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Old 06-28-2016, 02:47 PM   #2261
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Killer Bob is very freaky. I still can't watch the end of the Season 2 premiere
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My vote for worst horror in a Lynch movie goes to the end of FIRE WALK WITH ME. They built a whole series around the end of that movie but it always surprises and traumatises me when it happens.
Worst as in best right?

Yeah, Fire Walk With Me surprised me too on a 3rd watch I think - its downright scary once it gets going and really unsettling.
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Having some issues with my Mulholland Drive bluray.
The grain in the film seems to pulsate and I notice vertical lines in the grain structure. Is this a defective disc or an issue with compression? I haven't found anything online.
Otherwise the image is amazing.
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Old 11-17-2016, 01:59 AM   #2264
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Having some issues with my Mulholland Drive bluray.
The grain in the film seems to pulsate and I notice vertical lines in the grain structure. Is this a defective disc or an issue with compression? I haven't found anything online.
Otherwise the image is amazing.
I believe this question arose before in here.

Is your sharpness setting cranked up?
Try turning it down.
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Old 11-17-2016, 02:29 AM   #2265
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Having some issues with my Mulholland Drive bluray.
The grain in the film seems to pulsate and I notice vertical lines in the grain structure. Is this a defective disc or an issue with compression? I haven't found anything online.
Otherwise the image is amazing.
I've watched it a few times now and I find it to be a flawless transfer.
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Old 11-17-2016, 09:11 AM   #2266
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Having some issues with my Mulholland Drive bluray.
The grain in the film seems to pulsate and I notice vertical lines in the grain structure. Is this a defective disc or an issue with compression? I haven't found anything online.
Otherwise the image is amazing.
Your screen isn't set up properly

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It's hard to say from photos, but it looks like your Sharpness is set too high. There are MPEG basis patterns visible in the grain structure in the encode when viewed on a monitor setup, but they shouldn't be anywhere near as apparent as that. (In fact, in that particular shot, I don't see any compression issues, but your TV is absolutely sharpening up the grain).
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Old 11-28-2016, 01:06 AM   #2267
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I believe this question arose before in here.

Is your sharpness setting cranked up?
Try turning it down.
It was at 70%, I'll try turning it down and write my findings.
Thanks very much for the response!
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It was at 70%, I'll try turning it down and write my findings.
Thanks very much for the response!
Yeah. Try setting it at 30 or below.
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It was at 70%, I'll try turning it down and write my findings.
Thanks very much for the response!
That's way too high. Most TV's by default have their sharpness turned up too high. My TV defaults to 25 out of 50 and it needs to be set to 0 to show correct sharpness. Check out the link below and scroll down to the sharpness section. It has patterns to use on the TV which you can put on a USB.

http://www.rtings.com/tv/learn/how-to-calibrate-your-tv
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It was at 70%, I'll try turning it down and write my findings.
Thanks very much for the response!
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Yeah. Try setting it at 30 or below.
For blu-rays, try Zero setting, so all you're seeing is the sharpness of the actual encode, not what your TV is adding to it. Sharpness is something you can raise slightly (like 25-30, as eiknarf says) when watching SD content.

Best is if you use some kind of calibration utility to adjust your settings, but this is a good start.
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Old 11-28-2016, 04:44 PM   #2271
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That's way too high. Most TV's by default have their sharpness turned up too high. My TV defaults to 25 out of 50 and it needs to be set to 0 to show correct sharpness. Check out the link below and scroll down to the sharpness section. It has patterns to use on the TV which you can put on a USB.

http://www.rtings.com/tv/learn/how-to-calibrate-your-tv
Excellent! Thanks for the link! I'll do some adjustments and see how that effects the image quality.
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Old 11-28-2016, 05:42 PM   #2272
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Excellent! Thanks for the link! I'll do some adjustments and see how that effects the image quality.
Also check the settings of your bluray player, Sony and Samsung have hard to find picture settings like brightness/contrast/sharpness that may mess with your image as well.
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Old 11-28-2016, 06:46 PM   #2273
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Also check the settings of your bluray player, Sony and Samsung have hard to find picture settings like brightness/contrast/sharpness that may mess with your image as well.
Ok great, thanks! I'll double check tonight.
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