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Forum: HDTV Programming   11-15-2014, 07:00 PM
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On the Waterfront was made early into the...

On the Waterfront was made early into the transition to widescreen, but was composed to work equally well at 1.37, 1.66 and 1.85.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-07-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,579
Posted By worth
If you look at the top 10 films 2012-2014, here's...

If you look at the top 10 films 2012-2014, here's how it actually breaks down:

Guardians of the Galaxy - (2K)
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2K)
The Lego Movie (2K)
Transformers: Age of...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-07-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,579
Posted By worth
Even Kodak doesn't claim film has that much...

Even Kodak doesn't claim film has that much resolution.



http://motion.kodak.com/motion/HUB/V3/geinhaus.htm

And many cinematographers argue that 4K is overkill. From American Cinematographer:
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   11-06-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,579
Posted By worth
There's very little stuff that's actually...

There's very little stuff that's actually completed at 4K. The vast majority of films are still finished at 2K, and that includes both low-budget indies and huge blockbusters like The Avengers and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-16-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27,147
Views: 3,199,156
Posted By worth
When outputting PAL material, with the player set...

When outputting PAL material, with the player set to output 1080p, is it directly upscaling the 576p signal, or does it downconvert to 480p, and then upscale that?
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-26-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By worth
Thanks for the replies so far. Just to throw...

Thanks for the replies so far. Just to throw another wrench into the proceedings, there's an (apparently) slightly used Sony VPL-HW15 available locally, that I could inspect myself before buying,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-26-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By worth
Used JVC DLA-RS1 or New Epson 2030?

Looking to dive into the world of front projection, but I have very little experience with consumer projectors. I'm want to avoid DLP because of "rainbows" and I don't have space right now for a...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-25-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,474
Posted By worth
The German disc of Maximum Overdrive is another...

The German disc of Maximum Overdrive is another offender.
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   06-09-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,028
Posted By worth
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DavidHir http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-12-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,360
Posted By worth
Anything made for television prior to about 2000...

Anything made for television prior to about 2000 would have been framed with significant overscan in mind. It would be possible to create 16:9 masters by scanning to the edges of the frame...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-26-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,153
Posted By worth
He always did seem like a wanker.

He always did seem like a wanker.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-20-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,756
Posted By worth
I suppose those of you with constant height...

I suppose those of you with constant height setups better hope that the vertical cinema movement never catches on:
...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-13-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 51,737
Posted By worth
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by wco81 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1428686/8k-by-4k-or-octo-hd-the-real-suhdtv-technology/630#post_24259426)

Is there a lot...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-29-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,474
Posted By worth
The European releases of The Howling and Flash...

The European releases of The Howling and Flash Gordon suffer from this, as well. As does the Canadian Oss 117 Rio Ne Repond Plus.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-30-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 97,149
Posted By worth
Quote:Originally Posted by PeterTHX...

Quote:Originally Posted by PeterTHX http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21567130)

What part was more fun? The children being whipped or slapped or...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-27-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 97,149
Posted By worth
Quote:Originally Posted by thebard...

Quote:Originally Posted by thebard http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21555220)

Spielberg has apparently disavowed the "tinkering". Still, one...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   01-06-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 446,474
Posted By worth
Why are there two standards to begin with? And...

Why are there two standards to begin with? And why 720 and 1080? Wouldn't it have made a lot more sense to choose 960i/p as the HD standard and leave it at that?
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-04-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 21,099
Posted By worth
Quote:Originally Posted by eweiss...

Quote:Originally Posted by eweiss http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21437710)

It.is.not.a.remake.


Why not? Because both versions are based on...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-06-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 31,173
Posted By worth
Quote:Originally Posted by Dan Hitchman...

Quote:Originally Posted by Dan Hitchman http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21296369)

Too bad they all didn't get 4k transfers since the inevitable...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-05-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 31,173
Posted By worth
Quote:Originally Posted by PRO-630HD...

Quote:Originally Posted by PRO-630HD http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21299399)

I have to disagree on that entirely compare Moonraker to For Your...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-08-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2,484
Views: 291,832
Posted By worth
I'm seeing some pretty noticeable posterization...

I'm seeing some pretty noticeable posterization with my 42" GT25, especially with shadows on faces. I know it's not source related, as the Samsung LCD which this set replaced didn't have the same...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   08-25-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6,226
Views: 471,566
Posted By worth
I think Lucas settled on Marquand because he was...

I think Lucas settled on Marquand because he was a journeyman director who could easily be controlled. Maybe a little too much, given that Jedi cinematographer Alan Hume walked off the project...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-25-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,594
Posted By worth
Here's the gist of the Kubrick arguments (note...

Here's the gist of the Kubrick arguments (note that this predates the blu-ray and DVD 16:9 reissues):

http://www.visual-memory.co.uk/faq/#n1s1

Why are Some Kubrick films only available in the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-22-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 60,186
Posted By worth
Quote:Originally Posted by DavidHir...

Quote:Originally Posted by DavidHir http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20728146)

Do you think Lucas is largely responsible for starting this...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-22-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,594
Posted By worth
Quote:Originally Posted by jaaguir...

Quote:Originally Posted by jaaguir http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20727719)

I thought the movie was released in 1958? How could 1.37 have ever...
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