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Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-28-2015, 02:30 PM
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Posted By PeterTHX
It's a "Director's Edition" not director's cut....

It's a "Director's Edition" not director's cut. Nick Meyer had final cut on the theatrical edition as well. It's not like TMP where Wise had literally no time to properly cut the film before...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-25-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 126,127
Posted By PeterTHX
1978's Superman: The Movie held that record (at...

1978's Superman: The Movie held that record (at the time) with $55 million.


TMP's $46 million budget reflected Paramount's attempt at starting a fourth network and the cost of all the scrapped...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-20-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6,395
Views: 509,256
Posted By PeterTHX
Does the Roku bitstream native DD+?

Does the Roku bitstream native DD+?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-20-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6,395
Views: 509,256
Posted By PeterTHX
Appreciated, but I was just surprised that D-VHS...

Appreciated, but I was just surprised that D-VHS was around long enough for HDMI outputs to begin with. I never saw any in person.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-19-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6,395
Views: 509,256
Posted By PeterTHX
Really? All I saw were FireWire and DVI......

Really? All I saw were FireWire and DVI... :confused:
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-19-2015, 07:07 PM
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Posted By PeterTHX
Trumbull used TONS of smoke on TMP. It was used...

Trumbull used TONS of smoke on TMP. It was used to promote scale (the further away an object is supposed to be, the more diffuse).


ILM used a bit of smoke to make the Spacedock interiors seem...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-19-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 126,127
Posted By PeterTHX
See, you don't have the original DVDs to directly...

See, you don't have the original DVDs to directly compare. I do and while the BDs have a host of issues they still look better.
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-16-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 22,578
Posted By PeterTHX
You mean the company that had HD-MA tracks and no...

You mean the company that had HD-MA tracks and no way to decode them for more than a year?
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   01-14-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,157
Posted By PeterTHX
It's not an upmix per se, they just clone the...

It's not an upmix per se, they just clone the surround L&R channels to the rear channels. No processing going on, just duplication.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-14-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6,223
Views: 667,132
Posted By PeterTHX
Video is neither loose nor tight.

Video is neither loose nor tight.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-14-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11,999
Views: 1,827,436
Posted By PeterTHX
No. ARC is a HDMI 1.4 feature. When the...

No.


ARC is a HDMI 1.4 feature. When the XBR4 was issued HDMI 1.3 was the standard available.
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   01-12-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,157
Posted By PeterTHX
I have a feeling films originally mixed and...

I have a feeling films originally mixed and released in Dolby Atmos will benefit most from having the 5.1/7.1 "core" tracks played through DSU.
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-01-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 22,578
Posted By PeterTHX
You should care about true innovation. ...

You should care about true innovation.


Building a company around coattail riding and waiting to see what another company comes up with first is bad business.
Forum: Latest Industry News   12-31-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 22,578
Posted By PeterTHX
Typical DTS. Wait for Dolby to blaze the trail...

Typical DTS. Wait for Dolby to blaze the trail and then follow up and claim yours is the "best" and watch the fanboys eat it up.


DTS: Ours goes to "11"

...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-27-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 51,465
Posted By PeterTHX
Time to upgrade to a 103/103D. No buggy MediaTek...

Time to upgrade to a 103/103D. No buggy MediaTek chipset in there.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-26-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5,343
Views: 397,355
Posted By PeterTHX
Personally a better picture was more important to...

Personally a better picture was more important to me so I got a 55" XBR 900B rather than a 60+ inch with less quality.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-26-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5,343
Views: 397,355
Posted By PeterTHX
Is your picture calibrated for that source? ...

Is your picture calibrated for that source?


Enhanced sharpness, brightness, etc. will bring out the artifacts in the picture. The TV is pretty sharp as it is and you're going to see every flaw...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-26-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5,343
Views: 397,355
Posted By PeterTHX
How is the TVs fault for broadcast digital...

How is the TVs fault for broadcast digital compression?
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-20-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,699
Posted By PeterTHX
Ended up going tonight, since the website updated...

Ended up going tonight, since the website updated with "3D-ATMOS" for their HFR presentation.


The Atmos was...disappointing. I could not really hear the ceiling speakers for the most part (as...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-19-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5,343
Views: 397,355
Posted By PeterTHX
Anyone else now getting a huge lag when trying to...

Anyone else now getting a huge lag when trying to switch inputs since the last software update? Fresh batteries on multiple remotes.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-19-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 4,699
Posted By PeterTHX
Please help: Anyone in the LA area, is...

Please help:


Anyone in the LA area, is there a theater that is playing this in *both* HFR and Dolby Atmos?


I thought I found one at Arclight Sherman Oaks, but the current showtimes are...
Forum: D-cinema Equipment and Theaters   12-19-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 101,194
Posted By PeterTHX
Anyone please help: Anyone in the LA...

Anyone please help:


Anyone in the LA area, is there a theater that is playing "The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies" in *both* HFR and Dolby Atmos?


I thought I found one at Arclight...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-11-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 17,008
Posted By PeterTHX
It's not a DTS or Dolby chipset. It's a MediaTek...

It's not a DTS or Dolby chipset. It's a MediaTek chipset, and it handles the decoding of both formats.


There was the DTS "bomb" issue but they were able to fix that before that generation of...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-09-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 17,008
Posted By PeterTHX
MediaTek chipset is the issue. No firmware fix...

MediaTek chipset is the issue. No firmware fix available.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-12-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 2,960,649
Posted By PeterTHX
They were an alternative to magazines like...

They were an alternative to magazines like Playboy, and their standard was NO IMPLANTS. I miss that magazine.
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