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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-17-2014, 12:30 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
That's half right... ...but this is...

That's half right...



...but this is all correct. Was supposed to be more difficult, you villain.

Review: Duck, You Sucker (1971).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-17-2014, 12:24 PM
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Views: 189,096
Posted By wmcclain
Duck, You Sucker (1971)...

Duck, You Sucker (1971) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067140/), directed by Sergio Leone.

In 1913 Mexico, a scruffy bandit patriarch picks up a disillusioned Irish revolutionary who specializes in...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-17-2014, 12:00 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie. Answer: Duck, You...

Name this movie.

Answer:


Duck, You Sucker (1971)


-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-17-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19,319
Views: 1,555,109
Posted By wmcclain
It's a metal box. I'm guessing cheaper ones are...

It's a metal box. I'm guessing cheaper ones are plastic. Propagating RF through an enclosed metal box is difficult. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faraday_cage

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-17-2014, 09:10 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
Opinions vary. It has not bothered me, but you...

Opinions vary. It has not bothered me, but you should test it for yourself and trust your eyes.



Well, yes. One has QDEO and the other doesn't. That's a difference.

However, Mediatek alone...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-17-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27,348
Views: 3,208,966
Posted By wmcclain
They don't do it to be mean to you. It was the...

They don't do it to be mean to you. It was the hardware design standard at the time. Disks larger than 2TB require GPT partition support which was not available on the components they chose.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-17-2014, 06:10 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
DVDs, not Blu-ray? Two issues: (1) PAL...

DVDs, not Blu-ray?

Two issues: (1) PAL format, (2) region coding.

PAL is no problem; all OPPO players have supported the format.

Region coding: the player is not region free out of the box,...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-16-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 113,241
Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie. -Bill

Name this movie.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-16-2014, 06:17 PM
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Views: 482,134
Posted By wmcclain
Darbee and QDEO do different things. If you've...

Darbee and QDEO do different things. If you've read the reviews linked in the first post of this thread, are interested and know what to expect, then the -103D would be your choice.

Remember:...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-16-2014, 05:42 PM
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Views: 1,555,109
Posted By wmcclain
Welcome to AVSForum. You're playing a...

Welcome to AVSForum.

You're playing a Blu-ray disc? We don't expect much difference between players in that case.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-15-2014, 03:32 PM
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Views: 113,241
Posted By wmcclain
Correct. Welcome to the game! Thomas...

Correct. Welcome to the game!

Thomas Sangster had little boy roles for a very long time. He's finally gotten to play adults recently.

Claudia Schiffer is a model, whose name was a running gag...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-15-2014, 02:02 PM
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Views: 113,241
Posted By wmcclain
Name this movie: Answer: Love...

Name this movie:

Answer:


Love Actually


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Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6,049
Views: 482,134
Posted By wmcclain
(1) Are you familiar with what Darbee does? There...

(1) Are you familiar with what Darbee does? There are links to articles in the first post in this thread.

(2) Are you connecting to the Pioneer via HDMI? If so, the player's DACs are not used and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-15-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 27,348
Views: 3,208,966
Posted By wmcclain
No. That would require supporting GPT...

No. That would require supporting GPT partitioning. In the past OPPO has said:



Note that the restriction is on locally attached storage. If you are using DLNA networking the player doesn't...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-15-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 233
Posted By wmcclain
My wife likes the combination of Love Actually...

My wife likes the combination of Love Actually with The Holiday (Winslet/Diaz/Law/Black). Kind of girly, but I'm a good sport. Sometimes you need bright shiny people.

She also likes Home Alone...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-14-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 113,241
Posted By wmcclain
Pasolini would say to that: "You know me better...

Pasolini would say to that: "You know me better than I know myself".



-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-14-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 113,241
Posted By wmcclain
Correct! Review: The Gospel According to St....

Correct! Review: The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-14-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 189,096
Posted By wmcclain
The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)...

The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058715/), written and directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini.

A life of Jesus, closely following the gospel, shot in a simple...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-14-2014, 11:47 AM
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Views: 113,241
Posted By wmcclain
Is that Michael Caine in The Muppet Christmas...

Is that Michael Caine in The Muppet Christmas Carol? He's a great Scrooge.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-14-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 19,319
Views: 1,555,109
Posted By wmcclain
You can have any number of audio and subtitle...

You can have any number of audio and subtitle tracks embedded in a container and select them via popup menu.

You can have only one external subtitle track per file: must be named identically to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-14-2014, 05:59 AM
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Posted By wmcclain
No, neither. -Bill

No, neither.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-13-2014, 08:02 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
Name that movie: Answer: The Gospel...

Name that movie:

Answer:


The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)


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Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-13-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19,319
Views: 1,555,109
Posted By wmcclain
http://www.oppodigital.com/Support_Store.aspx ...

http://www.oppodigital.com/Support_Store.aspx



-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-13-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 40,072
Views: 4,961,301
Posted By wmcclain
Our standard advice: Darbee is a subtle effect...

Our standard advice: Darbee is a subtle effect when used properly, but most owners find it a positive one. The better the source, the better the effect, so Blu-ray gets the most benefit.

There...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   12-13-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 41
Posted By wmcclain
http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/search.php ...

http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/search.php

-Bill
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