Nephew Barrett has his on viewpoint of a media room. In fact, he said . . . .
Don't forget a Blu-ray player (PS3?) and a home theater computer! I find it funny to read Fio's horror at the cathedral-esque setup of a home theater room while it just makes my mouth water to think of it.
The experience of watching Master and Commander in 1080p with 7.1 surround sound in a dimly lit room will transport you to that world. I can only imagine that it would be a truly immersive experience.
My wife says it must be a man thing.