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Forum: What's On Blu-ray, DVD and in the theatres.   2018-11-04, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1,944
Views: 304,516
Posted By Nels Stewart
2001: A Space Odyssey

Still a great film against which other sci-fi films must be measured. And the 4K restoration is wonderful!
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2017-12-19, 03:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,679
Posted By Nels Stewart
It's the current model, still in stores. Tech...

It's the current model, still in stores.
Tech said he's seen this issue in plenty of flat panels, not just OLED.
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2017-12-16, 02:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,679
Posted By Nels Stewart
OLED is repaired. Tech swapped out a new panel....

OLED is repaired. Tech swapped out a new panel. Took about 20 minutes, mostly unscrewing screws and disconnecting and reconnecting cables and wires. TV's guts are very modular; basically four...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2017-12-15, 03:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,679
Posted By Nels Stewart
Service call on Friday.

Service call on Friday.
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2017-12-05, 02:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,679
Posted By Nels Stewart
Update. Today was the seventh business day, and...

Update.
Today was the seventh business day, and still no word from LG about a replacement set. So I followed up, and was informed a replacement has not been authorized and I would need to book a...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2017-12-01, 03:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,679
Posted By Nels Stewart
Problem exists on all inputs. I have been in...

Problem exists on all inputs.

I have been in touch with LG, sent them photos as well as receipts of purchase; just waiting to hear confirmation a replacement set has been authorized. Hopefully...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2017-11-23, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,679
Posted By Nels Stewart
LG OLED problem

I've been enjoying my OLED55B7P for just over two months. Beautiful picture, especially for 4K programming like Planet Earth. Being able to take advantage of Dolby Vision on the new Apple TV 4K is a...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2016-06-09, 12:57 AM
Replies: 197
  Cycling
Views: 37,311
Posted By Nels Stewart
The Giro and Vuelta have both eclipsed the Tour...

The Giro and Vuelta have both eclipsed the Tour for excitement and drama the past few years. The Tour seems to have become complacent with its "big dog" status, rarely taking risks with unusual or...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2016-05-13, 03:02 AM
Replies: 197
  Cycling
Views: 37,311
Posted By Nels Stewart
I'm suspecting we're probably safe with the Tour...

I'm suspecting we're probably safe with the Tour and the Vuelta, as they're both owned by Amaury Sports Organization. The Giro is owned by RCS Sport, which also controls Milan-San Remo,...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2016-05-06, 03:22 AM
Replies: 197
  Cycling
Views: 37,311
Posted By Nels Stewart
Nope. No Giro on Sportsnet :-(

Nope. No Giro on Sportsnet :-(
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2016-02-24, 12:49 AM
Replies: 197
  Cycling
Views: 37,311
Posted By Nels Stewart
Well Sportsnet continues to tease the affections...

Well Sportsnet continues to tease the affections of cycling fans, then breaks our hearts. Scrolling ahead through their online broadcast schedule reveals tons of coverage of the World Track Cycling...
Forum: What's On Blu-ray, DVD and in the theatres.   2016-02-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,178
Posted By Nels Stewart
One ad I saw proclaimed Spotlight "the last great...

One ad I saw proclaimed Spotlight "the last great newspaper movie." Sadly, that may be true.
Forum: What's On Blu-ray, DVD and in the theatres.   2016-02-08, 01:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,835
Posted By Nels Stewart
And the Oscar goes to...

It's that time of year, so here's your chance to cast your vote for Best Picture and any other category you care to handicap. These are your picks, not necessarily which pic you think the Academy...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2016-01-28, 02:56 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 198,937
Posted By Nels Stewart
Thanks for that Dr. Dave. Cool to see Dome on the...

Thanks for that Dr. Dave. Cool to see Dome on the leading edge again. I think I'll wander over to the Shaw forum to see if there's any chat there about 4K implementation...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2016-01-26, 01:20 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 198,937
Posted By Nels Stewart
So, um, did anybody in this thread actually see...

So, um, did anybody in this thread actually see the 4K broadcasts and care to comment on the experience, production values, etc? Was this the same broadcast as the HD version of the game?

This...
Forum: What's On Blu-ray, DVD and in the theatres.   2016-01-23, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,123
Posted By Nels Stewart
A scary and, at times, heart wrenching movie....

A scary and, at times, heart wrenching movie. Would make a great, and horrifying, double bill with The Big Short.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2016-01-18, 02:36 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,818
Posted By Nels Stewart
All things must pass: the rise and fall of Tower...

