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post #331 of 524
What's wrong with Transformers 2?....
The picture is so grainny and then i put the Dark Knigh for example and it's so "PERFECT"...
I guess that the studios we're in a rush or what...

My setup is Pioneer KRP-600A and for Blu Ray is PS3 with 1.3b High End HDMI Cable.
post #332 of 524
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Originally Posted by RMSMT View Post

What's wrong with Transformers 2?....
The picture is so grainny and then i put the Dark Knigh for example and it's so "PERFECT"...
I guess that the studios we're in a rush or what...

My setup is Pioneer KRP-600A and for Blu Ray is PS3 with 1.3b High End HDMI Cable.

Other than the movie itself!?

Technically it's excellent. Just NOT reference material.
post #333 of 524
My equipment is not reference material? LOL
THe KRP-600A is the best TV in the world, in case you don't know.
The only thing it's not a reference is the PS3, but will upgrade for the Pioneer BDP-LX91.
You must have better than this screen right...
post #334 of 524
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Originally Posted by RMSMT View Post

What's wrong with Transformers 2?....
The picture is so grainny and then i put the Dark Knigh for example and it's so "PERFECT"...
I guess that the studios we're in a rush or what...

My setup is Pioneer KRP-600A and for Blu Ray is PS3 with 1.3b High End HDMI Cable.

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Originally Posted by thebesthereis View Post

Other than the movie itself!?

Technically it's excellent. Just NOT reference material.

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Originally Posted by RMSMT View Post

My equipment is not reference material? LOL
THe KRP-600A is the best TV in the world, in case you don't know.
The only thing it's not a reference is the PS3, but will upgrade for the Pioneer BDP-LX91.
You must have better than this screen right...

Um, did you even READ the answer to the QUESTION YOU asked?

Was the question not about the Transformers 2 BluRay disc?
post #335 of 524
Everyone on here seems pretty informed. I have a quick question. I hear the term lossless DTS-HD Master Audio and I am wondering if I am getting the best experience possible. I have a pioneer elite 23txh and I have been watching all the movies in prologic II because I have 7.1 set up. Isn't DTS 5.1? Could I listen to DTS on 7.1? What is the best decoding for movies?
post #336 of 524
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Originally Posted by NFG660cc View Post

Everyone on here seems pretty informed. I have a quick question. I hear the term lossless DTS-HD Master Audio and I am wondering if I am getting the best experience possible. I have a pioneer elite 23txh and I have been watching all the movies in prologic II because I have 7.1 set up. Isn't DTS 5.1? Could I listen to DTS on 7.1? What is the best decoding for movies?

Some tracks are 5.1/6.1/7.1...all depends on source. The pl II should be matrixing the 5.1 making it 7.1. Thats the only way to get 7 out of 5. To make sure you are using the right track (dts hd/dolby true hd) hit the status button on the pioneer's remote.

PS this should be in the audio area of the forum!
post #337 of 524
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Originally Posted by Lee Weber View Post

Some tracks are 5.1/6.1/7.1...all depends on source. The pl II should be matrixing the 5.1 making it 7.1. Thats the only way to get 7 out of 5. To make sure you are using the right track (dts hd/dolby true hd) hit the status button on the pioneer's remote.

PS this should be in the audio area of the forum!

Thanks for your help
post #338 of 524
Did Ralph or Lee miss Gamer?
post #339 of 524
Hi Ralph & Lee,

Is there a way (or thread in existence) that will enable me to sort out all films you've reviewed based on "fleshtone" criterion? I want to collect all the ones you've rated "5".

Thanks.
post #340 of 524
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Originally Posted by SARHENTO View Post

Hi Ralph & Lee,

Is there a way (or thread in existence) that will enable me to sort out all films you've reviewed based on "fleshtone" criterion? I want to collect all the ones you've rated "5".

Thanks.

Greetings,

Unfortunately not. Sorry..


Regards,
post #341 of 524
wow... thanks so much for the recommendations!
post #342 of 524
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wow... thanks so much for the recommendations!

Greetings,

You're more than welcome.

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post #343 of 524
Ralph, I've not said hello before, but wanted to let you know how valuable all your input is to me! I can't count the number of times I've referred to your reviews when choosing movies. Thank you so much.
post #344 of 524
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Ralph, I've not said hello before, but wanted to let you know how valuable all your input is to me! I can't count the number of times I've referred to your reviews when choosing movies. Thank you so much.

Greetings,

Thanks Tony!


