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Forum: DVD Talk
01-07-05, 03:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,626
Posted By dfriend

Plenty of amazing quality HD has been seen on...

Plenty of amazing quality HD has been seen on network TV and pay movie TV (along with some bad :(), and that's MPEG2 at 19Mbps or less. Higher bitrate and/or advanced codecs will only improve that....
Forum: DVD Talk
01-07-05, 03:36 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,703
Posted By dfriend

Sooner than I expected. Quality on these...

Sooner than I expected.

Quality on these initial releases I doubt will be as bad as initial DVD. The same learning that has made DVDs better over the years will translate to the HD formats. ...
Forum: DVD Talk
11-08-04, 02:43 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 23,129
Posted By dfriend

Pointclick baby!

Many free DVDs and other electronics stuff. Got original (non-5 star) Die Hard set and James Bond Vol 2 I think virtually free. Plus over $600 in cash.
Forum: DVD Bargains
11-01-04, 11:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,761
Posted By dfriend

Yes I got a coupon for re-up too. I was pretty...

Yes I got a coupon for re-up too. I was pretty sure they'd re-up me for free if I didn't pay the $10 but if they didn't I wasn't going to cry over it. I never planned to pay the $10 and I was sure...
Forum: DVD Talk
10-13-04, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,823
Posted By dfriend

I think many movies, at least "big title" ones,...

I think many movies, at least "big title" ones, DO get a separate home theater mix, they just don't advertise it as an extra. There have been many articles in mags about the studios and technology...
Forum: DVD Talk
10-04-04, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,991
Posted By dfriend

Re: Re: Untouchables SE: Anyone watch it yet?

Me too. Even at $9-$10 on release day, it's not worth a double dip if picture and audio are the same.
Forum: DVD Talk
09-23-04, 03:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,435
Posted By dfriend

I'd like to see Whiz Kids, which was about some...

I'd like to see Whiz Kids, which was about some dork and his friends who always solved crimes somehow using computers. About the 82-83 timeframe I guess.

Also there was a show called Merlin or...
07-21-04, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,176
Posted By dfriend

On my DLP projector with no overscan, in the...

On my DLP projector with no overscan, in the first scene where Hiltz is in the cooler, you can see a guy on the left side of the screen holding a boom mike up to the door. Kind of ruins it...
Forum: Store Forum
07-22-02, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,184
Posted By dfriend

I don't know what it is in my town or if we even...

I don't know what it is in my town or if we even have one. Hollywood Video is getting really lazy and basically only getting new, "big" releases. Virtually no catalog titles and very little in the...
Forum: DVD Talk
07-11-02, 04:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,062
Posted By dfriend

Agree... will enjoy an SE of this. If they're...

Agree... will enjoy an SE of this. If they're going to add the additional footage though, I would much prefer a branching version so we get a cleaned up version of the theatrical release too.

I...
Forum: Store Forum
12-12-01, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,231
Posted By dfriend

Best Buy has *never* had good prices on enough...

Best Buy has *never* had good prices on enough stuff where you could just walk in and get good deals. For some reason though, their occasional sale prices on big ticket discs has led some people to...
Forum: Store Forum
10-09-01, 11:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,321
Posted By dfriend

My local Best Buy has a pretty wide selection:...

My local Best Buy has a pretty wide selection: Criterions, lots of Anime, tins/specials like Wicker Man and Heathers...

but they don't have Running Scared. What the hell? :)
Forum: Store Forum
10-02-01, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 731
Posted By dfriend

Actually, all I remember is getting hundreds of...

Actually, all I remember is getting hundreds of dollars of stuff very cheaply from them. :)
Forum: Store Forum
09-27-01, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By dfriend

Just wait a couple of weeks... they'll cancel it...

Just wait a couple of weeks... they'll cancel it for you when they finally decide they don't have it in stock and don't want to ship it to you.
Forum: Store Forum
08-17-01, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By dfriend

My Die Hard Ultimate set shipped early and I...

My Die Hard Ultimate set shipped early and I believe arrived the day after release or thereabouts... but my memory could be a little faulty.

They *do* ship early, but early enough? Not so sure...
06-26-01, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By dfriend

While not the greatest of all time, it does have...

While not the greatest of all time, it does have it's merits. I hated the movie for the longest time... it was played on HBO almost daily when I was in high school, constantly thwarting my efforts...
06-26-01, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By dfriend

Have to agree with posts here. Most of the...

Have to agree with posts here. Most of the reviews I read of the movie when it was in the theater were negative so we didn't go see it. It was definitely a solid rental though. The ending was very...
05-27-01, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By dfriend

Threads getting a bit old but I just watched this...

Threads getting a bit old but I just watched this the other day and wanted to add my 2 cents:

After being blown away by Supe I on DVD and very disappointed by Supe II, Supe III was surprisingly...
05-27-01, 12:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By dfriend

Yes the movies is awful but dear god, RENT THIS...

Yes the movies is awful but dear god, RENT THIS FILM. Get together with a friend or two and see how many times you laugh at the sheer idiocy. My wife and I had a pretty good time with it. :)
Forum: Store Forum
05-26-01, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,631
Posted By dfriend

"only cost my 20.99"? I consider that an awfully...

"only cost my 20.99"? I consider that an awfully high price. And as for expecting good service, for what they charge Suncoast should employ people with master's degrees in film history.
05-03-01, 06:51 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 39,780
Posted By dfriend

http://www.davesbox.net/dvd_covers I stuck a...

http://www.davesbox.net/dvd_covers

I stuck a TIFF of my double alpha cover for Boogie Nights Platinum in here. The back of the cover was a rush job so there's some clipping of the text, but hey,...
05-02-01, 06:42 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 39,780
Posted By dfriend

I have an Epson Stylus Photo 700 and use legal...

I have an Epson Stylus Photo 700 and use legal sized ink jet photo paper from Epson, i.e. it's special paper in that it has a coated side to print on, but it's not the heavy photo glossy. I'm fairly...
04-12-01, 06:50 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 41,662
Posted By dfriend

Uh, lessee... someone asked me a couple of...

Uh, lessee... someone asked me a couple of questions wayyy back up there: :)

Yes, I'm sure mine are the same discs BadAsh is reviewing. Ep 4 has "The New Hope" on it and it has subtitles that can...
04-10-01, 09:30 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 41,662
Posted By dfriend

Not to detract from BadAsh's review, but I got my...

Not to detract from BadAsh's review, but I got my discs today and am less than impressed at the quality. I've not watched them all but I watched about an hour of Star Wars and a couple of bits of...
Forum: Store Forum
03-28-01, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By dfriend

This is unfortunately how Amazon operates. ...

This is unfortunately how Amazon operates. Earliest they've shipped a disc is the day before release. A couple of times it's taken them up to an entire week before they ship it.
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