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Old 08-14-2012, 11:45 PM   #1161
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You do know that to see the film in its original presentation you would need an IMAX projector, an IMAX screen, and an IMAX print of the film. The blu ray that is being released IS the closest to the original presentation that you can get for home viewing. So by your own statement you should be buying the movie.
No in full screen to minimize cropping. That is what I'm getting at. In order to put the IMAX sequences in 2.39:1 they had to crop the footage (more than what they should). The shot loses the nostalgic effect.
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Old 08-21-2012, 03:21 AM   #1162
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Bought this on release day back in April, finally got around to watching it, wish I would have watched it sooner lol, Great film. unbeleivable action sequences. the Burj Khalifa Tower scene was heart pounding and
[Show spoiler]When Ethan drove the car off the parking ramp was killer!
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Old 08-21-2012, 04:41 AM   #1163
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so you can trade in any dvd at best buy to get this for $4.99?
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Old 08-21-2012, 05:18 AM   #1164
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so you can trade in any dvd at best buy to get this for $4.99?
I'm afraid you're a little late.
In 2007, I bought a PS3 for 4 specific titles; in 2̶0̶1̶4̶ 2015, half of them haven't been released yet.
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Old 08-23-2012, 12:01 AM   #1165
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yeah a little late I'm glad I came to this site and I saw it up at the top and I saw this thread that was a great deal! it was a blind buy for me
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Old 09-22-2012, 02:14 AM   #1166
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Ordered this for $9.99 at Amazon. What a deal!
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Old 09-22-2012, 02:16 AM   #1167
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I'll pre-order this as soon as I'm able to.
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Old 10-17-2012, 01:02 AM   #1168
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Got the Best Buy Special Edition price-matched this week to the in-store ad price. they don't have any of the other versions.
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Old 10-17-2012, 04:24 PM   #1169
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Is the iTunes DC a HD download?
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Old 10-17-2012, 05:29 PM   #1170
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Is the iTunes DC a HD download?
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Old 12-20-2012, 08:03 PM   #1171
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did the reviwer had a different copy?


Just saw it - it was the nordic BD


the transfer - Mild Edge enhancement - actually a bit Distracting

Banding - specially during the sandstorm

colors - a bit to the pinky sid


?????????????????????????????????
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Old 12-20-2012, 08:57 PM   #1172
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I don't think it's anywhere near a 5.0 for PQ, it's obviously been filtered, but god forbid you raise that issue around here...

Last edited by Sky_Captain; 12-20-2012 at 10:36 PM.
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Old 12-20-2012, 09:36 PM   #1173
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did the reviwer had a different copy?


Just saw it - it was the nordic BD


the transfer - Mild Edge enhancement - actually a bit Distracting

Banding - specially during the sandstorm

colors - a bit to the pinky sid


?????????????????????????????????
US reviewers were sent the 3-disc Best Buy set. That one actually has a different transfer from the 2-disc set that everyone else got. How many discs does your edition have?

But yeah, like Sky_Captain noted, this isn't a flawless transfer. (It's pretty good, though.)
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Old 12-20-2012, 10:05 PM   #1174
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There's no such thing as a flawless transfer.
Oh sure, many candidates will come close, but nothing is life is flawless.
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Old 02-08-2013, 09:07 AM   #1175
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Still waiting on a release with the IMAX shots.
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Old 02-27-2013, 05:13 AM   #1176
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Best Buy has a new listing for this movie with a street date of 03/12/2013 and price of $12.99.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Mission%...&skuId=8684172

My guess is a single disc edition that drops the DVD.
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Old 03-31-2013, 11:38 PM   #1177
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Has anyone compared the best buy exclusive disc to the 2 disc version? I own the 2 disc version and was disappointed with the video quality at times - Jeremy Renner's face looks like an example of how to apply egregious edge enhancement throughout the second half of the film. From what I've read, the best buy exclusive didn't have these issues.
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Old 04-04-2013, 02:28 PM   #1178
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Has anyone compared the best buy exclusive disc to the 2 disc version? I own the 2 disc version and was disappointed with the video quality at times - Jeremy Renner's face looks like an example of how to apply egregious edge enhancement throughout the second half of the film. From what I've read, the best buy exclusive didn't have these issues.
Site reviewer Martin Liebman has reviewed both versions. His PQ comments don't mention this as an issue.
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Old 04-04-2013, 03:19 PM   #1179
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Best Buy has a new listing for this movie with a street date of 03/12/2013 and price of $12.99.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Mission%...&skuId=8684172

My guess is a single disc edition that drops the DVD.
This is the GI Joe movie cash version. It includes the DVD.
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:57 PM   #1180
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Has anyone compared the best buy exclusive disc to the 2 disc version? I own the 2 disc version and was disappointed with the video quality at times - Jeremy Renner's face looks like an example of how to apply egregious edge enhancement throughout the second half of the film. From what I've read, the best buy exclusive didn't have these issues.
http://www.avsforum.com/t/1394758/mi...t-protocol/210
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