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post #91 of 186 Old 08-06-2010, 05:26 PM
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Just saw SAHARA (2005) on HD-DVD for the first time and WOW, it (mostly) stinks! I know its a popcorn 'leave the brain at the door' type of flick but the preposterous set-pieces, music video-style presentation (a pop song during every other montage) and impossible coincidences just became too much to sustain the movie's weight. Only the triple-whammy finale involving a solar panel plant, a helicopter chase and a Civil War boat stranded in the Sahara desert (!) achieve the kind of madcap excitement "Sahara" promised, but by then I had already given up on the flick being any good. Matthew McConaughey seems like a genuinely nice guy but an Indiana Jones-type adventure star he ain't. Steve Zahn and Rainn Wilson score few laughs as the comic-relief sidekicks, and poor Penelope Cruz looks like she wants to catch the next plane out of this movie and into another Almadovar project. William H. Macy and Delroy Lindo also phone in their performances. Pretty coold HD pic/sound but this one turned out to be a waste of cash.

Other HD-DVD's I watched over the long July 4th holiday weekend (in the USA): AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON (1981), THE UNTOUCHABLES (1987) and QUEEN ROCK MONTRAL & LIVE AID (2007).

I bought some turds but I agree with you on SAHARA and luckilly I decided to rent it first. I was glad I made that decision, otherwise I would have wasted $10 or so when the format was ending. One I did buy and regret was I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU CHUCK AND LARRY. Just terrible.
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I watched a couple of HD DVDs lately.

The Fountain, looked nice, but was way too trippy to really get my approval.

Children of Men. Great film! Not too crazy about the ending, but it's a good film nonetheless.

Ocean's 13. Awesome movie! I love how the film is a straight up revenge film and it works quite well.

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One Six Right

I thought I had purchased by last HD DVD in 2009. Then a week ago I purchased "One Six Right" which appears to still be an HD DVD exclusive. What a treasure this documentary is. It features stunning aviation footage along with a fascinating story about general aviation in America and specifically the Van Nuys airport.
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Saw Roman Polansky's The Pianist (2002) on HD-DVD for the first time over the weekend and WOW, what a freaking masterpiece! Yes, Holocaust movies have become a cliché shortcut by actors/directors/studios to Academy Award recognition. But when they're as heartfelt, memorable and well-made as "The Pianist" you can't argue with the results. This is a fine motion picture that yes, won plenty of Oscar love back in 2002. But, seen in 2010, "The Pianist" still has the power to make me angry, sad, depressed and happy that the real Wladyslaw Szpilman (a believable nuanced Adrian Brody) was able to find the inner-fortitude (and luck) to live through the insanity of the Warsaw guetto uprising. The last meal of Szpilman's family (you know it when you see it from watching plenty of Holocaust films prior) is moving and, with the knowledge I've acquired about Polansky's body of work (and childhood) over recent years, I could even see the absurd black humor (dark and depressing but vintage Roman) of the Nazi machine recruiting Jews to torture and abuse their own kind (or, in the case of Szpilman, save him) and randomly choosing who lives or dies. The last-minute Thomas Kretschmann appearance feels weird and disconnected from the movie up to that point but, alas, that's how the real Szpilman's memoir goes. Great HD-DVD too but a commentary track (the 31 min. documentary feels too short) would have made this aces.
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Watched The Perfect Storm last week (it had been sitting on my shelf over a year along with a bunch of other cheaply bought HD DVDs--thought it was time to actually watch one of them). It was a decent movie (the score was very derivative of Braveheart in a number of places, though--same composer) with fantastic effects. As a native New Englander (though, admittedly, not from a coastal town like Gloucester), I found the characters reasonably accurate, if somewhat shallow. A good entry into the "man vs. nature" genre and certainly gives the A/V gear a good workout.
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Meet Joe Black.. Don't know why I have a soft spot for this movie.

