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#1 of 11 OFFLINE   Xavier Roy-Bois

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Posted July 24 2006 - 12:49 PM

I can't believe noboby have seen this before !

The reviews are out since last week...




Look's like SAHARA is currently THE HD-DVD to own ...

Too bad SKY CAPTAIN have a sound level problem a la first WARNER discs... and bad DTS-HD packaging !

Can"t wait to hear DD+ and DTHD at their full resolution !

Bring us HDMI 1.3 equipped receivers fast !!!

#2 of 11 OFFLINE   Mark Zimmer

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Posted July 25 2006 - 03:08 AM

My reviews of three of the initial four are up:

Sky Captain (I didn't note any audio problems--it sounded plenty solid to me)

Tomb Raider:


My Sleepy Hollow review will most likely be live Thursday.

And, it should be noted, all three of these contain exclusive HD trailers for the features, which were omitted on the standard releases. Paramount is learning!

#3 of 11 OFFLINE   Ed St. Clair

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Posted July 25 2006 - 07:45 AM

Thanks for the links, people!
Movies are: "The Greatest Artform".
HD should be for EVERYONE!

#4 of 11 OFFLINE   Steve Tannehill

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Posted July 26 2006 - 12:28 AM

I posted reviews at http://www.hdtvresource.com , although life was too short to say much about Tomb Raider, which is the second worst movie I've seen this year based on a video game.

- Steve

#5 of 11 OFFLINE   Mark Zimmer

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Posted July 26 2006 - 03:23 AM

Hey, Steve! Great to see you back in action again. I still miss DVD Resource--I don't know that I would have ever gotten into this without you.

#6 of 11 OFFLINE   DaViD Boulet

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Posted July 26 2006 - 03:31 AM

thanks for the thread!
Be an Original Aspect Ratio Advocate

Supporter of 1080p24 video and lossless 24 bit audio.

#7 of 11 OFFLINE   Roger Mathus

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Posted July 29 2006 - 05:37 AM

Have the three Paramount HD DVD releases scheduled for August 1 been delayed or cancelled?

Four Brothers (Paramount)
The Manchurian Candidate (Paramount)
We Were Soldiers (Paramount)

They appear to have been removed from the AMAZON web site.

#8 of 11 OFFLINE   AaronSCH


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Posted July 29 2006 - 08:29 AM

Nope, they actually hit the Best Buy shelf early. I picked up all three Friday night. Each was priced at $24.99 and that was quite a surprise. It was worth the few extra bucks to have them in my hands this weekend. A couple of friends are coming over for a high definition double-feature. Amazon is just way too slow with its HD DVD shipping at this point. I guess that is actually terrific news since demand must be well above expectations.

#9 of 11 OFFLINE   Mark Zimmer

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Posted July 29 2006 - 03:28 PM

Heads up: MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE looks fabulous---the razor sharp WOW effect people have been wanting in HD DVD.

WE WERE SOLDIERS has an incredible audio mix.

Both very highly recommended. More details in my reviews Monday.

#10 of 11 OFFLINE   Mattias_ka


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Posted July 29 2006 - 05:23 PM

Are there ANY good reviewer that are using a good 1080P front projection display like the Ruby or like that? I mainly are reading reviews on 1280x720 FP or on smaller RP DLP's.

#11 of 11 OFFLINE   Sam Posten

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Posted July 29 2006 - 05:47 PM

WOAH WOAH WOAH!!!!! STEVE T is back and nobody told us!?!?!?! Thats great news Steve, just bookmarked your site!


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