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uavKrissy Rushing Posted: Dec 01, 2002 0 comments
John Cusack, Angelica Huston, Annette Bening. Directed by Stephen Frears. Aspect ratio: 1.85:1 (anamorphic). Dolby Surround 2.0. 110 minutes. 1990. Miramax 27184. R. $19.99.
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"The next best thing to being there?" Thomas J. Norton tries to find words to describe the <A HREF="http://www.guidetohometheater.com/showarchives.cgi?66">Reference Imaging CinePro 9x Elite & Teranex HDX Cinema MX CRT video projector and video processor</A>. Why such an expensive product for <I>SGHT</I>? Because, as TJN notes, "these are the products against which all others can be measured."

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Barry Willis Posted: Dec 01, 2002 0 comments

<A HREF="http://www.runco.com">Runco International</A> has introduced two new widescreen flat-panel plasma monitors. Both are 16:9 units offering true high-definition performance, supporting 720p in its native resolution.

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Michael Metzger Posted: Dec 01, 2002 0 comments

<I>Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn, Steve Buscemi, Lawrence Tierney, Kirk Baltz, Quentin Tarantino, Edwin Bunker. Directed by Quentin Tarantino. Aspect ratios: 2.35:1 (anamorphic), 4:3 (full-screen). DTS, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0. Two discs. 100 minutes. 1992. Artisan 12879. R. $24.95.</I>

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DTV bodes well for the Korean electronics industry: Korean television manufacturers better than tripled their volume of digital TV exports in the first nine months of this year, compared to the same period last year.

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Chris Keeler Posted: Nov 29, 2002 0 comments
Newton Minnow declared TV to be a "vast wasteland" in 1961. He would know, since he was chairman of the FCC at the time. Few of us ever imagined that the following 40 years would produce a landscape much more vast and even more dissipated.
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HT Staff Posted: Nov 25, 2002 0 comments
Once something no serious movie lover would consider, in-wall speakers have made huge gains in performance in the past couple of years. In-walls are now real contenders for your home theater dollar.
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Barry Willis Posted: Nov 24, 2002 0 comments

Soon, <A HREF="http://www.dolby.com">Dolby</A> won't be the only option for surround-sound processing in digital television broadcasting. <A HREF="http://www.dtsonline.com">Digital Theater Systems</A> (DTS) will also have a place in the format, thanks to a recent agreement with the <A HREF="http://www.dvb.org">Digital Video Broadcasting project</A>. The DVB is a technical consortium of more than 300 companies, established to create common international specifications for the transition from analog to digital broadcasting.

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Fred Manteghian does some heavy lifting to install the 120-pound <A HREF="http://www.guidetohometheater.com/showarchives.cgi?64">Ayre V-6 multichannel power amplifier</A> in his home theater system. But the sound is what counts, and FM reports that the V-6 is a breath of fresh Ayre.

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HT Staff Posted: Nov 24, 2002 0 comments
Theta Digital has launched several intriguing new products guaranteed to whet the appetites of music and movie lovers everywhere. Among them are the Carmen II DVD/CD transport, the Generation VIII two-channel DAC, and the multichannel Dreadnaught II power amp.

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