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  1. Easy Rhino

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    Do you own blu-ray movies? Then this is the place to hang out! Share what blu-ray movies you own and discuss which are your favorites. If you are looking into buying a blu-ray you can always ask someone who owns it how the quality is.

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    Easy Rhino - PS3 -Full Metal Jacket, Black Hawk Down, The Patriot, The Prestige, American Psycho, 3:10 to Yuma, Sunshine, Flight of the Phoenix, Spiderman 3 Trilogy, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Becoming Jane, Master and Commander, iRobot, Casino Royale, There Will Be Blood

    Ravenas - PS3 - Last Samurai, The Prestige, Full Metal Jacket, The Patriot, Spider-Man 3, The Last Waltz, Dave Matthews @ Pedimont Park, Devil's Rejects, 300, Superbad, Ratatouille, No Country For Old Men, Gone In 60 Seconds, The Departed, Dan In Real Life, Blood Diamond

    EMok1D08 - Pioneer BDC2202A - 300,Spiderman 3, Black Hawk Down
     
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    Last Samurai, The Prestige, Full Metal Jacket, The Patriot, Spider-Man 3, The Last Waltz, Dave Matthews @ Pedimont Park, Devil's Rejects, 300, Superbad, Ratatouille, No Country For Old Men, Gone In 60 Seconds, The Departed, Dan In Real Life, Blood Diamond.

    Also, I think it would be a great idea for us to share what Blu-Ray player we have! (In my case the PS3)
     
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    nice. so far the best audio/video combo ive seen is master and commander, 3:10 to yuma, sunshine, irobot and black hawk down.
     
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    I've been wanting to pick up 3:10 to Yuma and Black Hawk Down *even though I already own Black Hawk Down on dvd*.
     
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    yea i own black hawk down on dvd. as awesome as it is on DVD it is 5x better on blu-ray.
     
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    well i guess there aren't many people here watching blu-ray...oh well, give it a year.
     
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    I rented a blueray disc the other day to try it out in 1080p, and was left feeling ripped.

    The upcoverter on the PS3 is very very good. Much better than my other dvd upconverter, and because of that I couldn't tell the difference in blue ray and a upconverted movie much at all. Sure I could see a few things better, but no night and day difference like they lead you to believe.

    I will continue to backup my regular DVDs and play them instead. I just don't see the big +++ss for using a blue ray disc.
     
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    O! Man.
    Blue-Ray is the only thing I watch now.
    I have pretty much bought every new movie on Blue-Ray!
    My favs are:
    300,Spiderman 3, Black Hawk Down... To many to count!
     
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    a lot of that probably has to do with your tv. i am consistantly blown away by HD movies on BD.
     
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    if you wanna join the club just make up a list of movies you have.
     
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    Computer monitor;)
     
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    oh aha, well then maybe that is why you havn't been impressed.
     
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    24'' 1080 not impressive?

    GTA4 looks a lot better on it than a slandered 27'' tv.
     
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    Depends on what TV you have. If you have a nice XBR2 Bravia, the bigger you get the more gorgeous the TV looks :) Trust me, I have a 22" 1080p LCD and it's nothing like a nice big HDTV.
     
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    well a lot of it seems to depend on screen size, contrast and what type of HD engine the tv/monitor has. i am sure you could tell a difference if you were to put the same BD into a 50 inch hdtv.
     
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    I have a 40" XBR Bravia and my parents have a 50 or 52 inch (i don't know which) XBR 2 Bravia. I prefer their TV, so much crisper.
     
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    Yea I could try it on the 55'' 720p tv if I wanted too......You have to admit tho, the DVD upconvertor on the PS3 is very good.
     
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    I'm not disagree with you at all there; my DVD LOTR collection looks amazing upconverted.
     
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    oh yea, the upconverting is awesome. the best ive seen really. no reason to rush out and replace your DVD collection with BD with an awesome upconverter like that. the only BD that i own that i also own on DVD is black hawk down. on my tv with that movie there is a big difference between native a 1080p movie playing at ~40Mbps and audio at ~6 Mbps and the upconverted DVD natively at 640x480 with dolby digital.
     
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    so has anyone downloaded a blu-ray x264 rip? i tried it out on cloverfield and it looks half decent. it can fit on a DVD5. it is a 720p rip from a BD with dolby digital. not a bad rip considering im sure the real BD takes up like 20 gigs. you guys should try it out.
     
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    Here is the list of some movies I have, there is to much to count.

    Black Hawk Down, The Patriot, The Prestige, 3:10 to Yuma, Flight of the Phoenix, Spiderman 3 Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Master and Commander, iRobot, Last Samurai, Devil's Rejects, 300, Superbad, Ratatouille, No Country For Old Men, Gone In 60 Seconds, The Departed, Dan In Real Life, Blood Diamond.
     
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    I recently got a bluray dvdrom for my system, its an LG model. I have it paired up with a 1080p 37in westinghouse LCD. The picture is so clear its hard to watch a normal DVD now :(

    The only movie I own so far is the newest Rambo, hehe man this was a very graphic movie and I'm glad I got to see it on bluray. I have netflix so I dont think I'll be buying many more when I can just rent them 4 at a time for the same cost per month as buying one movie. I also have an HD-DVD rom and really it looks just as good as bluray and way better then normal DVDs.
     
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    what is your player?
     
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    anyone watching avchd rips of blu-ray movies using the x264/AC3 codecs?? they fit on a DVD5 and you can play them on your PS3 or any AVCHD compatible system. i just watched cloverfield and it looked great!
     
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    Pioneer BDC2202A Blu-ray DVD Player
     

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