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  1. Nelson Au

    Blu-ray Review HTF BLU-RAY REVIEW: Apollo 13: 15th Anniversary Edition

    No worries Kevin! You're very enthusiastic about the topic! I forget that I live down the peninsula some 18 miles during the Summer of Love in 1968 from the Height Ashbury district and the hippies. I don't own as many Horner scores as you do! I looked him up and I hadn't realized he has done...
  2. Nelson Au

    Blu-ray Review HTF BLU-RAY REVIEW: Apollo 13: 15th Anniversary Edition

    Great discussion, yes and some great posts. As I said above, I grew up in the 60's and 70's. It was great period and my strongest memories are the space program, the Kennedy assassinations, Star Trek and my Hot Wheels and Matchbox collections. There are other things from the era too, like when...
  3. Nelson Au

    Blu-ray Review HTF BLU-RAY REVIEW: Apollo 13: 15th Anniversary Edition

    Kevin, you're right. The film does have some contrived scenes to add drama or to make a point or to add some excitement. I mostly listen to Lovell's commentary because I wanted to hear what was real and what wasn't. I recall listening to Howard's commentary only once. I looked at 2 of those...
  4. Nelson Au

    Blu-ray Review HTF BLU-RAY REVIEW: Apollo 13: 15th Anniversary Edition

    Yeah, I'm curious about the DNR too! I have a 50" screen and from what I can see and without the HD-DVD to compare, I thought it looked great! And I did a search of other reviews and I didn't see any mention of a comparison to the HD-DVD. Maybe you can point out who did this review? Given...
  5. Nelson Au

    Blu-ray Review HTF BLU-RAY REVIEW: Apollo 13: 15th Anniversary Edition

    Great review! I watched the first half of Apollo 13 last night. I was amazed by the increased detail! I never noticed that detail on fabrics of the clothes and space suits. But the thing that really grabbed me was the film grain! I was surprised by the amount. Looked great! When I first saw...
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