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  1. Robert Harris

    UHD Review A Few Words About A few words about...™ - Dragonslayer -- in 4k UHD

    There is nothing wrong, per se, with the concept of grain manipulation. I use it when necessary, along with control of sharpness and digital element removal. It only becomes a problem for me when it's used poorly, or changes the overall intention of the filmmakers, which is not the case here.
  2. Robert Harris

    UHD Review A Few Words About A few words about...™ - Dragonslayer -- in 4k UHD

    I’ll take the studio side on this and repeat that a “warts & all“ edition would not have played in 4k and not very well in 2k. If one is going 4k on this, I believe the correct decisions were made. DVD would be fine for the original.
  3. Robert Harris

    UHD Review A Few Words About A few words about...™ - Dragonslayer -- in 4k UHD

    Have you not heard the original 1979 70mm tracks for Apocalypse with split surrounds?
  4. Robert Harris

    UHD Review A Few Words About A few words about...™ - Dragonslayer -- in 4k UHD

    This is far different from the trilogy. One of the charming things about the first were the cardboard cut-outs in the closing. I don’t mind changes being made, as long as the original versions are available.
  5. Robert Harris

    UHD Review A Few Words About A few words about...™ - Dragonslayer -- in 4k UHD

    If one were to do otherwise, Dragonslayer should never be seen above 2k, which is probably more highly resolved than a projected release print.
  6. Robert Harris

    UHD Review A Few Words About A few words about...™ - Dragonslayer -- in 4k UHD

    This is one of those cases for which I may seem to be going against past thoughts, but I'll make my point clear. Dragonslayer, directed by Matthew Robbins, is a forty year-old effects-heavy film that was produced on a budget not huge for the time. Every penny is on screen. Thus, four decades...
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