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post #347 of 524
Can anyone tell me about or point me to a list of 1.85:1 (16x9) aspect ratio blu rays? Correct me if I'm wrong, but as soon as the aspect ratio is anything OTHER than 1.85, aren't you losing resolution? isn't a 2.35 ratio movie no longer 1920x1080 but 1920xsomething less than 1080? It kind of bothers me that I bought this wide screen TV (Panasonic TC-P42G15) and I'm still getting black bars on the top and bottom with most movies (2.35:1 seems to be the most common ratio by far) I cant stand stretched video, or watching the movie in any other ratio than the director intended, so that's not an option. It's not like I'm swearing off 2.35, I'd just like to own a few blu rays that fill the screen. after collecting almost 600 DVD's, I have started my blu ray collection, I only have about 10, but they are ALL 2.35:1.
post #348 of 524
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Originally Posted by hey budy! View Post

Can anyone tell me about or point me to a list of 1.85:1 (16x9) aspect ratio blu rays? Correct me if I'm wrong, but as soon as the aspect ratio is anything OTHER than 1.85, aren't you losing resolution? isn't a 2.35 ratio movie no longer 1920x1080 but 1920xsomething less than 1080? It kind of bothers me that I bought this wide screen TV (Panasonic TC-P42G15) and I'm still getting black bars on the top and bottom with most movies (2.35:1 seems to be the most common ratio by far) I cant stand stretched video, or watching the movie in any other ratio than the director intended, so that's not an option. It's not like I'm swearing off 2.35, I'd just like to own a few blu rays that fill the screen. after collecting almost 600 DVD's, I have started my blu ray collection, I only have about 10, but they are ALL 2.35:1.

Avatar coming out on April 22nd will fill your screen!! Other than that, you have to look at the dvd box or read the stats on a website like Amazon. Most movies are shot in 2:35 so thats what the Blurays are. Older movies are more prevalent with the other formats, but I cant think of any off the top of my head. I am with you, on a nice large tv, it looks so good when the full height is utilized, but i buy a dvd for the movie, and whatever it is, it is. Most music concert videos will fill your screen too.
post #349 of 524
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Originally Posted by hey budy! View Post

Can anyone tell me about or point me to a list of 1.85:1 (16x9) aspect ratio blu rays?

a bunch of yada yada yada

, I'd just like to own a few blu rays that fill the screen. after collecting almost 600 DVD's, I have started my blu ray collection, I only have about 10, but they are ALL 2.35:1.

http://www.blu-raystats.com/Stats/Stats.php


When you see the black bars you're seeing all of the movie.. get used to it
of couse that doesn't mean if your not seeing black bars your missing somthing
post #350 of 524
Hi Ralph!
I always enjoy reading your reviews, it always gives me a hint on wether i shold buy or not, now i am eagerly awaiting your review of Thh lord of the rings trilogy on blu-ray, i hav read som bad things about it but im waiting for your opinon.... hope it will be her soon!
post #351 of 524
You really don't need reviews to know its smarter to wait for the extended.
Download the normal if you must see then, buy the extended.
post #352 of 524
I would love to see new moon reviewed. It deserves a review. I was quite impressed with the sound quality. Much better than the first. Some will say that this chick flick doesn't deserve a review but I believe if we are reviewing cartoons and other kid flicks we should review this one.
post #353 of 524
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Originally Posted by 1brokebrother View Post

http://www.blu-raystats.com/Stats/Stats.php


When you see the black bars you're seeing all of the movie.. get used to it
of couse that doesn't mean if your not seeing black bars your missing somthing

I'm fully aware about the black bars being on purpose. I'm fully aware that a 2.35 movie will have black bars on a 16x9 TV. Your link also has no way to sort by aspect ratio, for some reason, because you seem to be able to sort by any other option, nice try though. You clearly only read the part of my post that you quoted. Did you see the part where I said I owned 600 DVD's? Only 3 of them are full screen, and that was by accident. I've watched a few movies in my time, thanks.

I did find this list of 1.66, 1.78, or 1.85 aspect blu rays recently, although it may not be completely up to date:

http://forum.blu-ray.com/blu-ray-mov...-blu-rays.html
post #354 of 524
Why no Avatar review?
post #355 of 524
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Originally Posted by ser182 View Post

Why no Avatar review?

Greetings,

It arrived this morning from Fox. Look for the review soon..

Regards,
post #356 of 524
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Avatar....


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post #357 of 524
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Definitely worth adding to the list.


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post #358 of 524
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Greetings,

Meant to add this to the list for sound but overlooked it. It's a great surround mix..

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post #359 of 524
Dr. Horrible!
post #360 of 524
Would love to see a review by Ralph on the new Apollo 13 bluray, as customer reviews on Amazon are bad with many saying it takes forever for it to load up, some saying it wont load on their machines at all, some saying it wont load if you are NOT connected to the internet, and some saying it loads better if you are NOT connected to the internet due to an incredible number of ads and other things coming over from the net. Overall though, a lot of negative stuff about whether or not the menu and previews work at all. I would love to see Ralph take this on and give us the true story. Right now I am afraid to buy it.
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