Best Blu-ray Deals

Black Friday Sale is Live, $3.99 Blu-ray Movies »
Now: Rio $3.96 (74% sold out, waitlist)
Now: Orange Is the New Black: Seaso… $3.96 (75% sold out, waitlist)

Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Red 2 (Blu-ray)
$6.96
2 hrs ago
Godzilla (Blu-ray)
$7.99
21 hrs ago
Captain Phillips (Blu-ray)
$5.99
15 hrs ago
Gravity (Blu-ray)
$7.99
13 hrs ago
The LEGO Movie (Blu-ray)
$8.99
20 hrs ago
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (Blu-ray)
$3.99
14 hrs ago
12 Years a Slave (Blu-ray)
$6.96
2 hrs ago
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (Blu-ray)
$6.96
3 hrs ago
V/H/S (Blu-ray)
$3.99
2 hrs ago
Gangs of New York (Blu-ray)
$3.99
 
Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection (Blu-ray)
$99.99
35 min ago
The Bourne Identity (Blu-ray)
$6.96
4 hrs ago
The King's Speech (Blu-ray)
$3.99
20 hrs ago
Killing Them Softly (Blu-ray)
$3.99
 

Go Back   Blu-ray Forum > Movies > Blu-ray Movies - North America

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-30-2009, 04:31 AM   #1
blu-ballz blu-ballz is offline
Member
 
Jan 2008
Exclamation The Star Trek Original 6 movies thread

Please Make it so


what does anyone know so far? where are the reviews? what is PQ like based on the other country versions that are out? Kinda surprised to find no big discussion on this monumental movie box set.



Blu-ray.com Review



.

Last edited by Deciazulado; 05-26-2009 at 02:34 AM. Reason: link
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2009, 06:12 AM   #2
DVDave DVDave is offline
Senior Member
 
Oct 2008
2
1
Default

Maybe because it's not released until May 12.
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2009, 06:35 AM   #3
iwanttobeabmoviestar iwanttobeabmoviestar is offline
Expert Member
 
iwanttobeabmoviestar's Avatar
 
Sep 2007
Pueblo CO
1468
9
6
6
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DVDave View Post
Maybe because it's not released until May 12.
i think hes referring to the advance copies reviewers get
My Setup Oppo bd-93 (chipped open region), Samsung PN638000 3DTV, Samsung BD6900 3D blu ray Player , Pioneer VSX-1020-K Reciever and 7.1 surround and loving it all :)
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2009, 06:37 AM   #4
DVDave DVDave is offline
Senior Member
 
Oct 2008
2
1
Default

In that case they are probably still watching them.
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2009, 06:40 AM   #5
blu-ballz blu-ballz is offline
Member
 
Jan 2008
Default

People have them in other countries and I don't think they are promo copies. Can we not assume the UK and US actual picture quality might be the same? See this thread talking about a problem with Part VI: http://forum.blu-ray.com/showthread.php?t=96918
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2009, 01:08 PM   #6
HE1NZ HE1NZ is offline
Member
 
Apr 2009
2
Default

By the way, the new 5.1 remixes are awesome.
A huge improvement over DVDs.
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2009, 01:09 PM   #7
DetroitSportsFan DetroitSportsFan is offline
Hot Deals Moderator
 
DetroitSportsFan's Avatar
 
Aug 2007
Detroit, MI
1244
6
40
Default

There's complaints about DNR and EE over on AVS Forum, but what else is new.

Some screencaps here:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showp...&postcount=243

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showp...&postcount=260

Comparison pics between the Blu and DVD:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showp...&postcount=263
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2009, 01:24 PM   #8
monkeyjb1988 monkeyjb1988 is offline
Senior Member
 
monkeyjb1988's Avatar
 
Aug 2008
173
16
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by HE1NZ View Post
By the way, the new 5.1 remixes are awesome.
A huge improvement over DVDs.
I thought they were 7.1. Weird.

Quote:
Originally Posted by DetroitSportsFan View Post
There's complaints about DNR and EE over on AVS Forum, but what else is new.

Some screencaps here:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showp...&postcount=243

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showp...&postcount=260

Comparison pics between the Blu and DVD:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showp...&postcount=263
Those pics are AWESOME! *to self* Must hold off for ten movie set, must hold off for ten moveiset *end self*. Love the comaprison one.

Little worried about talk of DNR and EE. The pics look fine, but I'll wait for a review to know for sure.
"Upconversion, HA! You can keep your upconversion myself i will go for the true 1080p versions."

"This bickering is pointless. Lord Mouse will provide Fox with the terms of the cross-company home release by the time the new trilogy is operational. They will then crush the 2011 Blu-ray release with one swift stroke"
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2009, 03:27 PM   #9
SBrooks1 SBrooks1 is offline
Special Member
 
SBrooks1's Avatar
 
Sep 2007
87
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by monkeyjb1988 View Post
Those pics are AWESOME! *to self* Must hold off for ten movie set, must hold off for ten moveiset *end self*. Love the comaprison one.

