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In The Heat of the Night (1967) (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

Discussion in 'Blu-ray and UHD' started by Ronald Epstein, Nov 7, 2013.

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  1. Ronald Epstein

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    Thank you for supporting HTF when you preorder using the link below.  If you are using an adblocker you will not see link.

     

     
     
  2. Dick

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    Mon Dieu! About time!

    Great, Sony! Now ... time for THE LION IN WINTER!
     
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    Not Sony. MGM/UA.
     
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    One of my favourites! Preordered using the HTF link. :thumbsup:
     
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    It's available at Foxconnect. With the coupon "FLASH" it was only $6.50. Ordered with Sunrise which is $9.50. This coupon is addictive. .
     
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    Thanks. I continually get those two confused.
     
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    Excellent news! Truly fine flick, leads at their best.
     
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    Transfer quality whining going on elsewhere; has anyone here seen the blu-ray yet?
     
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    Just watching it now on a Plasma screen. Picture is clean and sharp. Colors are good. Blacks are strong. Detail is better than I ever remember it looking. Grain is there. I can't see why anyone would complain.
    Definite difference compared to the 40th Anniversary SD dvd. Colors and detail are stronger on blu.
    I noticed a tiny bit of picture jitter on the DVD that I did not see on the new blu-ray.

    I will watch it on the big screen later and update my post if I notice anything.
     
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    Thought so. That's why I come here for answers. :)
     
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    If you expect it to look polished like X-Men, you might be disappointed because it never did.
     
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    All the screengrabs I have seen for this one suggest that, as with the previous anniversary DVD release, the image has been been squeezed vertically making everyone look just a little wider than they should - it is certainly very clear when compared with the earlier DVD release.
     
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    Correct! I saw this film when it first came out and it was never a "pretty" movie. Wexler's cinematography was expressive, not elegant.
     
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    Got to say after closer inspection of the screen caps (at first I thought they looked great) it has quite a fair old bit of EE and DNR. Why do they do it????????
     
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    Screen caps I saw are softer looking than what I see on my TV. I don't see evidence of DNR. Detail is noticeably better in the blu-ray. As for squished picture, if you look at publicity pictures of Sidney Poitier's face and compare them to the original DVD and the new blu-ray, it looks more like the original was squeezed.
     
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    I have a feeling you might have the sharpness setiting on your tv turned up. Definit DNR going on also . But not a disaster.
     

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