Which Blu-ray out of these to show off...

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  1. CaptnSpaulding

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    I need to choose another Blu-ray to go with 'Cars' as HMV have a 2 for £25 deal on - however, I like about 5 films so decided to choose the one which delivers the WOW factor of HD.

    Choice is

    Rambo 4
    Die Hard 4.0
    Pirates of the Caribbean 1
    Independence Day
    Black Hawk Down

    Leaning more towards Pirates, Rambo or Die Hard as they seem to be the types of film you can watch over again. Maybe just my opinion?

    Thanks all!!
     
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    Out of those I'd say POTC for picture and Black Hawk Down for sound.
     
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    i'd go with POTC too :thumbsup: i bought them on a 3 for 2 deal :D
     
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    Both POTC and BHD will be fine for showing of picture quality but POTC will be better.
     
  5. CaptnSpaulding

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    Looks like POTC it is then... haven't seen the movie for a while either so will be worth the watch again - best one of the trilogy IMO.

    Was really hoping someone would have said Rambo or Die Hard as I fancied some explosions and gore.. but I'll listen to them who know about what they are talking about :thumbsup:

    Thanks guys!
     
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    not seen pirates of die hard 4 on blu ray so cant say on those

    i personally loved rambo also really liked independance day as im a fan of the film anyway and if you have surround sound BHD really does show it off
     
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    While DH4 looks excellent, it has a coloured tint look to it throughout the film. One minute it looks yellow then green. It is not good to test for quality but it is still miles better than the DVD.
     
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    I can highly recommend "Rambo". Both video and audio are superb:thumbsup:

    Oh and the film isn't half bad either...
     
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    Rambo is pretty good, Although not brilliant.

    But its great if you wanna see peoples heads coming off in sharepr detail. You will probably notice some gore you missed the 1st time around. However, it does show the CGI a bit more on some scenes.
     
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    :D

    I wouldn't dare suggest it's a brilliant piece of cinematic history, what I would say though, if like me you grew up in the eighties/early nineties this is certainly the finest homage to the era of mega-violent action movies.

    It is what it is.
     
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    I wasn't comment on the movie it's self, I really ment the PQ, which is good but not brilliant, but thats partly down to the film used.

    The film as a whole I enjoyed, otherwise I wouldn't have bought it on Blu Ray :smashin:
     
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    If you have a good setup then rambo is the shizzle or sizzle:cool:
     
  13. CaptnSpaulding

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    Turns out I wasted my time looking through various sites and forums and wasting you poor people's times... I found a better deal on Amazon which was 3 for 2.

    I ended up getting Cars, Rambo 4 and Layer Cake (never seen it) for £28.

    Pirates was too expensive and wouldn't justify the deal tbh, same goes for nearly all the other films on my 'list'.

    Will definitely keep your comments in mind as I'm hoping to really expand on my Blu-ray collection from now on!
     
  14. Pecker

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    Layer Cake is a great film, and looks superb in parts on BD.

    Cars is, as you know, highly rated.

    The other films, well they might look good, but...let's say we don't appear to share a taste in films. :smashin:

    One thing I discovered pretty quickly with high def is not to get sucked into the trap of buying 'demo' discs. Buy good films, and the ones with great PQ/SQ will soon evidence themselves.

    Steve W
     

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