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Re: Movie

Postby PensFanInDC on Fri Jan 11, 2013 12:19 pm

canaan wrote:
Letang Is The Truth wrote:
canaan wrote:http://moviebarcode.tumblr.com/page/1

this would be cool for prints


i dont get it

the images that make the film are compressed into a single line and smashed together to make a representation of the color palette that defines the film.

if that makes sense.



Aaaaaand they did Salo. As if seeing it once wasn't enough.
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Re: Movie

Postby tifosi77 on Fri Jan 11, 2013 2:35 pm

pittsoccer33 wrote:I've wondered why Sony, kings of proprietary technologies (well they could rival Apple) never started putting SDDS into their receivers and onto their DVDs. They never tried to get it into the home.

I think the big issue for that was that it created 8 discrete audio channels - five 'stage', stereo surround, low freq effects (LFE). While I personally much preferred having more channels behind the image for smoother panning, only something like 5% or 6% of the films that had SDDS soundtracks actually made use of all eight audio channels; most were straight up 5.1 mixes, as the vast majority of theaters that installed SDDS decoders didn't go to the additional (and substantial) expense of adding more speakers behind the screens and more power amps in the backline. Sony stopped making new encoders and decoders about ten years ago.

The overall audio quality wasn't that good (5:1 compression, low bit rate) with SDDS, but the expansion of the soundstage with the two extra screen channels was pretty impressive. The only two 8-channel SDDS mixes I ever experienced were "Star Wars Episode I" and "Black Hawk Down", both extremely good examples of film sound in general. And both films were top notch presentations in world-class theaters.
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Re: Movie

Postby MRandall25 on Fri Jan 11, 2013 6:18 pm

Jurassic Park
Just announced! JURASSIC PARK 4 is coming to theaters on June 13, 2014! What do you hope to see in this new sequel?


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Re: Movie

Postby pittsoccer33 on Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:12 pm

have you seen a film with dolby atmos yet tif? ill be looking forward to your report
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Re: Movie

Postby FreeCandy44 on Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:20 pm

MRandall25 wrote:
Jurassic Park
Just announced! JURASSIC PARK 4 is coming to theaters on June 13, 2014! What do you hope to see in this new sequel?


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Re: Movie

Postby MRandall25 on Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:26 pm

Don't know what they'll do to make it better, but anything could be better than JPIII.

I am interested to see which, if any, dinos they add.
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Re: Movie

Postby Eismann on Fri Jan 11, 2013 11:12 pm

Eismann wrote:
eddysnake wrote:
shafnutz05 wrote:I finally watched Gattaca for the first time. Wow...what a powerful, awesome movie. Loved absolutely everything about it.

I forgot all about that movie, gonna add it to my queue, thanks


I've had it dvrrrrrd forever. Need to make time to watch. Hawke and B. Kiddo getting it done.


Excellent. Terrific story told with elegant paucity of dialogue and action.
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Re: Movie

Postby meecrofilm on Sat Jan 12, 2013 6:17 pm

Re: Django

Troy Loney wrote:
Spoiler:
I get what your saying and remember thinking the same thing, especially when Leo was all excited about entertaining him with the German speaking slave girl. I think the idea is just that Leo never would have accepted their visit if they weren't in the Mandingo business. Basically they needed the Mandingo angle to get their foot in the door.


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Yeah, that's what King pretty much explains to Django beforehand -- he knows about him and he knows he wouldn't entertain them if that were their sole goal. Plus I don't think they ever planned on spending a dime there.

And also, gotta say, even though I thought it was a good, but not great movie, the bag scene seriously had me in stitches. So damn funny.
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Re: Movie

Postby the wicked child on Sat Jan 12, 2013 7:07 pm

Finally got around to watching Taken. Good, not great. About halfway through Iron Man. Enjoying it so far.
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Re: Movie

Postby the wicked child on Sat Jan 12, 2013 10:44 pm

Iron Man was good. Just have to watch Thor and The Incredible Hulk now and I'll be caught up on all the "Avengers" movies...
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Re: Movie

Postby meecrofilm on Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:18 am

It's always fun to get away from camp, even for an hour.
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Re: Movie

Postby Froggy on Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:21 am

meecrofilm wrote:It's always fun to get away from camp, even for an hour.


