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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 9:17 am 
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Titanic
Hero (Jet Li)
Any of the LOTR or Hobbit movies


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 9:55 am 
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My go to test movie for audio as well as video is "Sucker Punch". A great soundtrack with non stop action and chicks with guns. 8)

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 10:24 am 
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What I would like is a list of 7.1 Blurays...Any links people can suggest?


How about Transformers Extinction. It's 7.1 Amos to boot, but even without the Atmos receiver, it sounds good on 7.1.

Great for the big screen :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 10:41 am 
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Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon. The bamboo scene would be impressive on a screen that size.

Do you have it hooked up to a gaming console? If so, try the game called Journey. It's quite beautiful and has a great soundtrack.

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Avengers
Both Thor and Captain America movies
Battle L.A. (subwoofer or equivalent MANDATORY)
Guardians of the Galaxy (out soon if not already)
Lord of the Rings...extended editions
Prometheus (beautiful...if not plot perfect...
...and definitely yes: Sucker Punch.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 12:46 pm 
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Do you have it hooked up to a gaming console? If so, try the game called Journey. It's quite beautiful and has a great soundtrack.



Actually I am using it for movies only to save on the bulbs. I have all the gaming consoles except the Wii (Ps3 Ps4 XBone 360). I might try it though...damn Uncharted is coming on Ps4 and that is a must play/see....better order more bulbs :roll:


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 12:51 pm 
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Anything with Giant monsters and crappy plotlines. I'm talking the new Godzilla, Pacific rim, the new transformers movie...


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In terms of full professional calibration, it is around $4 to 5 hundred. Expensive, but worth it in my mind. The fellow I used spent several hours adjusting the service menus and the TV looks way better. An absolute must on a projector in my mind. PM me if you would like the name of the guy who did mine.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 2:26 pm 
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My go to movies for HT are:

Master & Commander
Gladiator
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Battleship (crap movie but cant beat big ass ship w huge guns!)


Couldn't agree more. It breaks the basic rule of action movies. What is the rule? Something/ someone has to be blown up, killed, beat up, blown up, run over, destroyed or blown up in the first 5 to 10 minutes. If not, they are trying to go for plot and that NEVER works in action movies.

Did I mention the blowing up? :wink:



I agree crap movie, but it was entertaining. Nothing blows up in the first 5 minutes, but I think the Burrito Scene made up for it :lol:


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In Battleship nothing blows up for over 40 minutes! LAME! The rest of the blowing up was impressive, but come on 45 minutes of useless talking?!? What were they thinking?

Ok, there is one action movie that breaks the rule and still is good in my mind: Taken. Minor breaking of bones in first 5 minutes, then nothing for 30. After that non-stop killing...action heaven! :wink: :lol:


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Transformers Extinction is probably the current HT audio/video benchmark. It definitely has the best 3D I've seen so far, at least on my TV (Sony W950B).


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In terms of full professional calibration, it is around $4 to 5 hundred


Thanks for the info Vinyl Guy. For this projector, I will leave as is as I got it used. A bit dim right now, but I'll wait till the bulb burns out and see if she' ok. If not then I'll wait till I upgrade....did I say the forbidden word?? :shock: Much appreciated and I'll definitely let you know. I'm sure it is more than worth it, but not for this projector as it will cost as much as the used Sony. Just using this one to learn the ropes and then the next one I will do it for sure (need to upgrade to a better screen as well).

Watched Oblivion...Not a bad movie but the picture was excellent!!


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