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Old 04-30-04, 12:23 PM
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Of cours all of the best examples are going to be from films your wife is unlikely to find tremendously appealing. If that were the case, she wouldn't need a demo in the first place.

Maybe a concert like Eagles Hell Freezes Over DTS or Sting: Brand New Day Tour?

Why don't people just take "so and so" to their local electronics store where there is always a surround sound scenario set up with choice demos scenes of some of the best examples in just a few minutes?

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Originally posted by Josh Z
If you're region-free: Hero R3 DTS, Chapter 5 Golden Forest duel.

If you're not region-free, the sparring between Michelle Yeoh and Zhang ZiYi towards the end of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Superbit is pretty good.
for hero, put in chapter 5 in the Region 0 dts dvd. also, battle royale 5.1 sounds great, if you can handle it.
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Old 04-30-04, 12:35 PM
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Old 04-30-04, 01:12 PM
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"Older" releases still rule for me: U-571, T-2: UE, Air Force One

More wife friendly choices may be: Bug's Life/Toy Story (I/II)/Finding Nemo, Moulin Rouge
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Old 04-30-04, 03:13 PM
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My Dinner With Andre. Wallace Shawn's voice through a home theater system....priceless.
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Old 04-30-04, 03:18 PM
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The Flaming Lips: Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots DVD-A - Hands down, the most amazing surround mix that you're going to hear (of course, you need to be DVD-A ready).

But, if you need a movie, any of the above will do fine... I'm also partial to Das Boot Superbit - DTS track (pick one of the damaged sub scenes, the dripping water sounds like it's right in your lap) and FOTR EE - DTS Track.

For a good sub workout, U-571 is probably your best bet.

For a more subtle approach, the DTS track on Se7en Platinum Series.

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Old 04-30-04, 03:21 PM
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Master & Commander is my new choice for my surround demo disc.

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Old 04-30-04, 03:23 PM
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I like SPR, and Episode 2 where they are chasing after the assasin in the speeders.
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you still sore about that ? try choosing a less generic topic title
Cut me some slack . . . I was a n00b . . . what did I know?

Actually, I liked that thread . . . it is the first one that really gave me a feel for the personality of this forum. I'm still here, so obviously I didn't take it too hard.
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Old 04-30-04, 04:20 PM
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I always use the DTS version of Pearl Harbor and I go straight to the scene of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
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Thanks for the tips so far... I may have to pick up U571 to hear what your are all talking about. But more likely Master and Commander in this case.
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Old 04-30-04, 06:33 PM
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There is nothing like FOTR and TT in DTS-ES. With a good system this sound will challenge the best theaters (leaving alone front-only systems)
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FOTR it is... and will likely put in Master and Commander not long after that...

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Originally posted by Cyberock
I always use the DTS version of Pearl Harbor and I go straight to the scene of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
I have the 60th anniversary edition of this DVD and the DD track DESTROYS the DTS one in this particular case. It's not even close. Not sure about the other editions but the DTS track here is slightly muddy in comparison and the LFE is completely neutered. The DD track hits like an anvil when the U.S.S. Arizona gets bombed. It's one of my favorite demo tracks. Too bad the movie itself is crap.

This is the DVD that got me going back and doing a lot more A/B comparisons between DD and DTS. Pretty surprising how many DD tracks have noticably lower extension in the LFE department. Even big releases like the LOTR's series, although the difference isn't anywere near what's present on Pearl Harbor. It's only noticable in a few spots. The DTS tracks on those tend to be very slightly crisper so it's a trade off on what you like I guess.
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The opening war in FOTR, when Sauron blows up in DTS 6.1 glory.
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Stuff I show off:

Air Force One superbit
Toy Story 2
Desparado superbit
Dragonheart DTS - wonderful use of surrounds
SPR - DTS
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