Simply said, the room is too bright for movies with dark scenes, with some light coming in from outside behind the projector, combined with 4 recessed ceiling lights. On the other hand, it should do a respectable (not great) job, even with this much light on something like a basketball game, which is all bright scenes.
Here's what the scene looks like on the BenQ W100 in the same room, but fully darkened
In fact, the first image is shot in "best" (Cinema) mode, while the second one using the exact same exposure is phototgraphed in Movie Mode, you can see that Cinema is a bit darker, but also more dramatic:
OK, here are a couple more images to convince you that the W100 is truly capable and worthy of our Hot Product Award.
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