This movie is the only reason I have still hung on to my HD-XA2. There is no blu Ray edition. Boots slowly but still plays all.

I just moved it to a different spot in my rack and what a beast!! Heavy!

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Saw Howard Hawks' RIO BRAVO (1959) on HD-DVD for the first time and WOW, it was good. My first Hawks' movie and it was a blast. Walter Brennan steals every scene in which Stumpy says or does anything (which is often) and he's the only reason I'm dying to see Hawks' "Red River." John Wayne transitions into 'older' John Wayne mode with grace and movie-star charisma (Wayne's always been wooden but he always commands the screen), Dean Martin makes for a believable-in-Western-flicks struggling drunk (research? ) and Angie Dickinson is a firecracker beaut that catches Sheriff Chance's eye (loved when Wayne just lifts Angie and carries her up the stairs, "Gone With The Wind" style). Claude Akins and John Russell make for hiss-worthy but not cartoony villains. What surprised me most is that, even with Ricky freaking Nelson as the skilled new young gun and a scene in which our gang of heroes sings (except Wayne, thank Goodness, although Brennan belting a tune seems like a gag), "Rio Bravo" doesn't feel like a studio movie taking advantage of two popular singers in the cast to score a few easy song hits. At every turn you can feel Hawks in complete control of his movie as Peckinpah was of his own brand of 'tough man' cinema. Great introduction to a filmmaker's potentially interesting body of work. Looks OK in high-def, and can't wait to hear John Carpenter's commentary.
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Rewatched SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE (1978/2000) on HD-DVD with the Richard Donner/Tom Mankiewicz commentary track on. Even though it doesn't look leaps and bounds better than DVD (too many optical and second-pass shots on top of Geoffrey Unsworth's soft photography) the colors just pop out in high-def; Christopher Reeve's peepers have never looked bluer, or Supes' suit more yellow/red/blue pretty. And listening to Donner and Mankiewicz (R.I.P.) defend their version of events about what took place during the turbulent, lengthy and protracted shoot of the first (and most of the second) "Superman" movie remains one of my favorite 'go to' commentary tracks ever released.

Afterwards I rewatched SUPERMAN II: THE RICHARD DONNER CUT (1981/2006) on HD-DVD twice, once by itself and second time with a second heaping of Donner/Mankiewicz commentary goodness. With Lester cut of the movie fresh in my mind (saw it on DVD) the many differences (big and small) in Donner's version stand out for doing a lot of things right (bringing Jor-El back into the narrative with restored never-before-seen Brando footage, making Zod more evil by showing the joy in his face as he shoots a rifle inside the White House, less campy performances, diminished slapstick, Supes and Lois Lane at their most romantic, etc.) while also needlessly complicating the narrative (butchering of the needed-because-they're-the-only-existing-version Lester-shot scenes, adding/removing slow-motion, altering music cues, removing the 'effect' from the Super Villains' voices, etc.). Also, brief scenes and/or extensions of existing scenes that would have probably ended in the cutting room floor if Donner had been allowed to finish "Superman II" (examples: Jimmy Olsen bringing Perry a drink and Lex Luthor snatching it for himself, Supes' 'freedom of the press' line outside the Daily Planet, etc.) have been used by Donner at the expense of not using the better footage/scenes shot by Lester because of the decades-long dispute between the director and the Salkinds. Shoot, there are even alternate takes from shots of the first "Superman" movie that don't seem to belong to any other previous version of any previously-released version.

It's a miracle a Donner version of "Superman II" even exists at all, but the final product would have benefited from an impartial third-party picking and choosing the best scenes from both Lester and Donner for a definite version of "Superman II" that, sadly, will never exist because it wasn't properly shot back in the late 70's. I'll take Lester's 'kiss' over Donner's 'world turning' ending for "Superman II" any day, but I also prefer to have Brando and not Susannah York hanging out at the Fortress of Solitude. Highlight of the Donner cut: Jor-El giving Lois Lane the 'evil eye' when Kal-El chooses to become human.

