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Sony’s Columbia Classics 4K Ultra HD Collection, Volume 3, the studio’s annual collection of 6 films from its deep catalog, is another great Christmas gift idea for any movie lover.



Disc Information



Studio: Sony
Distributed By: N/A
Video Resolution: 2160p HEVC w/HDR



Aspect Ratio: 2.00:1
Audio: Other



Subtitles: Other
Rating: Not Rated



Run Time:
Package Includes: UHD, Blu-ray, Digital Copy



Case Type: 2-disc UHD keepcase with slipcover for each film, all housed in a box



Disc Type: UHD
Region: All



Release Date: 10/25/2022
MSRP: $164.99



The Production: 4/5
There always seems to be some common thread amongst the six movies Sony includes in their now annual Columbia Classics 4K Ultra HD Collection boxed sets. If you take...

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The common thread is they’re all Sony. One from each decade? Obviously- but far from the best of that decade as this set leaves much to be desired. Having said that I will buy on Black Friday or whatever blow out sale it lands on.
 

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The common thread is they’re all Sony. One from each decade? Obviously- but far from the best of that decade as this set leaves much to be desired. Having said that I will buy on Black Friday or whatever blow out sale it lands on.

Always interested when folks say this -- what's the magic price point?
 

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Debating this at the great sale price, but I have It Happened One Night and Last Picture Show on Criterion Blu-ray, Annie sucks, and I don't really see To Sir with Love or As Good As It Gets being titles I'd rewatch often. Really hard to jusify buying the whole box just for Here to Eternity.
 

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Debating this at the great sale price, but I have It Happened One Night and Last Picture Show on Criterion Blu-ray, Annie sucks, and I don't really see To Sir with Love or As Good As It Gets being titles I'd rewatch often. Really hard to jusify buying the whole box just for Here to Eternity.
The Last Picture Show gets a major upgrade in picture quality through a new remaster from the OCN. IIRC the stand-alone Criterion of Last Picture Show wasn't from the OCN.

A bonus feature included in the back of the book of essays is a new HD version of the 1979 miniseries From Here to Eternity. I actually liked this miniseries almost as much as the movie. A somewhat different and much more detailed take on the story. The pq of the miniseries I'd say is a B+ overall, and better than it's ever looked before for sure.

Included also is the bonus feature movie You Can't Run Away From It, which is a CinemaScope remake of It Happened One Night with Jack Lemmon and June Allyson. The original is better, but this one I found amusing and fun, and the pq of the new HD master is really good.

There are other bonus features and movies as well. Anyway, might be worth it for you for $72, which is a bargain.
 

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The Last Picture Show gets a major upgrade in picture quality through a new remaster from the OCN. IIRC the stand-alone Criterion of Last Picture Show wasn't from the OCN.

A bonus feature included in the back of the book of essays is a new HD version of the 1979 miniseries From Here to Eternity. I actually liked this miniseries almost as much as the movie. A somewhat different and much more detailed take on the story. The pq of the miniseries I'd say is a B+ overall, and better than it's ever looked before for sure.

Included also is the bonus feature movie You Can't Run Away From It, which is a CinemaScope remake of It Happened One Night with Jack Lemmon and June Allyson. The original is better, but this one I found amusing and fun, and the pq of the new HD master is really good.

There are other bonus features and movies as well. Anyway, might be worth it for you for $72, which is a bargain.

I appreciate that info, but wound up passing on it. Spent too much money on other Christmas presents yesterday.

Of these big collections, the one I would jump at if it hit the right price is the Sony Pictures Classics box.
 

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I appreciate that info, but wound up passing on it. Spent too much money on other Christmas presents yesterday.

I'm giving away my 4k copy of the original theatrical cut if you have any interest.
 

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It seems that this set isn't selling as well as the first two. At least that's my perception.
 

