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John Latchem

Managing Editor


A graduate of UCLA, John Latchem worked as a newspaper editor and did freelance work for such publications as The Hollywood Reporter before joining Home Media Magazine in 2005. He serves as editor of the reviews, TV DVD and research sections, as well as the annual Home Media Insider consumer issue that coincides with San Diego Comic-Con International.


News
Projections: Disney's 'Pirates' Sailing for Top Chart Spot   9 Oct, 2017
By: John Latchem

The week ending Oct. 7, Disney's 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' aims to be the...more >>

(L-R): Kevin Spacey and Edgar Wright discussing 'Baby Driver' News
Wright Discusses Musical Inspirations for 'Baby Driver' on Eve of Blu-ray Release   6 Oct, 2017
By: John Latchem

Speaking Oct. 4 during a launch party for Sony Pictures Home Entertainment's upcoming 'Baby Driver'...more >>

News
'Despicable Me 3' Coming to Digital HD Nov. 21, on Disc Dec. 5   5 Oct, 2017
By: John Latchem

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will release 'Despicable Me 3' on Digital HD and Digital 3D...more >>

Best Buy 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' Steelbook Blog
Retailers Load Up on 'Pirates' Booty   3 Oct, 2017
By: John Latchem

Merchandising: Retailers offered quite a few options for consumers looking to buy Disney's 'Pirates...more >>

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Season 1 of 'The Crown' on DVD and Blu-ray Nov. 7   2 Oct, 2017
By: John Latchem

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release 'The Crown: Season One' on DVD and Blu-ray Nov. 7.

News
Projections: 'Transformers' to Battle 'Wonder Woman'    2 Oct, 2017
By: John Latchem

Paramount's 'Transformers: The Last Knight' stands the best chance of unseating Warner's 'Wonder...more >>

News
'Hitman's Bodyguard' on Digital HD Nov. 7, Disc Nov. 21   1 Oct, 2017
By: John Latchem

Lionsgate will release 'The Hitman’s Bodyguard' on Digital HD Nov. 7, and on Blu-ray, DVD and 4K...more >>

Blog
Celebrating the 30-Year Legacy of 'Star Trek: The Next Generation'   28 Sep, 2017
By: John Latchem

“Star Trek: The Next Generation,” which premiered 30 years ago on Sept. 28, 1987, would go on...more >>

'Transformers' Steelbooks at Best Buy: 5-film collection and 'The Last Knight' UHD Blog
A Slew of 'Transformers' Options at Retail   26 Sep, 2017
By: John Latchem

Merchandising: The big national retailers inundated consumers with a number of exclusive versions...more >>

Reviews
Transformers: The Last Knight (3D Blu-ray Review)   26 Sep, 2017
By: John Latchem

The fifth "Transformers" film is visually impressive, but in many ways the Blu-ray featurettes are...more >>