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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-06-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 5,708
Views: 132,244
Posted By wmcclain
I just found it on wikipedia under Civil Defense...

I just found it on wikipedia under Civil Defense Siren: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_defense_siren

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-06-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5,708
Views: 132,244
Posted By wmcclain
From left to right that's Alan Cumming, Juliet...

From left to right that's Alan Cumming, Juliet Stevenson, Polly Walker and Ewan McGregor.

Review: Emma (1996).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-06-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By wmcclain
Emma (1996) (http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0116191),...

Emma (1996) (http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0116191), directed by Douglas McGrath.

A rich single young woman who fancies herself a matchmaker: how much damage can she do? Lots: she's a society...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-05-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5,708
Views: 132,244
Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie. Answer: Emma (1996)...

Name this movie.

Answer:


Emma (1996)


-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-05-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 197,757
Posted By wmcclain
You could hit him but that's what he wanted... ...

You could hit him but that's what he wanted...



According to the commentary track that was a real place.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-05-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5,708
Views: 132,244
Posted By wmcclain
Mine's a Federal Signal Thunderbolt 1003 Civil...

Mine's a Federal Signal Thunderbolt 1003 Civil Defense siren. Because nothing else suggests the importance of my message.

As for yours, I can only guess. War film, color, airfield, 20th century...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-05-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5,708
Views: 132,244
Posted By wmcclain
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thu...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/98/Federal_Signal_Thunderbolt_1003_head.jpg/800px-Federal_Signal_Thunderbolt_1003_head.jpg

Round 7 has now completed! King of the forum is......
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-05-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5,708
Views: 132,244
Posted By wmcclain
Based on a short-lived comic strip: ...

Based on a short-lived comic strip:

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/02/Friday_Foster_comics.jpg

It's blaxpoitation-lite, although with some good talent: Carl Weathers and Yaphet...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-05-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 5,708
Views: 132,244
Posted By wmcclain
For my area it would be The Straight Story. ...

For my area it would be The Straight Story.

* * *

Name that film:

Answer:


Friday Foster (1975)
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-04-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21,187
Views: 1,676,391
Posted By wmcclain
You are correct, BDMV on DVD is another...

You are correct, BDMV on DVD is another exception. Both this and SACD-R are mentioned in the FAQ.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-04-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 21,187
Views: 1,676,391
Posted By wmcclain
Ok: burned SACD. That's still not ISO. Burned...

Ok: burned SACD. That's still not ISO. Burned DVDs and Blu-ray are ok, excepting Cinavia which is mandatory in this generation of players.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-04-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 21,187
Views: 1,676,391
Posted By wmcclain
What do you mean? ISO burned to disc is just DVD...

What do you mean? ISO burned to disc is just DVD or Blu-ray video. There have never been restrictions on burned media of that sort.

-Bill
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-04-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By wmcclain
Snapraid user here. Best for static...

Snapraid user here.

Best for static collections: yes. Adding new files to your collection is no problem, but deleting or updating files must be done with caution.

If you have a disc error, then...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-03-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21,187
Views: 1,676,391
Posted By wmcclain
No, the media file formats are single-title only....

No, the media file formats are single-title only. Chapters are ok, but not menus.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-03-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5,708
Views: 132,244
Posted By wmcclain
That could be an inside joke, with so many films...

That could be an inside joke, with so many films made in Lone Pine CA.



Correct! It tickled me because when you see "Lone Pine" you think of the desolate desert region used for hundreds of...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-03-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21,187
Views: 1,676,391
Posted By wmcclain
The only OPPO player ever to support ISO was the...

The only OPPO player ever to support ISO was the BDP-93, and that lasted only about 6 months, before the studios came down like a ton of bricks.

I've never heard of another DVD or Blu-ray player...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-03-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21,187
Views: 1,676,391
Posted By wmcclain
There is no reason not to update it, but if you...

There is no reason not to update it, but if you are having no difficulty then it would not seem to be an urgent matter.

If you ever do have any sort of problem, then our first advice will be...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-03-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5,708
Views: 132,244
Posted By wmcclain
Negative! -Bill

Negative!

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-03-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5,708
Views: 132,244
Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie. Answer: Godzilla...

Name this movie.

Answer:


Godzilla (2014)


-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-02-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11,415
Views: 1,409,182
Posted By wmcclain
Left town without leaving a forwarding address. ...

Left town without leaving a forwarding address.

-Bill
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   05-02-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By wmcclain
Welcome to AVSForum. DVDs have only about...

Welcome to AVSForum.

DVDs have only about 1/6 the image data of Blu-ray. And sometimes are poorly produced. There aren't any miracle treatments to turn standard definition video into high...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-02-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 197,757
Posted By wmcclain
Ford had a crew he used again and again so you...

Ford had a crew he used again and again so you see a lot of familiar faces.

He and Pedro Armendáriz had some sort of blow up while filming this one and did not work together again.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-02-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 21,187
Views: 1,676,391
Posted By wmcclain
If you are interested in Darbee processing, then...

If you are interested in Darbee processing, then consider the 103D as well.

The next development in home media is 4K Blu-ray, not yet deployed. OPPO has said they will not have a 4K player this...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-02-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11,415
Views: 1,409,182
Posted By wmcclain
No, none of those. They are not built into the...

No, none of those. They are not built into the current 103/105 series either.

The list of original native apps:


Netflix
Picasa Web Album
Film Fresh
VUDU
YouTube
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-01-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5,708
Views: 132,244
Posted By wmcclain
Well, I tried to sneak a western past you in the...

Well, I tried to sneak a western past you in the dark of night. Maybe next time.

Review: 3 Godfathers (1948).

-Bill
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