|Video Likes||Beautiful anamorphic transfer in the original aspect ratio.|
|Video Dislikes||Pan and Scam, ugly transfers.|
|Audio Likes||Dts dts dts and more dts, aggressive surrounds and sub action.|
|Audio Dislikes||Anything less than 5.1 surround, and lack of surround action on a 5.1 mix.|
|Favourite DVDs||Blade 2, Monsters Inc., Fellowship Of The Ring, Pulp Fiction SE, Jackie Brown SE, Reservoir Dogs SE, Brazil: The Criterion Collection, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, The Godfather Collection, The Terminator, Terminator 2 Ultimate Edition, Fight Club, SE7EN, Star Wars Episode 1, Toy Story Toybox, Die Hard Trilogy (Region 1), Superman, Best Bits Of The Late Show: Champagne Edition, Bad Taste (Region 1), Evil Dead Trilogy (Region 1), Re-Animator Millenium Edition, Memento (Region 1).|
|Least Favourite DVDs||I don't have any, because anything on DVD beats watching VHS.|
|Most Eagerly Awaited DVDs||The 2 remaining trilogies - Star Wars & Indiana Jones, Schindlers List, ET, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (SE), Goodfellas (SE).|
|Titanic||Great effects, and great action let down by the Hollywood factor. The DVD is crap, and a new 16x9 version in dts would make me buy it.|
|The Matrix||Awesome film from a potential addition to the Holy Trilogies (Star Wars, Indiana, Godfather, Back To The Future). One of my favourite all-time films, on an average DVD. A re-issue is inevitable (dts please) when the trilogy is completed anyway.|
|Terminator 2||Pretty much as good as action gets. Another one of my favourite all-time films. The DVD is great technically, but the lack of extra features is a letdown. The Region 1 Ultimate Edition is incredible...|
|Star Wars||I don't rate Star Wars as a film, because it's Star Wars. You either love it to death (like most of the world), or you hate it. Can't wait for the original trilogy to be released on DVD.|
|Godzilla||90's Hollywood crap doesn't smell worse than this.|
|Independence Day||Smells just about as bad as Godzilla.|
|DVD Player||Pioneer DV-525 , using Component output|
|Display||Teac 82cm 16x9 . Calibrated with Video Essentials. This display device is 16x9 capable.|
|Audio Decoder||Built in to amplifier/receiver . Calibrated with Video Essentials.|
|Amplification||Sony STR DE-545|
|Speakers||5 Sony speakers; Sherwood 12" 100w Powered Subwoofer|
1. The Godfather-DVD Collection (1972)
Fantastic collection of 2 of the greatest films ever made, and their sequel that isn't that far behind.
2. Star Wars-Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
C'mon......It's Star Wars!
3. Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Collector's Edition (1977)
Classic Spielberg film getting the treatment it thoroughly deserves
4. Fight Club: Special Edition (1999)
On of the greatest films of the 1990's, on arguably the best DVD ever produced
5. Superman-The Movie: Special Edition (1978)
A film I grew up on, on a DVD that is as good as it gets.
6. Seven: Special Edition (1995)
David Fincher's incredible attempt at Film Noir, on an awesome DVD.
7. 12 Monkeys: Collector's Edition (1995)
A Terry Gilliam film ('nuff said), with one of the best audio commentaries I've ever heard, and one of the best behind the scenes documentaries I've ever seen.
8. Jaws: 25th Anniversary Collector's Edition (1975)
Spielberg's monster masterpiece. Fantastic DVD for a classic film.
9. The Late Show-The Best Bits of: Champagne Edition (1992)
Had to put this one in, an old favourite TV of mine, with an incredible amount of extra features.
10. The Terminator: Special Edition/Gold Edition (1984)
Not quite as good as T2, presented beautifully on DVD.
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