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Forum: 3D Content   09-01-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,785
Posted By Don Landis
:rolleyes: They must think you're a goofball...

:rolleyes:

They must think you're a goofball nut case. :D

I did a search both on Vudu negative comments and the movie in general and the complaints mostly centered around the 48 FPS debate as...
Forum: 3D Content   09-01-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 18,647
Posted By Don Landis
Explanation- I used 3X because I currently pay...

Explanation- I used 3X because I currently pay $7.99 per mo. That would put me at $24 per month. I subscribbed to Blockbuster subscription service last at $35 per month for about the same number of...
Forum: 3D Content   09-01-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 691
Posted By Don Landis
Only those who present home video in 3D would be...

Only those who present home video in 3D would be likely to advertise they have 3D Home video. Let's see:
Amazon disk sales, Vudu, Who else? Best Buy I guess. But mostly the disk itself. All the...
Forum: 3D Content   08-31-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 691
Posted By Don Landis
I'm sure you can find one or two 3D movies that...

I'm sure you can find one or two 3D movies that are void of the 3D advertising but I see plenty of billboard TV ads that list the availability and state it is in Real D 3D and IMAX 3D when they are. ...
Forum: 3D Content   08-31-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,932
Posted By Don Landis
Based on this I rented it last week and I too...

Based on this I rented it last week and I too liked the movie. Second one like this I have seen and this one worked for me. Only complaint was only one of the plots, the main one, was completed...
Forum: 3D Content   08-31-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,592
Posted By Don Landis
I was surprised my Chinese NOAH 3D from Hong Kong...

I was surprised my Chinese NOAH 3D from Hong Kong retailer was 7.1 English.
Forum: 3D Content   08-31-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,785
Posted By Don Landis
Yes, because I insisted on the best and that they...

Yes, because I insisted on the best and that they performed. Made it easy when I needed to fire them for incompetence. In fact I gave them raises and many were paid more than average joes working...
Forum: 3D Content   08-31-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,785
Posted By Don Landis
Not to belabor the point but maybe we have a...

Not to belabor the point but maybe we have a difference of opinion on the technical definition of "Original Aspect Ratio" I see OAR as original film stock or camera aspect ratio. It is the starting...
Forum: 3D Content   08-31-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,785
Posted By Don Landis
I don't have it on Vudu 3D but I will compare at...

I don't have it on Vudu 3D but I will compare at your time point using the 2 min preview again when I get a moment. If I see what you claim then I guess it is both open matte and pan and scan and...
Forum: 3D Content   08-30-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 18,647
Posted By Don Landis
Just remember, I'm not the one complaining, and...

Just remember, I'm not the one complaining, and not the one feeling being ripped off by businesses. I don't enjoy feeling being ripped off. I'm having fun. Some people do enjoy being miserable and...
Forum: 3D Content   08-30-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 18,647
Posted By Don Landis
1. Not my position entirely. My position is you...

1. Not my position entirely. My position is you don't have to accept the business motive, but you should understand it. Disney, like most SUCCESSFUL public businesses work for the benefit of it's...
Forum: 3D Content   08-30-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 18,647
Posted By Don Landis
Actually, for the moment, Netflix is trying hard...

Actually, for the moment, Netflix is trying hard to be like a HBO. But, I think you are onto something, they most certainly would like to try to have first run content as high priced PPV say right...
Forum: 3D Content   08-30-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 18,647
Posted By Don Landis
Look, there are parts of the planet that you...

Look, there are parts of the planet that you choose to live where your access to 21st century civilization are just not available. Heck, some parts of Alaska you don't even have running water or...
Forum: 3D Content   08-30-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,486
Posted By Don Landis
Keep watching! I'm not satisfied with the...

Keep watching! I'm not satisfied with the current Carousel of Progress video I have. It is my 3rd attempt and as you might guess, shooting at these theme parks is always the luck of the long lines...
Forum: 3D Content   08-29-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 18,647
Posted By Don Landis
Not a theory. They have already stated they are...

Not a theory. They have already stated they are a strong proponent of cloud distribution and most recently announced alliance with Netflix.

The question is not whether they support this, the...
Forum: 3D Content   08-29-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,192
Posted By Don Landis
No

No
Forum: 3D Content   08-29-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 18,647
Posted By Don Landis
I missed your comment, cakefoo: These days I...

I missed your comment, cakefoo:

These days I try to avoid air travel because of some bad and expensive experiences with TSA. But I do the tourist thing several times a year. I like cruise ships....
Forum: 3D Content   08-29-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 18,647
Posted By Don Landis
Thank you! It's only easy when I'm having fun. ...

Thank you! It's only easy when I'm having fun. I try to make that my primary purpose. Everything is a learning experience. I shoot with many different 3D rigs. But all of them have to be...
Forum: 3D Content   08-29-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 18,647
Posted By Don Landis
I stopped going to the small multiplex IMAX...

I stopped going to the small multiplex IMAX theaters in town. Over crowded, more expensive, sound is too distorted, and yes, often blurry projection. For the past two years now I travel about 20...
Forum: 3D Content   08-29-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 18,647
Posted By Don Landis
I have it from China. Took nearly 3 weeks to get...

I have it from China. Took nearly 3 weeks to get here. For a dark 3D, I still enjoyed it. You need to read the NOAH 3D thread for my complete impressions on this title.
Forum: 3D Content   08-28-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 18,647
Posted By Don Landis
Please don't accuse me of keeping some sort of...

Please don't accuse me of keeping some sort of score in that way. My point has always been, can you access the movie to watch or is it simply not available, no restrictions? I couldn't care less if...
Forum: 3D Content   08-28-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,785
Posted By Don Landis
On Vudu- The extra I thought was "The Making...

On Vudu-
The extra I thought was "The Making of..." is titled On the Set with Anthony Mackie

The other features included are-

Steve Roger's Notebook
Gag Reel
Deleted scenes.

But I...
Forum: 3D Content   08-28-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 18,647
Posted By Don Landis
I don't have specific numbers either. Disney...

I don't have specific numbers either. Disney doesn't publish them. I go by what they do say and have to trust that their bean counters know their specific areas of the business better than me and I...
Forum: 3D Content   08-28-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 18,647
Posted By Don Landis
When I made the HT upgrade to 3D a few years ago,...

When I made the HT upgrade to 3D a few years ago, I knew HDMI would be the connectivity of the future. I searched for an Avr that had the most hdmi inputs and outputs. Mine has 6 in on the back and...
Forum: 3D Content   08-28-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 691
Posted By Don Landis
OK. I'll take your word for it. I had not...

OK. I'll take your word for it. I had not parsed the issue that fine.



As for you knowing better how to run Disney, why don't you go to the Board and let them know. Bob is retiring and his...
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