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Children of Men - Discussion & Poll - CLOSED

Children of Men  

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  1. 1. Execution?

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    • 1 Star
  2. 2. Recommendation?



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Children of Men (5.1 DTS-HD MA)

 

Level        - 3 Stars (109.04dB composite)

Extension - 4 Stars (14.5Hz)

Dynamics - 5 Stars (36.47dB)

Execution - 4 Stars

 

Overall     - 4 Stars

 

Recommendation - Buy

 

Notes:  Huge dynamics really make the bass content in this sound a lot bigger than it is.  It's not super deep, being rolled off steadily from the mid-30s.  I really like this movie.

 

PvA:

 

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Whoah!  36dB dynamics!

 

This was a film I liked, but I saw it on the old-old HT, with only a single 12" sealed sub.....may have to give it another spin...

 

JSS

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Some graphs of the big scenes:

 

Cafe Bombing:

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Zen Music:

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Car Ambush:

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Tank Firing:

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Building Bombardment:

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While I was looking at the file in Audacity I noticed the track has some noticeable clipping during the ending sequence, even in the surrounds.  The center channel is the worst though:

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Thanks for the scenecaps minnjd!

 

Yup, the center channel almost always gets clipped first, with so much content that gets put into it.  I wish more mixers would monitor that stuff more closely.  It can be done without clipping, Check out Fury, and XMen:DOFP.

 

 

JSS

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