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Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-28-2015, 09:35 AM
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I should have mentioned that LG's 55" OLED is NOT...

I should have mentioned that LG's 55" OLED is NOT 4K, but they do have a 65" OLED 4K selling currently for $9,999 at Amazon. Prices will surely drop significantly in the next year or two and I am...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-28-2015, 07:59 AM
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Posted By djoberg
^^^^^^^^ wattheF, Good to hear from...

^^^^^^^^

wattheF,

Good to hear from you, but sorry to hear about your health issues. We surely do wish you well.

Yes, good news about Ultra HD! I'm also VERY EXCITED about OLED 4K, with LG...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-24-2015, 02:23 PM
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Posted By djoberg
I concur! The movie was "weird" but it had...

I concur! The movie was "weird" but it had appreciable bass. Action in the surrounds was quite good as well with crystal-clear dialogue in the center!

For those of you who also appreciate stellar...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-22-2015, 09:40 AM
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Posted By djoberg
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Interesting piece...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Interesting piece Phantom...LONG LIVE (35mm) FILM!! :cool:
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-21-2015, 07:44 AM
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Posted By djoberg
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ After a second viewing this...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

After a second viewing this morning I'd have to say I "might" have been a tad too generous in my rating of Lucy....but not by much! I did notice several fleeting soft shots during...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-20-2015, 11:06 PM
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Posted By djoberg
Lucy Because this movie was only 82 minutes...

Lucy

Because this movie was only 82 minutes long, I too will keep this short. In short, the PQ was INCREDIBLE!! 80 minutes worth of REFERENCE quality PQ, with 2 minutes of horrendous color grading...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-19-2015, 09:45 PM
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Posted By djoberg
Left Behind (2014) Let me say from the...

Left Behind (2014)

Let me say from the outset that I was surprised at how decent *some* of this looked for a low-budget film, but then I learned that they did use Arri Alexa cameras throughout....
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-14-2015, 09:59 AM
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Posted By djoberg
I'll be waiting for your review! I know you'll be...

I'll be waiting for your review! I know you'll be impressed with the PQ and I trust nothing I said will cause your anticipation to be greater than your actual viewing experience. ;)
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-13-2015, 08:43 PM
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Posted By djoberg
The Equalizer WOW!! There is absolutely,...

The Equalizer

WOW!! There is absolutely, positively no doubt in my mind that this will easily get voted into Tier Blu! Sharpness and clarity are off the charts, especially in daytime scenes, but...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-13-2015, 04:58 PM
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Posted By djoberg
Gone Girl If I were writing a review based...

Gone Girl

If I were writing a review based solely on the daytime outdoor scenes and brightly-lit indoor scenes, I'd be more than ready to nominate this for Tier Blu. Details, depth and clarity...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-12-2015, 07:11 PM
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Posted By djoberg
I called my local video store and reserved Gone...

I called my local video store and reserved Gone Girl. I haven't seen a Blu in a very long time so I'm looking forward to seeing this tomorrow afternoon or evening. I may rent a couple more while I'm...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-12-2015, 07:04 PM
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Posted By djoberg
My bad! I guess I had a "senior moment" when I...

My bad! I guess I had a "senior moment" when I told Iggy SLO that his post had set a record. ;)
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-11-2015, 06:23 AM
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Posted By djoberg
Welcome to AVS Iggy SLO! I enjoyed your...

Welcome to AVS Iggy SLO!

I enjoyed your review and would encourage you to "keep them coming." Giving us no less than SIX placements in your first review has to be a record! :cool:
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-06-2015, 10:20 AM
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Posted By djoberg
^^^^^^ FWIW, this looks pristine via Dish...

^^^^^^

FWIW, this looks pristine via Dish satellite tv as well! So, it doesn't surprise me at all that the Blu-Ray release has garnered your praise and I'm sure it looks even better than what I...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-27-2014, 05:04 PM
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Posted By djoberg
Thanks Russ! I'll be looking forward to...

Thanks Russ!

I'll be looking forward to reviews on the titles you mentioned. I almost rented Oculus last week but I hadn't read any reviews on it so I passed on it. Let me know how the movie...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-27-2014, 02:22 PM
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Posted By djoberg
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ :cool: FWIW, my wife and...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

:cool:

FWIW, my wife and I are leaving tomorrow for a 4-day retreat. I will be "checking in" to see if some of you are making the most out of the few days left in 2014 (by...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-26-2014, 03:47 PM
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Posted By djoberg
^^^^^^^ We'll have to "agree" to "disagree"...

^^^^^^^

We'll have to "agree" to "disagree" on this one Phantom!
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-24-2014, 11:49 AM
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Posted By djoberg
Hey Russ, My wife and I are just chilling...

Hey Russ,

My wife and I are just chilling today, with a nice big, home-cooked meal planned for tonight (with CANDLES!!) and possibly a movie afterwards. Thanksgiving is our BIG HOLIDAY where we...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-24-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By djoberg
How could I have forgotten about Need for Speed?...

How could I have forgotten about Need for Speed? I had rated that Tier 0 (.5) so yes, that one is right up there with the other three live action movies I had mentioned.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-23-2014, 03:30 PM
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Posted By djoberg
In addition to Ninja 2, a close second would be...

In addition to Ninja 2, a close second would be Lone Survivor or Transformers 4: Age of Extinction.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-23-2014, 11:26 AM
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Posted By djoberg
Best Animated for 2014....Rio 2 Best Live...

Best Animated for 2014....Rio 2

Best Live Action for 2014...Ninja 2: Shadow of a Tear
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-21-2014, 06:55 PM
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Posted By djoberg
Guardians of the Galaxy Another LOOKER from...

Guardians of the Galaxy

Another LOOKER from Marvel! There were quite a few dark scenes early on where the black levels faltered slightly and the PQ came across as a bit flat and lacked details....
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-17-2014, 10:29 AM
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Posted By djoberg
If a series is really good (as is the case with...

If a series is really good (as is the case with House of Cards), I have no problem watching several episodes in one sitting. I had three evenings free (my wife is babysitting grandchildren in the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-15-2014, 10:59 PM
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Posted By djoberg
House of Cards (Season 2) After a three-day...

House of Cards (Season 2)

After a three-day "binge" of 13 episodes, my opinion remains unchanged. This is, most definitely, Tier 0 material. During the first 5 minutes of the 1st episode there was...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-08-2014, 06:25 PM
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Posted By djoberg
I just checked Phantom after logging out and sure...

I just checked Phantom after logging out and sure enough, the list went to an all-white background with multiple ads inserted after posts. I was using the same browser that I always use.
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