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Forum: 3D Source Components   07-05-2015, 04:47 PM
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Posted By Don Landis
Real editors are a rare breed

I saw this story on investor's news for GoPro and thought this guy has not a clue what real editors do to create a good story in video.




Thought you guys, especially Joe Clark, would be...
Forum: 3D Content   07-04-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
Jupiter Ascending was a good action SciFi story...

Jupiter Ascending was a good action SciFi story that has an interesting twist. Explains the whole God is an Alien theory in the fiction. We enjoyed it but the first hour didn't make much sense as I...
Forum: 3D Content   07-03-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
Yes, just wish the new titles wouldn't take...

Yes, just wish the new titles wouldn't take almost a month to get here. Hopefully that will get resolved.

That other service, I looked over and it seems most of the titles are old.

Anyway,...
Forum: 3D Content   07-03-2015, 10:23 AM
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Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
I've now exceeded 100 BR Disks in 3D and my...

I've now exceeded 100 BR Disks in 3D and my cabinet is full. I have probably watched only a couple more than once, so I may be getting a bit picky these days on what I own on disk.
Forum: 3D Content   07-03-2015, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Don Landis
Seventh Son is out on BD. I have it from...

Seventh Son is out on BD. I have it from Amazon.UK It's an OK movie but not worth the price. Wish I would have waited and rented from 3DBr. Just got the Jupiter's Landing in from them. Didn't...
Forum: 3D Content   07-03-2015, 02:32 AM
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Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
Actually, all vudu content is stored on Vudu's...

Actually, all vudu content is stored on Vudu's servers and is streamed whenever you access it. They do not use any digital download. Sony network does and will store a purchased movie on your PS3. ...
Forum: 3D Content   07-02-2015, 01:13 PM
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Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
Dolby Pro Logic is an analog decoding process...

Dolby Pro Logic is an analog decoding process based on phase differences in analog stereo 2 channel audio tracks. Your claim makes no sense. It is not possible for any content supplier to control...
Forum: 3D Content   07-02-2015, 10:16 AM
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Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
The distribution of media is not just digital...

The distribution of media is not just digital streaming and hard media. It also includes digital downloads. While streaming can disappear on you, unless you stream and use your own capture device...
Forum: 3D Content   07-02-2015, 10:02 AM
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Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
Tom, IIRC, the mass exodus of subscribers when...

Tom, IIRC, the mass exodus of subscribers when Netflix threatened to drop DVD mail was mostly analysts making predictions and then press reports based on thiose predictions. In reality the level of...
Forum: 3D Content   07-01-2015, 12:57 PM
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Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
That was answered. The number of DVD subscribers...

That was answered. The number of DVD subscribers also includes those who have both services. Therefore the number of DVD only is much less than the total they list. In other words the total is not...
Forum: 3D Content   07-01-2015, 10:11 AM
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Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
Never heard of them. Thanks for the tip. :)

Never heard of them. Thanks for the tip. :)
Forum: 3D Content   07-01-2015, 08:43 AM
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Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
Correct, aaron. The increase in streaming and...

Correct, aaron. The increase in streaming and decrease in mail order disks, to include the rising cost per disk, is what I used to project the negative profit as early as January 2016. However, it...
Forum: 3D Content   06-30-2015, 06:33 AM
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Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
Some titles are only licensed for digital media...

Some titles are only licensed for digital media in the US. Beowulf is on Netflix3D and Seventh Son is on Vudu3D. I bought NOAH from overseas.
Forum: 3D Content   06-29-2015, 10:20 AM
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Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
Well, today is the 20th day I've been waiting and...

Well, today is the 20th day I've been waiting and I just got an email a couple minutes ago. 3DBRr has shipped! Based on typical past experience I should have the disk in 3-4 days.

I'm not...
Forum: 3D Source Components   06-28-2015, 12:05 PM
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Views: 12,405
Posted By Don Landis
Those tiny bubbles look like they are very close...

Those tiny bubbles look like they are very close to the lens.
Forum: 3D Content   06-27-2015, 12:05 PM
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Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
Oh I understand where you are coming from and I...

Oh I understand where you are coming from and I too love what 3DBRr has brought to us. Doesn't mean I will stay silent when I have a complaint. They do a wonderful job of offering titles. If they...
Forum: 3D Content   06-27-2015, 11:38 AM
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Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
True and that is why I looked at the trajectory...

True and that is why I looked at the trajectory and made a prediction as to when the cost exceeds the gross sales. It will soon be here. What Reed does when that day comes, he hasn't said. Recall...
Forum: 3D Content   06-27-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By Don Landis
I have used a Himedia player here that does a...

I have used a Himedia player here that does a nice job of playing the primary movie from an iso file structure. It also offers it's own menu system, but fails to play the iso file of a complete 3D...
Forum: 3D Content   06-27-2015, 08:56 AM
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Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
Paul: this is just for you since you feel I was...

Paul: this is just for you since you feel I was making it all up about what Hastings has said over the years:

You said: "The bottom line is that you don't have a citation because Hastings never...
Forum: 3D Content   06-27-2015, 08:08 AM
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Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
Paul- No claim to precision in repeating spoken...

Paul- No claim to precision in repeating spoken words as a direct quote, I stand corrected if you thought I was posting direct quotes verbatim. I was stating the context of what he said during the...
Forum: 3D Content   06-27-2015, 01:06 AM
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Posted By Don Landis
You need 13Mbs, I recall to allow the 3D version...

You need 13Mbs, I recall to allow the 3D version to stream. On vudu, you will need 8 Mbs for 3D to stream. 0.8 is not fast enough and you also may not have enough to see 2D HD either. I thought...
Forum: 3D Content   06-27-2015, 12:45 AM
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Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
Paul- What Reed said was that going forward, the...

Paul- What Reed said was that going forward, the streaming part of the business is the future and that is where Netflix will focus it's expansion. The original programming vs. other studio's...
Forum: 3D Content   06-26-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
Thanks for the reminder on the 20 day guarantee. ...

Thanks for the reminder on the 20 day guarantee. Patients may land me a few free copies then. :)



My that has changed! I recall when I was in the business, the licensed for rental version...
Forum: 3D Content   06-26-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
Thanks 3BR for answering the questions. I'm...

Thanks 3BR for answering the questions. I'm familiar with First Sale Doctrine but I don't recall that addressing rental business, only reselling. I also recall a suit by Warner Brothers with...
Forum: 3D Content   06-26-2015, 10:32 AM
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Views: 94,156
Posted By Don Landis
I wish I had your luck. But to be fare, I just...

I wish I had your luck. But to be fare, I just don't order old titles and those are the only ones listed in stock. If they announce a new release and I decide not to purchase but just watch it...
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