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Old 02-07-2009, 11:15 PM
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I buy anything regardless of genre. Even dramas can very pretty photography, and comedies I buy few of anyway, just because so much of a comedy's worth comes from seeing it for the first time...most of them, anyway.

But I'll eventually upgrade my whole collection, comedies included. I'm thinking Groundhog Day, Bottle Rocket (pretty movie) and Dr. Strangelove (old movie needing upgrade) first.

Oooh, and can you imagine Waking Ned Devine on BD? Buh, that would be GORGEOUS.
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Old 02-08-2009, 12:04 AM
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science fiction and action movies, just not worth it.
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Old 02-08-2009, 04:31 AM
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most of the time when i get a movie, it's usually a drama, action, or sci fi. but sometimes i just think it'll look sweet in hi def (like speed racer)

but for the most part i buy sci fi movies, they're the ones that benefit the most from hi definition.
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Old 02-08-2009, 01:54 PM
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comedies and romantic movies should not be available on BD to start with so they top the list. Porn is another one, I really don't like seeing stretch marks in Hi-Def which can be a common occurrence in milf titles
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Old 02-08-2009, 02:03 PM
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well, i like picture quality, regardless of what kind of movie.

I think animated films are actually not that great looking in blu. yes, i watched wall e in blu and it didn't look all that grand IMO

after that, i don't buy many comedies on blu, mostly because I don't buy many comedies in general.

normally i don't buy horror movies on blu unless they're saw movies, and that's just because the only good horror movies are the old ones, and the old ones always look like crap.

action movies almost always look great on blu ray.

sci fi movies are my favorite on blu. I love the otherworldly look of sci fi movies, or the high tech look of stuff like 2001. I think it just looks so cool, and the blu ray really helps make it look cooler.

dramas i like on blu ray, mostly because i like dramas a lot.
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Old 02-08-2009, 10:05 PM
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There is no genre that I single out. Now if you are asking me if I am slower to upgrade 'okay' or 'decent' movies compared to my favorites and great movies, then I will say yes, definitely. But that's a money thing -- it has nothing to do with me thinking only certain genres are worth upgrading because that simply isn't true.
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Old 02-09-2009, 12:40 AM
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Like a lot of others have said, it doesn't matter what genre the movie is in. I think all movies benefit from Blu-Ray. Some people think that only movies with special effects are worth watching in HD, but you might as well watch movies you love in the best way possible. You can still see and hear things in a movie that you wouldn't have on a DVD.
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Old 02-09-2009, 01:01 AM
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I think it boils down to how visually based a genre tends to be. As I see it:


Sci Fi and action - very visual (benefit a lot from extra detail in HD)

Drama - somewhat visual (mostly nuances in facial expression are important.)

Comedy - not very visual (humor is funny whether it looks crisp or blurry.)

Horror - not very visual (good horrors let your imagination make it scary.)

Porn - counter-visual (hear me out: hot girls are hot in any resolution, but HD can reveal blemishes/pimples/stretch marks which are actually more of a turn-off.)
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Old 02-09-2009, 04:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Nicodimus22 View Post

Porn - counter-visual (hear me out: hot girls are hot in any resolution, but HD can reveal blemishes/pimples/stretch marks which are actually more of a turn-off.)
speak for yourself buddy
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Old 02-09-2009, 05:39 AM
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Like so many have said -

Buy -sci fi, action, thrillers, crime dramas

Avoid - catalog garbage transfers in any genre and comedies/romance (the only exceptions are if I really really LOVE the actors or director and the pic quality was 4.5 or a 5.)
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