Yeah, I agree. Use your receiver to do it and don't worry about another limiting factor in subwoofer choice (remote control).

Plus if you have a remotely controllable sub, it will just be too temping to "fiddle" with things all of the time instead of enjoying movies.
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2-M60s, VP180, 8-M3s, SVS 20-39PCi, DIY Sub, 8-Shakers, JVC RS45, Anthem MRX-1120