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PostPosted: 10 Dec 2011, 05:57 
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Just watched X-men.....AGAIN...... ! ! !
Screamers as well.....GOTTA LOVE PHILIP K. DICK inspired movies !!!
Been awhile since Blade Runner has been dusted off, just have to decide which version !?!
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PostPosted: 10 Dec 2011, 23:33 
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Just condemned myself. I watched "You Can't Stop the Music". Thankfully that movie never had a US LD release. Got it on DVD because the LD player is still broken. When I get another player, the first LD I'm going to watch is going to be "A Clockwork Orange".
  
 
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My cat, Onyx is watching Art of Tom & Jerry, The: Volume I [ML102682].

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Trying to pick up a trick or two?
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Watched the first disc of Green Legend Ran this weekend (PILA-1130A). Pioneer had some beautiful box sets.

Also watched the first disc of The Hakkenden (PILA-1191A). Planning to watch the entire series over my Christmas vacation.
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PostPosted: 12 Dec 2011, 10:54 
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I watched Princess Mononoke for the first time yesterday on Film4. Glad I finally managed to catch it.
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PostPosted: 12 Dec 2011, 13:15 
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Over the last two nights...

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/kk29 ... 300133.jpg

http://www.lddb.com/laserdisc/10237/LV2 ... ng's-(1995)

Ah, that mid 90's CGI, you just have to love it!
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can anyone recomend what I should watch this weekend?

http://www.lddb.com/collection.php?acti ... sort=title

I should also have Tank Girl, Lost World DTS and Cyndi Lauper in Paris soon not sure if I have all three yet since I'm still at school and unfortunately can't have my LDs with me
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Watched Beverly Hills Cop 3 last night. I went through the trilogy in the last 2 wks. In terms of the movies, I liked the first one the best (3rd one the least). Picture quality was best on BHC3. I think by the end of the series Eddie Murphy was entering his slump,.... to bad he hasn't climbed out of it.
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Just got done watching The Edge, starring Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin. OK movie but kicking AC-3 track. The house was rockin'
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Just finished off Bedknobs & Broomsticks: Special Edition (1971) [8469 AS]. Used to watch this movie all the time when I was a kid. Haven't seen it in years though, so it was a nice walk down memory lane.
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PostPosted: 15 Dec 2011, 16:55 
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Just finished off Bedknobs & Broomsticks: Special Edition (1971) [8469 AS]. Used to watch this movie all the time when I was a kid. Haven't seen it in years though, so it was a nice walk down memory lane.


I have not seen that in ages!!!! How was the PQ on the LD BR?
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PostPosted: 15 Dec 2011, 22:17 
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:lol: Ilike it. Cat watching Tom & Jerry one of my fav cartoons loaded with loads of laughs.
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Been playing some sound highlight moments from Oscar winning best sound The Last of The Mohicans (1992) ntsc laserdisc.

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Frequency waterfall direct from RCA laserdisc player Pioneer DVL-909, chapter 10, 46m : 53s scout running with message.
Nice score alone with tightly placed sound effects editing.

Sub bass transducers send cool lows though seat bucket at certain tones while other low tones travel up the seat back.
Bass mid across the fronts plays loudly, occasional along with dialogue and sound-effects panning the Trevor Jones and Randy Edelman, provides an exciting score with deep lows.

The waterfall scene is bit of rumble track that reminds of Earthquake (1974) sensurround. Most of the lows that I have noticed don’t go far below 30Hz on high level. To some bass-heads would be grumbling but then again this, waterfall program wasn’t around much less anyone doing waterfalls around 1992 to post on the internet.

The program is rather neat to see what frequency response and levels are doing.

As for a laserdisc picture its fine for viewing.

I don’t like the subtitling being changed and placed below the image in the black boarder area.

