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Forum: Physical Media Items (Movies etc)   06-26-2014, 01:27 PM
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Posted By balanceofpower
FS: LaserDiscs, Blu Rays, and DVDs

LASERDISC

Airshow - $5 http://www.lddb.com/laserdisc/02371/ID7 ... %281986%29 (http://www.lddb.com/laserdisc/02371/ID7171SO/Airshow-%281986%29)
An American Werewolf in Paris - $5...
Forum: Physical Media Items (Movies etc)   07-15-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By balanceofpower
Selling a bunch of my media items. Long time...

Selling a bunch of my media items. Long time collector and could use a little more space since the movie piles continue to grow while the space to store them dwindles. Paypal for payment. I'll also...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-05-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 59,650
Posted By balanceofpower
I know this is the HTPC forum, but would this PC...

I know this is the HTPC forum, but would this PC be a reliable "full-time desktop?" By that, I mean the main computer I'd be using for all my computing needs (not just occasional home theater use)....
Forum: HD DVD Software   01-03-2008, 04:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,842
Posted By balanceofpower
In the nude.

In the nude.
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   12-18-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,885
Posted By balanceofpower
Kingpin Major League Tin Cup I'd love...

Kingpin
Major League
Tin Cup

I'd love to own all three, especially with TrueHD for the disco soundtrack of Kingpin. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/biggrin.gif
Forum: HD DVD Software   12-18-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,133
Posted By balanceofpower
Great to hear. It's a guilty pleasure for sure...

Great to hear. It's a guilty pleasure for sure but along with Bloodsport and Hard Target, 3 movies with Damme that I'd buy.
Forum: HD DVD Software   12-18-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 130,592
Posted By balanceofpower
Wow, wasn't expecting FLETCH. Definitely will be...

Wow, wasn't expecting FLETCH. Definitely will be picking it up. It probably will sell very few copies but is one I'd certainly enjoy. I'd love VACATION on HD, with its really high replay value.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-14-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 262,478
Posted By balanceofpower
This and Labyrinth are two of my most wanted...

This and Labyrinth are two of my most wanted "80s" movies on BD. Hopefully the wait will be worth it with respectable PQ/AQ. As many times as this title's been re-issued on standard DVD I'm really...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   09-20-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,182
Posted By balanceofpower
I can hear up to about 11.5khZ in my late 20s...

I can hear up to about 11.5khZ in my late 20s using both Sennheiser HD600 and Grado SR225 headphones, which are pretty transparent. Have tinnitus in both ears and an obvious high frequency loss from...
Forum: HD DVD Software   08-24-2007, 12:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,023
Posted By balanceofpower
It's one of the most instantly recognizable and...

It's one of the most instantly recognizable and prestigious names around. Probably 95 out a hundred random people have no idea who Lionsgate are but 100 would know Disney. Just their presence alone...
Forum: HD DVD Software   08-24-2007, 12:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,302
Posted By balanceofpower
A few more 'low brow' types I'd buy are Airplane...

A few more 'low brow' types I'd buy are Airplane 1 & 2, Naked Gun triology, Crocodile Dundee 1 & 2, and Beverly Hills Cop trilogy. Hopefully they'll get released somewhat sooner than later since the...
Forum: HD DVD Software   08-18-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 364,065
Posted By balanceofpower
Are Lethal Weapon 1 & 2 a good improvement over...

Are Lethal Weapon 1 & 2 a good improvement over the SD director's cut discs?
Forum: HD DVD Software   08-12-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,530
Posted By balanceofpower
Agreed. I'm passing on several concert discs...

Agreed. I'm passing on several concert discs that are DD+ only, which is riduclous if space permits a TrueHD track. Not off to a good start so far..
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   08-11-2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 102,907
Posted By balanceofpower
I used to be VERY sentimental with the majority...

I used to be VERY sentimental with the majority of my LD collection. I wasn't quick to fully adopt to dvd and still bought laserdiscs over dvds (about 75% of the time) until around 2000. I must say,...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   08-02-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,285
Posted By balanceofpower
Quote:Originally Posted by ClevelandRob...

Quote:Originally Posted by ClevelandRob http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

I don't even like forking out for HD titles! I'm a renter... If I...
Forum: HD DVD Software   07-17-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,101
Posted By balanceofpower
Wow, what a truly lackluster list....

Wow, what a truly lackluster list. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/frown.gif WEIRD SCIENCE is a definite buy and perhaps Carlito's Way & Bourne Ultimatum. The others ..I'm not so sure.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-16-2007, 01:05 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,448
Posted By balanceofpower
Can't wait for the (higher bitrate) PCM track on...

Can't wait for the (higher bitrate) PCM track on this one. The old LD PCM is still one of my favorite mixes of all time.
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   07-09-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,128
Posted By balanceofpower
I'd bite at $250 also (MAYBE $299). $499 is too...

I'd bite at $250 also (MAYBE $299). $499 is too much for my needs at the moment, as I have no interest in playing video games on it.
Forum: HD DVD Software   07-04-2007, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By balanceofpower
I really hope they stick it out with TrueHD with...

I really hope they stick it out with TrueHD with all future releases. I'm more than likely going to pick up more titles that I'm on the fence with if they have lossless audio.
Forum: HD DVD Software   07-02-2007, 11:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,519
Posted By balanceofpower
This is potentially giant news here. I'd...

This is potentially giant news here. I'd absolutely love to see a lot of non-hollywood horror flicks released. MonstersHD shows a number of lesser known films that look great in "hd lite" even....
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   06-26-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,915
Posted By balanceofpower
Quote:Originally Posted by chinch...

Quote:Originally Posted by chinch http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

having had a library (and still do) i can say there are very few movies...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   06-22-2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,736
Posted By balanceofpower
It's definitely a bad blow. This early in the...

It's definitely a bad blow. This early in the game, myself and many others use the online rental more than in-store but down the line it could be a problem with the general public who prefer to...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   06-18-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,915
Posted By balanceofpower
I fall into the boat of a few others who buy a...

I fall into the boat of a few others who buy a lot of movies and only watch them once. I'd estimate at least half my collection has been watched once, another 25% or so twice, and another quarter of...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   06-16-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,043
Posted By balanceofpower
Little Man, Norbit, and Basic Instinct 2 are...

Little Man, Norbit, and Basic Instinct 2 are definitely up there. As far as movies coming out soon, Perfect Stranger was really forgettable and bland.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-16-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,492
Posted By balanceofpower
I will be all over Labyrinth if it is indeed...

I will be all over Labyrinth if it is indeed restored. The Superbit DVD version is not that great. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/frown.gif I'd love to see what all details are to be...
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