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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-25-2015, 10:46 AM
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Thank you for your niceness! Reminder to all:...

Thank you for your niceness! Reminder to all: research is forbidden in the first 48 hours...

I'm not going to confirm partial identifications for now because I suspect someone here will get all...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-25-2015, 08:40 AM
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These two clips are from a TV-movie which is too...

These two clips are from a TV-movie which is too obscure to be a good challenge, so instead: identify these four actors.
...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-24-2015, 07:32 AM
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That's it! Review: Repo Man (1984). -Bill

That's it! Review: Repo Man (1984).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-24-2015, 07:30 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Repo Man (1984)...

Repo Man (1984) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087995/), written and directed by Alex Cox.

This made a big splash in my circle when it first appeared, although better liked by our younger members...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-24-2015, 06:42 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie. Answer: Repo Man...

Name this movie.

Answer:


Repo Man (1984)


-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-23-2015, 08:45 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
You can see all of her in the Parade's End...

You can see all of her in the Parade's End miniseries.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-23-2015, 08:01 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
The appealing Rebecca Hall. ...

The appealing Rebecca Hall.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/ef/Transcendence2014Poster.jpg

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-23-2015, 07:08 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie. -Bill

Name this movie.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Software   03-23-2015, 06:53 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Yes, that started in 2009. I get a few every...

Yes, that started in 2009. I get a few every year.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-23-2015, 05:06 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
My NTFS use has been on 1TB drives. What you are...

My NTFS use has been on 1TB drives. What you are doing should work. Mac doesn't use it's own partition table scheme, does it?

Does the disc mount on a Windows computer? You might try chkdsk repair...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-22-2015, 05:11 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
A saddle with a bell...who did that? I remember...

A saddle with a bell...who did that? I remember the bell but not the title.

I'm going to guess: you are on an Anthony Mann/James Stewart streak, so The Far Country.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-21-2015, 07:06 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Correct! The first film version of The Talented...

Correct! The first film version of The Talented Mr Ripley. Review: Purple Noon (1960).

Written by the adventurous Patricia Highsmith:
...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-21-2015, 07:01 AM
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Views: 195,124
Posted By wmcclain
Purple Noon (1960)...

Purple Noon (1960) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0054189/), directed by René Clément.

This version of The Talented Mr. Ripley drops us into the middle of the story, which is fine: we don't need an...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-20-2015, 07:29 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie. Answer: Purple Noon...

Name this movie.

Answer:


Purple Noon (1960)


-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-20-2015, 05:43 PM
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Views: 541,114
Posted By wmcclain
For Blu-ray, the only difference will be in the...

For Blu-ray, the only difference will be in the optional Darbee processing. It is a subtle effect when used properly, but many people think a positive one.

Darbee is also available as a separate...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-20-2015, 07:50 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Curses! Since this is one I've reviewed, I was...

Curses! Since this is one I've reviewed, I was waiting 48 hours. I had the text prepared:

* * *

Ding! I believe this is one I've reviewd: Bend of the River (1952). It features the steamboat and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-18-2015, 02:32 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
MKV on optical disc will. M2TS on optical disc: I...

MKV on optical disc will. M2TS on optical disc: I thought yes, but I don't remember testing it.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-18-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,506
Views: 195,124
Posted By wmcclain
For I Confess? It's an ancient DVD, as far as I...

For I Confess? It's an ancient DVD, as far as I know the only one ever done for North America.

In the reviews, I always mention the Blu-ray if that's what I've seen, and the label if significant....
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-18-2015, 10:40 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
73...76, one of those Western-sounding years. ...

73...76, one of those Western-sounding years.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-18-2015, 09:09 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
I propose Winchester '76. -Bill

I propose Winchester '76.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-18-2015, 09:08 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
That's the one. I reviewed this a while ago:...

That's the one. I reviewed this a while ago: Henry V (1989) and posted some shots comparing the DVD and Blu-ray here.

The Blu-ray is not a very excting upgrade.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-18-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 48,187
Posted By wmcclain
I've seen the Shout Factory Blu-ray of Henry V...

I've seen the Shout Factory Blu-ray of Henry V (1989). It is disappointing, at best a a modest upgrade over the DVD:




A bit more detail in the better scenes.

The DVD is slightly cropped...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-18-2015, 07:30 AM
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Views: 127,458
Posted By wmcclain
You got the actor... ...but you got...

You got the actor...



...but you got the film. Review: I Confess (1953).

This is not top-shelf Hitchcock, but Clift is very fine in it.
...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-18-2015, 07:24 AM
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Views: 195,124
Posted By wmcclain
I Confess (1953)...

I Confess (1953) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045897/), directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

My wife asked "What was that one with Montgomery Clift as a priest...?" I might not have gotten this down for...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-18-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5,453
Views: 127,458
Posted By wmcclain
Still available. -Bill

Still available.

-Bill
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