Zero Days (2016) Cast: George W. Bush & others Director: Alex Gibney Studio: Magnolia Home Ent. 1115 (1/17/17) Video: for 16:9 screens, color Audio: English, DD 5.1 Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish Extras: Interview with director, Theatrical trailer Length: 114 min. Rating: **** This documentary/thriller is about Stuxnet – a self-replicating computer malware that the U.S. […]
Biggest Tech Turkeys of 2016 – according to Cnet, first Microsoft’s Surface tablet. Second, Google’s messenger overload; Third, watching sports in VR; Fourth, NFL draft prospect Laremey Tunsil smoking weed with a grass mask on Twitter – it went viral; Surface went offline during the AFC championship game in January; Twitter unceremoniously dumped Vine – […]
Jane Bunnett & Maqueque – Oddara – Linus Ent., 270244, 53:51****: Oddara is a surging, rhythmic, muscular offering. (Jane Bunnett – flutes, soprano sax, whistling; Danae Olano – piano, vocals; Celia Jimenez – bass, vocals; Magdelys Savigne – percussion ,vocals; Yissy Garcia – drums; Elizabeth Rodriguez – violin ,vocals; special guests: Melvis Santa – vocals; […]
Sennheiser Coming to the Big Apple – Headphones will take center stage in October when Sennheiser opens two retail outlets in New York. Both a flagship Soundscape showroom in Westfield World Trade Center and a pop-up store in SoHo will stock Sennheiser’s audiophile range of headphones, including the new HE 1 electrostatic reference headphone system, […]
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5 in E minor and Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture – San Francisco Sym./ Michael Tilson Thomas – SFS Media
Two Tchaikovsky classics ably played and generally well recorded.
Consumers Not Satisfied with Audio System Quality; Panasonic Comeback – Best Profit in Seven Years; Common Chemicals in Home Electronics and Furniture May Contribute to Obesity; “Stringquest” Takes Classical Music on a New Turn
Pay-TV Subscribers Fall by 4000 in 2014; Pioneer Car Audio Shows New Units; Wireless Audio Beginning to Take Over; Object-Based Surround Coming to TV
A scintillating trio session.
Consumer Demand for Apps; CEA Asks Senate for Patent Reform; Enhancement of Sharp’s Smart TVs; UK Survey Shows Youth Buying Physical Format Music But Don’t Listen to Them
2014 International CES to Feature Record of Automotive Exhibitors; New Noise-Cancelling Headphone; Acoustic Sounds HiRez Store Offering Titles in DSD; TiVo Systems Added to Blue Ridge Cable; Reelin’ in the Years Finds Unseen Screen Tests from ‘80s & ‘90s
Tacet to Release Pure Audio Blu-rays; New Group to Drive Awareness of Pure Audio Format; 4K/UHD Interest Causing a Rethinking of OLED Displays; PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360?
Sony Starts 4K Marketing Campaign; CEA Backs Bill Ending Anonymous Patents; Anthony Gallo Ships New Satellite Speakers; Apple Lightning Connectors
May be a watershed 1960s film, but it’s misantropic attitude to the bourgeousie turned me off.