They said that most mastering rooms are running at 5000:1. All those who know a xenon based projector that is running at more than 2500:1, please raise your hands. OK. Let’s make it easier. All those who have a mastering room with a cool and groovy 4K xenon-based projector who is getting better than 2000:1, please raise your hand. Ah! look, there’s that guy with the new Sony projector. Very nice sir. No one with a TI based projector…didn’t think so. Tweaking the iris and getting the nicest bulb will get you to 1750:1, but more brightness after that gives you brighter darks…but not more contrast.
This article is a work in progress.
And no Atmos? Wha? There was some great music build-up during one of the scenes…wow, those 5 sets of speakers in the front sure can sing. But it never left the front of the room.
This article decided to wait for the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, so that the mystical art of watching the perfect movie in the perfect environment timed and mixed for the perfect audio and multi-mode dual laser system.
OK: That happened – Dolby Vision and The Force of Darkness
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