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Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-02-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7,762
Views: 600,024
Posted By wmcclain
(1) Are your versions of makemkv and HandBrake...

(1) Are your versions of makemkv and HandBrake current? And the player firmware?

(2) As a diagnostic, take an MakeMKV result that has chapters that work, and a HandBrake result that doesn't, and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-01-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7,762
Views: 600,024
Posted By wmcclain
Typically I do MakeMKV and then HandBrake to...

Typically I do MakeMKV and then HandBrake to produce a compressed MKV. Chapters work as expected. I have no experience with MP4.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-01-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6,733
Views: 146,994
Posted By wmcclain
It is! I'd never seen one of his films before and...

It is! I'd never seen one of his films before and so thought it might be extra obscure. It's a mental thing.

Mostly he did atmospheric, erotic vampire films, right? This one is not really horror,...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-01-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 203,117
Posted By wmcclain
The Iron Rose (1973)...

The Iron Rose (1973) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0126004/), directed by Jean Rollin.

Boy meets girl. After some cavorting in a train-yard they picnic in a cemetery, and even descend into a crypt...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-01-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6,733
Views: 146,994
Posted By wmcclain
This may be obscure, but I found the images ...

This may be obscure, but I found the images irresistible.

I thought it best to apply a bit of censorship to the nude. "Judge, I tell you it's just a bit of shadow!" But that would not have been...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-01-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6,733
Views: 146,994
Posted By wmcclain
You've lost me now. I wasn't planning on giving...

You've lost me now. I wasn't planning on giving points for this.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-31-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6,733
Views: 146,994
Posted By wmcclain
Correct. Opening scene. A lot of cast and...

Correct. Opening scene.

A lot of cast and crew overlap between this film and the Walking Dead TV series, presumably due to producer/director Frank Darabont.
...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-31-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6,733
Views: 146,994
Posted By wmcclain
Hudsucker: I saw it once back when. All I...

Hudsucker: I saw it once back when. All I remember is Charles Durning with angel wings playing a banjo.

* * *

Name this movie.

Answer:


The Mist (2007)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-31-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By wmcclain
Try this thread:...

Try this thread: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/39-networking-media-servers-content-streaming/1336046-ripping-blu-rays-ii.html

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-30-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6,733
Views: 146,994
Posted By wmcclain
It's got to be the Coen Bros. How about The...

It's got to be the Coen Bros. How about The Hudsucker Proxy?

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-30-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21,708
Views: 1,718,347
Posted By wmcclain
Just as an experiment, could you try it? ...

Just as an experiment, could you try it?

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-30-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21,708
Views: 1,718,347
Posted By wmcclain
Is the preamp also connected to the projector? If...

Is the preamp also connected to the projector? If so, what happens when you disconnect that?

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-29-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6,733
Views: 146,994
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: 1,602
Views: 203,117
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: 8,086
Views: 435,550
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
Replies: 6,733
Views: 146,994
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: 106
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
Replies: 6,733
Views: 146,994
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: 6,733
Views: 146,994
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: 6,733
Views: 146,994
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: 3,253,596
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: 3,253,596
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
Views: 3,253,596
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: 3,253,596
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: 8,086
Views: 435,550
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.
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