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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-19-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By fookoo_2010
Dreary and lethargically paced. If one likes...

Dreary and lethargically paced. If one likes atmosphere for atmosphere's sake, it might be passable. A distant second to Non-Stop which wasn't all that good.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   09-16-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6,650
Views: 124,154
Posted By fookoo_2010
I miss all the salsa and guacamole and the...

I miss all the salsa and guacamole and the fantastic BBQ.
Forum: Speakers   09-16-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By fookoo_2010
Budget towers implies a financial restriction and...

Budget towers implies a financial restriction and is a factor that almost everyone has to address. If the budget towers are significantly different from your fronts, in terms of "quality drivers,"...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-04-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8,639
Views: 2,851,648
Posted By fookoo_2010
It is too bad that there wasn't more of Olga K....

It is too bad that there wasn't more of Olga K. and much less of Pierce Brosnan in The November Man. That movie could have used some serious editing. What would have been a lot more interesting...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-02-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By fookoo_2010
Probably not. The UK version is all region BR...

Probably not. The UK version is all region BR and looks fine in 3D.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-02-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 5,523
Posted By fookoo_2010
Dolby Surround

No, one of the crucial components is Dolby Surround because most collections will require that processing. How will it sound with CDs, SACDs, DVD-As and the standard 5.1 or 7.1 DTS MA and Dolby True...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   08-29-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,137
Posted By fookoo_2010
Grandmaster in 3D

http://variety.com/2014/film/news/wong-kar-wais-grandmaster-to-release-in-3d-in-october-exclusive-1201293849/
Forum: Speakers   08-23-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3,949
Views: 451,806
Posted By fookoo_2010
Look at the Basic Speaker FAQ that is a sticky....

Look at the Basic Speaker FAQ that is a sticky. Implement what you think is feasible. Then go out and listen to other users setups, ask questions, and have someone else, who has some expertise, hear...
Forum: Speakers   08-23-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 29,501
Posted By fookoo_2010
Is the demo for Pioneer capable Atmos speakers...

Is the demo for Pioneer capable Atmos speakers and ceiling speakers in Long Beach close at hand?
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-23-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8,639
Views: 2,851,648
Posted By fookoo_2010
Comment

It seems apparent that it has become more and more difficult to post pictures as the result of the new AVS interface that is a PIA. Any search for previous pictures has become an ordeal. Seems like...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-22-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,316
Posted By fookoo_2010
That review notwithstanding, it is certainly...

That review notwithstanding, it is certainly worth a viewing in Real 3D. Subtle, the movie is not. Apparently, the author of said review expects objects to jump off of the screen and that is a...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-21-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By fookoo_2010
Magic in the Moonlight

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npTtanKgnZU

A nice summer diversion from Woody Allen.
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,366
Posted By fookoo_2010
This line of Infinity speakers as well as many in...

This line of Infinity speakers as well as many in the past is meant to be used with a sub or two or more. Apparently some of the reviewers can't comprehend that. There is no drawback to using a...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   08-19-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,319
Posted By fookoo_2010
Really? I think that you are too enthralled by...

Really? I think that you are too enthralled by whatever the bit rate number is and that any reduction in that bit rate results in an inferior stream or media that you think that you can detect. If...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-17-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,316
Posted By fookoo_2010
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iFdPcx0W2w&list=P...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iFdPcx0W2w&list=PLnoQ89NMLxahRoNbPfhue19qLv2cmwcqW
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   08-15-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,319
Posted By fookoo_2010
Fascinating, the future of reduced bit rate for...

Fascinating, the future of reduced bit rate for streaming is literally around the corner, if not here already.
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-14-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,461
Posted By fookoo_2010
When the time comes, my next amp will be Class D....

When the time comes, my next amp will be Class D. Dramatically lower heat emission that is the killer of electronics. In a home theater that is mostly speaker powered by an AVR,a Class D amp is...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-12-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By fookoo_2010
The November Man

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2zFH8Zruqo
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   08-11-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,498
Posted By fookoo_2010
Pure Audio: Not exactly earth shattering

The "pure audio" technology has been around for a few years because of Blu-ray. Unless there is something unique about the Blu-ray "pure audio" disc version, it is hardly worth the $20 to $30 or...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   08-09-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6,650
Views: 124,154
Posted By fookoo_2010
That will be $27, cash: $20 for registration and...

That will be $27, cash: $20 for registration and $7 for parking. If one is really interested, then it might be worthwhile.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-09-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8,613
Views: 293,471
Posted By fookoo_2010
The "experts" have spoken again and they have...

The "experts" have spoken again and they have been disturbingly way off when it came to Dolby Atmos enabled speakers for home theater. But that's what happens when the writer, "expert," is guessing...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-05-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,202
Posted By fookoo_2010
Let me understand this. You saw the movie on a...

Let me understand this. You saw the movie on a very mediocre cinema screen with a lousy audio system. Then you watched Snowpiercer in various versions of streaming that are not going to be as good...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-31-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By fookoo_2010
Clearly worth seeing, even at 2 hours 44 minutes....

Clearly worth seeing, even at 2 hours 44 minutes. Never seems to lag, although it is fiction, but perhaps an inside look at a Texan family and the problems that occur over 12 years in very recent...
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,460
Posted By fookoo_2010
Certainly interesting and continues to stoke the...

Certainly interesting and continues to stoke the fire for Dolby Atmos in the Home Theater.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-29-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,063
Posted By fookoo_2010
This was expected, if you follow Variety. As to...

This was expected, if you follow Variety. As to Luc Besson using only 10% of neuron capacity, he said, after the screening, that the neuron capacity used by people is 15%.
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