Latest/recent UHD/Blu-ray/DVD movies watched?

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by Ken_McAlinden, Dec 8, 2014.

  1. BZync

    BZync Forum Resident

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    Los Angeles
    Unfortunately, I do not possess the knowledge of the technical terms used to describe picture quality. Cannot say why it appears non-filmlike to me. But, during well lit sequences, it almost has a soap opera video look to it, instead of film. Perhaps someone else who has seen the blu ray can help out with the "why".
     
  2. Grey Alien

    Grey Alien Active Member

    Edge of Tomorrow (one of countless re-watches)
     
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  3. JWew

    JWew Currently thinking of a clever Custom Title...

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    KC, MO USA
    I know this doesn't count as a movie, but I've been watching my dvd box set of The Brady Bunch (currently in Season 2). I unabashedly love this show.
    I'd really like to see this series get a proper restoration on blu-ray - would gladly re-purchase!
     
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  4. Rachael Bee

    Rachael Bee Miembra muy loca

    I'm sure it's something as simple as what sort of filters they used on the production lighting to get the look that you call soap opera looking. Film can look many ways.
     
  5. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    in step with the movie. : )
     
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  6. LeBon Bush

    LeBon Bush Hound of Love

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    Austria
    Meet Me In St. Louis (1944): My, my, my, what a beautifully shot movie. It truly shines in glorious Technicolor and the cast - especially the endearing Judy Garland - is simply splendid. Fantastic songs, most of which are well-known classics today, even here in Austria. Truly golden-age Hollywood cinema :angel:

    Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940): I honestly didn't expect too much - all that hoofing? I couldn't imagine a movie highlighting that kind of dance to be all that worthwhile.
    Was I wrong! Like I just wrote on St. Louis, this is Hollywood at its most glorious, its most elegant, its most glamourous and its most fun, too. Fred Astaire is a terrific dancer, but the true star for me is the wonderful Eleanor Powell - to put it with Astaire's drinking sidekick: "What a gal!" Quite simply a beautiful movie.
     
  7. Al Kuenster

    Al Kuenster Forum Resident

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    Watched The Apple Dumpling Gang on dvd.
     
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  8. Grey Alien

    Grey Alien Active Member

    Doing a massive culling of blu titles atm, found some I'd forgotten I had, so up now is an evening of wholesome family entertainment with... Evil Dead (2013) :sigh:
     
  9. Al Kuenster

    Al Kuenster Forum Resident

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    Las Vegas, NV - US
    Picked a few titles up today;
    Leon: The Professional UHD
    Solo:A Star Wars Story UHD
    Jumanji (Robin Williams) UHD
    Ronin from Arrow Video
     
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  10. wavethatflag

    wavethatflag Your Ad Here

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    Pacifica, CA
    Now that's a Disney live action blast from the past. I have no idea what it's about but I'm 99 percent sure I saw it at the movies as a kid.
     
  11. Rachael Bee

    Rachael Bee Miembra muy loca

    Deadpool 2 UHD-BD came today from Amazonia.
     
  12. Bingo Bongo

    Bingo Bongo No music, no Life

    In preparation of going to see the Bohemian Rhapsody Movie, I played my Live QUEEN in Montreal 1982 Blu ray, with bonus Live Aid 1985.

    Freddy at his finest! :edthumbs:
     
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  13. Grey Alien

    Grey Alien Active Member

    Prometheus

    Eeeee-yeah... :sigh:
     
  14. Hadean75

    Hadean75 Forum Moonlighter

    Just watched Fantastic Voyage on Blu-ray:

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  15. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

  16. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    just just got a Japanese BD copy of this...
     
  17. Hadean75

    Hadean75 Forum Moonlighter

  18. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    A Late Quartet BD..
     
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  19. PhilBorder

    PhilBorder Forum Resident

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    It's a charming movie, and completely absorbing despite the minimal plot (will they move or not...) The family just sort of rolls from one event to the next, but stuff just keeps wonderfully happening in a way that's half way between romanticism and real. Minnelli's genius was to balance that.
     
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  21. LeBon Bush

    LeBon Bush Hound of Love

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    Austria
    It's totally captivating, and it makes me feel very sentimental - even though I have no memories of either 1904 or 1944. Truly a result of fantastic, well-balanced directing.
     
  22. SpudOz

    SpudOz Forum Resident

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    Was this as bad as what I remembered it from 1983? Oh hell no. It was MUCH worse than that. What an utter crock. Even with a 20% discount I paid way too much for it.
     
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  23. Grey Alien

    Grey Alien Active Member

    Jurassic Park 3 blu

    Now on the pile for the op-shop.
     
  24. Much of Doctor Detroit clearly doesn't work but there are a few fun scenes. Dan Aykroyd would go on to marry the hot blonde on the cover of that Blu-ray.

    Doctor Detroit Blu-ray Review - DoBlu.com
     
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  25. BILLONEEG

    BILLONEEG Forum Resident

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    New Jersey
    "In A Lonely Place" & "Incredibles 2" Both highly recommended!
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