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Old 01-01-2015, 08:16 PM   #1201
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With Predator UHE, they might have simply re-scanned the same film elements (IP) as used for the original disc but at 4K. I suspect this is what MGM has been doing (with Rain Man, Rocky, and Robocop). But in the case of Predator, obviously, Fox just went nuts with DNR, color boosting, gamma changes, etc.
Rain Man, Rocky, and Robocop look pretty good IMO. i was looking forward to Predator when it was announced and couldn't believe butchering that was done to it. I'm still trying to find out about Halloween 35th Anniversary edition. Someone told me that it did indeed had gotten a 4k scan and I didn't think that it did. Can anybody help me out with this please? Thanks in advance.
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Old 01-01-2015, 08:33 PM   #1202
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Rain Man, Rocky, and Robocop look pretty good IMO. i was looking forward to Predator when it was announced and couldn't believe butchering that was done to it. I'm still trying to find out about Halloween 35th Anniversary edition. Someone told me that it did indeed had gotten a 4k scan and I didn't think that it did. Can anybody help me out with this please? Thanks in advance.
I agree, those three MGM releases look good and natural although my guess is they would look a bit more detailed if they went back to the original negative, but there are economic realities. They have the look of coming from IPs but that is okay. I've been meaning to watch Rocky for the first time on the FP, but it looked very good on my previous Panasonic VT60.

I am curious about Halloween myself and probably spent 15 minutes on Google trying to track down a source on it - nadda. I think if it did receive a 4K scan, it would be prominently stated as most studios like to advertise such things versus just "remastered". It does look very good and detailed though.
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I agree, those three MGM releases look good and natural although my guess is they would look a bit more detailed if they went back to the original negative, but there are economic realities. They have the look of coming from IPs but that is okay. I've been meaning to watch Rocky for the first time on the FP, but it looked very good on my previous Panasonic VT60.

I am curious about Halloween myself and probably spent 15 minutes on Google trying to track down a source on it - nadda. I think if it did receive a 4K scan, it would be prominently stated as most studios like to advertise such things versus just "remastered". It does look very good and detailed though.
Well, I know that they used a 4k master for a screening that came out about a month or so before the blu was released. The question is, did they use that same master for the blu-ray. I can't find it anywhere either. Like you said, it looks great regardless!
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Movies shot on film that are on Sony's 4K server.

A Few Good Men
Air Force One
Alamo Bay
American Hustle
Angels & Demons
Bad Teacher
Battle Los Angeles
Body Double
Bridge on the River Kwai
Captain Phillips
Cowboy
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Evil Dead
Funny Girl
Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters II
Glory
Godzilla (1998)
Groundhog Day
Hancock
Hard Times
Hitch
Investigation of a Citizen Beyond Suspicion
It Happened One Night
Jerry Maguire
Julie & Julia
Lawrence of Arabia
Looper
Men in Black
Moneyball
My Best Friend's Wedding
Philadelphia
Pineapple Express
Premium Rush
Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed
Salt
Spider-Man
Spider-Man 2
Spider-Man 3
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Taxi Driver
That's My Boy
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
The Big Chill
The Da Vinci Code
The Guns of Navarone
The Holiday
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The Last Detail
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Old 01-01-2015, 10:33 PM   #1205
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Well, I know that they used a 4k master for a screening that came out about a month or so before the blu was released. The question is, did they use that same master for the blu-ray. I can't find it anywhere either. Like you said, it looks great regardless!
Did anyone who saw it say it had the same look and color of the Blu?
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I doubt that the UHE came from a 4K scan.

No engineer would butcher a 4K master like that. When you perform a 4K scan, the cost of doing so is high, the whole point is to preserve grain structure and detail.

Applying DNR to the level of which they did, pretty much rendered a 4K scan useless, unless they are going to release it properly on Blu-ray and 4K Blu-ray, in the future.
They scan the film in 4K and do all work in 2K. With DNR, Color/contrast boost, a scan can completly ruin. A user have this information from James Finn from Fox.

In my opinion they did the same with Patton. but on Patton they going back to the scan and make all work new for a more filmic transfer(the remastered version).
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Did anyone who saw it say it had the same look and color of the Blu?
Same color timing I believe but that's all I've heard. For it to be put on this list there has to be a definite source and I can't find one at all. That's why I'm asking on here now, hoping for an answer.
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They scan the film in 4K and do all work in 2K. With DNR, Color/contrast boost, a scan can completly ruin. A user have this information from James Finn from Fox.

In my opinion they did the same with Patton. but on Patton they going back to the scan and make all work new for a more filmic transfer(the remastered version).
It was great to see they went back to Patton - too bad they wouldn't revise Predator but I guess they figure the original release is the alternative.
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Same color timing I believe but that's all I've heard. For it to be put on this list there has to be a definite source and I can't find one at all. That's why I'm asking on here now, hoping for an answer.
Yeah, it's odd that it's so hard to find a source. I am very curious now. lol
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Old 01-03-2015, 02:33 AM   #1210
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The old disc is far from perfect. Its an old transfer with a outdated codecs and many video noise.

Maybe Fox go back and make a new disc for the release of Shane Blacks Predator 4.
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Small update, A Good Year (Ridley Scott's film) is finally being released (in Europe at least and is sporting a 4K transfer)

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I'm testing a new look by having the covers instead of a link.
Go to the first page in this thread and check it out and give me your feedback

How do you guys like it ?
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Looks great!
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Small update, A Good Year (Ridley Scott's film) is finally being released (in Europe at least and is sporting a 4K transfer)
In Her Shoes 4K DI too?

http://www.caps-a-holic.com/hd_vergl...D=2176#auswahl

It's in the same release line, like Working Girl & A Good Year.
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They scan the film in 4K and do all work in 2K. With DNR, Color/contrast boost, a scan can completly ruin. A user have this information from James Finn from Fox.

In my opinion they did the same with Patton. but on Patton they going back to the scan and make all work new for a more filmic transfer(the remastered version).
Did they do the same with the 5 original Planet of the Apes movies, Commando, The Fly and so on ???
So it seems.
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GoodFellas 25th Anniversary Edition will be 4K remastered.

http://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.ph...&postcount=191
http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/GoodFe...lu-ray/122386/

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GoodFellas 25th Anniversary Edition will be 4K remastered.

http://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.ph...&postcount=191
http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/GoodFe...lu-ray/122386/

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Wow great news, added
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