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post #1 of 7 Old 05-26-2012, 05:39 AM - Thread Starter
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Hello gentlemen,

I am looking for suggestions to show off good black and white after a proper greyscale/gamma calibration. What are your favorite b&w movies, or scenes from movies? I used to demo the opening scene from Van Helsing, but I only have it on HDDVD. Thanks in advance!

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Sin City? It's got a bit of color thrown in occasionally.
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I'll second Casablanca, there is a newly mastered release out that is simply stunning. Use the "of all the gin joints" scene to check dynamic range. Birdman of Alcatraz also has some high dr scenes.
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Thanks guys! Im such a sucker for b&w photos, so this should be fun. Im just so used to using color (like Speedracer/Avatar) to show off a good calibration, that it will be nice to have something new in my collection!

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