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Re: Super 8 - Blu-Ray Review

It is with this particular mix - my speakers are very neutral and I only noticed it with Super 8, I haven't watched any other films that have this particular issue.

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Tony, I agree with you. That's why I was posing the question. Like I said, the only other movie I remember watching that led me down this road of cringing a bit was Public Enemies. We actually stopped watching it because the dialog was hard to understand.

I can say this for sure, I don't understand! ;-)

I've read, over the years that some folks think Polks tend to lean to the brighter side when it comes to stereo speakers. Maybe that's the case... But, anyhow..
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I have Klipsch speakers and have also heard them described as bright. I personally love the sound of my speakers but several times during this movie I did cringe a bit. Bits and pieces of the train wreck in particular.
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Re: Super 8 - Blu-Ray Review

This movie is good and worth watching. There is a good story and acting. There is some nice low frequencies and a couple of nice action scenes. Definitely worth a viewing and I would consider it a 8/10.
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Re: Super 8 - Blu-Ray Review

Thanks to your review I decided to go and buy this one, definitely one for the books. I like the feel of this movie, comfortable viewing in the regard of relaxing on a Friday night watching an epic. Thanks again!

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Re: Super 8 - Blu-Ray Review

I watched it on bluray at 100" at home about a week ago.

All technical aspects were superb, including the audio. Not a trace of sibilance or cringeworthiness. Very clear dialogue.

I thought the development of the plot at the end was not to the same standard as the rest of the plot and story. Within the context of being a kids' movie I guess it was fine. I felt like I was watching The Iron Giant all over again, which *is* a brilliant movie but does not disguise its kids-orientation.

I guess I was so caught up in the movie's first three quarters I didn't see the simplified ending coming. My bad.
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Re: Super 8 - Blu-Ray Review

Sonnie, its a great movie all be it a little odd. The LFE is enough to bring any system to its knees. Defiantly worth a look

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The LFE in this movie forced me to buy a new sub. That train scene still plays over and over in my head. Go get it Sonnie it's good stuff.
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Re: Super 8 - Blu-Ray Review

Shhhhhhhhh, your not supposed to tell him about the Train scene

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