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Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-26-2017, 03:34 PM
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Posted By djoberg
It is indeed a "spiritual" successor, for the...

It is indeed a "spiritual" successor, for the "theme" of this movie is the spiritual message it conveys. As you may know, it is a true story about one man's absolute conviction to "not bear arms"...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-26-2017, 01:01 PM
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Posted By djoberg
^^^^^^^^^^^^ EDIT: In light of the fact that...

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EDIT: In light of the fact that Saving Private Ryan was such a "crowd-pleaser," I thought I should add why I liked Hacksaw Ridge just as much or better. I know some did NOT like the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-25-2017, 09:43 PM
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Posted By djoberg
I actually liked it just as much, or more, than...

I actually liked it just as much, or more, than Saving Private Ryan.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-25-2017, 07:40 PM
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Posted By djoberg
And I just watched Hacksaw Ridge last night on...

And I just watched Hacksaw Ridge last night on both the 4K and 1080p version. I too was "blown away" and thoroughly "enjoyed the movie." As soon as I finished watching it I wrote the following review...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-25-2017, 06:54 PM
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Posted By djoberg
After reading your post, I had to chime in to say...

After reading your post, I had to chime in to say I just watched Braveheart from the incredible Sapphire Series (put out by Paramount and comparable to the Criterion Collection). I too was "blown...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-25-2017, 03:53 PM
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Posted By djoberg
I also sit at 8' and it's perfect for me!! I LOVE...

I also sit at 8' and it's perfect for me!! I LOVE the immersive experience from that distance. :cool:
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-24-2017, 11:03 PM
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Posted By djoberg
Hacksaw Ridge Ah, another "feast for the...

Hacksaw Ridge

Ah, another "feast for the eyes" from Lionsgate!

Make room on your "Reference Shelf," for this one is stunning from beginning to end (with the exception of some banding in a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-22-2017, 09:58 PM
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Posted By djoberg
Yep, I knew that Jerry! I have my 4K player...

Yep, I knew that Jerry! I have my 4K player connected to HDMI 2 and the Hopper 3 satellite receiver to HDMI 3 so I'm a Happer Camper.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-22-2017, 09:55 PM
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Posted By djoberg
I agree 100% with AVGeek99. I have the same...

I agree 100% with AVGeek99. I have the same glasses, watch my display in my Man Cave in complete darkness, and there isn't an issue at all. I too have been happy with the 3D performance. And just so...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-22-2017, 09:52 PM
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Posted By djoberg
Me again Henry! The 4K channel came "On Air"...

Me again Henry! The 4K channel came "On Air" again and lo and behold, IT WORKS! Changing the HDMI setting to "Standard" was an easy fix and I thank you for giving me the solution. :cool:
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-22-2017, 11:58 AM
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Posted By djoberg
I just received my copy of Hacksaw Ridge (the 4K...

I just received my copy of Hacksaw Ridge (the 4K and 1080p versions) yesterday and plan to watch it tonight. I have read MANY stellar reviews (of both the movie itself AND the PQ).
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-22-2017, 10:27 AM
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Posted By djoberg
Thanks for the info! I am going to try setting my...

Thanks for the info! I am going to try setting my HDMI Input 3 (which I use for my Hopper 3) to Standard. I changed it to Enhanced the day I got it. The thing is I am NOT having the same problem, for...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-21-2017, 10:23 PM
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Posted By djoberg
Do You Believe? I must say that for a...

Do You Believe?

I must say that for a low-budget Christian film, I was very impressed with the PQ! It had striking clarity in "most" scenes, vibrant colors (with the exception of some shots with...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-21-2017, 05:18 PM
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Posted By djoberg
Has anyone with Dish Network tried viewing the...

Has anyone with Dish Network tried viewing the FREE preview of Planet Earth 2 on their 4K channel? I ask because I tried and the picture kept "flashing" and every 60 seconds or so the screen would go...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-21-2017, 03:12 PM
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Posted By djoberg
I just received two new Blu-rays: 1) Do You...

I just received two new Blu-rays: 1) Do You Believe (a Christian film that is supposed to be quite good, both in the PLOT and in the ACTING); and 2) Hacksaw Ridge. I may watch the first one tonight,...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-20-2017, 12:03 PM
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Posted By djoberg
^^^^^^^^^ In fairness I will add that when...

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In fairness I will add that when blooming/halos occur and it's right next to the black bars, the light "may" (or may not) bleed into the bars. Again, that it is one of the biggest...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-20-2017, 11:05 AM
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Posted By djoberg
I do appreciate your analysis of the black levels...

I do appreciate your analysis of the black levels on the Sony 940D. I know you were referring to me when saying, "I would not characterized them as 'PITCH BLACK'" so I thought I would simply chime in...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-19-2017, 09:17 PM
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Posted By djoberg
BTW, I forgot to mention earlier that I have NOT...

BTW, I forgot to mention earlier that I have NOT seen Arrival yet on 4K; I had rented the 1080p version first to see if it would be worth "repeated viewings." But I did read enough reviews from...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-19-2017, 09:15 PM
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Posted By djoberg
I don't want to get "political" on AVS, but I...

I don't want to get "political" on AVS, but I certainly understand your sentiments. I have to force myself to watch some actors today (if not for their superb acting ability I wouldn't watch them)!
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-19-2017, 08:05 PM
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Posted By djoberg
Here is a good review on Arrival by Hi Def...

Here is a good review on Arrival by Hi Def Digest:

http://bluray.highdefdigest.com/40818/arrival.html

You will see that he attributes the poor black levels to the director's intent (on both the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-19-2017, 06:25 PM
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Posted By djoberg
In Arrival the director made some definite...

In Arrival the director made some definite choices in order to "set the mood" in this dramatic Sci-Fi film. In many scenes he purposely chose to soften the image and lower the contrast, resulting in...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-19-2017, 04:42 PM
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Posted By djoberg
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I "liked" your post above...

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I "liked" your post above gwsat because I've had the same experience as you (as you very well know). Also, I have been following a thread that asks the question "Should I buy an...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-19-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 14,705
Posted By djoberg
My Home Theater is "light-controlled," meaning I...

My Home Theater is "light-controlled," meaning I can close the one window I have with an excellent "room-darkening shade." Once I do that, the only "light" in my room will be from the screen itself,...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   02-19-2017, 02:10 PM
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Posted By djoberg
I hear you when it comes to Superhero movies!...

I hear you when it comes to Superhero movies! Regarding "recommendations," here are some of my favorites (for PQ) in UHD (besides the ones I already mentioned):

Concussion
Exodus: Gods and Kings...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-18-2017, 01:13 PM
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Posted By djoberg
In case you haven't heard, the new Planet Earth 2...

In case you haven't heard, the new Planet Earth 2 series will be beginning today on the BBC channel (1080p). I believe it will be on every Saturday for the next 5-6 weeks. If you have Directv and...
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