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Old 05-20-09, 03:24 PM
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Old 05-20-09, 03:28 PM
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Re: what's your demo disc?

The two I usally throw in are: Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl - Great Audio and Picture Quality.

And Blade Runner: 5 disc - Absolutely perfect in every way!
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blade runner: 5 disc - absolutely perfect in every way!
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2001 a Space Odyssey, or any Pixar film.
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Old 05-20-09, 04:44 PM
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Newest one is X Men 2: Opening scene and the mansion raid. I was surprised how awesome the gunshots sounded!
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Originally Posted by K Tm S View Post
i finally caved in, and set up the following last night:
sony bravia 52-inch 1080p 120hz with the sony bdp-s350 1080p player.
holy crap.
i spent all evening staring at that thing with my mouth hanging open.
i guess i was most impressed by the imax scenes from 'the dark knight', but was curious as to what other discs you might use to impress your friends and neighbors.
also, as an aside, what are people's thoughts on motionflow? i kept switching it on and off... i can't decide if i like it or not.
I have the exact same setup. KDL-52W4100, right?

My demo disc of choice is usually Baraka or King Kong (2005).
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Old 05-20-09, 05:55 PM
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i use wall-e, speed racer or the dark knight.

and ill show them 'the shining' so they can see how the transfers look for some older movies.
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Old 05-20-09, 06:17 PM
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On HD it is Planet Earth (I go straight to the Bird of Paradise scene)

On BD it is either TDK or Iron Man
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I still use King Kong HD DVD and for animated Wall-E on Blu-ray.
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Old 05-20-09, 06:30 PM
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Hmm... I never really thought about this before.

Probably the IMAX scenes in The Dark Knight for video (and the whole film for audio), Kill Bill V. 1 and V. 2 for a completely amazing film-going experience, and any episode of Lost for a fellow fan of the show. The Shining makes a nice reference disc to share with other Kubrick fans as well. The detail is exquisite.
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The 747 crash scene in "Superman Returns" is pretty kickass.
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I like using a Bond film. Or Planet Earth.
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HD DVD: King Kong
BD: Kung Fu Panda / Man on Fire
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Old 05-20-09, 07:04 PM
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The Shining makes a nice reference disc to share with other Kubrick fans as well. The detail is exquisite.

its crazy how a movie thats 30 years old, can look better than alot of the newer movies that are available now on bluray.
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Old 05-20-09, 07:34 PM
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No Country for Old Men still has the most impressive video quality I've seen.

Other good ones for audio/video:

King Kong
Transformers
Incredible Hulk
Casino Royale

The PCM mix on Superman Returns is also one of the best.
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Old 05-20-09, 10:36 PM
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Newest one is X Men 2: Opening scene and the mansion raid. I was surprised how awesome the gunshots sounded!
Same here. That scene is just amazing.

My demo disc is The Dark Knight.
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The Incredible Hulk is excellent as well (at least with the audio).
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Hot Fuzz is a great one for showing off audio and video.
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Crank or Pixar flix ... for some reason peopel dont think the pixar movies look any better on blu ray
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I typically use Rambo IV because it looks amazing, but there are some instances in which I will use the silkworm scene from the Caves episode of Planet Earth. I will also from time to time use The Dark Knight, Iron Man, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Kill Bill, Ratatouille, Wall-E, and if I have the HD DVD player fired up, I will use the glow in the dark crustacean scene from Galapogos.
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Old 05-21-09, 06:46 AM
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Usually something from Lord of the Rings
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Old 05-21-09, 11:28 AM
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I've usually shown a couple of scenes from Casino Royale. First is a scene at St. Mark's square in Venice and next is the final scene when the camera pans in on the estate near Lake Como. Both scenes have incredible depth to the picture for a fantastic near 3-d effect.
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Old 05-21-09, 11:40 AM
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On Blu-Ray, I use Speed Racer for video demos to friends and I use Akira for audio. The Akira remastering is a tremendous assault on the ears.
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Theres a helicopter scene in "The Condemned" that literally shook my house. That was awesome
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Old 05-21-09, 12:06 PM
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I guess I'm the only one who doesn't have a demo disc. If friends are up for a movie, we just watch what we want.
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