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  1. OliverK replied to the thread Alfred Hitchcock films in 4K??.

    Sorry but it did actually not cross my mind that you could have meant a second 4k restoration as I still believe that it is miraculous...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 3:13 PM
  2. OliverK replied to the thread For Those Who Still Think Physical Media Has No Place in the 21st century....

    I should have mentioned that it is actually available with Kaleidescape but I had something both more accessible and affordable in mind....

    Nov 17, 2019 at 2:47 PM
  3. OliverK replied to the thread For Those Who Still Think Physical Media Has No Place in the 21st century....

    I guess it figures that neither studios nor services have much interest in such a distribution model but who knows if with the...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 1:10 PM
  4. OliverK replied to the thread For Those Who Still Think Physical Media Has No Place in the 21st century....

    Disney+ has a download feature? It better be worth more than what vudu offers last I looked as they only offered bit-reduced downloads...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 10:28 AM
  5. OliverK replied to the thread Alfred Hitchcock films in 4K??.

    That would be difficult if the 4k restoration was finished in 2015.

    Nov 16, 2019 at 10:31 AM
  6. OliverK replied to the thread UHD Review A few words about...™ It's a Wonderful Life -- in 4k UHD Blu-ray.

    The 824 should do fine for your needs. It always helps to have more display resolution. Perfect solution for lacking shadow detail, bad...

    Nov 16, 2019 at 10:28 AM
  7. OliverK liked Robert Harris's post in the thread UHD Review A few words about...™ It's a Wonderful Life -- in 4k UHD Blu-ray.

    Here’s another thought. If the final result does not mimic a 35mm film print, as the best standard issue Blu-rays releases of the era...

    Nov 16, 2019 at 8:57 AM
  8. OliverK replied to the thread Alfred Hitchcock films in 4K??.

    At least since 2012 (masterpiece collection) they were not sourced from reductions anymore but from 8-perf IP's and they have the detail...

    Nov 16, 2019 at 5:21 AM
  9. OliverK replied to the thread Alfred Hitchcock films in 4K??.

    These should be the relatively easy to bring to UHD as they are already available as a 4k DCP: 3 movies shot in VistaVision: Vertigo...

    Nov 15, 2019 at 9:15 AM
  10. OliverK replied to the thread Alfred Hitchcock films in 4K??.

    I was lucky to be able see Lord Jim in 70mm quite recently but I believe I have never really watched Barabbas. So yes, both would be...

    Nov 15, 2019 at 7:54 AM
  11. OliverK liked Robin9's post in the thread Alfred Hitchcock films in 4K??.

    In particular we are waiting with less and less patience for Sony to do whatever needs to be done with the elements for Barabbas and...

    Nov 15, 2019 at 6:48 AM
  12. OliverK replied to the thread The first hints of Star Wars in 4k.....

    I would not call the files stolen as they were not created by any corporate entity in the first place. One could argue that the prints...

    Nov 15, 2019 at 6:47 AM
  13. OliverK liked Robert Harris's post in the thread Alfred Hitchcock films in 4K??.

    I’ll state it another way. None of those analogue productions have anywhere close to 4k resolution. The Blu-ray format is perfect for...

    Nov 15, 2019 at 4:39 AM
  14. OliverK replied to the thread Alfred Hitchcock films in 4K??.

    Thanks for pointing that out, Blu-ray is perfect imo for older 35mm black and white productions and as it seems that studios strongly...

    Nov 15, 2019 at 4:39 AM
  15. OliverK replied to the thread UHD Review A few words about...™ It's a Wonderful Life -- in 4k UHD Blu-ray.

    Something's got to give with an average bitrate of less than 20 Mbps - you can only show so much grain on a limited bit budget. In two...

    Nov 14, 2019 at 2:05 AM