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Forum: 3D Content   05-25-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,145
Posted By coolhand
I despised this movie. And I would have despised...

I despised this movie. And I would have despised it in 3D.


People suggest that Prometheus didn't answer questions. The problem wasn't that it didn't answer questions; its that the answers were...
Forum: 3D Content   03-30-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,123
Posted By coolhand
https://www.zavvi.com/blu-ray/doctor-strange-3d-in...

https://www.zavvi.com/blu-ray/doctor-strange-3d-includes-2d-version/11357438.html
Forum: 3D Content   03-24-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,375
Posted By coolhand
Shipping is a lot cheaper at Zavvi. 2 for...

Shipping is a lot cheaper at Zavvi.


2 for ~22.83 shipped


Newer ones include:


Zootropolis (Zootopia)
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-20-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16,250
Views: 897,019
Posted By coolhand
I was sold on one of these but is there no...

I was sold on one of these but is there no Netflix/Amazon/Hulu/etc on this player?


What are you guys doing for streaming content? I was ok paying for the Oppo reliability but if I need to get a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-20-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By coolhand
I'm strongly considering one of these (from A4L)....

I'm strongly considering one of these (from A4L).


I'm not clear on 4k pass through. Does it work or not? If so, its almost certainly a go.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-21-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,195
Posted By coolhand
This. I DESPISE the way receivers are...

This.


I DESPISE the way receivers are marketed now, and even this top 10 list omits the cornerstones of any receiver (build/power). Maybe some of you use some of these peculiar features but...
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By coolhand
Are amps just for power? Reviews like...

Are amps just for power?


Reviews like this:
https://www.cnet.com/news/wharfedale-diamond-the-best-sounding-350-speaker-on-the-planet/


Make it sound like even for mid level bookshelves...
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By coolhand
At What Speaker Price Point Should You Go With Separates?

I am helping friends of the family put together a theater and it turns out their tastes for speakers may be far more refined than my own.


Initially I was calling for something in the range of:
...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 137,462
Posted By coolhand
Yes, I actually did. This is even one of those...

Yes, I actually did. This is even one of those places I tried.


I wasn't looking for advertisements (which is essentially what I consider info from the maker). I was looking for informed...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,651
Posted By coolhand
I'm placing a big order at Monoprice already. I...

I'm placing a big order at Monoprice already. I cannot find any suitable mounts. Almost all of them are 10lb mounts and the one that says 20+ almost every review says it can't hold more than 10lb. ...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 707
Views: 137,462
Posted By coolhand
Considering these: ...

Considering these:


http://www.accessories4less.com/make-a-store/item/cantbundle3/canton-chrono-5.1-speaker-package-w/subwoofer/1.html


But I cannot seem to find anywhere NEAR enough...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,651
Posted By coolhand
Let me draw up a quick picture EDIT: And...

Let me draw up a quick picture


EDIT: And apparently I cannot get it here.




How would the Q100s wall mount? They don't come with mounts do they? The backs don't make it look very easy...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,651
Posted By coolhand
The room is a mess for sound. Half the room is...

The room is a mess for sound. Half the room is part of an addition. So the front 9 feet is an old house with plaster walls that veers off to one side. Then the halves of the room are separated by...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,651
Posted By coolhand
I think I am going to get the q500 fronts and...

I think I am going to get the q500 fronts and q200c center but want to go 7.1 too (have a sub) and still need surrounds. Would you do q100 for surrounds? That seems like overkill and I was looking...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-17-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By coolhand
There are a few big points that need to be...

There are a few big points that need to be addressed. First, banks aren't going to finance your TV for 30 years so any appraisal done is not going to include the value of your...
Forum: 3D Content   10-03-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,375
Posted By coolhand
And another Zaavi Disney 2 for 1. ...

And another Zaavi Disney 2 for 1.


http://www.zavvi.com/offers/disney/multibuy/3d.list?widget_id=385783


Includes Zootopia (Intn'l title is Zootropolis), Good Dinosaur, Big Hero 6, Lion King,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-14-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4,793
Views: 328,744
Posted By coolhand
I am replacing the lamp,and had to go to the...

I am replacing the lamp,and had to go to the local hardware store to get a few parts that I feel needed replacing. But now I can't figure out how to seat the bulb properly and there aren't any...
Forum: 3D Content   08-18-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,957
Posted By coolhand
Just an FYI, the Amazon.co/uk appears to be...

Just an FYI, the Amazon.co/uk appears to be $25.50 while the Amazon.com appears to be $34.99. If anything the UK release looks a LOT nicer, though in the end they are likely to be the same.


I...
Forum: 3D Content   05-17-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 20,444
Posted By coolhand
I totally agree. Was completely disappointed in...

I totally agree. Was completely disappointed in the movie, especially given the enormously positive reviews the movie has received. But that disappointment paled in comparison to the disappointment...
Forum: 3D Content   05-07-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By coolhand
Yeah that's not confirmed anything. No date. No...

Yeah that's not confirmed anything. No date. No art work.
Forum: 3D Content   04-14-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 20,444
Posted By coolhand
Batman Vs Superman was the worst superhero movie...

Batman Vs Superman was the worst superhero movie since Jim Carrey and Arnold were Riddler and Dr Freeze.


Captain America Civil War is already generating enormous buzz and is going to destroy...
Forum: 3D Content   04-13-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,957
Posted By coolhand
I would have paid a fair amount for the 3D but I...

I would have paid a fair amount for the 3D but I watched it for .50 from Redbox and I'm over it. I enjoyed it in the theater for the trip down memory lane but it doesn't have the rewatchability I...
Forum: 3D Content   12-11-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,960
Posted By coolhand
I would add that the entertainment value means...

I would add that the entertainment value means little when it comes to box office.

If the movie is good it will probably do 3B in WW. If its not... who knows.
Forum: 3D Content   12-11-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,960
Posted By coolhand
There is not a single measure that would support...

There is not a single measure that would support that obscene assertion. I mean outside of it being a rehash of a superior movie with the same name, and it not even being a good movie, Avatar doing...
Forum: 3D Content   12-11-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By coolhand
I need something that even ALLOWS 3D Netflix. I...

I need something that even ALLOWS 3D Netflix. I have a few top fo the line Sony Dual HDMI BD players but they don't allow for Netflix 3d. but I have never had someone tell me that a...
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