AVForums Podcast: Episode 233 - 13th August 2018

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    1. Phil Hinton

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      00:00:20 – Brokeback Mountain, Bicycle Painting, Rebels and Bullitt
      00:13:27 – Current Competitions
      00:14:24 – Ed reviews the Arcam SA20 integrated amplifier
      00:20:13 – Steve’s thoughts on the REL HT/1003 subwoofer
      00:33:27 – Mark reviews Teen Titans Go! To the Movies
      00:37:18 – Films opening this week – The Festival, Christopher Robin, and The Equaliser 2
      00:41:38 – Disc releases this week – A Quiet Place and Tideland
      00:43:36 – Upcoming 4K disc releases
      00:49:16 – Patrick Stewart to return as Jean Luc Picard in new Star Trek series
      00:52:55 – The team choose their favourite aquatic thrillers
      01:08:48 – Goodbyes

      Presented by Phil Hinton with Steve Withers, Ed Selley and Mark Botwright

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      Fun podcast as usual.
      That REL HT/1003 is really interesting. Especially at the price of £499. I need to do more research but I guess it would offer a decent upgrade over my Monitor Audio Bronze BR5AV.
       
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      Great fun as always gents, particularly the aquatic movie chat. Criminal to miss out Finding Nemo and/or the Little Mermaid.

      REL have always been the go-to recommendation for subwoofers, glad they’re getting themselves on the map again. I remember reading a review of their Stentor model where it said “unless you live 50 yards from a neighbouring property, installing this subwoofer could be deemed somewhat anti-social”. There can be no higher praise.

      On a technical note, this episode doesn’t seem to dropping in to Apple Podcasts or Downcast. Listened through YouTube instead.
       
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      Latest edition isn't available in the Apple podcast app yet...?
       
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      Oh yeah I forgot to mention the podcast didn't appear for me in the Podcast Addict Android app so I listened to it on YouTube.
       
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      Unsubscribing, and re-subscribing hasn't fixed it. Latest episode is listed as 6th August 2018.
       
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      I've just checked it - everything appears to be fine and the xml is error free. Can you try again and report back?
       
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      Podcast Addict now showing 13th August episode :smashin:
       
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      Phil, just refreshed and now its appeared in the iOS podcast app. Wasn't there 2 mins ago, so whatever you did fixed it. Thanks!
       
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      @Steve Withers I really like the description of the REL HT (NOT 80!) 1003 subwoofer, Mr Withers! It sounds ideal if I were looking for a smaller subwoofer (which I'm not, not for myself anyway). I'm assuming that it is front -firing, rather than downward, and that it is sealed rather than ported? Any idea of how this would compare with the performances of the SVS SB1000 and PB1000 subwoofers, both of which are £519, for instance at The Movie Rooms? Although I suppose that the PB1000 would be physically larger than the REL HT1003.

      By the way, in the discussion of The Equalizer, you mentioned that Denzel Washington was younger than Edward Woodward had been when he did the original role. I'm not sure how old Edward Woodward had been, but Denzel Washington was born on 28th December 1954, so he's now 63!
       
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      Ewar Woowar was 55 when he started The Equalizer (Born 1930, Equalizer 1985-1989)
      Denzil was 60 (Born 1954 - Film 2014)
       
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      Blimey I had no idea Denzel was that old, he's ageing well.

      Yes the HT/1003 is forward-firing and sealed. I have reviewed the PB-1000 and SB-2000, but both those reviews were a few years ago. However from memory I'd say the SVS subs had a bit more brute force, but the REL is a bit more nimble and responsive.
       
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      Regarding Picard: So Very Tired
       

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      Still no podcast on Overcast
       
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      How did no-one mention the Poseidon Adventure during the aquatic movie discussion?!?
       
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      Great show like always, Thinking of WW2 I watched Private Ryan in 4k yesterday and for the first time since the cinema. Must admit had a tear in my eye at the beach landing....
       
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      Great podcast gents. Steve's comments about his dad weeping (and subsequent fallout) had me in stitches.

      I can vouch for the Teen Titans Go movie and think that Mark may have undersold it! As mentioned, it exhibits the same self-awareness and (surprising for a DC title) mockery of superhero tropes that made films like Deadpool so brilliant. Moreover, it has near Ready Player One levels of references, that (as alluded to by Mark) went over the heads of the kids in the audience. I'd say that the majority of laughs came from adults. If you do go (and you should!) - then stay for the mid and post-credits scene.

      In an era when DC has gone so far up its own backside with their extended universe, they pull out a gem like this. Take a bow DC!
       
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      I cry sometimes during these Podcasts, but it is a happy cry.

      Also, I like the word "Gobbledegook’, as a request can it be used in a future Podcast?
       
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      top podders as per usual,

      I think Pacific Rim (the 1st one) is my favourite sea based movie of recent times
       
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      I'm pretty sure I did mention The Poseidon Adventure, but the less said about Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (which I actually saw at the cinema) the better.
       
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      This podcast is quite educational outside of the obvious AV content.

      I had no idea that men generally became more weepy in their 40's, but i can certainly admit to it. The final ep of the doc "The Vietnam War" caught me out. The surviving vets talking about the war memorial (and the context of the final episode) had me crying into my pork pie that night.

      I also really like the AV banter :D

      Thanks again folks.

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      Thanks for the podcast as always, as I listen whilst driving I never remember the “album of the week” recommendation. Is there a thread or list somewhere compiling the historic ones please?
       
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      Ed mentioned in this or a recent previous podcast he would be doing a comparison on HIFI Quality Streaming services. Has this article been published yet as I cannot find it?
       
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      I thought that was for another publication/site?
       
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      You might be right, but I did here Ed talk about it in a recent Podcast very briefly.
       
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      Yes- it was for a magazine that rhymes with 'WiFi Voice.'
       
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      The only downside of buying Star Wars or other Disney content on Digital formats is that before long they’ll all be available sitting on a streaming service ... I only made that realisation after I’d bought a load of Star Wars, Pixar and classic Disney films in recent times when they had dropped the price of a lot of their catalogue.
       
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      Yes good point. Also when Disney launch the Disney Streaming Service, perhaps they will offer exclusive 4k and/or 4k/HDR content. This is purely speculation, but will give them a great advantage and they can continue getting paid for normal 1080p content on Netflix/Sky, etc.
       
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      Mark Botwright talked about some work he was doing/planning.

      I got a potential slogan for Mark, it goes like this:

      ‘If you want to do it right, do it BOTRIGHT’,

      Or

      ‘Don’t just try to do it right, get it BOTRIGHT’.
       
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