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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
Cheaper LCD Panels Means More TV Sales   14 Mar, 2007
By: John Latchem

Price reductions, as well as an accelerated shift to high-definition formats, are boosting 2007...more >>

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Lakers Take 'Showtime' to DVD   9 Mar, 2007
By: John Latchem

The $49.98 collection, 'Los Angeles Lakers 1985 Champions: Return to Glory,' includes the original...more >>

This stunning image of a shark piercing through the water to snag a seal in its jaws is one of many in "Planet Earth" that take advantage of the program's use of high-speed, high-definition cameras. News
Circle of Life   9 Mar, 2007
By: John Latchem

BBC's epic nature series 'Planet Earth' comes to DVD and HD.

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Fox Apes DVD Piracy with 'Borat'   6 Mar, 2007
By: John Latchem

The marketing department at 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is pushing the third-world theme of...more >>

Reviews
Alexander Revisited: The Final Cut (DVD Review)   25 Feb, 2007
By: John Latchem

The best review of this new DVD version of 'Alexander' is summed up by director Oliver Stone...more >>

Reviews
Prestige, The (DVD Review)   11 Feb, 2007
By: John Latchem

This is a perfect film for DVD. After its secrets are revealed, it really needs to be seen again....more >>

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Wal-Mart Stocks Up On DVD Exclusives   8 Feb, 2007
By: John Latchem

While Disney's direct-to-video sequel 'Cinderella III: A Twist in Time' was the hot-ticket item for...more >>

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And Then There's Bea   8 Feb, 2007
By: John Latchem

Bea Arthur may have settled into retirement, but her legacy is enjoying new life on DVD. Just as...more >>

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Movies Unlimited, TCM Promote Catalog   7 Feb, 2007
By: John Latchem

Direct response video company Movies Unlimited has teamed with cable network Turner Classic Movies...more >>

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Eagle One, World Events Unite to Form 'Voltron' DVDs   5 Feb, 2007
By: John Latchem

Eagle One Media will produce a set of DVD adventures based on the 'Voltron: Defender of the...more >>