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  1. David Deeb

    General Discussion Digital Movie/TV Deals

    Thank you for the detailed comments! I love the community on here. I'm getting Predators 4k digital right now, based on this info. Will hold off on the other for now.
  2. David Deeb

    General Discussion Digital Movie/TV Deals

    Any recommendations on 4K quality for either the original Predator ($4.99) or Goodfellas ($6.99)? Both have iTunes extras and tempted on both. Yet still have an unwrapped Goodfellas Blu-ray. How stupid am I?
  3. David Deeb

    GILLIGAN'S ISLAND - DVD SEASON & SERIES SETS (2004-2012) - Pros, Cons, Incongruities & Imponderables

    The complete series in HD is on sale at iTunes for $29.99. It looks fantastic. The HD color episodes in particular are a revelation. It's a blast revisiting old series like this in HD. Why are there not more classic series available in digital HD? They are also a lot more fun to watch than...
  4. David Deeb

    Spinal Tap II (2024)

    A scene should include an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. For simply being around too long. Perhaps Artie Fufkin could give the induction. Then some jamming with Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Eddie Vedder and others. The thank you speeches would be hilarious.
  5. David Deeb

    Apple TV 4K official

    The Apple TV isn't syncing what I watch from the app on the Roku Ultra, over to our primary Apple TV device. I normally watch Apple TV+ shows on our home theater. But sometimes I'll watch part of an episode on the bedroom set (using the Apple TV app on a Roku Ultra). When I go back to the...
  6. David Deeb

    Ozark - Season 4

    The past decade has seen a lot of series about unlikeable, bad and unredeemable characters. There's really only one outcome all of these horrible characters deserve. I think the ending of Ozark was a way to differentiate this from the way many of these other series ended. Perhaps its time we...
  7. David Deeb

    Netflix Netflix (once again) Raises All Subscription Plans in U.S.

    I cannot imagine ever subscribing to cable tv again. Ever. Not under any circumstances. Good gosh, cable tv is a vast wasteland of ad-infested channels offered via a never-ending, deceitful pricing shell game. We have Netflix, HBO Max and AppleTV+. This gives us excellent quality & variety...
  8. David Deeb

    General Discussion Streaming Frustrations, Part 2

    What is up suddenly with the Amazon Prime interface on Apple TV? We only subscribe to Prime for a month, maybe twice a year. Suddenly, they have implemented their own custom interface which overrides Apple TV's slick & consistent interface. The Amazon interface is terrible. The "swipe down"...
  9. David Deeb

    General Discussion Digital Movie/TV Deals

    I'm looking at this 14 film set...all 14 are listed as HD - none listed as 4K. I wonder why if some are available in 4K now.
  10. David Deeb

    Kung Fu (1972)

    The complete series is available in HD on iTunes. Thought about getting it. Anyone know if season 1 in OAR or is it widescreen here as well?
  11. David Deeb

    Netflix Netflix Series - Stranger Things 4

    Even when a show drops all at once, I don't binge it. First of all, I do other things in life besides watch TV for more than an hour or two a day. I also kind of like spreading out a show, one episode a week. HBO Max and Apple TV+ release 2 or 3 episodes at once, so people can get up and...
  12. David Deeb

    UHD Review A Few Words About A few words about...™ Almost Famous & Untitled Bootleg Cut -- in 4k UHD Blu-ray

    Thanks for the tip! It worked. I see that text now - but it's literally microscopic, in ALL CAPS and then the impossible to read, white-text-on-black-background. But thanks! Redeems the theatrical in 4K. Bootleg is included as an extra but only in HD. This movie has had so multiple...
  13. David Deeb

    UHD Review A Few Words About A few words about...™ Almost Famous & Untitled Bootleg Cut -- in 4k UHD Blu-ray

    Really? That would be nice. However, I tried this multiple times on the iTunes Store and it says it is invalid. I haven't used the code anywhere else yet. Is Paramount still doing this? I don't mean to derail this thread but I can't find any other information about entering Paramount...
  14. David Deeb

    UHD Review A Few Words About A few words about...™ Almost Famous & Untitled Bootleg Cut -- in 4k UHD Blu-ray

    Whatever. It's ridiculous the studios cannot come up with a standard which will work for everyone. Movies Anywhere and its forefathers are all essentially ignored by the public. No one I know outside of forums like this even know what it means. I was hoping to add this classic film to my...
  15. David Deeb

