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|09-06-2012 07:54 PM|
Wow. Judgement Day terminated all your Blu-ray players? Have you try playing the movie by not connecting your Blu-ray players to the internet?
[FONT SIZE=42] The moment the disc starts loading, it will try to determine your ISP zipcode and clock. [/FONT]
This is reply to the original person who has problem loading this movie. If you unplugged the player off the internet, it should get no response or reply when trying to check for the ISP. If the script is written properly, it should skip this feature and go to the main menu.
But I suspect many movies that don't have anything written to pull the data aren't coded properly. An example, when Iron Man first came out on Blu-ray, it will always try to pull something off the server because the movie uses default script to do it. But on the day the movie came out, a lot of buyers bought the movie and try to watch the movie around the same time that evening and movie wouldn't play because the server that the script trying to contact couldn't handle so many requests. Of course, the workaround is plug your Blu-ray player from the internet so that the script that has no real functionality can't contact the server.
Another possible cause is the caching directory on your player. Any movie that has BD Live enabled will create temp files and store them on the player's cache directory. On PS3, it's less of any issue because it has huge hard drive. But on standalone players, it has small storage and if it gets full, the BD Live maybe get stuck. Or, it may encounter old script files on it. Easily method is delete everything you don't know from the storage.
Lastly, Blu-ray has gone at least one major encryption update. Something DVD was never had. Just checking for latest firmware may not be enough if the Blu-ray player's manufacturer is slow or didn't update the firmware to deal with latest encryption. While the last encryption update has been around 2 years, who knows if the player's manufacturer did proper update to the encryption keys 2 (maybe 3 years) years ago. The reason I say is most movies are slow in using latest encryption. I personally keep several PS3 with different firmwares and I found it can be months or longer for some newest movies to be using the latest encryption. If you want to do tests to see if your player's "latest" firmware is really up to date, play Pixar Cars 2. It was the first Blu-ray movie to use the latest encryption when the movie came out. But Disney is slow in using the latest encryption because I found even newest Disney movies still play with older encryption.
My opinion is in the long team, having player manufacturers that don't provide the latest encryption keys will be the problem since those no name brand players don't really care about providing long team support. I already read even some of the biggest brand players are very slow in providing the latest firmware update that has everything required. Until the next encryption keys change, we'll wouldn't know who is good or bad in releasing the firmware updates since it has been 2 years since the last encryption keys changed.
|09-06-2012 07:37 PM|
On DVD, if you see some old movies for a few bucks, it's just normal to see the price.
On Blu-ray, those old movies really only worth around $5+ which is around what you expect to pay today.
|09-06-2012 06:56 PM|
|JCreazy||In for 1, been putting it off for way too long.|
|09-06-2012 06:42 PM|
|saidiadude||This one is narrated by Oprah Winfrey. The UK version is better because David Attenborough narrates it.|
|09-06-2012 06:08 PM|
|nothingfor||How does this version compare to the UK blu-ray?|
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|09-06-2012 04:30 PM|
I can't imagine anyone else able to play the Terminator's humor, just that expression in the looks.
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|SaintSimon||anyone know why this bluray is so cheap *all the time* compared to other old movies?|
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