1. Robert Crawford

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    I'm hoping to get to my copy of the Deer Hunter in the Near future, its one of my favorite films, will let you know if I can.

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  3. Britton

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    Just watched this one today. The deer hunting scenes are absolutely GORGEOUS. Overall, a great transfer.

    It's hard to believe I ever thought the non-anamorphic DVD (my second DVD ever purchased back when I got an board with the format in 1998) looked good.
     
  4. Scott Calvert

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    Watched it last night. I have seen this film many times. Owned a P&S vhs from the early 90's, then a letterbox copy from the late 90's. Didn't buy the non-anamorphic DVD and held out for HD when the legacy version was released.

    This HD-DVD is pretty incredible. I hesitate to say this, but it's almost like there are scenes here that look too "good", ie clear and sharp. Sometimes reconciling between the original intended look of a film with what is capable today with HD telecine transfers of good film elements and digital cleanup is difficult. Maybe this is the absolute, correct original intention. I dunno.

    In any case it was a great viewing experience.
     
  5. Scott Calvert

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    If a special edition dvd was released in the last year or so with a new transfer, you can be 99% sure that master was used for the HD-DVD release.
     

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