertainment and the advent of DVD recorders means your set-up can now be entirely digital, without an inch of video...

WHY THIS DVD WON'T PLAY IN MY MACHINE ?

WHY THIS DVD WON'T PLAY IN MY MACHINE ?They're supposed to play EVERYTHING! The salesman and the cataloguepromised you that THIS machine can handle DVD's, CD's, MP3's, JPG'sVCD, CD-R's, etc etc etc.But that DVD movie ...

In Her Shoes (DVD) Review

One of the best date films of 2005, In Her Shoes is a dramatic relationship comedy that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Directed by Curtis Hanson, the hand behind such films as 8 Mile (2002), LA Confidential (1997), and The Hand That Rocks The Crad.

DVD Rentals

DVD or Digital Video Discs are similar to compact discs with one major exception; they can store a lot more data than a CD. Initially, a DVD was used for storing data but very few could afford them. DVD's came into the picture early in the 90&#039...

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