Reunited for another commentary track Dick Donner and Tom 'Creative Consultant' Mankiewicz are looser and more fun to listen to than in the first "Superman" commentary (even though they repeat a couple of the same stories); when Mankiewicz lets loose a 'yahoo' scream (you have to listen to the context to understand why) the laughter from these two old friends is as contageous as listening to a John Carpenter/Kurt Russell track. Also, considering its been stored in cannisters locked in warehouse over in the UK for decades, the restored footage looks surprisingly sharp and colorful in high-definition except in scenes with modern CG plates replacing backgrounds that were never shot (very prevalent in the big Metropolis fight between Supes and the Super Villains).
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Eastern Promises - gritty showcase for one of my favorite actors, Viggo Mortensen great story, outstanding PQ and AQ.

I've been trying to watch as many of my HD-DVD's as I can, but the at the volume I've bought, it'll take a bit.

So far in the last month or so:

That's Entertainment
Robin Hood
Terminator 3
Matrix (defective disk )
V for Vendetta
Viva las Vegas
Galapagos

Any more and my wife files.

A sample of still unwatched purchases on HD-DVD (not all):

Elizabeth the Golden Age
Zodiac
Hot Fuzz
Black Snake Moan
The Ant Bully
Grand Prix
The two later Matrix movies
Casino
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etc.

I really enjoyed Hot Fuzz with Simon Pegg. The same crew that did Shaun of the Dead.

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Saw - US Director's Cut (Kinowelt/Germany)

I've bought It a few months ago but I just watched this HD yesterday.

The 1080p HD transfer looks superb.The original 7.1 dts-HD audio track sounds powerful and clear ("Dr. Gordon.This is Your wake up call...").

This German edition contains a lot of extra materials (includes the original Saw short movie),so if You're a hardcore Saw fan,this is the edition what You need.

House Of Wax:

The HD pics is average but It's not a really good-lookin' reference quality.I've seen some really beautiful daylight scenes in the beginning,but It's a dark movie with many night-scenes.Sometimes I've felt this is just an upconverted DVD,not a real HD-DVD presentation.

The sound:Where is a lossless sound for this release ? The HD standard DD plus soundtrack was lifeless and powerless.It's not strong enough to fear under the whole movie.Too bad,this movie really deserves a lossless TrueHD sound.

However the movie was Ok.I really liked it.It has a nice soundtrack (Prodigy,Disturbed,Marilyn Manson)and we can see some really brutally murders and chasing scenes.But this HD DVD edition was far away from prefect.

V for Vendetta:

Another "Wow" HD-DVD.Warner did a really nice job with this release.Perfect pics and finally a ,lossless trueHD sound what we have.

Good movie and a perfect HD-DVD.
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Saw TREMORS (1990) on HD-DVD and WOW, it's... OK I guess. It's not "Patton"-on-BD bad but man, Universal went crazy with the DNR on this transfer. Everyone looks like a wax statue on close-up, but at least the underground creatures look even more icky and disgusting up-close. Considering there's not a lick of CGI anywhere (it's all miniatures, puppets and/or animatronics) special effects for the giant underground worms look stellar in high-def and don't give away any secrets. Some pretty graphic violent scenes for an early 90's PG-13 movie, but the humor deflates their impact. A fun 'B' horror movie that knows what it is ("Jaws" in the desert) with a cast that's game and plays it with the tongue firmly in cheek, particularly Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward.
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Universal went crazy with the DNR on this transfer. Everyone looks like a wax statue on close-up, but at least the underground creatures look even more icky and disgusting up-close