At the end of the film there is basic matrix surround test with voicing over LCRS followed by LCRS pink noise. Ideally all channels should produce the same tone frequency response and SPL db loudness. Afterwards follows a 1 KHz sine wave with colour test-card. Well the tone is around 1.09929 KHz
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PostPosted: 17 Dec 2011, 09:23 
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Been playing some sound highlight moments from Oscar winning best sound The Last of The Mohicans (1992) ntsc laserdisc.

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Frequency waterfall direct from RCA laserdisc player Pioneer DVL-909, chapter 10, 46m : 53s scout running with message.
Nice score alone with tightly placed sound effects editing.

Sub bass transducers send cool lows though seat bucket at certain tones while other low tones travel up the seat back.
Bass mid across the fronts plays loudly, occasional along with dialogue and sound-effects panning the Trevor Jones and Randy Edelman, provides an exciting score with deep lows.

The waterfall scene is bit of rumble track that reminds of Earthquake (1974) sensurround. Most of the lows that I have noticed don’t go far below 30Hz on high level. To some bass-heads would be grumbling but then again this, waterfall program wasn’t around much less anyone doing waterfalls around 1992 to post on the internet.

The program is rather neat to see what frequency response and levels are doing.

As for a laserdisc picture its fine for viewing.

I don’t like the subtitling being changed and placed below the image in the black boarder area.

At the end of the film there is basic matrix surround test with voicing over LCRS followed by LCRS pink noise. Ideally all channels should produce the same tone frequency response and SPL db loudness. Afterwards follows a 1 KHz sine wave with colour test-card. Well the tone is around 1.09929 KHz

It would be interesting to see how the THX disc measures up. This LD is one of my favorites since you the Irish music at the end was removed in the director's cut.
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 Post subject: Re: What have you been watching?
PostPosted: 17 Dec 2011, 09:28 
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Watched Daughters of Darkness: Special Edition (1971) (Uncut) [RGL9622] last night and Morrissey: Live in Dallas (1991) [38305-6] tonight.
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Finally got and watched a copy of Ghostbusters Criterion Special Edition. The cut scenes and storyboards are great!
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I have the 20th Anniversary THX region 2 and last year brought the region 1 DVD after getting feed up with PAL 4% speed-up. The DVD Dolby digital discrete mix is by far the nearest I would say to the 70mm release over the quad-Alien-box-set and the same used for the lousy cheep bluray which has poorly cropped framing and left-right front centre/phantom mixed on top of the centre discrete SIGH, don’t waste your money on the bluray its not worth it!

As for the laserdisc the framing is a bit off from the 20th Anniversary edition. The CAV laserdisc is still watchable and does included an extra musical like score in the film which isn’t on any of the DVD releases. Its the scene where the acid burns though the ship and they crew find it wearing off on the lower level, while looking up Parker notices it and there is wining like strings of score playing which isn’t on the DVD and doubtful the bluray.

I’m not sure if this was heard on the Alien late night show that I saw many years ago as it was only presented in mono. As the print didn’t have Dolby track I assume to the lack of some cinemas not having Dolby stereo at the time, and the projectionist had the film playing at fader “10” if I can recall back to 1990, late night show at the ABC screen 2 Bournemouth, Aliens played in Dolby Stereo A-type which was exciting listening fun, too bad about Alien.

Film is still playing at this, time and its time for side change as disc 1 sdies 1/2 is nearing the end.
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PostPosted: 17 Dec 2011, 18:11 
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Nearing the end of the end credits on CAV side 4 I noticed sparkles of colours that can only mean one thing! This Alien has short lifespan.

I haven’t been watching the other sides fully though just listening to it playing in the background living room as I’m in the bedroom.

I’ll have to quickly re-view over it and check sides 1 2 3 and 4 though again special extras features are sides 5 and 6 and I haven’t gotten around to watching them again.

I’m also finding snags finding this on LDD under catalogue number 1090-85.
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Event Horizon (1997) [LV334823-WS] and it is a pile. I don't know if it my specific disc but the image is soft and the AC-3 track is muddy and poorly mixed.
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