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Old 06-19-2014, 11:53 PM   #201
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Ok, I popped in my BLU and the audio is better than I recalled. And my calibrated settings I use are quite dark for thia film. In regards to the previous screen caps shown (previous page) I can barely make out the text. So I may use a different setting for watching this film in the future. My tweaked my brightness somewhat and it helps for sure on this film.
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As I remember, the film had a heavy and dark look in the theater with drained color except for the reds. It almost looked naturally lit. That's what I remember most from the film....its foreboding, dark and heavy look. The Superbit looked nothing like that theatrical experience. It was pretty and detailed, but it was way too bright and colorful.
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Bram stokers Dracula / Mary Shelley's Frankenstein double feature blu
$7.88 at Walmart. Someone was complaining no dts-hd master but it has an uncompressed 5.1 which in my book is better sounding on my rig. Keanu sucks in this one for sure, but it still kicks butt overall......( matrix trilogy & speed are his only decent outings)....might have to keep my superbit copy but for 7.88.... Wtf??
That's a nice combo disc for someone. I think Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is underrated.
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Bram stokers Dracula / Mary Shelley's Frankenstein double feature blu
$7.88 at Walmart. Someone was complaining no dts-hd master but it has an uncompressed 5.1 which in my book is better sounding on my rig. Keanu sucks in this one for sure, but it still kicks butt overall......( matrix trilogy & speed are his only decent outings)....might have to keep my superbit copy but for 7.88.... Wtf??
I liked him in Parenthood
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Ok, I popped in my BLU and the audio is better than I recalled. And my calibrated settings I use are quite dark for thia film. In regards to the previous screen caps shown (previous page) I can barely make out the text. So I may use a different setting for watching this film in the future. My tweaked my brightness somewhat and it helps for sure on this film.
More than likely everyone saying that the BD looks fine on their TVs have the brightness turned up waaay too high.
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I think we're all entitled to our opinions , even tho SPQR does really seem to enjoy bashing this transfer...but name calling is a little out of bounds, obviously we all love movies, and I for one am gratefully for the info learned in even the dissenting opinions... This has been a real informative thread and I thank you all for your participation... And I just remembered Keanu wasn't half bad in his directorial debut-"man of tai chi".... But was loathsome in the watcher. Don't remember him in "parenthood"
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Heavy hitter.... MS Frankenstein is very underrated ... So is that other Kenneth Branagh movie where they switch identities in their next reincarnations and the giant sisscors death scene....wtf is that title ... Needs to come to blu..... "Dead again"!!!!
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More than likely everyone saying that the BD looks fine on their TVs have the brightness turned up waaay too high.
I think most people who don't calibrate or just casual tv buyers have their brightness too high IMO. In fact I know people who love the look of the smoothing and pushing the color up too high and making everything look more vivid then it should be. I suppose if they prefer it that way so be it. I guess I prefer my movies to look like Gordon Willis worked on them lol
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Bram stokers Dracula / Mary Shelley's Frankenstein double feature blu
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Do you know if this set has all the special features of the single releases?
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