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Forum: DVD Talk
05-26-07, 01:44 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 36,828
Posted By Rob Mason

Released 5/22/07: Can-Can (yipee!)

Released 5/22/07: Can-Can (yipee!)
Forum: DVD Talk
04-12-05, 09:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,106
Posted By Rob Mason

Thanks for the tip. Dunno if this is the same...

Thanks for the tip. Dunno if this is the same transfer, but I see an Asian disc in NTSC 16x9 available at <a...
Forum: DVD Talk
04-11-05, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,719
Posted By Rob Mason

I asked about this important issue (loss of video...

I asked about this important issue (loss of video information due to soft matting) in another forum and was told a clip had already been posted <a href="http://www.recapped.com/">here</a>. I was...
Forum: DVD Talk
03-24-05, 07:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,106
Posted By Rob Mason

I first became aware of PAL speed-up with the Reg...

I first became aware of PAL speed-up with the Reg 2 Buffies. Started season 4 up and noticed that Willow sounded like one of the Chipmunks from the 50s. So I have a feeling I too will be annoyed by...
Forum: DVD Talk
02-08-05, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,201
Posted By Rob Mason

Mad World was chopped for pretty good reason. ...

Mad World was chopped for pretty good reason. The quality of the extra footage was quite noticeably inferior to the rest of the movie...it really reached out and grabbed you. But I don't recall...
Forum: DVD Talk
02-02-05, 12:15 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 36,828
Posted By Rob Mason

Some missing titles from my most-wanted list. ...

Some missing titles from my most-wanted list.

Cannery Row (1982) (damn near my fave of all time)
Best of Everything, The (1959)
Blue Denim (1959)
Man Who Wasn't There, The (1983)
On Borrowed...
Forum: DVD Talk
11-03-04, 07:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,432
Posted By Rob Mason

<blockquote>quote:<hr><b>Wow, two pages of...

<blockquote>quote:<hr><b>Wow, two pages of bitching an moaning on the internet based upon a lack of facts, stunning.
</b><hr></blockquote>Not to take this more off-topic, but are you stunned by the...
Forum: DVD Talk
11-02-04, 04:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,432
Posted By Rob Mason

Fox replies to my question

I wrote Fox Home Video about this and got a reply (surprised the hell out of me). Here's the exchange:

Me:
I see you are releasing a "most wanted" DVD in December, the true classic "Silver...
Forum: DVD Talk
10-29-04, 06:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,432
Posted By Rob Mason

FXM (I assume that's what you're asking about) is...

FXM (I assume that's what you're asking about) is the old name for the Fox Movie Channel, now named FMC.

Indeed there is a nice widescreen version that they play. I have a copy sitting on my...
Forum: DVD Talk
10-01-04, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By Rob Mason

Is Platinum still putting their company logo...

Is Platinum still putting their company logo on-screen during the movies? I bought their Blondie 10-movie box and found the logos a big turn-off...even more so than the miniscule bitrates.
Forum: DVD Talk
09-01-04, 10:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,878
Posted By Rob Mason

Man, this title is up in the top 5 of my...

Man, this title is up in the top 5 of my want-list.

Since it's over four months before its scheduled release, I'm wondering if a few emails to Fox might inspire them to do this one right (i.e....
03-27-04, 11:02 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 16,486
Posted By Rob Mason

Do you not know the difference in sex and nudity?...

Do you not know the difference in sex and nudity? I personally find the former a boring spectator sport. I find nudity of attractive females to be near the top of my list of enjoyable things in...
02-14-04, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,134
Posted By Rob Mason

Re: Original VERTIGO DVD release defective?

I guess it serves me right waiting 5 months before checking my "orange" vertigo, but mine has gone Tango Uniform also. It isn't recognized as a DVD in any of my 3 players. Figures...this is my...
12-02-03, 07:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,943
Posted By Rob Mason

Re: Commercials you can't skip through on Universal DVDs

Yeah, there's nothing that does more to put you in a pleasant mood to watch a nice comedy than being threatened with law suits and imprisonment. It's so disheartening to see people come to accept...
11-13-03, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,989
Posted By Rob Mason

Like the '62 version :). Yeah, I know there will...

Like the '62 version :). Yeah, I know there will be boos and hisses for that thought, but I'm fond of its music, humor, and love story. I'm betting Brando is the obsticle to its release.
09-12-03, 07:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,509
Posted By Rob Mason

I assume you have the DVD. How is the picture...

I assume you have the DVD. How is the picture quality? Is it "DVD quality", a bad VHS copy, or somewhere in between?
08-30-03, 08:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,730
Posted By Rob Mason

And where do you draw the line? Would 30 minutes...

And where do you draw the line? Would 30 minutes of commercials be OK? Would it be OK if they put a permanent logo down in the lower right corner? Would it be OK with you if they inserted an...
06-21-03, 12:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,001
Posted By Rob Mason

A note for those of you considering going...

A note for those of you considering going widescreen for seasons four (http://www2.cd-wow.com/detail_results_2.php?product_code=5077) and/or
five...
04-28-03, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 674
Posted By Rob Mason

Well I bought mine (for $51.99+Shipping) from...

Well I bought mine (for $51.99+Shipping) from North American DVD, also in the Toronto area.

They shipped my copy late last week and UPS has it scheduled for delivery tomorrow (official release...
04-25-03, 01:51 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,589
Posted By Rob Mason

IF B5 were released in both aspect ratios and...

IF B5 were released in both aspect ratios and perchance I happened to see both and determined the 4:3 looked better for some reason (perhaps because of the loss of true widescreen special effects...
04-25-03, 01:22 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,589
Posted By Rob Mason

what gray is there for OAR of a 4:3 show? ...

what gray is there for OAR of a 4:3 show?

The gray is the making of the determination of which is best. You are rigid in this determination and are letting Mr Whedon make this decision for you. ...
04-25-03, 12:34 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,589
Posted By Rob Mason

I guess there are two types in this world. One...

I guess there are two types in this world. One one hand there are those who think everything is either black or white and need to have someone "in authority" tell them which of the two boxes to put...
03-02-03, 11:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,205
Posted By Rob Mason

Yes it does. I'm now wondering if this is a...

Yes it does. I'm now wondering if this is a problem that only can be overcome by buying a DVD player which makes the conversion. In other words, are all those people who say they can watch PAL DVDs...
03-02-03, 06:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,205
Posted By Rob Mason

Well, I had a brainstorm that I thought was going...

Well, I had a brainstorm that I thought was going to save me a few hundred dollars. My DVD player is one of the original Sonys which is has a switch that disables all region blocking. But since...
02-27-03, 05:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,205
Posted By Rob Mason

PQ=Picture Quality. Sorry, I totally dislike...

PQ=Picture Quality. Sorry, I totally dislike people who abbreviate too much so I'm going to give myself a slap in the face.

Thanks guys...just the kind of info I was after.. (I should be...
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