Friday, 14 December, 2018

Tom Cruise wants you to turn off motion smoothing

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Freda Brock | 06 December, 2018, 07:02

Viewers have also complained that the action looks "too real" and excessively sharp.

Now Cruise, the Mission: Impossible actor, is spearheading a Hollywood revolt against the so-called soap opera effect, urging manufacturers to change their default settings to ensure films can be...

"The unfortunate side effect is that it makes most movies look like they were shot on high speed video rather than film", Cruise says.

The setting known as "motion smoothing" is created to make fast-moving images from sport and videogames look less blurry, by putting in artificial frames.

Tom Cruise waves during the inauguration of the Church of Scientology
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Yes. Video interpolation is often turned on by default in many TVs, so it's already engaged when you unbox the TV and turn it on for the first time.

"If you own a modern HD television, there's a good chance you're not watching movies the way the filmmakers intended", expained McQuarrie. But Tom Cruise in his fighter pilot duds, along with his Mission: Impossible - Fallout director and Top Gun: Maverick co-writer Christopher McQuarrie, have an important message for you about the worst setting on your TV and how to turn it off - a message which they filmed on the new Top Gun set.

Only, this doesn't actually make most movies and TV look better. The video recommends heading to Google and searching "turn off motion smoothing [your brand of TV]", which should help locate simple instructions to turn off this feature on one's television. Different TV makers call it by different names, including Sony's MotionFlow, Samsung's Auto Motion Plus and LG's TruMotion. Cruise and McQuarrie recommended that consumers do an internet search to find out how to disable motion smoothing on their HDTV sets.

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