Originally Posted by PooperScooper
I agree the BD could look better, but at least they didn't go out of the way to alter content, eg. DNR
If only. I'm going to have to strongly disagree with this statement.
Considering it doesn't have a first-rate transfer to begin with, and a rather poor bitrate, the first half of the movie actually looks perfectly decent. Almost exactly halfway through something happens though, maybe whoever supervised the transfer went on lunch break and someone else took over, with the first order of business being to turn the DNR knob way up, leaving nothing but a super-soft image with virtually no natural grain or detail.
This is fairly indicative of the quality of much of the first half:
And this is what it looks like a lot of the time during the second half:
In other words yet another
release that could have been OK, but someone had to go and mess with it.