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#1181 Bossobass Dave

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 01:30 AM

This forum wouldn't allow me to post Oblivion, so I posted it at AVS.

 

It's been real guys. 



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Posted 09 August 2013 - 02:41 AM

That sucks.  Mind if I link here, along with nube's graphs?

 

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 04:41 AM

The clipping in Phantom is not as oppressive as in Tron or Immortals, mainly used in the loudest passages to boost LF power, it is noticeable, but not devastating.  Good soundtrack.  LFE-wise, very good.

 

The film itself is not so good, though.  Too bad.

 

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 08:37 PM

Attack the Block ends up with 5 Stars and Rent. Phantom added to poll. Vote!

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 09:17 PM

Picked up both Phantom and Oblivion this afternoon, I'll submit a vote on Phantom asap.

I appreciate the comments wrt clipping, thorough, as always.

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 10:24 PM

Should get Bullet to the Head in the next week or two.

 

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Posted 11 August 2013 - 04:47 PM

FOH,

What did you think of Phantom? Did you get a chance to view it?

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Posted 11 August 2013 - 10:43 PM

Have yet to have the opportunity. We did view Oblivion, which we enjoyed immensely.  



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Posted 11 August 2013 - 11:33 PM

Ordered phantom based on this forum. But oblivion. Oh man great bass flick!!

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 10:45 PM

I'm a long time watcher of this thread, and its a fantastic read with a bucket load of info  B) .

 

Anyone interested in doing a graph for the Pacific Rim trailer? I recently viewed one with a DTS  HD track and one clip does feel like it digs quite deep...

 

If someone wants to have a go I will upload the file to my dropbox account :) .



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Posted 13 August 2013 - 02:35 PM

Here's the PacRim trailer:

 

20Hz burst was the big hit.

 

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 03:28 PM

Phantom is in a deadlock for execution, but it is a consensus on RENT.  I'll leave it up one more day for more votes.

 

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Posted 14 August 2013 - 12:52 AM

Phantom gets 4 Stars Execution and RENT.  Will update Post #1. 

 

Oblivion is now on the Poll.  Vote!

 

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Posted 14 August 2013 - 04:10 AM

An oldy but goodie:

Serenity:

Level - 5 Stars (113dB composite)
Extension - 4 Stars (12Hz)
Dynamics - 5 Stars (28.24dB)
Execution - 5 Stars. Very Good LFE film. Good use of soft limiting to avoid harsh clipping on this track.

Overall - 4.75 Stars

Recommendation - BUY

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 01:09 AM

Oblivion looks like 5 Stars and Buy so far.  Next will be Serenity, and this weekend Bullet to the Head will be measured...

 

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 11:14 AM

Serenity Added to the poll...vote!

 

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 02:01 PM

Were the ratings for Olympus Has Fallen ever validated and added to the front page list?



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Posted 16 August 2013 - 05:37 PM

FOH,

What did you think of Phantom? Did you get a chance to view it?

JSS

 

Getting back to this, I enjoyed all aspects of Phantom.

 

Without spoilers for those yet to see it,... I thought the cast was great, the fact based premise, and I dig a nice submarine flick? Ever since I saw Run Silent, Run Deep, in my youth, I've really enjoyed all the elements that make up such films. Little did I know back then that eventually my closest professional colleague, in addition to another close friend from high school, both spent many years in the US Navy including long stints at sea as submariners. One, served during the same years that the film was based upon. And the other served through the 80's. Anyway the stories shared were remarkable to say the least, often focusing on the typical cat-and-mouse games that are prevalent out at sea.

 

As stated previously in this thread, the surround was nicely done and the effects had the expected weight and other characteristics that make for a good ride. Most all the big explosions were nice, but one effect that was good enough for replay, after replay, was some handgun fire with some surprisingly nice full and deep thumpage on at least one occasion.  

 

This is a great example of what can be made with a very modest budget of 18 million. Big productions routinely encounter the quarter billion mark these days, some even higher. In hindsight I applaud what's been created here with this type of budget. For some perspective, Beverly Hills Cop 2, over 25 years ago cost more to make then Phantom! Going back even further, Mutiny on the Bounty, in '62 cost more to make! 

 

I only mention this because I, like many, love the big, outrageously expensive, over the top, action blockbuster productions that typically produce the soundtracks we crave. I had Phantom in my hand in the Family Video, only to perform a quick phone search and see what the budget was. Since I'd never heard of the film, I used that budget info to determine if I'd rent it or not. Seeing 18 mil, I put it down, ... only to find a solid recommendation here a short time later. Oh well, my loss.    

 

On a semi related note, I've strongly recommended Breaking Bad over the last couple years to everyone I can. The new season started this past week, and damn the sound quality is second to none for a TV production. If one is interested, I recommend starting at the beginning, season one,...extraordinary. Those that currently follow, I'm guessing you already enjoy the sublime audio.. it's really that good.

 

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 12:12 AM

Thanks for the review, FOH! I didn't enjoy it as much, I just couldn't buy Duchovny as his character....but the audio was good, but still not as good as the benchmarks here...

Wth, lemme check. Would you like it to be polled?

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 01:03 AM

Thanks for the review, FOH! I didn't enjoy it as much, I just couldn't buy Duchovny as his character....but the audio was good, but still not as good as the benchmarks here...

Wth, lemme check. Would you like it to be polled?

JSS

Absolutely. Arguably the best Bass flick of the year so far should be represented on the front page!






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