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post #11 of 19 Old 11-11-13, 08:08 AM
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Re: Man of Steel - Blu-ray Review

Thanks for the review Mike!

Missed this one at the theater, but this is a blind buy for me. The review sums up exactly what I have heard about it - you will love it or hate it - but it is worth an own for the audio/video alone IMO.
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Yup, I had to order this movie and will watch tomorrow.

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Thanks for the review Mike. This was a blind buy for me today and like you said it appears there are two camps on this one? Talk about an all star cast! Given your high marks on both the audio and video side I'm even more excited to sit down with the wife to watch this one.
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We watched this tonight and I thought it was great! I'd say Mike nailed the audio side and talk about surround usage. The surrounds seemed to get as much usage as my front L&R. Great story with some true reference sound and I'm pleased to have added it to the collection.
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Re: Man of Steel - Blu-ray Review

I cannot add anything that Mike did not mention really, awesome sound and video from start to finish. I really did not detect any misteps in this regard. Powerful but never too powerful, enveloping surround field that kept the entire room involved. Made me move and duck in the chair several times.

The story and stars, I am not quite sure on that yet, may take a bit to mull that over. It was good to be sure, just different that what I guess was expected by me. I should have known better, not everything is about me

None the less, Mike is right and I loved it, even for a blind buy.

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I cannot add anything that Mike did not mention really, awesome sound and video from start to finish. I really did not detect any misteps in this regard. Powerful but never too powerful, enveloping surround field that kept the entire room involved. Made me move and duck in the chair several times.

The story and stars, I am not quite sure on that yet, may take a bit to mull that over. It was good to be sure, just different that what I guess was expected by me. I should have known better, not everything is about me

None the less, Mike is right and I loved it, even for a blind buy.

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Re: Man of Steel - Blu-ray Review

I watched it last night and loved it just as much as I did when I saw it in theaters. Sound was incredible on this one. Thanks again for the spot-on review, Mike!

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Re: Man of Steel - Blu-ray Review

WooHoo! this was a fun movie to watch. It gave my SVS pb13u a good workout. The 2 main fight scenes were a bit long but who really cares LOL it was just fun action.

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I agree. I watched this the other night and it was a great fun movie..
The horn sub got a real workout and I heard rattles in the theatre I hadn't heard before!
It reminded me of the "Batman Begins" movie, inasmuch that that was a complete breakaway from all the other Batman movies and a real standout..Likewise with "Man of Steel"..

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