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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-27-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5,658
Views: 131,183
Posted By wmcclain
That's Rose McGowan in the image: ...

That's Rose McGowan in the image:

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/39/Rose_McGowan_%287532827442%29.jpg/220px-Rose_McGowan_%287532827442%29.jpg

Not much to say for this...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-26-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 46
Posted By wmcclain
Presumably you can mute the sound on the display....

Presumably you can mute the sound on the display. There is a way to turn the volume down, right?

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-26-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5,658
Views: 131,183
Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie. Answer: Conan the...

Name this movie.

Answer:


Conan the Barbarian (2011)


-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-26-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 48,857
Posted By wmcclain
I did very brief reviews of all the Lewton...

I did very brief reviews of all the Lewton thrillers a few years ago (as in The Seventh Victim (1943)) and keep meaning to go back and give them more extended treatments.

Did you know he and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-26-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 106,715
Posted By wmcclain
I don't have any inside info, but I suspect the...

I don't have any inside info, but I suspect the studio powers hate media players, figuring them to be appliances for pirates. They can exert great pressure on a Blu-ray player manufacturer like OPPO....
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-26-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 46
Posted By wmcclain
Welcome to AVSForum. Could you use HDMI for...

Welcome to AVSForum.

Could you use HDMI for video and the stereo outputs for sound? Or does the player mute the stereo audio when HDMI is connected?

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-26-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5,658
Views: 131,183
Posted By wmcclain
Correct. Review: The Believers (1987). -Bill

Correct. Review: The Believers (1987).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-26-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 48,857
Posted By wmcclain
The Believers (1987)...

The Believers (1987) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092632/), directed by John Schlesinger.

Strange doings with black magic in New York City. Spooky Afro-Caribbean immigrants are sacrificing...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-25-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5,658
Views: 131,183
Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie. Answer: The...

Name this movie.

Answer:


The Believers (1987)


-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-25-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 116
Posted By wmcclain
I'm going through THE WIRE now on DVD. It's hard...

I'm going through THE WIRE now on DVD. It's hard to believe a 16:9 crop of the image will be satisfying.

I read the interviews: they tried and sometimes it works, but not always.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-24-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5,658
Views: 131,183
Posted By wmcclain
Love and tragedy during WW2 flight training. ...

Love and tragedy during WW2 flight training.

It's an awkward film, but you can see that Crowe is going to be a star.

The wikipedia says there was a widescreen DVD, but my copy from the public...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-24-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5,658
Views: 131,183
Posted By wmcclain
Name that movie: Answer: For the...

Name that movie:

Answer:


For the Moment (1993)


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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-23-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5,658
Views: 131,183
Posted By wmcclain
That'll teach you to care about spelling. ...

That'll teach you to care about spelling.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-23-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5,658
Views: 131,183
Posted By wmcclain
Correct! Ouch... missed it by seconds!...

Correct!



Ouch... missed it by seconds! The game is cruel.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a0/Arachnophobia_%28film%29_POSTER.jpg

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-23-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5,658
Views: 131,183
Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie. -Bill

Name this movie.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-22-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21,147
Views: 1,671,732
Posted By wmcclain
Because only the front is a MHL port, which ROKU...

Because only the front is a MHL port, which ROKU requires.



No.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-22-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5,658
Views: 131,183
Posted By wmcclain
That's the one. Review: The Tomb of Ligeia...

That's the one. Review: The Tomb of Ligeia (1964).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-22-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 196,921
Posted By wmcclain
The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)...

The Tomb of Ligeia (1964) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059821/), directed by Roger Corman.

It's no picnic for Lady Rowena, being Vincent Price's second wife while the spirit of the first still...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-22-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5,658
Views: 131,183
Posted By wmcclain
Still available. -Bill

Still available.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-22-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7,207
Views: 562,016
Posted By wmcclain
Darbee gets many positive reviews from people who...

Darbee gets many positive reviews from people who normally don't like extra video processing.

However, as we always say: it is relatively subtle effect when used properly. We don't want you to be...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-22-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7,207
Views: 562,016
Posted By wmcclain
Region free for Blu-ray requires a hardware mod,...

Region free for Blu-ray requires a hardware mod, which adds to the cost.

Used OPPO players retain their value rather well, which makes us happy in the long run.

Apart from that, many of the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-21-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7,207
Views: 562,016
Posted By wmcclain
Why do you want a new player? How are your needs...

Why do you want a new player? How are your needs not being met?

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-21-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7,207
Views: 562,016
Posted By wmcclain
It is hard for any of us to advise you. Do you...

It is hard for any of us to advise you. Do you have a Blu-ray player now and are you unhappy with it? How long are you willing to wait for a new player?

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-21-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 5,658
Views: 131,183
Posted By wmcclain
Wait a minute... ICE STATION ZEBRA? -Bill

Wait a minute... ICE STATION ZEBRA?

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-20-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5,658
Views: 131,183
Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie. Answer: The Tomb of...

Name this movie.

Answer:


The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)


-Bill
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