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Worst DVD Transfer

What do you think the worst DVD transfer ever is?

Mine goes to Bachelor Party 2: The Last Temptation. It was absolutlely horrible.
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

the ninth configuration
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

Vampyr - Image
Repulsion - Koch
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

The Reservoir Dogs 10th aniversery set
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

I have some horror put out by Brentwood that's pretty craptastic. Thankfully, some have had proper transfers done recently.
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Kino, Facets, and Fox Lorber have put out their fair share of shoddy transfers.
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

Probably some public domain something-or-other that you can buy for $1.00 at Walgreens.
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

Reservoir Dogs: 10th Anniversary Edition
Thief
Scarface: CE (first release)
Double Indemnity (Image)

And all of those except Thief I viewed on my old 19" RCA TV!
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

Spielberg's 1941...I know you either love it or hate it, but it deserves a better transfer.....
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

Death Rides a Horse dvd released by some unknown company,looks horrible....
Guyana Tragedy: The Jim Jones Story released by VCI....
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

worst 16x9 enhanced is Cold Mountain
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

Virgin Terror/Spider's Venom
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

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worst 16x9 enhanced is Cold Mountain
Really? Didn't look too bad to me, and Holly Ordway's review was quite positive.
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Rob Roy is the worst I've seen.
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

On Madacy, the Italian classic TWO WOMEN with the Oscar-winning performance by Sophia Loren. Illegible subtitles, fuzzy picture, and more grain than the farm belt.

Shamefully, there does not seem to be a decent subtitled release anywhere.
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

Bay of Blood (Simitar release)
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

Escape from Sobibor (the 1998 release) and the first (of thousands) Halloween DVD were HORRIBLE.
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Mausoleum from BCI....
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Enigma.
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

The Quiet Man (I'm still waiting for the cleaned up print that was mentioned a few years ago.)
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Hard Boiled ULTIMATE EDITION- Dragon Dynasty

One of the greatest action films ever and we can't get a decent new transfer....
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

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The Quiet Man (I'm still waiting for the cleaned up print that was mentioned a few years ago.)
Same. They should have digitally obscured the "color by Technicolor" credit since it means nothing on that transfer.
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Anne of Green Gables and Anne of Avonlea.
It's shameful, because half of the charm of the miniseries is the beautiful scenery of Prince Edward Island.
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Re: Worst DVD Transfer

Dario Argento's Sleepless (Artisan)

Just awful.

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