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Ps3 won't play blue ray discs

I have a ps3 hooked up to my lcd tv via composite
Received my 5 free blue ray movies last week, and watched one with no problem now the same movie or any new one will begin spinning, but my screen is black and with intermittent scratching noises as if the disk is intermittently reading little sound bites. Anyone come across this?  Is the quality of the movies or something internal with the ps3?
Games play fine

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Re: ps3 won't play blue ray discs

Try reseting the drive by holding down the eject button for 10 seconds

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