AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews - Search Results
Baselworld is only a few weeks away. Getting the latest news is easy, Click Here for info on how to join the Watchuseek.com newsletter list. Follow our team for updates featuring event coverage, new product unveilings, watch industry news & more!



Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
Search took 0.89 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: gwsat
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-25-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,232
Posted By gwsat
It seems to me that there is no chance Turturro's...

It seems to me that there is no chance Turturro's character Jack Stone will be written out of the show. Apparently the show was James Gandolfini's baby and before his untimely death he had planned to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-25-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 51,080
Posted By gwsat
I suggest that accepting the idea that the...

I suggest that accepting the idea that the Japanese fellow could successfully drive a 500 plus feet long, 66 feet wide, ship through a minefield can be best enjoyed by being willing to suspend all...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-25-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 20,500
Posted By gwsat
Your post about the Apollo 13 BD was well timed...

Your post about the Apollo 13 BD was well timed for me. For reasons, I can't explain I had never upgraded my DVD copy of the film to HD quality. Over the weekend, though, I upgraded my DVD by buying...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-25-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 51,080
Posted By gwsat
I liked this week's show a lot too. As I have...

I liked this week's show a lot too. As I have confessed before, I love the shipboard stuff, where we learn what is going on by watching radar screens and listening to the exchanges among the officers...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-25-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 36,250
Posted By gwsat
I enjoyed this week's show too. Mickey's...

I enjoyed this week's show too. Mickey's incessant self-justification never ends. My only surprise was that he did the right thing for once (maybe) by turning himself in to the cops. Connor is...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-25-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 21,327
Posted By gwsat
Montucky -- I couldn't agree more. When I see a...

Montucky -- I couldn't agree more. When I see a movie in the theater, which I often do, I see a matinee, so it's not very expensive. There are a couple of nearby theaters that have reclining club...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-25-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,232
Posted By gwsat
I am continuing to enjoy The Night of. It is...

I am continuing to enjoy The Night of. It is filled with wonderful performances from a bunch of talented New York actors. I also like the atmosphere the show creates. The dystopian interiors at...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-24-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 40,180
Posted By gwsat
The radio rules as presently constituted are...

The radio rules as presently constituted are nuts. Of course, nuttiness is never a sufficient reason for the FIA to change a rule. :)
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-24-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 40,180
Posted By gwsat
I agree that Lewis was lucky indeed to squeak...

I agree that Lewis was lucky indeed to squeak into Q3. Would it be fair, though, to say that he made the most of his good fortune?

Most of you know how much Mercedes' continuing domination of F1...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 169,194
Posted By gwsat
That's a relief! When I get my new 4K home...

That's a relief! When I get my new 4K home theater setup, with the 940D as its centerpiece, I will watch the 4K stuff from Amazon Prime. Do I understand correctly that Sony will give me several 4K...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-23-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 21,327
Posted By gwsat
Really appreciate the advice! Thanks to your...

Really appreciate the advice! Thanks to your encouragement I kept experimenting and got things to work I watched my 4:3 movies via the Vudu client on my TiVo Premiere Elite. The zoom button didn't...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 169,194
Posted By gwsat
I agree that getting a download of an exact copy...

I agree that getting a download of an exact copy of a BD or 4K HDR file with HD audio, even Atmos, would be an entirely different thing than streaming a film. I will be interested to see how streamed...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 169,194
Posted By gwsat
I wouldn't buy a digital movie, either. The...

I wouldn't buy a digital movie, either. The closest I have come was to buy digital copies of many of my BDs and DVDs on Vudu. By getting discs authorized by Vudu in batches of 10 or more, the price...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-23-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 21,327
Posted By gwsat
Couldn't agree more! Although my Strato won't be...

Couldn't agree more! Although my Strato won't be installed until next week, I have bought digital copies on Vudu of a bunch of my disc collection, in preparation for getting as many of them as...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-23-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 21,327
Posted By gwsat
Thanks, I finally understand. I hope the...

Thanks, I finally understand. I hope the HDR/Atmos upgrades come soon.



Thanks for your courteous response. Beware, though, a love of movies, which convinces us to buy our own copies of them,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 11,955
Posted By gwsat
I too had thought there might have been a reason...

I too had thought there might have been a reason the two stars, who are in their mid 30s, were playing 20 something characters during the first two seasons of the show. That way, it should be a lot...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-22-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 21,327
Posted By gwsat
After converting a bunch of my BD and DVD films...

After converting a bunch of my BD and DVD films to HD on Vudu, I discovered a serious glitch while trying to watch several old, pre widescreen, 4:3 films. Singin' in the Rain, An American in Paris,...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-22-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 21,327
Posted By gwsat
The problem that I see is that although Unbroken...

The problem that I see is that although Unbroken does indeed have Atmos audio, it's video is only HD not UHD. I have looked but failed to find any title in the movie store that has both Atmos Audio...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-22-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 21,327
Posted By gwsat
That's a relief, thanks for the information!

That's a relief, thanks for the information!
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-22-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 21,327
Posted By gwsat
I have looked at a fair sampling of the audio of...

I have looked at a fair sampling of the audio of the UHD films in the Kscape Movie Store. Every one I checked had only 5.1 audio. Not a one I looked at had Atmos, or even 7.1 Can anyone suggest what...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-22-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 21,327
Posted By gwsat
Have now bought from Vudu digital copies of 85...

Have now bought from Vudu digital copies of 85 titles in my disc collection. I'm happy about what I now have on vudu because it seems to comprise most of my all time favorite films. The acid test...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-21-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 21,327
Posted By gwsat
I bought digital copies on Vudu for 50 of my BDs...

I bought digital copies on Vudu for 50 of my BDs today. I thought my $50.00 had been well spent. There were a number of other discs, which either were not eligible for the service or which Vudu...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-21-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 21,327
Posted By gwsat
Despite my initial instinct to the contrary, I...

Despite my initial instinct to the contrary, I will assume that your question was asked in good faith and do my best to give you an honest answer.

I am convinced that everybody who has a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 11,955
Posted By gwsat
I agree. I have read the first five Outlander...

I agree. I have read the first five Outlander books and liked them. I plan to read the rest too. That said, unless the showrunners figure out a good way to telescope Diana Gabaldon's stories into...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 41,109
Views: 1,722,952
Posted By gwsat
The problem with 3D these days is that a lot of...

The problem with 3D these days is that a lot of videophiles have turned their backs on the process. Thus, there are fewer and fewer fans who want to watch it. There is some indication that 3D works...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000

 
Forum Jump: