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Old 06-06-2014, 01:49 AM   #481
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Does anyone know if this release, being sold by Amazon.ca, would be the un-remastered version?
http://www.amazon.ca/Gangs-York-Blu-...015324&sr=1-97

I think it has the old cover art, but is there a chance they just didn't update it?

If not, would this one, a few dollars more, be the remastered version?
http://www.amazon.ca/Gangs-New-York-...gs+of+new+york

It seems like it's a bit hard to find the right one in Canada. I think all the ones I've seen in real life have been the old one.
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Old 06-06-2014, 09:58 AM   #482
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Where the heck is the new Gangs of New York release that includes a digital copy?
Where? Well I got one imported a few weeks back. I paid about 6 for it and thought I was getting the old remastered one - I got the newer one with the UV instead.
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Old 07-30-2014, 12:56 PM   #483
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Anyone know if the version that is currently on sale for $4.99 at Amazon (featured in this site's US "Best Blu-ray Deals" section) is the remastered BD, or are they unloading the older discs? Thanks.
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Old 07-31-2014, 08:56 PM   #484
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Anyone know if the version that is currently on sale for $4.99 at Amazon (featured in this site's US "Best Blu-ray Deals" section) is the remastered BD, or are they unloading the older discs? Thanks.
My order from Best Buy arrived today and I can confirm that they sent me the remastered version. Best Buy knows not to send old J.R. a DNR'd mess.
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I have the 2010 miramax and noticed, while comparing it to a DVR recording on some movie channel, that there is a different (wider) aspect ratio on that movie channel version than there is on the "remaster." There's more top and bottom info. Compare, say, the snow fight scene in the beginning where they are all lined up and ready to fight... there is more snow / ground in the foreground, giving the sense of greater distance. "One more time for the sweet souvenir," there is more of Jen's dress visible in the close-ups, embroidering that isn't shown on the "remaster." Good quality, perhaps, but what a disappointment not to have the entire framing. I'm sorry I even compared them, I never would have known. Why would they do that?
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Old 11-04-2014, 11:12 AM   #486
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I have the 2010 miramax and noticed, while comparing it to a DVR recording on some movie channel, that there is a different (wider) aspect ratio on that movie channel version than there is on the "remaster." There's more top and bottom info. Compare, say, the snow fight scene in the beginning where they are all lined up and ready to fight... there is more snow / ground in the foreground, giving the sense of greater distance. "One more time for the sweet souvenir," there is more of Jen's dress visible in the close-ups, embroidering that isn't shown on the "remaster." Good quality, perhaps, but what a disappointment not to have the entire framing. I'm sorry I even compared them, I never would have known. Why would they do that?
Not sure what you're saying here. Do you mean the TV version is open matte?
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Old 11-04-2014, 11:38 AM   #487
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I have the 2010 miramax and noticed, while comparing it to a DVR recording on some movie channel, that there is a different (wider) aspect ratio on that movie channel version than there is on the "remaster." There's more top and bottom info. Compare, say, the snow fight scene in the beginning where they are all lined up and ready to fight... there is more snow / ground in the foreground, giving the sense of greater distance. "One more time for the sweet souvenir," there is more of Jen's dress visible in the close-ups, embroidering that isn't shown on the "remaster." Good quality, perhaps, but what a disappointment not to have the entire framing. I'm sorry I even compared them, I never would have known. Why would they do that?
The TV version is a compromise to fill the TV screen by adding more to the top and bottom of the frame rather than cutting information off the sides.The Blu-ray contains Scorsese's preferred shot composition that was in it's original theatrical release. It's the exact framing he wanted.
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Old 11-15-2014, 09:03 PM   #488
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Yesterday I finally added the remastered version to my collection and I can now retire the problematic initial release. I grabbed the latest Lionsgate release with the UV code, and can confirm that it is in fact the remaster because:

1. It looks gorgeous and has an overall darker and grainier look.
2. After analyzing the disc via MakeMKV, the file is 33.5 GB, which is the size of the remastered version according to AVSforum.
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Old 11-28-2014, 02:16 PM   #489
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$3.99 right now at amazon.com!
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