    UHD Review A Few Words About A few words about...™ Almost Famous & Untitled Bootleg Cut -- in 4k UHD Blu-ray

    The non-steel book US release came out today & includes 4k discs of both theatrical and bootleg versions, as well as 4k digital. I stupidly opened it before realizing it is Paramount, so the digital won't work with iTunes and Movies Anywhere. What is wrong with the studios? Why can't...
  16. David Deeb

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World -- in Blu-ray

    As a huge Stooges fan, this was always my biggest disappointment in this film. They just stood there. I wish they could have had a few lines of dialogue, with a good hair pulling on Larry by Moe, or at least a few exchanges followed by a face slap. But I do love both versions of this film and...
  17. David Deeb

    Netflix Lost in Space 3 on Netflix

    I was bored with season 3. I really was looking forward to it. But after waiting 2 years, I could hardly remember what was going on and halfway through season 3, I began wishing it would hurry up and end.
  18. David Deeb

    Disney+ The Beatles: Get Back exclusively on Disney+

    I haven’t seen this much smoking on TV since Mad Men!!! Every take apparently deserved a new cig.
  19. David Deeb

    Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

    Regardless of any masks being worn or not, the people with the masks directly next to me are laying back in the giant recliner with their legs stretched out, rolling all around the plushy chair every other movie patron has sat in all week. Not sure what the trade off is. (all of that gross...
  20. David Deeb

    Disney+ The Beatles: Get Back exclusively on Disney+

    This is more common than one would think for several different bands. R.E.M.'s 25th anniversary's editions of "Out of Time" and "Automatic for the People" feature similar type of rehearsals. Theirs include many, great wordless vocals from Michael Stipe where he is humming, filling in with...
  21. David Deeb

    Disney+ The Beatles: Get Back exclusively on Disney+

    In a couple of years, we'll get another version of this without the treatment. The Beatles Get Back, Naked.
  22. David Deeb

    General Discussion Digital Movie/TV Deals

    Just got Stripes extended cut in 4K for $4.99. The theatrical cut is also included with it as an iTunes extra. Only in HD. And sounds like the opposite happens in the Almost Famous offer that ManW referenced. Seems like it's time that 4K should just be the default for any version in a bundle...
  23. David Deeb

    General Discussion Digital Movie/TV Deals

    Almost Famous in 4K is on sales for $7.99 on iTunes Anyone know if this includes both theatrical and bootleg cut, or is it “bootleg” cut only? I can’t tell. Or should I get the 4K disc that definitely includes both?
  24. David Deeb

    General Discussion Digital Movie/TV Deals

    iTunes finally added some different sales on TV box sets after offering the same ones for weeks. Including Cheers. Complete box set for $29.99 in HD Want to get it, but only if it’s 4x3. I believe MASH in HD is zoomed to 16x9 which I don’t want. Anyone know about Cheers?
  25. David Deeb

    UHD Review The Outsiders: The Complete Novel UHD Review

    Nice to see so much work put into a 4K special edition. Great comments / review on this film. Got it, but haven’t had a chance to watch it yet. Rarely spin discs anymore, except 4K. They are just too perfect.
  26. David Deeb

    Press Release PHE Press Release: The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

    Yes they are fine. They are commercials, tacked on, at the end of an episode. Selling cereal, etc. They are on the Season 1 Blu-ray & are interesting. Once. And mainly because they are done in character and relate (barely) to the just finished episode.
  27. David Deeb

    Pre-Order Going Ape! (1981) (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    I agree. I have more than a few obscure films, guilty pleasures or flat out turkeys on my wish list that I'd love to see released on Blu-ray. Its just the randomness of this one that I found funny.
  28. David Deeb

    Apple TV+ The Morning Show - Season 2 (2021)

    Really enjoyed season 1. It was really good. But six episodes into season 2, and I'm on the fence on whether to even finish the season. Almost all the characters are unlikeable, and it's turning into a soap opera. The problems, worries and lifestyles of these extremely rich and famous...
  29. David Deeb

    Titans (D.C. Universe)

    I begrudgingly finished this season. I loved the first 3 or 4 episodes this season, because of the Gotham family / Bruce Wayne storylines. It had so much potential. I want to love this show, but boy, does it know how to tank itself. Wayne Manor seems to be open to the public. Anyone and...
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