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COLOSSUS - THE FORBIN PROJECT - GERMANY


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#1 of 3 Dick

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Posted November 30 2013 - 05:28 PM

This is the one to own. I first purchased this DVD from Europe (I can't recall which country) because it had a 16x9 transfer and a director commentary track. It was, however, loaded with aliasing and pretty much look like crap.

 

I was advised that the German release, which I now also have, was visually much better. True, true. It looks fantastic -- short of being Blu-ray it is as good as I could ask. NO aliasing issues. Typical of Universal, most of the grain has been removed, but it is so much better than any other video edition I've seen that I would recommend it regardless. Great color and contrast. If you can deal with the PAL speed-up (this edition runs about 96 minutes, down from the original 100), I would suggest you not hesitate in buying if on Amazon Germany:

 

http://www.amazon.de...ywords=colossus

 

It does not feature the commentary, but has a few minor special features. Thing is, it looks fantastic!



#2 of 3 Jari K

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Posted December 05 2013 - 02:17 PM

(Ah, nevermind. It's a DVD release..)

Edited by Jari K, December 05 2013 - 02:19 PM.


#3 of 3 Keith Cobby

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Posted December 06 2013 - 01:24 AM

Thanks Dick, I have been waiting for a blu-ray release of this great film but will now buy this edition.






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