The netherlands eurovision 2011

The netherlands eurovision 2011

Meanwhile, NPD says that 42% of the consumers theyve surveyed say that theyre somewhat interested in watching 3D movies at home. On top of this, a survey conducted by the International 3D Society says that 60% of adults in their poll say they have yet to watch a film in 3D, either at home or in a theatre. But hey if you DO dig 3D, Oakley is making their own cool 150 3D glasses, themed to Disneys new Tron Legacy. Heres what they look like. One caveat theyre passive/polarized lenses, currently for select theatrical use only, not home 3D use. However according to Oakleys press release, theyre working with manufacturers of passive systems for possible future home 3D compatibility. Whats the message in all this 3D news? 3D is probably here to stay, but its going to be a LOOOOOONG, slow road to widespread adoption. Read more via the linked stories at Home Media. Finally this morning, weve been getting a number of reports from Sony Blu-ray player owners who say theyre having problems playing Foxs Alien Anthology discs. Specifically, they can play the first disc fine, but the Disc Unbound or Mother Mode option seems to be choking their players when they try to switch to another disc from the set. If youre having problems with this or ANY Blu-ray title, be sure to contact your players customer support service ASAP. The more people who contact them quickly when having a problem, the faster these issues can be resolved via new firmware updates. Youll find Sonys here, Oppos here, Panasonics here, Samsungs here etc a quick web search can uncover all the rest. All right, back later. Stay Im sure there will be Battlestar fans who are disappointed at the breaking news that Syfy has decided not to renew its BSG – prequel series Caprica for a second season. See reports here, here and here. But I have to be honest, for my part as an admittedly HUGE Battlestar fan, and say that mostly my own disappointment is that I just didnt like the series better. Some fans have said that Caprica should have been a war story, like Galactica was, but thats not my problem with it. Caprica was certainly an audacious effort on the part of its writers and producers to present a culturally and morally complex, intriguing world a backstory worth of Galactica. But as I said in my recent review of Universals Caprica: Season 0 on DVD, my own issue with the show and its a BIG one is that I just didnt like any of its characters. Now, its not necessarily required for a viewer to like all of shows characters, but you DO need some kind of emotional investment by an audience for the drama to really matter. And its been terribly hard to become invested in these people, because few seem to have any redeeming qualities. Youve got industrialists screwing each other over, lawyers working for mob bosses, thug enforcers, teens-turned-terrorist, a religious zealot with delusions of grandeur, an emotionally frail mother in mourning and a couple of dead girls playing ninja in the Caprican equivalent of the Matrix these arent exactly the kind of people who inspire likability. Apparently, the remaining episodes of the show will now be aired early in 20 Universal had just today announced the DVD release of Caprica: Season 5 on 12/21 one wonders now if that will be delayed until after the episodes air, and if the studio will even bother with a Blu-ray release. Well try to find out. Thankfully, Syfy has already greenlit work on another new prequel, Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome, which will follow the adventures of a young William Adama as a Viper pilot during the first Cylon War. Inspired, no doubt, by the flashback scenes in Razor. Yes, thats a war so Battlestar fans might warm up to it a little better. Personally though, I just REALLY hope that Caprica s producers learn the key lesson in all this. Next time, lets have at least a couple likable characters. Please? Okay, the early post will be a quick one so that I can get some more Blu-ray reviews up later In announcement news today, Lionsgate has just set The Last Exorcism for DVD and Blu-ray release on 1/4/11 SRP 95 and 99, along with After Dark Horrorfest Blu-ray Double Features: Volumes 1-4 on BD SRP 99 each. Theyll include Volume 1: The Gravedancers/Wicked Little Things: Unrated Directors Cut, Volume 2: Borderland: Unrated Directors Cut/Crazy Eights, Volume 3: The Broken/The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations and Volume 4: The Graves/Zombies of Mass Destruction. Fox has set Archer: The Complete First Season for DVD only release on 12/28 SRP Warner Home Video has set NFL Super Bowl XLV for DVD and Blu-ray release on 3/8/ Warner and the BBC have announced Doctor Who: The Movie Special Edition and Doctor Who: Ep. 63 The Mutants for DVD only release on 2/8/ And Warner and New Line have set Going the Distance for release on DVD and Blu-rayDVDDigital Copy Combo Pack on 11/30 SRP 98 and Meanwhile, Universal has announced Caprica: Season 5 for DVD release on 12/21 no word yet on a full season Blu-ray, but Id be stunned if there wasnt one coming, followed by Airwolf: Season Four on 2/1/11 and a Columbo: Mystery Movie Collection 1991-1993 on 2/8/ And Paramount and Nickelodeon have set SpongeBob SquarePants: Season 6, Volume 2 for DVD release on 12/ In other news today, it looks as though Warner and the NZ government have come to some kind of agreement thats made the studio decide to keep the production of Peter Jacksons two Hobbit films in New Zealand. Word just broke a couple hours ago. More here and here. Good news indeed! Okay, lets blast you with a bunch of cool new cover art! Heres Warners All the Presidents Men, Network both due 2/15/11 and 10 2/1/11 on Blu-ray, Universals Caprica: Season 5 on DVD, and Sonys The Other Guys on Blu-ray 12/14 and The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Film in 3D on Blu-ray 3D Now, Im putting my nose back to the review grindstone. Back later this evening with All right, weve got another early post for you this First up, Dr. Jahnkes Hell Plaza Oktoberfest review of the day is a film on DVD from Breaking Glass Pictures called Someones Knocking at the Door. And Jahnkes is a particularly amusing review, because hes friends with the filmmakers, and so his review well, mostly about WHY he doesnt like to review his friends movies. Its pretty good the review I mean so give it a read. Also here at the site today, our own Russell Hammond has once again updated the Release Dates Artwork section with all the latest Blu-ray and DVD cover art and pre-order links. As always, a portion of anything you order from Amazon after clicking through to them via our links goes to help support our work here at the site, and we really do appreciate it.

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