Edward McKenzie

Site Reviewer

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Vital Statistics

Age Group 30+
Video Likes I am Jack's like of true to source, not overly processed and highly "film like" images
Video Dislikes I am Jack's dislike of wrong aspect ratios and macro blocking
Audio Likes I am Jack's like of true to source, full surround, detailed and dynamic audio
Audio Dislikes I am Jack's dislike for popping, hissing, and buzzing audio
Favourite DVDs I am Jack's lack of a favourite
Least Favourite DVDs I am Jack's disinterest in bad DVDs
Most Eagerly Awaited DVDs I and Jack's lack of expectations

Opinions About Specific Movies and their DVDs

Titanic I am Jack's like of Titanic.
The Matrix I am Jack's dislike of how the series ended.
Terminator 2 I am Jack's enjoyment of this on Blu-Ray.
Star Wars I am Jack's hatred of the Blu-Rays: "Nooooooooooo!!!".
Godzilla I am Jack's utter dislike for this movie.
Independence Day I am Jack's endless hilarity at this film.

Equipment

DVD Player PlayStation 3 160GB with HDMI 1.4a , using HDMI output
Display Samsung 64" Plasma PN64E8000 (this device is 3D capable) . Calibrated with Video Essentials/Digital Video Essentials. This display device is 16x9 capable.
Audio Decoder Built in to amplifier/receiver . Calibrated with Video Essentials/Digital Video Essentials.
Amplification Marantz SR6006 Receiver, Rotel RB-1552 and Rotel RMB-1565
Speakers Wharfedale Diamond 10.2 fronts, wide-fronts, and rears, Wharfedale Diamond 10.CM centre, Velodyne MicroVee Subwoofer

Top 10 DVDs

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1. Black Hawk Down (2001)
Intense, intense, intense - loved it!
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2. Magnolia (1999)
An emotional roller-coaster, with awsome music.
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3. The Thin Red Line (1998)
Sure, it was long, but there's a lot to it, if you look.
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4. Fight Club: Special Edition (1999)
Lost my voice laughing.
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5. Seven: Special Edition (1995)
Cold, cruel, and calculating.
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6. RoboCop: Special Edition (1987)
Sadistic, violent and yet strangely funny.
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7. Heat (1995)
One of the finest crime thrillers ever crafted.
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8. Moulin Rouge: Special Edition (2001)
Classic red-curtain entertainment!
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9. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring: Special Extended Edition (2001)
Peter Jackson has come a long way.
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10. Alien: Legacy (Box Set) (2000)
Some of the best sci-fi concieved.

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