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Steve May  |  Jan 20, 2020  |  0 comments
Amazon Prime Original lands on January 24, offers cinematic spectacle and a fresh take on Sir Patrick Stewart's fan-fave Starfleet captain...
Steve Withers, Anton van Beek  |  Jul 29, 2019  |  0 comments
TV brands may say 3D has gone flat, but Hollywood studios think otherwise – which is good news for home cinema fans still rocking a 3D setup. Here we round up a selection of recent 3D Blu-rays to separate the good from the bad (and the ugly)...
Anton van Beek  |  Jul 14, 2014  |  0 comments

To celebrate the DVD release of his new documentary, Video Nasties: The Definitive Guide Part Two - Draconian Days, we caught up with filmmaker Jake West to chat about film censorship and moral panic in the UK during the James Ferman era of the British Board of Film Classification...

Martin Dew  |  Dec 30, 2016  |  0 comments

We typically think that home cinema entered public consciousness with Blu-ray in the noughties, DVD in the nineties, or VHS in the eighties. However, owning and operating a personal screening room goes back a lot further. Well-heeled AV heads – think Hollywood moguls and glitterati – have been hunkering down in darkened rooms, adjusting comfy recliners, and kicking back for that special feature presentation since the early 20th century.  

Martin Dew  |  Jan 16, 2019  |  0 comments
When the image expert hit the UK for a festival screening of Lady and The Tramp, we picked his brains about the studio's animated classics, film vs digital, and more
Sean Hannam  |  Feb 23, 2013  |  0 comments

Bond is back, bigger and better than ever. Cinema’s longest-running film franchise is celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2012 and to coincide, MGM and 20th Century Fox released Bond 50, a Blu-ray boxset featuring all 22 films from Dr. No to Quantum of Solace – nine of which (GoldenEye, Octopussy, The Spy Who Loved Me, You Only Live Twice, The Living Daylights, Tomorrow Never Dies, Diamonds are Forever, A View to a Kill and On Her Majesty’s Secret Service) are available on Blu-ray for the first time ever.

Anton van Beek & Mark Craven  |  Jun 23, 2014  |  0 comments

With movie streaming services becoming bigger and better and even TV manufacturers getting into the content-delivery game, Blu-ray is facing its biggest battle since the days of HD DVD. But if you are thinking of leaving the physical format behind, make sure your get these discs first...

Anton van Beek & Mark Craven  |  Jun 24, 2014  |  0 comments

HCC's ultimate countdown of the 101 best Blu-ray discs around continues below. Click here for numbers 101-81.

Anton van Beek & Mark Craven  |  Jun 25, 2014  |  0 comments

HCC's ultimate countdown of the 101 best Blu-ray discs around continues below. Click Part 1 for numbers 101-81 and Part 2 for numbers 80-61.

Anton van Beek & Mark Craven  |  Jun 26, 2014  |  0 comments

HCC's ultimate countdown of the 101 best Blu-ray discs around continues below. Click Part 1 for numbers 101-81, Part 2 for numbers 80-61, and Part 3 for numbers 60-41.

Anton van Beek & Mark Craven  |  Jun 27, 2014  |  0 comments

HCC's ultimate countdown of the 101 best discs around continues below with our Top 20 Blu-rays. Click Part 1 for numbers 101-81, Part 2 for numbers 80-61, Part 3 for numbers 60-41, and Part 4 for numbers 40-21.

Anton van Beek & Mark Craven  |  Mar 05, 2015  |  0 comments

From hand-drawn psychedelia and Rotoscoped documentaries to cutting-edge CG 'toons and 3D conversions, Team HCC trawls through cinema history to reveal the genre-shaping flicks that are yours to cherish in HD...

Mark Craven, Anton van Beek  |  Jul 10, 2019  |  0 comments
Comic book adaptations are Hollywood's biggest business, but not all are successful – 
for every Avengers: Endgame breaking box office records, there's a Superman spin-off sinking without a trace. And who remembers David Hasselhoff as Nick Fury?
Anton van Beek & Mark Craven  |  Nov 21, 2018  |  0 comments
Whether it's a playful melody or synthetic soundscape, a 70s' funk jam or orchestral epic, 
a film's score can make or break a movie to the point where the best ones are often more highly regarded than the film itself. Here we pick our 30 favourites...
Mark Craven & Anton van Beek  |  Jul 26, 2015  |  0 comments

A-list movies with A-list casts and A-list production values are the backbone of Hollywood, and guaranteed to get your home cinema system singing at its sweetest. But with hundreds of flicks churned out each year, there's so much more to choose from than the major studio titles. And this is where B movies come in.

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