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Forum: 3D Content   10-23-2014, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Don Landis
Whoops, I'm in error. My region code on...

Whoops, I'm in error. My region code on Maleficent is indeed Region ABC. I mistakenly recalled Ratataoulle which is Region B only. Getting old. Thanks for the correction.

The 12 ab I don't...
Forum: 3D Content   10-23-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,359
Posted By Don Landis
There are some areas of Death Valley that look...

There are some areas of Death Valley that look really good in 3D. I've spent 12 days so far in the area shooting. There's a lot of areas I won't have in it because it is just so big. Bryce Canyon...
Forum: 3D Content   10-23-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 24,902
Posted By Don Landis
Correct, but in theatrical presentation- 4D...

Correct, but in theatrical presentation- 4D represents a presentation that includes feeling, touch, and smell. For example, a 4D theater that Disney defines uses water spray in your face, blasts of...
Forum: 3D Content   10-22-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,359
Posted By Don Landis
tom- how is that? in 3D? I'll have to track it...

tom- how is that? in 3D? I'll have to track it down. I've been collecting footage for 3 years now of the Death Valley sites and will be complete on my next visit. It will be another like Bryce...
Forum: 3D Content   10-22-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,616
Posted By Don Landis
Yes. Amazon.de Germany. NOT the UK. UK had it...

Yes. Amazon.de Germany. NOT the UK. UK had it listed too but they kept changing the available ship date so I cancelled and reordered from Amazon.de I can't recall what they said about the...
Forum: 3D Content   10-22-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 109,471
Posted By Don Landis
All my devices have it but the list is...

All my devices have it but the list is incomplete. Some titles offered in 3D are missing from the group as of last week. Haven't had time for 3D anything in 4 days.
Forum: 3D Content   10-22-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,616
Posted By Don Landis
My Maleficent 3D from Amazon.de is definitely...

My Maleficent 3D from Amazon.de is definitely Region B. I have a couple Region B only 3D movies now. The Mod will be worth it unless you only planned on owning one movie and it turns out to be...
Forum: 3D Content   10-20-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,900
Posted By Don Landis
I agree! I just ordered it in as a rental and...

I agree! I just ordered it in as a rental and was pleasantly surprised. The 3D conversion was excellent and having 3D, I recall held my interest better than when I watched it years ago in 2D.
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Forum: 3D Content   10-19-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 24,902
Posted By Don Landis
There are a number of Holographic projection...

There are a number of Holographic projection Kiosks using pyramid mirrors now being sold for front view advertising. CNN had a demo a couple years ago where they showed it on stage and one of their...
Forum: 3D Content   10-19-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 24,902
Posted By Don Landis
tom, your observation of broadcast 3D being dead...

tom, your observation of broadcast 3D being dead is odd. I don't believe it ever caught on for broadcast so death was not even in the cards. :) . We did have a couple cable and satellite channels...
Forum: 3D Content   10-18-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 109,471
Posted By Don Landis
Be sure to count the titles under a category. I...

Be sure to count the titles under a category. I recall when the 3D group was first made available, the count was 53 but that included the episodes within a category. Not just cartoons either. for...
Forum: 3D Content   10-18-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 24,902
Posted By Don Landis
tom- I've been a 3D enthusiast for a long long...

tom- I've been a 3D enthusiast for a long long time. I've also had as my main viewing TV a projector system since the Kloss Nova beam in the late 70's. Until 2010, it was very difficult to get 3D...
Forum: 3D Content   10-17-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 24,902
Posted By Don Landis
2011 was the year for early adopters of 3D that...

2011 was the year for early adopters of 3D that got us away from the red/blue glasses on regular TV sets.

2015 will be the renaissance of the mainstream consumer who will discover 3D TV's as they...
Forum: 3D Content   10-17-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By Don Landis
Netflix has new activist investor: Mark Cuban

Billionaire Activist Investor Mark Cuban disclosed he is buying into Netflix bigtime. He said he started with approximately 50,000 shares and is adding to his position. He said he has no plans to...
Forum: 3D Content   10-17-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 24,902
Posted By Don Landis
Reminder of what I heard from the Marketing...

Reminder of what I heard from the Marketing people from Sony, Panasonic, Samsung and LG. They all said the same thing. First we have 3D, then we'll get 4K perfected and then we'll add back 4K 3D. ...
Forum: 3D Content   10-13-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Don Landis
Using rack focus to the key object in a scene...

Using rack focus to the key object in a scene does not change the ability to generate good 3D depth. But many people are fascinated with a scene that is all in focus so that new look is perceived to...
Forum: 3D Source Components   10-13-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,747
Posted By Don Landis
Right, but you have to recognize how the...

Right, but you have to recognize how the journalists work. On a day when there is a major market pullback, the journalist feels it is his obligation to report a specific reason for each stock in the...
Forum: 3D Source Components   10-12-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,528
Posted By Don Landis
It's a LG CINEMA 3D DM2752D-PN I see...

It's a LG CINEMA 3D DM2752D-PN

I see Amazon now has a seller in China that is offering this but the price is higher than what I paid. Mine came from Korea. Surprised you can't find a 42" or...
Forum: 3D Content   10-12-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,616
Posted By Don Landis
Jedi- when you get to see the movie, look for the...

Jedi- when you get to see the movie, look for the lines that explain the mindset-
1. men never have true love for women, their true love is for power and greed.
2. The other line is where the VO...
Forum: 3D Content   10-12-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,616
Posted By Don Landis
Yes, the writer gave an interview in the bonus...

Yes, the writer gave an interview in the bonus features and explained her thinking to change Disney's original story in the animated version. A VO in the movie states that the original tale was a lie...
Forum: 3D Content   10-11-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,616
Posted By Don Landis
Rephrasing it as a question: Is Maleficent an...

Rephrasing it as a question:
Is Maleficent an anti war movie?

I didn't see it as such. The writer did change the Disney original and referenced one major part as a lie. I won't say what that is...
Forum: 3D Content   10-11-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,893
Posted By Don Landis
I have Pacific Rim and, IMO the images weren't as...

I have Pacific Rim and, IMO the images weren't as bright as Transformers 4. The acting was pretty bad, I would say on par with Robo Cop 1. If you enjoyed that acting then Pac Rim may be your thing....
Forum: 3D Content   10-11-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,616
Posted By Don Landis
Was that a question or a statement?

Was that a question or a statement?
Forum: 3D Content   10-10-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,616
Posted By Don Landis
IMO, this is not a scary movie. It is a movie...

IMO, this is not a scary movie. It is a movie mostly for little girls, and plays out that men are the real evil villains in their lives, a departure from the original story by Disney. The writer...
Forum: 3D Content   10-10-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,616
Posted By Don Landis
I'm not sure I understand your suggestion, but I...

I'm not sure I understand your suggestion, but I won't try to over think it. It lists both 16:9 and 2.4:1 because there is content representing both AR's in the package of two disks.
Most of the...
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