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Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-10-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,637
Posted By JimSD
This is one I'll definitely get. I don't even...

This is one I'll definitely get. I don't even like hockey, but I love this movie. Kurt Russell really becomes Herb Brooks. As inspirational as the movie is, it's also a great study of a coach that...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   12-17-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,963
Posted By JimSD
I'm looking forward to getting this on Blu-ray....

I'm looking forward to getting this on Blu-ray. I read a review a while back about the DVD version at dvdmg.com and the writer made a comment about how this movie is like a cinematic Rorschach test...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-15-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 47,245
Posted By JimSD
Quote:Originally Posted by Rated-rsuperstar...

Quote:Originally Posted by Rated-rsuperstar http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15075999)

My steelbook case For Your Eyes Only is a two disc case....
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-22-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 46,282
Posted By JimSD
Quote:Originally Posted by sperron...

Quote:Originally Posted by sperron http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14919708)

The ironic part is that it's Sony's own releases that won't play in...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-10-2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 18,287
Posted By JimSD
Amazon's sales rankings for these Blu-rays...

Amazon's sales rankings for these Blu-rays tracks pretty closely with this poll except for Die Another Day. Sales rank at Amazon:

From Russia With Love #2339
Dr. No #2565
Thunderball #2940
Die...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-03-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15,003
Views: 2,535,853
Posted By JimSD
^ The problem I've encountered with using...

^

The problem I've encountered with using virtual cards at some sites is not that they are one-time use (mine aren't), but rather if you put a limit on the card that isn't high enough. For...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   10-02-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 18,287
Posted By JimSD
I'm getting the set with From Russia With Love,...

I'm getting the set with From Russia With Love, Thunderball, and For Your Eyes Only, plus Dr. No as a single. I think we're pretty lucky to be getting 3 Connerys in the first batch of 6.

I first...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-19-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 21,899
Views: 3,545,509
Posted By JimSD
How the heck is The Longest Day in Tier 1 above...

How the heck is The Longest Day in Tier 1 above Vantage Point? While TLD is way better than the DVD, it still has some issues. The PQ of Vantage Point is one of the best I've seen for live action...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-11-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15,003
Views: 2,535,853
Posted By JimSD
Quote:Originally Posted by Pugnax555...

Quote:Originally Posted by Pugnax555 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14269705)

Not to mention that it was actually IN the message that he...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-28-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 38,336
Posted By JimSD
Quote:Originally Posted by Vern Dias...

Quote:Originally Posted by Vern Dias http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14181087)

Those were process shots, probably using rear screen projection...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-28-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 38,336
Posted By JimSD
Previously I had just scanned through this BD,...

Previously I had just scanned through this BD, but last night I watched the first 2 hours of it. There is a lot of inconsistency in the quality of the image. Oddly, the scenes where the still photos...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-22-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 38,336
Posted By JimSD
Quote:Originally Posted by rdclark...

Quote:Originally Posted by rdclark http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14136965)

So instead of focusing on the one or two people you perceive as...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-22-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 38,336
Posted By JimSD
Quote:Originally Posted by sperron...

Quote:Originally Posted by sperron http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14136513)

As has been said multiple times in various places, every BD looks...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-22-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 38,336
Posted By JimSD
I have never complained about grain in any...

I have never complained about grain in any movie. I've owned both DVD editions of The Longest Day and now this Blu-ray. Even with the likely DNR, this version is 10x better than the blurry mess that...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-26-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,521
Posted By JimSD
There is a screenshot comparison of the...

There is a screenshot comparison of the non-anamorphic DVD, anamorphic DVD, and Blu-ray versions of The Longest Day at DVDBeaver:

http://www.dvdbeaver.com/film2/DVDRe...ay_blu-ray.htm...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-22-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,521
Posted By JimSD
The Longest Day was the first DVD I bought and...

The Longest Day was the first DVD I bought and it sounds like I will be triple-dipping on it. Thanks for the review Ralph.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   05-20-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,140
Posted By JimSD
Quote:Originally Posted by JWhip...

Quote:Originally Posted by JWhip http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13909811)

BTW, I haven't finished The Longest Day yet but so far, it is another...
Forum: PlayStation Area   05-16-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,436
Posted By JimSD
I'm definitely in for MotorStorm Pacific Rift....

I'm definitely in for MotorStorm Pacific Rift. Can't wait for the multi-player mode.
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-16-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,893
Posted By JimSD
In the review for The Longest Day, I'd be...

In the review for The Longest Day, I'd be interested in a comparison to the 2 DVD versions that have been out. While the 2nd release was anamorphic, which allowed the subtitles to be read when the...
Forum: PlayStation Area   05-15-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,068
Posted By JimSD
Our 8 year old loved Ratchet & Clank. The kids...

Our 8 year old loved Ratchet & Clank. The kids also play PS2 games which can be found used for a cheap price at GameStop. Cars: Mater-National is a fun racing game for families and the PS3 version...
Forum: Speakers   04-30-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 30,677
Views: 2,796,180
Posted By JimSD
Quote:Originally Posted by yngdiego...

Quote:Originally Posted by yngdiego http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13758467)

Same in San Diego. One Paradigm dealer closed, so now we are just...
Forum: Speakers   04-28-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 30,677
Views: 2,796,180
Posted By JimSD
Quote:Originally Posted by mjdupont76...

Quote:Originally Posted by mjdupont76 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13743606)

Im considering either Paradigm Atoms or Polk RTi A1's for my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-13-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5,559
Views: 613,056
Posted By JimSD
Thanks to many for the info in this thread that...

Thanks to many for the info in this thread that helped me to successfully perform the upgrade on our 705 last night using a PS3. There was a good post early in the thread by james.miller that...
Forum: PlayStation Area   03-25-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,994
Posted By JimSD
Quote:Originally Posted by maximuslcd...

Quote:Originally Posted by maximuslcd http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13470746)

Is the set up pretty easy with this receiver?


As has been...
Forum: PlayStation Area   03-25-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,994
Posted By JimSD
I have a PS3 and 705. Don't notice any lip synch...

I have a PS3 and 705. Don't notice any lip synch issues. I don't remember if I left the receiver lip synch settings at the default or changed them to 0.
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