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  1. Five Modern Horror Films That Will Rock Your Home Theater System

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    The horror genre is a tough one to get right, but that doesn't mean it's impossible to crack. The best films are able to suspend belief and inject cringe worthy fear and anticipation into the most grounded of souls. Over the years I’ve added quite a few horror titles to my Blu-ray collection...
  2. To THX or not in this modern time?

    Audio Processing
    Is it good to use THX processing for example with TrueHD, DTS HD MASTER, Atmos or is THX processing a thing of the past and while some modern receivers still carry it with todays new codecs is it best to leave it OFF?
  3. Bones Season 9 and Modern Family Season 5 coming Sept 16 and 23rd on DVD

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    “Bones” Season Nine TV’s most anticipated wedding day has arrived! And since dealing with death is part of their jobs, it probably won’t part FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz) and quirky forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan – aka Bones (Emily Deschanel). But Bones and Booth...
  4. The cyclical irony of modern music

    Two Channel Audio
    Via TapeOp on Facebook: Truth? Perhaps. I just hope we never work our way back to tape. It's terrible.
  5. How good is the Media/Tape Out on modern receivers...??

    System Setup and Connection
    So i have a denon 2313... and am looking to digitise my vinyl collection. I have two options, come straight out of my vinyl preamp, or come out of the media out of my receiver. It seems like it's designed for cleanest most untouched audio paths possible, and media out would let me monitor the...
  6. Modern Warfare 3 DLC collection hits XBL March 20

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Activision confirms four Call of Duty multiplayer maps and two Special Ops missions available on Microsoft's online platform next month for all users; price not yet announced. The first Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection will arrive on Xbox Live on March 20, Activision...
  7. Modern Warfare 3: The $60 Expansion Pack

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Modern Warfare 3: The $60 Expansion Pack Another year has gone by, and once again Call of Duty is here to greet consumers at the front door of nearly every major retailer nationwide. But despite the series’ success, the Call of Duty franchise has often been accused of lacking innovation and...
  8. EA Says Battlefield 3 Has No Chance Against Modern Warfare 3′s Popularity

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    EA Says Battlefield 3 Has No Chance Against Modern Warfare 3′s Popularity The Call of Duty and Battlefield series have been competing for years now, but this year is different. The upcoming Modern Warfare 3 has been the target of skepticism, while Battlefield 3 has been garnering...
  9. Modern HDMI AVR Q:

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Do any of the modern AVRs work as a passive auto switching HDMI port when the ARV is not in use?
  10. Modern Warfare 2 sells 20 million, Activision eyeing used market

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    E3 2010: In analyst presentation, Activision says there's an "insatiable" market for new shooters, aims to be most profitable entertainment company within 10 years; planning ways to get a piece of the $500 million used-game industry. LOS ANGELES--Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has passed...
  11. Shippin' Out May 30-June 5: Modern Warfare 2 Map Pack 2, Alpha Protocol

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Resurgence DLC for Activision military shooter and Sega spy RPG debut highlight a week including EA's Sims 3 Ambitions, 505 Games' Backbreaker, and Ubisoft's Pure Futbol. Attempting to top a massive May's worth of new releases sounds like a fool's errand, but the lineup for the first week of...
  12. Modern Warfare 3 In Development

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Modern Warfare 3 In Development Countersuit says third title is in "pre-production." by Jim Reilly April 9, 2010 - Perhaps the biggest news from Activision's countersuit filed this morning against former Infinity Ward executives Jason West and Vince Zampella is the mention of Modern...
  13. Crysis 2 writer: Modern Warfare 2 'an immense disappointment'

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Crysis 2 writer: Modern Warfare 2 'an immense disappointment' Friday 9-Apr-2010 5:24 PM "Infinity Ward are too impressed with themselves," says Richard Morgan The sci-fi novelist hired by Crytek to pen Crysis 2 has slammed Modern Warfare 2 - claiming he was "immensely disappointed" by the...
  14. Bowling Headshots Modern Warfare 2 Single Player DLC

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Bowling Headshots Modern Warfare 2 Single Player DLC 04/09/2010 Written by Andrej Cilkov Modern Warfare 2 is known for its robust and addictive multiplayer component, and the online community keeps growing with DLC. However, the single-player for Modern Warfare 2 which was...
  15. Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package Sells 2.5 Million

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package Sells 2.5 Million Downloadable add-on pack breaks previous Xbox Live sales records. By Frank Cifaldi, 04/07/2010 Activision has announced that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus...
  16. Microsoft’s Modern Warfare 2 Gift Makes No Sense

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Microsoft’s Modern Warfare 2 Gift Makes No Sense Monday, April 5, 2010 9:48AM - By Benjamin Opal Some folks who bought the Modern Warfare 2 “Stimulus Package” map pack on its first day of availability last week got an oddly pleasant surprise from Microsoft: Their Xbox Live Gold accounts...
  17. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=3722 Game Title: Call of Duty 4: Modern Wafare Publisher: Activision Developer: Infinity Ward Genre(s): First Person Shooter Players: Single player campaign, 1-4 offline multiplayer, 1-12 online multiplayer. ESRB Rating: M Release Date: Nov 6...
  18. Call of Duty modern Warfare thread

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    If you haven't picked up a copy of this game, you probably should because as good as the campaign mode is, the online play is even better. Do to the demands of kids, work, and my HT build, I'm usually on after 11:00 west coast time. If people start posting here then we can coordinate some big...
  19. Modern power supply operation

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    The question of the value of power line filtering and regulation keeps coming up. There are lots of assumptions that are made about line noise and video, so I thought it useful to discuss how most power supplies work in order to give some context to the matter. Nearly all modern video...
  20. Bob Dylan: Modern Times - CD Review

    CD-BD-DVD Music | Vinyl Records
    artist: Bob Dylan album: Modern Times format: 16-bit CD + DVD performance: 9 sound: 8 release year: 2006 label: Columbia reviewed by: John Sutton-Smith Modern Times, the title of Bob Dylan’s 44th album in his incomparable career, is more than a tip of the hat to his 20th century...
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