Get Free, Friendly, Expert Advice
Call 1-866-244-8796 or email

Designed and Manufactured in Canada Since 1980


AxiomAudio Blog

Blind Listening Tests

Sneak Peek into Axiom’s Current Research and Development

Axiom’s Newest Speaker: The In-Ceiling M3

Wall'O'Fame
Greg's pseudo-HT room
EP175v4 with M3v4
Who's Online
6 registered (MarkSJohnson, fredk, GregM, Gary Vose Sr, Da_Gimp_Pimp, Kevin1), 36 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Financing
Forum Stats
13336 Members
11 Forums
22945 Topics
405822 Posts

Max Online: 378 @ 02/24/13 04:33 PM
Top Posters
Ken.C 17809
pmbuko 16298
SirQuack 13344
CV 11271
MarkSJohnson 10966
Meanwhile On Facebook

Shopping made easy! Need it by the 24th? Upgrade to air shipping for just $20!...

Just two more days! Better tell your gift-givers! http://axiomaudio.com/holida...

So many people took advantage of the weekend sales! Lots of auditioning about t...

Only a few hours left to get a gift card worth up to 25% of your purchase! http:...

Page 165 of 386 < 1 2 ... 163 164 165 166 167 ... 385 386 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#286308 - 01/10/10 09:12 PM Re: So what are you watching tonight? [Re: CV]
grunt Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 12/04/06
Posts: 3569
Loc: Nirvana
Finished watching “Space Above and Beyond.” I had only caught a few episodes when it aired and finally got to finish watching from where I left off in my apartment. Despite some bad righting and not so great acting, especially the first couple episodes, I actually liked the show. Kind of had the feel of a cross between “Combat!” and “Starship Troopers.”

It’s in standard def so the video is ok though intentionally shot a little dark and muted. The Audio is also ok some surround action kicking in during battles and ship flybys. Even though it only lasted one season they did rap it up, in a bit of a hurried way, so you’re not left completely hanging.

It’s a good watch for the real Sci-Fi fan but most people probably won’t care for it.
_________________________
3M80 2M22 6QS8 2M2 1EP500 Sony BDP-S590 Panny-7000 Onkyo-3007 Carada-134 Xbox Buttkicker AS-EQ1

Top
#286320 - 01/10/10 09:48 PM Re: So what are you watching tonight? [Re: grunt]
CV Offline
Founder, Axiom Upgrade Club
shareholder in the making

Registered: 07/20/06
Posts: 11271
Loc: Richland, WA, USA
Patton Oswalt: No Reason to Complain

I've had this DVD for a while, but I kept putting off watching it. Very funny set.

Top
#286370 - 01/11/10 12:28 PM Re: So what are you watching tonight? [Re: grunt]
Murph Offline
axiomite

Registered: 10/05/06
Posts: 6884
Loc: PEI, Canada
 Originally Posted By: grunt
Finished watching “Space Above and Beyond.” I had only caught a few episodes when it aired and finally got to finish watching from where I left off in my apartment. Despite some bad righting and not so great acting, especially the first couple episodes, I actually liked the show. Kind of had the feel of a cross between “Combat!” and “Starship Troopers.”

It’s in standard def so the video is ok though intentionally shot a little dark and muted. The Audio is also ok some surround action kicking in during battles and ship flybys. Even though it only lasted one season they did rap it up, in a bit of a hurried way, so you’re not left completely hanging.

It’s a good watch for the real Sci-Fi fan but most people probably won’t care for it.


I came into this about half way through the season and liked it enough that I was disappointed when it was not renewed. We are getting a little too close to comfort for the "tank" premise these days.
_________________________
With great power comes Awesome irresponsibility.

Top
#286485 - 01/11/10 11:59 PM Re: So what are you watching tonight? [Re: Murph]
fredk Online   happy
axiomite

Registered: 12/06/07
Posts: 7229
Loc: Canada
Just finished the last segment of the Planet Earth BD set. The imagery in this documentary is stunning. I was quite surprised by how much the used both lfe (sometimes a little over the top) and the surround channels. Some of the elephant rumbling was really cool!
_________________________
Fred

-------
Blujays1: Spending Fred's money one bottle at a time, no two... Oh crap!

Top
#286487 - 01/12/10 12:42 AM Re: So what are you watching tonight? [Re: fredk]
Ken.C Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 05/03/03
Posts: 17809
Loc: NoVA
BSG Season 4.5, first ep. Now I need some Simpsons chaser. Gwaaaaaahhhh...
_________________________
I am the Doctor, and THIS... is my SPOON!

Top
#286520 - 01/12/10 03:53 PM Re: So what are you watching tonight? [Re: Ken.C]
Rock_Head Offline
aficionado

Registered: 10/10/04
Posts: 870
Loc: Delta, BC, Canada
"Hangover"

Top
#286530 - 01/12/10 04:31 PM Re: So what are you watching tonight? [Re: Rock_Head]
jakewash Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 12/26/03
Posts: 10400
Loc: Calgary, Alberta
Watched that on New Year's eve. It was a BR and I had a heck of a time getting it to load. Cute movie though
_________________________
Jason
-----------------
TTTHHHPPPPPTTTT!

My HT

Top
#286537 - 01/12/10 04:48 PM Re: So what are you watching tonight? [Re: Rock_Head]
pmbuko Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 04/02/03
Posts: 16298
Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
Even my wife loved Hangover. \:\)
_________________________
"I wish I had documented more…" said nobody on their death bed, ever.

Top
#286538 - 01/12/10 04:48 PM Re: So what are you watching tonight? [Re: Rock_Head]
Ken.C Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 05/03/03
Posts: 17809
Loc: NoVA
Yeah, pretty much. I'll see if I'm up to watching another episode tonight.
_________________________
I am the Doctor, and THIS... is my SPOON!

Top
#286540 - 01/12/10 04:50 PM Re: So what are you watching tonight? [Re: pmbuko]
pmbuko Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 04/02/03
Posts: 16298
Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
I just watched an amazing photorealistic CG movie showpiece called The Third & The Seventh. Definitely watch this full-screen and with the volume up.

I was completely floored by it.

Here's the artist's own info about it:

A FULL-CG animated piece that tries to illustrate architecture art
across a photographic point of view where main subjects are
already-built spaces. Sometimes in an abstract way. Sometimes
surreal.
_________________________
"I wish I had documented more…" said nobody on their death bed, ever.

Top
Page 165 of 386 < 1 2 ... 163 164 165 166 167 ... 385 386 >



Moderator:  alan, Amie, Andrew, axiomadmin, Brent, Debbie, Ian, Jc 

Home  |  Corporate Info  |  Products  |  Message Board  |  FAQs  |  Warranty  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Statement   |  Contact Us

©2014 Colquhoun Audio Laboratories Limited
All Rights Reserved.