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post #1 of 6 Old 02-21-2014, 10:26 AM - Thread Starter
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I hadn't seen this one mentioned around here, so I thought I'd point it out in case anyone else was interested.

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Also, I saw that Once is available as well. Not sure if the blu ray will be any improvement on the DVD, but since ours was borrowed and never returned, I think I'll be picking that one up as well.

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Once has been available for a number of years in the UK. Honestly, I don't think the movie will ever look that good. The UK Blu-ray looks like what Once is, a low-budget Indie movie.
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Once has been available for a number of years in the UK. Honestly, I don't think the movie will ever look that good. The UK Blu-ray looks like what Once is, a low-budget Indie movie.

Right, I certainly don't expect any improvement in this release. For whatever reason, though, it feels more right that if I have to purchase it again then I may as well buy this version.

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I hadn't seen this one mentioned around here, so I thought I'd point it out in case anyone else was interested.

Here is the link.

Also, I saw that Once is available as well. Not sure if the blu ray will be any improvement on the DVD, but since ours was borrowed and never returned, I think I'll be picking that one up as well.
Should be an improvement, upscaling DVD's is always a crap shoot.

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Once has been available for a number of years in the UK. Honestly, I don't think the movie will ever look that good. The UK Blu-ray looks like what Once is, a low-budget Indie movie.

Yep, "Once" was shot with a Sony HVR-Z1 .
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Yep, "Once" was shot with a Sony HVR-Z1 .

Which was a prosumer camera intended for TV broadcast work (as in, shooting news footage), not for feature film work.

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