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Thanks for the in depth explanation. Looks like I need to start digging around my Denon menus. I thought I had a good grasp on them but after reading your experience now I'm not so sure.
You're welcome - we are all here to help each other out. Definitely check and make sure. We can't properly listen to the films on the master list and comment on them in anyway if we are watching them with their dynamic range compressed
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Stupid lionsgate. My Netflix copy of john wick had only a lossy track. Still a good movie and audio.


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I was really disappointed in BH6.
Low recording levels overall, very little bass.
I experienced low recording levels as well...mid bass was acceptable though.

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Just watched Oblivion w/ Tom Cruise. It may not be one of his better movies however it hits pretty hard. There were some scenes were my furniture and floors were shaking it impressed me.
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Just watched Oblivion w/ Tom Cruise. It may not be one of his better movies however it hits pretty hard. There were some scenes were my furniture and floors were shaking it impressed me.

The rope break is a hall of fame bass worthy moment. A movie short on original ideas but it does look and sound beautiful.
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Just watched Oblivion w/ Tom Cruise. It may not be one of his better movies however it hits pretty hard. There were some scenes were my furniture and floors were shaking it impressed me.
So true.
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Was Ratatouille a consistent use of bass or just a few very brief deep extension moments?
I believe I've read that the shotgun blasts, and the ceiling falling, are good bass moments. I'd hope the underwater tumbling has some good low notes, but I don't know.

I've read a few places that Finding Nemo has great bass moments, e.g. Darla tapping the fish tank, the whale, the submarine slipping down (?).


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Let us not forget Star Wars. Before Lucas films special effects just did not have the impact they do now.

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I believe I've read that the shotgun blasts, and the ceiling falling, are good bass moments. I'd hope the underwater tumbling has some good low notes, but I don't know.

I've read a few places that Finding Nemo has great bass moments, e.g. Darla tapping the fish tank, the whale, the submarine slipping down (?).


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I watched nemo recently and it had some nice bass at times. Outside of the glass tap I don't remember anything specifically, but it never felt like it was lacking at all. 3d was good too
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I watched nemo recently and it had some nice bass at times. Outside of the glass tap I don't remember anything specifically, but it never felt like it was lacking at all. 3d was good too
The submarine falling. And the whale scene both monsters
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John Wick........ Now I know why I don't watch Keanu anymore. B grade at best with a few nice bass moments.
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Earth To Echo should be on the list. Decent kids movie with really powerful bass.
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I loved FA, but most people hated it. If Frank Zappa, Alice Cooper and Quentin Tarantino got together and made a film, FA could be it. Either way, it's a flat out LFE assault and fits the tone of the film well. Its a great bass/HT ride IMO, but I am in the extreme minority as most did not like it. See what you think though and report back.
Not too bad! It made me feel like I was at a haunted house with all the different monsters popping out. It wasn't bad, but neither good. Your right about the LFE assault. Serious bass throughout the entire flick.

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Not too bad! It made me feel like I was at a haunted house with all the different monsters popping out. It wasn't bad, but neither good. Your right about the LFE assault. Serious bass throughout the entire flick.

Nice! At least you didn't hate it! That is exactly what I find fun about it is it feels like some sort of haunted house/carnival ride in the HT. I can certainly understand people not liking it, but I think it's a blast.

Watched Art of Flight for the however many times now last night, but this time in 3d. Absolutely LOVE that audio track and film in general and the 3d while subtle definitely enhanced the overall experience to some degree. Another GREAT HT ride!

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Nemo - Whale Scene

the whale scene is certainly a big hitter, but i was always impressed with the scene where they are riding the underwater rip tide with the turtles too. and of course the darla tap scene is a good one too.
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the whale scene is certainly a big hitter, but i was always impressed with the scene where they are riding the underwater rip tide with the turtles too. and of course the darla tap scene is a good one too.

Some great sounds while Bruce is chasing Marlin and Dora around the submarine, as well as when the submarine slides down against the rock wall.


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Some great sounds while Bruce is chasing Marlin and Dora around the submarine, as well as when the submarine slides down against the rock wall.


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it's been a while since i've seen it other than regular TV...which never sounds the same. but you are right...i forgot about those scenes.
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Let us not forget Star Wars. Before Lucas films special effects just did not have the impact they do now.
I recently got all of the movies on Blu-Ray and was very impressed with the amount of bass. Beyond the low end, the pod racer scene might be the best surround demo that I've found.

I watched finding Nemo with my mother-in-law about a year ago. The tapping scene nearly scared her off the couch.

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Make sure your AVR isn't turning on Dynamic Compression with those TrueHD discs.

A lot of AVRs default to on with Dolby TrueHD and DD discs, I know mine did.
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Watched Art of Flight for the however many times now last night, but this time in 3d. Absolutely LOVE that audio track and film in general and the 3d while subtle definitely enhanced the overall experience to some degree. Another GREAT HT ride!
+100. I've said it before, this is the #1 best A/V demo I've found for my theater. Only got better when I found it in 3D. Any self-respecting HT enthusiast will add this to their library right away.

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I watched finding Nemo with my mother-in-law about a year ago. The tapping scene nearly scared her off the couch.
Huh... something that scare Mothers-in-Law away? Sign me up. That'll be the next thing I add after Art Of Flight.
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Anyone hear anything about this one ??
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If the past two Hobbit movies are any indication, I don't think The Battle of Five Armies will be anything to write home about unfortunately....

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If the past two Hobbit movies are any indication, I don't think The Battle of Five Armies will be anything to write home about unfortunately....
That's "exactly" what I'm afraid of...hoping to hear from someone who saw it.
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Anyone hear anything about this one ??
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Don't get your hopes up. Don't know how it measures, but it's probably very similar to the second one.
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Earth To Echo should be on the list. Decent kids movie with really powerful bass.
Great bass, but I just can't stand the camera in the hand movies..Drives me crazy
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That's a bummer. I just got my Netflix copy. Looking forward to checking it out.
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"San Andreas" rupturing in May. Looks a lot better than "2012."
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"San Andreas" rupturing in May. Looks a lot better than "2012."
After reading the 'bass' history of Earthquake 1974,[ read this, its a bass treat: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earthquake_(film)], with their needing to pump in 120 decibel 'infra bass', San Andreas is looking mighty interesting

Here's to hoping the theaters can deliver on this one!

BTW anyone know if the Earthquake bluray is filtered or does it have the original 120db stuff?

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"Earthquake was the first of four films released theatrically in "Sensurround", a short-lived venture between Universal and speaker manufacturer Cerwin-Vega that attempted to enhance the theatrical experience by adding low frequency effects that were intended to be felt more than heard. The format was abandoned for a variety of reasons, including the cost to theater owners and the tendency for the Sensurround vibrations to damage ceilings, especially in older structures, and cause fragments of plaster to fall on patrons' heads."
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sensasurround sounds damn perfect to me! fortify your structure already and let it roll!
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