OK, here’s a comparison gallery for the Rancor scene of RAW LPP scan vs v2.5 vs Grindhouse.
The grindhouse is one set of settings for the whole thing and yes it does have quite a bit more shadow detail but I included a few shots that were sourced from the BD in v2.5 (already brightened) to remind you that that is what I had to match the black levels of the LPP inserts to, so as not to make them stand out like a sore thumb. There is certainly room for improvement and I was planning on starting on this scene from scratch in v3.0 anyway, because it needs manual rather than automated cleanup to avoid artifacts, but the fact that I had to match the black levels of the Blu-Ray source is definitely something to keep in mind when looking at these. 😃
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