Earlier in the week I wrote an article entitled Understanding Pixels and How More Can Equal Less When It Comes to Digital Video. In the article I discuss how just because UltraHD packs four times the resolution of HD, it doesn’t necessarily make it “better”. In that article I was (largely) referring to pixels as [...]

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I’ve begun to hate pixels lately. They’re actually quite evil if for no other reason than they’re simply too easy to quantify and thus be used against us. Pixels have spawned a variable arms race and in their wake left a trail of dead formats and products, all because they eventually didn’t quench are thirst [...]

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The impending release of UltraHD or UHD (aka consumer 4K) has many enthusiasts both excited as well as confused. Those that are excited believe it (UltraHD) will solve whatever problem they believe they’re having at the display level while others look at it and ask, what’s it all about -or perhaps what’s it all for? [...]

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The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. The other day, my colleague and fellow A/V journalist John Sciacca wrote about how physical discs were not dead and how they’d have one last hurrah with the pending release of 4K. While I’m in partial agreement with many of John’s [...]

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If there is one positive about getting sick it has to be the “vacation” it grants you while it house sits in your body and sinus cavities for what feels like eternity. During which one is often left with copious amounts of time with which to take in gobs of horrible daytime television and long [...]

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For over 50 years commercial cinemas have been locked in an epic battle for supremacy against their arch nemesis, television. In the past 20 or so years commercial cinemas have been on the losing end, forfeiting precious market share to television and to the home market that have caused some -okay many -to fold. With [...]

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The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. Having recently returned from CES 2013 in Las Vegas, the trend I found most disturbing at the show was just how readily people were willing to—as well as encourage others to—part with safe viewing habits in order to see 4K [...]

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Introduction The Crown XLS DriveCore Series (XLS Series) of amplifiers represents Crown’s entry into the pro audio amplifier marketplace. Aimed more or less at the independent musician, whether they be an upstart DJ, band or other live act, the Crown XLS Series is but a gateway drug for future Crown purchases down the road. That [...]

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I realize now that my first two CES 2013 reports have been a bit on the negative side. So rather than harp on questions surrounding 4K and OLED, questions I knew going into the show I wouldn’t be given answers to, I thought I’d fill you in on the positives that stemmed from my second [...]

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While walking the main halls of CES 2013, in what was my second day, I began to notice another trend amongst the major, and not so major, display manufacturers. While the main story might have been UltraHD/4K/UHD (or whatever it’s called), OLED wasn’t quite ready to succeed its trade show darling crown just yet. I remember -vividly -the first [...]

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If there is one overwhelming theme driving this year’s CES show in Las Vegas it has to be, without a shadow of a doubt, UltraHD. This is no surprise, in fact, myself and others predicted as much. However, just because our premonitions have proven true doesn’t mean we –you and I –are any closer to getting handle [...]

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Filmography

 April Showers (2009)

Genre: Drama
Studio: WarnerVOD
Written/Directed by: Andrew Robinson
Produced by: Jenna Edwards, April Wade
Starring: Kelly Blatz, Daryl Sabara, Janel Parrish, Ellen Woglom, Illeana Douglas and Tom Arnold