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Old 10-22-2010, 09:52 AM
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The Faculty definitely looks like an older telecine HD scan from a few years ago, made for broadcast television. Probably the best we will ever get for the film, as the catalog market implodes. A decent upgrade in resolution from the American DVD, which was released years ago.

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Old 10-22-2010, 10:53 AM
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I mostly agree with the reviews I've seen of this, though the HDD review by Nate Boss includes the odd line: "Most viewers won't notice a real difference here, as they'll just see the film filling their widescreen TVs and be satisfied, but there are a few instances in the film where this light opening up of the matte cuts off detail, even if it isn't truly crucial to the film."

Ya, that makes no sense. How could revealing more of the picture cut off detail?

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The Faculty definitely looks like an older telecine HD scan from a few years ago, made for broadcast television. Probably the best we will ever get for the film, as the catalog market implodes. A decent upgrade in resolution from the American DVD, which was released years ago.

I'd say more than a "decent upgrade". It's not the best Blu-Ray around, but it's miles ahead of a non-anamorphic DVD.
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Has anyone seen Frequency or at least know it's specs?

Also, how is the pq of A Hard Days Night?

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There's a good user review of Frequency on Blu-ray.com. Beware the lossy stereo audio...

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