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09-21-05, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By dirj1

Thanks for the replies, everyone. To answer the...

Thanks for the replies, everyone. To answer the main question, the kids I am buying for (besides myself) are age 7 and 4.

I do have a widescreen HDTV, and I had heard that the older model GCs...
09-19-05, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By dirj1

Can I get some Gamecube advice?

I was wondering if someone here could give me a little advice. I've had an Xbox for a few years now, and my kids are getting old enough to play video games on their own -- but my Xbox games are...
Forum: Movie Talk
08-12-05, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By dirj1

Best site for studio/AR information on a film?

Can anyone recommend a site that has information on a film's distributing studio and aspect ratio. IMDB was my first and most obvious choice, but I couldn't find that information on the site. It...
07-09-03, 05:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,214
Posted By dirj1

Not really true. By late 1999, the strong...

Not really true. By late 1999, the strong adoption rate of DVD was already obvious. That 4th Quarter (Christmas season) in particular saw a huge demand from players and discs. For the most part, the...
06-25-03, 01:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,438
Posted By dirj1

Does anyone know if Sixteen Candles will have the...

Does anyone know if Sixteen Candles will have the original theatrical soundtrack? I seem to remember that it caused a legal mess over the song rights when it was first released on home video back in...
06-20-03, 09:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,741
Posted By dirj1

I checked out the Wal-Mart DVD site when it was...

I checked out the Wal-Mart DVD site when it was first announced, and it immediately failed the "Y Tu Mama Tambien" test. In other words, the search results for this movie came up with only the...
06-19-03, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By dirj1

The documentary wasn't censored when it was shown...

The documentary wasn't censored when it was shown on broadcast TV, even back in 1978 as well as a re-airing shown in the 80s. I'd say there's very little chance that it would be censored on DVD.
05-15-03, 04:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,460
Posted By dirj1

For something more offbeat, you might try <a...

For something more offbeat, you might try <a href="http://www.hitchmagazine.com">Hitch</a>. It's not so much news, but more of a satirical look at entertainment and pop culture. Very funny indie...
04-10-03, 10:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,201
Posted By dirj1

Well, Bechman, if your video store charges $4 per...

Well, Bechman, if your video store charges $4 per rental (which I think is the going rate at most BlockBusters and Hollywood Videos), you only need to view at least 5 rentals from Netflix to get your...
Forum: Music Talk
02-02-03, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By dirj1

I've been boycotting every RIAA label since they...

I've been boycotting every RIAA label since they took Napster to court. Get with the program, already. :)
Forum: Store Forum
10-01-02, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By dirj1

I've been with Amazon for a few years now, and...

I've been with Amazon for a few years now, and I've had to cancel my last two pre-orders with them because they weren't shipping even several days after the release date. My latest pre-order wasn't...
09-14-02, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By dirj1

Is the Cabin Boy transfer anamorphic?

Is the Cabin Boy transfer anamorphic?
Forum: TV Talk
06-26-02, 09:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,574
Posted By dirj1

A true intellectual would not feel that way. :)

A true intellectual would not feel that way. :)
Forum: TV Talk
03-16-02, 03:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By dirj1

And don't forget 'spork' -- the combination...

And don't forget 'spork' -- the combination spoon/fork utensil you get in fast-food restaurants. That became pretty common in the American vernacular after first appearing as a sniglet.
Forum: Store Forum
12-09-00, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By dirj1

Alright, alright -- enough about the packaging...

Alright, alright -- enough about the packaging (which is very sharp). Let's talk about the transfer!

Have any widescreen owners had the chance to watch this one? The 16x9 enhancement was such a...
04-27-00, 07:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,639
Posted By dirj1

So how can you find out your firmware level? Is...

So how can you find out your firmware level? Is it in a setup/diagnostic menu?
04-26-00, 03:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,639
Posted By dirj1

I'm a little concerned. I bought my SD3109 in...

I'm a little concerned. I bought my SD3109 in September 1999, and I always thought the layer changes were 'borderline' rough -- though I've never seen the lockups or other glitches described in the...
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