He says the first time he laid his eyes on the 120-inch Screen Innovations Cinemascope Zero Edge Slate he knew he had to have it. At the time, options were limited for 2.35:1 screens with a thin border. Now Elite Screens has a similar line for about a quarter of the price.
Working with a Cinemescope screen and a 16:9 projector has its challenges. In effect, he has to zoom a 16:9 movie to fill the Cinemascope screen. This puts the black bars above and below the screen where they can't be seen. There is some resolution loss, but nothing Glenn notices.
These are Palliser Rhumba seats, configured in a single curved row a few feet ahead of the rear surround speakers and directly under the Atmos speakers in the ceiling. They're motorized and very comfortable.
That device between the seats? Glenn says he uses Nvidia's Shield TV to stream PC games from his gaming rig a few rooms over. Custom resolutions are configured to allow the games to run in Cinemascope.
One of two Klipsch RS-115SW subwoofers. He says he started with a single Revel B110, but the 10-inch sub was not enough for the levels he was looking for. Two of the Klipsch subs got him what he wanted -- and more.
"At roughly 750 each the output is staggering," Glenn says. "You feel the bass more than you hear it. The sweet spot is about 33 percent of the volume. Anything more will pull things off the walls."