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Franch language television suitable for binge watching?

Just finished binge watching all of Young Montalbano and Detective Montalbano. Great stuff. What I would like to find is something equally binge worthy, but in French. Genre not important, just engaging characters and/or stories. DVD by preference. [more inside]
posted by BWA on Jan 14, 2016 - 20 answers

Handbrake stopping halfway through TV episode.

I've tried to rip an mp4 of an episode of Wire in the Blood (Season 1 Disc 3 : Justice Painted Blind) from an immaculate disc on my iMac using the lastest Handbrake. It only rips the first part (48:35) then stops. [more inside]
posted by chicaboom on Dec 5, 2015 - 8 answers

In search of a Blu-ray player with specific apps

Is there a Blu-ray player with HBO Go and WWE Network? [more inside]
posted by dorisfromregopark on Nov 16, 2014 - 3 answers

"And right here I decided to use lens flare..."

What are your favourite DVD extras? Which DVD movie/TV shows have the best extras/bonus material? [more inside]
posted by meronym on Oct 4, 2012 - 43 answers

Getting one's soap opera fix...

Are older episodes (i.e. 2000 - present) of daytime soap operas available either for rental or purchase? [more inside]
posted by Telpethoron on Aug 29, 2011 - 2 answers

kids tv with songs?

What kids tv shows feature lots of songs? [more inside]
posted by dpx.mfx on Sep 28, 2010 - 30 answers

Help me build my perfect home media machine.

Help me build my perfect home media machine. It must play blu-ray discs, browse the web, and stream HD video from internet sources. I have no interest in video games, and little interest in cable TV. Is this something I can buy? If this is something I must build myself, what kind of computing muscle will I need? [more inside]
posted by Afroblanco on May 12, 2010 - 15 answers

Help me find 일 박 이 일, Il Bahk Ee Il, Korean television with English subtitles.

일 박 이 일, Il Bahk Ee Il, with English subtitles? While I was in Korea, I loved watching Il Bahk Ee Il with my brother. I'd like to find DVDs (ideally) or other video sources of the show, but ones that I can understand. For that, I'd like English subtitles. Where should I look? (If I can find it before my brother, I'll buy it for him—if it's only available in Korea, he'll buy it for me.)
posted by klangklangston on Feb 9, 2010 - 5 answers

LCD Monitor Starring as TV

I want to use a LCD monitor as a TV. What do I need to do to make this dream come true? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Jan 21, 2010 - 15 answers

TV on DVD worth buying?

What are some great DVD releases of television shows? [more inside]
posted by cosmic osmo on Dec 1, 2009 - 28 answers

Help me design a new home entertainment system.

My old tube television has died a terrible sputtering death. Help me get over my sense of loss by assisting me in replacing it with a new HD television and entertainment system. [more inside]
posted by ColdChef on Nov 23, 2009 - 23 answers

How can I quickly name and tag TV episodes ripped from DVD?

Is there an ripping/converting application that will automate naming and labeling of TV episodes copied from DVD? [more inside]
posted by sun-el on Oct 30, 2009 - 4 answers

Is there a DVD test disc that can display multiple resolutions simultaneously?

Are there test DVDs that can display multiple resolutions simultaneously? [more inside]
posted by JFitzpatrick on Jan 18, 2009 - 9 answers

Why can’t my movies be as convenient as my music?

DVDs and Blu Ray discs are such a pain with their ability to be scratched and the need to find where a disc is, is it in the right case, etc. I find myself often drawn to standard definition “on demand” movies on cable (free ones) instead of searching my own high definition or DVD movies. Is there a way to have the convenience of “on demand” and the quality of the original media? [more inside]
posted by arniec on Oct 7, 2008 - 11 answers

DVD player that isn't hostile to end-users?

Can you recommend an upconverting DVD player with component output that ignores region coding and allows me to perform any action at any time? [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Sep 24, 2008 - 10 answers

Which episodes are on which DVD?

I watch most of my TeeVee on Netflix. Is there a site somewhere which indicate which episodes are on which DVD in the series? [more inside]
posted by mecran01 on Jul 15, 2008 - 8 answers

I'm Feenin'!

What is the cheapest, fastest, way to get as many 21 Jump Street DVDs as possible? One (major) caveat --- I'm in northern Thailand.
posted by matkline on Feb 19, 2008 - 6 answers

Is there a dpreview-like site for LCD monitors/TVs?

Is there a dpreview-like site for LCD televisions and monitors? Alternatively, suggest a good LCD television or monitor. [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Feb 15, 2008 - 14 answers

TV show recommendations?

I need some recommendations for new TV shows to check out on DVD. [more inside]
posted by cosmic osmo on Jun 23, 2007 - 48 answers

Love Television? Help me out.

I enjoy watching television shows once they're on DVD, but never sit down to watch when they're actually on. I'm picky, so now I'm out of stuff to watch. [more inside]
posted by frykitty on Mar 22, 2007 - 88 answers

Computer-based media clipping service?

How easy would it be to set up some PCs to record the local news on several channels for purposes of offering a media clipping service? [more inside]
posted by pzarquon on Oct 7, 2006 - 9 answers

Brightness cycling while playing DVDs

Brightness cycling while playing DVDs: My girlfriend has an old Panasonic VCR/TV combo. When I play DVDs on it (using my old Panasonic DVD player), the brightness (luminance) level fluctuates continually, ranging from just brighter than normal to very dark. The kicker: It only happens with some DVDs. What's going on here? [more inside]
posted by Vidiot on Jul 7, 2005 - 14 answers

TiVO Series 2 - burn shows to DVD?

TiVo to DVD: I've got a TiVo Series 2 which I've had for about 8 months. According to them, I could burn shows onto a DVD using the "Save to VCR" feature. Has anybody tried this? Were you satisfied with how it worked?
posted by contessa on Jan 5, 2005 - 14 answers

Can a touchscreen monitor (12-15") be set to control a DVD player?

Can a touchscreen monitor (12-15") be set to control a DVD player? (more inside) [more inside]
posted by faustessa on Sep 1, 2004 - 6 answers

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