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Old 12-30-2015, 04:57 AM   #241
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None of these transfers could possibly compare to the DNR'd mess that is Anchor Bay's Blu-ray of The Osterman Weekend The colour timing is also completely off, leaving all of the characters looking like wax martian figurines.

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Old 07-30-2016, 09:35 PM   #242
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I unfortunately ran into the scourge of DNR when researching a blind buy recently. "The Good One" looks like a charming little film from 1956, but VCI Entertainment seems to have moderately botched its debut on Blu-ray with digital processing.




Perhaps it doesn't like so bad to deserve a spot in this thread, but it is a shame to see it de-grained. The transfer could have looked lovely if a more authentic approach had been taken.
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Old 07-30-2016, 11:08 PM   #243
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Predator UHE hands down.
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Old 07-30-2016, 11:26 PM   #244
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its gotta be the Predator

honestly i haven't actually seen it but the screen caps on this site are hysterical
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Old 07-31-2016, 12:24 AM   #245
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Predator might be the worst, but since it has a much better BD out without DNR I can't say it's the one that bothers me most. That would be Star Trek VI, which looks godawful and there is no better version available.
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Old 07-31-2016, 02:02 AM   #246
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Predator might be the worst, but since it has a much better BD out without DNR I can't say it's the one that bothers me most. That would be Star Trek VI, which looks godawful and there is no better version available.
The Color of Money probably looks the worst next to Predator.
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Old 07-31-2016, 02:08 AM   #247
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Original first Patton disc hands down.
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Old 07-31-2016, 02:29 AM   #248
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Basic Instinct from Lionsgate has really annoying temporal noise reduction that has lovely motion trailing and smearing. Not the worst but one that's up there for me
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Old 07-31-2016, 02:34 AM   #249
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The German Kundun disc is the worst that I've seen.

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Old 07-31-2016, 02:53 AM   #250
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That bites, concerning Kundun... I wanted to see that!
Yeah, I Cosplay, Choo gots a problems wit dat?... it freakin' rocks!
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Old 07-31-2016, 06:12 AM   #251
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The Wedding Singer has atrociously bad DNR. Another waxwork!
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Old 08-02-2016, 12:37 AM   #252
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Just wait until (if) you see Death Valley Days.... It's insulting.
I literally quit.
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Old 08-02-2016, 07:08 PM   #253
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I agree about Aliens. I saw Aliens in 1986 on opening weekend. No, I don't specifically remember exactly how it looked, and I wouldn't try to claim I did. But it certainly wasn't deep teal like the blu-ray, I can say that for certain. A heavy teal blanket tint would have stood out to me and I would have remembered that. Same way Blade Runner on blu-ray does not look like it did in theatres color-wise. They ruined Alien on blu-ray as well with the revisionist color timing.
So many Fox films have the teal/orange tint that they should name the process "TechniFoxcolor" and everyone who owns a Fox Blu-ray will know what it means ("The King and I" probably being the worst but older titles like "Bus Stop" and "Desk Set" also suffer the Tealization that "Aliens" suffers from, maybe even more so)
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So many Fox films have the teal/orange tint that they should name the process "TechniFoxcolor" and everyone who owns a Fox Blu-ray will know what it means ("The King and I" probably being the worst but older titles like "Bus Stop" and "Desk Set" also suffer the Tealization that "Aliens" suffers from, maybe even more so)
Aliens doesn't suffer from any tint. It has the same teal cast that Cameron started filming with The Terminator.
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Old 12-01-2017, 07:03 PM   #255
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Kundun (German Blu-ray)
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Old 12-01-2017, 07:38 PM   #256
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Aliens doesn't suffer from any tint. It has the same teal cast that Cameron started filming with The Terminator.
The original Aliens and Terminator theatrically weren't blanketed teal, and it was impossible to get the look on both of those remasters without the use of a digital DI, which didn't exist then. And no, they didn't use teal filters when filming that turned grate green and Arnold's gray trench coat green. You know that.
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Old 12-01-2017, 07:51 PM   #257
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When I saw this pic I was like...what the mother#%$^ing hell is this (*&#?!?!?! Despicable.
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Old 12-01-2017, 07:54 PM   #258
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When I saw this pic I was like...what the mother#%$^ing hell is this (*&#?!?!?! Despicable.
Just be grateful you didn't have to suffer through an actual viewing. Probably the worst looking blu ray I've ever seen
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Old 12-01-2017, 08:01 PM   #259
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Just be grateful you didn't have to suffer through an actual viewing. Probably the worst looking blu ray I've ever seen
Very true. I never bought it, obviously. I have the old one. I'm still waiting for a proper re-master. Fingers crossed Fox will do one when the new Predator movie comes out.
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Old 12-01-2017, 08:12 PM   #260
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People should go back and view the caps from the 40 Year Old Virgin release.

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