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Forum: AVS Articles   07-10-2014, 02:41 PM
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Posted By _Michaelangelo_
I went to the movie theater twice to see Samsara...

I went to the movie theater twice to see Samsara for midnight showings. I didn't think it was half as good as Baraka. There is only so much Koyaanisqatsi, Powaqqatsi, and Naqoyqatsi that you can...
Forum: AVS Articles   07-10-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,868
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
You know I've been meaning to see that one. ...

You know I've been meaning to see that one. Thanks for the reminder!
Forum: AVS Articles   07-07-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,868
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
These lists are always ambiguous: You can sort by...

These lists are always ambiguous: You can sort by Picture Quality, by Audio (bass), or Plot.

By PQ, I have an extremely short list of Best Blu-Ray:

* Avatar
* Baraka
* Hero
* Hugo
*...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-07-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 54,142
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
/Oblg. "Get off my LAN" grumpy old computer guy....

/Oblg. "Get off my LAN" grumpy old computer guy. :rolleyes:
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-07-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 54,142
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
While the marketing guys are all busy blatantly...

While the marketing guys are all busy blatantly hijacking 4K to mean horizontal resolution instead of the de facto standard vertical 2160p resolution, like 1080p, to artificially inflate specs to...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-04-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 54,142
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
/Sarcasm Yeah, that's a "good" idea -- like...

/Sarcasm Yeah, that's a "good" idea -- like consumers "love" forced obsolescence.
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-04-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 54,142
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Uh, because DVDs *still* make a ton of money. ...

Uh, because DVDs *still* make a ton of money.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/dadehayes/2013/07/08/six-reasons-why-dvds-still-make-money-and-wont-die-anytime-soon/

While everyone at AVS is aware...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-02-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 931
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
IIRC some calibrators thought it did, others...

IIRC some calibrators thought it did, others thought it tied.

Splitting hairs at this point. :-)
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-01-2014, 08:41 PM
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Views: 1,118,400
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Cool Well, I'm not "missing" the extra tube weight ...

Funny to read the original post ...




You mean like the ability to actually move a Plasma by yourself without throwing your back out because you don't have to move 300 pounds of the CRT tube?...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-01-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 931
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Personally I would find a late Panny model -- it...

Personally I would find a late Panny model -- it will have less hours on it, and the black level is darn close to the Kuro, even beating it on the VT60 and ZT60 models.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-01-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,672
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Close, but not exact. I bought my 60" VT60 on .....

Close, but not exact. I bought my 60" VT60 on .. checks Amazon purchase history .. February 7, 2014.

Prices on Amazon were jacked up the middle of Feb -- I know because I was literally checking...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-27-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 54,142
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Slightly OT but since we've discussed frame rate...

Slightly OT but since we've discussed frame rate in this thread -- this is good news: You-Tube is now supportng 48 fps and 60 fps videos!
...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-09-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 54,142
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
It also doesn't help if the streaming companies...

It also doesn't help if the streaming companies get into a pissing contest with the ISPs due to poor available bandwidth.
...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-09-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 54,142
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
One more reason NOT to hook internet up to your...

One more reason NOT to hook internet up to your "Smart TV" (if it supports the HbbTV standard). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hybrid_Broadcast_Broadband_TV

"Yossef Oren, Angelos D. Keromytis:...
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-22-2014, 08:51 AM
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Views: 54,142
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bobafetthotmail http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530039/sony-blames-blu-ray-for-bag-of-hurt/990#post_24745455)

don't have...
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-21-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 54,142
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bobafetthotmail http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530039/sony-blames-blu-ray-for-bag-of-hurt/960#post_24743848)

Were choppy all...
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-21-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 54,142
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bobafetthotmail http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530039/sony-blames-blu-ray-for-bag-of-hurt/960#post_24742679)


Comparing...
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-20-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 54,142
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by HockeyoAJB http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530039/sony-blames-blu-ray-for-bag-of-hurt/960#post_24741430)

I think...
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-20-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 54,142
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by HockeyoAJB http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530039/sony-blames-blu-ray-for-bag-of-hurt/930#post_24741090)

4K (cinema standard)...
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-20-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 54,142
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by blazar http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530039/sony-blames-blu-ray-for-bag-of-hurt/930#post_24738455)

The universe is already...
Forum: Community News & Polls   05-19-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,315
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BiggAW http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530756/what-av-electronics-do-you-use/240#post_24733413)

It's not wrong, it's just not...
Forum: Community News & Polls   05-18-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,315
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BiggAW http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530756/what-av-electronics-do-you-use/240#post_24732787)

It's not a theater if it's...
Forum: Community News & Polls   05-17-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,315
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BiggAW http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530756/what-av-electronics-do-you-use/240#post_24731517)

That's good for traveling I...
Forum: Community News & Polls   05-17-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,315
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mightyhuhn http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530756/what-av-electronics-do-you-use/240#post_24720937)

no option for headphones?...
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-17-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 54,142
Posted By _Michaelangelo_
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by antoniobiz1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530039/sony-blames-blu-ray-for-bag-of-hurt/810#post_24727221)

It's in post 1 of...
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