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Robert Harris

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This is based upon my words concerning the new Gladiator 4k Steelbook release.

Back in the dark ages of home video, May of 2018 to be exact, I reviewed the 4k releases of Braveheart and Gladiator, and found Braveheart to have been shorn its plastic shackles.

Now, a bit more than two years later, they arise anew, and there are two differences in Braveheart- a lovely steelbook, and a new finish on the 4k disc, now more of a delicate satin finish as opposed to matte. I can live with either, but in some cases I prefer the more satiny look.

The release is $5 more, a slight uncharge for the steelbook and satin finish, and should be a buy for anyone who doesn't yet have a 4k copy, or those who collect steelbooks.

As they say in those TV ads, great new package - same great taste!

My initial review gave the following ratings:

Image - 5 (Dolby Vision)

Audio - 5 (Dolby Atmos)

Pass / Fail - Pass

Upgrade from Blu-ray - Yes
Upgrade from previous 4k - Only if you're a steelbook / matte finish fan

Very Highly Recommended

RAH
 

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Just fyi, the UK 20th Century Fox 4K UHD disc has a different transfer vs. the US Paramount disc. That could make for a more interesting comparison. I have the UK release and the colors are much more vibrant. Some people prefer the more muted colors on the US Paramount release.
 
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