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Thanks for all your time and work on this thread!!


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New title added to HD DVD list.

Deadlands 2: Trapped --> released 3/26/2010

That doesn't happen very often these days.
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New title added to HD DVD list.

Deadlands 2: Trapped --> released 3/26/2010

That doesn't happen very often these days.


Wasn't this released on HD DVD-R?
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Wasn't this released on HD DVD-R?

Yes, it was.

These three unique titles were added recently to the list:

Deadlands 2: Trapped (in Other Studio's Movies)

Railway Story: China South Part 1 (in the import list under doc/other)
Railway Story: China South Part 2

I had assumed the last two never got released, since the release date was 3/26/08, over a month after the format war ended, and that no copies were known to exist until now. Anyway, there are 10 Railway Story titles instead of 8.

Also Railway Story: China Part 1 has been changed to Railway Story China North Part 1. The same goes for part 2.
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Please, can anyone tell me where is the list of HD DVDs that have superior audio over their Blu-ray counterpart.

IE: The Any Bully and Happy Feet both feature TrueHD soundtracks on the HD DVD releases, but only Dolby Digital lossy on the Blu-rays.

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BTW bruceames, fantastic work on the lists you have made! Much appreciated!

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BTW bruceames, fantastic work on the lists you have made! Much appreciated!

Thanks I'm going to come up with a list of HD DVDs that have better audio specs than their Blu-ray counterparts soon.

I have made a list of those that have better PQ (based on reviews, consensus posts from screenshot threads, other posts, and my own comparisons). The imports are compared to the US Blu-ray.

Paramount/Dreamworks:
Sahara
Four Brothers
Aeon Flux
The Italian Job
Reds
Coming to America
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
Dreamgirls

Universal:
Apollo 13
The Thing
The Mummy Returns
U-571
Army of Darkness
Casino

Imports:
Band of Brothers
Terminator 2: Judgement Day
Total Recall
Crank
Silent Hill
Equilibrium
The Machinist
1408
Reservoir Dogs
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Thanks I'm going to come up with a list of HD DVDs that have better audio specs than their Blu-ray counterparts soon.

I have made a list of those that have better PQ (based on reviews, consensus posts from screenshot threads, other posts, and my own comparisons). The imports are compared to the US Blu-ray.

Paramount:
Sahara
Four Brothers
Aeon Flux
The Italian Job
Reds
Coming to America
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

Universal:
Apollo 13
The Thing
The Mummy Returns
U-571
Army of Darkness
Casino

Imports:
Band of Brothers
Terminator 2: Judgement Day
Total Recall
Crank
Silent Hill
Equilibrium
The Machinist
1408
Reservoir Dogs

Dreamworks (Paramount)
Dreamgirls
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Dreamworks (Paramount)
Dreamgirls

Thanks for the info. I have this coming tomorrow from Netflix to compare with the HD DVD.
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List of HD DVDs that have better audio specs than their Blu-ray counterparts.

WB: (HD DVD is TrueHD while Blu-ray is DD@640mbps)

Ant Bully
Happy Feet
Lady in the Water
Phantom of the Opera
Training Day
The Wicker Man

Paramount/Dreamworks: (HD DVD is DD+@1.5mbps while Blu-ray is DD@640mbps)

Aeon Flux
Babel
Black Snake Moan
Coming to America
Dreamgirls
Face/Off
Failure To Launch
Flags of Our Fathers
Four Brothers
Freedom Writers
Hustle & Flow
The Italian Job
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
The Manchurian Candidate
Mission: Impossible
Mission: Impossibe II
Mission: Impossible III
Nacho Libre
Norbit
Payback: Straight Up - The Director's Cut
Reds
Sahara
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
Sleepy Hollow
Shooter
Trading Places
U2: Rattle and Hum
The Warriors
We Were Soldiers
World Trade Center
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List of HD DVDs that have better audio specs than their Blu-ray counterparts.

