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The Rise of Skywalker: color grade changes on Disney+

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Fake news. The Blu Ray looks like the current version on D+. It’s not possible to compare with the old version, unless someone happened to use Anystream to archive a 720p copy.

If I had some gum, I’d chew a hole into the sun…

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They haven’t updated it - I made a Twitter post explaining this (linked below), but essentially:

The ‘too blue’ screencaps are from a 4K HDR blu-ray: HDR colour data doesn’t translate to non HDR screens, which gives them sickly or faded colours. The source of these screencaps are the first Google result for ‘The Rise of Skywalker screencaps’, so people who (for whatever reason), haven’t watched the movie since cinemas (and have seen these images widely-circulated) will give it another go on Disney+ and assume it’s been re-graded.

Comparison pics are in the tweet: https://twitter.com/ChrisRogers1138/status/1397251817638187010

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thenerfherder38 said:

They haven’t updated it - I made a Twitter post explaining this (linked below), but essentially:

The ‘too blue’ screencaps are from a 4K HDR blu-ray: HDR colour data doesn’t translate to non HDR screens, which gives them sickly or faded colours. The source of these screencaps are the first Google result for ‘The Rise of Skywalker screencaps’, so people who (for whatever reason), haven’t watched the movie since cinemas (and have seen these images widely-circulated) will give it another go on Disney+ and assume it’s been re-graded.

Comparison pics are in the tweet: https://twitter.com/ChrisRogers1138/status/1397251817638187010

Thanks for the clarification!

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Just so weird there was such a buzz over… literally nothing.

Well done. I will disengage self-destruct initiative.

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What is labeled as ORIGINAL in the first post is quite close to what the AMAZON WEB-DL version of the movie looks like - at least the early web-dl rip had these colors for sure. I immediately noticed the difference once I got the blu-ray and did my own comparisons long before the internet became aware of this issue. The blu-ray has always been exactly as blue as the second screencap, so it’s not an updated color grading.

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