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HD Report | February 26, 2017

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Sam Jordan

Sam Jordan

Sam Jordan is a freelance writer, editor, and comedian.

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Martin Scorcese’s ‘The Irishman’ on Netflix: Is This Even Something We Want?

February 26, 2017 |

Eyebrows were raised last week when IndieWire reported that Martin Scorsese’s (no stranger to prominent eyebrows himself) next film, The Irishman, featuring both Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, had been picked up for distribution by Netflix.

Whoa. A movie … Read More

‘Allied’ Blu-ray Review: A Surprisingly Good Old-Fashioned Thriller

February 19, 2017 |

It’s not often that a Brad Pitt movie (or one directed by Robert Zemeckis) silently slips past the public, but Allied managed to do just that when it was released last November. Between the forgettable title, lack of hype, mixed … Read More

IMDb is Shutting Down Its Message Boards

February 6, 2017 |

IMDb is shutting down its message boards and private messaging on February 20. That means whether you’re looking for thoughtful discussions on the works of Federico Fellini, or just some juvenile jousting over The Hottie and the Nottie, you’re going … Read More

Android Users Can Now Save Netflix Content to Their SD Cards

January 29, 2017 |

Those marathon car trips and cross-country flights will now go down a bit smoother for Android users, as Netflix has enabled the downloading and storage of video to SD cards. Up until a few days ago, you could only stock … Read More

3D TV is Dying and That’s Not Cool

January 20, 2017 |

Have you ever watched Life of Pi in 3D at home? It’s nothing less than stunning.

The same holds true for Titanic. And Beauty and the Beast. And The Wizard of Oz. And Gravity.

In fact, there are dozens of … Read More

4 Damn Fine Reasons to Relish the Return of Twin Peaks

January 13, 2017 |

The last time a new episode of Twin Peaks was on TV? June 10, 1991. The next time? May 21, 2017.

Yes, this is damn fine news.

The groundbreaking cult classic is returning for 18 all-new episodes that will air … Read More

The 10 Best Things Added To Netflix , Amazon, & Hulu for January 2017

January 5, 2017 |

While we mourn the painful loss of Saving Private Ryan, Coming to America, ESPN’s 30 for 30 series, and yes, Murder, She Wrote, the streaming gods have bestowed upon us new treasures in the form of newly added shows and … Read More

Netflix Killing Off ‘Murder, She Wrote,’ ‘Columbo,’ and Other Classic TV Shows January 1

December 31, 2016 | 56

TV shows come and go on Netflix all the time, but when it involves international treasure Angela Lansbury (now 91 years young!) and Murder, She Wrote, we find it newsworthy.

Starting tomorrow, January 1, 2017, all 12 seasons and 239 … Read More

Yule Love This Guide to Yule Log and Christmas Fireplace Videos

December 22, 2016 |

While the fireplace is one of the least original names ever concocted (is the bathtub the “waterplace?”), we can’t deny the crazy-high cozy factor of a homey hearth. And on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, heck, it just feels so … Read More

New slate of entertainment apps hitting Xbox One, Xbox 360 this week

March 25, 2014 |

A new slew of entertainment options are being rolled out on Microsoft’s two gaming consoles this week. Read More

Amazon raises Prime membership fee to $99

March 13, 2014 |

It’s the first price hike ever, and it’s a big one.Read More

Microsoft angers early adopters by offering free ‘Forza 5’

March 7, 2014 | 29

Getting a free game like Forza 5 sounds like a great deal for new Xbox One customers, right? No. It’s actually an “absolute slap in the face”—at least that’s according to a chunk of the console’s early adopters.Read More

Jack Tretton leaves Sony Computer Entertainment as president

March 6, 2014 |

The veteran PlayStation exec steps down as the PS4 is taking off.Read More

Here are your Vegas odds on the Oscars

February 27, 2014 |

What’re you gonna do, simply WATCH the Oscars? No way. Bet on them!Read More

Netflix pretends to use drones for disc drops

February 25, 2014 |

A little zing at Amazon’s real or not real plans?Read More

Microsoft unveils ‘Titanfall’ Xbox One bundle

February 24, 2014 |

It’s the first bargain offered with the Xbox One. You get a digital copy of the game and everything else for the same $500 asking price.Read More

Netflix agrees to pay Comcast for smooth streaming service

February 23, 2014 |

We’re not gonna say it was due to this bit of complaining we did 10 days ago, but Netflix and Comcast have reached a deal that will reportedly ensure TV shows and movies are streamed smoothly to customers to both … Read More

Microsoft announces Xbox One Media Remote

February 20, 2014 |

Does what you think it does, costs $25, and when it goes it glows.Read More