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    Venturer SHD7000 v. Toshiba HD-A3

    The owner's manual for the Venturer SHD7000 is finally up: Link So we can compare it with the existing Toshiba models. Which one should we compare it with, exactly? Let's proceed by elimination. The second-generation models had the drive on the left, and the third-gen on the right. The...
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    **Official HTF HD Formats Ind./Retailer/Studio Support Thread-*SEE POST 3176, p. 106*

    So CD quality is good enough, and audiophiles have wasted ten years of their lives and a lot of money on SACD and DVD-Audio. Right?
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    Davis DVD

    It's up, but on a message dated Monday October 29th, Davisdvd (Patrick Mirza) said goodbye. That's a real shame. Good dvd information sites are harder and harder to come by.
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    5 Kubricks coming to Blu-ray/HD-DVD 10/23

    And A Clockwork Orange is 2-disc on HD DVD and 1-disc on Blu-ray. If you order from a site that calculates shipping on a disc basis (such as dvdpacific), then the HD DVD is a little more expensive.
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    New Kubrick SE's

    No worries, mates. :) I was waiting for the Kubrick reviews, and now I'll have to wait for amazon to have it in stock.
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    New Kubrick SE's

    Yeah, I should know. I took that picture. :) (The book is too big for any consumer grade scanner)
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    New Kubrick SE's

    If you look now at the thread, Patrick has edited his posts (4+ years after) so that no trace remains of how he pulled seniority to stonewall me - and not being man enough to admit that for once the veteran was wrong and the newbie was right.
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    The Shining OAR or MAR

    Sorry to bump this thread from the dead, but http://www.dvdbeaver.com/film/dvdcompare/shining.htm The 1.33:1 edition has more picture on the top and bottom but is cropped on the sides!!
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    **Official HTF HD Formats Ind./Retailer/Studio Support Thread-*SEE POST 3176, p. 106*

    The Universal section was presented by Kazuki Minatoya, General Manager of Operations, Universal Pictures Japan.
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    **Official HTF HD Formats Ind./Retailer/Studio Support Thread-*SEE POST 3176, p. 106*

    Universal rep: 'We admit we did put up a slide with some Spielberg titles inside of the HD DVD swoosh, with the HD DVD logo on the top left, the caption "HIGH DEFINITION" on the top right and the "THE LOOK AND SOUND OF PERFECT®" slogan' at the bottom, but that didn't mean we wanted to imply that...
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    **Official HTF HD Formats Ind./Retailer/Studio Support Thread-*SEE POST 3176, p. 106*

    The Universal section of the presentation was given by a Universal Japan top executive: http://www.watch.impress.co.jp/av/do...5/ceatec16.htm
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    'The Fighter': Aronofsky reduced to hired gun?

    Well, Paramount is fast-tracking The Fighter, and it looks it won't be starring Matt Damon, but rather... Brad Pitt!!
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    Darren Aronofsky's sci-fi epic "The Fountain" set to go

    Good commentary. Only a couple clues: - Don't look for metaphors - Notice how the position of Tomás kneeling by the tree of life is identical to another image of Future Tom kneeling by the spaceship tree.
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    Zodiac - Due 7/24/07

    Director's Cut announced: http://www.dvdactive.com/news/releases/zodiac4.html
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    Darren Aronofsky's sci-fi epic "The Fountain" set to go

    "This site has exceeded the allotted bandwidth." Humph. edit: over at chud someone found the MP3: http://www.darrenaronofsky.com/Media..commentary.mp3 But of course it's unavailable. If someone manages to get it, please upload it on rapidshare or something. edit #2: well it is up again...
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