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Thomas Crown Affair (1968) Blu-ray: Any thoughts on quality?


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#1 of 7 OFFLINE   Mark Walker

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Posted January 09 2014 - 06:58 AM

I saw that the 1968 version of The Thomas Crown Affair is available on Blu-ray at Amazon for under $10

and want to snap it up,  but I am wondering if anyone has had a chance to review the new Blu-ray for picture and sound quality.


Paramount, please release DRAGONSLAYER on Blu-ray

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#2 of 7 OFFLINE   Robert Crawford

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Posted January 16 2014 - 06:04 PM

I saw that the 1968 version of The Thomas Crown Affair is available on Blu-ray at Amazon for under $10

and want to snap it up,  but I am wondering if anyone has had a chance to review the new Blu-ray for picture and sound quality.

It's been about three years since I watched the BD, but I don't remember having any negative thoughts about it.  It has been on TV lately, I think on HDNET Movies as I've caught a few scenes while channel surfing.  What a great film!  The beginning the film is classic.


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#3 of 7 OFFLINE   Matt Hough

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Posted January 16 2014 - 07:22 PM

I wish I could help, but I only reviewed the 1999 remake on Blu-ray three or four years ago. I'm not even sure I have the original on Blu-ray. I need to make a search for it tomorrow.


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#4 of 7 OFFLINE   Mark-P

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Posted January 16 2014 - 08:17 PM

I wish I could help, but I only reviewed the 1999 remake on Blu-ray three or four years ago. I'm not even sure I have the original on Blu-ray. I need to make a search for it tomorrow.

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#5 of 7 OFFLINE   rsmithjr

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Posted January 16 2014 - 10:54 PM

I thought it was fine.  I saw the film several times in original release and it was a bit grainy, especially with all of the process shots for the "multiple windows".  The grain comes through in a very natural way.

 

I am a big Steve McQueen fan.


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#6 of 7 OFFLINE   Mark Walker

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Posted January 18 2014 - 06:55 PM

Thanks for all the comments!

 

I came late to being a fan of McQueen.  After I saw Bullet, I thought, "I need to check out his other films."

 

Just glad I will have BOTH versions of The Thomas Crown Affair on Blu.  


Paramount, please release DRAGONSLAYER on Blu-ray

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#7 of 7 OFFLINE   atcolomb

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Posted January 18 2014 - 07:34 PM

I had the dvd of the movie so i got the blu-ray and it's a better looking but the image is grainy and there is some print damage. McQueen and Dunaway are a good reason i like the movie.


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