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Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-27-2014, 05:04 PM
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Posted By djoberg
Thanks Russ! I'll be looking forward to...

Thanks Russ!

I'll be looking forward to reviews on the titles you mentioned. I almost rented Oculus last week but I hadn't read any reviews on it so I passed on it. Let me know how the movie...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-27-2014, 02:22 PM
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Posted By djoberg
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ :cool: FWIW, my wife and...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

:cool:

FWIW, my wife and I are leaving tomorrow for a 4-day retreat. I will be "checking in" to see if some of you are making the most out of the few days left in 2014 (by...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-26-2014, 03:47 PM
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Posted By djoberg
^^^^^^^ We'll have to "agree" to "disagree"...

^^^^^^^

We'll have to "agree" to "disagree" on this one Phantom!
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-24-2014, 11:49 AM
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Posted By djoberg
Hey Russ, My wife and I are just chilling...

Hey Russ,

My wife and I are just chilling today, with a nice big, home-cooked meal planned for tonight (with CANDLES!!) and possibly a movie afterwards. Thanksgiving is our BIG HOLIDAY where we...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-24-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By djoberg
How could I have forgotten about Need for Speed?...

How could I have forgotten about Need for Speed? I had rated that Tier 0 (.5) so yes, that one is right up there with the other three live action movies I had mentioned.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-23-2014, 03:30 PM
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Posted By djoberg
In addition to Ninja 2, a close second would be...

In addition to Ninja 2, a close second would be Lone Survivor or Transformers 4: Age of Extinction.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-23-2014, 11:26 AM
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Posted By djoberg
Best Animated for 2014....Rio 2 Best Live...

Best Animated for 2014....Rio 2

Best Live Action for 2014...Ninja 2: Shadow of a Tear
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-21-2014, 06:55 PM
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Posted By djoberg
Guardians of the Galaxy Another LOOKER from...

Guardians of the Galaxy

Another LOOKER from Marvel! There were quite a few dark scenes early on where the black levels faltered slightly and the PQ came across as a bit flat and lacked details....
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-17-2014, 10:29 AM
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Posted By djoberg
If a series is really good (as is the case with...

If a series is really good (as is the case with House of Cards), I have no problem watching several episodes in one sitting. I had three evenings free (my wife is babysitting grandchildren in the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-15-2014, 10:59 PM
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Posted By djoberg
House of Cards (Season 2) After a three-day...

House of Cards (Season 2)

After a three-day "binge" of 13 episodes, my opinion remains unchanged. This is, most definitely, Tier 0 material. During the first 5 minutes of the 1st episode there was...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-08-2014, 06:25 PM
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Posted By djoberg
I just checked Phantom after logging out and sure...

I just checked Phantom after logging out and sure enough, the list went to an all-white background with multiple ads inserted after posts. I was using the same browser that I always use.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-07-2014, 04:28 PM
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Posted By djoberg
^^^^^^^^^^^ Maleficent is a beauty! I've...

^^^^^^^^^^^

Maleficent is a beauty! I've watched it a few times now and it looks better with each viewing. I would have no problem with it finding its way into Tier 0 at the .66 mark. I was ready...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-06-2014, 11:42 AM
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Posted By djoberg
I picked up the 2nd season of House of Cards on...

I picked up the 2nd season of House of Cards on Black Friday, along with the Frozen Planet series. I've watched 2 episodes of Frozen Planet so far, but I don't expect to watch House of Cards anytime...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-06-2014, 11:02 AM
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Posted By djoberg
You will absolutely LOVE the PQ Russ! Everything...

You will absolutely LOVE the PQ Russ! Everything about it is reference quality, but the Black Levels stand out above them all.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-04-2014, 10:10 AM
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Posted By djoberg
^^^^^ Sounds good! I'll look forward to your...

^^^^^

Sounds good! I'll look forward to your review, even though you're watching the 3D version.

Here is Blu-ray.com's take on it:
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Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-03-2014, 08:06 PM
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Posted By djoberg
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) Let me...

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

Let me start out by saying in spite of some sporadic soft shots in low-lit scenes and a less-than-stellar color palette, this fared better than Rise of the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-01-2014, 09:25 PM
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Posted By djoberg
A Most Wanted Man Visually, this is STUNNING...

A Most Wanted Man

Visually, this is STUNNING during the majority of its 2 Hour running time, with razor-like sharpness and clarity, and details to-die-for!! I kept thinking to myself, "This is...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-26-2014, 02:19 PM
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Posted By djoberg
Thanks John for the links, especially Le Carre's...

Thanks John for the links, especially Le Carre's article on Hoffman. It makes me all the more excited to watch it when I return home on Saturday or Sunday.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-25-2014, 08:22 PM
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Posted By djoberg
I forgot to add, "Happy Thanksgiving" to every...

I forgot to add, "Happy Thanksgiving" to every one! Drive safely if you're traveling, and remember to pull away from the Thanksgiving meal before you can't!!!

My wife and I leave for the Twin...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-25-2014, 08:14 PM
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Posted By djoberg
The Giver This Sci-Fi futuristic drama...

The Giver

This Sci-Fi futuristic drama features a very stylistic color palette from the first to the last scene, starting with black and white...then splashes of color...then black and white...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-22-2014, 08:55 AM
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Posted By djoberg
I concur with each point Russ! I placed it at...

I concur with each point Russ! I placed it at 1.25 so we're basically on the same page.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-17-2014, 06:22 PM
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Posted By djoberg
^^^^^ Short Peace sounds interesting...

^^^^^

Short Peace sounds interesting Phantom. The trouble is I highly doubt that our local video store will have a Blu-ray copy to rent and I'm not sure I would want to buy it. But I am close to...
Forum: Community News & Polls   11-16-2014, 10:55 PM
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Posted By djoberg
I did end up buying a set of Beyerdynamic Custom...

I did end up buying a set of Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro headphones (for $178 on Amazon...regular price is anywhere from $229 to $249) and I absolutely love them! I did a burn-in the first two days...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   11-15-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22,158
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Posted By djoberg
Good People I wish I had a dollar for every...

Good People

I wish I had a dollar for every movie that I've seen where naive (in this case "good" and "naive") people find a large amount of money hidden and they're stupid enough to keep it! If I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-12-2014, 07:23 PM
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Views: 1,224,765
Posted By djoberg
I agree 100% with both quotes above. I actually...

I agree 100% with both quotes above. I actually put the first installment of How to Train Your Dragon in after watching the sequel and I noticed immediately that the volume was MUCH louder and the...
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