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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-10-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 298
Posted By Josh Z
The guy's old. His vision is probably shot. He...

The guy's old. His vision is probably shot. He may not be able to see any other colors than teal and orange anymore. :)
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-10-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By Josh Z
My first instinct is to say no, an animated movie...

My first instinct is to say no, an animated movie should not be nominated for cinematography, production design or costuming. Those are all technical categories that have specific definitions.
...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-10-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 23,576
Posted By Josh Z
Jack Bauer doesn't pee. He just holds it for the...

Jack Bauer doesn't pee. He just holds it for the full 24 hours. Why do you think he's always so grumpy with everyone?

"Dammit!"
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-10-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,653
Views: 48,413
Posted By Josh Z
Which reminds me of how hilarious it was how...

Which reminds me of how hilarious it was how quickly the townsfolk built those gallows and the radio tower for the magnet. If the town has some engineers and good construction folks milling around,...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   07-10-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 249
Posted By Josh Z
Well, again, this has nothing to do with CIH and...

Well, again, this has nothing to do with CIH and everything to do with screen size. Had you been able to install a super-large 16:9 screen, you'd have the same problem.

The fact that your larger...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-09-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,653
Views: 48,413
Posted By Josh Z
The networks would stop making such stupid shows...

The networks would stop making such stupid shows if people would stop watching them. So long as all the various CSIs and NCISes continue to get huge ratings, while smarter shows are completely...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-09-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,653
Views: 48,413
Posted By Josh Z
After 'Bob' was canceled, Newhart joked that his...

After 'Bob' was canceled, Newhart joked that his next show would just be called 'B'.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-09-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 229,213
Posted By Josh Z
Try watching a few episodes of Under the Dome....

Try watching a few episodes of Under the Dome. The citizens of Bon Temps should all be inducted into MENSA in comparison.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-09-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,665
Posted By Josh Z
They ran through the place shooting the hell out...

They ran through the place shooting the hell out of everyone for no reason at all. The ATF guy who cornered the Asian girl was cartoonishly psycho. Not sure what the point of any of that was.
Forum: Video Processors   07-09-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 127,945
Posted By Josh Z
I think you are misunderstanding the definition...

I think you are misunderstanding the definition of "zoom."

Your projector has a 1920x1080 pixel panel. No external device can change that. When you turn on your projector, it natively displays...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-09-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By Josh Z
CBS Films own the original series, but does not...

CBS Films own the original series, but does not own the movies. The movies are fully owned by Paramount.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-09-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 23,576
Posted By Josh Z
Officially, 'Live Another Day' is a limited run...

Officially, 'Live Another Day' is a limited run miniseries. If Fox decides to greenlight '24: Never Say Never' for next year, that would be treated as a new individual series.

The last episode of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-09-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,653
Views: 48,413
Posted By Josh Z
That was actually the finale of 'Newhart', the...

That was actually the finale of 'Newhart', the long-running (8 seasons) show he did between 'The Bob Newhart Show' and 'Bob'.
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   07-09-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 249
Posted By Josh Z
This has nothing to do with CIH and everything to...

This has nothing to do with CIH and everything to do with the fact that you've increased your screen size.

I'm no fan of shaky-cam either, but I must point out that all of these movies played in...
Forum: Video Processors   07-08-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 127,945
Posted By Josh Z
What you are asking to do is not possible. You...

What you are asking to do is not possible. You can either:

1) Display a pixel-by-pixel image with no resolution loss from the source.

or

2) Set the zoom and focus once and scale everything...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-08-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By Josh Z
There is a 0% chance of the disc being any...

There is a 0% chance of the disc being any different than the last release.
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   07-08-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 296
Posted By Josh Z
Realistically, only a tiny handful of movies have...

Realistically, only a tiny handful of movies have the IMAX alternating aspect ratios on Blu-ray.

The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight Rises
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Transformers: Revenge of...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   07-08-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 296
Posted By Josh Z
They're both expensive. This isn't a cheap hobby....

They're both expensive. This isn't a cheap hobby. :)

Contact AVS sales for pricing. The Lumagen Radiance Mini-3D is the least expensive model. The main difference between that and the more...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-08-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,665
Posted By Josh Z
The most important revelation in the second...

The most important revelation in the second episode is that this show officially has the worst opening credits sequence on television. It's insanely cheesy.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-08-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 100
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Views: 2,443
Posted By Josh Z
Children visibly age much faster than adults.

Children visibly age much faster than adults.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-08-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 265,851
Posted By Josh Z
You guys want to talk about bad opening credits,...

You guys want to talk about bad opening credits, check out the second episode of The Leftovers. Holy crap, perhaps the worst credits sequence ever aired on television.
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   07-08-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 296
Posted By Josh Z
If you use the Zoom Method for CIH and play one...

If you use the Zoom Method for CIH and play one of the small handful of movies with shifting aspect ratios, you will wind up projecting image onto your wall during the scenes that expand in height to...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   07-08-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Josh Z
Yeah, for the majority of viewers watching on...

Yeah, for the majority of viewers watching on 16:9 TVs, there's a big difference between watching a couple minutes of the movie windowboxed in the center of the screen before it expands out to 2.35:1...
Forum: 3D Content   07-07-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,112
Posted By Josh Z
One of the problems I've found with real-time...

One of the problems I've found with real-time converters is what I call the "Billboard Effect." I first saw this in Cars 2, during a scene where some of the characters parked underneath a billboard...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   07-07-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 296
Posted By Josh Z
It sounds like you're letting yourself get...

It sounds like you're letting yourself get overwhelmed with the details. Take things one step at a time. Most people who go CIH start by using the Zoom Method, and for many people that serves their...
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