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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-24-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,405
Posted By Mr.G
After voting I read through the comments in the...

After voting I read through the comments in the poll. There seems to be a bit of nostalgia for this forgotten medium. My wife has been after me to get rid of my two laserdisc players and 300 LD...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-24-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By Mr.G
This does look interesting. I watched Mr....

This does look interesting. I watched Mr. Linklater talk about his film on the Jon Stewart Show.

http://www.imdb.com/video/hulu/vi2546576409/
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-24-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By Mr.G
The industry standard for coffee tables is...

The industry standard for coffee tables is between 15 and 17 inches high, approximately the height of a sofa seat.

That's why putting the 1070 on a shelf significantly higher than this height...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-24-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 78
Posted By Mr.G
You don't mention the length of HDMI cable from...

You don't mention the length of HDMI cable from the receiver to the projector but as previously advised I would try a shorter (like a 6 foot) length to test. I'm guessing that's where your problem...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-24-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By Mr.G
I'm assuming the problem comes from having the...

I'm assuming the problem comes from having the projector on a shelf that is too high. The image will spill over onto the ceiling. The recommended height position is on a coffee table. If you want to...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-23-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By Mr.G
Basically have to agree. What impressed me in...

Basically have to agree. What impressed me in this documentary was Jodorowsky's abilities as a producer. As a director and actor not so much. I think you need an appreciation of avant-garde films to...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-22-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6,047
Views: 545,685
Posted By Mr.G
...36 million subscribers in the U.S. and they...

...36 million subscribers in the U.S. and they were all watching something Sunday night. ;)
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-21-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 173,923
Posted By Mr.G
Neat link, but service is incomplete. There are...

Neat link, but service is incomplete. There are movies I know that are available on VUDU that don't show on a search. More work to be done here.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-21-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6,047
Views: 545,685
Posted By Mr.G
There must have been quite a bit of traffic on...

There must have been quite a bit of traffic on Netflix Sunday night since I noticed the image quality slipping back and forth between HD and a lower resolution. I haven't seen this kind of behavior...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-21-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 141,529
Posted By Mr.G
The problem lies with the Panasonic 210 Blu-ray...

The problem lies with the Panasonic 210 Blu-ray player. When it was new I used mine for streaming Netflix and Amazon Prime, the brief pauses were annoying. Now I only use it for Blu-ray's which it...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-20-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3,433
Views: 74,328
Posted By Mr.G
Correct. The challenge was mainly in the last...

Correct. The challenge was mainly in the last corporation - Wilford Industries - since few people have seen this film.

Congrats!
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-20-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,433
Views: 74,328
Posted By Mr.G
Match these fictional corporations up with their...

Match these fictional corporations up with their respective movies.

1. The Tyrell Corporation -

2. The Weyland Corporation -

3. Cyberdyne Systems -

4. Wilford Industries -
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-20-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By Mr.G
I know exactly what part you're talking about, I...

I know exactly what part you're talking about, I was just inside my projector to clean out a dust blob. These clips hold the ribbon cables that come up from the LCD panels, they are flipped up to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-20-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 39,447
Posted By Mr.G
According to the ProjectorCentral website a 176"...

According to the ProjectorCentral website a 176" (16:9) screen is not too big for the Epson 2030. You seem to be within the zoom range of 15' 8" - 18' 10". Are you using the zoom feature on the lens...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-19-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 39,447
Posted By Mr.G
You want to find a projector distance to screen...

You want to find a projector distance to screen that is somewhere in the mid range - not too close not too far. Has to do with the lens optics and their individual sweet spot. The projector...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-18-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,558
Posted By Mr.G
I purchased this film on VUDU several days ago...

I purchased this film on VUDU several days ago and finally got around to watching it last night. The fact that it's based on a French graphic novel (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Transperceneige)...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-18-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 173,923
Posted By Mr.G
A visually stunning movie but I'd have to agree...

A visually stunning movie but I'd have to agree it's not for everyone. There is also an extended interview with the director who explains what he was trying to achieve in the story and it adds some...
Forum: Media Codes   07-18-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,283
Posted By Mr.G
Second buy went as smooth as the first. Thanks!

Second buy went as smooth as the first. Thanks!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-17-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,112
Posted By Mr.G
The dreaded dust blob...

I recently replaced the lamp in my AR100U and after doing so I noticed a fairly circular light patch on the lower right hand corner of the screen, most noticeable when the screen was black. At first...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-16-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 244,508
Posted By Mr.G
You are going to have to call Epson support to...

You are going to have to call Epson support to request the firmware update.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-15-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 173,923
Posted By Mr.G
I believe you are right. I've been watching The...

I believe you are right. I've been watching The Great Beauty (2014 Academy Award for Best Foreign film) the past two nights and noticed that it automatically tries to load another show if you don't...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-15-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By Mr.G
You'll get a better response to your specialized...

You'll get a better response to your specialized question in the Home Entertainment Theater Builder forum.

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/3-home-entertainment-theater-builder/
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-14-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By Mr.G
I've got this on my Netflix queue, looking...

I've got this on my Netflix queue, looking forward to seeing it.

I revisited my Dune Blu-ray over the weekend, seems like I always discover some new detail on each viewing.

I'll be interested...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-11-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 169,501
Posted By Mr.G
Don't sell the penis academia short. There are...

Don't sell the penis academia short. There are more than two books.
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-11-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By Mr.G
Do you have the Amazon Fire TV? If not go for the...

Do you have the Amazon Fire TV? If not go for the VUDU HDX version of Snowpiercer. That's what I did. It's more expensive ($23) than the Amazon version ($20) although I'm not sure why. As far as VOD...
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