Insurgent

Insurgent

Robert Schwentke directs the 2015 sequel to the first movie in the Divergent series for Lionsgate. Like the first movie, “Insurgent” follows along the same path the books take – for most of the film. More on that later (Spoiler alert – This would be a good place to...
Setting Up A Home Entertainment System

Setting Up A Home Entertainment System

When setting up a room for a home entertainment system, there are a number of things to take into account. First, what equipment is going into the room? Are you buying a whole new system or are you using existing equipment? Are you using a TV or a projector and a...
What is IoT?

What is IoT?

It seems like everywhere you go someone is having a conversation about IoT. You have likely heard the buzzword at your office, a party or overheard the term at Starbucks. But what the heck is IoT? IoT stands for “Internet of Things.” More specifically, IoT is the...
Samsung Capturing Voice Data?!?

Samsung Capturing Voice Data?!?

I spent the last couple of weeks thinking about the media flap over Samsung, 4K and Smart TV’s capturing voice data and sharing that data with third parties. After some lengthy internal debate, I decided to add my two cents worth to the conversation. For those of you...
Why You Should Buy A New AV Receiver

Why You Should Buy A New AV Receiver

I’ve heard it a hundred times. "I have a perfectly good AV receiver but I can’t plug the HDMI cable that came with my new TV into it." While I may agree that you have a perfectly good receiver, I may also recommend replacing it with a new one. What?!? Next Step Audio...
Kingsman: The Secret Service

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Every once in a while a movie comes along that is a notch above the normal Hollywood fare. These films almost always become blockbuster hits. "Kingsman: The Secret Service" fits this description to a tee. In this 20th Century Fox film, director Matthew Vaughn (“X-Men:...
Seventh Son

Seventh Son

When I saw the trailers for Seventh Son – directed by Sergey (Sergei) Bodrov, distributed by Universal Pictures - I hoped the film might be able to fill some of the fantasy void left after the Hobbit movies ended. It had dragons, sexy she-devils and all manner of...
American Sniper

American Sniper

I am deeply grateful for our military and the sacrifices they make to defend the freedoms that we all enjoy as Americans. I go out of my way to shake the hand of every service man and woman that I encounter, and thank them for their service. That duty profoundly...

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