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Topic # 50097 22-Nov-2009 08:18
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THey had a great opportunity to screen these in HD but didn't. And from what I saw, the picture quality for MI was pretty poor - looked like bad DVD to me, even with the upscaling they do.




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  Reply # 275116 22-Nov-2009 10:11
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TVNZ are getting past a joke in terms of HD, they keep promising HD and 5.1 sound but keep failing to deliver.

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  Reply # 275117 22-Nov-2009 10:12
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yeh pretty poor effort - especially for ROTK.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 275120 22-Nov-2009 10:22
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I think you guys are being pretty harsh on them.

This coming week TV ONE have a whopping 4 hours an 50 minutes of scheduled HD content. Yep - thats right - thats nearly 5 whole hours worth of HD.

This would be awsome enough in its own right except when you look at TV2 - who are leading the way with 4 hours of real HD content, coupled with 5 whole hours of Desperate Houswives repeats. Yes - thats a massive total of nearly 10 hours of HD content for the week. Count it and weep - it sounds even better when you say it slowly - T E N Hours... Thats nearly twice what TV ONE are showing - or roughly 200% of TV ONE. TWO Hundred Percent!!!

And don't forget - you get awesome STEREO sound to go along with it... Yes thats right 2 channels of thundering AAC glory.

The facts speak for themselves - so lets not be too harsh on them... ;)


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  Reply # 275136 22-Nov-2009 11:58
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RustyGonad: I think you guys are being pretty harsh on them.

This coming week TV ONE have a whopping 4 hours an 50 minutes of scheduled HD content. Yep - thats right - thats nearly 5 whole hours worth of HD.

This would be awsome enough in its own right except when you look at TV2 - who are leading the way with 4 hours of real HD content, coupled with 5 whole hours of Desperate Houswives repeats. Yes - thats a massive total of nearly 10 hours of HD content for the week. Count it and weep - it sounds even better when you say it slowly - T E N Hours... Thats nearly twice what TV ONE are showing - or roughly 200% more than TV ONE. TWO Hundred Percent More!!!

And don't forget - you get awesome STEREO sound to go along with it... Yes thats right 2 channels of thundering AAC glory.

The facts speak for themselves - so lets not be too harsh on them... ;)


10 hours is only 100% more than 5 hours.

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  Reply # 275141 22-Nov-2009 12:31
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bazzer:
10 hours is only 100% more than 5 hours.


Your right - edited accordingly.

Either way its a C R A P performance.

http://tvnz.co.nz/view/page/1318360/1382873

"On the Freeview DTT platform, TVNZ expects to provide about 50% of peak time content on TV ONE in HD, and 80% on TV2. This will grow progressively as local content producers gear up to make programmes in HD."

Compare this statement vs reality, people have a right to feel aggrieved.  Plenty of people invested in equipment based on these types of statements.

Or using more accurate percentage terms - The above statement made by TVNZ is 100% BS.



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  Reply # 275157 22-Nov-2009 13:24
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How hard would have been for TVNZ to get a HD version of either title when they have been screened on US TV already in HD? It's either cheapness(!) or licensing - I suspect the former!

I had recorded MI on my PS3 using Play TV thinking that I might have a better version to watch then my LD version! But no - my LD version beats it hands down and has 5.1 audio to boot!




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  Reply # 275229 22-Nov-2009 17:16
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lchiu7: How hard would have been for TVNZ to get a HD version of either title ...

I've actually got no idea how hard, or expensive, it would have been. After that teaser are you going to tell us the answer?

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  Reply # 275292 22-Nov-2009 21:06
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lchiu7: How hard would have been for TVNZ to get a HD version of either title ...

I've actually got no idea how hard, or expensive, it would have been. After that teaser are you going to tell us the answer?
How 'bout me: It wouldn't have cost them a cent if they had torrent downloaded it Tongue outWink




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  Reply # 275654 23-Nov-2009 22:38
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They would get their aussi idol faster using torrent then whatever they get it with. Perhaps that would get it onscreen the same day?




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Reply # 275674 24-Nov-2009 00:01
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richms: They would get their aussi idol faster using torrent then whatever they get it with. Perhaps that would get it onscreen the same day?


considering it was uplinked via Optus D1 last night, they could have broadcast it live without much hassle at all Wink

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  Reply # 275712 24-Nov-2009 08:19
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richms: They would get their aussi idol faster using torrent then whatever they get it with. Perhaps that would get it onscreen the same day?


My guess is they were broadcasting it across Australia live, including blank sections for regional ad breaks.

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