Yeah, I really hate DNR affected HD transfers.Unfortunately many Universal HD-DVD and BD transfer looks ugly because they use DNR technology to kill film grain.But why ?
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^^^ The studio heads that decide about transfers are afraid people will complain that the more visible grain (a product of high-def brining out details in a print previously hidden-in-plain-sight or invisible) is ugly and doesn't show the sharpness and clarity people tend to assocaite with HD (i.e. what they see in the newest, latest Hollywood flicks). It takes the skill of a techninian doing the transfer or the pull of a director with clout (a Spielberg, Scorsese, Cameron or the better Scott brother ) to get a film that looks grainy in HD to allow that to come across in the HD transfer. I don't mind DNR if it's done in measure (like with the new "Apocalypse Now" Blu-ray) but for "Tremors" the DNR button was set to 'ON' for the duration of the movie whether any particular scene needed it or not. And that same transfer was recycled and passed along for the BD "Tremors."
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^^^ The studio heads that decide about transfers are afraid people will complain that the more visible grain (a product of high-def brining out details in a print previously hidden-in-plain-sight or invisible) is ugly and doesn't show the sharpness and clarity people tend to assocaite with HD (i.e. what they see in the newest, latest Hollywood flicks). It takes the skill of a techninian doing the transfer or the pull of a director with clout (a Spielberg, Scorsese, Cameron or the better Scott brother ) to get a film that looks grainy in HD to allow that to come across in the HD transfer. I don't mind DNR if it's done in measure (like with the new "Apocalypse Now" Blu-ray) but for "Tremors" the DNR button was set to 'ON' for the duration of the movie whether any particular scene needed it or not. And that same transfer was recycled and passed along for the BD "Tremors."

The US release has a TrueHD lossless track.Is it true ? Because I have the UK edition and it has only a simple DD+ lossy sound.But it's also DNR affected just like the US version.
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My "Tremors" HD-DVD box says Dolby TruHD, but I don't have a surround sound hooked-up to test this. Sorry.
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Grand Prix

First saw it in the theater at age 13 in 1966 I think. Could not wait to see it at the time and likely bugged my parents until they could not stand it. I also remember getting the soundtrack on vinyl. (Still have it!)

Go it on DVD and then HD DVD. It is always a great experience when I watch it on HD DVD. Great picture and sound. Better than 1966 and in our home whenever I want. We are spoiled by our technology today.

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Grand Prix

First saw it in the theater at age 13 in 1966 I think. Could not wait to see it at the time and likely bugged my parents until they could not stand it. I also remember getting the soundtrack on vinyl. (Still have it!)

Go it on DVD and then HD DVD. It is always a great experience when I watch it on HD DVD. Great picture and sound. Better than 1966 and in our home whenever I want. We are spoiled by our technology today.
This is a particularly good transfer. It's great to show off ultra high cr projectors with as well as being a great movie.
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I saw Ironman 2 in HD DVD and was really surprised about the high quality. one of my favorite

Ironman 2 on HD DVD? Really??
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Saw THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT! (1974) on HD-DVD and WOW, what a nostalgia trip (even though I was too young to have seen the featured movies in theaters). It's a really fun time capsule of both the golden era of MGM musicals (1920's-1950's) and the dilapidated 1970's when the abandoned studio sets served as backdrops (and sharp contrasts) to the introduction of the colorful movie clips. There's a so-bad-its-good standard definition hour-long network TV special chronicling the movie's premiere and MGM's 50th anniversary (hosted by stiff and out-of-their-league George Hamilton and wife). The difference between the movie clips in this old TV special and the remastered-for-HD clips in the actual movie (with their appropriate aspect ratios) is like the darkness of space contrasted with bright sunshine. The parade of stars introducing clips, performing on the clips or both (Sinatra, Kelly, Astaire, Taylor, Minelli, etc.) makes the hammy staging/dialogue tolerable. Even if you don't like the whole of "That's Entertainment!" (and there are two more of these to go) there are enough classic songs/scenes/moments to make sitting through the boring one's worthwhile.
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Saw Sam Raimi's FOR LOVE OF THE GAME (1999) on HD-DVD and WOW! It's... it's... I don't know.

