35mm “preservations” of stuff already out on bluray is getting ridiculous, eventually it may lead to trouble.
something wrong with the bluray?
Snow kill was a harcore 1990 tv drama that has never been released in any format other than laserdisc and vhs. Not even a bootleg until now. I got this from ebay while searching for collectibles and captured it with a vtop usb capture and a Pioneer cld-1080 player.
Description from the back
Taking on the wilderness can be brutal. But taking on the wilderness and a gang of killers is war!
David Duke(The Winds of War) and Patti D’ Arbanvill(Wiseguy) star in this thrill-packed adventure that crackles with suspense and sudden violence. The excitement begins when five urbanites on a weekend of survival training cross paths with murderous drug smugglers. One by one the city dwellers fall victim to the thugs. Finally only beautiful Lauren(D’ Arbancille, the lone woman in the group, is left to outsmart them.
maybe flagging the video with the “report” button? Just a matter of deciding what to flag it as.
I’d replace his voice with Major Burns from Mash, now that would be funny.
any reason why you can’t just go to the torrents and re-download it?
That line of Vader’s makes me think of Matthew 17:20:
He replied, “Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.”
Technically anything would be possible through the Force, it’s the fabric of the universe after all, but actually mastering it to that level is another thing entirely. At least that’s how I’ve always understood it.
only thing I can think of is “the ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the force”
as to what that refers, we can only speculate.
for me it’s definite no, don’t encouarge disney to produce vomit.
don’t go paying for them, that’ll get you in trouble. Read up on bitorrent.
true lies just got done with a 1080p 35mm preservation, I havent seen it so I cant comment on the overall quality.
Bonanza and the Beverly hilbillies had their theme song completely replaced on some dvd releases, not sure if all of the releases are altered, apparently they were to cheap to license the theme songs, music rights suck.
The Lady and the Tramp LPP had no involvement from TN1. The scan looks good but it has multiple issues starting with the off-centre cropping!
I admit it’s not perfect, I actually never noticed the cropping. I’d still be curious to see how the color, contrast, etc compares to a dye transfer print.
Here are some rarities:
shining time station christmas special (available on youtube)
Elves 1989------ (okay this one is actually full blown blasphemy but it’s such an awfully done, hard to get, inappropriate, horror film that you might be interested. THe sort of movie you watch to shock your parents with. only released on vhs.
Hello everyone! Just a reminder that scanning is not cheap, and without new contributors I won’t be able to organise scanning of everything I would like to.
There are three new projects I would like to pursue:
- Fantasia (KOSTAL) from 2 prints (1 Kostal print, 1 IB print).
- Sleeping Beauty.
- Lady and the Tramp IB/Technicolor from 2 prints (plus the LPP already scanned).
If any of these interest you and you can help please get in contact!
Lady and the tramp technicolor, that would be cool, team negative’s lpp already looks great to my eyes, but the more the better.
Here’s a case of an old movie that’s been abandond by paramount until recently. The thing is the original cut is in the public domain and is available from lower quality releases. then in 2013 paramount release a restored dvd for their archive editions in the form of an extended cut with a new copyright and the theatrical wasn’t included.
Now twilight time has licensed the film for a limited edition bluray, but again it’s only the extended cut and this time it has the surround sound. Not that there’s anything wrong with the extended cut, but being a collector I want both versions, So I’ll be re-cutting it to it’s theatrical version again.
I assume the colors are accurate as I’ve only seen low quality releases of the original so I wont be messing with the bluray color timing, Unless someone knows something I don’t. I also would like to make a surround sound track, but my editor only supports stereo so that may be a while down the road.
It’s time for me to upgrade my old vga hp l1908w 1440x900 monitor. I’m looking for a good 4k or 1440p monitor, but given how budget is an issue we’re talking $300-$350 ish, I’m wondering if I’m even going to be able to tell the difference of going 4k. at that price range I’m thinking I can getting a higher end 1440p screen than I could with 4k, IE better contrast and color? Any suggestions/recommendations?
had to necrobump…
city of the dead
Elves(1989)… a really awful one
Temple of Doom is probably the only movie that ever scared me. The heart scene quite freaked me out when I saw it (must have been 6 or 7 at the time), and even though I enjoyed the rest of the movie I kinda avoided it for the next couple of years.
I’ve often wondered what happened with that one, It’s really just a horror movie, so how did it manage to get an initial pg and later pg-13 rating? didn’t the British sensors make george cut that scene to avoid a full blown R rating?
does anyone know if there is a color filter to average out the hue, contrast , gamma, etc over multiple frames or a whole scene, or is this something that pretty much has to be done one frame at a time?
when I was modifying my overhead into a cheapo experimental projector, I used vlc players transform option to pre-flip the image so it came out correct, why not build one of these while your at it?
It was bound to become a problem sooner or later, people have been selling illegal copies of “song of the south” and “the keep” for the same old profit based rule supply and demand. Unfortunately there’s not a whole lot that we can do about it though.
We’d be more interested if it was a smaller file that doesn’t take up like a 1/4th of hard-drive space.
I wasn’t talking about the uncompressed version, this will fit onto a single layer bluray, although I might make an even smaller version for avchd discs at some point.
Sita Sings the Blues is 2008 independent animated feature by Nina Paley. The dvd sound is stereo and near as I can find the only surround sound version is in 35mm. The best bluray compatible download at present is 1080x1440p mpeg2.
Fortunately, the film’s creator has generously made the working materials needed available for anyone to work with. This version will feature a fresh encode at 1080x1920 h264 from a 210 gigabyte master and both stereo and surround mixes.
Anyone interested? If so I’ll upload it.
epson xp-630 for me, it’s bit of an ink eater though.