All things must pass: the rise and fall of Tower Records - A documentary by Colin Hanks that tells the story of Tower Records' rise from an annex to a drug store to a billion-dollar international...
Forum: What's On Blu-ray, DVD and in the theatres.   2015-12-13, 03:44 AM
Replies: 2,273
Views: 311,942
Posted By Nels Stewart
The Rise of the Krays

I thought this might be some hidden British gem that was just swallowed by the hype and star power of Tom Hardy's portrayal of the notorious gangster brothers in Legend. Instead, it's just a bad...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2015-06-28, 08:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,659
Posted By Nels Stewart
That Fontana race was off the hook crazy. My...

That Fontana race was off the hook crazy. My heart was in my throat the whole time, fearing disaster at any moment. And yet, I could not look away. If ever there was an exhibition of the skill and...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2015-06-14, 12:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,818
Posted By Nels Stewart
Red Army - A compelling documentary about the...

Red Army - A compelling documentary about the Army hockey team and what it symbolized to the Soviet Union. The history stuff is interesting, how Tarasov became the father of Soviet hockey, how he was...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2015-01-24, 02:27 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,818
Posted By Nels Stewart
Thumbs up Love is Strange - After nearly 40 years together,...

Love is Strange - After nearly 40 years together, Alfred Molina and John Lightgow decide to make their union official. But their marriage brings an unintended consequence that tests their...
Forum: What's On Blu-ray, DVD and in the theatres.   2014-12-29, 02:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,100
Posted By Nels Stewart
Thumbs down Uh, it's bad. Not that I expected...

Uh, it's bad.

Not that I expected brilliance. But I did get a few hearty chuckles out of This Is the End, so I had some modest hopes for a laugh or two. I got bupkuss.

Even more tragically,...
Forum: What's On Blu-ray, DVD and in the theatres.   2014-12-18, 03:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,100
Posted By Nels Stewart
Cool The Interview

Does anyone share my thought that we are being played in the most brilliantly conceived and executed publicity campaign for a film ever?

Now Sony has pulled the release because theatres are scared...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2014-12-16, 02:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 24,431
Posted By Nels Stewart
Question I've been eyeing the 4K TVs lately, especially as...

I've been eyeing the 4K TVs lately, especially as their prices keep dropping. But I find it curious the majority of the demo loops playing in the stores are comprised of time-lapse sequences of city...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2014-12-14, 02:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,818
Posted By Nels Stewart
The F... Word - Daniel Radcliff and Zooey Kazan...

The F... Word - Daniel Radcliff and Zooey Kazan meet at a party and hit it off. But Zooey already has a boyfriend. So the two agree to become friends. Although it's quite apparent there's a mutual...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2014-11-02, 01:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,818
Posted By Nels Stewart
Thumbs up Begin Again - John Carney musical follow-up to...

Begin Again - John Carney musical follow-up to Once has a much bigger budget, slicker look and top-line cast including Keira Knightly, Mark Ruffalo and Catherine Keener. But he's still got a keen ear...
Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2014-10-27, 12:48 AM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 271,524
Posted By Nels Stewart
Thumbs down I've noticed a significant degradation in HD...

I've noticed a significant degradation in HD picture quality, especially since the introduction of the additional TSN-HD feeds. On many channels PQ looks barely much better than old 480p widescreen....
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2014-09-15, 02:25 AM
Replies: 197
  Cycling
Views: 37,311
Posted By Nels Stewart
Once again La Vuelta had the best racing of the...

Once again La Vuelta had the best racing of the three Grand Tours. The Contador vs. Froome battle we were denied in the Tour had some great moments, plenty of attacks and counter-attacks. But what...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2014-09-01, 02:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,818
Posted By Nels Stewart
No Cameras Allowed - A sort of real-life Almost...

No Cameras Allowed - A sort of real-life Almost Famous, about a USC film student who sneaks his way into music festivals, befriends Mumford & Sons, gets a commission from HBO to shoot the Running of...
Forum: What's On Blu-ray, DVD and in the theatres.   2014-08-28, 02:21 AM
Replies: 1,944
Views: 304,516
Posted By Nels Stewart
Thumbs down Same here. And it just doesn't feel right to...

Same here. And it just doesn't feel right to submit a review here of a movie I've watched on Apple TV.

I also find I'm less inclined to watch movies now that my only real choice is streaming. I've...
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