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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-18-2014, 06:48 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
The scene is a comic quote of the nude swimming...

The scene is a comic quote of the nude swimming at the beginning of Jaws. Same actress in both films.

I'm fond of 1941 and am hoping for the theatrical cut, not directors.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-18-2014, 06:40 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
I'll suggest 1941, due on Blu-ray shortly. ...

I'll suggest 1941, due on Blu-ray shortly.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-18-2014, 05:09 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
They won't play on the OPPO. -Bill

They won't play on the OPPO.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-18-2014, 04:27 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
The player does not accept any 4k input, from...

The player does not accept any 4k input, from disc or otherwise.

4k discs are expected on the market around the end of 2015 (or so they say).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-17-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
Traps for the unwary! Lack of deviousness in...

Traps for the unwary! Lack of deviousness in itself can be deceptive!

Our goal is "not too easy but not impossibly obscure". Plus, it's nice to give everyone a chance, meaning it's good to mix up...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-17-2014, 04:29 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
You spotted Matthew McConaughey. ...

You spotted Matthew McConaughey.



Correct! Never lock a dying cowboy out of his trailer.

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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-17-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
48 hours until the first clue. Tomorrow morning. ...

48 hours until the first clue. Tomorrow morning.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-17-2014, 01:46 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
Welcome to AVSForum. OPPO has a 30-day...

Welcome to AVSForum.

OPPO has a 30-day return on their players. All it costs you is shipping. In your case: there is no substitute for actual in-person testing with your own material.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-17-2014, 10:07 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Same director, and the lab gear was reused for...

Same director, and the lab gear was reused for the Frankenstein film.



That's it. I'd never heard of it until recently. Review: Four Sided Triangle (1953).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-17-2014, 10:03 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Four Sided Triangle (1953)...

Four Sided Triangle (1953) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045787/), directed by Terence Fisher.

Three childhood friends, reunited as adults, build a matter replicator in an old shed, anticipating...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-17-2014, 07:52 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Getting warm, but no prize. -Bill

Getting warm, but no prize.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-17-2014, 05:23 AM
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Views: 71,471
Posted By wmcclain
Yes, all the outputs are live simultaneously. ...

Yes, all the outputs are live simultaneously.

Exception: other audio is muted when using the headphone output.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-17-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 319
Posted By wmcclain
I don't recognize that scene, but here are dimly...

I don't recognize that scene, but here are dimly remembered big bug films that are not Them, Tarantula, The Deadly Mantis...

Killers from Space (1954)
Beginning of the End (1957)

Both have...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-17-2014, 04:15 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Still obscure, still available. Hint#1 :...

Still obscure, still available.

Hint#1 : early Hammer Film.

Hint#2: see attached.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-16-2014, 10:56 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Still no! -Bill

Still no!

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-16-2014, 10:07 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Not this time! -Bill

Not this time!

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-16-2014, 07:07 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Negatory! -Bill

Negatory!

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-16-2014, 06:59 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Name that movie: Answer: Dallas...

Name that movie:

Answer:


Dallas Buyers Club


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Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-16-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 27,026
Views: 3,165,947
Posted By wmcclain
See here for background on RCE:...

See here for background on RCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regional_Coding_Enhancement#Region-code_enhanced

It's not been an issue on my SuperDisc-modified players.

Note that It Happened One...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-16-2014, 03:37 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
There is no truth in that. -Bill

There is no truth in that.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-15-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27,026
Views: 3,165,947
Posted By wmcclain
You might try the BDP-93 thread for more help. ...

You might try the BDP-93 thread for more help.

I would call that moire, a sharpness artifact.

What output resolution are using with the player?

Do you have the display set to 1:1 pixel...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-15-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18,312
Views: 1,455,417
Posted By wmcclain
Bill McClain is never wrong. It is extremely...

Bill McClain is never wrong.

It is extremely unlikely anything is wrong with your player. It is a failed negotiation over color space which would be the same on the replacement player. I would...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-15-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18,312
Views: 1,455,417
Posted By wmcclain
Welcome to AVSForum. Your gear is having a...

Welcome to AVSForum.

Your gear is having a disagreement about correct color space. What color space do you have the player set at? Try varying the order you turn the different pieces on. I do...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-15-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 39,472
Views: 4,909,155
Posted By wmcclain
Did you try this procedure: What do I do if a...

Did you try this procedure: What do I do if a Blu-ray disc will not load or play, or if it freezes the player?...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-15-2014, 03:55 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Name that movie: Answer: Four Sided...

Name that movie:

Answer:


Four Sided Triangle (1953)


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