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The Shining (1980) 4K

Discussion in 'Blu-ray and UHD' started by Bryan^H, Mar 16, 2019.

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    Bryan^H

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    REDRUM!!!
     
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    Here's Johnny!!!!!!!
     
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    Doctor Sleep is slated to hit theaters in the fall(November 8th in the USA) so it's a perfect time.
     
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    I hope Warner upgrades the regular BD at the same time, like they did for 2001.

    I just rewatched Ready Player One last night where The Shining is memorably featured - I’m up for seeing this again.
     
  6. Bryan^H

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    I'm sure they will. 'The Shining' is by far the best Stanley Kubrick film in my opinion. This may be the 4K disc to accelerate my purchase of a 4K projector.
     
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    All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

    All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy:

    All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy,
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    all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
    All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy,
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    All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy...all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy...all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy...all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy...all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy...all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy...all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.​

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    All work and no play
    makes Jack
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    I hope they include both cuts.
     
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    This is going to be a must buy on 4K blu-ray!
     
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    While Warners did have the new upgraded master on the Blu-Ray included with the 4K 2001 & THE MATRIX, unfortunately they did not wIth BLADE RUNNER, THE MATRIX RELOADED and THE MATRIX REVOLUTIONS. So here's hopin'...
     
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    The Shining is a very good film, so this is great news. Another Kubrick film that in my opinion needs sprucing up is A Clockwork Orange- a
    masterpiece. I think the last BluRay release looks a bit soft, with bland colors. Maybe this one could be tweaked?
     
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    I think Clockwork could look a little bit better, but most of the softness is inherent in the original photography.
     
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    That is on the schedule in 4K Blu-Ray later this year as well.

    I'm starting to think we will get a Stanley Kubrick box set in 4K BD By Christmas. Still waiting to hear about Full Metal Jacket, and Eyes Wide Shut.
     
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    Great news about 'The Shining'. Though three isn't a press release, The Digital Bits are reporting that according to retailer notifications, 'A Clockwork Orange' is in the works for 4K release later this year.
     
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