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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-26-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,018
Posted By Josh Z
Box office analysts can predict a movie's revenue...

Box office analysts can predict a movie's revenue course after opening night. And usually aren't far off. Audience attendance patterns are very predictable.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-26-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 19,242
Posted By Josh Z
I have done neither. You've been whining about...

I have done neither. You've been whining about getting kicked out of other forums for things you've said despite your "freedom of speech," and I'm simply explaining to you why that would happen.

...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-26-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 19,242
Posted By Josh Z
"Freedom of speech" means that you won't be sent...

"Freedom of speech" means that you won't be sent to prison for saying something stupid and/or offensive. That's all it means.

If you behave like an a'hole on a private forum, nobody will send you...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-26-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,992
Posted By Josh Z
You forgot the Dorian Gray storyline, which has...

You forgot the Dorian Gray storyline, which has no relation to anything else and seems to have no point whatsoever.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-23-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 19,242
Posted By Josh Z
"Freedom of speech" does not mean "Freedom to say...

"Freedom of speech" does not mean "Freedom to say something incredibly stupid or offensive with no consequences or repercussions."
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-23-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
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Views: 450
Posted By Josh Z
You and me, we have different ideas about what...

You and me, we have different ideas about what the words "funny," "enjoyable" or "good" mean.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 379
Posted By Josh Z
When playing a Blu-ray with a native Dolby Atmos...

When playing a Blu-ray with a native Dolby Atmos soundtrack, the receiver can utilize both Wide channels and Height channels.


When playing a movie with any other type of soundtrack (stereo,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 25,169
Views: 1,026,207
Posted By Josh Z
Not so much. A few examples off the top...

Not so much.


A few examples off the top of my head:


- Cast Away (Fox) - Cover says aspect ratio 2.35:1. Actual aspect ratio on disc 1.85:1.
- Bullitt (WB) - Cover says aspect ratio 2.40:1....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 25,169
Views: 1,026,207
Posted By Josh Z
Studios repackage and reissue movies all the time...

Studios repackage and reissue movies all the time based on whatever marketing excuse they feel like. The back cover art for the new reissues of To Kill a Mockingbird, Moonrise Kingdom, and The Nutty...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 25,169
Views: 1,026,207
Posted By Josh Z
The page you link to says DTS-HD Master Audio...

The page you link to says DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1. So does the specs box on the back cover art.


Despite the misleading logos that were undoubtedly erroneously copy/pasted onto the back cover,...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-22-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,397
Posted By Josh Z
Anchorman? The 40-Year-Old Virgin? Knocked...

Anchorman?
The 40-Year-Old Virgin?
Knocked Up?
I Love You, Man?

Really, nothing?
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-22-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 34
  Pixels
Views: 450
Posted By Josh Z
Here's the challenge: Can you name any recent...

Here's the challenge: Can you name any recent movies of his that you've enjoyed?
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-22-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,251
Views: 33,139
Posted By Josh Z
There's a fan theory going around that Barry...

There's a fan theory going around that Barry leaping into the singularity will transport him to the alternate universe Earth-2 next season. If that's the case, anything goes. The characters in that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25,169
Views: 1,026,207
Posted By Josh Z
One can always hope, but I wouldn't read too much...

One can always hope, but I wouldn't read too much into that. Some Photoshop lackey in the marketing department puts the cover art together. He clearly couldn't even manage any consistency between the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 56,343
Posted By Josh Z
Does this mean that Lionsgate will be switching...

Does this mean that Lionsgate will be switching allegiances from Atmos to DTS:X going forward?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25,169
Views: 1,026,207
Posted By Josh Z
Don't get your hopes up. Universal is reissuing a...

Don't get your hopes up. Universal is reissuing a wave of Blu-rays on the 26th with UltraViolet Digital Copies. Other discs include To Kill a Mockingbird, Moonrise Kingdom, The Purge, The Nutty...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-22-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,251
Views: 33,139
Posted By Josh Z
Dr. Wells was on the show every week. She'll just...

Dr. Wells was on the show every week. She'll just have to keep her villainy a secret from the others for as long as she can.
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   05-22-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 232
Posted By Josh Z
Glad I was able to help you a little this time,...

Glad I was able to help you a little this time, after the help you gave me in the Atmos threads. :)
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-21-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,397
Posted By Josh Z
The star is Paul Rudd. He's kind of a famous...

The star is Paul Rudd. He's kind of a famous person. He's been in a lot of movies. You've surely seen some of them.

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0748620/reference
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   05-21-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 232
Posted By Josh Z
I used to be a DVDO guy before they started...

I used to be a DVDO guy before they started stripping their processors of all the useful features I needed, including aspect ratio control. I switched to Lumagen, which has a much better feature set,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-20-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,420
Posted By Josh Z
The show was obviously inspired in part by The...

The show was obviously inspired in part by The Prisoner. Connections to Twin Peaks are much less obvious, other than that it's set in a small town where "weird" stuff happens.

What it most...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-20-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,251
Views: 33,139
Posted By Josh Z
The problem with this theory (or rather, the...

The problem with this theory (or rather, the inconsistency in the show's ideas about time travel) is that Wells should not have disintegrated when Eddie killed himself, since he's currently part of a...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   05-20-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 718
Posted By Josh Z
The Digital IMAX aspect ratio is 1.89:1, which is...

The Digital IMAX aspect ratio is 1.89:1, which is just a hair's breadth different than the standard "flat" theatrical ratio of 1.85:1. A movie like Les Miserables would be infinitesimally cropped -...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   05-19-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,574
Posted By Josh Z
Criterion didn't support anamorphic enhancement...

Criterion didn't support anamorphic enhancement on DVD at first either. Many early Criterion DVDs were non-anamorphic. Officially, their rationale was that early DVD players did a poor job of...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-19-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5,990
Views: 135,896
Posted By Josh Z
Baraka and Samsara are both distributed by MPI, a...

Baraka and Samsara are both distributed by MPI, a rather small indie label. I don't know whether they plan to jump into UHD Blu-rays right away.

However, MPI has a history of trotting out Baraka...
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