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I just ordered the DE 4K from Amazon on the weekend. The "book" appears to be hard to come by in Canada, plus I prefer the idea of having the discs in a keepcase rather than the book. I'm unlikely to upgrade II to 4K, and I will go kind of piecemeal with the rest of the films, meaning I'm skipping 5 completely.
 

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I bought the U.K. set of TMP - The Director's Edition Complete Adventure and have encountered an anomaly with the region-free Blu-ray Bonus Disc, specifically while watching the new documentary "The Human Adventure." During playback on my Panasonic DP-UB9000, the video appears quite jerky at times, almost as if a frame is being skipped every other second or the video is trying to catch up to itself. This happens throughout the 48-minute runtime of the feature. Has anyone else in the U.S. with the U.K. box-o-junk experienced this issue? Am I seeing PAL speedup? I thought that didn't affect 1080p Blu-ray or 4K UHD.
 
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I love the film, but I think the people behind the director’s edition overstate the difference between the original theatrical release and their revised version. Yes, the Director’s Edition is more polished, but it’s still inherently the same film. It’s not one of those massively different cuts with a different storyline, like the two different versions of Superman II. If you don’t like one version of this film, you’re unlikely to love the other version.

Exactly. The changes are minor and don't fix any of the movie's multiple flaws.
 

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I bought the UK set of TMP - The Director's Edition Complete Adventure and have encountered an anomaly with the region-free Blu-ray Bonus Disc, specifically while watching the new documentary "The Human Adventure." During playback on my Panasonic DP-UB9000, the video appears quite jerky at times, almost as if a frame is being skipped every other second or the video is trying to catch up to itself. This happens throughout the 48-minute runtime of the feature. Has anyone else in the U.S. with the U.K. box-o-junk experienced this issue? Am I seeing PAL speedup? I thought that didn't affect 1080p Blu-ray or 4K UHD.
I once owned a LG 4K capable player (it died) that would play a BR with such an effect if I enabled 4K upconvert/playback - or something to that effect. Basically the 4K part could be "enabled/disabled" and enabled it caused jerky/stuttering motion on BR playback. I'd enabled it thinking it would slightly improve BR playback.
 

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I once owned a LG 4K capable player (it died) that would play a BR with such an effect if I enabled 4K upconvert/playback - or something to that effect. Basically the 4K part could be "enabled/disabled" and enabled it caused jerky/stuttering motion on BR playback. I'd enabled it thinking it would slightly improve BR playback.
Thanks for the info, but this is the only Blu-ray I've ever played in the Panny that has exhibited the problem. If it was a player setting, I'd think that any Blu-ray would show the same issue.
 

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I bought the U.K. set of TMP - The Director's Edition Complete Adventure and have encountered an anomaly with the region-free Blu-ray Bonus Disc, specifically while watching the new documentary "The Human Adventure." During playback on my Panasonic DP-UB9000, the video appears quite jerky at times, almost as if a frame is being skipped every other second or the video is trying to catch up to itself. This happens throughout the 48-minute runtime of the feature. Has anyone else in the U.S. with the U.K. box-o-junk experienced this issue? Am I seeing PAL speedup? I thought that didn't affect 1080p Blu-ray or 4K UHD.

I have the set and haven’t had any issues - as best I can tell it’s the same disc worldwide and isn’t in PAL. Maybe a dirty/defective disc that your player is struggling to keep up with?

If there’s a certain timecode that seems more noticeable, let me know and I’d be happy to check against mine :)
 

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I have the set and haven’t had any issues - as best I can tell it’s the same disc worldwide and isn’t in PAL. Maybe a dirty/defective disc that your player is struggling to keep up with?

If there’s a certain timecode that seems more noticeable, let me know and I’d be happy to check against mine :)
Thanks Josh. I'm going to investigate further tomorrow and will double-check the disc, but it looked clean. I'll also try it in my region-free Sony player. Probably won't have time tonight.
 

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I bought the U.K. set of TMP - The Director's Edition Complete Adventure and have encountered an anomaly with the region-free Blu-ray Bonus Disc, specifically while watching the new documentary "The Human Adventure." During playback on my Panasonic DP-UB9000, the video appears quite jerky at times, almost as if a frame is being skipped every other second or the video is trying to catch up to itself. This happens throughout the 48-minute runtime of the feature. Has anyone else in the U.S. with the U.K. box-o-junk experienced this issue? Am I seeing PAL speedup? I thought that didn't affect 1080p Blu-ray or 4K UHD.
I didn't see that on my SONY 4K. Regarding "The Human Adventure" -They look to be webisodes and some of the video sources (eg the Craig Huxley footage) looks almost pre-VHS possibly 1/2 inch reel to reel probably dubbed to another format.

