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  1. CALGARY: Toshiba HD-A1 HD DVD Player + ~116 HD DVD Movies - $100

    Items for Sale
    Kind of a long shot, since this format is now dead as the dodo, but I'm purging my entire collection. :) Important notice: - Sold AS-IS. The HD-A1 seems to work fine based on my own tests (I watched a couple movies on it within the last month), but I can't guarantee that every disc will play...
  2. 4:3 DVD Stretched on 16:9 TV with Samsung Player

    Home Theatre Corner
    I recently helped my dad upgrade to an HDTV and connected up his old DVD player (Samsung DVD-V5650) to the new TV with component cables. I switched the DVD player to 16:9 and everything works great with 16:9 DVDs but 4:3 DVDs get stretched. You can use the "EZ View" button on the front panel...
  3. Beatles Yellow Submarine Hits Canadian Theatres on May 24th

    Industry News
    The 1968 animated Beatles musical, Yellow Submarine has been digitally restored frame-by-frame and is ready for the big screen once again. For one night only, Thursday, May 24th, Cineplex Entertainment's Front Row Centre Events and EMI Music are rewarding generations of Beatles fans by showing...
  4. Contagion last week’s top DVD seller

    Industry News
    The medical thriller "Contagion" was the top selling movie in North America last week, while "Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes," now out for four weeks, took top spot on the rental charts according to figures published today by Rentrak. Contagion, whose ensemble cast includes Marion Cotillard...
  5. The Hangover Part II tops last week’s DVD sales charts

    Industry News
    The American comedy film "The Hangover Part II" was the top selling movie in North America last week, while Cowboys and Aliens took top spot on the rental charts according to figures published today by Rentrak. The sequel to 2009's The Hangover takes place two years later when Phil, Stu, Alan...
  6. Ottawa (Orleans): Assorted movies on DVD

    Items for Sale
    Each movie includes the original case. Discs and cases are in excellent condition. ------------------------------------------- Jumanji (Collector's Series) ($4) Pan's Labyrinth ($4) Snatch ($4) The Prestige ($4) This Is Spinal Tap (Special Edition) ($4) The Matrix ($4) The Matrix...
  7. Captain America tops last weeks DVD charts

    Industry News
    Action film "Captain America: The First Avenger" was the top selling movie and the top rental on DVD in North America last week according to figures published today by Rentrak. The superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character which tells the story of Steve Rogers, a sickly man from...
  8. Fast Five tops last weeks DVD charts

    Industry News
    Action film "Fast Five" was the top selling movie and the top rental on DVD in North America last week according to figures published today by Rentrak. The fifth installment in the Fast and the Furious film series, which follows Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) as he and his gang plan a heist to...
  9. X-Men: First Class tops last week's DVD Charts

    Industry News
    American Superhero film "X-Men: First Class" from Fox Studios was the top selling movie and the top rental on DVD in North America last week according to figures published today by Rentrak. The fifth installment in the X-Men series which acts as a prequel to the X-Men Trilogy was released to...
  10. Blockbuster Canada going out of business

    Industry News
    Grant Thornton Ltd., the Receiver of Blockbuster Canada has announced the movie and video game rental chain is going out of business. After being pushed into receivership in May, the receiver closed approximately 150 of the Company's underperforming retail locations in June and continued to...
  11. UK firm acquires HMV Canada for $3.2 million

    Industry News
    Hilco UK, a British firm which specializes in restructuring ailing retailers, has purchased HMV Canada from the UK's HMV Group plc. for 2.05 million British pounds, approximately $3.2 million Canada. The announcement comes almost three months after the firm was first reported to be up for sale...
  12. PS3 Aspect ratio for SD videos

    Home Theatre Personal Computer & Media Extenders
    I have a PS3 Slim connected to Viewsonic LCD monitor via HDMI cable. The aspect ratio from the video games as well as from blueray disks is just fine, 16:9. When we play the old DVDs (not Blueray) the aspect ratio goes to 4:3. Same is true for other SD content. So, I know that HDMI works...
  13. Iron Man DVD problems?

    What's On Blu-ray, DVD and in the theatres.
    I was wondering if anyone out there has experienced problems with their Iron Man DVD? We bought it, and ran it on our Pioneer DVR 550-H, and about an hour into the movie, it starts to freeze at certain parts. I posted this question elsewhere, and someone said they had the same thing happen on...
  14. AVI to DVD - What Software do you Recommend?

    Home Computing
    I'd like to get some other opinions on this. Whenever I burn .AVI files for DVD viewing, I've been using Xilisoft DVD Creator, but it's not the greatest I don't find. What program do you use or recommend?
  15. Connecting DVD player to Starchoice DSR 505 HD

    Shaw Direct Satellite
    I am an idiot when it comes to this so I was wondering if someone could walk me through step by step in connect a new DVD up conversion player to my HD DSR 505 receiver. Or do I cannot it straight to my Samsung (32 inch tv.) And which is the best cable to use for this. Much appreciated.:rolleyes:
  16. DVD Ripping, transcoding and Playback discussion for PS3 and iPhone/itouch

    Home Theatre Personal Computer & Media Extenders
    First, let me say that I am not an advocate of software piracy. Having said that, I believe its perfectly legitimate for users to rip CD's or DVD's to their home network for use by the legal owner of the home. Therefore, I believe its acceptable to rip your DVD's and then transcode them for use...
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