The avforums podcast brings you the latest tech, movie and gaming news, plus special features, interviews and show reports from the world of audio visual home entertainment
Panasonic JZ2000 Final Thoughts - TV Calibration: Should you? And More...
1:19:38This week Phil gives us his final thoughts on the Panasonic JZ2000 OLED TV. We also ask whether you should calibrate your TV now they are so good out of the box. Plus, we round-up the 2021 Editor's Choice Awards for Home AV and Hi-fi with Ed. And Finally, we wrap up on the album and what we have been watching.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings 4K Blu-ray Review plus 2021's Sci Fi Renaissance
1:01:12This week we discuss the best science fiction from this year from cinema, streaming and disc releases. We also talk about the future of the genre over the next 12 months, as well as Disney's move further away from physical media with its Disney+ IMAX content. PLUS a podcast exclusive competition.
Philips OLED806 and OLED+936 TVs, Plus, Home Cinema Hints and Tips and More
1:25:04Phil discusses the new Philips OLED806 and OLED+936 OLED TVs which have been sent for review recently, plus we look at hints and tips for your home cinema build and Steve looks at an Ultra Short Throw projector from XGIMI. We also have Ed’s album of the week and round-off with the best 4K discs and what we have been watching.
The best foreign language 4K and Blu-ray releases
1:01:55We discuss the release of BFI's first 4K disc, The Seventh Seal and, in honour of it, our favourite foreign language releases. We'll also be talking Criterion, BFI and Arrow boxsets and which our favourite world cinema collections are.
Anthem AVM 70 Review, EQing Your Home Cinema Sound System and More...
1:18:23We get a review of the Anthem AVM 70 AV Processor from Steve, Phil updates us on the TV reviews coming soon and Ed gives us the latest Hi-Fi news. Plus, we discuss room EQ and how to apply this to your dedicated Home Cinema build.
Dune review and which is the best decade for horror movies?
59:21We review Dune and go head to head as we argue for our favourite decade of horror movies and look at some of your choices too!
Sky Glass, Epson Laser Projectors plus Home Cinema Subwoofers and More…
1:25:05We discuss the latest AV news including the new Sky Glass TVs and 4K laser projectors announced by Epson; we have a soundbar round-up from Steve looking at Hisense and Denon models, and in our latest discussion on building a dedicated home cinema, we look at subwoofers and their placement in your room.
Is it time for the Bond movies to die?
1:04:07We discuss the release of the 25th Bond movie, No Time To Die. We also discuss the Bonds we grew up with and whether we think there's still a future for the character. PLUS a podcast exclusive competition.
Best Home Cinema Speakers and where to place them and more...
1:25:31This week we cover the subject of which speakers you should choose for your dedicated home cinema build and the best placement points for them. Plus, Ed looks at the iFi Zen Stream and Steve looks at the Paradigm Founder 70 LCR speakers, and we give you the album and 4K discs of the week.
Best Home Cinema Sources and B&W 805D4 Speaker Review and more...
1:22:00This week we cover sources and how you can integrate these into your home cinema system for the best quality film and TV viewing. Plus, Ed gives us a review of the Bowers & Wilkins 805D4 speakers and we cover the best album and 4K disc of the week, plus we discuss what we have been watching recently.