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Profile of Ray Nyland

Ray Nyland

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Video Likes The clarity of Blu-ray
Video Dislikes Pan and scan, excessive CGI, incorrect ratios in R4 - Mongol for example
Audio Likes An audio that supports the film, not drowns it out
Audio Dislikes Horrible English dubs on Asian films
Favourite DVDs Conan The Barbarian, The Killer (John Woo), El Cid, Anything with Sammo Hung
Least Favourite DVDs
Most Eagerly Awaited DVDs The Professional

Opinions About Specific Movies and their DVDs

Titanic GCI in search of a film plot.
The Matrix How to do it right first time.
Terminator 2 James Cameron when he knew how to combine plot and special effects.
Star Wars Originals had one of the best villains in film. Pity about the others.
Godzilla Jean Reno & Godzilla we cared about. The others?
Independence Day Any film that destroys American iconic buildings cannot be all bad.


DVD Player Sony BDP-S580 , using HDMI output
Display LG 55inch HD LCD . This display device has not been calibrated. This display device is 16x9 capable.
Audio Decoder NAD T737 . This audio decoder/receiver has not been calibrated.
Amplification NAD T737
Speakers Studio Acoustics 5.1

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