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SV Staff Posted: Nov 25, 2008 0 comments
There are ghosts in my machines. I'm convinced of it. Two weeks ago, my trusty 32-inch CRT TV started to fail. The picture would go green, then black and white, and then the death roll. Grrr.  Off to Best Buy to start researching what I...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 25, 2008 0 comments
Blockbuster has yet another way to get their movies into your home.  And this one looks like it could make a bit of a splash. Blockbuster has been losing the battle with Netflix, with hundreds of stores shutting down recently. Their...
Jamie Sorcher Posted: Nov 25, 2008 1 comments

Constructing a theater from scratch in a custom-built home can be a challenge, but remodeling a room in an established home can sometimes be even more demanding.

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Kris Deering Posted: Nov 24, 2008 Published: Nov 25, 2008 0 comments
Video: 4.25/5
Audio: 5/5
Extras: 4/5
With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective, but soon find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind known as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante.
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Stan Horaczek Posted: Nov 24, 2008 0 comments

Just a few years ago, retailers were furious when their secret Black Friday ads leaked online before they hit he Thursday papers. Now, they can hardly wait for eager bargain hunters to fire up Acrobat and scour their flyers for deals. But, at the same time, this years deals are a little disappointing.

Brett Milano Posted: Nov 24, 2008 0 comments
Black Frog/Geffen
Music •••½ Sound •••½
It's a pretty decent album.
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 24, 2008 0 comments
Don't you wish your life had TiVo? I do. A few weeks ago, we told you all about the first BD-Live chat with the director of Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Guillermo del Toro. The chat, accessible only through Universal Studio's BD-Live...
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 24, 2008 0 comments
In a smackdown of very small proportions, HANNspree and Westinghouse are battling for your dollars and shelf-space. Neither name is a heavy-hitter in the US television market, but they do have some interesting new products.HANNspree just...
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David Vaughn Posted: Nov 24, 2008 0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/fredclaus.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Did you know that Santa Claus (Paul Giamatti) has a brother? Yep, his name is Fred (Vince Vaughn), and he's on the naughty list. After growing up in saintly Nick's shadow, Fred becomes a scrooge who's lost his belief in Christmas. Estranged from the family but in dire need of cash, Fred ventures to the North Pole to help his brother through the holiday crunch in exchange for $50,000. His outlook on Christmas begins to change when he realizes Nick is in trouble from a scheming efficiency expert (Kevin Spacey) out to shut down Christmas forever.

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Thomas J. Norton Posted: Nov 24, 2008 7 comments

A small but vocal segment of the video business, and of video enthusiasts, believes that HD on a disc&#151;that is, Blu-ray&#151;is merely a stopgap. Soon, they are certain, we will all get our HD movie fix via Internet downloads.

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