I'm virtually certain the US/UK discs are virtually identical as far as the data side - only the label(s) has been changed for legal reasons I'm sure.

Did notice LaLa Land Records acknowledged in the credits. Whatever they contributed it is greatly appreciated.
 

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Just wanted to ask this if anyone can confirm please:
Are the blu-rays in the US 6-movie collection edition region free?
 

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Just wanted to ask this if anyone can confirm please:
Are the blu-rays in the US 6-movie collection edition region free?
I cannot confirm or deny! I can only say the UK(Region B) version of TMP-DC set is Region A compatible (not tested with Region C) so I can't imagine the converse to be true. The 4K is all-region so it would not make sense(cents) for something Paramount owns the worldwide rights to (AFAIK) to be re authored to be Region restricted. Paramount gets their money either way.
 

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I guess I should have expected this: got a delay notification from Amazon for the 6-movie set. Originally scheduled to be delivered tomorrow, along with the TMP box set, it’s now coming Monday, I’m waiting for the other shoe to drop and get a notice that the TMP box is delayed too. Groan.
 
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Finally got my package from Best Buy! I’m glad to have the SLV in my hands. Minor annoyance though, as other people have said, the packaging is SUPER flimsy! I would have expected a sturdier outer sleeve considering the price for a single film release.

As it is, my package is mostly unscathed but has a SLIGHT damage spot along one of the edges. It’s almost hard to notice because it kind of blends in with the cover art. But if you look closely you can see it’s a ding in the packaging. I dread that it may end up getting more little dings on it if I’m not super paranoid and careful whenever I handle it, or if I stare at it too long.
 

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Just wanted to ask this if anyone can confirm please:
Are the blu-rays in the US 6-movie collection edition region free?

I cannot confirm or deny! I can only say the UK(Region B) version of TMP-DC set is Region A compatible (not tested with Region C) so I can't imagine the converse to be true. The 4K is all-region so it would not make sense(cents) for something Paramount owns the worldwide rights to (AFAIK) to be re authored to be Region restricted. Paramount gets their money either way.

The Digital Bits review says they are region free.
They should be region free. ParamountGlobal controls the worldwide rights for all Star Trek properties.
 

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Memories of me building the movie Enterprise model (not even the lighted version), and catching STTMP repeatedly on HBO and scrutinizing all the slow fly-bys of the ship in order to pick up on little painting details... all this on a crappy, fuzzy-looking 4x3 color T.V. set.

Man, imagine what I could have gleaned from seeing it in 4K HDR back then. I probably would have given up painting the model in the first place!
 

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Popped in the disc last night and, to no one's surprise, it looks amazing. It looked good on Paramount+, but because I was watching it on a Roku TV, it was capped at 1080p [still waiting for the latest update]. The difference with the Dolby Vision colour grading and the Dolby Atmos sound is substantial, with a lot more detail to the surround elements and dialogue that was previously somewhat muted [computer announcements and the like, which are noted as "quiet" in the subtitle track] are now distinct and audible. The colours, when intended to be bright, failry "pop" by comparison to the DE DVD, which sometimes looked muddy. Glad I got this one.
 

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Guys, I wanted to share something I’d been planning for a while. Like many of you, I don’t like the way the discs are stored in the Complete Adventure box set. So I created my own disc for the 4 discs, the Directors Edition 4K disc, the Theatrical Cut and Special Longer Version Cut 4K disc and the Blu ray of the Directors Edition plus the forth disc of extras.

This is my first pass. I went all out and even bought the correct font. I re-created the 4K and blu ray and Paramount logos in Adobe Illustrator. For the cover art, I kept it simple, recreated the same cover art, but added the Complete Adventure text. For the rear, I left off all the disc specs and just had the basic content info.

I’m not super happy with the 4K disc case, it arrived scuffed. If anyone knows a good source for cases, I’d be obliged.

I’ve been waiting for this release so long that I wanted to make something special for it. Here’s what I have so far, I may edit this and revise it. Plus get s 5 disc case so I can add the extras disc from the DE blu ray set. What do you guys think?

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