Movie Trailers for your Nexus One

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    Video Guru dvdcatalyst's Avatar
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    Talking Movie Trailers for your Nexus One

    First post on the Nexus Forums, but I'm actually quite active on the DroidForums

    A few days ago I started a thread there with movie trailers for the Droid, and figured I might as well do the same for all the Nexus One users.

    The trailers are all converted from Quicktime HD files (720p or 1080p) with DVD Catalyst 3 (3.84.1 to be exact) using the Google Nexus One HQ profile.

    The mp4 files are streaming capable, so if you use the links on your Nexus' webbrowser, it should play while downloading. The zip files are intended for download and manual transfer to your Nexus so you can view them any time.

    I'll be updating this thread with new trailers whenever I have a chance.

    Settings used:

    Google > Nexus One HQ profile

    Screensize 800x480 (The settings in DVD Catalyst were based on leaked specs and have 848x480. This will be fixed in the next update)
    Video Quality : 1000 Kbps
    Audio Quality: 160 Kbps

    Blackbar removal left at default "Remove from file", so not all movies play full-screen. For information on what the different methods are, please refer to the Android section on the website, or have a look at the thread on droidforums

    Droid-Optimized Movie Trailers - Droid Forum - Verizon Droid & the Motorola Droid Forum

    Here are the links:

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    It wouldn't surprise me if the hardware really is 848x480, but the extra 48 is the area with the buttons on it (so it can be touch sensitive).

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    New trailers. This time I figured I pick the top 10 on Apple's Trailer website ( Apple - Movie Trailers ), and make things look a little bit more fancy. Because I wanted to add an article on my site in regards of multi-device conversions, I converted each trailer to 4 different devices.
    The trailers are done with the new 3.85 version of DVD Catalyst 3 (click on the cat-eyes in the program to update)
    I used the default (non-HQ) profiles this time, and used the default "Remove black bars from file" black bar removal settings.

    For details on how to make video full screen, and how it affects the video itself, have a look at this post
    DVD's to Droid? - Droid Forum - Verizon Droid & the Motorola Droid Forum
    Trailers are streamable when you visit the links on your Droid

    # 1. Avatar
    AVATAR takes us to a spectacular new world beyond our imagination, where a reluctant hero embarks on a journey of redemption and discovery, as he leads a heroic battle to save a civilization.
    Source: Apple - Movie Trailers - Avatar

    # 2. Edge of Darkness
    “Edge of Darkness” is an emotionally charged thriller set at the intersection of politics and big business. Thomas Craven (Mel Gibson) is a veteran homicide detective for the Boston Police Department and a single father. When his only child, twenty-four year-old Emma (Bojana Novakovic), is murdered on the steps of his home, everyone assumes that he was the target. But he soon suspects otherwise, and embarks on a mission to find out about his daughter’s secret life and her killing. His investigation leads him into a dangerous, looking glass world of corporate cover-ups, government collusion and murder – and to shadowy government operative Darius Jedburgh (Ray Winstone), who has been sent in to clean up the evidence. Craven’s solitary search for answers about his daughter’s death transforms into an odyssey of emotional discovery and redemption.
    Source: Apple - Movie Trailers - Edge of Darkness

    # 3. When In Rome
    An ambitious young New Yorker (KRISTEN BELL), disillusioned with romance, takes a whirlwind trip to Rome where she defiantly plucks magic coins from a fountain of love, inexplicably igniting the passion of those who threw them in: a sausage magnate (DANNY DEVITO), a street magician (JON HEDER), an adoring painter (WILL ARNETT) and a self-admiring model (DAX SHEPARD). But when a charming reporter (JOSH DUHAMEL) pursues her with equal zest, how will she know if his love is the real thing?
    Source: Apple - Movie Trailers - When In Rome

