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Old 02-13-20, 10:20 AM
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Besides movies what's available on 4k blu-ray?

Any plan's to expand the genre because having just movies seems somewhat limited?

Also how much has the weekly release of new 4k's increased over the years?
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Re: Besides movies what's available on 4k blu-ray?

Documentaries mostly, and less than a handful of live music concerts (2 I think).

Have no idea what the weekly release schedules are like for this format. But I still buy them on a fairly regular basis.
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Re: Besides movies what's available on 4k blu-ray?

Coincidentally, I came here to post about Eagle Rock listing their first UHD title: the INXS concert film Live Baby Live. There are a handful of other concert films, mostly outside of the U.S.

There are a fair number of IMAX documentaries as well.

On the TV-in-4K tip, itís overwhelmingly Warner/HBO (Game of Thrones, Westworld, Castle Rock) and Stranger Things.

Itís definitely a new release-centric format, though there does seem to be a lack of interest in certain genres and styles of film. Horror is generally ignored, comedies are hit-or-miss, and prestige cinema has always been undersupported and getting worse. Itís baffling that Little Women is bypassing 4K in particular. (One of the few films to gross $100m+ domestically and skip past the format.)

Catalog titles from the major studios are slowing down, and the only reasons the numbers look as okay-ish as they do is because of Disney playing catch-up with Marvel, Pixar, and most of their own recent animated titles. But at least some of the other players are experimenting (Kino Lorber, Synapse, Vinegar Syndrome, Well Go, RLJE, Shout Factory).
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Re: Besides movies what's available on 4k blu-ray?

I had no idea the INXS one was going to also be UHD, I thought it was only blu. I'll be picking that one up.

I always saw the 4K disc format as the one for new movies only, or shot in digital, and save for the few classics remastered in 4k. So I was never expecting 4K releases to be as large as the previous blu and DVD. I'm just glad UHD is region free, so we can get stuff from anywhere we want.
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Re: Besides movies what's available on 4k blu-ray?

Amazon has a few operas in 4K, which makes sense as that genre has at least somewhat kept up with technology in video presentation (DVD, BD, Fathom events). However, I feel that the performing arts in general (opera, dance, etc,) really hasn’t gotten into the digital market the way it did with physical disc.

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Re: Besides movies what's available on 4k blu-ray?

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I had no idea the INXS one was going to also be UHD, I thought it was only blu. I'll be picking that one up.
Itís shown up on a couple of international retailers:

https://cdon.se/musik/inxs/live-baby...mport-50381821
https://www.jpc.de/jpcng/poprock/det...k/hnum/9622512
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Re: Besides movies what's available on 4k blu-ray?

We need more 4K porn on 4Kbluray !!!

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Re: Besides movies what's available on 4k blu-ray?

Some underwater nature documentary with Arnold Schwarzenegger narrating hit UHD. Decent footage if you like marine life.

https://www.doblu.com/2019/11/06/won...4k-uhd-review/
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Re: Besides movies what's available on 4k blu-ray?

Yep, very disappointed at the lack of porn on 4K- though that might be due to the format's lack of 3D, there were several 3D porn discs with better 3D than some movies!

Would love to see 4K restorations of the classics from Vinegar Syndrome.

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