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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-28-2015, 08:52 AM
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Correct! Review: The Enforcer (1951). -Bill

Correct! Review: The Enforcer (1951).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-28-2015, 08:49 AM
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The Enforcer (1951)...

The Enforcer (1951) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043503/), directed by Bretaigne Windust and Raoul Walsh.

A tight, very gritty police procedural told in flashbacks. After a key witness dies,...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-28-2015, 07:55 AM
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Name this film. Answer: The Enforcer...

Name this film.

Answer:


The Enforcer (1951)


-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-28-2015, 06:40 AM
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Views: 542,613
Posted By wmcclain
Most people buy directly from OPPO. You can get...

Most people buy directly from OPPO. You can get them from Amazon and other online dealers.

Most recent firmware: probably, but it depends on the timing. Players can get boxed up before new...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-27-2015, 11:56 AM
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I rule that a touch is a move, so you get the...

I rule that a touch is a move, so you get the point.

No one recognized young Ray Stevenson, Titus Pullo in the Rome series and recently hiding behind a bushy beard in the Thor movies.

My...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-27-2015, 08:41 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Time's up. Research allowed. -Bill

Time's up. Research allowed.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-27-2015, 08:06 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Not this year, and maybe not next. -Bill

Not this year, and maybe not next.

-Bill
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.

Answer:


Catherine Zeta-Jones + Clive Owen, Joan Plowright + Ray...
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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Views: 600,902
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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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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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: 195,179
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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Views: 127,703
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
Replies: 6,927
Views: 542,613
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
Replies: 20,843
Views: 1,651,940
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: 1,507
Views: 195,179
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....
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