WB: (HD DVD is TrueHD while Blu-ray is DD@640mbps)

Lady in the Water
The Wicker Man

You can also add Happy Feet and The Ant Bully to that list as well. (same criteria for audio)

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You can also add Happy Feet and The Ant Bully to that list as well. (same criteria for audio)

Thanks for those, I didn't realize that Ant Bully was TrueHD either (not listed as such but is). I found two others that I had missed as well.
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Yet another new HD DVD release and this time it is not a HD DVD-R.

http://forums.highdefdigest.com/hd-d...pre-order.html

File it under "Others", I guess.
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Yeah, I noticed that. I'll add it once it gets released.
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Does anyone know why my HD DVD copy of the adult movie Pirates won't play in my player?
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Does anyone know why my HD DVD copy of the adult movie Pirates won't play in my player?

It's a 3x DVD not a real HD DVD. It should play. It should just make a lot of noise.
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So even thos it says HD DVD on the disc and the Manufacturers site, it really isn't? My Toshiba says "NO DISC"
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So even thos it says HD DVD on the disc and the Manufacturers site, it really isn't? My Toshiba says "NO DISC"

You might just have a bad disc, or it might be dirty--might have to do the boil or spray away method.
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Does anyone know why my HD DVD copy of the adult movie Pirates won't play in my player?

I heard these were initially released with the HD DVD label, but they were only DVDs with WMV HD files on them. Try popping it in your computer. I am guessing it will play.
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Pirates, although it's on dvd rom DL media, is encoded in the HD DVD format (720p VC-1). It's definitely not a WMV and it plays fine on my XA2 (which it would not do if it were a WMV disc).
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Fantastic list Bruce, thansks!

I probably missed it somewhere but shouldn't Purple Rain be in the Warner section?

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Fantastic list Bruce, thansks!

I probably missed it somewhere but shouldn't Purple Rain be in the Warner section?

Eric

You're welcome Eric. Thank you for catching that, it's in there now.
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Hi Bruce, I think this title is not on your list, revised and corrected.

greetings

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...1#post18820751
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Hi Bruce, I think this title is not on your list, revised and corrected.

greetings

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...1#post18820751

Thanks for the info. It's listed in the "Promo/other" discs in post 3.
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Hey Bruce,

If you are still out there I wanted to offer a few updates to remove the exclusivity from. I am still amazed at how many of the Universal titles still haven't seen another release. I noted the date for those soon to be released. Thanks for making this list it helped me figure out some of the discs I am still holding onto like Sneakers waiting for Blu-Ray version.

Backdraft - Jan 4, 2011
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - Jan 25, 2011
Fast Times at Ridgemont High - Listed for Pre-Order with no date?
Friday Night Lights
Lost in Translation - Dec 7, 2010
Meet the Fockers
Meet the Parents
National Lampoon's Animal House - Listed for Pre-Order with no date?
Ray - Feb 1, 2011
Red Dragon
Tremors
Waist Deep - Feb 8, 2011

Excalibur - March 8, 2011
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Hey Bruce,

If you are still out there I wanted to offer a few updates to remove the exclusivity from. I am still amazed at how many of the Universal titles still haven't seen another release. I noted the date for those soon to be released. Thanks for making this list it helped me figure out some of the discs I am still holding onto like Sneakers waiting for Blu-Ray version.

Backdraft - Jan 4, 2011
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - Jan 25, 2011
Fast Times at Ridgemont High - Listed for Pre-Order with no date?
Friday Night Lights
Lost in Translation - Dec 7, 2010
Meet the Fockers
Meet the Parents
National Lampoon's Animal House - Listed for Pre-Order with no date?
Ray - Feb 1, 2011
Red Dragon
Tremors
Waist Deep - Feb 8, 2011

Excalibur - March 8, 2011

Yeah I'm still here, thanks for the info.

List updated.
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Bewolf was fantastic in HD! shame they pulled the HDDVD...
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FYI-the info regarding this disc, that Jung is referring to was originally posted by a different member (not Jung), at another popular hi-def forum. Not sure if that person is the same person I dealt with over the last few weeks. But a package I paid for from another member never arrived after almost 2 months, and I've initiated a fraud investigation(I've gotten no other answers from original seller). No idea if this is the same seller that has now mysteriously appeared with the same titles and a different screen name, but just be very careful. If he's in Russia, you will not be able to send payments with some popular nad protected online payment methods, so excercise extra caution. Good luck, everyone.
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Just to be clear, I'm not the guy trying to sell it. I live in PA. I saw the guy selling it and asked him for pics. He said he is in Moscow. Noway am I going to send money to a guy in Russia.
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