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The Lion King 3D: Diamond Edition Blu-ray Review

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#121 of 132 OFFLINE   ScottJH


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Posted October 07 2011 - 03:07 AM

Would love to win!!

#122 of 132 OFFLINE   MyMilkshake



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Posted October 07 2011 - 07:53 AM

I hope That I win this. I skipped seeing in the theater, since I really didn't want to see in 3-D. 2-D is fine enough for me. Although having the 3-D wouldn't hurt either. :D

#123 of 132 OFFLINE   Craig Beam

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Posted October 07 2011 - 09:33 AM

I haven't been able to pick this up.. my wife lost her job two weeks ago, so money is impossibly tight. So... yeah, I'd love to win it for her, since it's one of her favorites.

#124 of 132 OFFLINE   Adam Gregorich

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Posted October 08 2011 - 05:56 AM

Congratulations to Jason, David Deeb and Brisby (Robert)

I'll send a PM asking for your address.  If I don't get a response by 10/14 I will re-draw for your prize.

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#125 of 132 OFFLINE   Brisby


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Posted October 08 2011 - 06:49 AM

Wow, I didn't expect to win. :D

#126 of 132 OFFLINE   Bryan Tuck

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Posted October 08 2011 - 03:33 PM

Congrats, guys! And thanks to Adam for holding the contest!
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#127 of 132 OFFLINE   Felix Martinez

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Posted October 09 2011 - 07:17 AM

Finally saw it and it is indeed a beautiful looking disc. However, I do miss the theatrical 5.1 mix, which was included on the previous DVD release. I could not find it on the Blu-ray; is it indeed missing? I find the home theater mix (which I think the Blu-ray 7.1 mix is derived from) too loud in the rear channels at times and the balance between dialogue, music and effects to be less refined than the orig 5.1 mix.

#128 of 132 OFFLINE   Tom M

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Posted October 09 2011 - 07:59 AM

I find the home theater mix (which I think the Blu-ray 7.1 mix is derived from) too loud in the rear channels at times and the balance between dialogue, music and effects to be less refined than the orig 5.1 mix.

Agree. For some, Hollywood is becoming obsessed, when doing a re-mix, with putting dialogue in all THREE front speakers while song vocals bypass the center channel altogether. This results in a unbalanced and presentation especially, if like me, your HT does not have a center seat. It's really annoying to see characters dead center on the screen and their voices coming from the left or right. It's poor sound mixing period and needs to stop. Whatever happened to DISCRETE surround sound? Personally, I found the surround channels to be evenly balanced on my system. In fact the whole movie sounded identical to the current theatrical presentation, which is not a good thing. Why didn't Disney just use the 2003 Disney Home Theater mix which was done by the film's original sound mixer and had properly centered vocals for both dialogue and music. In fact, I pulled my DVD just to confirm this fact. Not to mention the DVD has MUCH greater surround presence, everything is balanced perfectly and precisley and surprisngly, the bass is TWICE as deep as the DTS-MA mix! So, I'm in the process of ripping the soundtrack from the DVD and will run it in sync with the blu-ray from now on. Alas, it's the only solution at this time.

#129 of 132 OFFLINE   Jason_V



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Posted October 09 2011 - 01:57 PM

Rock on!  Thanks a bunch, Adam and HTF and Disney.  This was a great surprise to come home to after being gone all weekend sans computer. Now I'm gonna have the soundtrack in my head!

#130 of 132 OFFLINE   David Deeb

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Posted October 10 2011 - 03:29 AM

Thanks Adam. PM sent to you. :)

#131 of 132 OFFLINE   Johnny Angell

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Posted October 10 2011 - 04:51 AM

I don't know what "second screen ready" means.
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#132 of 132 OFFLINE   ManW_TheUncool



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Posted October 10 2011 - 06:05 AM

Aye, congrats, y'all!  And thanks for the contest, Adam (and HTF)! _Man_

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