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Forum: Blu-ray Software   05-27-2014, 01:47 PM
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Views: 2,311
Posted By AndyM
Shout were kind enough to respond to my email...

Shout were kind enough to respond to my email raising similar concerns:

"The transfer came from Fox. This is what they have to say about it: “This was transferred directly from IP and 2 track...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   05-26-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,311
Posted By AndyM
you might spit this one out ... ...

you might spit this one out ...
...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-23-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By AndyM
i don't consider this good news. Twilight...

i don't consider this good news.

Twilight Times! That means EXPENSIVE !! and not necessarily quality to reflect that price either.

i wish another distributor had won the rights to this.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-14-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By AndyM
i've seen a sample of a blu-ray. can't be sure...

i've seen a sample of a blu-ray. can't be sure it's this one; but those screen shots look pretty close to what i saw. looks ****. nice work there MGM.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   11-29-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By AndyM
give or take 7 months.

give or take 7 months.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   10-26-2013, 03:28 PM
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Views: 616,289
Posted By AndyM
i'm assuming this is the european version of...

i'm assuming this is the european version of your ZT60 :

http://reviews.cnet.co.uk/tvs/panasonic-tx-p60zt65-review-50011762/

in the list of bad points ... some motion issues !

i recall the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-22-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By AndyM
so that's what this problem was. it played havoc...

so that's what this problem was. it played havoc with my last PC. took the temps up to 80c - even when i pressed pause. star wars was one of the problematic discs.

i asked cyberlink about this....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-09-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13,738
Views: 1,165,395
Posted By AndyM
thanks for all your replies. Quote:have you...

thanks for all your replies.
Quote:have you tried some of the custom mode settings that others have posted in the VT50 settings thread?


not yet. i've fiddled and have not got blacks down to...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-08-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13,738
Views: 1,165,395
Posted By AndyM
had this set for a month now. really...

had this set for a month now.

really disappointed in the black levels when watching in a dark room.

with ambient light, things are OK, but turn the lights out for that more cinematic...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-20-2012, 08:53 AM
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Posted By AndyM
thanks all for your feedback. yes, i do...

thanks all for your feedback.

yes, i do have the UK/European panel. sorry, i should have mentioned that.

but under the hood, they are more or less the same technology, aren't they ?

thanks...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-19-2012, 07:21 PM
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Views: 1,165,395
Posted By AndyM
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by sdrucker http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1408338/official-panasonic-vt50-owners-thread/8400#post_22724891)

I won't comment...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-19-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13,738
Views: 1,165,395
Posted By AndyM
recently taken delivery of the TX65. 24 hrs...

recently taken delivery of the TX65. 24 hrs later ...

mixed feelings.

while it can produce some of the most amazing images i've seen, it's got some pretty bad drawbacks. and i don't understand...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-14-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,062
Posted By AndyM
come on warner, give this one a new transfer....

come on warner, give this one a new transfer. you seem to like this film. it must have sold well to warrant another release on home video.

you got away with making the first release pretty...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-17-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,294
Posted By AndyM
Quote:Originally Posted by Grifter02...

Quote:Originally Posted by Grifter02 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21090655)

Where did you send your e-mail? I'd like to send one as well. I'm...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-15-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,294
Posted By AndyM
sorry, i wasn't stating fact. i should have been...

sorry, i wasn't stating fact. i should have been clearer. i'm going by screenshots [from multiple sources]. even taking into account of compression etc. those blu-ray shots are DVD quality. i just...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-15-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,294
Posted By AndyM
i think someone's screwed up. the DVD transfer...

i think someone's screwed up. the DVD transfer is on both sides. Universal are bad, sometimes spectacularly so, but their hack jobs do usually offer an improvement over the DVD. we know a better...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-21-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 56,980
Posted By AndyM
they're definitely doing something different...

they're definitely doing something different with these discs (well, new hope, haven't checked the others).

on WinDVD 11 [PC player], my CPU is max'd out throughout the entire running of the disc...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-09-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 21,070
Posted By AndyM
oh oh ... ...

oh oh ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QY0ckqBgDw

(view 1080 version)

i know this is a youtube clip, but still, those clips look like business as usual for universal catalog titles (i.e....
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-17-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,060
Views: 114,335
Posted By AndyM
can't believe Back to the Future is out on...

can't believe Back to the Future is out on blu-ray (after a 10 year wait to see these in high-def) and i'm not going to buy it because Universal have done such a lousy job. bloody studios ! well,...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   05-04-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,876
Posted By AndyM
here's the catalog titles i want universal to...

here's the catalog titles i want universal to release:








that about covers it.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-18-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,599
Posted By AndyM
Quote: when HD media first became...

Quote:

when HD media first became available, it was A. generally so much better than DVD that even very flawed transfers looked good


no they didn't. very flawed transfers looked like ......
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-18-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,898
Posted By AndyM
Quote: all I can say is you better be...

Quote:

all I can say is you better be wrong, real wrong, or I shall pop a gasket


http://blu-news.com/index.php/2010/0...lu-ray-review/...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-18-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,599
Posted By AndyM
Robert Harris' A few words about... Quote: ...

Robert Harris' A few words about...

Quote:

As an HD disc, the film looks much as it did on film ... Universal has done a beautiful job porting Waterworld to HD


and this guy restores films...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-10-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,764
Posted By AndyM
i would say all of it is. significantly. it was...

i would say all of it is. significantly. it was like watching the film for the first time.

the [vista] dvd was trash; released back when disney were releasing the worst looking dvds onto the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-10-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,764
Posted By AndyM
i think it's a safe bet. uk disc is...

i think it's a safe bet.

uk disc is distributed by buena vista home entertainment. that's part of the disney brand. US disc is distributed by disney as well, right ? chances of the same studio...
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