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Current Report Card on digitals:

It Happened One Night - should be DV/HDR10, mono
MA: UHD (no HDR), mono
Vudu: UHD (no HDR), mono
iTunes/Apple TV: DV/HDR10, mono
Prime Video: UHD (no HDR), mono

From Here to Eternity - should be DV/HDR10, Atmos
MA: HD, DD+ 5.1
Vudu: DV/HDR10, DD+ 5.1 (no Atmos)
iTunes/Apple TV: HD, mono
Prime Video: HD, mono

To Sir, With Love - should be DV/HDR10, Atmos
MA: HDR10, mono
Vudu: DV/HDR10, Atmos
iTunes/Apple TV: HD, mono (returns a Content Not Available error on non-Apple TV devices)
Prime Video: HD, mono (4K available but not upgrading)

The Last Picture Show - should be DV/HDR10, mono
MA: HD, mono
Vudu: HDX, mono
iTunes/Apple TV: DV/HDR10, mono
Prime Video: HD, mono

Annie - should be DV/HDR10, Atmos
MA: HD, DD+ 5.1
Vudu: HDX, DD 5.1
iTunes/Apple TV: HD, DD 5.1
Prime Video: HD, stereo (4K available but not upgrading)

As Good As It Gets
MA: HD, DD+ 5.1
Vudu: DV/HDR10, DD+ 5.1 (no Atmos)
iTunes/Apple TV: HDR10, DD 5.1
Prime Video: HD, DD+ 5.1
 

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Current Report Card on digitals:

It Happened One Night - should be DV/HDR10, mono
MA: UHD (no HDR), mono
Vudu: UHD (no HDR), mono
iTunes/Apple TV: DV/HDR10, mono
Prime Video: UHD (no HDR), mono

From Here to Eternity - should be DV/HDR10, Atmos
MA: HD, DD+ 5.1
Vudu: DV/HDR10, DD+ 5.1 (no Atmos)
iTunes/Apple TV: HD, mono
Prime Video: HD, mono

To Sir, With Love - should be DV/HDR10, Atmos
MA: HDR10, mono
Vudu: DV/HDR10, Atmos
iTunes/Apple TV: HD, mono (returns a Content Not Available error on non-Apple TV devices)
Prime Video: HD, mono (4K available but not upgrading)

The Last Picture Show - should be DV/HDR10, mono
MA: HD, mono
Vudu: HDX, mono
iTunes/Apple TV: DV/HDR10, mono
Prime Video: HD, mono

Annie - should be DV/HDR10, Atmos
MA: HD, DD+ 5.1
Vudu: HDX, DD 5.1
iTunes/Apple TV: HD, DD 5.1
Prime Video: HD, stereo (4K available but not upgrading)

As Good As It Gets
MA: HD, DD+ 5.1
Vudu: DV/HDR10, DD+ 5.1 (no Atmos)
iTunes/Apple TV: HDR10, DD 5.1
Prime Video: HD, DD+ 5.1
The Content Not Available error on non-Apple TV devices for To Sir, With Love has been fixed. It is now showing as DV, mono on the Apple TV app across all devices.
 

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Latest update on digitals:

It Happened One Night - should be DV/HDR10, mono
MA: UHD (no HDR), mono :angry:
Vudu: UHD (no HDR), mono :angry:
iTunes/Apple TV: DV/HDR10, mono
Prime Video: UHD (no HDR), mono :angry:

From Here to Eternity - should be DV/HDR10, Atmos
MA: HD, DD+ 5.1 (This title is not currently supported in 4K) :angry:
Vudu: DV/HDR10, DD+ 5.1 (no Atmos) :rolleyes:
iTunes/Apple TV: HD, mono :angry:
Prime Video: HD, mono :angry:

To Sir, With Love - should be DV/HDR10, Atmos
MA: HDR10, mono :angry:
Vudu: DV/HDR10, Atmos :)
iTunes/Apple TV: DV/HDR10, mono (no Atmos) :rolleyes:
Prime Video: HDR10, mono :rolleyes:

The Last Picture Show - should be DV/HDR10, mono
MA: HD, mono (This title is not currently supported in 4K) :angry:
Vudu: DV/HDR10, DD+ mono :)
iTunes/Apple TV: DV/HDR10, mono :)
Prime Video: HD, mono :angry:

Annie - should be DV/HDR10, Atmos
MA: HD, DD+ 5.1 (This title is not currently supported in 4K) :angry:
Vudu: DV/HDR10, Atmos :)
iTunes/Apple TV: HD, DD 5.1 :angry:
Prime Video: HDR10, DD+ 5.1 :rolleyes:

As Good As It Gets
MA: HD, DD+ 5.1 (This title is not currently supported in 4K) :angry:
Vudu: DV/HDR10, DD+ 5.1 (no Atmos) :rolleyes:
iTunes/Apple TV: HDR10, DD 5.1 :rolleyes:
Prime Video: HD, DD+ 5.1 :angry:
 

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