I really, really wanted to like this one because its 'self-doubting, down-to-Earth big celebrity meets self-doubting, down-to-Earth average person of the opposite sex' plot reminded me of "Notting Hill" (a film I adore). Kevin Costner (baseball star) & Kelly Preston (the "normal" person) are clearly meant for each other but the movie throws every cliche' in the romantic genre playbook (misunderstandings, inability to communicate, nutty friends/relatives, etc.) on its way to a predictable conclusion. So did "Notting Hill's" romantic fantasy but, unlike "For Love of the Game's" baseball soap-opera (which unfolds as flashbacks during a single baseball game), "Notting Hill" didn't take itself too seriously and used humor to difuse the romantic tension. By contrast Sam Raimi's deadly-serious and workmanlike treatment of Michael Shaara's baseball novel (Costner's Bill Chapel might as well wear a CG halo above his head) borders on being joylless despite depicting alleged romantic entanglements and a fun baseball game. You can tell the bitter aftermath of the then-recent MLB lockout season was still on people's minds from some of the dialogue (particularly Brian Cox's). John C. Reilly, Jena Malone and JK Simmons inject precious little bits of fun into the increasingly-tiresome romantic back-and-forth between Bill and Jane (about 75% of the movie).

"For Love of the Game" is a personal guilty pleasure of mine precisely because it embraces the chick flick view of sports (right down to an ending where achieving baseball perfection is secondary to the love of a woman) and is so atypical from every other movie Raimi has directed, before or since. I also have a soft spot for Kevin Costner bombs because I've found them to be decent flicks that didn't deserve to tank as hard as they did at the time (although let's be honest here, Kevin coasted on his "Dances With Wolves" laurels/persona for way too long). Movie looks OK in HD-DVD (the CG baseball crowds at Yankee Stadium haven't aged well but the camera angles are perfect), razor-sharp and vibrant in high-definition. More than anything though, Chapel driving through a deserted piece of NYC road (where he meets Jane for the first time) and wondering through empty corridors/locker rooms at Yankee Stadium right before the last game of the season completely took me out of the movie as totally unrealistic. Guess where I live?
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Ironman 2 on HD DVD? Really??

I hope so.
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I picked up these 2 beauties yesterday.



End Of Days:

Another WOW ! HD DVD title.

The HD transfer looks great but the whole movie is really dark.Sometimes maybe is too darkm, however this transfer is a really big upgrade from the previous DVD version.The audiotrack is Dolby TrueHD (it was a good move from the studio) and It sounds better than ever.

A lots of extra materials are included so this HD DVD is a really must buy 4 every Arnold fan just like me.

U-571

Reference pics & sound quality.

The BD version has a much better lossless sound (dts-HD MA) but this HD DVD has better HD pics quality (without any DNR applied).

So It was a good deal I think.
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I just picked up The Adventures of Robin Hood and all I can say is WOW! This HD DVD transfer is awesome, the Technicolor is beautiful and the soundtrack is outstanding. I've been a fan of this movie since I was a kid in the '60s, watching it in B&W on a 19" screen. I have a VHS tape somebody gave me years ago and on a 27" TV that was okay, but the only way I could imagine this being better would be a fresh print in a movie theater, something I doubt I will ever have the chance to see.

I have a 58" Panny plasma (last gen of the 768p), an HD-A2 and an older Onkyo receiver using optical cable for 5.1 DTS. I couldn't imagine it getting much better for a home viewing experience than this. Oh yeah, I picked this up for only $5.99 including shipping from that bidding site. Pretty good deal for the definitive Robin Hood movie (IMHO).

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Nice may have to pickup Robin Hood. I knew it had superior quality release but its better to hear it from another AVS member. I still want to pickup Pitch Black hddvd as Chronicles of Riddick looked and sounded so nice. Last hd dvd I watched was Serenity. I highly recommend it for sci-fi fans as its a good movie with nice HD visuals and sound.

