Croweyes--I have to applaud your attention to detail and the passion with which you approach this. It may not be a deal breaker for me, but there is no question that you are right and the audio is being labeled inaccurately on the packaging.
I watched the disc last night--folks forget all this screen grab talk and debate--just watch this thing--it is beautiful.--As for the greenery--there is still enough brown in there with fallen leaves, etc to keep the autumnal feel--and my lovely blues are there in the night shots--this disc is great. I also found the new audio to be powerful. I am a happy camper-finally!
Watched Devil Rides Out--and while yes the option of the original version would have been a nice treat after watching this version I doubt I would ever go back. The FX enhancements are fairly subtle--this is not a case of new CGI characters popping out left and right--and I think they only enhance the film. I thought it looked great.