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20 Million Miles to Earth BD

Old 12-04-07, 08:53 PM
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20 Million Miles to Earth BD

I just got done watching this and it looks better than it ever has. I didn't see the SD version of the Anniversary Edition, but the BD is pretty darn good. I highly recommend it for any classic Sci-fi/Harryhausen fans.

Also, there's a cool feature that allows you to toggle between the B&W version and the Color version by hitting the angle button.
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Old 12-04-07, 08:58 PM
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My copy's in the mail from Amazon now. It's kinda funny that it's shipping with Superbad and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, two of the year's most successful movies, and I'm looking forward to 20 Million Miles to Earth more than both of those combined.
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Old 12-04-07, 09:53 PM
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Originally Posted by vcuram
Also, there's a cool feature that allows you to toggle between the B&W version and the Color version by hitting the angle button.
Oh, the bitrate watchers are gonna love that on AVS. Since the other version is available as an alternate angle, that means both video streams had to be encoded in the main stream, effectively cutting the available bitrate and peaks in half.

Then again, black and white may generally take a lot less space to encode.
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Old 12-05-07, 04:48 AM
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I watched this last night, and I agree, what a stunning disc! Major 3D-pop throughout, lots of detail, no EE... to me, it's HD demo-worthy. I also enjoyed the True-HD soundtrack... nothing too flashy at all, but very atmospheric. Afterwards, I only skimmed through the colorized version... still looks cheezy as all hell, especially the fleshtones, but the Ymir was pretty cool in green. Big props to Sony for dipping into the catalog for Blu for a change, I hope to see more. BIG thumbs up!
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I need to pick this one up, along with Cars, Pixar Shorts, and Hot Rod.
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Old 12-05-07, 09:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Suprmallet
I need to pick this one up, along with Cars, Pixar Shorts, and Hot Rod.
He's going in circles!!!! I'm waiting on my copy of 20 Million to arrive from Amazon.
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Old 12-05-07, 08:34 PM
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Mine should be here tomorrow. I'm really looking forward to this one too.
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Old 12-05-07, 10:45 PM
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This is the first title on BD that I'm really upset about missing.

Damn format war
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