I'm picking up my baby tonight
Though her daddy's making trouble
It will be alright
I'm working hard, I don't know why
I'm like a working class dog
And I just get by
Tonight I'm crawling out from in it
And though we're livin' on the brink
Second by second by minute by minute

Love Is Alright Tonight
We're gonna be alright
Love Is Alright
Love Is Alright Tonight
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Re: Movie

Postby Eismann on Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:36 am

Couple horror flics that, while not elite, actually surprisingly held water. Hunger and, believe it or not, Hostel III. Both easily could have lost it, but actually had me until their ends.
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Re: Movie

Postby Spangler on Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:43 am

MRandall25 wrote:Don't know what they'll do to make it better, but anything could be better than JPIII.

I am interested to see which, if any, dinos they add.


The 1st movie can never be topped imo.

The mystery of entering into a new world, like in JP1, is lost in any subsequent movies. Ultimately I think it's one of the big reason's JP was so good.

Not to mention every dinosaur will be totally CGI, and will look totally fake, unlike the animatronic dinosaur sequences in the original.
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Re: Movie

Postby Allegheny66 on Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:51 am

Just saw slingblade last night. Great movie. Any similar ones?
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Re: Movie

Postby Pavel Bure on Sun Jan 13, 2013 5:52 am

Spangler wrote:
MRandall25 wrote:Don't know what they'll do to make it better, but anything could be better than JPIII.

I am interested to see which, if any, dinos they add.


The 1st movie can never be topped imo.

The mystery of entering into a new world, like in JP1, is lost in any subsequent movies. Ultimately I think it's one of the big reason's JP was so good.

Not to mention every dinosaur will be totally CGI, and will look totally fake, unlike the animatronic dinosaur sequences in the original.

What? The majority of dinos were CGI in the first.
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Re: Movie

Postby Spangler on Sun Jan 13, 2013 2:00 pm

Yeah, but they also mixed in the animatronics for some of the scenes.
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Re: Movie

Postby MRandall25 on Sun Jan 13, 2013 2:05 pm

Wasn't the T-Rex purely animatronics, or at least the majority of it?
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Re: Movie

Postby Lt. Dish on Sun Jan 13, 2013 2:56 pm

Saw The Iron Lady this past weekend. The movie was ehh, but Meryl Streep's total and complete ownage made it worth it.
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Re: Movie

Postby Pavel Bure on Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:22 pm

MRandall25 wrote:Wasn't the T-Rex purely animatronics, or at least the majority of it?

Shots containing just the Rex's head were animatronics. Every other shot was CGI. CGI in general has gotten MUCH worse in the sake of "realism" IMO.
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Re: Movie

Postby MRandall25 on Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:25 pm



They did have an entire body (and I just wanted an excuse to post that video)
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Re: Movie

Postby Pavel Bure on Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:34 pm

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/forums/ ... l-happened

Decent article. Post article whatever
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Re: Movie

Postby eddysnake on Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:36 pm

Maybe it was the 2nd,but one of them, they had to build sets around the dinosaurs because they weighed so much
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Re: Movie

Postby the wicked child on Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:43 pm

Just watched The Incredible Hulk. Like Captain America, thought it was good, not great.

One complaint about these Marvel movies however:
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It seems like in every movie, the hero is so strong that the only thing that can stand against them is the same technology... kind of starting to get old to me.
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Re: Movie

Postby Froggy on Sun Jan 13, 2013 4:16 pm

the wicked child wrote:Just watched The Incredible Hulk. Like Captain America, thought it was good, not great.

One complaint about these Marvel movies however:
Spoiler:
It seems like in every movie, the hero is so strong that the only thing that can stand against them is the same technology... kind of starting to get old to me.


Spoiler:
yeah, i get that. iron man fights 2 evil iron men, cap fights an evil guy with the same powers, thor fights an evil asgardian, hulk fights an evil hulk... the mandarin looks a bit different in Iron Man 3, at least.
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