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  1. Sam Posten

    Blu-ray Review The Martian Chronicles - Bluray Review

    Thanks for your input @Carabimero and @TonyD
  2. Sam Posten

    Blu-ray Review The Martian Chronicles - Bluray Review

    Martian4 by Sam Posten III, on Flickr
  3. Sam Posten

    Blu-ray Review The Martian Chronicles - Bluray Review

    Nope, it's a grainy no detail mess on OLED too. Ignore the blue tint caused by the lights in the room tho... Martian by Sam Posten III, on Flickr Martian by Sam Posten III, on Flickr You guys are welcome to disagree on image quality. That's totally fair, I respect that and HTF welcomes...
  4. Sam Posten

    Blu-ray Review The Martian Chronicles - Bluray Review

    Not a single scene looks like @Blimpoy06 screen shot to me on my calibrated projector at 120”. If they had I would have scored it accordingly. See enclosed screenshots. I will relook on an OLED later tonight.
  5. Sam Posten

    Blu-ray Review The Martian Chronicles - Bluray Review

    Both are important in reviews. It’s no good having pristine audio if the content is unlistenable.
  6. Sam Posten

    Blu-ray Review The Martian Chronicles - Bluray Review

    I double dog dare you to watch all 6 hours of it again =)
  7. Sam Posten

    Blu-ray Review The Martian Chronicles - Bluray Review

    The picture and sound quality reviews stand as noted. As objectively as I can state: It is a terrible conversion of broadcast quality TV, with high grain factor and limited resolution. The sound is broadcast quality stereo converted to DTS. The musical soundtrack is horrible. The dialogue is...
  8. Sam Posten

    Blu-ray Review The Martian Chronicles - Bluray Review

    The water streams did that for me. But that was after about 40 minutes of expository and confusing space launches that failed to set up a meaningful plot. I get that the idea of a chronicles is supposed to present a number of interwoven perspectives and disjointed narratives, but they went a...
  9. Sam Posten

    Blu-ray Review The Martian Chronicles - Bluray Review

    V was terrific sci fi mini series of the same era. But things like Roots and Shogun really showed what a mini series could be and do
  10. Sam Posten

    Blu-ray Review The Martian Chronicles - Bluray Review

    Yep and it somehow managed to be bad on HBO.
  11. Sam Posten

    Blu-ray Review The Martian Chronicles - Bluray Review

    There were many terrific mini series in the late 70s early 80s. There was terrific sci-fi on TV. This does not match the quality of either.
  12. Sam Posten

    Blu-ray Review The Martian Chronicles - Bluray Review

    Sam Posten The Martian Chronicles - Bluray Review In 1980 Ray Bradbury's classic science fiction tale The Martian Chronicles was adapted for a TV mini-series. Rock Hudson headlined this three-night made-for-TV event, and it's really saying something that I don't think I ever heard anything...