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Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 02-21-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 17,327
Posted By davidlg1971
It's the reality of all filmmaking. How many...

It's the reality of all filmmaking. How many thetrical dramas exceed 2 hours? Not many. Everything has a fit runtime, based around budget, the amount of showings available in the cinema, the...
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 09-02-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 54,629
Posted By davidlg1971
Agreed. I watched the show in its debut on TV...

Agreed. I watched the show in its debut on TV all those years ago. (I vaguely recall that Firefly was the show that took over Dark Angel's timeslot.) While I liked Nathan Fillion as a comedic...
Forum: Wish Lists 09-02-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,624
Posted By davidlg1971
Well, it may come out in single seasons first,...

Well, it may come out in single seasons first, but a complete set is inevitable. The shame of it is it will be cropped to 16x9, just like the current HD broadcasts.

Myself, I'm happy enough with...
Forum: Movies 09-02-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,540
Posted By davidlg1971
Top 10 (not in order) Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid...

Top 10 (not in order)
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
Monty Python & the Holy Grail
A Fish Called Wanda
Chasing Amy
The Jerk
Airplane
Austin Powers
Anchorman
Galaxy Quest
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 08-26-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,708
Posted By davidlg1971
Agreed. Nowadays, most great films are...

Agreed.

Nowadays, most great films are either on BD already or will be at some point.

But many aren't. Also, most of the best TV shows of the past 40 years are only available via DVD. And for...
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 08-26-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 44,506
Posted By davidlg1971
I liked Ferrell well enough on Saturday Night...

I liked Ferrell well enough on Saturday Night Live in the mid-90s, but I avoided his films, like most SNLers. But I saw Anchorman half asleep on an overseas flight, and was laughing out loud on the...
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 08-18-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 54,629
Posted By davidlg1971
Definitely read the High-Def Digest review...

Definitely read the High-Def Digest review (http://bluray.highdefdigest.com/1271/firefly.html) - it makes a good case for buying it.

It also details one salient fact about the video quality: ...
Forum: Wish Lists 08-18-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By davidlg1971
Agreed. I have the Christopher Reeve DVD...

Agreed.

I have the Christopher Reeve DVD collection, and it's pretty cool. I'd love to see a Blu-Ray Superman Anthology along the lines of the Batman Anthology. It's just a wonderful set,...
Forum: Wish Lists 08-18-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By davidlg1971
Really? That kind of...sucks. A lot of films...

Really? That kind of...sucks. A lot of films include the original mono/stereo mixes for folks that like the original sounds. Do you know why they won't include it going forward?

Personally, I...
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 08-18-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,940
Posted By davidlg1971
Actually, it was Fawcett comics. And DC did not...

Actually, it was Fawcett comics. And DC did not sue them into bankruptcy. In fact a 1948 ruling was made in Fawcett's favor - not DC's. And that because Fawcett uncovered the fact that DC was...
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 08-18-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 23,437
Posted By davidlg1971
Sure, creators have bent over backwards in recent...

Sure, creators have bent over backwards in recent decades, trying to come up with good explanations for Robin. There's the familial (brotherhood / foster son) explanation, and the one that goes that...
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 08-18-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,058
Views: 172,080
Posted By davidlg1971
Strawman argument, pal. That's not what I said. ...

Strawman argument, pal. That's not what I said. In fact I used these exact words:

"That said, the higher resolution helps out, especially in brightly-lit scenes. Some shots here and there will...
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 08-18-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 23,437
Posted By davidlg1971
Robin is one of those concepts that works well in...

Robin is one of those concepts that works well in children's fiction. In creating him, they had two purposes in mind: To create a point of view character for young people, to make Batman a little...
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 08-18-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,940
Posted By davidlg1971
That's pretty funny. Y'know, while I grew up...

That's pretty funny.

Y'know, while I grew up a comics fan, I was never big into Captain Marvel, maybe except the TV show. He always struck me as a 2nd-rate Superman.

But I actually prefer the...
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 08-18-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 2,058
Views: 172,080
Posted By davidlg1971
I only have seasons 1 & 2 on BD, so my advice is...

I only have seasons 1 & 2 on BD, so my advice is based on that:

Galactica on BD isn't really much of a visual upgrade over DVD. The show, especially early on, was shot in soft focus, or in...
Forum: Wish Lists 08-16-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 65,353
Posted By davidlg1971
I hope that if they do it, they do it right -...

I hope that if they do it, they do it right - rescan the 35mm film and rebuild the shots. I agree the original model work should be kept. But I wonder if it will - Paramount might want to cash in...
Forum: Wish Lists 08-16-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 15,128
Posted By davidlg1971
This will happen at some point - the transfer is...

This will happen at some point - the transfer is apparently already done. When the remastered DVD set was released, producer Don Bluth gave an interview mentioning it had been mastered for hi-def as...
Forum: General Chat 08-16-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,097
Posted By davidlg1971
I largely agree with you. I have shows like...

I largely agree with you. I have shows like Bones, Mad Men, Seinfeld and the Sopranos on DVD. And will probably not upgrade them to BD at any point soon.

But keep in mind that this forum is aimed...
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 08-12-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By davidlg1971
I think I know what you're talking about. For...

I think I know what you're talking about. For example:

http://www.amazon.com/Star-Trek-VIII...1654553&sr=1-6...
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 07-26-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 51,498
Posted By davidlg1971
This is wisdom. It's about the quality of...

This is wisdom.

It's about the quality of the film or TV show; without that, PQ and AQ mean very little. So does the medium.

Blu-Ray is important because it's the best medium available to...
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 07-26-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 21,307
Posted By davidlg1971
I agree. Our Sopranos DVDs were watched mostly...

I agree. Our Sopranos DVDs were watched mostly just once. And we haven't seen them in 4-5 years now.

I don't know about Mad Men, though. I've got seasons 1 and 2 on DVD ( which look...
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 07-26-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,644
Views: 305,066
Posted By davidlg1971
Exactly. VHS lasted over 20 years before being...

Exactly. VHS lasted over 20 years before being overtaken by DVD in sales.

DVD will probably last 15 years before being overtaken by Blu-Ray*.

Technology only accelerates.


*Assuming that...
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 07-26-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,293
Posted By davidlg1971
100% agreed. As a kid, I hated westerns. But...

100% agreed. As a kid, I hated westerns. But Butch and Sundance used to come on KTVU Channel 2 here in the San Francisco bay area almost every holiday. I remember the whole family getting in front...
Forum: Movie Polls 07-24-2010, 05:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,598
Posted By davidlg1971
I voted for Amadeus. Quite possibly the best...

I voted for Amadeus. Quite possibly the best biographical film ever made.

The 20 best 1980s films that I actually saw *in* the 80s:

The Right Stuff
The Untouchables
Breaker Morant
Gillipoli...
Forum: Blu-ray Movies - North America 07-16-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 23,437
Posted By davidlg1971
Hmm..high standards over here pal, and I in fact...

Hmm..high standards over here pal, and I in fact loved GL First Flight. It's my 2nd or 3rd-favorite of the DC animated flicks, after Superman-Batman: Public Enemies and New Frontier. It's not...
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