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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-18-2014, 03:45 PM
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Posted By wmcclain
Way too much work. How about "Here's a picture,...

Way too much work. How about "Here's a picture, name that movie".

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-18-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4,012
Views: 90,168
Posted By wmcclain
I've been lost for days. I think I'm on a...

I've been lost for days. I think I'm on a different internet.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Software   09-18-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By wmcclain
The attached is from the Blu-ray of 1942...

The attached is from the Blu-ray of 1942 Technicolor film The Black Swan.

As you can see the knob-twiddlers have been busy.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-18-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5,282
Views: 415,745
Posted By wmcclain
I think it is excellent. To my mind the old 983H...

I think it is excellent. To my mind the old 983H was the best DVD player, with the BDP-83 very similar, using the same ABT solution. I swore I would never take both out of my cabinet, but I just...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-18-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5,282
Views: 415,745
Posted By wmcclain
1. 1080p. 2. On or off. It's personal...

1. 1080p.
2. On or off. It's personal preference. I avoid auto-anything.
3. If should make no difference, excluding bugs in your receiver. (Do you have SACD discs?)
4. Off.
5. Yes.

See the FAQ...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-18-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4,012
Views: 90,168
Posted By wmcclain
The scene is a comic quote of the nude swimming...

The scene is a comic quote of the nude swimming at the beginning of Jaws. Same actress in both films.

I'm fond of 1941 and am hoping for the theatrical cut, not directors.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-18-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4,012
Views: 90,168
Posted By wmcclain
I'll suggest 1941, due on Blu-ray shortly. ...

I'll suggest 1941, due on Blu-ray shortly.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-18-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 71,783
Posted By wmcclain
They won't play on the OPPO. -Bill

They won't play on the OPPO.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-18-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 71,783
Posted By wmcclain
The player does not accept any 4k input, from...

The player does not accept any 4k input, from disc or otherwise.

4k discs are expected on the market around the end of 2015 (or so they say).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-17-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4,012
Views: 90,168
Posted By wmcclain
Traps for the unwary! Lack of deviousness in...

Traps for the unwary! Lack of deviousness in itself can be deceptive!

Our goal is "not too easy but not impossibly obscure". Plus, it's nice to give everyone a chance, meaning it's good to mix up...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-17-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4,012
Views: 90,168
Posted By wmcclain
You spotted Matthew McConaughey. ...

You spotted Matthew McConaughey.



Correct! Never lock a dying cowboy out of his trailer.

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=267298&stc=1&d=1410996489
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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-17-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4,012
Views: 90,168
Posted By wmcclain
48 hours until the first clue. Tomorrow morning. ...

48 hours until the first clue. Tomorrow morning.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-17-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5,282
Views: 415,745
Posted By wmcclain
Welcome to AVSForum. OPPO has a 30-day...

Welcome to AVSForum.

OPPO has a 30-day return on their players. All it costs you is shipping. In your case: there is no substitute for actual in-person testing with your own material.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-17-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4,012
Views: 90,168
Posted By wmcclain
Same director, and the lab gear was reused for...

Same director, and the lab gear was reused for the Frankenstein film.



That's it. I'd never heard of it until recently. Review: Four Sided Triangle (1953).

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-17-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 179,113
Posted By wmcclain
Four Sided Triangle (1953)...

Four Sided Triangle (1953) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045787/), directed by Terence Fisher.

Three childhood friends, reunited as adults, build a matter replicator in an old shed, anticipating...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-17-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4,012
Views: 90,168
Posted By wmcclain
Getting warm, but no prize. -Bill

Getting warm, but no prize.

-Bill
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-17-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 71,783
Posted By wmcclain
Yes, all the outputs are live simultaneously. ...

Yes, all the outputs are live simultaneously.

Exception: other audio is muted when using the headphone output.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-17-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 482
Posted By wmcclain
I don't recognize that scene, but here are dimly...

I don't recognize that scene, but here are dimly remembered big bug films that are not Them, Tarantula, The Deadly Mantis...

Killers from Space (1954)
Beginning of the End (1957)

Both have...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-17-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 4,012
Views: 90,168
Posted By wmcclain
Still obscure, still available. Hint#1 :...

Still obscure, still available.

Hint#1 : early Hammer Film.

Hint#2: see attached.

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-16-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4,012
Views: 90,168
Posted By wmcclain
Still no! -Bill

Still no!

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-16-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4,012
Views: 90,168
Posted By wmcclain
Not this time! -Bill

Not this time!

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-16-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4,012
Views: 90,168
Posted By wmcclain
Negatory! -Bill

Negatory!

-Bill
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-16-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4,012
Views: 90,168
Posted By wmcclain
Name that movie: Answer: Dallas...

Name that movie:

Answer:


Dallas Buyers Club


http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=265114&stc=1&d=1410875951
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-16-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 27,026
Views: 3,166,324
Posted By wmcclain
See here for background on RCE:...

See here for background on RCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regional_Coding_Enhancement#Region-code_enhanced

It's not been an issue on my SuperDisc-modified players.

Note that It Happened One...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-16-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 27,026
Views: 3,166,324
Posted By wmcclain
There is no truth in that. -Bill

There is no truth in that.

-Bill
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