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Blu-ray Review Apollo 11 Blu-ray Review

Discussion in 'Blu-ray and UHD' started by Todd Erwin, May 14, 2019 at 6:45 PM.

  1. Todd Erwin

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    I just received my copy and it is truly astonishing. I double... no triple recommend it.
    this film should be the talk of the town, not multi released-edition movies!!!!
    buy it, watch it, best film I've ever seen of this event ever.
    and crank up than volume for the launch!!!!
     
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    I wish this tremendous film was released in 4K. Hopefully soon.

    An amazing truly riveting film.
     
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    I'm pleased to hear that the Blu-ray includes lossless audio; the original specs released had indicated that it would be lossy Dolby Digitial 5.1 only, so that's a big improvement.

    I'm not terribly shocked that a documentary film wasn't initially slated for a 4K UHD physical media release. What does surprise me is that none of the digital storefronts have a 4K version available for streaming.

    The film was co-produced by CNN and is slated to air on their network around the time of the actual launch anniversary this summer. CNN doesn't broadcast in 4K, though, so even if the theory was that CNN was holding that back for themselves, it doesn't actually make sense.
     
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    I know this may sound silly, but it shows that a G rated movie can still be galvanizing in 2019! :lol:
     
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    Free Solo was originally available in HD only and then upgraded to 4K so
    there is hope.
     
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    I picked this up but I really wish it was on 4K because of all the Todd AO footage.
     
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    Same here. In fact, the specs on the packaging even list "Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround" audio. I was pleasantly surprised when I popped the disc in that it came up as DTS-HD MA 5.1 instead.
     
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    Regarding documentaries released in 4K, even Mill Creek is doing it on 20 yo IMAX material.
     

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