A Few Words About A few words about...™ Wall Street -- in Blu-ray

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As part of the Fox Filmmakers Signature Series, Wall Street is another great selection.

Oliver Stone's powerful film is another in the series that is beautifully presented on Blu-ray. Originally released on Blu in February of 2008, this seems to be the only re-issue in the series.

Image and audio quality are both superb, and I've a feeling that we're going to be seeing a lot of 10s coming in the series when it comes to total scores.

Grain, which is heavily present in some darker indoor sequences, and is correct, is beautifully rendered, for a true cinema-like appearance. Color, densities, shadow detail track perfectly.

For those who haven't yet seen Wall Street, you're in for a treat.

Image - 5

Audio - 5

I'm a bit confused about pricing on this title, as Amazon lists it as available for $32, while Deep Discount shows a list of $25, and a street of under $17.

Worth the price of admission at that number?

Absolutely.

Very Highly Recommended

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Robert Harris said:
I'm a bit confused about pricing on this title, as Amazon lists it as available for $32, while Deep Discount shows a list of $25, and a street of under $17.
For those with normal incomes, it is always advisable to compare prices from the various etailers. Across the board, no etailer is consistently cheaper than the others.
 

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Originally Posted by Reed Grele /t/324083/a-few-words-about-wall-street-in-blu-ray#post_3981351
Is this a different transfer from the BD released on February 5, 2008?
Yes, Fox did some further work for this latest BD release.
 

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Robert Harris said:
Originally released on Blu in February of 2008, this seems to be the only re-issue in the series.
The French Connection remaster is also part of this series. (The one that isn't "pastel" anymore.)
 

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Originally Posted by JoshZ /t/324083/a-few-words-about-wall-street-in-blu-ray#post_3981373
The French Connection remaster is also part of this series. (The one that isn't "pastel" anymore.)
Josh,

It was never pastel. It was hi-con with red tracers.

As I noted originally, "an interesting experiment."

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Robert Harris said:
It was never pastel.  It was  hi-con with red tracers.
As I noted originally, "an interesting experiment."
I put "pastel" in scare-quotes because that's the term that William Friedkin used for it in the commentary and supplements on that disgrace of a disc. The Filmmakers Signature Series re-release has normal colors (well, except for the teal push).
 

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