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Info Wanted: Which OT preservation should I show my gf?

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I found out with a shock recently that my girlfriend has never seen Star Wars… any of them.  Obviously, I would not stand for such a catastrophe.  So I’m planning on having her over to watch the OT (and maybe… maybe the PT)  for a day.  Here’s my issue:  I want to show her preservations, so she can see them the way they were meant to be seen, but not having time to really commit to watching many of them, I can’t say which is of the highest quality.  Which one should I show her?  I’ve been leaning toward Dark_Jedi’s preservations based on what I’ve heard, but would really like some outside opinions.  If all else fails I will show her Harmy’s Despecialized Editions which I have relied on for quite a while for lack of time to really commit to watching others.

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How important is "HD" to you?

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AntcuFaalb said:

How important is "HD" to you?

Not important at all.  In fact most of my dvds are SD and look fine on my hdtv imo.  I mean, obviously I want it to look good. I could always hook up my old vcr and show her my old '95 vhs tapes if I didn't care at all, but it doesn't have to be HD, just at least as presentable as a standard definition dvd.

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Darth Lucas said:

AntcuFaalb said:

How important is "HD" to you?

Not important at all.  In fact most of my dvds are SD and look fine on my hdtv imo.  I mean, obviously I want it to look good. I could always hook up my old vcr and show her my old '95 vhs tapes if I didn't care at all, but it doesn't have to be HD, just at least as presentable as a standard definition dvd.

In that case I'd recommend showing her the 2006 Bonus DVDs on a good DVD player and CRT TV.

A picture is worth a thousand words. Post 102 is worth more.

I’m late to the party, but I think this is the best song. Enjoy!

—Teams Jetrell Fo 1, Jetrell Fo 2, and Jetrell Fo 3

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You could also check out Dark Jedi & You_Too's "Star Wars Theatrical V3 DVD" available on Myspleen. It is the best representation of how it looked in the day. IMHO

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Thank you all for the opinions.  I'm going to check out Dark Jedi & You_Too's v3.  Seems to be what I'm looking for as the main problem I have with Harmy's Despecialized Editions is color correction.

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Very good choice, I'm pretty certain she'll like it. 

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What do you all think of Moth3r's Pwnage edition?  I did a little further research and looking at comparisons between the two, Moth3r's seems to have nearly identical colors to Dark_Jedi's but a crisper image.  Then again sometimes stills like this don't do justice.

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Darth Lucas said:

Thank you all for the opinions.  I'm going to check out Dark Jedi & You_Too's v3.  Seems to be what I'm looking for as the main problem I have with Harmy's Despecialized Editions is color correction.

The color correction in Harmy's depecialized is the original 77 color timing. 

 

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Darth Lucas said:

AntcuFaalb said:

How important is "HD" to you?

Not important at all.  In fact most of my dvds are SD and look fine on my hdtv imo.  I mean, obviously I want it to look good. I could always hook up my old vcr and show her my old '95 vhs tapes if I didn't care at all, but it doesn't have to be HD, just at least as presentable as a standard definition dvd.

You should get your eyes checked. ;-)

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Mavimao said:

Darth Lucas said:

Thank you all for the opinions.  I'm going to check out Dark Jedi & You_Too's v3.  Seems to be what I'm looking for as the main problem I have with Harmy's Despecialized Editions is color correction.

The color correction in Harmy's depecialized is the original 77 color timing. 

 

Only for Star Wars.  For Empire, for example, I'd choose DJ/U2 if color was my primary concern too (it isn't in my case).

But there's no reason he can't mix-and-match.  Get Harmy's Star Wars, and then Empire and Jedi elsewhere.  The best of breed for all movies.

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Ok, so here's what I'm thinking.  Harmy's Despecialized Star Wars, Adywan's Theatrical Empire Strikes Back, and Dark_Jedi/You_Too's Return of the Jedi.