The BEST HD-DVD title?

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  1. gilford

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    After ordering my player today I would like to buy some titles :thumbsup:

    Which is the BEST one to show off the system?

    Cheers :hiya:
     
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    IMOP Ray !
     
  3. gilford

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    Hmmm, dont like the film though.

    Any others?
     
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    Aeon Flux (crap movie, great demo material)
    The Chronicles of Riddick
    The Last Samurai
    Training Day
    And lots more.
     
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    Serenity :thumbsup:
     
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    from a PQ view point IMO

    Aeon Flux
    Sahara
    Chronicles of Riddick

    AVI
     
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    Swordfish IMO :thumbsup:
     
  8. gilford

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    I've ordered Goodfella's, any comments on that?

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    Excellent.


    Serenity
    sahara
    Firewall.:D
     
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    its got to be chronicles of riddick for me ..serenity good film but i noticed grain in some scenes..with riddick i never spotted any grain. its also an underated film imo....
     
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    Heard good things about Constantine.
     
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    Yes excellent.:thumbsup:
     
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    Anyone got Phantom of the Opera and can you tell me how it compares to the R3 DTS Edition for both PQ and AQ? Thanks:thumbsup: .
     
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    Without a doubt, Serenity; that space battle is just plain effing awesome!

    Other excellent choices are Constantine and, if you want to illustrate to your friends the flexibility of the format and still show them a cracking picture, stick Kiss Kiss Bang Bang on.
     
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    Phantom of the opera is a fantastic disc, pq is excellent. Havent seen r3 copy so cant comment.
    As for best hd dvd is riddick at the moment for me, aeon flux is in the post so could change my mind by the end of the week.:D
     
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    Haven't seen it on HD-DVD but I bet "THE PERFECT STORM" kicks some butt in the sound and picture department.
     
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    I think I read somewhere that it's one of Warners dodgy ones sourced from a 1080i master...
     
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    I have Perfect Storm and it's not as good as some.:(
     
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    I posted this morning saying i may change my mind, got aeon flux today, just finished watching it, wow just awesome quality.
    So yes aeon flux is now my favorite(best) hd movie.:thumbsup:
     
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    But isn't the movie itself a complete pile of pants? Or are the reviews way off?
     
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    what's unforgiven like?
     
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    One of the best :D
    This title has it all, great story/PQ/AQ. Some of the outside shots are simply stunning.
     
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    Just watched Aeon Flux and IMO this is the best HD PQ eye candy so far. The film may not be classic material but it looked stunning on my setup.

    AVI
     
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    PQ is fab :thumbsup: Audio is as good as the DTS edition but couldn't say better TBH.

    Also Swordfish is pretty good and Van Helsing in some scenes is breathtaking in the PQ dept. (no comment on the film intself though :D )
     
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    Also Swordfish is pretty good and Van Helsing in some scenes is breathtaking in the PQ dept. (no comment on the film intself though :D )[/QUOTE]

    you coward..;)
     
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    Amirs top ten was interesting

    1. Training Day
    2. Swordfish
    3. U571
    4. Serenity
    5. The Chronicles of Riddick
    6. The last Samurai
    7. Happy Gilmore
    8. Firewall
    9. Bourne Supremecy
    10=. Cinderella Man / Million Dollar Baby
     
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    How do some of the slightly older films look?

    Namely "Leathal Weapon" and "The Fugitive"? I'm guessing something that's more detailed, but still quite grainy. Or am I way off? :D
     
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    The Fugitive looks great, as does stuff like blazing Saddles. For me this is where VC 1really works well.
     
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    Serenity / Chronicles of Riddick / SwordFish have been my favourites so far and watched Appolo 13 the other night which also looked great and so was the sound :thumbsup: can't wait for my copy of Aeon Flux which is on order as i bet that will look very good as on DVD it looked superb so i can only imagine what it will look like on HD DVD :smashin:
     
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    Nic,

    Do you know what that top ten is based on? Is it PQ alone? I've got the DVD of Serenity (I think I payed £3.99) and it has some of the poorest acting in I've seen for years...I'm not usually sensitive to such things and can watch eye candy films for what they are. I've watched it once and I wouldn't watch it again..not many films I could say that (see my comments below!)!

    I can understand buying it to show off your HD-DVD player but I don't think it'll be the ones I buy (£20 for the few scenes?) ....#3,5,6,9,10 + Unforgiven and even VanHelsing :eek: I could watch again and again and enjoy.

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