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UHD Review Superman: The Movie UHD Review

Discussion in 'Blu-ray and UHD' started by Todd Erwin, Nov 8, 2018.

  1. Todd Erwin

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    Thanks for the informative review Todd!
     
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    You must be a speed reader.....
     
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    Evelyn Wood baby. ;) I'll admit that I skipped "The Production" section and went directly to the meat and potatoes.
     
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    :( That is where I put most of my energy in my review.... :(
     
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    Well, in that case I'll revisit it. :) Typically though I skip the opinion pieces, particularly for older films that I'm very familiar with.
     
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    So do I. I read reviews exclusively for technical and extras content ( with a few exceptions, I read yours Todd). Please don’t take offense.:mellow:
     
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    So in a nutshell...

    VHS: looked like a 16mm copy
    Laserdisc: looked like a VHS
    DVD: looked like a laserdisc
    Blu-ray: looked like a DVD
    UHD: looks like a blu-ray

    This film is simply untransferable and its what I've been saying for months.
     
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    It looks amazing. They don't make them like this anymore. Superb acting, script, directing. The source material of the film quality is limited and Warner Bros. has made it look better than believed possible. It is the original theatrical release version: 2:23 minutes.
     
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    Yup. This is the best the film has ever looked or sounded. The Atmos track is terrific. A Definite improvement on the Blu Ray and absolutely worth an upgrade if you love the film as much as I do. This I believe is as good as its ever gonna get for this film.
     
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    Agreed, but it isn't something I would showcase to show off to people on the fence of purchasing a UHD setup.
     
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    Yeah there is probably less than 2k worth of information on that negative under the diffusion filters and soft focus. This is akin to saying "It looks tremendous!" for a Robert Altman film shot by Vilmos Zsigmond.

    That said, I'm looking forward to the inevitable Batman UHD. At least there's something to be gained there.
     
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    Of course. My wife saw a bit and said it looked like VHS!:lol:

    Everything on this UHD is improved over all previous editions to me.

    Resolution
    Clarity
    Colors
    Sound

    I’m very happy.:)
     
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    My screening of this disc will take place tomorrow. I'm really looking forward to it.
     
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    Haha, Dalek puts it very well. Every successive release of this film looks not so good for its respective format. But this new disc seems the best we've ever gotten. All it lacks really is the alternate Dolby stereo and mono mixes.
     
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    Watched last night and felt pleased. No,it's not the disc you'll trot out to show off your 4K display to friends, but it looks great for what it can look like!
     
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    It is the perfect super hero movie in my opinion. It is also one of my favorite movies. I'm glad to have it on UHD disc.
     

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