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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-20-2014, 02:37 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
The 7:50 to Yuma ? -Bill

The 7:50 to Yuma ?

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-20-2014, 12:24 PM
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Views: 81,940
Posted By wmcclain
Still at Redbox. ...

Still at Redbox.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/bd/Lone_Survivor_poster.jpg

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-20-2014, 10:43 AM
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Views: 81,940
Posted By wmcclain
Isn't this a FUN game? * * * Name this...

Isn't this a FUN game?

* * *

Name this movie.

Answer:


Lone Survivor
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-20-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 17,942
Views: 1,419,169
Posted By wmcclain
No ISO on the OPPO. MKV and M2TS are ok. Both...

No ISO on the OPPO. MKV and M2TS are ok. Both DLNA and SMB are available.

The media browser on the OPPO is very basic compared to a media server appliance. The online manual has illustrations. I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-19-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16,933
Views: 2,045,031
Posted By wmcclain
We have this thread:...

We have this thread: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/149-blu-ray-players/1337314-all-1080p-not-created-equal-blu-ray-player-benchmark.html

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-19-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 81,940
Posted By wmcclain
You had the correct year! How did you...

You had the correct year!



How did you id it then?

A reincarnation thriller with Kenneth Branagh and Emma Thompson.
...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-19-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 81,940
Posted By wmcclain
I'd forgotten all about that one! So: no. ...

I'd forgotten all about that one! So: no.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-19-2014, 11:43 AM
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Views: 81,940
Posted By wmcclain
No, not even The Fisher King. -Bill

No, not even The Fisher King.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-19-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 81,940
Posted By wmcclain
Name that movie: ...

Name that movie:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=219570&stc=1&d=1408473229

Answer:


Dead Again
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   08-19-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By wmcclain
If new compression codecs are used, could be the...

If new compression codecs are used, could be the existing players don't have the processing oomph to handle them.

-Bill
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   08-19-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By wmcclain
I've been looking for detailed specs and haven't...

I've been looking for detailed specs and haven't been able to find them. Do you have any links?

Dropping DVD surprises me. Does the new format require a new laser? If it also reads existing...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-19-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17,942
Views: 1,419,169
Posted By wmcclain
At the moment, yes: cinavia is enforced only on...

At the moment, yes: cinavia is enforced only on optical disc. No telling how long this will last. All it takes is a letter from the licensing authorities (or even a powerful studio) to OPPO to close...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-19-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 81,940
Posted By wmcclain
EDIT: where did you go? It is! But that one...

EDIT: where did you go?

It is! But that one was already answered. I add the spoiler answer when the correct answer is given. I don't think we have any open challenges from the early pages.

And:...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-19-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 62,756
Posted By wmcclain
Here is my smb.conf, which I think was generated...

Here is my smb.conf, which I think was generated automatically by SuSE, except for the [wem] section, which is the share for my media files. Do you have "guest ok = Yes" in your shares?



#...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-19-2014, 04:24 AM
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Views: 81,940
Posted By wmcclain
It is! Review: Torn Curtain (1966) -Bill

It is! Review: Torn Curtain (1966)

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-19-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 173,583
Posted By wmcclain
Torn Curtain (1966)...

Torn Curtain (1966) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061107/), directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

When an American scientist defects to East Germany, his sorely perplexed fiance follows and becomes...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-19-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 16,933
Views: 2,045,031
Posted By wmcclain
For audio yes, but not for video. Component video...

For audio yes, but not for video. Component video has been forbidden on Blu-ray for a couple of years now.

hanshotfirst1138: you are asking for video without hdmi?

A TV with network capability...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-18-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 173,583
Posted By wmcclain
Thanks for your comments, and for the record:...

Thanks for your comments, and for the record: double dipping on past titles is perfectly fine. I do it pretty often.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-18-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5,002
Views: 388,304
Posted By wmcclain
It's an issue of eliminating 3:2 pulldown judder....

It's an issue of eliminating 3:2 pulldown judder. Some people are sensitive to it, and some (like me) are not.

When 24hz sources (like most Blu-ray) at converted to 60hz you can get jerky motion...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-18-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 62,756
Posted By wmcclain
Welcome to AVSForum. I run samba on...

Welcome to AVSForum.

I run samba on openSuSE without issue. Is everything else on the local network working? If you start a DLNA server on the same system does the player see it?

And you're...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-18-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 907,037
Posted By wmcclain
Easiest solution: MakeMKV, which is...

Easiest solution: MakeMKV, which is cross-platform. Does both DVD and Blu-ray.

For more, see this thread:...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-18-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5,002
Views: 388,304
Posted By wmcclain
A different frame rate in those sections will...

A different frame rate in those sections will cause a new handshake too. Are you using Source Direct or 1080p with 1080p24 turned ON? Try 1080p with 24hz turned OFF and see if that makes a...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-18-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3,992
Views: 2,759,391
Posted By wmcclain
This: http://www.calibrate.tv/. It's downloadable...

This: http://www.calibrate.tv/. It's downloadable but not free. I liked it better than the commercial discs of the DVD era. Some of the patterns are used in AVS HD 709.

I recall free mpeg2...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-18-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 81,940
Posted By wmcclain
Correct! We always hoped that James Garner...

Correct!

We always hoped that James Garner would be available to play Pappy in a film version, just as he did (once? occasionally? ) in the original series.

We also wish it had been a better...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   08-18-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 81,940
Posted By wmcclain
Negatory! -Bill

Negatory!

-Bill
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