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Old 2003-03-07, 18:19
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The new episode wasn't very special, it was the same concept as in the original movie, only the story was a bit different. It didn't really contribute to the overall storyline.
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Old 2003-03-07, 19:15
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Is it? how comes it loads much faster then
QuickTime most certainly doesn't load faster than WMP 6.4
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Yes, it sucks.
But then again, not having the option to pic the size of movie playback in full-screen mode sucks too.
(ie, Quicktime can have a black screen with a movie small in the center, or it can enlarge it too percentages of the size with the screen still black around it).
Yeah, nice feature. But I can't imagine using it; if I can't see anything else on the screen anyway, why not fill the image?
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And as for Liesence problems with Divx....there isnt any.
You said that before, but its wrong.
Divx is built from the ground up, its NOT a hacked codec, allthough its code is clearly based on Mp3/mpeg.

Thus its perfectly legal, its even being used in Modern DVD players and Gamesconsoles.
(All future Gamecube games can have DivX video playback, for instance)
Yes, up from DivX 4. DivX 3.11 is still the most used DivX version as it's supposed to be better, and that version does have license problems. DivX 5 is fine, but XviD is better in comparision.
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Old 2003-03-07, 20:34
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Yeah, nice feature. But I can't imagine using it; if I can't see anything else on the screen anyway, why not fill the image?
Depends on the resolution of what your watching, its not nice to stretch images to much.
Im having that problem with my TV in at the moment...looks terrible when a NTSC picture is stretched to fit a PC moniter...so Id like to just have the screen black with the pic in the center...not stretched.
Ive yet to find a bit of software that can do this

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QuickTime most certainly doesn't load faster than WMP 6.4
The software loads faster, but I find QT loads the actualy movies faster.

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Yes, up from DivX 4. DivX 3.11 is still the most used DivX version as it's supposed to be better, and that version does have license problems. DivX 5 is fine, but XviD is better in comparision.
What problems?
I havnt heard any actual source point them out.
Theres a few bits of software that say its a "hacked codec"...but the again, I havnt heard of Divx being sued by anyone....
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Old 2003-03-07, 21:16
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The software loads faster, but I find QT loads the actualy movies faster.
It's like zip vs rar: zip is faster but rar is compacter. DivX/XviD are further compressed than QuickTime resulting in more cpu usage, so they load slower. At least, that's what I think.
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What problems?
I havnt heard any actual source point them out.
Theres a few bits of software that say its a "hacked codec"...but the again, I havnt heard of Divx being sued by anyone....
I found some documentation here (scroll down a little). DivX 3.11, also known as DivX ;-) was based on the hacked codec; version 4 and upwards were built from the ground and are 100% legit.
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Old 2003-03-07, 22:05
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Well, I was comparing QT to WMP actualy, both vary depending on the codecs as well. (There many different Codecs for QT too, but not many people bother using anything but the defult).
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hmz..that explains it well....but its still odd there hasnt been any legal chalenge.
Microsoft are usualy pretty fierce at that sort of thing...
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Old 2003-03-08, 13:47
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DivX 3.11 is no longer used by anything official, and doesn't has a development team anymore. So nobody to sue.

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I just saw episode 2 again, this time with the speakers well loud. Hearing the great music and good voice acting in it's full glory made me realize this episode is actually very good, I underestimated it the first time.
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I really don't like the fact that they are only five minutes long. I mean, are they intending on releasing a 45 minute long DVD?
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Old 2003-03-08, 19:50
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Episode 1 was 9:13, episode 2 is 7:15.
The DVD will have 9 episodes, of which 4 freely downloadable.
9*8 (rough average) = 72 minutes, that fills a DVD pretty nicely.
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Old 2003-03-08, 20:48
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Seven minutes, really? Can't imagine.
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Old 2003-03-08, 20:58
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"Time flies when you're having fun."
I was surprised too.
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Old 2003-03-08, 21:14
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I think it might be released together with the Matrix movies
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Old 2003-03-21, 00:18
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Good stuff, maybe, but in my opinion they are all kind of pointless.
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Old 2003-03-21, 06:09
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A good story is never pointless.
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oh, Quick Review of Animatrix 2: Program:

Story: Good, not as interesting as the first one though.

Animation: Brillant, loved it

Heck, Id vote for that style for Ani-farscape when it happens
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Old 2003-03-21, 09:57
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OK, I finally watched the first Animatrix episode.

Very nice, though a little creepy.
I'll get around to downloading the 2nd soon.
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Old 2003-03-21, 23:58
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Not really. The animation is good and episodes like number two have something in them, but overall they feel practically empty.
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Old 2003-03-22, 11:16
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I think it's because it are just parts, and besides, the first one was more a documentary and the second one definitly wasn't over yet
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Old 2003-04-11, 16:30
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Ok, some important Matrix Stuff:

1. Animatrix 3: Detective Story.

Personaly I found this the worse Animatrix,allthough I loved the strong Noir atmosphere
Its the first animatrix to have a "major" charecter in it, (Trinty) even thought she was not the protagonist.
The story seemed a bit thin, and there was a few major plot holes in it.
However, still worth watching.


2. NEW RELOADED TRAILER!!!, out today!!
Shows some SERIOUSLY cool special effects, allthough a lot of the previous trailers footage is in it.
http://whatisthematrix.warnerbros.co...al_frames.html


Check it out

3. A rather reviling trailer to the Game:

http://cubemovies.ign.com/cube/video/ETM_tr_480.mov

This actualy seems to revil part of the plot of the films, and how it ties in with the game.
Again, stronglym recomend watching it, I personaly think the film/game over laping plot idea is groundbraking.
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Old 2003-04-16, 12:46
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so...what to people think of the new trailer?
Cool?
A bit tooo many special effects maybe?
I mean, its surely the most expensive trailer of all time considering....

What about the game?
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And it will cost more too.
But thats because it has extreamly high resolution textures that are "scaled down" depending on how good your PC is.
I think I read they all start off at 5024*5024 or something
The idea is, it has "fowards compatability" for future graphics cards.
But who cares about graphics, the ps2/gc/xbox versions are cheaper
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Old 2003-04-22, 16:01
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Dreamcatcher?

PLLEEEASSEE tell me you walked out after the animatrix and didnt stay for the film
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Did you get your refund, or did you go to see another film?
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ANYTHING is better then real.

(the Full screen option is on the registered version, btw )

ANYTHING is better than* real
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ANYTHING is better than* real
Once Atresica sees this, you're SO dead...
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Detective Story was very nice, i enjoyed it.

I'm looking forward to the 2nd Renaisance Part 2
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I'm so glad Agent Smith is coming back in reloaded, he's the best character in the movie imho. Great actor too.
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ANYTHING is better than* real
Was there a reason for that?
Is this an english essay?
Do you feel you should go around correcting people?
Do you have the qualification to 'correct' people?

If one of these questions can be answered by a no, then stop doing stuff like this.
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