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Inconsistent use of "the force"

Verboten said:

That line of Vader’s makes me think of Matthew 17:20:

He replied, “Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.”

Technically anything would be possible through the Force, it’s the fabric of the universe after all, but actually mastering it to that level is another thing entirely. At least that’s how I’ve always understood it.

good point.

Walt Disney Classics 4K

RU.08 said:

Hello everyone! Just a reminder that scanning is not cheap, and without new contributors I won’t be able to organise scanning of everything I would like to.

There are three new projects I would like to pursue:

  1. Fantasia (KOSTAL) from 2 prints (1 Kostal print, 1 IB print).
  2. Sleeping Beauty.
  3. Lady and the Tramp IB/Technicolor from 2 prints (plus the LPP already scanned).

If any of these interest you and you can help please get in contact!

Lady and the tramp technicolor, that would be cool, team negative’s lpp already looks great to my eyes, but the more the better.

beneath the 12 mile reef theatrical restoration 2.0

Here’s a case of an old movie that’s been abandond by paramount until recently. The thing is the original cut is in the public domain and is available from lower quality releases. then in 2013 paramount release a restored dvd for their archive editions in the form of an extended cut with a new copyright and the theatrical wasn’t included.

Now twilight time has licensed the film for a limited edition bluray, but again it’s only the extended cut and this time it has the surround sound. Not that there’s anything wrong with the extended cut, but being a collector I want both versions, So I’ll be re-cutting it to it’s theatrical version again.

I assume the colors are accurate as I’ve only seen low quality releases of the original so I wont be messing with the bluray color timing, Unless someone knows something I don’t. I also would like to make a surround sound track, but my editor only supports stereo so that may be a while down the road.

best budget monitor upgrade

It’s time for me to upgrade my old vga hp l1908w 1440x900 monitor. I’m looking for a good 4k or 1440p monitor, but given how budget is an issue we’re talking $300-$350 ish, I’m wondering if I’m even going to be able to tell the difference of going 4k. at that price range I’m thinking I can getting a higher end 1440p screen than I could with 4k, IE better contrast and color? Any suggestions/recommendations?

"Now...what shall we talk about?" The All-Inclusive Indiana Jones Thread

DominicCobb said:

Temple of Doom is probably the only movie that ever scared me. The heart scene quite freaked me out when I saw it (must have been 6 or 7 at the time), and even though I enjoyed the rest of the movie I kinda avoided it for the next couple of years.

I’ve often wondered what happened with that one, It’s really just a horror movie, so how did it manage to get an initial pg and later pg-13 rating? didn’t the British sensors make george cut that scene to avoid a full blown R rating?

Sita Sings the Blues 1080p surround sound edition

Sita Sings the Blues is 2008 independent animated feature by Nina Paley. The dvd sound is stereo and near as I can find the only surround sound version is in 35mm. The best bluray compatible download at present is 1080x1440p mpeg2.
Fortunately, the film’s creator has generously made the working materials needed available for anyone to work with. This version will feature a fresh encode at 1080x1920 h264 from a 210 gigabyte master and both stereo and surround mixes.

Anyone interested? If so I’ll upload it.