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Halloween [spoRv] *BD-25 RELEASED* — Page 10

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Thanks for your kind words, and for the advice!

Subtitles promptly corrected; if anyone want the correct SRT file, drop me a PM; of course the revised version would be used in the remastered version.

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spoRv, I don’t know if the Criterion edition has brightened darker or darkened brighter scenes - I am not convinced - to match the cathode tube era limitations, but my DVD from Opening edition with the LD master still looks the best to me, better than the THX or the BD. I am pretty sure that you agree with me. At least, I felt a doubt within you when you said years before :

“…what am I supposed to do now? Pretend that I discovered nothing, and continue the project as it was intended lately (regrading the BD with the 1999 THX DVD colors)? Regrading the BD using the laserdisc colors, as I intended to do from the beginning? Look at all the shots in the movie, and decide that if two (or three) have the same colors, this is the one to use for the final result? And what if all three are different?!? Maybe I could release two versions, the first with 1999 THX DVD colors, and the other with Criterion Laserdisc colors…”

Do you plan to regrade the movie on the basis of the criterion edition ? It shall be great. Here a couple of screenshots to remind what is obvious to me :

THX Master 1:

LD Master 1:

THX Master 2:

LD Master 2:

THX Master 3:

LD Master 3:

THX Master 4:

LD Master 4:

THX Master 5:

LD Master 5:

THX Master 6:

LD Master 6:

THX Master 7:

LD Master 7:

THX Master 8:

LD Master 8:

THX Master 9:

LD Master 9:

To my mind, THX (Lucasfilm) were a pioneer in digital treatment while the LD master belonged to the analog era. THX adds a yellow (orange?) tint. What do you think? 😃

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I’m pretty sure THX DVD color grading is not the one found on theaters, but one of the various “DP approved” versions (which is the right one, frankly I can’t say…)

Now, if LD color grading is sufficiently different from other BD ones, then it could be interested to use LD as color reference.

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I think it worth it. If you consider the BD master you can see that there is a green tint covering everything. Futhermore, lights (day and night) are heavily filtered by a typical digital process giving a dull look, perfectly unatural ; contrasts are boosted. In motion, the difference between the two masters is manifest :

BD Master 1:

LD Master 1:

BD Master 2:

LD Master 2:

BD Master 3:

LD Master 3:

BD Master 4:

LD Master 4:

BD Master 5:

LD Master 5:

BD Master 6:

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BD Master 7:

LD Master 7:

BD Master 8:

LD Master 8:

BD Master 9:

LD Master 9:

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Is it the Fundamental 006…? Also you have it as a BD-25 but when I bought some BD-25 disc’s the actual storage on them is only 22.5gb…? so will I need some BD-50gb discs for this one.?

Cheers,

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Yes, it is Fundamental Collection #006; and it can be burned on a BD-25, which is 25,025,314,816 bytes, or [(25,025,314,816) / (1024 x 1024 x 1024)] = 23.31GB

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Just out of curiosity, have the Criterion LD extras been preserved by anyone? Specifically the isolated music and effects track.

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Where were you in '77?

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So bummed I’m not on any private trackers to get this.

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Could someone please PM me the torrent link? I cannot access MySpleen.

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Hi, where can I get this? I own the 1999 THX DVD.