I would, given the previous shitty schemes these idiots have tried.
Sorta surprised theatres are going with DLP. It can result in a lot of visible artifacts...
What I think would be really cool is to have new encoding that uses more than three primaries in the projector.
I sorta thought the dynamic range on DLP was also kinda low. Blacks can look washed out and grey...
standpoint, you have millions of little tiny mirrors you're flipping around on a
chip. I can't believe the MTBF on those things is high enough to warrant
spending loads of money on them.
If they're using piezoelectrics to torque the crystal facets then lifespan should be essentially infinite.
video... The manager explained: The hard disk was corrupted in the
power outage, and our satellite link isn't working so we can't
re-download it. Apparently the latest and greatest in digital film
Yet another perfect example of progress. We've made such a house of cards out of everything, that only the one expected positive test case works, and any slight variation causes major failure.
Remember the days when you could use a pair of pantyhose in place of a broken fan belt?
Remember when fans had belts?
Year after year I see more and more of this crap being put into production use with no case for the failure case, because it's so cheap to replace. Like that big navy ship that lost it's navigation computer and had to be towed.
In some cases, it seems they're trying to make backup hacks, like the onstar system, if the car doesn't work, it's too complicated to fix on the fly, at least it can call for help.
So what happens when the repair robots break. (tips hat to terry prachett)
It All Sucks.
And each copy distributed to a projector will have a serial number so any copies made from it by hacking the projector can be traced.
Most of the time, I would rather wait for it to come out on DVD rather than go to a theater.
With notable exceptions like Harry Potter movies and The Lord of the Rings movies.
But by doing that, you miss out on all the wonderful things that are part of the cinema experience:
The Guy who is 7 feet 6 inches tall who sits right in front of you;
The guys just behind you who talk loudly about what happens next;
The kids throwing popcorn;
leaving the theatre to find someone hi-jacking the last cab, so you have to wait in the rain til you can get another
Most of the time, I would rather wait for it to come out on DVD
rather than go to a theater.
I'm with you on that one ... except I don't watch the DVD either.
IG prefers to stare at the snow on the television.
I'm with him on that. I find it very enlightening. I think I learned more by watching static than I ever did on The Learning Channel.
A front-loading washing machine is much more interesting.