I love the commentary most of the time, and the extra features if I m
interested in the movie at all.
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From: "phillip holmes" <[log in to unmask]>
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>I love the few DVDs I have that just play the movie when you load it. I
>can't remember all the titles, but one is a "pan and scan" of Full Metal
>Jacket. No extra crud. Load it and it plays. What a novelty! And it's a
>good movie that needs no "value added". I can't stand all that bonus junk.
>I wonder what percentage of folk listen to the director's commentary, the
>2nd, 3rd and 4th languages, read the umpteen subtitles, watch the deleted
>scenes, the biography on the "best boy" and "key grip", hear the music
>transposed down to the correct key, with original instruments, with
>sackbuts in surround, "smell-o-vision" (AKA Aroma-Rama), and....the best
>feature of all...multiple angles? For the life of me, the only genre I
>could think of that could use multiple angles is porn, for the great acting
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> From: "Angie Dickinson Mickle" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2006 10:24 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] VHS and Beta (was Re: [ARSCLIST] Longevity)
>> Special features and the Main menus. The menu volumes drive me nuts!
>> Angie Dickinson Mickle
>> Avocado Productions
>> David Lennick wrote:
>>> By the way, can anyone tell me why most DVDs are mastered at such low
>>> Then you go to the special features and burst your eardrums. $1 DVDs
>>> tend to
>>> have normal audio levels as well.
>>> "[log in to unmask]" wrote:
>>>>I love movies in 5.1, and since I installed the sub woofer, I hear
>>>>did not hear before. I've had no problem with dialogue being obscured.
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