Plot Device – Magic Bullet Suite 11

I just love this advert for Magic Bullet Suite 11.. brilliant!

LoL @ Stu Maschwitz’s D V Rebel Guide being tossed to one side                      (home movie bible).

I really want to do this now …. except in Pinewood/Black Park! ^__^

>>—> Trelawney

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Crysis 2 DX11 Ultra + Hi-Res Texture Update

Ooh – look what just got released today…enough to turn a fella’s head.. ^__^

The update features higher quality visuals including tessellation & displacement mapping, parallax occlusion mapping, real time local reflections, water rendering improvements (and interactive), high quality HDR motion blur, custom Bokeh sprite based DoF, particle motion blur, and shadows, optional high resolution textures and a selection of other eye-melting special effects. If you have no idea what any of those words mean and just want to see how much prettier it looks, check out the video below.

Recommend viewing at 720p full-screen :

 

I’m going to have to play the game all over again (yay!)

>>—> Trelawney

Pottermore

Brains and beauty (not to mention money) J.K. Rowling has it all… /sigh

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Suncadia, WA

Currently in Seattle, WA and just back from an amazing 3 days at Suncadia Lodge. Here’s a quick mobile panorama of the view.

Breathtaking scenery (photos don’t reall do it justice)! Click on photo to zoom in..

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Robin Of Sherwood Set 1 on Blu-Ray

Oh my – RoS Series 1 & 2 on Blu-Ray – Christmas just arrived early! 🙂

Time to buy a new TV, Surround Sound System, Blu-Ray Player, and take a week off work!! Well I’ve ordered it from Play.com, but travelling to Seattle for the next week. Something to look forward to upon return – anyone wanna come around and spend a day in Sherwood ? 🙂

Definitive retelling of the Robin Hood legend;
Blu-ray debut of the acclaimed series, loaded with more than eight hours of extras
ROBIN OF SHERWOOD: SET 1
Debuts on Blu-ray June 7, 2011
Starring Michael Praed and Ray Winstone
Silver Spring, MD —Combining elements of history, myth and magic with a healthy dose of action, Robin of Sherwood: Set 1 debuts on Blu-ray from Acorn Media on June 7, 2011, with all 13 episodes from Series 1 and 2. Marking the series’ first Blu-ray release, this lavishly produced 1980’s British series comes digitally remastered and presented in stunning high definition with over eight hours of bonus materials. Shot entirely on location in England’s castles and countryside, the set brings the centuries-old legend to vivid life. Broadcast on PBS and Showtime as Robin Hood, the superb ensemble cast are Michael Praed (Dynasty) as Robin of Loxley, Ray Winstone (Sexy Beast, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Departed) as seething-mad Will Scarlet, and Nickolas Grace (Brideshead Revisited) as the greedy, conniving Sheriff of Nottingham. The 3-Disc Blu-ray and DVD bonus disc set includes a wealth of extras including 5 episode commentaries, behind-the-scenes documentary, outtakes, photo galleries, and much more ($79.99, www.AcornOnline.com).
Rich with gritty medieval realism and cunning plot twists, Robin of Sherwood adds a bit of sorcery and mysticism to the swordplay and social justice that have made the heroic outlaw so endearing and enduring for fans of all ages. The series boasts an authentic atmosphere enhanced by an award-winning soundtrack of haunting melodies by the Irish band Clannad.
Acorn Media previously released Robin of Sherwood: The Complete Collection in July 2008 as a 10-Vol. DVD Boxed Set, and separate sets for Robin of Sherwood Set 1 and Set 2 on DVD in 2007.
Over 8 Hours of Special Features: 5 episode commentaries by series creator Richard Carpenter, director Ian Sharp, and producer Paul Knight; behind-the-scenes documentary, The Electric Theatre Show, upgraded and expanded from the original series; Nothing’s Forgotten: The Making of Robin of Sherwood (remastered), two documentaries about the making of Series 1 and 2 (102 min.); new featurettes for three episodes; 40-page booklet with extensive production notes; photo galleries with nearly 500 images in HD; outtakes; PDF material including PR, Richard Carpenter’s original story treatment, and several scripts (access via the bonus DVD via your computer); and more!
Street: June 7, 2011                         SRP: $79.99              
Blu-ray 3-Disc/DVD Bonus Disc Set – 13 episodes – Approx. 700 min., plus bonus – English and Polish Subtitles (main program)
Headquartered in suburban Washington, D.C., Acorn Media distributes distinctive home video releases to the North American market with a special focus on the best of British television. Acorn’s DVD sets are available from select retailers, catalog companies, and direct from Acorn Media at (888) 870-8047 or www.acornonline.com.
Press Contact (DVD/Photos): Chad Campbell, 301.608.2115*138, ccampbell@acornmedia.com

>>—> Trelawney