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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-27-2015, 02:44 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
Name that movie: ...

Name that movie:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=911250&stc=1&d=1440711806

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-27-2015, 12:54 PM
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Views: 146,328
Posted By wmcclain
That's on my rewatch list. -Bill

That's on my rewatch list.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-26-2015, 05:19 PM
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Views: 3,253,085
Posted By wmcclain
There is no way. Blu-ray drives are pretty...

There is no way.

Blu-ray drives are pretty cheap these days.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-26-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27,649
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Posted By wmcclain
Welcome to AVSForum You can't use the OPPO...

Welcome to AVSForum

You can't use the OPPO to do that.

There is computer software to do what you want. Have you looked into that?

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-26-2015, 11:07 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
The only things I can think of: (1) try different...

The only things I can think of: (1) try different cables; HDMI cabling is the source of many mysterious failures. (2) Reset Factory Defaults. (3) Reinstall the firmware from USB.

If still no good,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-26-2015, 08:43 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Just to confirm: you get the same result...

Just to confirm: you get the same result bypassing the receiver?

What happens when you cycle through the Resolutions? Any stable image?

-Bill
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-26-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 434,365
Posted By wmcclain
Welcome to AVSForum. What format are your...

Welcome to AVSForum.

What format are your rips? For MKV, mkvmerge will split by various criteria. In the best case, your episodes end on a chapter boundary, so you just specify a chapter range.
...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-25-2015, 07:08 PM
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Views: 146,328
Posted By wmcclain
Wild guessing here. Some sort of heist caper. How...

Wild guessing here. Some sort of heist caper. How about The Italian Job (1969) ?

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-25-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 64,639
Posted By wmcclain
I had a capsule review here: Runaway Train...

I had a capsule review here: Runaway Train (1985).

Written by Kurosawa but not directed by him.

http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/382604/flags/LL

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-25-2015, 10:46 AM
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Views: 146,328
Posted By wmcclain
All present and accounted for. My prepared...

All present and accounted for. My prepared remarks:

Hinds, Purefoy and Walker were prominent in the Rome series just a few years later. The same three were in John Carter, with Walker doing the...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-25-2015, 10:21 AM
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Views: 146,328
Posted By wmcclain
Well, no love for this one. Research is now...

Well, no love for this one. Research is now allowed.

Some hints. For these actors:




Three were in Rome.

Three were on Mars.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-25-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 6,676
Views: 146,328
Posted By wmcclain
Correct. Review: House On Haunted Hill (1959). ...

Correct. Review: House On Haunted Hill (1959).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-25-2015, 04:10 AM
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Views: 202,927
Posted By wmcclain
House On Haunted Hill (1959)...

House On Haunted Hill (1959) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051744/), produced and directed by William Castle.



An eccentric millionaire invites five strangers to spend a night locked inside a...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-24-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6,676
Views: 146,328
Posted By wmcclain
Ok then. Name this movie. Answer: ...

Ok then. Name this movie.

Answer:


House On Haunted Hill (1959)


-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-24-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 598,309
Posted By wmcclain
Not automatically. There are user-defined presets...

Not automatically. There are user-defined presets in Picture Adjustment which include the Darbee settings, but you have to select them manually.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-24-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 598,309
Posted By wmcclain
I haven't noticed either of these effects....

I haven't noticed either of these effects. (Although: I haven't tested much DLNA recently).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-23-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6,676
Views: 146,328
Posted By wmcclain
These images are taken from a made-for-tv movie...

These images are taken from a made-for-tv movie which is too obscure to use for a challenge, so you do NOT have to name the movie.

Instead: name all five actors.

Answer:


1. Ciarán Hinds...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-23-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 434,365
Posted By wmcclain
They had better have identical picture quality,...

They had better have identical picture quality, or something is very wrong.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-23-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6,676
Views: 146,328
Posted By wmcclain
A skeptical ghost hunter finds more than she...

A skeptical ghost hunter finds more than she expected at a boys school just after WW1.

I got this one just to see Rebecca Hall and Dominic West. It's well-made for a film of it's type, at the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-22-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21,685
Views: 1,716,309
Posted By wmcclain
There has been no new information. -Billl

There has been no new information.

-Billl
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-22-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6,676
Views: 146,328
Posted By wmcclain
Name this film. Answer: The...

Name this film.

Answer:


The Awakening (2011)


-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-21-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21,685
Views: 1,716,309
Posted By wmcclain
YCbCr 4:4:4 should be the default for HDMI...

YCbCr 4:4:4 should be the default for HDMI connections, but we don't trust AUTO responses from the display to establish that.

Color space shouldn't make a difference, but sometimes does. The...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-21-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21,685
Views: 1,716,309
Posted By wmcclain
Sometimes you can fix this by altering the...

Sometimes you can fix this by altering the startup order of the various devices. I do display first, player last, but other ordering might work better for you.

As said: don't use AUTO color space....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-21-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 40,494
Views: 5,005,041
Posted By wmcclain
The OPPO box is fine, if you have the original...

The OPPO box is fine, if you have the original packing. You need to send just the unit, not the power cord, etc.



Worth a try.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-20-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6,676
Views: 146,328
Posted By wmcclain
Alan Hale Sr in a brief appearance before the...

Alan Hale Sr in a brief appearance before the Pure Prairie League temperance committee.

Review: Dodge City (1939).

-Bill
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