On my system:
Blade Runer 1080p - ok. no suttering.
Pause - not working for any m2ts.
MD -> Audio Settings -> Manual Configuration = no need for /root/.mplayer/config
Ice Age - Dawn of the Dinossaurs 1080p - suttering
Julie and Julia - 1080p - stuttering.
niz23, any hint regarding ffw, fbw, pause and at stop the last screen remaining as background?