Jim Clements

The Fate of the Furious - Blu-Ray Movie Review

The Fate of the Furious – Blu-Ray Movie Review

The "Fate of the Furious" is the eighth installment in this beloved franchise. It begins with Dom and Letty enjoying their honeymoon in Cuba by engaging in a street race of course. But then this movie's villian, Cipher (Charlize Theron) blackmails Dom so he becomes compelled to cooperate with her evil plot.

LIFE movie review

Life – Blu-Ray Movie Review

This story is set on the International Space Station where six crew members are on board. The excitement begins when they capture a pod that is carrying soil and rock samples from Mars. Further inspection of the soil samples reveals a dormant single-celled organism. The scientist in charge is able to reanimate...

My Life as a Zucchini - Blu-Ray Movie Review

My Life as a Zucchini – Blu-Ray Movie Review

A nine-year-old French boy, Courgette (a/k/a "Zucchini"), accidentally kills his mother and winds up being taken to a nearby orphanage. The police officer who takes him there is a man by the name of Raymond. Zucchini starts off struggling to assimilate with the other orphans. During this time...

The Space Between Us – Blu-ray Movie Review

This is the story of a young man who was born on Mars and lived there until he was sixteen. While on Mars, he engaged in an online friendship with a female Earthling of about the same age. Since his actual existince was shielded from the public eye, he was not able to directly explain their aloof relationship. He convinces the head of the Mars...

Moana

Moana – Blu-ray Movie Review

Moana is the daughter of the chief of an island civilization in the South Pacific. She is next in line to be the chief herself. But a blight sets in on the island because a demigod named Maui stole the heart of the goddess Te Fiti many years earlier. The legend is that "someone" one day will journey forth to locate Maui...

Emotiva XPA Gen3 Power Amplifier

Emotiva XPA Gen3 Power Amplifier Review (Benchtests Added)

The high end’s high value champ, Emotiva, just released the newest version of their highly regarded power amplifiers. It is the XPA Gen3 and it is a modular design that is available in two to seven channels depending on the number of amp modules installed. The power supply is a high tech Class H design which promises high power, cool operation and low energy consumption.

Arcam AVR850 Surround Receiver

Arcam AVR850 Surround Receiver Review

The new Arcam AVR850 surround receiver includes Dolby Atmos processing and is DTS:X ready via a firmware update. It utilizes Dirac Live room correction and contains seven channels of high powered Class G amplification.