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Info Wanted: Which is best? Harmy, 4K, Silver Screen etc?

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There are so many recut and restored versions of the original trilogy. I want to know witch version is the best. Harmy, 4K, Silver Screen, ETC. I’m not smart, so I really don’t know technical aspects.

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4K is the best quality, Harmy is perfect Blu Ray, Silver Screen is unrestored

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Dwalin:
I’m guessing the capitals have caught you off guard: “etc.”, i.e. “et cetera”.

PIXARFanDude678:
For a clean “how the Blu-ray should have been” look, I’d go with Despecialized.
For a more nostalgic “what it was like in the cinema”, then 4K77/83 or SSE for Star Wars.

Bluto

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If I had to choose one out of all three id proably go with 4K77/4K83 and 4K80 when that comes out.

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I think an underrated qualifier is to consider your screen of choice.

I primarily use a by-now outddated TV as how I watch movies and TV. It has a hard time with shadows, turning 'em green, almost no matter how I calibrate it. So something like 4K77, while fantastic in of itself, looks objectively worse than Despecialized on my monitor – even without taking into account grain preference. Heck, even the Silver Screen Experience might turn out better for me than 4K77 for that reason (though it is objectively much, MUCH rougher).

Personal taste and equipment matter here.

Also, that some serious gravedigging you’ve done there StarWarsTrilogyNerd. We’ve got a million threads like this by now 😛

A Goon in a Gaggle of 'em