How are you doing!
I am using Yamaha YHT299 (AVR - HTR3066) for the last one year, and always thought of upgrading front speakers (L/R) when ever I listen to Music.
But for movies, am more than satisfied ( my living room is small <200sqft)
Mostly I listen to PinkFloyd...
I had been using a 2010 Sony HT model DAV-DZ290K for long. Now it turned out that while Movie DVD playing experience had been great on this system, it does not sound as great with Tata Sky HD, as it accepts only 2 CH input returning back from the TV. Setting the DEC mode to "Dolby Pro Logic II"...
Visited yamaha shop and was suitably impressed with the YHT196 for my requirements. However would be agreeable to spending the extra $$$ if either yht299 or JBL Cinema BD300 are worth the same.
YHT299 has powered subwoofer
JBL BD300 has wifi/dlna which would be handy.