Little worried about talk of DNR and EE. The pics look fine, but I'll wait for a review to know for sure.
You think those pics look awesome? Seriously? I was excited to get these too until I saw those screen caps. Looks like a DNR nightmare. Definitely waiting for a proper review now but more than likely I won't buy anyway after seeing those.
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2009, 08:39 PM   #10
Mr.Sparkle Mr.Sparkle is offline
Senior Member
 
Mr.Sparkle's Avatar
 
Jul 2008
46
78
Default

I hope BlockBuster plans on having the movies available to rent separately, currently there not on their website, cause I plan on renting them.
Spread yellow gunk on my pancake heart
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2009, 09:14 PM   #11
Clark Kent Clark Kent is offline
Blu-ray Count
 
Clark Kent's Avatar
 
Oct 2007
Metropolis
2
128
Default

Those screen captures do not look that great. Pretty bad DNR has been used or the masters are out of date. I have the set already ordered but those pictures do not inspire confidence.
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2009, 09:17 PM   #12
Stuart_Larkin Stuart_Larkin is offline
Active Member
 
Apr 2007
515
4
Default

I'm thinking i will Cancel my order and wait for a better set.
I have never seen star trek. I just bought the Season 1 set today and i'm going to be watching the show for the first time later on today. I don't believe I will become a trekkie, so i figured watching these movies it wouldn't matter if I saw the Directors cut or not still if the directors cuts are indeed the ones to watch then parhaps i'm just best waiting around. Problem is i don't think I will see this set for less then 80 dollars until the next set comes out. But who knows maybe i won't even like Star Trek...
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2009, 09:29 PM   #13
borninusa borninusa is offline
Power Member
 
borninusa's Avatar
 
Oct 2008
Ohio
4
1543
2
20
Default

Wow...never seen Trek?

There is actually one person in the world.
Someday we'll look back on this and it will all seem funny
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2009, 09:56 PM   #14
SoCalTiger SoCalTiger is offline
Blu-ray Samurai
 
SoCalTiger's Avatar
 
Feb 2008
Los Angeles, CA
1
1
Default

Yeah, while better than the DVD those screencaps really do not look good. Personally, I suspect DNR due to the almost total lack of any grain.

Also, it is crazy that someone has never seen ST.
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2009, 10:05 PM   #15
HeavyHitter HeavyHitter is offline
Blu-ray Samurai
 
HeavyHitter's Avatar
 
Jul 2007
15
Default

New releases by Paramount usually look quite good.

However, too many of their catalog titles seem to stem from out-of-date masters (used for DVD years ago) which contain far too much DNR and EE. It seems they were too cheap to create new masters.

I will pass on these.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2009, 01:40 AM   #16
Blu-man08 Blu-man08 is offline
Senior Member
 
May 2008
Michigan
285
11
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by HeavyHitter View Post
It seems they were too cheap to create new masters.
It's safe to assume that new masters were struck for TMP and TUC, since they are the original theatrical versions and have never seen the light of DVD let alone BD. I'm waiting for proper reviews to come in before writing this set off.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2009, 02:52 AM   #17
fighthefutureofhd fighthefutureofhd is offline
Blu-ray Samurai
 
Jun 2008
Default

the original theatrical release of star trek 6: the undiscovered country has been put out on dvd. it was first released that way.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2009, 03:06 AM   #18
jc480 jc480 is offline
Special Member
 
jc480's Avatar
 
Nov 2008
Detroit, MI
28
553
10
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DetroitSportsFan View Post
There's complaints about DNR and EE over on AVS Forum, but what else is new.

Some screencaps here:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showp...&postcount=243

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showp...&postcount=260

Comparison pics between the Blu and DVD:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showp...&postcount=263
Thanks for posting these. These BD transfers are HORRIBLE. Look at the plastisizing of this particular scene vis a vie DNR.

Note the contours of the bridge and the background landscape profile...

JC480's Home Theatre Gallery
Receiver: Denon AVR-2309ci | Speakers: Polk RC80i | RC85i | LCi-C | Elemental Designs A2-300
BD Player & TV: Pioneer BDP-51FD | Pioneer KRP-600M
PowerProtection: Leviton 8480-00W|7280-00W | Cutler Hammer CHSA
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2009, 03:33 AM   #19
Blu-man08 Blu-man08 is offline
Senior Member
 
May 2008
Michigan
285
11
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by fighthefutureofhd View Post
the original theatrical release of star trek 6: the undiscovered country has been put out on dvd. it was first released that way.
Sorry, but you're mistaken. The first DVD was the same home video version released in 1992 to VHS and Laserdisc. It contained Rene Aubergonois' bit about cleaning the Klingons' chronometers as well as the Scooby-Doo ending as well as a few other bits of extra footage. It was the only version ever released to home video until the Director's Edition 2 Disc, where Nicholas Meyer added some different close ups McCoy during the Spock/Valeris mind-meld in addition to the previous extra footage. The aspect ratio was different from the theatrical version as well, 2.11:1 or something like that. The BD will be the first time the original theatrical version of VI has ever been released to home video.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2009, 03:54 AM   #20
HeavyHitter HeavyHitter is offline
Blu-ray Samurai
 
HeavyHitter's Avatar
 
Jul 2007
15
Default

They virtually removed all of the grain in that shot^. What's left almost looks like compression artifacting.
  Reply With Quote
Reply
Go Back   Blu-ray Forum > Movies > Blu-ray Movies - North America

Similar Threads
thread Forum Thread Starter Replies Last Post
Star Trek, Original Series TV Shows Beta Man 17 08-13-2012 08:36 PM
Star Trek: the original series on blu TV Shows Teabaggins 52 11-07-2010 07:45 AM
STAR TREK (original movies) Blu-ray Movies - North America krazeyeyez 50 07-28-2010 04:00 PM
Star Trek Season 1 The Original Series Blu-ray Movies - North America Aholland06 3 03-09-2010 04:28 AM
Original Star Trek...Did You Know.... TV Shows Raymond Earl 6 04-29-2009 07:58 PM


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 08:37 AM.