Since I recently upgraded to the DefTech Supercube Reference, I thought I'd spend a week going through some bass-heavy recommendations from this forum. Here's a list of what I watched and my impressions:
Monday - War of the Worlds. I remember watching this on DVD when it was first released and smiling immensely; the Supercube II I had at the time shook like never before. The upgrade deemed itself worthwhile with this film. Like everyone else, easily 5 stars on this. Note: I purchased the bluray for this viewing, as I did on all of the movies for this week.
Tuesday - Percy Jackson. While there are certainly some good bass moments in this movie, and that's what this forum is about, the movie itself I found to be a Saturday morning pre-teen pile of crap. I couldn't recommend it to anyone with half a brain, despite the bass. More satisfying films with equal or better bass are out there... although Randy did wonderful work with the crap he had to deal with. Sorry I bought it; not even worth a rental fee IMO.
Wednesday - How To Train Your Dragon. Also a "younger audience" film, I enjoyed this thoroughly partly because the story is great, partly because the sound is awesome, and partly because I have my own dragon (see pic below). When called upon my room thundered appropriately and my girlfriend and I admired the Supercube Reference's dynamics. Yes, my girlfriend loves getting rumbled as much as I do (though she won't contribute financially to the cost of achieving such rumbles, lol). I give this one 5 stars as well.
Thursday - The Last Airbender. More enjoyable than Percy Jackson, but not much, filmwise. The scene near the end when that wall of water rises up is just spectacular, however, and will be used for demo purposes regularly I imagine. Worth it for that alone. 4 and a half stars for the bass, as there should be more moments like that to warrant a 5.
Friday - Live Free or Die Hard. Purchased on bluray when it first came out, I revisited this one for comparison purposes with the old Supercube II. Great! The Reference is a real winner! 4 and a half stars for this one as well.
And oh, here's the dragon I mentioned: