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Old 01-21-2015, 11:16 AM   #1801
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It looks slightly worse but it's an SD documentary so it's not like it really matters. Also considering BDs last longer and are more durable it's still the better version IMO.

Only reason to get the original release is if you hate book packaging, I would say.
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It looks slightly worse but it's an SD documentary so it's not like it really matters. Also considering BDs last longer and are more durable it's still the better version IMO.

Only reason to get the original release is if you hate book packaging, I would say.
I believe Dangerous Days was shot using HD digital cameras.

WB being WB provided it in SD, but I think the aspect ratio had been altered as well.

Hopefully someone can confirm.
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I don't think the ratio was changed, it's 16x9 after all. It just looks more compressed, lots of jagged edges and whatnot. Again though, it's a documentary, I wasn't bothered by it at all.
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How much surround activity do the non-Final Cut versions of the film have?
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But bear in mind that the Dangerous Days documentary looks better on DVD compared to on a squashed blu-ray...apparently. Havent checked this myself but Im sure I saw it mentioned before. Ill check that one of these days maybe!
But the Workprint in the 3 disc version was a new transfer and has lossless HDMA audio. In the 5 disc version it is VC1 and lossy audio.
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But the Workprint in the 3 disc version was a new transfer and has lossless HDMA audio. In the 5 disc version it is VC1 and lossy audio.
Im not sure the new lossless audio makes that much difference in all honesty because it sounds rough either way. Not sure on the transfer difference as I havent compared it. We are very lucky to have the workprint in as good a state as it is though - I remember watching it on a dodgy VHS tape!
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