    # 4. The Tooth Fairy
    Dwayne Johnson is “The Tooth Fairy,” also known as Derek Thompson, a hard-charging minor league hockey player whose nickname comes from his habit of separating opposing players from their bicuspids. When Derek discourages a youngster’s hopes, he’s sentenced to one week’s hard labor as a real tooth fairy, complete with the requisite tutu, wings and magic wand. At first, Derek “can’t handle the tooth” - bumbling and stumbling as he tries to furtively wing his way through strangers’ homes…doing what tooth fairies do. But as Derek slowly adapts to his new position, he begins to rediscover his own forgotten dreams.
    Source: Apple - Movie Trailers - The Tooth Fairy

    # 5. The Book of Eli
    In “The Book of Eli,” Denzel Washington stars as a lone warrior named Eli, who fights his way across the desolate wasteland of near-future America to realize his destiny and deliver the knowledge that can bring civilization back from the brink of destruction and save the future of humanity.
    Source: Apple - Movie Trailers - The Book of Eli

    # 6. Legion
    In the supernatural action thriller Legion, an out-of-the-way diner becomes the unlikely battleground for the survival of the human race. When God loses faith in Mankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity’s only hope lies in a group of strangers trapped in a desert diner and the Archangel Michael (Paul Bettany). Legion also stars Dennis Quaid, Lucas Black, Tyrese Gibson, Kate Walsh, Adrianne Palicki, Charles S. Dutton and Willa Holland and is directed by Scott Stewart.
    Source: Apple - Movie Trailers - Legion

    # 7. The Lovely Bones
    Based on the critically acclaimed best-selling novel by Alice Sebold, and directed by Oscar® winner Peter Jackson from a screenplay by Jackson & Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens, “The Lovely Bones” centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family – and her killer – from heaven. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal. Oscar® nominee Mark Wahlberg and Oscar® winners Rachel Weisz and Susan Sarandon star along with Stanley Tucci, Michael Imperioli and Oscar® nominee Saoirse Ronan.
    Source: Apple - Movie Trailers - The Lovely Bones

    # 8. Sherlock Holmes
    In a dynamic new portrayal of Arthur Conan Doyle’s most famous characters, “Sherlock Holmes” sends Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson on their latest challenge. Revealing fighting skills as lethal as his legendary intellect, Holmes will battle as never before to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy the country.
    Source: Apple - Movie Trailers - Sherlock Holmes

    # 9. Alvin and the Chipmunks: the Squeakquel
    In the “Squeakquel,” pop sensations Alvin, Simon and Theodore end up in the care of Dave Seville’s twenty-something nephew Toby (Zachary Levi). The boys must put aside music superstardom to return to school, and are tasked with saving the school’s music program by winning the $25,000 prize in a battle of the bands. But the Chipmunks unexpectedly meet their match in three singing chipmunks known as “The Chipettes” - Brittany, Eleanor and Jeanette. Romantic and musical sparks are ignited when the Chipmunks and Chipettes square off.
    Source: Apple - Movie Trailers - Alvin and the Chipmunks: the Squeakquel

    # 10. It’s Complicated
    Writer/director Nancy Meyers (What Women Want, Something’s Gotta Give, The Holiday) directs Meryl Streep, Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin in It’s Complicated, a comedy about love, divorce and everything in between. Jane (Streep) is the mother of three grown kids, owns a thriving Santa Barbara bakery/restaurant and has—after a decade of divorce—an amicable relationship with her ex-husband, attorney Jake (Baldwin). But when Jane and Jake find themselves out of town for their son’s college graduation, things start to get complicated. An innocent meal together turns into the unimaginable—an affair. With Jake remarried to the much younger Agness (Lake Bell), Jane is now, of all things, the other woman. Caught in the middle of their renewed romance is Adam (Martin), an architect hired to remodel Jane’s kitchen. Healing from a divorce of his own, Adam starts to fall for Jane, but soon realizes he’s become part of a love triangle. Should Jane and Jake move on with their lives, or is love truly lovelier the second time around? It’s…complicated.
    Source: Apple - Movie Trailers - It’s Complicated

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    Thanks for these. It's nice to finally see the awesomeness of my Nexus One screen. These trailers look awesome! I'm trying to convert some videos now.

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    I just wanted to say, these posts sold me on your software. I am converting Band of Brothers now to see how well it works.


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