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Forum: Store Forum
03-08-09, 03:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,015
Posted By jpfisher

Re: How much longer can FYE stay open?

Is FYE still buying used movies for store credit?
Forum: Movie Talk
07-26-08, 09:07 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,782
Posted By jpfisher

I absolutely adore Meryl Streep, and a friend of...

I absolutely adore Meryl Streep, and a friend of mine adores ABBA... so we saw this last night.

Someone needs to teach the director about the rule of thirds, how to shoot scenes so they properly...
Forum: DVD Talk
12-25-07, 02:48 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,313
Posted By jpfisher

Let's see... Bourne Ultimatum (HD) Blade...

Let's see...

Bourne Ultimatum (HD)
Blade Runner (HD)
Face/Off (HD)
Simpsons Movie (Blu)
Angel complete series box
Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry
Vanishing Point
Dangerous Curves 4-movie set
Forum: DVD Talk
10-17-07, 09:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,446
Posted By jpfisher

Looks like we'll get Ang Lee's The Ice Storm in...

Looks like we'll get Ang Lee's The Ice Storm in February based on the newsletter clue. (Party at our place. Bundle up and bring your keys.)
Forum: DVD Talk
07-28-07, 09:30 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 84,844
Posted By jpfisher

Both films were shot in full-frame, 4:3 aspect...

Both films were shot in full-frame, 4:3 aspect ratio. In their original theatrical presentations they were projected as 1:85:1 in the US and 1:66:1 in Europe. Kubrick preferred the full-frame...
Forum: Tech Talk
06-30-07, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 923
Posted By jpfisher

That's not necessarily true -- if the OP plans to...

That's not necessarily true -- if the OP plans to do any work in After Effects, the extra memory is worth it. The CS3 version of AE leverages OpenGL for a lot of its graphics work. The same goes for...
Forum: DVD Talk
06-15-07, 07:39 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 26,920
Posted By jpfisher

You guys do this two days after I drop money on a...

You guys do this two days after I drop money on a license for a shareware program? :)

Now I have to reevaluate which I'll use, again!

It is nice to see DVD spot get that functionality.
Forum: DVD Talk
06-10-07, 07:19 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 26,920
Posted By jpfisher

A dealbreaker for me, unfortunately - I liked the...

A dealbreaker for me, unfortunately - I liked the other aspects of the site. I ended up buying a license for DVDpedia. It exports to HTML and I can host that on my web space. It's a pain to move...
Forum: DVD Talk
06-10-07, 12:01 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 26,920
Posted By jpfisher

Question about DVDSpot -- is it possible to...

Question about DVDSpot -- is it possible to change the default sort order for titles? I'd prefer my Criterions to be sorted via Spine number, not alphabetically. Doable?
Forum: DVD Bargains
05-15-07, 07:44 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,173
Posted By jpfisher

A very good question. I hope the bulk of my order...

A very good question. I hope the bulk of my order ships, because I'd hate to have to go to Kim's Video and pay full price for the rest of the titles. I'd definitely like to have them all, but not all...
Forum: DVD Bargains
05-07-07, 09:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,173
Posted By jpfisher

I received Merchant of Four Seasons and Mother...

I received Merchant of Four Seasons and Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven today. The other titles I ordered have not shipped yet.
Forum: HD Talk
05-01-07, 09:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,606
Posted By jpfisher

I don't. Samsung is putting out a combo...

I don't.

Samsung is putting out a combo player at the end of the year. Warner will start selling discs with Blu-ray on one side and HD DVD on the other.

I'm not going to miss out on a film I...
Forum: HD Talk
05-01-07, 07:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,606
Posted By jpfisher

35 HD DVD and 14 Blu-ray... but like Gilbert...

35 HD DVD and 14 Blu-ray... but like Gilbert Arenas, I prefer to take quality shots. ;)
Forum: DVD Bargains
04-28-07, 06:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,374
Posted By jpfisher

Aside from a rather bland final season, Homicide...

Aside from a rather bland final season, Homicide is a fantastic show. Great cast -- Andre Braugher, Kyle Secore, Yaphet Kotto, Daniel Baldwin, Ned Beatty, Jon Polito; cinema verite style camera work....
Forum: DVD Bargains
04-28-07, 12:04 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,173
Posted By jpfisher

Other Fassbinder at that magic $5.98 price point:...

Other Fassbinder at that magic $5.98 price point:

Satan's Brew
Katzelmacher
Chinese Roulette
Fox and His Friend ($8.24, but what's two bucks?)

THANKS for this posting. This really beefs up...
Forum: Tech Talk
04-21-07, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By jpfisher

For general word processing and spreadsheet work,...

For general word processing and spreadsheet work, there is a free open source office suite for Mac called NeoOffice -- I believe it is based off the code for OpenOffice.

Probably not good enough...
Forum: DVD Talk
04-15-07, 10:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,614
Posted By jpfisher

Stand By Me? Don't you mean Stand and Deliver? ;)

Stand By Me? Don't you mean Stand and Deliver? ;)
Forum: DVD Talk
03-31-07, 08:47 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,428
Posted By jpfisher

Well, I paid more for Boomerang than I do for...

Well, I paid more for Boomerang than I do for most Criterions... ;)
Forum: DVD Talk
03-28-07, 09:35 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,428
Posted By jpfisher

http://www.downeffect.com/jim/IMGP3737.jpg ...

http://www.downeffect.com/jim/IMGP3737.jpg

Sorry, the pic is a bit crude. I need to do it right with some better lighting and a tripod and with less laundry in frame.
Forum: DVD Talk
03-28-07, 07:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,428
Posted By jpfisher

I hope you have deep pockets. ;) Don't...

I hope you have deep pockets. ;)

Don't listen to the haters in this thread, I did it over the past two years (finished "catching up" with the re-release of Playtime last September). Some of the...
Forum: DVD Talk
03-22-07, 07:39 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,060
Posted By jpfisher

The absolutely atrocious and cheap Madacy release...

The absolutely atrocious and cheap Madacy release of Metropolis. I replaced it with the Kino (which was my 500th disc) and then replaced that with the Eureka! MoC version (1000th disc)
Forum: DVD Talk
03-16-07, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,641
Posted By jpfisher

I've seen absolutely no indication of Ugetsu...

I've seen absolutely no indication of Ugetsu going OOP -- I'd suggest trying DeepDiscount (they have a 40% off CC's sale going on until midnight today if you see this before then), Amazon, etc...
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03-14-07, 11:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,345
Posted By jpfisher

This is one you will absolutely love or...

This is one you will absolutely love or absolutely hate; there is no middle ground. If the humor is up your alley you will find yourself revisiting this disc and again.



I bought this when it...
Forum: HD Talk
02-17-07, 09:12 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,628
Posted By jpfisher

As of last weekend I'm format-neutral. I picked...

As of last weekend I'm format-neutral. I picked up the Samsung Blu-ray player using some discount coupons and reward zone bucks at BB when they had their "get 2 free movies with the player" deal of...
Forum: DVD Talk
02-03-07, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By jpfisher

I caught the last screening on Thursday night at...

I caught the last screening on Thursday night at the film forum. The print looked spectacular -- clean of dirt, dust, scratches. They have done one hell of a job on the film. There was a hair in the...
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