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Saw FORBIDDEN PLANET (1956) on HD-DVD and WOW!, I really liked it. First saw this one a couple of years ago and, revisiting it recently, what used to annoy me I found dated but charming. Either I'm getting older or I'm more appreciative of classic sci-fi... or both! I even found Walter Pidgeon's exposition-laden dialogue (which is almost all his character spews) and the 'cheat' of what the monster is (which I felt was underwhelming before) combined into a decent sci-fi twist on the Jekyll/Hyde dynamic, a proto "Incredible Hulk" narrative with Altair IV replacing gamma radiation. And damn, I didn't notice before but Anne Francis is literally barefoot in the kitchen of her (and Pidgeon's) home. If she were pregnant (and who says Leslie Nielsen didn't take care of that on the way back to Earth ) she would have been the perfect 50's sci-fi woman.

Decent high-def picture and, for '56, the SFX work and production values are off-the-charts retro cool. My HD-DVD copy of "FB" has a glitch in which the picture stutters and freezes around Chapters 10/11 (when Robbit zaps the monkey at the kitchen in Pidgeon's futuristic house) on my three players. I can only watch the rest of the movie that comes after the 'monkey zap' by skipping to a chapter after and slowly rewinding before it freezes again. Does anybody else have this problem? If it's widespread then it's an authoring mistake that affects all copies. If it isn't then my three HD-DVD compatible devices really, really hate me.
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My HD-DVD copy of "FB" has a glitch in which the picture stutters and freezes around Chapters 10/11 (when Robbit zaps the monkey at the kitchen in Pidgeon's futuristic house) on my three players. I can only watch the rest of the movie that comes after the 'monkey zap' by skipping to a chapter after and slowly rewinding before it freezes again.

Mine doesn't do this, nor have I read about any such problem before (if it were a mastering error there would have been a huge stink about it for sure).

The "monkey zap" scene (Chapter 12) is iirc followed by the "nude bathing" (not!) scene and then the two astronauts getting caught looking at Morbius' notes. At this point the playback file changes from PEVOB_1.EVO to PEVOB_2.EVO where I expect there is a disc layer change. I would look for a speck of dirt or damaged disc somewhere around the periphery of it.

I guess you have never played your disc before but it does sound damaged to me, sorry.
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Going through some I havent seen in a while, I watched Meet Joe Black the other night. I like it a lot better than I remember, funny how that works...anyway, very film like and looks great in 1080p. I was on a 55"/1080i Mits RPTV when I started collecting all these hd-dvd's so alot of them havent been viewd on my new 52" Sammy LCD in 1080p, I love it!

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I just saw Eagles Farewell I Tour: Live From Melbourne and WOW!

The video transfer is like looking through a window and the 5.1 DTS soundtrack is stellar! One hell of an audio mixing job if you ask me!

Even thought this is The Eagles 30 years later, this is an awesome concert. Also enjoyed the more recent stuff out of their catalog and the included solo material of the principals is a big bonus!

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Completely agree! This is one of the few HD DVDs that I paid a fair price for, and I absolutely love it. Great track list, very good a/v experience, and a joy to put into the player. Definitely my personal favorite concert disc, although the Jimi Hendrix Monterey disc is up there for historic reasons, even with the SD looking video...

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I just saw Eagles Farewell I Tour: Live From Melbourne and WOW!

The video transfer is like looking through a window and the 5.1 DTS soundtrack is stellar! One hell of an audio mixing job if you ask me!

Even thought this is The Eagles 30 years later, this is an awesome concert. Also enjoyed the more recent stuff out of their catalog and the included solo material of the principals is a big bonus!

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I just watched Next 2007 with Nick Cage. I have an HD-A1 to a JVC HD250 on a 140" scope screen and I was disappointed in the quality. Lots of jaggies and very digital looking. I just got my system up and running so I might have not had something set just right. Anybody else think this looked a little disappointing?

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