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Best/Worst 4K UHDs you have seen

Old 05-28-19, 11:45 PM
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Re: Best/Worst 4K UHDs you have seen

Originally Posted by stvn1974 View Post
Joss Whedon's Serenity is the worst UHD that I have seen in the short time that I have been 4k enables. The blacks all look like giant globs. Chiwetel Ejiofor's black hair lacks any detail and it looks like he is wearing a helmet most of the time. And Mal's brown coat looks almost black at times.
This must be frustrating for all the "browncoats" out there.
Surprised Whedon would allow this to happen...
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Old 05-29-19, 01:39 AM
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Re: Best/Worst 4K UHDs you have seen

Once upon a time, Criterion was all about the best available medium- thatís why they issued laserdiscs but no VHS tapes.

Canít say what the best or worst UHD Iíve seen so far is, still need to watch Close Encounters which I have high expectations for.
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Re: Best/Worst 4K UHDs you have seen

Originally Posted by stvn1974 View Post
Joss Whedon's Serenity is the worst UHD that I have seen in the short time that I have been 4k enables. The blacks all look like giant globs. Chiwetel Ejiofor's black hair lacks any detail and it looks like he is wearing a helmet most of the time. And Mal's brown coat looks almost black at times.
Haven't seen it in a while but I don't remember being particularly disappointed in it. I do remember the audio was a huge improvement over the HD DVD I upgraded from. I'll have to check it out again and look closer.
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Old 05-29-19, 05:55 AM
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Re: Best/Worst 4K UHDs you have seen

Originally Posted by Alan Smithee View Post
Once upon a time, Criterion was all about the best available medium- thatís why they issued laserdiscs but no VHS tapes.
Criterion did issue The Third Man, The Lady Vanishes, and The 39 Steps on VHS, with Criterion branding. Generally, theyíd be released through Embassy, Home Vision Cinema, or Janus directly, sometimes still with a Criterion card at the start of the film or Criterion extras (such as Home Visionís Throne of Blood and Grand Illusion).
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