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Old 07-25-09, 08:09 AM
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Underworld Rise of the Lycans Definately the weakest in the series. It looked nice and crisp but so much was dark I find less of a benefit. This was a rental anyway and would never be a keeper.
Old 07-25-09, 09:22 AM
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Diary of the Dead
Old 07-26-09, 04:23 PM
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Flawless-Decent film, AQ & PQ were good.
PUSH-Utter waste of time. AQ & PQ were good.
Old 07-26-09, 04:26 PM
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Watchmen. Excellent film. Excellent PQ. Blind-buy. No exposure to the comic.
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Watchmen (bonus features)
The extras were pretty worthless. I haven't gotten to watch but 10 minutes of the Maximum Movie Mode so maybe that makes up for the paltry second disc, I dunno.

Blue Planet
Pretty.

Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist
I had seen the flick before and it's pretty cute (as is Kat Dennings). The transfer was good also. Nice and colorful.
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The Fountain - Wow, what a utter mess of a movie! Pretentious, overwrought, and chock full of awful dialogue, this was a real chore to get through. Looked nice though.
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Originally Posted by buckee1
Flawless-Decent film, AQ & PQ were good.
PUSH-Utter waste of time. AQ & PQ were good.

Saw Push in the theater and agreed it was pretty poor. I was really glad we get free tickets from my daughter so we only pay for 1 out of 3.

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The Fountain - Wow, what a utter mess of a movie! Pretentious, overwrought, and chock full of awful dialogue, this was a real chore to get through. Looked nice though.
When I watchedt hat movie I couldn't even get through it. About the tenth time you say, what the hell is going on now it's time to shut it down and fire up another.
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Taken, Push and Step Brothers. Taken and Push were rentals and I enjoyed watching them, but they are both one and done movies. Step Brothers I bought cheap used and it was much funnier than I thought it would be.
Old 07-26-09, 08:17 PM
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Red Cliff II Pretty phenomenal film! Can't believe there's actually a push to trim both films into one for a more "consumer friendly" version rather than the two complete films that currently exist. AQ &PQ were outstanding!
Old 07-26-09, 09:19 PM
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The Fountain--a movie that gets more beautiful and engrossing each time I watch it.
Old 07-27-09, 01:54 PM
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Sunshine - An excellent film until the third act, when Boyle made a major mistake by introducing
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the Freddy-looking bad guy, whose existence/condition is never properly explained.
This moved the picture into cheap-scare, Event Horizon/slasher territory, which was wholly unnecessary. The transfer looked spectacular, especially the fiery climax.
Old 07-28-09, 05:28 AM
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Just wrapped up a DC Animated Universe Original Movie Marathon...

-Superman: Doomsday
-Justice League: The New Frontier
-Batman: Gotham Knight
-Wonder Woman

Will continue later today once I pick up Green Lantern: First Flight
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Watchmen
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A few Firefly episodes. That is the best series no one ever saw
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Damages: Season 1: Disc 3. Adequate PQ. Loved the show!
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Coraline in 3D. Great PQ. Highly recommended!
Old 07-29-09, 12:13 AM
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Baraka - All of the superlatives I've read about this transfer couldn't prepare me for the experience of watching it. Truly an amazing, immersive work of digital art. I had seen the DVD a few times before, but this was like viewing it for the first time. The soundtrack was among the best I've heard so far on a Blu-ray.
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I just finished the Austin Powers set. It looked and sounded great!
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Sideways. Not a film that absolutely needed a release on BD, but it looks and sounds much better than the DVD version. Payne always wanted it to look like a film from the 70s and I think the BD captures that a lot better than the DVD.

Great film, solid disc.
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Originally Posted by advdfreak
I just finished the Austin Powers set. It looked and sounded great!
The first film looked awesome... the only thing I liked about the third one is the opening sequence. Blows me away.
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Originally Posted by Abe.
The first film looked awesome... the only thing I liked about the third one is the opening sequence. Blows me away.
And the 2nd?
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And the 2nd?
When Mini Me snatched the cookie... almost killed me.
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Ronin (1998)

The transfer wasn't the greatest but the audio and the movie more than make up for it!
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Step-brothers. Freaking hilarious movie but the AQ & PQ were unremarkable.
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Star Trek 2 - Wrath of Kahn


KHHAAAANNNNNN!!!!!!!!

An upgrade from the DVD but not a reference quality BD.

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