Supposedly a flagship player (back when it was first released), it is now the source of my nearly-endless frustrations. Is it because better models have come out and there is very little tech support? My previous frustrations were limited to select Fox titles: Predators, Moulin Rouge!, Percy Jackson, and even the Star Wars Saga to name a few. Now, it's coming from recent Warner TV shows: Fringe and The Vampire Diaries. I watched Nikita but it didn't have any problems. The discs start up, then just stops while the player's display shows 0000000 (time code). The firmware is upgraded (no upgrades since March 2011 according to Oppo's website). I have BD-Live turned off. I disconnected the wireless bridge (which is discontinued). And my persistent storage is empty. I try ejecting the disc, then reinserting it. I turn the player off, then turn it back on. I have to do this for 15-30 minutes before it decides it will play. It's not a defective player because other discs play fine, even those with BD-Live features on them and with BD-Live capabilities turned on for my player. Does anyone else have issues with this player and these titles/studios? Other players? I am not placing blame solely on Oppo. The studios in question may be putting features on their discs that aren't meshing with my player. I guess I'm from old-school where I like everything on the disc. I don't want the fancy features that require BD-Live or an internet connection, but that's "progress" I guess. It's being reported that physical media is on its way out. Well, if things like this keep happening, I will stop buying physical media (and help with making that statement come true) and quit watching altogether and save me money, time and health watching all these movies and TV shows; this is an awesome DVD-A and SA-CD player though. I won't stream for reasons stated (too much "buffering", slow bandwidth, etc.). It's a conspiracy! They all got my money!