IMHO, Killer’s Kiss is an odd selection for 4k.
Extremely low-budget, shot and directed by a 27 year-old ex-Look Magazine photographer, who does a nice job here, especially shooting the underbelly of New York City.
Capable noir, with a couple of very nicely set up and directed sequences, but it’s still what it was in 1955 – a second feature on a practice run toward a hopeful career.
Three shorts and another feature (Fear and Desire – 1953) coming from Kino had be previously released.
All noted, I’m not certain that this needed to be in 4k, although the blacks presumably take on a nice shine. Scan was OCN.
Very respectful of Kino, who should receive kudos.
Image – 5 (Dolby Vision)
Audio – 5
Pass / Fail – Pass
Plays nicely with projectors – Just fine
Makes use of and works well in 4k – 3.5
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