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post #11 of 24 Old 01-31-10, 11:02 AM
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Does anyone think the LFE channel is mixed too hot?
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post #12 of 24 Old 02-01-10, 10:50 PM
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I haven't watched yet, but I will try to take note, although I run my bass a bit hot anyway. If it is mixed hot, then it may be too much with my current levels.

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I thought it was fine for me, although my wife thought I should "turn it down."

I think she was worried we would've woken my daughter up, but we didn't, so my inclination was to say it wasn't "too hot".

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A Truly stunning animation flick for showing off Black-levels. Great Soundtrack to boot. Now as far as keeping interest of kids; Nah! The wife probably won't dig it much either..your mileage may vary of course.

I was a little let down but my son was even more
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I loved this movie. The AV is top notch and is reason enough to own the Blu. The character animation and the voice acting are also very well done and believable IMO. And, I'll +1 all the previous comments on the LFE channel. Your sub will likely rattle the neighbor's walls...

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I love the LFE mix... it rocks! And I really enjoy this movie - I like like my animation "dark".
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Stunning movie. I watched it with the kids and I was blown away. I wouldn't say it's the greatest movie in the world, but I absolutely loved it.

I might have to find a copy of the bluray and see how it sounds. I've only seen it on HBO or whatever it was playing on.

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Just finished giving this one a spin. Visually, this movie is jaw dropping. The audio mix is also beautiful and stunning all at once... all channels come to life and the LFE is red-hot (so be careful with your sub!). I really wanted to like the story more... it's not that I disliked it... but the character development was rather shallow. It was hard to make an emotional connection to the characters and a bit puzzling as to their attachments to each other. That kind of weighed the story down for me.

Bass heads unite --- you definitely need to watch this movie if not just to experience the artistic and audio quality the creators put forth. As to the story, I'm sure just about everyone will have their own opinion as to how this one measures up.
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I did a blind buy on this movie and it was about what I expected. I loved the visual style of this movie, great animation and the video quality of the bluray was exceptional, easy demo material to show off a system especially deep blacks. It really is a beautiful movie to look at (in a dark post apocalypse kind of way)
I found the audio to be very good (and powerful) with excellent use of the surrounds to really immerse you into the movie.
I would of been happier if there was a little more to the story but I was not disappointed. It is certainly worth a rental and a blind buy if you can find a good deal on it.
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I did a blind buy on this movie and it was about what I expected. I loved the visual style of this movie, great animation and the video quality of the bluray was exceptional, easy demo material to show off a system especially deep blacks. It really is a beautiful movie to look at (in a dark post apocalypse kind of way)
I found the audio to be very good (and powerful) with excellent use of the surrounds to really immerse you into the movie.
I would of been happier if there was a little more to the story but I was not disappointed. It is certainly worth a rental and a blind buy if you can find a good deal on it.
I couldn't agree more on all counts. I bought this disc awhile ago(10 months?) and it's definitely demo material. It doesn't get much better than this one when it comes to the video portion..flat-out stunning. I didn't dislike the story but I can't say that it wowed me either. I have no regrets about buying it but I can certainly understand why it wouldn't be everyone's cup of tea.

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