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Gandhi

Discussion in 'Movie Forum' started by Sgt.Colon, Feb 27, 2003.

  1. Sgt.Colon

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    Recieved my copy of Gandhi this morning and I noticed it said on the back 5.1 upmix. Please come someone explain what this means?

    Thanks :)
     
  2. Squirrel God

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    I'm guessing it means they've created a 5.1 mix from the original stereo mix (or maybe it was mono for that film?). Anyway, channels are increased, so "upmix"....?
     
  3. Sgt.Colon

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    Thanks Squirrel.

    Will give it a listen tonight on me system. See what it sounds like :)
     
  4. Harry Kim

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    It might sound ok, but the transfer is supposed to be awful.
     
  5. Sgt.Colon

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    Well I've tried it on my laptop at it doesn't look to bad. :)
     
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    I´ve heard that the picture is rather grainy, but like Gandhi´s sandals!:laugh:

    Superb film and well worth purchasing.:smashin:
     
  7. Squirrel God

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    Let's hope you say the same after you've played it at home on a bigger screen ;)
     
  8. Yggdrasil

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    I got this film and theres nothing wrong with the PQ.

    The sound is remixed from stereo into 5.1 but nothing much comes from the rears anyhow
     
  9. Squirrel God

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    Which seems to be quite common with upmixed soundtracks...
     
  10. Mr Blobby

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    gandhi is hardly an all action movie anyway but it must be difficult to create rear sounds when they weren't recorded in the first place.
     
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    Peter Sellers et al. seemed to manage well enough in the lift:confused: :rotfl:
     
  12. Squirrel God

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    Not really, no. Some upmixed 5.1 soundtracks are very good, they're just few and far between.
     
  13. Setenza

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    There was a man called Gandhi,
    who went in to a bar for a shandy.
    With his great loincloth,
    he wiped off the froth,
    and the barman said "blimey! thats handy!"

    I thank you :rolleyes:
     
  14. Sgt.Colon

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    :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :smashin:
     

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