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#1 of 94 Daniel P

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Posted March 13 2003 - 12:14 AM

Concerning the red tint issue, does anyone have any screenshots?
I tried to search, but found none.

Comparisons shots would be great...

Also, how's the dts es track?

#2 of 94 Charles Ms

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Posted March 13 2003 - 12:33 AM

Here is all you need:
DVD Times Review (+graphic comparison)

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#3 of 94 SimonI

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Posted March 13 2003 - 02:59 AM

Here's a link from IGN which apparently shows the menu for the forthcoming R1 release which unfortunately suggests the red tint is present on this disk Posted Image
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#4 of 94 Michael St. Clair

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Posted March 13 2003 - 03:18 AM

The promo VHS copy in the US had no red tint.

I am not worried at all.

Disney knows what kind of bad press (and tons of returns and unsold copies) they are going to get if the tint is there.

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#5 of 94 Jeff Kleist

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Posted March 13 2003 - 03:34 AM

The movie's DP has SPECIFICALLY said the US version will not have the red tint

#6 of 94 Michael St. Clair

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Posted March 13 2003 - 05:04 AM

I think the menus are probably just going for a certain look. Even so, there are purer whites and blues in some of those menu grabs than in the red-tinted asian DVDs.

#7 of 94 Jeremy Conrad

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Posted March 13 2003 - 06:05 AM

THE US DVD DOES NOT HAVE RED TINT.

#8 of 94 Tim RH

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Posted March 13 2003 - 07:15 AM

Straight from IGN (as Jeremy has already said), this screenshot confirms it; the R1 DVD does NOT have the red tint:

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Link to the mail bag from which it originated: http://dvd.ign.com/mail.html


#9 of 94 Kong Chang

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Posted March 13 2003 - 09:52 AM

Um, that is the same tint as the R2 DVD.
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#10 of 94 Jeremy Conrad

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Posted March 13 2003 - 10:01 AM

Um, no it's not:

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Region 2 Red Tint. Image from Nausicaa.net.

#11 of 94 Brendan Brown

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Posted March 13 2003 - 10:04 AM

Nope, that's how it looked in the cinema when I saw it

THIS is the tint they're referring to. which APPARENTLY only show's up if you don't calibrate your japanese NTSC television to its proper spec.

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#12 of 94 Chad Ferguson

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Posted March 13 2003 - 10:07 AM

Just wondering if this was the same kind of red tint that was supposed to be in Any Given Sunday? Same problem?
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#13 of 94 Kong Chang

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Posted March 13 2003 - 10:31 AM

Actually, it still looks really bad and "off" like the R3 disks that try to filter off the red tint.
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#14 of 94 Jeremy Conrad

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Posted March 13 2003 - 10:55 AM

Actually, I was wrong. The image I posted was from the R3 version. So if the US one looks like the R3 version, then those images should match in color, but they don't.

There is NO RED TINT on the US version.

#15 of 94 Jason Goodmanso

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Posted March 13 2003 - 01:02 PM

This link from IGN confirms no Red Tint.

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Posted March 13 2003 - 08:50 PM

Lovely! Even I am going to get the R1 now... Posted Image
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#17 of 94 Brendan Brown

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Posted March 14 2003 - 08:14 AM

Have you ever heard a word or phrase so often that it starts to lose all meaning? Well "spirited away red tint" is on that list.
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#18 of 94 Daniel P

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Posted March 15 2003 - 07:47 PM

Thanks for all the replies...
Does anyone own the Japanese DVD?
If so, how's the dts es track - in comparison to the Dolby track?
And is the red tint really that bad. I'm not sure wether I'd prefer red tint and dts es - or no red tint and Dolby.

#19 of 94 ChrisLee

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Posted March 15 2003 - 10:24 PM

No red tint and Dolby. I definately see better then I hear...
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#20 of 94 Jeff Kleist

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Posted March 16 2003 - 03:41 AM

I will be doing an blind A/B comparison on the DD/DTS tracks for my review for the Bits.

Frankly, SA is not a heavy surround mix, and is pretty much firmly anchored in the front 3 channels.




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