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Forum: HD Talk
08-15-09, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9,788
Views: 792,065
Posted By Chupper

Re: Criterion releases on Blu-Rays, Part II

Great film! I own the Italian import on Blu-ray and would expect Criterion to match the exceptional vide & audio quality. Harsh and unrelenting without the veneer of romanticism that sugarcoats...
07-20-09, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,146
Posted By Chupper

Re: "The Hurt Locker"

Thanks Pro-B! I just ordered the blu-ray and hope it doesn't have forced Italian subtitles. Looks like it has a nice DTS-HD 5.1 soundtrack thoguh!
07-20-09, 10:10 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 65,899
Posted By Chupper

Re: Region-Free BD Player: Momitsu BDP-899?

I just read the online PDF manual for the MOMITSU and it seems that it doesn't pass 4:2:2 color space and has no Direct Source: that means you can't pass unaltered 480i or 576i resolution to your...
07-14-09, 09:50 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 65,899
Posted By Chupper

Re: Region-Free BD Player: Momitsu BDP-899?

I can't speak of the Momitsu player but I've replaced my PS3 with the Oppo BDP-83 and am very very happy! I use an external scaler (Lumagen Radiance XE) so can pass video with Direct Source...
Forum: HD Talk
07-12-09, 08:44 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 43,957
Posted By Chupper

Re: Foreign Cinema in BLU (part 2)

I believe all Studio Canal and Optimum releases are region locked, and even the code free discs sometimes have menus tht can't be read by a domestic player. I've purchased BDs from France, Germany,...
Forum: HD Talk
07-12-09, 09:44 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 43,957
Posted By Chupper

Re: Foreign Cinema in BLU (part 2)

I would just like to share this bit of info with those of you interested in a region free palyer: the new OPPO BDP-83 is not only one of the best BD players but the new 0601 firmware allows a simple...
11-24-08, 07:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,929
Posted By Chupper

Fistfull Of Dollars (Blu-ray)

This release took me by surprise. I read a review on dvdbeaver and ordered from dvd.it in Italy. Amazingly, it took only 6 days Fed Ex and it's in my tembling hands this very moment. The packagaing...
10-24-08, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By Chupper

I've seen three other of his films and enjoyed...

I've seen three other of his films and enjoyed them all! It's a shame that this one isn't English-friendly but I'll keep a lookout for a new release. Thanks Pro-B!
10-23-08, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By Chupper

Breath (Kim Ki-duk, 2007)

Kim Ki-duk has a way without words. Another very good film that I highly recommend but the only version I've discovered is from Yesasia.com. I ordered the DVD (not the VCD) and the image quality...
Forum: HD Talk
10-23-08, 07:03 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 65,204
Posted By Chupper

Thank you very much, Pro-B! I appreciate your...

Thank you very much, Pro-B! I appreciate your reply and have been reading your posts for years: you have helped me to build my video library, to make the right choices when buying foreign titles.
I...
Forum: HD Talk
10-22-08, 04:22 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 65,204
Posted By Chupper

Thanks to JOSH Z for mentioning the LG B200...

Thanks to JOSH Z for mentioning the LG B200 "Super-Blu" player! I purchased a brand new unit on eBay and upgraded the latest firmware and very happy. The region code fix is very easy and have already...
Forum: HD Talk
09-27-08, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,038
Posted By Chupper

Boy, you guys are ruff, ruff ruff!

Boy, you guys are ruff, ruff ruff!
Forum: HD Talk
09-27-08, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,038
Posted By Chupper

Night Of The Living Dead & Donnie Barko BD

Does anyone know if these two Blu-rays will be region B coded? They come out in a few weeks (in UK only) and this could push me over the edge for a code B player. SALO and RED DESERT have me on the...
Forum: HD Talk
09-20-08, 11:10 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 65,204
Posted By Chupper

I know how you feel, but to import a PS3 from the...

I know how you feel, but to import a PS3 from the Uk is a pain and just as expensive. I found one retailer on eBay.UK willing to ship to the US but would rather buy from a domestic source. The...
09-13-08, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,556
Posted By Chupper

Thanks guys, I'm not a gamer so as long as I can...

Thanks guys, I'm not a gamer so as long as I can play Region B Blu-rays I'll be just fine :)
09-11-08, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,556
Posted By Chupper

Thank for the advice on the PS/3 in another post....

Thank for the advice on the PS/3 in another post. I found a distributor who will ship one to the US. I spoke to the professional (Craig Rounds) who calibrated my system and he doesn't believe the...
09-11-08, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,556
Posted By Chupper

Artificial Eye Blu-ray Releases:

Does anyone know if these will be Region B? I see that Michael Haneke's CACHE is being released in October and I must own it. Tartan released his 2007 version of FUNNY GAMES and that is region free...
Forum: HD Talk
09-11-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 65,204
Posted By Chupper

"I bit the bullet yesterday and ordered a copy...

"I bit the bullet yesterday and ordered a copy from DVDAsian (cheaper than YesAsia and I'll have it faster), so I'll be sure to let you know how it turns out."

I'm very interest also! Can't wait...
Forum: HD Talk
09-06-08, 01:40 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 65,204
Posted By Chupper

I do live in the US and was not aware of that...

I do live in the US and was not aware of that fact...but it makes sense. Thank you for the quick reply! If I do get my hands on one, is it easy to adapt? I see all types of power adapters but I may...
Forum: HD Talk
09-06-08, 01:02 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 65,204
Posted By Chupper

With many of the BFI films region B locked, how...

With many of the BFI films region B locked, how difficult is it to purchase a UK PS3 for my setup? I understand there is a difference in voltage but would an adapter work? I sure as heck wouldn't...
Forum: DVD Talk
12-14-06, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By Chupper

FRIDAY: The Conformist (Bernardo Bertolucci,...

FRIDAY: The Conformist (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1970) Finally the extended version available on DVD with a stunning anamorphic transfer! Can't wait.
SATURDAY: Who's Afraid Of Virginia Wolf? (Mike...
Forum: DVD Talk
12-14-06, 07:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,304
Posted By Chupper

Michael Haneke Trilogy (R2): The Seventh...

Michael Haneke Trilogy (R2): The Seventh Continent (1989), Benny's Video (1993), 71 Fragments Of A Chronology Of Chance (1994).
A Scanner Darkly (Richard Linklater, 2006)
Who's Afraid Of Virginia...
12-14-06, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By Chupper

Thanks for the info Pro-B! I enjoyed Lilja 4-Ever...

Thanks for the info Pro-B! I enjoyed Lilja 4-Ever and have Hole In My Heart qued at Netflix. I'm looking forward to this disc.
12-13-06, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Chupper

Thanks for the information! I will probably order...

Thanks for the information! I will probably order TIME after the holiday and I'll post a review with a critical eye towards the quality of the transfer. I watch films on my professionally calibrated...
12-12-06, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Chupper

Time (Region-3) Kim Ki-Duk

Has anyone seen this disc from KD Media? I'm a fan of his films but don't want to compromise on video quality. I've never purchased a disc from KD Media but the specs look good: Anamorphic, DD 5.1....
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