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Silly movie but surprising LFE: Earth to Echo
I had seen previews for that movie now that I think of it. Isn't that animated?
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I had seen previews for that movie now that I think of it. Isn't that animated?
No. Live action shaky/ first person cam style.
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I'm assuming Interstellar has garnered a high spot on this list?
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It is deserving of being added for sure.



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I picked up Halo 4 FORWARD unto DAWN of $5 bucks today in the bargain bin on blu ray, Will have to give it a watch soon
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I picked up Halo 4 FORWARD unto DAWN of $5 bucks today in the bargain bin on blu ray, Will have to give it a watch soon
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Great Frank! Be sure to post back with your impressions of the soundtrack.





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Just finished watching it, the movie itself wasn't too bad I actually enjoyed. If they actually spent a bit of time doing it right it could of been fantastic !!
The audio was well used but I found it a bit on the hot mix when it came to the fronts and surrounds. I usually play at -4db for DTS HD Ma tracks and 0db for PCM etc. this track I had to go down to -8db. The lfe was good at -8db but at-4db the fronts and surrounds it was too loud ( I couldn't go there ). Overall I enjoyed it


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Nice to hear someone else enjoyed that movie. I played the games a lot in high school (namely the original Halo and Halo 2) so i really liked it. They just released another one called Nightfall. I'll have to check it out.

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Nice to hear someone else enjoyed that movie. I played the games a lot in high school (namely the original Halo and Halo 2) so i really liked it. They just released another one called Nightfall. I'll have to check it out.
I personally thought Nightfall was not as impressive bass wise as the first. The bass that is there is good, but it's more spread out instead of a nice 30 minute onslaught at the end lime part one which I preferred. Curious what you think though when you watch.

Ralph/others....Monsters Dark Continent is worth a spin for bass/audio if you have not seen it!
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Was Nightfall better than the first one movie wise? Or is it pretty much the same?

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Was Nightfall better than the first one movie wise? Or is it pretty much the same?
It might be a little better, but overall I thought both were terrible. It's very subjective though, so rent and see what you think.
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Ralph, i would love to see review of Independance Day, Hot Fuzz and Apocalypse Now on blu-ray, and how you would rate these in LFE.
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Ralph, i would love to see review of Independance Day, Hot Fuzz and Apocalypse Now on blu-ray, and how you would rate these in LFE.
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I don't have plans on doing a formal review of them at this time but own them all and will give them a spin to see how well the LFE holds up.


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Greetings,

I don't have plans on doing a formal review of them at this time but own them all and will give them a spin to see how well the LFE holds up.


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Ok, let me know what you think of the bass.
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Ralph, i would love to see review of Independance Day, Hot Fuzz and Apocalypse Now on blu-ray, and how you would rate these in LFE.

Hot Fuzz is in a completely different league vs the other two which are weak by todays standards. Hot Fuzz is a fantastic bass film though!
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Ralph, can you rate these movies in LFE for us?
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Hot Fuzz is in a completely different league vs the other two which are weak by todays standards. Hot Fuzz is a fantastic bass film though!
Right Toe! Right from the start just some great bass in this one.
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Ralph, i would love to see review of Independance Day, Hot Fuzz and Apocalypse Now on blu-ray, and how you would rate these in LFE.
I have only watched Apocalypse Now Redux on DVD and while the movie itself is great, the soundtrack wasn't that impressive.
Having seen several versions now I have no desire to buy the Blu-ray version, unless something great has happened to the sound, like a full remix in Atmos or DTS-X.
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I finally got a chance to watch Hot Fuzz myself. My wife and I had a free night finally and just blind watched it it on Netflix. Even the DD+ track on Netflix sounded nice, pretty good bass. I bet the BD is killer. Being a Shaun of the Dead fan I thought the movie was great.
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I finally got a chance to watch Hot Fuzz myself. My wife and I had a free night finally and just blind watched it it on Netflix. Even the DD+ track on Netflix sounded nice, pretty good bass. I bet the BD is killer. Being a Shaun of the Dead fan I thought the movie was great.
Watching it now, and yes it's audio is very good and in DSU I was very surprised.

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Avatar is incredible with dsu! Could be my new favorite. I don't remember it having such good sound and bass when my setup was on my living room. But now in my dedicated HT. Wow!
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After spending time manually tweaking my Subs over the weekend I thought I'd mention a movie I like to use as a volume test during manual setups, "Contact", I've found that the bass during the wormhole scene while not "off the charts", is great to use as a reference for volume levels, a nice happy medium for setup purposes.

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Avatar is incredible with dsu! Could be my new favorite. I don't remember it having such good sound and bass when my setup was on my living room. But now in my dedicated HT. Wow!
I've watched this movie 3 times since installing 7.2.4 atmos. This is after a least 12 times watching it previously over the years. My old 5.1 setup just did not do it justice.


With my PJ screen calibrated and my AVR/speakers/subs calibrated, it's almost like this movie was made for Atmos and I am hearing things that I hadn't in the past! WoW!

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My parents were visiting this weekend and we were searching my Plex library for something to watch. My step dad chose Master and Commander (2003). I probably hadn't watched this since I got it on DVD a decade ago.

Even though this movie is old, I was shocked at the excellent sound track. I'm not sure whether or not it would meet the earth-shattering bass requirements of this thread, but I have to tell you that the cannon fire scenes in this movie are outstanding IMHO.

Glad my Dad suggested that we resurrect this one last night.
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My parents were visiting this weekend and we were searching my Plex library for something to watch. My step dad chose Master and Commander (2003). I probably hadn't watched this since I got it on DVD a decade ago.

Even though this movie is old, I was shocked at the excellent sound track. I'm not sure whether or not it would meet the earth-shattering bass requirements of this thread, but I have to tell you that the cannon fire scenes in this movie are outstanding IMHO.

Glad my Dad suggested that we resurrect this one last night.
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I agree that it's most definitely a solid performer in the bass department. Thanks for sharing!


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I see this thread has been dormant for a while. Has anyone unearthed anymore gems recently worthy of a listen?

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