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Wall Street - Feb 5th on Blu Ray - is it worth it

Old 02-04-08, 08:20 PM
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Wall Street - Feb 5th on Blu Ray - is it worth it

Hi,
Wondered if anyone has seen review of Wall Street on Blu Ray and if this is worth purchasing for it being on Blu Ray. Is the quality worth it from a standard DVD?

I have the standard def DVD from 2000.

Thanks for the recommendations.

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Old 02-04-08, 08:25 PM
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Here you go.
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Old 02-04-08, 08:32 PM
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I love this film, but I have the recent DVD re-release, so I'll stick with that until the next Fox BOGO.
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Old 02-04-08, 09:13 PM
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Eh I was going to get the new release on standard but held off for this....not too thrilled with the review. I also don't think it's worth the spring of $35. I'll do what bunk said, and wait for a bogo.
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Old 02-04-08, 09:28 PM
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The video quality is ass. Very disappointed.
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Old 02-04-08, 09:53 PM
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Thanks Hammer99 for the review, guess i'll hold off for it to appear in a deal or on ebay!

Kind of expected a better video translation to bluray.

Next buy then for me is going to be Michael Clayton


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Old 02-04-08, 10:27 PM
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I'm waiting for it to be in a B1G1.
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Old 02-05-08, 09:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Mercury&Solace
The video quality is ass. Very disappointed.
Yet another example of why it's foolish to rush out and replace every SD title with its latest HD release.

I'm keeping my DVD collection. I'll replace maybe the top 10% of my favorite films with their HD counterparts, when and if released, and then only if the respective studios have given the tranfers the proper care and consideration due them.
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Old 02-05-08, 10:50 AM
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I'll pick it up on a B1G1.
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Old 02-05-08, 02:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Mercury&Solace
The video quality is ass. Very disappointed.
I think people expect all films to look the same as if they were made today. And that is the major problem with peoples idea of what HD is.

Wall Street was never a bright colorful film with a bombastic soundmix,and it never will or should be. The look and sound of the film is intentional. And it sounds like people wish that was altered to suit how they feel all movies on HD 'should' look and sound.
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Old 02-05-08, 08:46 PM
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I fully expected the quality not to be as great as todays movies, just would have been nice to find that the video was slightly enhanced.
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I too would like at least some visual thats are enhanced and not asshanced. I would have liked to get ahold of this but not after the lackluster transfer it has received.
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Originally Posted by Julie Walker
I think people expect all films to look the same as if they were made today. And that is the major problem with peoples idea of what HD is.

Wall Street was never a bright colorful film with a bombastic soundmix,and it never will or should be. The look and sound of the film is intentional. And it sounds like people wish that was altered to suit how they feel all movies on HD 'should' look and sound.
I don't agree with this statement at all. People upset with a mediocore transfer has nothing to due with the movie being "colorful" There are plenty of good HD transfers that are not bright nor colorful.
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Hmmm... going on my Netflix queue, I guess (I've never seen it). At one point I had thought about blind-buying it.

Looks like Fox better hope for some retailers to have BOGO's if they're going to move some of these catalog titles!
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Old 02-06-08, 09:54 AM
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Was just browsing yesterday in BB and they said Wall Street is only available online and wont be carried in stores.

A correct statement?

How about in your BB?

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Wow only online?? Hmm I'm going with Dane on this and throwing it in the Netflix Queue.

In the meantime, I'll stop by BB today and get conformation.

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Old 02-06-08, 10:15 AM
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Given the fact that the reviews are poor and this one costs $28 new, I would pass. I have the 2-disc set and will just be content with that.
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Originally Posted by J_J
Was just browsing yesterday in BB and they said Wall Street is only available online and wont be carried in stores.

A correct statement?

How about in your BB?

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Was just browsing yesterday in BB and they said Wall Street is only available online and wont be carried in stores.
Best Buy is terrible about carrying catalog titles, probably because no one buys them.
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Those $34.99 price stickers they put on Fox catalog titles doesn't help either.
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Ya way overpriced.
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