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Old 01-03-2010, 06:27 PM   #2241
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That was my first Blu Ray movie Andy. It is a good one to watch!

If you are into nature type things, check out the Planet Earth series on Blu Ray. It is the most amazing thing I have ever seen on a screen. I put it on in the background a lot on mute just for the amazing images.

Thanks for the tip, GB. The nature programs are some of the most dramatic visuals on HDTV. I'll look for it.
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Old 01-03-2010, 06:33 PM   #2242
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Heh! I use Planet Earth as background, too...or Star Wars. Many times I put beloved movies on so I can watch or not as the mood takes me and since the TV is around a corner from the kitchen, makes it easier to keep track if I need to be in the kitchen.
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Old 01-05-2010, 03:47 PM   #2243
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We watched Sherlock Holmes at home last night. Boring. In fact, most of my family, including myself fell asleep during most of the screening.
Glad I did not waste my money to go this this pos at the theatre.
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:02 PM   #2244
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We watched Sherlock Holmes at home last night. Boring. In fact, most of my family, including myself fell asleep during most of the screening.
Glad I did not waste my money to go this this pos at the theatre.
you watched a boot leg copy?
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:23 PM   #2245
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you watched a boot leg copy?
No, this was not a bootleg copy but an Academy screener we borrowed from a friend just for the night.
We get to borrow Academy screeners around this time every year leading up to the awards ceremony. We've watched a lot of bad movies so far this season and just a few good ones.
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:48 PM   #2246
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No, this was not a bootleg copy but an Academy screener we borrowed from a friend just for the night.
We get to borrow Academy screeners around this time every year leading up to the awards ceremony. We've watched a lot of bad movies so far this season and just a few good ones.
i used to sell movies. i have a few screeners myself. i hate the time counters arrg!!
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:51 PM   #2247
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We saw Sherlock Holmes and liked it - anything but boring, maybe being in the theater made a difference - oh yea and it was a Matinee, I can fall asleep to anything at night :)
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:52 PM   #2248
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We saw Sherlock Holmes and liked it - anything but boring, maybe being in the theater made a difference - oh yea and it was a Matinee, I can fall asleep to anything at night :)
Is it worth buying the dvd when it comes out?
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:57 PM   #2249
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I don't buy DVD's very often because I'm a netflix user - probalby only buy what I consider classic movies & Disney for the grand kids. For example we own Godfather, LA Confidential, John Wayne westerns - you get the idea.
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Old 01-05-2010, 05:25 PM   #2250
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I'm a Netflix user also and I like it, mostly for the on-demand streaming videos. I mainly enjoy watching independent films.

As far as buying dvd's, my wife buys them, all of them bootleg, mainly because they are cheap, widely available with current releases, and they come to you selling these. Can't beat the cost and convenience factor.
I constantly remind my wife that bootleg dvd's hurt the industry and that's not a good thing. She can also go to jail for that. She buys them anyway.
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