Re: speicial science Fiction DVD's on Blu-ray
- From: Copacetic <Copacetic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 22:17:39 -0700
On Thu, 29 Apr 2010 20:22:21 +0000 (UTC), retsuhcs@xxxxxxxxx (Mike S.)
No,.it was because of the soundtracks included and codecs needed to be
In article <JeSdnXk82cmK5krWnZ2dnUVZ_qoAAAAA@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
Doug Jacobs <djacobs@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Mike S. <retsuhcs@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Well, lessee ... I hear Avatar is a pretty good flick. It's available on
DVD or Blu-ray .... in fact, both in the same package.
Unfortunately, many blu-ray players - including many recently released
players - seem unable to handle whatever new-fangled version of blu-ray
software used for Avatar. I bet they tried to do something unsupported in
the menu system, which is causing the problems. *sigh* So much for just
being able to watch a movie nowadays, eh?
Blu-ray has been out, what, 3 years? You'd think "The Standard" has been
solidified by now, yeah? I mean, does the frozen food industry insist we
upgrade our microwave oven's firmware every time they release a new frozen
The standard isn't the issue. It's Fux's insistence on ever-increasing
complexity of copy protection.
added to a lot of players.
The industry simply tested their own standards requisites by forcing a
worldwide firmware upgrade on some older, early 'DTSHD' and 'TrueHD'
claimers of support. (I know those are not the names) The upgrade
requisite spanned across makers, and it worked.
Avatar is the first film that has ever had such a broad spanning effect
on actual playback hardware before it can even be viewed.
It is, however, awesome (BluRay).
I have not let a single non-Lost night pass yet without watching it...
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