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Old 09-04-2016, 04:23 AM   #321
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Guys , the movie is on Netflix with what looks like the new transfer in 2D
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Old 09-04-2016, 04:36 AM   #322
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Guys , the movie is on Netflix with what looks like the new transfer in 2D
What makes you say that?
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Old 09-04-2016, 04:39 AM   #323
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Movie had the new Paramount logo and skimmed through the movie and it seems to match the screenshots of the 3D version with the same colors
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Movie had the new Paramount logo and skimmed through the movie and it seems to match the screenshots of the 3D version with the same colors
Interesting. All Paramount need to do is just drop the brightness and encode the base view and be done with it.
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Old 09-04-2016, 02:44 PM   #325
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yeah this is clearly the new master. Can't wait to watch the whole thing
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Old 09-04-2016, 04:39 PM   #326
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A proper 2D version of the new transfer was a thing a while back, I saw it on frickin' TV last year, on Comedy Central of all places! It'd be so awesome if Paramount were to do a silent 2D BD update, as although I can watch the 3D in 2D the grain is so poorly encoded that it looks like shit whereas the roll-off of detail in 3D helps to disguise it.
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A proper 2D version of the new transfer was a thing a while back, I saw it on frickin' TV last year, on Comedy Central of all places! It'd be so awesome if Paramount were to do a silent 2D BD update, as although I can watch the 3D in 2D the grain is so poorly encoded that it looks like shit whereas the roll-off of detail in 3D helps to disguise it.
The boost in brightness doesn't help. If they toned that down and improved the encode, all would be good.

This scene in particular is a bad one:

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Old 09-05-2016, 02:52 AM   #328
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Started watching the Netflix version. Looks way better than the 2008 Blu Ray. Like these colors a lot more
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Old 09-07-2016, 04:25 PM   #329
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For those watching the movie - make sure to select the 6.1 DTS-HD MA audio track (the movie defaults to the 5.1 Dolby TrueHD track) - I found the the DTS-HD track sounded much more dynamic and aggressive. The TrueHD track sounded flat in comparison.
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Was watching the iTunes 1080p copy of this on my iPad yesterday during a train ride and it looked like it was the transfer used for the 3D copy, but I wasn't 100% sure. Can anyone confirm?
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Was watching the iTunes 1080p copy of this on my iPad yesterday during a train ride and it looked like it was the transfer used for the 3D copy, but I wasn't 100% sure. Can anyone confirm?


if it had the new Paramount logo in the beginning it is the new transfer
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if it had the new Paramount logo in the beginning it is the new transfer
Ah ok thanks, it did.
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Damn annoying that they haven't released the new transfer on blu. Are there any plans to?
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I watched the old BD yesterday and it looked terrible. Waxy DNR picture. yuck. Is the 3D version played back in 2D really an improvement? It looks a little teal?

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Does the 3D disc even play 2D? Anytime I watch this movie I just watch the iTunes copy, which is the new transfer.
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I would also like to know this, can I play back the 3D in 2D on my 2D screen?
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We're talking about playback on a regular 2D TV, the disc won't allow it. While it is true that every single MVC encoded 3D disc has a 2D left-eye stream it doesn't play by default on a 2D setup, the disc must be authored to allow it to be user-selectable.

From Top Gun 3D on a 2D TV:

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I just watched the new version on Amazon and it looks miles better! I guess we will have to wait for the eventual 4K version for this transfer.

Also it looks nowhere near as "yellow" as the screenshots indicate.
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I remember Top Gun looking processed but not really DNR style. Been a while though.
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I saw the new master projected at a "Flashback Friday" event at a local theatre last year. Looked great. None of the weird colours that seemed present on the 3D version.
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