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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-29-2015, 11:02 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
On the same DVD, and both photographed by William...

On the same DVD, and both photographed by William H. Daniels. Both have Harry Morgan, but I suppose that is a small point.

EDIT: the IMDB shows 14 common names between the two movies, but only...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-29-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 203,018
Posted By wmcclain
Two with James Stewart, directed by Anthony Mann,...

Two with James Stewart, directed by Anthony Mann, on the same DVD. Neither are very representative of the director's other work. Both photographed by William H. Daniels.

Thunder Bay (1953)...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-29-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8,069
Views: 434,703
Posted By wmcclain
A little work with the mkvmerge tools might do...

A little work with the mkvmerge tools might do it. Extract the audio with mkvextract and re-add it after the compression with mkvmerge. I'd check the sync carefully afterward.

Are you sure about...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-29-2015, 08:20 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Here are two images from two movies. They are in...

Here are two images from two movies. They are in some ways related. Name both movies:

Answer:


Thunder Bay (1953) and The Glenn Miller Story (1954)

...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-29-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 87
Posted By wmcclain
Try the snapraid forum. Low traffic, but helpful...

Try the snapraid forum. Low traffic, but helpful people, and the author is there: http://sourceforge.net/p/snapraid/discussion/1677233/

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-28-2015, 07:23 PM
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Views: 146,581
Posted By wmcclain
Michelle Rodriguez fanclub meets tonight. ...

Michelle Rodriguez fanclub meets tonight.

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=913154&stc=1&d=1440814829...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-27-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 146,581
Posted By wmcclain
Name that movie: Answer: The Fast...

Name that movie:

Answer:


The Fast and the Furious (2001)


http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=911250&stc=1&d=1440711806
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-27-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 146,581
Posted By wmcclain
That's on my rewatch list. -Bill

That's on my rewatch list.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-26-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 27,649
Views: 3,253,306
Posted By wmcclain
There is no way. Blu-ray drives are pretty...

There is no way.

Blu-ray drives are pretty cheap these days.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-26-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27,649
Views: 3,253,306
Posted By wmcclain
Welcome to AVSForum You can't use the OPPO...

Welcome to AVSForum

You can't use the OPPO to do that.

There is computer software to do what you want. Have you looked into that?

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-26-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27,649
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Posted By wmcclain
The only things I can think of: (1) try different...

The only things I can think of: (1) try different cables; HDMI cabling is the source of many mysterious failures. (2) Reset Factory Defaults. (3) Reinstall the firmware from USB.

If still no good,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-26-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27,649
Views: 3,253,306
Posted By wmcclain
Just to confirm: you get the same result...

Just to confirm: you get the same result bypassing the receiver?

What happens when you cycle through the Resolutions? Any stable image?

-Bill
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-26-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8,069
Views: 434,703
Posted By wmcclain
Welcome to AVSForum. What format are your...

Welcome to AVSForum.

What format are your rips? For MKV, mkvmerge will split by various criteria. In the best case, your episodes end on a chapter boundary, so you just specify a chapter range.
...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-25-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 146,581
Posted By wmcclain
Wild guessing here. Some sort of heist caper. How...

Wild guessing here. Some sort of heist caper. How about The Italian Job (1969) ?

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-25-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 64,660
Posted By wmcclain
I had a capsule review here: Runaway Train...

I had a capsule review here: Runaway Train (1985).

Written by Kurosawa but not directed by him.

http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/382604/flags/LL

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-25-2015, 10:46 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
All present and accounted for. My prepared...

All present and accounted for. My prepared remarks:

Hinds, Purefoy and Walker were prominent in the Rome series just a few years later. The same three were in John Carter, with Walker doing the...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-25-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6,694
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Posted By wmcclain
Well, no love for this one. Research is now...

Well, no love for this one. Research is now allowed.

Some hints. For these actors:




Three were in Rome.

Three were on Mars.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-25-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 146,581
Posted By wmcclain
Correct. Review: House On Haunted Hill (1959). ...

Correct. Review: House On Haunted Hill (1959).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-25-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 203,018
Posted By wmcclain
House On Haunted Hill (1959)...

House On Haunted Hill (1959) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051744/), produced and directed by William Castle.



An eccentric millionaire invites five strangers to spend a night locked inside a...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-24-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 146,581
Posted By wmcclain
Ok then. Name this movie. Answer: ...

Ok then. Name this movie.

Answer:


House On Haunted Hill (1959)


-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-24-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7,740
Views: 598,904
Posted By wmcclain
Not automatically. There are user-defined presets...

Not automatically. There are user-defined presets in Picture Adjustment which include the Darbee settings, but you have to select them manually.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-24-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 7,740
Views: 598,904
Posted By wmcclain
I haven't noticed either of these effects....

I haven't noticed either of these effects. (Although: I haven't tested much DLNA recently).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-23-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 146,581
Posted By wmcclain
These images are taken from a made-for-tv movie...

These images are taken from a made-for-tv movie which is too obscure to use for a challenge, so you do NOT have to name the movie.

Instead: name all five actors.

Answer:


1. Ciarán Hinds...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-23-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8,069
Views: 434,703
Posted By wmcclain
They had better have identical picture quality,...

They had better have identical picture quality, or something is very wrong.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-23-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6,694
Views: 146,581
Posted By wmcclain
A skeptical ghost hunter finds more than she...

A skeptical ghost hunter finds more than she expected at a boys school just after WW1.

I got this one just to see Rebecca Hall and Dominic West. It's well-made for a film of it's type, at the...
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